Wittgenstein

Wittgenstein

by Avrum Stroll
     
 

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Combining careful organization with a highly readable style, eminent scholar Avrum Stroll outlines the unconventional backdrop to Wittgenstein's great philosophical achievements: his dramatic change of professions, his eccentric lifestyle, and his privileged background. Lively and hopeful analogies punctuate this crisp and straightforward analysis of the

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Combining careful organization with a highly readable style, eminent scholar Avrum Stroll outlines the unconventional backdrop to Wittgenstein's great philosophical achievements: his dramatic change of professions, his eccentric lifestyle, and his privileged background. Lively and hopeful analogies punctuate this crisp and straightforward analysis of the philosopher's three great ideas, revealing the dramatic reversals of opinion that characterized Wittgenstein's career, and provide a penetrating insight into the way in which language shapes our world.

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ISBN-13:
9781851684861
Publisher:
Oneworld Publications
Publication date:
01/25/2007
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
1,138,393
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.75(h) x (d)

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