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Wittgenstein and political philosophy

John W. Danford

Wittgenstein and political philosophy

a reexamination of the foundation of social science

by John W. Danford

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Locke, John, -- b.1632 -- Political science.,
  • Hobbes, Thomas, -- b.1588 -- Political science.,
  • Aristoteles.,
  • Plato.,
  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig, -- b.1889.,
  • Political science -- Methodology.,
  • Languages -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn W. Danford.
    ContributionsWittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 265 p. ;
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18690924M

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      Wittgenstein and political philosophy by John W. Danford; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Language and languages, Languages, Methodology, Philosophy. 1. In Alex Garland’s Ex Machina, the reclusive computer genius Nathan (Oscar Isaac) has called his next-generation internet search-engine Blue Book, after Wittgenstein’s notebook of that name. Hanging on a wall in Nathan’s secluded mountainside retreat is Gustave Klimt’s portrait of Wittgenstein’s sister, Margarethe. And that retreat is in Norway, where Wittgenstein had .

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