Young Ludwig: Wittgensteins Life, 1889-1921 by Brian Mcguinness

Young Ludwig: Wittgensteins Life, 1889-1921

byBrian Mcguinness

Paperback | April 4, 2005

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Ludwig Wittgenstein is universally recognized as one of the most original and influential philosophers of his age and as a personality of great magnetism and power. Not all who recognize his importance admire him or approve of it; his life and work are both surrounded by controversy. In thiswelcome reissue of his classic biographical study, complete with a brand-new Preface, Brian McGuinness traces the early years of this fascinating figure and examines the formative influences which shaped his extraordinary life.

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Brian McGuinness is at University of Siena; formerly Fellow of The Queen's College, Oxford.
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Title:Young Ludwig: Wittgensteins Life, 1889-1921Format:PaperbackDimensions:342 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.76 inPublished:April 4, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface (2005)Preface (1987)1. Family Resemblances2. Childhood and Schooldays3. Engineering Studies4. Cambridge 1911-125. Cambridge 1912-136. Norway 1913-147. The War 1914-188. Captivity and Return 1918-209. Tractatus 1921-22

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`Will obviously become the standard biography in English ... a vivid picture of an extraordinarily interesting human being.'Anthony Storr, The Listener