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Malcolm, Norman 1911-1990

Works: 80 works in 593 publications in 13 languages and 13,511 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other, Contributor, Editor, Collector, Composer, con, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: B3376.W564, 192
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Most widely held works by Norman Malcolm
Ludwig Wittgenstein : a memoir by Norman Malcolm( Book )

186 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in 13 languages and held by 2,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is widely acknowledged that the most powerful influence upon the contemporary practice of philosophy has been that of Ludwig Wittgenstein, who died at Cambridge in 1951. Wittgenstein avoided publicity; little has hitherto been known of his life and character outside the small circle of his relatives and friends. One of those friends, Professor Norman Malcolm of Cornell University, has now written a remarkably vivid personal memoir of this gifted, difficult man. As a frank portrait of a tormented genius, based on many unpublished letters, it will prove of absorbing interest not only to philosophers and students of philosophy but to all, at whatever remove, who have felt the impact of his thought. The memoir is supplemented by a biographical sketch by another of Wittgenstein's friends, Professor Georg Henrik von Wright of the University of Helsingfors
Memory and mind by Norman Malcolm( Book )

15 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knowledge and certainty, essays and lectures by Norman Malcolm( Book )

36 editions published between 1963 and 1975 in English and German and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problems of mind; Descartes to Wittgenstein by Norman Malcolm( Book )

26 editions published between 1971 and 1976 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thought and knowledge : essays by Norman Malcolm( Book )

15 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dreaming by Norman Malcolm( Book )

49 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wittgenstein : a religious point of view? by Norman Malcolm( Book )

51 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and French and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ludwig Wittgenstein once said to a friend, "I am not a religious man: but I cannot help seeing every problem from a religious point of view." This puzzling, but intriguing remark is the focus of Norman Malcolm's essay, which forms the centerpiece of this three-part work." "Malcolm first draws together a large and illuminating collection of remarks made by Wittgenstein at various stages of his life and in many different contexts that express his attitude toward religion. He discusses some of the ways in which Wittgenstein was drawn to religious modes of thinking and speculates concerning the barriers which kept him from full religious commitment. With great vigor he discusses what be considers the most important features of Wittgenstein's philosophical work and the nature of and reasons for the changes which took place in his thinking between Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus and Philosophical Investigation. He concludes by offering four analogies between Wittgenstein's philosophical methods and his religions attitudes generally." "Peter Winch, who opens the volume with an introduction that places Malcolm's essay in the context of his other writings, concludes with a substantial critique of the proposed analogies and suggests an alternative reading of the "spiritual" dimension in Wittgenstein's inquiries."--Jacket
Consciousness and causality : a debate on the nature of mind by D. M Armstrong( Book )

23 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Japanese and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meta-meditations : studies in Descartes by Alexander Sesonske( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descartes' "Meditations" probably rivals Plato's "Republic" as the work most frequently read or recommended as an introduction to philosophy. Its qualifications for this purpose are obvious: it is important, relatively short, well written, and seems--in the beginning at least--readily understandable. One of the most influential works in the history of Western thought, the "Meditations" has often been considered the keynote of modern philosophy. This collection of critical discussions is intended primarily for use by students reading Descartes in an introductory philosophy course. These essays will lead a reader to explore several of the problems which emerge when "Meditations" is subjected to careful scrutiny. Not all the problems raised by the "Meditations" are examined, but they provide the means to transform the work from a merely historical document into a nest of currently interesting questions
Ordinary language : essays in philosophical method by V. C Chappell( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing is hidden : Wittgenstein's criticism of his early thought by Norman Malcolm( Book )

12 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in the theory of knowledge; essays( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knowledge and mind : philosophical essays( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays honoring Norman Malcolm
Wittgensteinian themes : essays, 1978-1989 by Norman Malcolm( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a time when interest in the Wittgensteinian tradition has quickened, this volume brings together fourteen essays by Norman Malcolm, a prominent philosopher who studied with Wittgenstein. Including some of Malcolm's last work, the papers address key aspects of Wittgenstein's legacy. Wittgensteinian Themes demonstrates the clarity and accessibility for which Malcolm's writing is renowned. Like most of his work, the essays examine basic issues in philosophy of language and philosophy of mind. Himself a noted philosopher, Georg Henrik von Wright has chosen the papers included here and appended to the volume his eloquent Memorial Address for Norman Malcolm, delivered at King's College, London, in November 1990. Professor von Wright has also supplied a brief preface
Wittgenstein : nothing is hidden by Norman Malcolm( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ludwig Wittgenstein : ein Erinnerungsbuch by Norman Malcolm( Book )

20 editions published between 1958 and 1965 in German and Undetermined and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A land of opportunities : being an account of the author's recent expedition to explore the northern territories of Australia by E. J Stuart( Book )

3 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work compiled by N Malcolm from Stuart's diary of his 1917 expedition
Wittgenstein : the relation of language to instinctive behavior by Norman Malcolm( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recollections of Wittgenstein : Hermine Wittgenstein--Fania Pascal--F.R. Leavis--John King--M. O'C. Drury by Hermine Wittgenstein( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in German and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in the theory of knowledge : essays by Nicholas Rescher( Book )

12 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Consciousness and causality : a debate on the nature of mind
Alternative Names
Malcolm, Norman, 1911-

Malcom, Norman 1911-1990

Mālkūm, Nūrman 1911-1990

Norman Malcolm Amerikaans filosoof (1911-1990)

Norman Malcolm amerikanischer Philosoph

Norman Malcolm filósofo estadounidense

Norman Malcolm filosofo statunitense

Norman Malcolm philosophe américain

מאלקולמ, נורמאן 1911-1990

نرمن ملکلم فیلسوف آمریکایی

맬컴, 노만 1911-1990

맬컴, 노먼 1911-1990


マーコム, ノーマン

マルカム, ノーマン

マルコム, N

マルコム, ノーマン


马尓康姆, 诺尓曼

English (380)

German (60)

French (15)

Japanese (11)

Italian (10)

Swedish (7)

Chinese (3)

Spanish (3)

Polish (2)

Dutch (2)

Slovak (1)

Russian (1)

Finnish (1)

Wittgenstein : a religious point of view?Consciousness and causality : a debate on the nature of mindWittgensteinian themes : essays, 1978-1989