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Ludwig Wittgenstein

Norman Malcolm

Ludwig Wittgenstein

a memoir.

by Norman Malcolm

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Published by Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a biographical sketch by Georg Henrik von Wright.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB3376.W564 M2 1958
    The Physical Object
    Pagination99 p.
    Number of Pages99
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6244195M
    LC Control Number58004281
    OCLC/WorldCa823206

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    The limits of my language mean the limits of my world. A picture, they say, is worth a Ludwig Wittgenstein book words, but a well-timed joke can express a world-view. Toward the end of this work, Wittgenstein was contacted by Moritz Schlick, one of the leading figures of the newly formed Vienna Circle. He once said he felt as though he was writing for people who would think in a different way, breathe a different air of life, from that of present-day men.

    The drill of teaching could in this case be said to have built up a psychical mechanism. Ludwig Wittgenstein book his favour, Wittgenstein was not afraid to admit his own mistakes. 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. Final years[ change change source ] "Today there were 18 1p coins on the grave of Ludwig Wittgenstein at the Parish of the Ascension Burial Ground in Cambridge. He was the youngest of eight children and was born into one of the most prominent and wealthy families in the Austro-Hungarian empire. Traditional epistemology has sought a bedrock of certain knowledge, knowledge that is immune to all possible doubt, but from Descartes to Moore, this search has always come across problems.


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I do not wish to judge how far my efforts coincide with those of other philosophers. It is a short book written in an unusual style. OC - uncertain, but OC is dated The upshot of these experiments is to show that most attempts to draw general theories of language are misguided and to draw our attention to the diversity of the uses and functions of words.

No publisher accepted it, but Russell realised it was a philosophically important work and wrote an introduction. A survey among American university and college teachers ranked the Investigations as the most important book of 20th-century philosophy, standing out as "the one crossover masterpiece in twentieth-century philosophy, appealing across diverse specializations and philosophical orientations.

He initially made some donations to artists and writers, and then, in a period of severe personal depression after the First World War, he gave away his entire fortune to his brothers and sisters.

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The word as implies an act of interpretation, and we do not interpret what we see except in those cases where we really do entertain more than one possible interpretation. He died of prostate cancer in Cambridge. He found out to his horror that he was one of the most famous philosophers in the world now.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

I had been absolutely certain that I'd never again be able to do it. On this theory, language represents facts about the world. Isn't it possible that the listener would associate "pencil" with "wood"?

Ludwig Wittgenstein book described this final, fertile period in his last letter to Norman Malcolm [2] dated 16 Aprilthirteen days before his death from the cancer diagnosed in autumn "An extraordinary thing has happened to me.

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