By Ben Ware
By putting the Tractatus in the strength box of modernism, Dialectic of the Ladder clears the floor for a brand new and demanding exploration of the work's moral size. It additionally casts new mild upon the cultural, aesthetic and political significances of Wittgenstein's writing, revealing hitherto unacknowledged affinities with a bunch of philosophical and literary authors, together with Hegel, Kierkegaard, Marx, Nietzsche, Adorno, Benjamin, and Kafka.
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