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The Enchantment of Words: Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-PhilosophicusMcManus DenisOxford: Clarendon2006; pp. xvi + 268

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  28 November 2007

Extract

This book is a piece of philosophical work of extremely high intellectual quality. Its purpose is to defend in detail a ‘resolute’ reading of the Tractatus. It succeeds in this aim. It thus accomplishes something that has not yet been accomplished even by Conant or Diamond. It is therefore a major contribution to ‘Wittgenstein studies’, to contemporary philosophy and to the philosophical history of recent philosophy. (It has significant implications, for instance, for the work of Freudians, Sartreans, Griceans, Davidsonians.)

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Copyright © The Royal Institute of Philosophy 2007

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