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The Wittgenstein reader

Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein; Anthony Kenny
Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2006.
Series: Blackwell readers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This popular collection of Wittgenstein's key writings represents the breadth and complexity of the philosopher's work. It follows the evolution of Wittgenstein's philosophical thought from the Tractatus Logico Philosophicus through the Blue and Brown Books to his later work in the Philosophical Investigations. The excerpts are arranged by topic and introduce readers to all the central concerns of Wittgenstein's  Read more...
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Named Person: Ludwig Wittgenstein
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ludwig Wittgenstein; Anthony Kenny
ISBN: 1405135832 1405135840 9781405135832 9781405135849
OCLC Number: 61123040
Description: viii, 274 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1 Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus 1 --
2 The Rejection of Logical Atomism 31 --
3 The Nature of Philosophy 46 --
4 Meaning and Understanding 70 --
5 Intentionality 84 --
6 Following a Rule 99 --
7 Thinking 120 --
8 The Will 135 --
9 Private Language and Private Experience 144 --
10 Aspect and Image 172 --
11 The First Person 187 --
12 The Inner and the Outer 203 --
13 Necessity 216 --
14 Scepticism and Certainty 232 --
15 Sense, Nonsense and Philosophy 245 --
16 Ethics, Life and Faith 251.
Series Title: Blackwell readers.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited by Anthony Kenny.
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