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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