John Searle on Wittgenstein


In this video, Bryan Magee speaks with John Searle about Wittgenstein, ranging from the Tractatus to the Philosophical Investigations (the interview is divided into 5 video sections). An edited and elaborated transcript of this interview (and the rest of the interviews that were part of this BBC television series, which aired in 1987) are available in a book, entitled The Great Philosophers: An Introduction to Western Philosophy.

(To see Bryan Magee’s interview with Iris Murdoch, on the topic of “philosophy and literature,” click here.)

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