Schneeberg


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Schneeberg

 

a city in the German Democratic Republic, in Karl-Marx-Stadt District. Population, 20,800 (1975). Schneeberg has a textile industry. Other industries include nonferrous metallurgy, engine building, and the manufacture of leather, toys, and lace. The city is known for its wood carving.

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(This is right there in the first four-and-a-half lines of the preface to the Tractatus: "Perhaps this book will be understood only by someone who has himself already had the thoughts that are expressed in it--or at least similar thoughts.-So it is not a textbook.--Its purpose would be achieved if it gave pleasure to one person who read and understood it"; see also this: "His idea of his book is not that anyone by reading it will understand his ideas, but that some day someone will think them out again for himself, and will derive great pleasure from finding in his book their exact expressions"-Frank Ramsey, letter to his mother from Puchberg am Schneeberg, September 20, 1923, qtd.
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(25) Joseph Koerner, The Reformation of the Image (Chicago, 2004); Bonnie Noble, "'A Work in Which the Angels are Wont to Rejoice': Lucas Cranach's Schneeberg Altarpiece," Sixteenth Century Journal 34 (2003): 1011-38; Werner Hoffmann, ed., Luther und die Folgen fur die Kunst (exhibition catalogue, Hamburg, 1983).