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In this 1921 opus, Wittgenstein defined the object of philosophy as the logical clarification of thoughts and proposed the solution to most philosophic problems by means of a critical method of linguistic analysis. Beginning with the principles of symbolism, the author applies his theories to traditional philosophy, and more. Introduction by Bertrand Russell.

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Reprints not only the original translation from German, but also Bertrand Russell's introduction and the index, which was first added in a 1955 edition. Austro-British philosopher Wittgenstein (1889-1951) created a sensation among intellectuals with the treatise by claiming that philosophy was a matter of logic rather than of metaphysics. Cited in /Books for College Libraries, 3d ed./ Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews@booknews.com)

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In his proposal of the solution to most philosophic problems by means of a critical method of linguistic analysis, Wittgenstein sets the stage for the development of logical positivism. Introduction by Bertrand Russell.

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In his proposal of the solution to most philosophic problems by means of a critical method of linguistic analysis, Wittgenstein sets the stage for the development of logical positivism. Introduction by Bertrand Russell.

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h2oetry, January 2, 2011 (view all comments by h2oetry)
The world is everything that is the case. I understood maybe 1/5th of this short treatise on language, logic, solipsism and philosophy. But even that was enough to make it on this top ten list. The 1/5th understanding is after reading it three times, by the way. He's a poetic philosopher, so what he is saying is either 100 percent or zero percent clear. I wanted to read this a few times before starting his other works, so I will begin those in 2011.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780486404455
Other:
Russell, Bertrand Arthur
Russell, Bertrand:
Other
Author:
Wittgenstein, Ludwig
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N Y. :
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Logic
Subject:
Logic, symbolic and mathematical
Subject:
Language and languages
Subject:
Language and logic
Subject:
Language and languages -- Philosophy.
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
PHILOSOPHY / Logic
Edition Number:
471
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19980131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.4 lb

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In his proposal of the solution to most philosophic problems by means of a critical method of linguistic analysis, Wittgenstein sets the stage for the development of logical positivism. Introduction by Bertrand Russell.
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In his proposal of the solution to most philosophic problems by means of a critical method of linguistic analysis, Wittgenstein sets the stage for the development of logical positivism. Introduction by Bertrand Russell.
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