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Wittgenstein: The Crooked Roads

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Description for Wittgenstein: The Crooked Roads Paperback. Series: Modern Plays. Num Pages: 88 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DD; HPCF; HPL; HPM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 129 x 199 x 4. Weight in Grams: 86.
Difficult to know and impossible to forget, Ludwig Wittgenstein is remembered as the greatest philosopher of the twentieth century. He published only one book in his lifetime - a masterpiece that moulded the evolution of philosophy and baffled his teachers. Spanning most of his life, from his early encounters with Bertrand Russell in Cambridge to a final trip to New York via the Russian Front, Wittgenstein: The Crooked Roads tracks the journeys of a tortured soul. William Lyons, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Trinity College, Dublin, has written a moving and philosophically acute journey through successive decades of ... Read more

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About William Lyons
William Lyons was formerly head of the Department of Philosophy (1985-1995) and Professor of Moral Philosophy (1985-2004) in the School of Mental and Moral Science, Trinity College Dublin. He is now an Emeritus Fellow of Trinity College Dublin and a Member of the Royal Irish Academy.

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This play is undaunted by [Wittgenstein's] famously incomprehensible ideas . . . [It] grabs philosophical enquiry by the shoulders and gives it a good shake . . . Wittgenstein is not afraid to air philosophical ideas. Did we understand them all? No. Will you understand them? Probably not. Does that matter? Not a bit. In fact that's the whole point. ... Read more

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