Wittgenstein in Vienna

Wittgenstein in Vienna

A Biographical Excursion Through the City and Its History

Book - 1998
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A documentation of Wittgenstein's life in Vienna: the places where he, his family and those with whom he was in contact lived, worked and entertained themselves. The book will enrich the Viennese experience for cultural tourists, providing as it does walks in the city and its environs. The authors are equally authorities on Wittgenstein's philosophy, especially in relation to Viennese culture, especially the coffee house in the cabaret scene. XXXXXXX Neuer Text Written by authorities on the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, this book brings together eighty cultural points of interest and places of biographical significance in relation to Wittgenstein. The book can be read at several levels: as a guide to his life and times; as a companion to Viennas architectural landscape and social spaces; or as a guide that presents facts about Viennas history and its atmosphere during Wittgensteins time. This biographical excursion will shed light on the citys remarkable cultural landscape and its influences on Wittgensteins philosophy.
Publisher: Wien ; New York : Springer, c1998
ISBN: 9783211830772
Call Number: B W784j
Characteristics: xvi, 256 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Veigl, Hans


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