Here is the first full-scale one-volume life of the century's most influential and intriguing philosopher. Monk is the first biographer to quote extensively from many of Wittgenstein's revealing personal letters and writings. Three 8-page inserts.
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"Monk's energetic enterprise is remarkable for the interweaving of the philosophical and the emotional aspects of Wittgenstein's life" ( Sunday Times)
"Ray Monk's reconnection of Wittengenstein's philosophy with his life triumphantly carries out the Wittengensteinian task of "changing the aspect" of Wittgenstein's work, getting us to see it in a new way" ( Sunday Telegraph)
"This biography transforms Wittengenstein into a human being" ( Independent on Sunday)
"It is much to be recommended" ( Observer)
"Monk's biography is deeply intelligent, generous to the ordinary reader... It is a beautiful portrait of a beautiful life" ( Guardian)
Winner of the Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize 1990
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