Philosophical Investigations

ISBN-13: 9781405159289

ISBN-10: 1405159286

Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein

Edition: 4

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Hardcover 321 pages
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Acknowledged author Ludwig Wittgenstein wrote Philosophical Investigations comprising 321 pages back in 2009. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1405159286 and 9781405159289. Since then Philosophical Investigations textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $8.00 or rent at the marketplace.


Incorporating significant editorial changes from earlier editions, the fourth edition of Ludwig Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations is the definitive en face German-English version of the most important work of 20th-century philosophy

  • The extensively revised English translation incorporates many hundreds of changes to Anscombe’s original translation
  • Footnoted remarks in the earlier editions have now been relocated in the text
  • What was previously referred to as ‘Part 2’ is now republished as Philosophy of Psychology – A Fragment, and all the remarks in it are numbered for ease of reference
  • New detailed editorial endnotes explain decisions of translators and identify references and allusions in Wittgenstein's original text
  • Now features new essays on the history of the Philosophical Investigations, and the problems of translating Wittgenstein’s text