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Ludwig Wittgenstein

The Duty of Genius

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Ludwig Wittgenstein by Ray Monk
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Monk's energetic enterprise is remarkable for the interleaving 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 i> 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

Author Biography

Ray Monk is the author of Ludwig Wittgenstein- The Duty of Genius for which he won the Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and the Duff Cooper Award, and Bertrand Russell- The Spirit of Solitude.
Release date NZ
September 5th, 1991
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
1 Illustrations, unspecified
Imprint
Vintage
Pages
704
Dimensions
129x198x31
ISBN-13
9780099883708
Product ID
1660023

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