Summary

Wittgenstein presents a concise, comprehensive, and systematic treatment of Ludwig Wittgenstein's thought from his early work Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus to the posthumous publication of On Certainty, notes written just prior to his death.


A substantial scholarly addition to our understanding of one of the most original and influential thinkers of the 20th century, by renowned Wittgenstein scholar Hans Sluga
Proposes an original new interpretation of Wittgenstein's work
Written to also be accessible to listeners unfamiliar with Wittgenstein's thought
Includes discussion of the social and political background and contemporary relevance of Wittgenstein's thoughts
©2011 Hans Sluga (P)2013 Audible Ltd
Show More Show Less

Regular price: £14.99

Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free
  • 1 credit/month after trial – choose any book, any price
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel
  • Free, unlimited access to Audio Shows
  • After your trial, Audible is just £7.99/month
Select or Add a new payment method

Buy Now with 1 Credit

By completing your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Privacy Notice.

Buy Now for £14.99

Pay using card ending in
By completing your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Privacy Notice.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
2 out of 5 stars
By Hibsboy on 02-04-15

Narration is painful.

What disappointed you about Wittgenstein?

It is very difficult to concentrate on the argument when the narration is this bad. Thee naray. Torsounds like ay. Com, puter.

Has Wittgenstein put you off other books in this genre?

No, but certainly books narrated by Ken Maxon.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

The narrator killed the book. Really sounded like a computer-generated voice. And a bad one at that.

You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

Worth a read if you're interested in Wittgenstein or analytic philosophy. Definitely not worth a listen.

Any additional comments?

Listen to a sample first!

Read more Hide me

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

See all reviews

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
4 out of 5 stars
By Jimwiernick on 22-03-16

Excellent -Expanded my view

Would have given 5 stars-narration was bit bland, good if you are going to sleep.

Read more Hide me

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

4 out of 5 stars
By RQ on 30-03-16

Foucalled and Cant?

Where does Wittgenstein rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Ken Maxon would be better off selling self help books.

The text is pretty good though because its mostly just quoting Wittgenstein.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Cant

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Ken Maxon?

Foucalled

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

both

Read more Hide me

3 of 5 people found this review helpful

See all reviews