Language and solitude Wittgenstein, Malinowski, and the Habsburg dilemma by Ernest Gellner

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .

Written in English

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  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951.,
  • Malinowski, Bronislaw, 1884-1942.,
  • Austria -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 192-204) and index.

Book details

StatementErnest Gellner.
LC ClassificationsB3376.W564 G448 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 209 p. ;
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL702071M
ISBN 100521630029, 0521639972
LC Control Number97050568

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