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Wittgenstein and his times

Wittgenstein and his times

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951 -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAnthony Kenny ... [et al.] ; edited by Brian McGuinness.
    ContributionsKenny, Anthony John Patrick., McGuinness, Brian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB3376.W564 W555 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 122 p. ;
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3787723M
    ISBN 100226558819
    LC Control Number81052670


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Nyíri --Wittgenstein on language and ritual / Rush Rhees --Wittgenstein in relation to his times / G.H. von Wright. Wittgenstein's Vienna. Sept. 2, This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication in In his book Constitutional. Not about Wittgenstein or his times.

So I went off to the library, discovering, among other things, that Wittgenstein had a wealthy tyrant of a father and three brothers who committed suicide. Wittgenstein was an Austrian, born in to a family of converted Jews.

His father, Karl Wittgenstein, had been the head of the Austrian steel industry and possessed great wealth. The family occupied a distinguished position in Viennese society because of Karl Wittgenstein’s eminence, philanthropy, and patronage of the arts.

The Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus is the only book-length philosophical work published by the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein in his lifetime. It was an ambitious project: to identify the relationship between language and reality and to define the limits of science.

It is recognized as a significant philosophical work of the twentieth century. Ludwig Wittgenstein (–) is one of the most important and influential philosophers in modern times, but he is also one of the least accessible.

In this volume, leading experts chart the development of his work and clarify the connections between its different stages. Wittgenstein and His Times McGuinness, Brian, editor. Anthony Kenny attempts to reconcile Wittgenstein’s apparently contradictory images of the nature of philosophy; McGuinness explores the similarities of method between philosophy as Wittgenstein practices it and psychoanalysis; J.

Nyíri examines the influence on Wittgenstein of Spengler and the conservative fascination with mythology. It seems to me David Markson’s novel Wittgenstein’s Mistress () is an attempt to untangle Wittgenstein’s philosophy as laid down in his book (Wittgenstein’s) Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, via the workings of the mind of a mid-aged woman, Kate, left alone in the world – all s: Wittgenstein: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions Book 46) - Kindle edition by Grayling, A.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Wittgenstein: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions Book 46).Reviews:   I was drawn to the Tractatus first (and as Jaap-Jan de Wit might jokingly say, I have plagiarised it ever since).

Then I read Philosophical Investigations in light of it. I feel like I got a lot out of PI as a result of that ‘lens’. I would argue.

More so than in his “Philosophy in the Twentieth Century,” Ayer portrays Wittgenstein the man as a nasty piece of work. In the earlier book, Wittgenstein merely gave his inheritance away to. Wittgenstein himself several times considered leaving his academic job in favour of training to become a psychiatrist.

In he even thought seriously of moving to the Soviet Union to work on a farm. When he was offered the prestigious chair of philosophy at Cambridge inhe accepted, but with severe misgivings. During World War II he. Ray Monk is professor of philosophy at the University of Southampton and is the author of Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius, and Bertrand Russell: The Spirit of Solitude.

His most recent Author: Guardian Staff. And the philosopher A. Grayling sums up Wittgenstein’s position in his Tractatus this way: “The proper task of philosophy, he says, is to make the nature of our thought and talk clear, for then the traditional problems of philosophy will be recognized as spurious and will accordingly vanish” (Wittgenstein: A Very Short Introduction.

“Stunning. Wittgenstein Jr. is Iyer’s strongest book to date. He has again managed to write a book that’s funny, unexpected, and profound, and his prose is suffused with a calm beauty.” —Emily St. John Mandel, The Millions “It’s a triumph that Iyer pulls off this high-wire act so brilliantly. It’s irreverent, smart, and off Author: Lars Iyer.

Wittgenstein's Mistress gives proof positive that the experimental novel can produce high, pure works of imagination. The Washington Times.

Addresses formidable philosophic questions with tremendous wit remarkable a novel that can be parsed like a sentence; it is that well made. The New York Times Book Review/5(7). Ray Monk's excellent biography of Ludwig Wittgenstein portrays the intense, ascetic, conscience-ridden philosopher in all the phases of his difficult life, childhood to death.

Wittgenstein was born into one of the wealthiest families in Europe, began his higher level studies as an engineer and became perhaps the most highly regarded philosopher /5(). The Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (widely abbreviated and cited as TLP) (Latin for Logical Philosophical Treatise or Treatise on Logic and Philosophy) is the only book-length philosophical work by the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein that was published during his lifetime.

