Thursday, February 01, 2007

Wittgenstein's Poker

The Apostate has a fascinating literary take on the excellent book, Wittgenstein's Poker.


  1. Wittgenstein's Poker and Rousseau's Dog are both wonderful, stimulating, and above all easy reads. In Poker, the authors do us a great service by closely detailing fin-de-siecle Vienna and the effect assimilation had on its Jewish population (including Wittgenstein and Popper).

    I preferred Dog, but that's most likely due to my preference for Hume over Wittgenstein. I find Wittgenstein fascinating but far too cryptic.

  2. Not entirely sure why it sent me to my buggy beta dummy account ID, but there I am...


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