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Pears, David 1921-2009

Overview
Works: 69 works in 698 publications in 9 languages and 13,267 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Honoree, Other, Creator, Thesis advisor
Classifications: B3376.W564, 192
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Most widely held works about David Pears
 
Most widely held works by David Pears
Ludwig Wittgenstein by David Pears( Book )

39 editions published between 1958 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The false prison : a study of the development of Wittgenstein's philosophy by David Pears( Book )

81 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 980 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
The nature of metaphysics by David Pears( Book )

33 editions published between 1957 and 1970 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bertrand Russell : a collection of critical essays by David Pears( Book )

19 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is knowledge? by David Pears( Book )

21 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Hume : a symposium by David Pears( Book )

28 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom and the will by David Pears( Book )

31 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motivated irrationality by David Pears( Book )

28 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hume's system : an examination of the first book of his Treatise by David Pears( Book )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ISBN 0798750994 LCCN 9035855
Wittgenstein by David Pears( Book )

74 editions published between 1970 and 1999 in 7 languages and held by 546 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
Questions in the philosophy of mind by David Pears( Book )

15 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The philosophy of logical atomism by Bertrand Russell( Book )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1. Facts and propositions -- 2. Particular,s predicates, and relations -- 3. Atomic and molecular propositions -- 4. Propositions and facts with more than one verb : beliefs, etc. -- 5. General propositions and existence -- 6. Descriptions and incomplete symbols -- 7. The theory of types and symbolism : classes -- 8. Excursus into metaphysics : what there is
Paradox and platitude in Wittgenstein's philosophy by David Pears( Book )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paradox and Platitude in Wittgenstein's Philosophy is a concise study of five intertwined themes at the heart of Wittgenstein's thought, written by one of his most eminent interpreters. David Pears offers penetrating investigations and lucid explications of some of the most influential and yet puzzling writings of twentieth-century philosophy. He focuses on the idea of language as a picture of the world; the phenomenon of linguistic regularity; the famous 'private language argument'; logical necessity; and ego and the self."--Jacket
Wittgensteinian themes : essays in honour of David Pears( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russell's Logical atomism by Bertrand Russell( Book )

12 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La philosophie en Europe( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in French and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is existence a predicate? by David Pears( Book )

4 editions published in 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tractatus logico-philosophicus : the German text of ... Logisch-philosophische Abhandlung : with a new translation by Ludwig Wittgenstein( Book )

5 editions published between 1961 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The false prison : a study of the development of Wittgenstein's philosophy
Alternative Names
David Pears British philosopher

David Pears Brits filosoof

David Pears filósofo británico

David Pears filosofo inglese

Pears, D.F.

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Pears D.F. 1921-2009

Pears, D. F. (David Francis)

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Pi'ersi, Dawei 1921-2009

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Motivated irrationalityHume's system : an examination of the first book of his TreatiseWittgensteinThe philosophy of logical atomismParadox and platitude in Wittgenstein's philosophyWittgensteinian themes : essays in honour of David Pears