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Wittgenstein as Soil

Goldstein, Laurence (2004) Wittgenstein as Soil. In: Kolbel, Max and Weiss, Bernhard, eds. Wittgenstein’s Lasting Significance. Routledge, London, pp. 148-178. ISBN 978-0-415-30517-4. (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:9016)

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Wittgenstein likened himself to a soil distinctive only in that once implanted with the seeds of great thinkers, interesting flora grew. This chapter examines the influence on him of authors he regarded as truly original, such as Bolzmann, Hertz, Schopenhauer, Frege and Russell.

Item Type: Book section
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Arts and Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Depositing User: Laurence Goldstein
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2008 19:14 UTC
Last Modified: 28 May 2019 13:45 UTC
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