Wittgenstein's Poker

Wittgenstein's Poker

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By (author) John Eidinow, By (author) David Edmonds

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  • Publisher: Faber & Faber Non-Fiction
  • Format: Paperback | 304 pages
  • Dimensions: 124mm x 196mm x 26mm | 381g
  • Publication date: 3 February 2005
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 057122735X
  • ISBN 13: 9780571227358
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations,ports
  • Sales rank: 334,043

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On 25 October 1946, in a crowded room in Cambridge, Ludwig Wittgenstein and Karl Popper came face to face for the first and only time. The encounter lasted only ten minutes, and did not go well. Almost immediately, rumours started to spread around the world that the two philosophers had come to blows, armed with red-hot pokers ...

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David Edmonds is a senior research associate at Oxford's Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and a multi-award winning radio producer for the BBC World Service. He co-founded the popular philosophy podcast Philosophy Bites with Nigel Warburton and has published several titles associated with that podcast, along with his works co-authored with John Eidinow. John Eidinow was a presenter/interviewer for BBC Radio 4 and World Service radio, working in news and current affairs and making documentaries on historical and contemporary issues. He has published three books with his co-author David Edmonds, and one - Another Day, alone. Their co-authored books are the best-selling Wittgenstein's Poker (2001), which was short-listed for the Guardian First Book Award and translated into over thirty languages, Bobby Fischer Goes to War (2004), which was longlisted for the Samuel Johnson prize. Their most recent work is Rousseau's Dog (2006).