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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
White, Roger M.
Wittgenstein's Tractatus logico-philosophicus.
London ; New York, N.Y. : Continuum, c2006
|Named Person:||Ludwig Wittgenstein; Ludwig Wittgenstein|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Roger M White
|ISBN:||0826486177 9780826486172 0826486185 9780826486189|
|Description:||viii, 163 p. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||2 Overview of Themes 8 --
3 Reading the Tractatus 16 --
4 Reception and Influence 135.
|Series Title:||Continuum reader's guides.|
|Other Titles:||Tractatus logico-philosophicus|
|Responsibility:||Roger M. White.|
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Context Chapter 2: Overview of Themes Chapter 3:Reading the Tractatus Section 1 ‘The world is everything that is the case.’ Section 2 ‘What is the case, a fact, is the obtaining of states of affairs.’ Section 3 ‘A logical picture of the facts is a thought.’ Section 4 ‘A thought is a significant proposition.’ Section 5 ‘A Proposition is a truth-function of elementary propositions.’ Section 6 ‘The general form of truth-function is: [p, , N ()].’ Section 7 ‘Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.’ Chapter 4: Reception and Influence Chapter 5: Guide to Further Reading Bibliography Index
"It is relatively easy to cobble together an interpretation of the Tractatus from scattered bits of Wittgenstein's book, much harder to stick to the words on the page and figure out the point of it