“I had occasion to reread my first book (the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus) and to explain its…”

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“I had occasion to reread my first book (the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus) and to explain its ideas. Then it suddenly seemed to me that I should publish those old ideas and the new ones together: that the latter could be seen in the right light only by contrast with and against the background of my older way of thinking.”

Ludwig Wittgenstein, “Preface”, Philosophical Investigations

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