The project had a broad goal: to identify the relationship between language and reality and to define the limits Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein. Of Wittgenstein's own writings, we find remarks on literature, poetry, architecture, the visual arts, and especially music and the philosophy of culture more broadly scattered throughout his writings on the philosophies of language, mind, mathematics, and philosophical method, as well as in his more personal notebooks; a number of these are.

Throughout the war, Wittgenstein wrote notebooks which later formed the basis of his book Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus: a work which is mostly about logic and.

The second half of the book examines how Wittgenstein applies his reflections on rule-following to the status of mathematical propositions, proofs, and objects, leading to remarkable, demystifying.

Publisher description: Ludwig Wittgenstein () is considered by most philosophers – even those who do not share his views – to be the most influential philosopher of the 20 th century. His contributions to the philosophy of language, mind, meaning and psychology – as well as to logic, mathematics and epistemology – permanently altered the philosophical landscape, and his.

Graduate students and their teachers don't know as much about him as their predecessors did a few decades ago. That's too bad. In this climate, Paul Horwich's Wittgenstein's Metaphilosophy is welcome. Horwich deeply admires Wittgenstein. He understands Wittgenstein. His book is a statement of Wittgenstein's rejection of theory construction in.

“Allan Janik and Stephen Toulmin have acted on a striking premise: an understanding of prewar Vienna, Wittgenstein’s native city, will make it easier to comprehend both his work and our own is an independent work containing much that is challenging, new, and useful.”—New York Times Book.

Precursors to the more refined works published as the Philosophical Investigations, these Cambridge lectures (for a counterpoint, see his Lectures on the Foundations of Mathematics) reveal Wittgenstein's constant struggle to formulate the body of thought known as "Wittgenstein II" (ie, all that which followed the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus /5.

Philosophical Investigations appeared as a book inand has since come to be recognised as one of the most important works of philosophy in the 20th century. His teacher, Bertrand Russell, described Wittgenstein as "the most perfect example I have ever known of genius as traditionally conceived; passionate, profound, intense, and.

This latest book on the philosopher, which had come up several times before in For now though, I’m still dancing around the edges.

I’ve written about Logicomix before as a creative introduction to the mathematical and philosophical scene in which Wittgenstein appeared, and about a year ago that led me to an excellent biography on Wittgenstein/5. book published by Wittgenstein's disciples posthumously two years after his death Philosophical Investigations gave the impetus that it was possible to create an ideal language.

Yes, he was. There was initially great controversy when the book Wittgenstein, by the philosopher William W. Bartley III, was published inin which he included a few pages about Wittgenstein being gay. This was back when homosexuality was st. von Wright - - In Anthony Kenny & Brian McGuinness (eds.), Wittgenstein and His Times.

University of Chicago Press. University of Chicago Press. Wittgenstein on Language and by:   CHAPTER 1. The Making of the Tractatus: Russell, Wittgenstein and the "Logic" of War. The Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus is not usually read as a war book. Unlike the countless novels, poems, plays, and memoirs that constitute what is known as the "literature of World War I," Wittgenstein's treatise on logic, begun in the prewar years, would seem to lead a life quite independent of the Pages: Portraits of Wittgenstein is a major collection of memoirs and reflections on one of the most influential and yet elusive personalities in the history of modern philosophy, Ludwig Wittgenstein.

Featuring a wealth of illuminating and profound insights into Wittgenstein's extraordinary life, this unique collection reveals Wittgenstein's character and power of personality more vividly and.

Wittgenstein was a tortured genius, who suffered from depression and suicidal tendencies, which had also forced him to give up his academic pursuits plenty of times.

Ludwig Wittgenstein’s books, work, manuscripts and other writings give an insight about his thoughts on several topics. Wittgenstein (pronounced VIT-gun-shtine) was born on 26 April in Vienna, Austria, into one of the most prominent and wealthy families in the Austro-Hungarian father was Karl Wittgenstein, an industrialist from a Protestant family converted from Judaism, who went on to make a fortune in iron and steel; his mother was Leopoldine Kalmus, from a mixed Jewish-Catholic family.

Dr Maurice O’Connor Drury: this book provides an original perspective on Wittgenstein’s thought and introduces us to the life and writings of Drury himself, who spent most of his professional Author: Patrick Masterson.The first book-length account of the relationship between Wittgenstein's philosophy and the cultural and intellectual history of fin-de-siècle Vienna, and an excellent introduction to that milieu Klagge, James (ed.) Wittgenstein: Biography and by: toriophobia” (as Hanjo Glock puts it in his paper on Wittgenstein and his-tory in the present collection).

However, during the past decades we have developed a far more nuanced and detailed picture of Wittgenstein and his times and life (e.g. through Toulmin and Janik’s study of Wittgenstein’s.