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Author White, Roger M.
Title Wittgenstein's Tractatus logico-philosophicus : reader's guide / Roger M. White.
Imprint London : Continuum, [2006]

Author White, Roger M.
Series Reader's guides
Reader's guides.
Subject Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951. Tractatus logico-philosophicus.
Logic, Symbolic and mathematical.
Language and languages -- Philosophy.
Add Title Tractatus logico-philosophicus
Description 1 online resource (viii, 163 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 154-155) and index.
Contents Preface; 1. Context; 2. Overview of Themes; 3. Reading the Tractatus; 4. Reception and Influence; 5. Guide to Further Reading; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W.
Summary Wittgenstein''s Tractatus - the only book he actually published within his lifetime - was an immensely important work which changed the direction of philosophy in the first half of the twentieth century. Highlighting the importance of the nature of language in philosophy and the problematic nature of metaphysics, it strongly influenced the work of Russell, the Vienna Circle and A.J. Ayer. An understanding of the ideas in the Tractatus is essential to fully grasp Wittgenstein''s remarkable thought. In Wittgenstein''s ''Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus'': A Reader''s Guide, Roger White provides.
ISBN 1441131981
OCLC # 859969105
Additional Format Paperback 9780826486189

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