Wittgenstein

  • by Hans Sluga
  • Narrated by Ken Maxon
  • 8 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's 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

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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!

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- Hibsboy

Book Details

  • Release Date: 15-04-2013
  • Publisher: Audible Studios