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Pears, David 1921-2009

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Works: 82 works in 534 publications in 8 languages and 12,255 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference proceedings  History 
Roles: Editor, Translator, Dedicatee, Creator, Thesis advisor, Author of introduction
Classifications: B3376.W564, 192
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The false prison : a study of the development of Wittgenstein's philosophy by David Pears ( Book )
54 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 1,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the second of two volumes which study the development of Wittgenstein's philosophy. It covers the work that he did after 1929 and traces two lines of thought, one starting from the treatment of solipsism in 'Tractatus', the other developing from the theory of language proposed in that book
Ludwig Wittgenstein by David Pears ( Book )
33 editions published between 1958 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bertrand Russell and the British tradition in philosophy by David Pears ( Book )
29 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The nature of metaphysics by David Pears ( Book )
24 editions published between 1957 and 1970 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bertrand Russell : a collection of critical essays by David Pears ( Book )
10 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What is knowledge? by David Pears ( Book )
14 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and Italian and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David Hume : a symposium by David Pears ( Book )
15 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Freedom and the will by David Pears ( Book )
17 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Motivated irrationality by David Pears ( Book )
21 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hume's system : an examination of the first book of his Treatise by David Pears ( Book )
20 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Questions in the philosophy of mind by David Pears ( Book )
12 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tractatus logico-philosophicus by Ludwig Wittgenstein ( Book )
19 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Perhaps the most important work of philosophy written in the twentieth century, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus was the only philosophical work that Ludwig Wittgenstein published during his lifetime. Written in short, carefully numbered paragraphs of extreme brilliance, it captured the imagination of a generation of philosophers. For Wittgenstein, logic was something we use to conquer a reality which is in itself both elusive and unobtainable. He famously summarized the book in the following words; 'What can be said at all can be said clearly; and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.' David Pears and Brian McGuinness received the highest praise for their meticulous translation. The work is prefaced by Bertrand Russell's original introduction to the first English edition."--BOOK JACKET
Wittgenstein by David Pears ( Book )
61 editions published between 1970 and 1999 in 7 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Some of this book appeared in a briefer form in the New York Review of Books on the 16th of January 1969...The first part of the book owes much to Mr. B. F. McGuinness, with whom I have discussed the early philosophy of Wittgenstein frequently and extensively
Paradox and platitude in Wittgenstein's philosophy by David Pears ( Book )
26 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Studying five intertwined themes at the heart of Wittgenstein's thought, written by one of his most eminent interpreters, this book offers investigations and explications of some of the most influential, and yet puzzling writings of 20th century philosophy. It focuses on the idea of language as a picture of the world
The philosophy of logical atomism by Bertrand Russell ( Book )
12 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Taken from a series of influential lectures delivered by Russell during the second decade of the twentieth century, this is a brilliant introduction to logical atomism and its application to ontology and epistemology
Wittgensteinian themes : essays in honour of David Pears ( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Russell's Logical atomism by Bertrand Russell ( Book )
7 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La philosophie en Europe ( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in French and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The false prison a study of the development of Wittgenstein's philosophy by David Pears ( Book )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Divided into two parts, this book is the first of two volumes which describe the development of Wittgenstein's philosophy from the Tracatus to his later writings. It presents the general and the particular within a relatively constant framework, thus making Wittgenstein's thought more accessible to students of philosophy and to non-specialists
Tractatus logico-philosophicus by Ludwig Wittgenstein ( Book )
18 editions published between 1961 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Pears, D. F.
Pears, D. F. 1921-2009
Pears, D. F. (David Francis)
Pears, D. F. (David Francis), 1921-2009
Pears, David.
Pears, David 1921-2009
Pears, David F. 1921-2009
Pears, David Francis
Pears David Francis 1921-2009
Pi'ersi, Dawei 1921-2009
Pīrs, Daiwīd 1921-2009
Languages
English (366)
German (15)
French (11)
Spanish (9)
Polish (3)
Turkish (2)
Dutch (2)
Italian (1)
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