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Wiley, 2006 - Philosophy - 191 pages
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This revised edition of Sir Anthony Kenny’s classic work on Wittgenstein contains a new introduction which covers developments in Wittgenstein scholarship since the book was first published.

  • Widely praised for providing a lucid and historically informed account of Wittgenstein’s core philosophical concerns.
  • Demonstrates the continuity between Wittgenstein’s early and later writings.
  • Provides a persuasive argument for the unity of Wittgenstein’s thought.
  • Kenny also assesses Wittgenstein’s influence in the latter part of the twentieth century.

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About the author (2006)

Sir Anthony Kenny was formerly Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Oxford University, Master of Balliol College, Oxford and Warden of Rhodes House, Oxford. He was also President of the British Academy, Chairman of the Board of the British Library and a Trustee of Wittgenstein?s copyrights. He is the author or editor of more than 30 books, including The Wittgenstein Reader (Second Edition, 2006), A Brief History of Western Philosophy (1998) and The Legacy of Wittgenstein (1984), all published by Blackwell.

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