Lectures on the Foundations of Mathematics: Cambridge

Lectures on the Foundations of Mathematics: Cambridge

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From his return to Cambridge in 1929 to his death in 1951, Wittgenstein influenced philosophy almost exclusively through teaching and discussion. These lecture notes indicate what he considered to be salient features of his thinking in this period of his life.
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  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 16.51mm | 367g
  • University of Chicago Press
  • Chicago, IL, United States
  • English
  • Univ of Chicago PR ed.
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0226904261
  • 9780226904269
  • 81,427

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For several terms at Cambridge in 1939, Ludwig Wittgenstein lectured on the philosophical foundations of mathematics. A lecture class taught by Wittgenstein, however, hardly resembled a lecture.
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About Ludwig Wittgenstein

Cora Diamond is professor of philosophy at the University of Virginia.
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