Philosophical Remarks

Philosophical Remarks

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When in May 1930, the Council of Trinity College, Cambridge, had to decide whether to renew Wittgenstein's research grant, it turned to Bertrand Russell for an assessment of the work Wittgenstein had been doing over the past year. His verdict: The theories contained in this new work. . . are novel, very original and indubitably important. Whether they are true, I do not know. As a logician who like simplicity, I should like to think that they are not, but from what I have read of them I am quite sure that he ought to have the opportunity to work them out, since, when completed, they may easily prove to constitute a whole new philosophy.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 140 x 212 x 28mm | 498.95g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0631191305
  • 9780631191308
  • 1,285,772

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Philosophical Remarks contains the seeds of Wittgenstein's later philosophy of mind and of mathematics.
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