'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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In this biography of Wittgenstein, the author interleaves the philosophical and emotional aspects of his subject's life.
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 *
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An intelligent, yet emotionally honest portrait of one of the 20th century's influential, engimatic thinkers.

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ISBN
9780099883708
Publisert
1991
Utgiver
Vendor
Vintage
Vekt
526 gr
Høyde
198 mm
Bredde
129 mm
Tykkelse
31 mm
Aldersnivå
01, G
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Antall sider
704

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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.