Review-Toril Moi’s Revolution of the Ordinary: Literary Studies after Wittgenstein, Austin, and Cavell

Niklas Forsberg reviews Toril Moi’s Revolution of the Ordinary: Literary Studies after Wittgenstein, Austin, and Cavell, published by University of Chicago Press (2017).

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Niklas Forsberg is Head of Research at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Pardubice. He is the author of the monograph Language Lost and Found: On Iris Murdoch and the Limits of Philosophical Discourse (Bloomsbury, 2013). He has also published several articles and essays, the most recent of which include “‘Taking the Linguistic Method Seriously’: On Iris Murdoch on Language and Linguistic Philosophy,” in Murdoch on Truth and Love, ed. Gary Browning (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018), “&c.: On Linguistic Regularity, Normativity and Language Acquisition,” in A Companion to Wittgenstein on Education: Pedagogical Investigations, ed. Michael A. Peters and Jeff Stickney (Springer, 2017), and “Thinking About a Word—Love, for Example,” Metaphilosophy (2017).

Niklas Forsberg, review of Revolution of the Ordinary: Literary Studies after Wittgenstein, Austin, and Cavell, by Toril Moi, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 39:2 (2019), pp. 549-63.

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