( Book ) ☢ Starting with Wittgenstein ⚕ MOBI eBook or Kindle ePUB free

Instead, the point of the Tractatus is an ethical one in that the book offers us the possibility of engaging in a process of conceptual clarification If we happen to engage in this process and if the process is successful, we will gain a clearer conception of the world and will come to value it in an absolute manner The point of the Tractatus is an ethical one, therefore, in that it opens up for us the possibility of a profound ethical transformation pp.96 97 ( Book ) ♹ Starting with Wittgenstein ♏ Ludwig Wittgenstein was arguably the most important and influential philosopher of the twentieth century Covering all the key concepts of his work, Starting with Wittgenstein provides an accessible introduction to the ideas of this hugely significant thinkerThematically structured, the book leads the reader through a thorough overview of the development of Wittgenstein s thought, resulting in a comprehensive understanding of the roots of his philosophical concerns Offering coverage of the full range of Wittgenstein s earlier and later work, the book emphasizes the relationship between his treatment of language and his treatment of the other major questions in philosophy Crucially the book introduces the major thinkers whose work proved influential in the development of Wittgenstein s thought, including Frege, Russell and Schopenhauer This is the ideal introduction for anyone coming to the work of this challenging thinker for the first time