A Philosophical Investigation

TitleA Philosophical Investigation
Year for Search1992
AuthorsKerr, Philip [Ballantyne](1956-2018)
Date Published1992
PublisherChatto & Windus
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsMale author, Scottish author
Annotation

A murder mystery set in a high tech dystopian future. A computer named Lombroso is supposed to be able to detect people with tendencies to violence, but a man using the name Wittgenstein thwarts the system. 

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(1956-2018)

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1992 Kerr, Philip [Ballantyne] (1956-2018). A Philosophical Investigation. London: Chatto & Windus. U.S. ed. New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1993. PSt

A murder mystery set in a high tech dystopian future. A computer named Lombroso is supposed to be able to detect people with tendencies to violence, but a man using the name Wittgenstein thwarts the system. The author was born in Scotland.