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On Certainty

by Ludwig Wittgenstein

  • 22 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epistemology, theory of knowledge,
  • Epistemology,
  • Philosophy,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • General,
  • Certainty

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9244514M
    ISBN 100061316865
    ISBN 109780061316869

    On Certainty was not published until , 18 years after Wittgenstein’s death and has only recently begun to draw serious attention. This book, and arguably all of W’s work and all discussion of behavior is a development or variation on this idea. In the course of many years reading extensively in W, other philosophers, and psychology /5(5). About the Author Rev. Mark Schaefer is an ordained United Methodist minister in the Baltimore-Washington Conference of The United Methodist Church. Currently serving as pastor to Cheltenham UMC, he is the former University Chaplain at American University in Washington, D.C., where he also served as an adjunct professorial lecturer in religion.

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