Synopses & Reviews
'A generous, careful and clearly argued book... which deserves a very wide circulation, and could serve as the prototype for a whole new genre of analysis in politically theory.'--Stephen E. Toulmin, American Political Science Review
Hanna Pitkin argues that Wittgenstein's later philosophy offers a revolutionary new conception of language, and hence a new and deeper understanding of ourselves and the world of human institutions and action.
About the Author
Hanna Fenichel Pitkin is Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, and author of Fortune is a Woman: Gender and Politics in the Thought of Niccolo Machiavelli (California, 1987).