Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1956. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. , v-xix, , 2-204 pp. Navy cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Price of 37s 6d. on the front flap of the dust jacket. Illustrated with in-text diagrams, several of them in color. Edited by G. H. von Wright, Rush Rhees, and G. E. M. Anscombe. Translated by G. E. M. Anscombe (original German text on the versos, English translation on the rectos). Lapointe, 6. Ludwig Wittgenstein is one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century, and he did ground-breaking work in philosophy of language, philosophy of logic, philosophy of mathematics, and philosophy of mind. This book is the second of Wittgenstein's posthumous works to be published (following Philosophical Investigations) and is a compilation of notes concerned with issues in the philosophy of mathematics written during the period 1937-1944. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #000011629
A small separation between the backstrip and the textblock and a name stamp on the free front endpaper; jacket has minor chipping to its spine panel but is overall quite nice.