Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty Of Genius by Ray MonkLudwig Wittgenstein: The Duty Of Genius by Ray Monk

Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty Of Genius

byRay Monk

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"Great philosophical biographies can be counted on one hand. Monk's life of Wittgenstein is such a one."—The Christian Science Monitor.

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Ray Monk is the author of Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius, for which he was awarded the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and the Duff Cooper Prize.  He is also the author of Robert Oppenheimer and a two-volume biography of Bertrand Russell. He is a professor of philosophy at the University of Southampton.
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Title:Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty Of GeniusFormat:PaperbackDimensions:672 pages, 9.21 × 6.08 × 1.11 inPublished:November 1, 1991Publisher:Penguin BooksLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Ludwig Wittgenstein - Ray Monk Introduction
I. 1889-1919
1. The Laboratory for Self-destruction
2. Manchester
3. Russell's Protégé
4. Russell's Master
5. Norway
6. Behind the Lines
7. At the Front
II. 1919-1928
8. The Unprintable Truth
9. "An Entirely Rural Affair"
10. Out of the Wilderness
III. 1929-41
11. The Second Coming
12. The "Verificationist Phase"
13. The Fog Clears
14. A New Beginning
15. Francis
16. Language-games: The Blue and Brown Books
17. Joining the Ranks
18. Confessions
19. Finis Austriae
20. The Reluctant Professor
IV. 1941-51
21. War Work
22. Swansea
23. The Darkness of This Time
24. A Change of Aspect
25. Ireland
26. A Citizen of No Community
27. Storeys End
Appendix: Bartley's Wittgenstein and the Coded Remarks
References
Select Bibliography
Index