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Written over the last 18 months of his life and inspired by his interest in G. E. Moore's defense of common sense, this much discussed volume collects Wittgenstein's reflections on knowledge and certainty, on what it is to know a proposition for sure.

Synopsis:

The volume is full of thought-provoking insight which will prove a stimulus both to further study and to scholarly disagreement.

About the Author

Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) was born in Austria and studied at Cambridge under Bertrand Russell. He volunteered to serve in the Austrian army at the outbreak of World War I, and in 1918 was captured and sent to a prison camp in Italy, where he finished his masterpiece, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, one of the most important philosophical works of all time. After the war Wittgenstein eventually returned to Cambridge to teach.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061316869
Author:
Wittgenstein, Ludwig
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Author:
by Ludwig Wittgenstein
Author:
by Ludwig Wittgenstein
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Modern
Subject:
Epistemology
Subject:
Certainty
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
1212
Publication Date:
19720906
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from PreS to 3
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.14x5.28x.47 in. .32 lbs.
Age Level:
from 2 to 8

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