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978-0-19-283042-5 / 0192830422

Ludwig Wittgenstein: A Memoir (Oxford Paperbacks)

by Malcolm, Norman

Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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About the book:

This moving and authoritative portrait of Ludwig Wittgenstein--one of the most powerful influences on contemporary philosophy--treats Wittgenstein the man, his unusual teaching methods, and his modes of thought and expression as seen through the eyes of Norman Malcolm, first as a student and later as a close personal friend. This new edition contains the complete text of fifty-seven letters written by Wittgenstein to Malcolm over a period of eleven years. Appearing in print for the first time in their entirety, these letters serve to illuminate Wittgenstein as a warm and