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Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius

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Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius

By  Ray Monk
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"Great philosophical biographies can be counted on one hand. Monk's life of Wittgenstein is such a one."—The Christian Science Monitor.

Ray Monk is the author of Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius, for which he was awarded the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and the Duff Cooper Prize.  He is also the author of Robert Oppenheimer and a two-volume biography of Bertrand Russell. He is a professor of philosophy at the University of Southampton.

ISBN: 9780140159950

ISBN-10: 9780140159950

Publisher: Penguin Books

Publication Date: 11/01/1991 - 12:00am

On Sale: 11/01/1991 - 12:00am

Pages: 704

Language: English


Biography & Autobiography / Philosophers

Philosophy / Logic

History / Modern / 20th Century