Wittgenstein in Cambridge: Letters and Documents 1911-1951

Wittgenstein in Cambridge: Letters and Documents 1911-1951

Editor(s): Brian McGuinness

Published Online: 12 FEB 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405147019

Online ISBN: 9781444301243

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301243

About this Book

This volume collects the most substantial correspondence and documents relating to Wittgenstein's long association with Cambridge between the years 1911 and his death in 1951, including the letters he exchanged with his most illustrious Cambridge contemporaries Russell, Keynes, Moore, and Ramsey (and previously published as Cambridge Letters).

  • Now expanded to include 200 previously unpublished letters and documents, including correspondence between Wittgenstein and the economist Piero Sraffa, and between Wittgenstein and his pupils
  • Includes extensive editorial annotations
  • Provides a fascinating and intimate insight into Wittgenstein's life and thought

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