Wittgenstein: Biography and Philosophy

By: Klagge, James Carl

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This collection of new essays deals with the relationship between Wittgenstein's life and his philosophy. The first two essays reflect on general problems inherent in philosophical biography itself. The essays that follow draw on recently published letters as well as recently published diaries from the 1930s to explore Wittgenstein's background as an engineer and its relation to the Tractatus, the impact of his schizoid personality on his approach to philosophy, his role as a diarist, letter-writer and polemicist, and finally the complex issue of Wittgenstein as a Jew.

Title: Wittgenstein: Biography and Philosophy

Author Name: Klagge, James Carl

Categories: Philosophers,

Publisher: Cambridge University Press:

ISBN Number: 0521803977

ISBN Number 13: 9780521803977

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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