Close‐Up: The Early System

David Pears

in The False Prison Volume One

Published in print September 1987 | ISBN: 9780198247708
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598203 | DOI:
 Close‐Up: The Early System

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Delineates Wittgenstein's earlier philosophy by relating its central ideas to the philosophies of his predecessors and contemporaries, most notably Russell. Concentrating mainly on Tractatus Logico‐Philosophicus and the Notebooks, Pears sets the stage for his influential realist interpretation of Wittgenstein's early philosophy.

Keywords: Russell; Tractatus; Wittgenstein

Chapter.  6061 words. 

Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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