Manuscript philosophy notebook.

Malcolm (Norman)

Manuscript philosophy notebook.

Description: ink on ruled paper, the odd pencil note, pp. [125], 4to, original quarter blue cloth notebook, black boards, a little wear and fading, good condition

Publication Details: 1953

Notes: The first entry in this notebook is dated September 1953 at the head: Malcolm was then in the early years of his long association with Cornell University, at the Sage School of Philosophy there, having studied at Nebraska, Harvard, and Cambridge - at the latter he met G.E. Moore and Ludwig Wittgenstein, whose ideas were an important influence on his own work. The final third of this notebook consists of a commentary on the latter's 'Tractatus', the entries numbered to correspond to the statements of Wittgenstein's magnum opus; there are scattered references to that work elsewhere in the prese...more

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Price: £5,000

Subject: Philosophy

Published Date: 1953

Stock Number: 65689

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