Wittgenstein: Animate Form and Gendered Bodies

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Open Court, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 218 pages
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"The portrait that emerges from this account is human, all too human, but the author's respect for Wittgenstein is never in doubt. Though brief and written so that it can be understood by those with no previous knowledge of Wittgenstein's philosophy, this book is an important contribution to our understanding of the man and of the development of his thought."
--Walter Kaufmann

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User Review  - sharder - LibraryThing

William Warren Bartley III has done a valuable work of biographical research by going to the villages where Wittgenstein 'retired' to do primary school teaching between his 'early' period and his ... Read full review

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Cheekily Controversial, but an excellent introductory primer This is a short and very accessible biography. Wittgenstein tends to be widely and divergently interpreted - which goes with the territory ... Read full review


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