Reading Wittgenstein within the Framework of Rorty and Irigaray


ER S. E.

BEYTULHIKME-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHILOSOPHY, vol.5, no.2, pp.169-189, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.18491/bijop.10866
  • Title of Journal : BEYTULHIKME-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHILOSOPHY
  • Page Numbers: pp.169-189

Abstract

In this study, the legacy of late Wittgenstein's philosophy turned over poststructuralist/postmodern philosophy is discussed in Richard Rorty and Luce Irigaray in particular. In this period with its prominent emphasis on "difference" rather than "identity" (language game) Wittgenstein enables Rorty to square accounts with "the great mirror" broken vertical bar especially the notion of representation broken vertical bar of Cartesian tradition. And Irigaray, in Wittgensteinian jargon, destroying the masculine structure of the dominating language games of Western metaphysics investigates the possibility of a feminine discourse with an emphasis on creative difference. In this context, our study will also focus on the theme of Wittgenstein of the two poststructuralist/postmodern thinkers. own philosophical loci.