Biography and Philosophy
Edited by James C. Klagge
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Wittgenstein by James C. Klagge
Book DescriptionThis collection of essays deals with the relationship between Wittgenstein's life and his philosophy. The first two essays reflect on general problems inherent in philosophical biography itself. The essays that follow draw on recently published letters as well as recently published diaries from the 1930s to explore Wittgenstein's background as an engineer and its relation to the Tractatus, the impact of his schizoid personality on his approach to philosophy, his role as a diarist, letter-writer and polemicist, and finally the complex issue of Wittgenstein as a Jew. Written by a first-rate team of Wittgenstein scholars including two published biographers of the philosopher, Brian McGuinness and Ray Monk, this collection will appeal to anyone with a serious interest in the most influential philosopher of the twentieth century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521008686
(228mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 13-Aug-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author James C. Klagge
Wittgenstein, Hardback (August 2001)
A collection of essays exploring the relationship between Wittgenstein's life and his philosophy.
Methods of Interpreting Plato and His Dialogues, Hardback (February 1992)» View all books by James C. Klagge
In this volume, a number of renowned scholars of Plato reflect upon their interpretive methods. Topics covered include the use of ancient authorities in interpreting Plato's dialogues, Plato's literary and rhetorical style, his arguments and characters, and his use of the dialogue form.
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