Main collection
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Collection description and availability
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.

Catalogue information
  • The collection has been described in the reference database
A separate catalogue (n. 665) has been compiled for the correspondence and is located in the Special Collections Reading Room.
Collection materials in format
  • Analogue
Material type
  • Books