Wealth of biographical material leads to online Facebook account
As part of his research into the life and work of philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, Dr John Preston, Senior Lecturer in and Head of the Department of Philosophy has collected a large amount of biographical material. So much material that he realised that he could recount the events that happened in Wittgenstein's life day-by-day as they occurred one hundred years ago on a Facebook account.Visit the Wittgenstein Day-by-Day Facebook page.
Since its creation, Wittgenstein day-by-day has had thousands of visits - mostly from 23-24 year olds - a significant number for an academic profile, thus proving that this is an excellent way to engage with a younger audience. [Read More]
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