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Faculty of Philosophy


Michael Potter will give his inaugural lecture as Professor of Logic.

On 9th October 1913 Ludwig Wittgenstein dictated a typescript, part of what are now known as the Notes on Logic, in the presence of his supervisor, Bertrand Russell. In that typescript Wittgenstein says that `assertion is merely psychological’? Why does he say it, is it true, and what consequences does it have for our understanding of logic?

This lecture is open to the public.

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Friday, 18 October, 2013 - 17:30 to 18:30
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Jenni Lecky-Thompson
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Event location: 
Little Hall, Sidgwick Avenue