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Philosophical Investigations - Ludwig Wittgenstein, G. E. M. Anscombe, P. M. S. Hacker, Joachim Schulte
Philosophical Investigations
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Incorporating significant editorial changes from earlier editions, the fourth edition of Ludwig Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations is the definitive en face German-English version of the most important work of 20th-century philosophyThe extensively revised English translation... show more
Incorporating significant editorial changes from earlier editions, the fourth edition of Ludwig Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations is the definitive en face German-English version of the most important work of 20th-century philosophyThe extensively revised English translation incorporates many hundreds of changes to Anscombe’s original translationFootnoted remarks in the earlier editions have now been relocated in the textWhat was previously referred to as ‘Part 2’ is now republished as Philosophy of Psychology – A Fragment, and all the remarks in it are numbered for ease of referenceNew detailed editorial endnotes explain decisions of translators and identify references and allusions in Wittgenstein's original textNow features new essays on the history of the Philosophical Investigations, and the problems of translating Wittgenstein’s text
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781405159289 (1405159286)
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Pages no: 592
Edition language: English
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I couldn't possibly do Philosophical Investigations justice in a review. Even though I've read it several times, I don't understand more than a fraction of it. The unworthy thought does sometimes cross my mind that its author didn't understand it either, but you understand I'm just jealous because I...
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An offline discussion with Simon Evnine prompted me to reread the first few sections of this book, which I hadn't looked at in ages. They inspired the following short story:Wang's First Day on the JobWang is a Chinese construction worker who's just arrived in the US. He doesn't know a word of Englis...
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