presents a concise, comprehensive, and systematic treatment of Ludwig Wittgenstein's thought from his early work, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus,
to the posthumous publication of On Certainty
, notes written just prior to his death.
- A substantial scholarly addition to our understanding of one of the most original and influential thinkers of the twentieth century, by renowned Wittgenstein scholar, Hans Sluga
- Proposes an original new interpretation of Wittgenstein's work
- Written to also be accessible to readers unfamiliar with Wittgenstein's thought
- Includes discussion of the social and political background and contemporary relevance of Wittgenstein's thoughts
Keywords: Wittgenstein, 20th century philosophy, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Tractatus, On Certainty, Philosophical Investigations