As many readers/users of this site, will be aware, it is exactly 90 years since Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus was published (in German).
It’s also 60 years since Wittgenstein’s death.
And just over a decade since my collection The New Wittgenstein appeared in print.
Yesterday, I received in the mail my publisher’s free copies of my new book, Beyond the Tractatus Wars: The New Wittgenstein debate, in which my own piece argues that we need to take the ‘new’, resolute Wittgenstein very seriously indeed: I suggest that Conant and Diamond themselves have not been ‘severe’/'austere’ enough in their presentation of Wittgenstein’s first book. That it really does not say anything at all…
Check the book out: http://rupertsread.blogspot.com/2011/08/my-new-book.html
If you have thoughts or comments about it, it would be interesting to hear them here.