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Approaches to Wittgenstein - Brian McGuinness

Approaches to Wittgenstein

Hardcover Published: 20th December 2001
ISBN: 9780415032612
Number Of Pages: 320

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"Approaches to Wittgenstein" brings together for the first time the many varied aspects of Wittgenstein's life, philosophy and aesthetic attitudes. It draws from many of his unpublished manuscripts to illuminate his work.

Preface I
The Man -
'The lion speaks, and we don't understand.' Wittgenstein after 100 years
Philosophy and Biography
Asceticism and Ornament
The Idea of Jewishness
'It will be terrible afterwards, whoever wins'
The Tractatus -
The Path to Tractatus
Pictures and Form
The So-called Realism of Tractatus
Language and Reality
The Grundgedanke of the Tractatus
Philosophy of Science
The Value of Science
The Unsayable: a Genetic Account
Philosophy bevisited -
Wittgenstein and the Vienna Circle
Relations with and within the Circle
Philosophy of Language and Philosophy of Mind
Freud and Wittgenstein
On Certainty: Comments on a paper by G.H. von Wright
Bertrand Russell and the Notes on Logic
Some Pre-Tractatus Manuscripts
Manuscripts and Works in the 1930s
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ISBN: 9780415032612
ISBN-10: 041503261X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 20th December 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.54 x 15.65  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1