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Wittgenstein on Rules and Private Language

Wittgenstein on Rules and Private Language

An Elementary Exposition

Saul A. Kripke

ISBN 9780674954014

Publication date: 07/15/1984

In this book Saul Kripke brings his powerful philosophic intelligence to bear on Wittgenstein's analysis of the notion of following a rule.


  • Kripke's interpretation, and his arguments, deserve—and will repay—extremely careful attention.

    —Philosophical Books


  • Saul A. Kripke is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at The Graduate Center, City University of New York.

Book Details

  • 160 pages
  • 5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches
  • Harvard University Press