On Certainty

Paperback | September 6, 1972

byLudwig Wittgenstein

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Written over the last 18 months of his life and inspired by his interest in G. E. Moore's defense of common sense, this much discussed volume collects Wittgenstein's reflections on knowledge and certainty, on what it is to know a proposition for sure.

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The volume is full of thought-provoking insight which will prove a stimulus both to further study and to scholarly disagreement.

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Written over the last 18 months of his life and inspired by his interest in G. E. Moore's defense of common sense, this much discussed volume collects Wittgenstein's reflections on knowledge and certainty, on what it is to know a proposition for sure.

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The volume is full of thought-provoking insight which will prove a stimulus both to further study and to scholarly disagreement.

"All students of philosophy will want to read it. What it contains is his notes on knowledge and doubt, written in the last year and a half of his life, mainly in answer to G. E. Moore's articles on these subjects. " (British Book News)

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.43 inPublished:September 6, 1972Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0061316865

ISBN - 13:9780061316869

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The volume is full of thought-provoking insight which will prove a stimulus both to further study and to scholarly disagreement.

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"The seventh volume of the Wittgenstein corpus, which contains notes written at the end of his life.... Provides a straightforward guide to the thought of this most complex of philosophers." -- "Bookseller""The volume is full of thought-provoking insights which will prove a stimulus both to further study and to scholarly disagreement." -- Alan R. White, "Philosophical Books""All students of philosophy will want to read it. What it contains is his notes on knowledge and doubt, written in the last year and a half of his life, mainly in answer to G. E. Moore's articles on these subjects." -- "British Book News"