Wittgenstein

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Oxford University Press, 1988 - Philosophers - 125 pages
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Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) was an extraordinarily original philosopher, whose influence on twentieth - century thinking goes well beyond philosophy itself. In this book, which aims to make Wittgenstein's thought accessible to general non-specialist reader, A.C. Grayling explains the nature and impact of Wittgenstein's views.

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Contents

The early philosophy
12
The later philosophy
63
Wittgenstein and recent philosophy
112
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About the author (1988)

A.C. Grayling is a British literary journalist and university professor of philosophy, who contributes the weekly column "The Reason of Things" to The London Times and writes frequently for Financial Times and The New York Review of Books. He is a Reader in Philosophy at Birbeck College, University
of London, and Supernumerary Fellow of St. Anne's College, Oxford. His books include Meditations for the Humanist: Ethics for a Secular Age.

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