Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius

Ray Monk, Author
Ray Monk, Author Penguin Books $25 (672p) ISBN 978-0-14-015995-0
Reviewed on: 11/04/1991
Release date: 11/01/1991
Hardcover - 654 pages - 978-0-02-921670-5
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According to Monk, philosopher and reluctant Cambridge don Wittgenstein (1889-1951) was driven by spiritual as much by intellectual concerns, exchanged academia for solitude whenever possible and was drawn to brilliant younger men. ``Monk has done an excellent job of elucidating the twin journeys of an extraordinary mind and soul,'' said PW. Photos. (Nov.)
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