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Ludwig Wittgenstein By Ray Monk

Ludwig Wittgenstein
by Ray Monk

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In this biography of Wittgenstein, the author interleaves the philosophical and emotional aspects of his subject's life.
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Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius by Ray Monk

'Monk's energetic enterprise is remarkable for the interweaving of the philosophical and the emotional aspects of Wittgenstein's life' Sunday Times 'Ray Monk's reconnection of Wittgenstein's philosophy with his life triumphantly carries out the Wittgensteinian task of "changing the aspect" of Wittgenstein's work, getting us to see it in a new way' Sunday Telegraph 'This biography transforms Wittgenstein into a human being' Independent on Sunday 'It is much to be recommended' Observer 'Monk's biography is deeply intelligent, generous to the ordinary reader... It is a beautiful portrait of a beautiful life' Guardian

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Ludwig Wittgenstein Reviews


"Monk's energetic enterprise is remarkable for the interweaving of the philosophical and the emotional aspects of Wittgenstein's life" * Sunday Times *
"Ray Monk's reconnection of Wittengenstein's philosophy with his life triumphantly carries out the Wittengensteinian task of "changing the aspect" of Wittgenstein's work, getting us to see it in a new way" * Sunday Telegraph *
"This biography transforms Wittengenstein into a human being" * Independent on Sunday *
"It is much to be recommended" * Observer *
"Monk's biography is deeply intelligent, generous to the ordinary reader... It is a beautiful portrait of a beautiful life" * Guardian *

About Ray Monk


Ray Monk is also the author of Bertrand Russell: The Spirit of Solitude and Robert Oppenheimer: A Life Inside the Centre. He is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southampton.

Additional information

GOR002008353
Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius by Ray Monk
Ray Monk
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
1991-09-05
704
0099883708
9780099883708
Winner of Mail on Sunday / John Llewellyn Rhys Prize 1990
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