Yes, it *is* an attempt to say what can't be said--hence, once you understand it, paradoxically, you see that it's nonsense!
If you read the book uncritically enough times that you understand what is being said then you will gain a tool set for handling ideas that few possess.
This is considered one of the most important works of philosophy in the 20th century despite Wittgenstein's closed-door conclusions.
Wittgenstein is perhaps the most over-rated "philosopher" of modern times. Between Wittgenstein, Sartre, and Rand, the modern world has suffered from much philosophical... Read morePublished 13 days ago by Steven Lehner
Simply the best philosophy book I have ever written, the experience, wisdom, and its knowledge simply cannot be shared alone. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Andy H.
Wittgenstein was deathly afraid of uttering nonsense; whereas I, clearly, am not—how else could I write this review? Read morePublished 7 months ago by Rlotz
The edition of this book I indicated is as close as I could find to the one I own (purchased more years ago than I can remember). Read morePublished 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
this is the most complicated book ever. it arrived within a reasonable amount of time as specified by the tracking information given. clean new book. no complaints.Published 9 months ago by olivia
" But I did not get my picture of the world by satisfying myself of its correctness: nor do I have it because I am satisfied of its correctness. Read morePublished 11 months ago by michael
First I should say that I'm mainly a neurobiologist by training with a long standing interest in philosophy, so any mistakes are due to the fact that I'm not professionally trained... Read morePublished 14 months ago by magellan
Wittgenstein provides a clarity of ideas that many of our contemporary philosophers lack. There are few conceptual contradictions or leaps that are required, and he lays out his... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Erik
Many people have trouble reading the Critique of Pure Reason, and it truly is a very difficult book. Read morePublished 18 months ago by E. L. Johnson