Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 May 2022

544 Pages


ISBN: 9780192856753

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Frank Ramsey

A Sheer Excess of Powers

Cheryl Misak

  • The first full biography of one of the great thinkers of the twentieth century
  • Captures and reflects upon all aspects of his short life and extensive work
  • Presents an insightful and accessible explanation of his achievements in philosophy, mathematics, and economics
  • Reveals his intense personal relationships with Wittgenstein, Russell, Keynes, Moore, and other notable figures from Cambridge and the Bloomsbury Group
  • Draws on rich and surprising new material from archives and interviews
  • Written by a leading historian of philosophy

New to this Edition:

  • Revised edition
  • New preface and afterword by the author