On Certainty (Set Books / Open University) (Paperback)

On Certainty (Set Books / Open University) By Ludwig Wittgenstein, G. E. M. Anscombe (Editor), G. H. Von Wright (Editor) Cover Image
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The volume is full of thought-provoking insight which will prove a stimulus both to further study and to scholarly disagreement.

About the Author


Ludwig Wittgenstein - 1889 - 1951 - was an Austrian-British philosopher who taught at the University of Cambridge and is known as one of the most important philosophers of the 20th century. He worked in the areas of logic and the philosophy of mathematics, the mind and language. The majority of his writing was published after his death. G. E. M. Anscombe - 1919-2001 - read classics and philosophy at St. Hugh's College, Oxford from 1937 to 1941 in which year she married the philosopher Peter Geach. She subsequently researched in philosophy at Newnham College, Cambridge where she became a student and friend of Ludwig Wittgenstein. She's considered one of analytical philosophy's most prominent figures and a leader in the field of virtue ethics.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780631169406
ISBN-10: 0631169407
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: August 1st, 1996
Pages: 208
Language: English
Series: Set Books / Open University