Otto Pächt
Otto Pächt (7 September 1902, Vienna - 17 April 1988, Vienna) was an Austrian art historian.
His father David Pächt was from Bukovina, and mother Josefine Freundlich was a member of the IKG Wien.P...
Wittgenstein on Rules and Private Language
Wittgenstein on Rules and Private Language by philosopher of language Saul Kripke was first published in 1982. The book contends that the central argument of Ludwig Wittgenstein's Philosophical Invest...
Richard Tauber
Richard Tauber (16 May 1891 – 8 January 1948) was an Austrian tenor.
He was born in Linz, Austria, to Elisabeth Seifferth, a widow and an actress who played soubrette roles at the local theatre, a...
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John Lhotsky
John Lhotsky (1795–1866) was a Galicia-born Austrian naturalist, lecturer, artist and author. He wrote and published on the topics of zoology, botany, geology, geography and politics. Lhotsky was acti...
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William Kellner
William Kellner (1900 - 1996) was an Austrian-born art director who worked primarily on British films in the 1940s and 1950s. He began his career as a draughtsman working for Michael Powell and Emeri...
Thomas Zehetmair
Thomas Zehetmair (born 23 November 1961, Salzburg) is an Austrian violinist and conductor. He studied at the Salzburg Mozarteum, where both of his parents taught. His festival debut was at age 16. ...
Georg von und zu Franckenstein
Georg Freiherr von und zu Franckenstein (later Sir George Franckenstein) (1878 - 15 October 1953) was the eldest son of Karl Baron von und zu Franckenstein (1831–1898) and his wife, Elma née Countess ...
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Barthélémi de Stürmer
Bartholomäus Freiherr von Stürmer (26 December 1787 – 8 July 1863) was an Austrian diplomat.Born in the Pera district of Constantinople, Bartholomäus was the son of the Ignatz Lorenz Freiherr von Stür...
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Peter Illing
Peter Illing (4 March 1899 – 29 October 1966) was an Austrian born, British film and television actor.
Ludwig Guttenbrunn
Ludwig Guttenbrunn (1750 - 15 January 1819) was an artist who worked in the latter part of the 18th century and early 19th century. He specialized in portraiture and history painting.
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Wittgenstein's Mistress
Wittgenstein's Mistress by David Markson is a highly stylized, experimental novel in the tradition of Samuel Beckett. The novel is mainly a series of statements made in the first person; the protagon...
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Alfred Brendel
Alfred Brendel KBE (born 5 January 1931) is an Austrian pianist, poet and author. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest pianists of all time.
Brendel was born in Wiesenberg (now Loučn...
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Monika Fludernik
Monika Fludernik (born 1957), a native Austrian, is professor of English literature and culture at the Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg, Germany.Fludernik earned her doctorate at the University o...
Marie-Louise von Motesiczky
Marie-Louise von Motesiczky (October 24, 1906, – June 10, 1996) was an Austrian painter.
She was born in Vienna in 1906 to an aristocratic family. Her father Edmund von Motesiczky was a tale...
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Fritz Eichler
Fritz Eichler (October 12, 1887 - January 16, 1971) was an Austrian archaeologist.He was born in Graz, where he graduated in 1910, and studied in Berlin, England, Italy, Greece and Asia Minor, and was...
Wittgenstein's rod
Wittgenstein's rod is a geometry problem discussed by 20th century philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein.A ray is drawn with its origin 'A' on a circle, through an external point S and a point B is chosen ...
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Alexander Wurz
Alexander Wurz (born 15 February 1974 in Waidhofen an der Thaya, Lower Austria) is an Austrian racing driver, driver training expert and businessman. He competed in Formula One from 1997 until 2007, a...
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Robert Eisler
Robert Eisler (27 April 1882 – 17 December 1949) was an Austrian Jewish historian of art and culture, and Biblical scholar. He was a follower of the psychology of Carl Jung. His writings cover a great...
Family resemblance
Family resemblance (German: Familienähnlichkeit) is a philosophical idea made popular by Ludwig Wittgenstein, with the best known exposition being given in the posthumously published book Philosop...
Ludwig Wittgenstein
Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein (/ˈvɪtɡənˌstaɪn/; [ˈvɪtgənˌʃtaɪn]; 26 April 1889 – 29 April 1951) was an Austrian-British philosopher who worked primarily in logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the...
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Fritz Saxl
Friedrich "Fritz" Saxl (January 8, 1890, Vienna – March 22, 1948, Dulwich, London) was the art historian who was the guiding light of the Warburg Institute, especially during the long mental breakdown...
Emil Brix
Emil Brix (b. 1956 in Vienna) is an Austrian diplomat and historian.
He studied English and History at the University of Vienna. Since 1982, he worked for the Foreign Service of the Republic Austr...
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Remarks on the Foundations of Mathematics
Remarks on the Foundations of Mathematics (German: Bemerkungen über die Grundlagen der Mathematik, 1953) is a book of Ludwig Wittgenstein's notes on the philosophy of mathematics. It has been tra...