Ludwig Wittgenstein and the Vienna Circle

Ludwig Wittgenstein and the Vienna Circle

Paperback(Revised ed.)

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This collection contains hitherto unknown letters exchanged between Wittgenstein and the most important of his Cambridge friends and includes editorial notes based on archival material not previously explored.

  • Incorporates many previously undiscovered unique and significant letters.
  • A powerful record and intimate insight into Wittgenstein's life and thought.
  • Extensive editorial annotations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631134695
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/28/1984
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.56(w) x 8.49(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

Brian McGuinness is now Professor of the History of Philosophy at Siena. Past publications include the translation of Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (with David Pears) and A Life of Wittegenstein (Volume 1, Young Ludwig, 1988). George Henrik von Wright was a pupil and friend of Wittgenstein and succeeded him as Professor of Philosophy at Cambridge. He has since been President of the National Academy in his native Finland. He is one of the trustees to the Wittgenstein estate, and responsible for many of the posthumous publications of Wittgensteins writings.

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