The False Prison: A Study of the Development of Wittgensteins Philosophy Volume Two

Paperback | October 1, 1995

byDavid Pears

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This is the second volume of David Pears's acclaimed study of Wittgenstein's philosophy from the Notebooks and the Tractatus to Philosophical Investigations and other later writings. Dealing with writings from 1929 onward, Volume II provides close discussions of those doctrines and ideas thatreveal the general overall structure of Wittgenstein's thought. Designed to fill the gap in the secondary literature between brief introductions and long commentaries, The False Prison relates the general to the particular within a clearly delineated framework, making Wittgenstein's difficultthought more accessible to philosophy students and nonspecialists.

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This is the second volume of David Pears's acclaimed study of Wittgenstein's philosophy from the Notebooks and the Tractatus to Philosophical Investigations and other later writings. Dealing with writings from 1929 onward, Volume II provides close discussions of those doctrines and ideas thatreveal the general overall structure of Wit...

David Pears is at University of Oxford.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:340 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.83 inPublished:October 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:019824486X

ISBN - 13:9780198244868

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'The clarity of the exposition and the detail with which the arguments are untangled makes this an excellent book for student use.'Rom Harre, International Studies in Philosophy