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The Georg Henrik von Wright Collection

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Philosopher Georg Henrik von Wright (1916–2003) donated his scientific library and correspondence to the library in August 2002.

Collection description

Philosopher Georg Henrik von Wright (1916–2003) donated his scientific library and correspondence to the library in August 2002. The collection mostly consists of philosophical literature, including textbooks and classics of philosophy and, additionally, philosophical literature in French and German, Anglo-American analytical philosophy and significant amounts of works by Ludwig Wittgenstein and research literature commenting on his philosophical publications. The collection includes also other fields of science, such as mathematics, physics, sociology and psychology. The collection also has some rare books from the 16th century onwards.

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Material type

Books

Accrual status

Completed

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