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A philosophical investigation

Philip Kerr

A philosophical investigation

by Philip Kerr

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


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StatementPhilip Kerr.
The Physical Object
Pagination330p. ;
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22838855M
ISBN 100701145536

The 'Blue Book' is a set of notes dictated to Witgenstein's Cambridge students in the 'Brown Book' was a draft for what eventually became the growth of the first part of Philosophical Investigations. This book reveals the germination and growth of the ideas which found their final expression in Witgenstein's later work. There was a problem previewing this document. Retrying Retrying Download.

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of the Philosophical Investigations do agree that one of the principle aims of this book is to deflate the role of argumentative debate as the principle route to truth, understanding, insight, or what have you. At the very least it should be clear that “getting Wittgenstein right” on any or all of these.

Kerr leaps from postwar Germany (A German Requiem,etc.) to London in to tell a challenging story of freelance social engineering. Fear of epidemic serial killings has prompted the creation of the Lombroso Institute, which has isolated VMN, a neurological inhibitor of male aggression, and compiled an exhaustive list of men deficient in that substance.

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About this book. Teachers’ Know-How: A Philosophical Investigation presents a comprehensive and up to date philosophical treatment of the kinds of knowledge and “know-how” that educators should possess. Offers an original and in-depth study of teachers’ know-how .Nov 30,  · Does the electronic version of the book completely replace the paper version?

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