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Wittgenstein"s Vienna

Allan Janik

Wittgenstein"s Vienna

by Allan Janik

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Vienna (Austria)
    • Subjects:
    • Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951,
    • Logical positivism,
    • Vienna (Austria) -- Intellectual life

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Allan Janik and Stephen Toulmin.
      ContributionsToulmin, Stephen Edelston, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsB3376.W564 J36 1973b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination314, [8] p.
      Number of Pages314
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5079371M
      ISBN 100297765302
      LC Control Number74150227

        Unlike the earlier book, this book consists of a series of essays which are loosely connected by some transitional passages and melded into a book. In spite of its somewhat patchwork character, this book is a good study of Vienna and the influence of its writers, psychologists, and composers on Wittgenstein/5(3).   The Wittgensteins: Viennese whirl. In an extract from his book about the Wittgensteins, Alexander Waugh describes a unique dynasty ice covered the streets of .

      Fin de siecle Vienna was once memorably described by Karl Kraus as a "proving ground for the destruction of the world." In the decades leading to the World War that brought down the Austro-Hungarian empire, the city was at once an operetta dream world masking social and political problems and tension, as well as a center for the far-reaching explorations and innovations in music, art, science. The life and culture of Hapsburg Vienna before World War I the city of Freud, Schoenberg, Klimt, and Wittgenstein, whose philosophy announced the birth of the modern era. An independent work challenging, new, and useful. New York Times Book Review.".

      In December , the Dallas Museum of Art announced the acquisition of one of the most significant additions to its collection to date: an exceptional silver vitrine originally owned by the Wittgenstein family of Vienna and designed by Carl Otto Czeschka (–) of the Wiener Werkstätte (Vienna Workshops).The Wittgenstein Vitrine stands over five feet tall and is made of solid silver. This book has been cited by the following publications. Kienzler, Wolfgang Wittgensteins Wende zu seiner Spätphilosophie – McGuinness, Brian ‘Wittgenstein and the Vienna Circle’. Editor’s preface in Waismann , 11– In Flowers , 2 –71; Flowers , 1 –


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About the Author Allan Kanik is now at the Research Institute of the Brenner Archives at the University of Innsbruck in Austria/5(21).

WITTGENSTEIN’S VIENNA By Allan Janik and Stephen Toulmin New York: Simon and Schuster, pages ISBN # Comments by Bob Corbett January Allan Janik and Stephen Toulmin present a very radical reinterpretation of the life and work of Ludwig Wittgenstein.

Vienna and its cultural life; we believe that in presenting this picture we shall have helped to make Wittgenstein 's own intel­ lectual preoccupations and achievements more intelligible. At the same time, we must make it clear at the outset that this book is in no sense File Size: 5MB.

“Allan Janik and Stephen Toulmin have acted on a striking premise: an understanding of prewar Vienna, Wittgenstein’s native city, will make it easier to comprehend both his work and our own is an independent work containing much that is challenging, new, and useful.”—New York Times Book : Dee, Ivan R.

Publisher. The essay on Austria-Hungary is the centerpiece of the book, and well worth the price. It was written, I am told on good authority, under the influence of.

"Wittgenstein's Vienna" helps to show that the methods and view of Wittgenstein were characteristically Viennese of the time when he was developing his thinking that went into the Tractatus. To a certain extent, I felt the authors were making a relatively artificial connection based on " hindsight", but also, they discuss, unquestionably /5(22).

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Wittgenstein's Poker: The Story of a Ten-Minute Argument Between Two Great Philosophers is a book by BBC journalists David Edmonds and John Eidinow about events in the history of philosophy involving Sir Karl Popper and Ludwig Wittgenstein, leading to a confrontation at the Cambridge University Moral Sciences Club in The book was a bestseller and received positive reviews.

“A tense and peculiar family, the Oedipuses,” a wag once observed. Well, when it comes to dysfunction, the Wittgensteins of Vienna could give the Oedipuses a run for their money. The life and culture of Hapsburg Vienna before World War I-the city of Freud, Schoenberg, Klimt, and Wittgenstein, whose philosophy announced the birth of the modern era.

"An independent work challenging, new, and useful."-New York Times Book Review. Your final book is The Principles of Linguistic Philosophy by Friedrich Waismann.

This book was written as a result of cooperation between Wittgenstein and Waismann from It began as an endeavour commissioned by Moritz Schlick who was the leader of the Vienna Circle, a famous group of logical empiricists in Vienna.

Thomas Bernhard was born in Holland in and grew up in Austria. He studied music at the Akademie Mozarteum in Salzburg. In he began a second career, as a playwright, poet, and novelist.

The winner of the three most distinguished and coveted literary prizes awarded in Germany, he has become one of the most widely translated and admired writers of his : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. 1. The Origins of the Wittgensteins 2. Vienna: A City of Dreams 3.

Ludwig in the Prussian Kaiserstadt Part 2: Manchester to Trinity College, Cambridge 4. Racisms and Pessimism in the British Empire 5. Mysticism in Trinity Part 3: Norway () and at the End of the War 6. The German Kaiser and Wittgenstein in Norway 7.A Nervous Splendor. there are more than stylistic similarities between the Wittgensteins of Vienna and Mann’s invented north-German merchant dynasty.

Zichy wrote a self-help book for Author: Anthony Gottlieb.Ludwig Wittgenstein, in full Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein, (born ApVienna, Austria-Hungary [now in Austria]—died ApCambridge, Cambridgeshire, England), Austrian-born British philosopher, regarded by many as the greatest philosopher of the 20th nstein’s two major works, Logisch-philosophische Abhandlung (; Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus.