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Wittgenstein's Notes on Logic$
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Michael Potter

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199215836

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215836.001.0001

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Wittgenstein's Notes on Logic
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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215836.003.0002

This chapter focuses on Wittgenstein's arrival in Cambridge to study under Russell. During the first of his two years in Cambridge, Wittgenstein came to see himself as engaged in a joint project with Russell: his letters refer to ‘ our’ problems and ‘our’ theory. However, the direct evidence of Wittgenstein's own work during that year is scant. A fundamental change that had come about in Russell's position since he wrote the Principles is examined.

Keywords:   Cambridge, Wittgenstein, Russell, Principles

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