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Wittgenstein's Vienna

Allan Janik

This is a remarkable book about a man (perhaps the most important and original philosopher of our age), a society (the corrupt Austro-Hungarian Empire on the eve of dissolution), and a city (Vienna, with its fin-de siecle gaiety and corrosive melancholy). The central figure in this study of a crumbling society that gave birth to the modern world is...
Publish Date
1996-09-01T00:00:00.000Z
1996-09-01T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 1973
Goodreads rating
4.07
ISBN
9781566631327
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
2019-10-15T04:36:43.000Z
Despite being a fan of Mokyr, only now getting to and it's very good. Sorta related, have also been enjoying Both do a nice job as biographies of particularly fertile places/times.      source