Ludwig Wittgenstein (Paperback)

The Duty of Genius

By Ray Monk

Penguin Books, 9780140159950, 704pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 1991

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"Great philosophical biographies can be counted on one hand. Monk's life of Wittgenstein is such a one."—The Christian Science Monitor.

About the Author

Ray Monk is the author of Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius, for which he was awarded the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and the Duff Cooper Prize.  He is also the author of Robert Oppenheimer and a two-volume biography of Bertrand Russell. He is a professor of philosophy at the University of Southampton.