Description - The Wittgenstein Reader by Sir Anthony Kenny
This popular selection of Wittgenstein's key writings has now been updated to include new material relevant to recent debates about the philosopher. This title follows the evolution of Wittgenstein's philosophical thought from the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus through to the Philosophical Investigations. Excerpts are arranged by topic and introduce readers to all the central concerns of Wittgenstein's philosophy. Now, this title includes a new chapter on 'Sense, Nonsense and Philosophy' incorporating material relevant to recent debates about Wittgenstein.
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Blackwell Publishing Ltd
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Author Biography - Sir Anthony Kenny
Sir Anthony Kenny was formerly Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Oxford University, Master of Balliol College, Oxford and Warden of Rhodes House, Oxford. He was also President of the British Academy, Chairman of the Board of the British Library and a Trustee of Wittgenstein's copyrights. He is the author or editor of more than 30 books, including Wittgenstein (Revised Edition, 2006), A Brief History of Western Philosophy (1998) and The Legacy of Wittgenstein (1984), all published by Blackwell.