Wittgenstein’s Poker by David Edmonds

Wittgenstein’s Poker

David Edmonds and John Eidinow
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  • ISBN
    9780571227358 / 057122735X
  • Title Wittgenstein’s Poker
  • Author David Edmonds and John Eidinow
  • Category History Of Western Philosophy
  • Format
    Paperback
  • Year 2005
  • Pages 288
  • Publisher
    Faber & Faber
  • Imprint Faber & Faber Non-Fiction
  • Edition
    2nd
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 127mm x 198mm x 22mm

Annotation

On 25th October 1946, in a crowded room in Cambridge, Ludwig Wittgenstein and Karl Popper came face to face for the first and only time. The meeting was a disaster, their loud and aggressive confrontation became the stuff of legend. This book tells what really went on in that room.

Publisher Description

On 25 October 1946, in a crowded room in Cambridge, Ludwig Wittgenstein and Karl Popper came face to face for the first and only time. The encounter lasted only ten minutes, and did not go well. Almost immediately, rumours started to spread around the world that the two philosophers had come to blows, armed with red-hot pokers ...

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