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David Edmonds & John Eidinow, Wittgenstein’s Poker

· 11 December 2013 |  by Maarten
· Published in: Boeken Maarten
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David Edmonds and John Eidinow, Wittgenstein's PokerWittgenstein’s Poker
The story of a ten-minute argument between two great philosophers

David Edmonds & John Eidinow


Deze uitgave:
Faber and Faber, 2005
267 pagina’s, paperback
isbn: 9780571227358

Oorspronkelijke uitgave:
Faber and Faber Limited, 2001

My review here

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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