Wittgenstein by Hans Sluga

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Wittgenstein presents a concise, comprehensive, and systematic treatment of Ludwig Wittgenstein's thought from his early work, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, to the posthumous publication of On Certainty, notes written just prior to his death.

A substantial scholarly addition to our understanding of one of the most original and influential thinkers of the twentieth century, by renowned Wittgenstein scholar, Hans SlugaProposes an original new interpretation of Wittgenstein's workWritten to also be accessible to readers unfamiliar with Wittgenstein's thoughtIncludes discussion of the social and political background and contemporary relevance of Wittgenstein's thoughts
 

About Hans Sluga

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Hans Sluga is the William and Trudy Ausfahl Professor of Philosophy at the University of California at Berkeley. He is the author of Gottlob Frege (1980) and Heidegger's Crisis: Philosophy and Politics in Nazi Germany (1993), and editor (with David Stern) of The Cambridge Companion to Wittgenstein (1996).
 
Published August 24, 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell. 168 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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