Table of Contents

Ludwig Wittgenstein: A Brief Chronology
A Note on the Text

Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
Notes to the Tractatus

Appendix A: Influences and Antecedents

  1. From Plato, Theaetetus
  2. From Arthur Schopenhauer, The World as Will and Idea (1859)
  3. From Heinrich Hertz, The Principles of Mechanics Presented in a New Form (1894)
  4. From Paul Engelmann, Letters from Ludwig Wittgenstein with A Memoir (1968)

Appendix B: Gottlob Frege’s Philosophical Writings

  1. From Gottlob Frege, “Sense and Meaning” (1892)
  2. From Gottlob Frege, “On the Foundations of Geometry” (1906)

Appendix C: Writings by Bertrand Russell

  1. From Alfred North Whitehead and Bertrand Russell, Principia Mathematica (1910)
  2. From Bertrand Russell, “Mathematical Logic as based on a Theory of Types” (1908)
  3. From Bertrand Russell, Theory of Knowledge: The 1913 Manuscript (1913)
  4. From Bertrand Russell, Introduction to the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (1922)

Appendix D: Additional Material by Wittgenstein

  1. From Wittgenstein’s Letters to Russell (1912-19)
  2. From Ludwig Wittgenstein, “A Lecture on Ethics” (1929)



Posted on October 29, 2015