By Hans-Johann Glock
This lucid and obtainable dictionary offers technical phrases that Wittgenstein brought into philosophical debate or remodeled considerably, and likewise issues to which he made a considerable contribution. Hans-Johann Glock areas Wittgenstein's principles of their relevance to present debates. The entries delineate Wittgenstein's traces of argument on specific matters, assessing their strengths and weaknesses, and make clear primary exegetical controversies.
The dictionary entries are prefaced by way of a 'Sketch of a highbrow Biography', which hyperlinks the fundamental subject matters of the early and later philosophy and describes the overall improvement of Wittgenstein's pondering. vast textual references, an in depth index and an annotated bibliography will facilitate extra examine. Authoritative, finished and transparent, the amount might be welcomed by way of an individual with an curiosity in Wittgenstein - his lifestyles, paintings or influence.
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