Wittgenstein, Metrology, Certainties

12 Sep 2012
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

470 Stephens Hall

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Martin Kusch
Professor, Applied Theory of Science and Epistemology, Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna (Austria)

The paper explores the role of metrology (esp. clock coordination and the standard meter) as metaphor and analogy in the later Wittgenstein’s thinking about knowledge and skepticism.

This event is sponsored by CSTMS.
Additional sponsorship comes from: ¬†HPLMS Working Group, Department of Philosophy • Office for the History of Science and Technology