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A concise, readable account of the life and work of Ludwig Wittgenstein, one of the greatest and most original philosophers of the twentieth century
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Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Overview

A concise, readable account of the life and work of Ludwig Wittgenstein, one of the greatest and most original philosophers of the twentieth century
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781861896094
  • Publisher: Reaktion Books, Limited
  • Publication date: 6/16/2011
  • Series: Critical Lives
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Edward Kanterian is a senior subject tutor and lecturer in philosophy at St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford and coeditor of the forthcoming Wittgenstein and His Interpreters: Essays in Memory of Gordon Baker.

 

 

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Table of Contents


Introduction     7
Family and Early Years, 1889-1911     11
Cambridge, Norway and Philosophy, 1911-14     30
In the Trenches, 1914-18     61
Logic and Mysticism: The Tractatus     73
The Wilderness Years, 1918-29     87
Return to Cambridge and Philosophy, 1929-39     112
Professorship and Wartime, 1939-47     147
Nothing is Hidden: Philosophical Investigations     169
The Last Years, 1947-51     187
The Aftermath     198
References     206
Bibliography     219
Acknowledgements     223
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