Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (The original 1922 edition with an introduction by Bertram Russell) [NOOK Book]

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The Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus is the only book-length philosophical work published by the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein in his lifetime. It was an ambitious project: to identify the relationship between language and reality and to define the limits of science. It ...

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This carefully crafted ebook: “Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (The original 1922 edition with an introduction by Bertram Russell)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.

The Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus is the only book-length philosophical work published by the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein in his lifetime. It was an ambitious project: to identify the relationship between language and reality and to define the limits of science. It is recognized as a significant philosophical work of the twentieth century.

Wittgenstein wrote the notes for Tractatus while he was a soldier during World War I and completed it when a prisoner of war at Como and later Cassino in August 1918. It was first published in German in 1921 as Logisch-Philosophische Abhandlung. Tractatus was influential chiefly amongst the logical positivists of the Vienna Circle, such as Rudolf Carnap and Friedrich Waismann.

Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein (1889 – 1951) was an Austrian-British philosopher who worked primarily in logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of language. He published few works in his lifetime, including one book review, one article, a children's dictionary, and the 75-page Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (1921).

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  • ISBN-13: 9788074849824
  • Publisher: e-artnow ebooks
  • Publication date: 11/10/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 91
  • Sales rank: 1,070,535
  • File size: 474 KB

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  • Posted January 4, 2011

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    Might be brilliant, but...

    This book is in two languages, printed side-by-side. A clever idea in print. Completely broken in the ebook format.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 2, 2004

    Amazing Book!

    Wittgenstein's lucid presentation of his concepts is inspiring. The reader will find a new and helpful view of logic and language through this master work.

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  • Posted May 28, 2011

    Not for the serious reader

    This is a terrible translation. Wittgenstien is difficult enough without trying to sift through a botched up translation that isn't even gramatically correct much of the time.

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