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Ludwig Wittgenstein

Philosopher (26-Apr-1889 — 29-Apr-1951)


Alfred Jules Ayer. Wittgenstein: The Man and His Philosophy. New York: Random House. 1985. 155pp.

William Warren Bartley III. Wittgenstein. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott. 1973.

Gerd Brand. The Central Texts of Ludwig Wittgenstein. Oxford, England: Basil Blackwell. 1979.

William H. Brenner. Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations. SUNY Press. 1999. 184pp.

Frank Cioffi. Wittgenstein on Freud and Frazer. Cambridge University Press. 1998.

Kimberley Cornish. The Jew of Linz: Wittgenstein, Hitler, and Their Secret Battle for the Mind. Century. 1998. 298pp.

Charles L. Creegan. Wittgenstein and Kierkegaard: Religion, Individuality, and Philosophical Method. Routledge. 1989. 158pp.

Cora Diamond. The Realistic Spirit: Wittgenstein, Philosophy, and the Mind. MIT Press. 1995. 396pp.

Philip Michael Dwyer; Philip Dwyer. Sense and Subjectivity: A Study of Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty. E. J. Brill. 1990. 223pp.

David Edmonds; John Eidinow. Wittgenstein's Poker: The Story of a Ten-Minute Argument Bewteen Two Great Philosophers. New York: Ecco Press. 2001. 352pp.

Ernest Gellner. Language and Solitude: Wittgenstein, Malinowski, and the Habsburg Dilemma. Cambridge University Press. 1998. 209pp.

Judith Genova. Wittgenstein: A Way of Seeing. Routledge. 1995. 226pp.

Hans-Johann Glock (editor). Wittgenstein: A Critical Reader. Blackwell Publishing. 2001. 381pp.

P. M. S. Hacker. Wittgenstein's Place in Twentieth-Century Analytic Philosophy. Oxford, England: Blackwell Publishers. 1996.

Oswald Hanfling. Wittgenstein and the Human Form of Life. Routledge. 2002. 164pp.

Dale Jacquette. Wittgenstein's Thought in Transition. Purdue University Press. 1998. 356pp.

Allan Janik; Stephen Toulmin. Wittgenstein's Vienna. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1973. 314pp.

Allan S. Janik. Wittgenstein in Vienna: A Biographical Excursion Through the City and its History. Springer Verlag. 1999.

James Carl Klagge. Wittgenstein: Biography and Philosophy. Cambridge University Press. 2001. 288pp.

Timothy G. McCarthy; Sean C. Stidd (editors). Wittgenstein in America. Oxford University Press. 2001. 296pp.

Brian McGuinness. Wittgenstein: A Life. University of California Press. 1988. 316pp.

Brian McGuinness. Young Ludwig: Wittgenstein's Life, 1889-1921. Oxford University Press. 2005. 344pp.

Ray Monk. Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius. New York: Free Press. 1990.

Alfred Nordmann. Wittgenstein's Tractatus: An Introduction. Cambridge University Press. 2005. 234pp.

David Pears. Wittgenstein. London: Fontana Press. 1985. 202pp.

David Hume Pinsent. A Portrait of Wittgenstein As a Young Man. Oxford, England: Basil Blackwell. 1990. 242pp.

Duncan Richter. Historical Dictionary of Wittgenstein's Philosophy. Scarecrow Press. 2004. 242pp.

David G. Stern. Wittgenstein on Mind and Language. Oxford University Press. 1995. 226pp.

Avrum Stroll. Moore and Wittgenstein on Certainty. Oxford University Press. 1994. 208pp.

Avrum Stroll. Wittgenstein. Oneworld Press. 2002. 162pp.

Ashok Vohra. Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Mind. LaSalle, IL: Open Court. 1986. 116pp.

Alexander Waugh. The House of Wittgenstein: A Family at War. Doubleday. 2009. 483pp.


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  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.830)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.762)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1574)

  9. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.1563-66)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1122)

  11. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (pp.761-62)

  12. One Hundred Twentieth-Century Philosophers (pp.201-05)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.519)

  14. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.518)

  15. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.539)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.108)

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