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Simon Blackburn

Simon Blackburn is the professor of philosophy at Cambridge and a fellow of Trinity College.

Wittgenstein in Cambridge

Simon Blackburn, 29 January 2009

Brian McGuinness has edited and compiled many collections of writings by Wittgenstein and about him, and his 1988 biography, reissued a few years ago as Young Ludwig, as well as being a fascinating account of Wittgenstein’s life up until 1921, also provides one of the best short introductions to the ideas and the style of the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus. In Wittgenstein in Cambridge,...

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