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Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus by Ludwig Wittgenstein
Book DescriptionPerhaps the most important work of philosophy written in the twentieth century, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus was the only philosophical work that Ludwig Wittgenstein published during his lifetime. Written in short, carefully numbered paragraphs of extreme brilliance, it captured the imagination of a generation of philosophers. For Wittgenstein, logic was something we use to conquer a reality which is in itself both elusive and unobtainable. He famously summarized the book in the following words: 'What can be said at all can be said clearly; and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.' David Pears and Brian McGuinness received the highest praise for their meticulous translation. The work is prefaced by Bertrand Russell's original introduction to the first English edition.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415254083
(198mm x 129mm x 11mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-May-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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The most complete edition yet published of Wittgenstein s 1929 lecture includes a never-before published first draft and makes fresh claims for its significance in Wittgenstein s oeuvre.
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Long awaited by the scholarly community, Wittgenstein s so-called Big Typescript (von Wright Catalog no. TS 213) is presented here for the first time in an en-face German English scholars edition, complete with clear indications to help the reader identify the various levels of Wittgenstein s editing.
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Author Biography - Ludwig Wittgenstein
Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 - 1951) is regarded by many as the most outstanding philosopher of the twentieth century.
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