Journeys In Thought

Jonathan Ree presents a series exploring turning points in the lives of great thinkers.

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200408161. Wittgenstein in Ireland

In the spring of 1948, Ludwig Wittgenstein abandoned his post as Chair of Philosophy at Trinity College Cambridge in search of solitude and simplicity. He was determined to finish the Philosophical Investigations - the work which would be his masterpiece and which would dominate the philosophical landscape of the twentieth century. In this series exploring turning points in the lives of great thinkers, Jonathan R退e travels to the west of Ireland in Wittgenstein's footsteps.

"1. Wittgenstein in Ireland

In the spring of 1948, Ludwig Wittgenstein abandoned his post as Chair of Philosophy at Trinity College Cambridge in search of solitude and simplicity. He was determined to finish the Philosophical Investigations - the work which would be his masterpiece and which would dominate the philosophical landscape of the twentieth century. In this series exploring turning points in the lives of great thinkers, Jonathan R退e travels to the west of Ireland in Wittgenstein's footsteps."

20040818Jonathan Ree presents a series exploring turning points in the lives of great thinkers. 2: Hanah Arendt.
200408193. Rousseau

Jonathan Ree presents a series exploring turning points in the lives of great thinkers. In 1766, the Swiss-born writer Jean-Jacques Rousseau sought refuge in England.

"3. Rousseau

Jonathan Ree presents a series exploring turning points in the lives of great thinkers. In 1766, the Swiss-born writer Jean-Jacques Rousseau sought refuge in England."

200408204/4. Karl Marx

In 1843, a young journalist called Karl Marx arrived in Paris. Already he was becoming notorious throughout Europe as a polemicist and trouble-maker, but his economic and political ideas were still in their infancy. In Paris, Marx met radicalized artisans, and befriended Heinrich Heine and Friedrich Engels. In Journeys In Thought, Jonathan Ree goes to Paris, retracing Marx's steps.

In 1843, a young journalist called Karl Marx arrived in Paris. Already he was becoming notorious throughout Europe as a polemicist and trouble-maker, but his economic and political ideas were still in their infancy. In Paris, Marx met radicalized artisans, and befriended Heinrich Heine and Friedrich Engels. In Journeys In Thought, Jonathan Ree goes to Paris, retracing Marx's steps.

"4/4. Karl Marx

In 1843, a young journalist called Karl Marx arrived in Paris. Already he was becoming notorious throughout Europe as a polemicist and trouble-maker, but his economic and political ideas were still in their infancy. In Paris, Marx met radicalized artisans, and befriended Heinrich Heine and Friedrich Engels. In Journeys In Thought, Jonathan Ree goes to Paris, retracing Marx's steps."

01Wittgenstein In Ireland20040816In the spring of 1948, Ludwig Wittgenstein abandoned his post as Chair of Philosophy at Trinity College Cambridge in search of solitude and simplicity.

He was determined to finish the Philosophical Investigations - the work which would be his masterpiece and which would dominate the philosophical landscape of the twentieth century.

In this series exploring turning points in the lives of great thinkers, Jonathan R退e travels to the west of Ireland in Wittgenstein's footsteps.

"In the spring of 1948, Ludwig Wittgenstein abandoned his post as Chair of Philosophy at Trinity College Cambridge in search of solitude and simplicity.

In this series exploring turning points in the lives of great thinkers, Jonathan R退e travels to the west of Ireland in Wittgenstein's footsteps."

02Hanah Arendt20040818
03Rousseau20040819In 1766, the Swiss-born writer Jean-Jacques Rousseau sought refuge in England.

"In 1766, the Swiss-born writer Jean-Jacques Rousseau sought refuge in England."

04 LASTKarl Marx20040820In 1843, a young journalist called Karl Marx arrived in Paris.

Already he was becoming notorious throughout Europe as a polemicist and trouble-maker, but his economic and political ideas were still in their infancy.

In Paris, Marx met radicalized artisans, and befriended Heinrich Heine and Friedrich Engels.

In Journeys In Thought, Jonathan Ree goes to Paris, retracing Marx's steps.

"In 1843, a young journalist called Karl Marx arrived in Paris.

In Journeys In Thought, Jonathan Ree goes to Paris, retracing Marx's steps."