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DO NOT BUY THIS EDITION!!!
on February 9, 2013
Do not buy this edition for the following reasons:
1. This version contains no information of the publisher, name of the translator and etc. So there is no way one can quote from this book for the academic purposes.
2. This version contains LOTS of mistakes. First, missing sentences/paragraphs: I compared this book with the German version (Suhrkamp), and found some sections are absent. For example, in the German version "2.21 Das Bild stimmt mit der Wirklichkeit überein oder nicht; es ist richtig oder unrichtig, wahr oder falsch". (also 4.27, and some other paragraphs or sentences). Second, mistakes of the numerical system, which totally discredits the logical structure and integrity of the Tractatus. Third, problems of formatting: they print 4.2 and 4.21 in the SAME paragraph.
In conclusion, this edition has no virtue of integrity, which is very essential for understanding Wittgenstein's Tractatus. I don't understand why Amazon allows such a sloppy version to be sold in their website, and even be placed as No.1 in the search result.