SJS               

Severin Schroeder 

(MA, PhD, Hamburg)        

    

Department of Philosophy

University of Reading

Reading RG6 6AA

                                     

email: s.j.schroeder@reading.ac.uk

 

Whiteknights Campus, HumSS G68

Tel: 0118 378 7333

                                                                

I am Associate Professor (Reader) in the Department of Philosophy at Reading, which I joined in 2005. I have taught at Birkbeck College, London (1997-98), Christ Church, Oxford (since 1997), and Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford (1998-2005).

 

Undergraduate Teaching

Wittgenstein  (PP3WITSpring 2014

Aesthetics  (PP2AES) Autumn 2013

Early Modern Philosophy 2: Hume & Kant (PP2EM2) Spring 2014

Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Sartre  (PP3SNS)

Philosophy of Mind  (PP2MIN)

Philosophy of Literature  (PP3LIT)

 

Research Interests
Wittgenstein; Aesthetics; Philosophy of Mind; Schopenhauer.


Publications include:

 

    Ed.: Philosophy of Literature, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

 

        Wittgenstein lesen: Ein Kommentar zu ausgewählten Passagen der “Philosophischen Untersuchtungen”,

                        Stuttgart: Frommann-Holzboog, 2009.


flybottle    Wittgenstein: The Way Out of the Fly Bottle, Cambridge: Polity Press, 2006.

 

images       Ed.: Wittgenstein and Contemporary Philosophy of Mind, Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2001.

 

PSA         Das Privatsprachen-Argument: Wittgenstein über Empfindung und Ausdruck, Paderborn: Schöningh/Mentis, 1998.

 

 

Some articles

• 'Mathematical Propositions as Rules of Grammar', in Grazer Philosophische Studien, forthcoming 2014.

• 'Wittgenstein on Grammar and Grammatical Statements', in: H. Glock & J. Hyman (eds), The Blackwell Companion to Wittgenstein, Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming 2014.

• 'Wittgenstein on Aesthetics', in: H. Glock & J. Hyman (eds), The Blackwell Companion to Wittgenstein, Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming 2014.

• 'Art, Value, and Function', forthcoming n The Nordic Journal of Aesthetics 46 (2014).

• (with John Preston) 'The Neuroscientific Case for a Representative Theory of Perception', in T. Racine & K. Slaney (eds), A Wittgensteinian Perspective on the Use of Conceptual Analysis in Psychology, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

• ‘Wittgenstein on Rules in Language and Mathematics’, in: N. Venturinha, The Textual Genesis of Wittgenstein’s ‘Philosophical Investigations’, London: Routledge, 2013.

• ‘Can I have your pain?’ in Philosophical Investigations 36 (2013).

Belief and “Belief”: Reply to Burley’, in: Heythrop Journal 54 (2013).

• 'Das Privatsprachen-Argument’, in: R.W. Puster (Hg.), Klassische Argumentationen der Philosophie, Münster: Mentis, 2013.

• ‘Music and Metaphor’, in British Journal of Aesthetics, 53 (2013), 1-20.

•‘Conjecture, Proof, and Sense, in Wittgenstein’s Philosophy of Mathematics’, in: C. Jäger & W. Löffler (eds), Epistemology: Contexts, Values, Disagreement. Proceedings of the 34th International Ludwig Wittgenstein Symposium in Kirchberg, 2011, Frankfurt: Ontos, 2012.

• 'Über Wert und Zweck von Kunstwerken', in Zeitschreift für philosophische Forschung, 66:1 (2012).

• ‘Schopenhauer’s Influence on Wittgenstein’, in B. Vandenabeele (ed.), A Companion to Schopenhauer, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

•‘Private Sprache’, in: H.J. Sandkühler (ed), Enzyklopädie Philosophie, Hamburg: Felix Meiner Verlag, 2010.

•‘Wittgenstein’, in: T. O'Connor & C. Sandis (eds), A Companion to the Philosophy of Action, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

• ‘A Tale of Two Problems: Wittgenstein’s Discussion of Aspect Perception’, in: J. Cottingham & P.M.S. Hacker (eds), Mind, Method, and Morality: Essays in Honour of Anthony Kenny, Oxford: OUP, 2010.

• ‘Hempel’s Paradox, Law-likeness, and Causal Relations ’, in Philosophical Investigations, July 2009.

• ‘Analytic Truths and Grammatical Propositions’, in: H. J. Glock & J. Hyman (eds), Wittgenstein and Analytic Philosophy, Oxford: OUP, 2009.

• ‘The Tightrope Walker’ [Wittgenstein on religious belief], in: Ratio, Dec 2007.

• ‘Moore’s Paradox and First Person Authority’, in: Grazer Philosophische Studien 71, 2006.

• ‘Why Juliet is the Sun’, in: M. Siebel & M. Textor (eds), Semantik & Ontologie, Frankfurt/Main: Ontos Verlag, 2004.

• ‘The Concept of Trying’, in: Philosophical Investigations, July 2001.

• ‘The Coded-Message Model of Literature’, in: R. Allen & M. Turvey (eds), Wittgenstein, Theory and the Arts, London: Routledge, 2001.

 

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