New riddle of induction
Grue and bleen are predicates coined by Nelson Goodman in Fact, Fiction, and Forecast to illustrate the "new riddle of induction". These predicates are unusual because their application to things is t...
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Big Book (thought experiment)
The "Big Book" is a thought experiment developed by Ludwig Wittgenstein about the nature of ethics and the verifiability of ethical knowledge. This account is given by him in an early work, the 1929 ...
Kurt Gödel
Kurt Friedrich Gödel (/ˈkɜrt ɡɜrdəl/; [ˈkʊʁt ˈɡøːdəl]; April 28, 1906 – January 14, 1978) was an Austrian, and later American, logician, mathematician, and philosopher. Considered with Aristotle ...
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Ernst Mally
Ernst Mally ([ˈmali]; 11 October 1879 – 8 March 1944) was an Austrian philosopher affiliated with the so-called Graz School of phenomenological psychology. A pupil of Alexius Meinong, he was one of th...
Picture theory of language
The picture theory of language, also known as the picture theory of meaning, is a theory of linguistic reference and meaning articulated by Ludwig Wittgenstein in the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus. W...
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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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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Some Remarks on Logical Form
Some Remarks on Logical Form (German: Bemerkungen über logische Form) was the only academic paper ever published by Ludwig Wittgenstein, and contained Wittgenstein's thinking on logic and the phil...
Remarks on Colour
Remarks on Colour (German: Bemerkungen über die Farben) is a collection of notes by Ludwig Wittgenstein on Goethe's Theory of Colours. The work consists of Wittgenstein's reactions to Goethe's thi...
Haidbauer incident
The Haidbauer incident, known in Austria as Der Vorfall Haidbauer, took place in April 1926 when Josef Haidbauer, an 11-year-old schoolboy in Otterthal, Austria, reportedly collapsed unconscious after...
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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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Form of life (philosophy)
Form of life (German: Lebensform) is a non-technical term used by Ludwig Wittgenstein and others in the analytic philosophy and philosophy of language traditions. While the term is often used in v...
New Wittgenstein
The New Wittgenstein is a family of interpretations of the work of philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein. In particular, those associated with this interpretation understand Wittgenstein to have avoided put...
Haus Wittgenstein
Haus Wittgenstein, (also known as the Stonborough House and the Wittgenstein House) is a house in the modernist style designed and built on the Kundmanngasse, Vienna, by the Austrian architect Paul En...
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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...
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...
Wittgenstein (film)
Wittgenstein is a 1993 film by the English director Derek Jarman. It is loosely based on the life story as well as the philosophical thinking of the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein. The adult Wittgen...
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The Jew of Linz
The Jew of Linz is a controversial 1998 book by Australian writer Kimberley Cornish. It alleges that the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein had a profound effect on Adolf Hitler when they were b...
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Karl Wittgenstein
Karl Wittgenstein (April 8, 1847 in Gohlis, now part of Leipzig – January 20, 1913 in Vienna) was a steel tycoon. A friend of Andrew Carnegie, with whom he was often compared, at the end of the 19th ...
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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...
Ludwig Wittgenstein's philosophy of mathematics
Ludwig Wittgenstein considered his chief contribution to philosophy to be in the philosophy of mathematics, a topic to which he devoted much of his work between 1929 and 1944. As with his philosophy o...
Zettel (Wittgenstein)
Zettel is a collection of assorted remarks by Ludwig Wittgenstein. It contains several discussions of philosophical psychology and of the tendency in philosophy to try for a synoptic view of phenomena...
Benno Kerry
Benno Kerry (11 December 1858 – 20 May 1889) was an Austrian philosopher.
Kerry studied under Ernst Laas and Otto Liebmann in Strasburg and from 1877/78 under Franz Brentano in Vienna. In 1881 he ...
Philosophical Investigations
Philosophical Investigations (Philosophische Untersuchungen) is a highly influential work by the 20th-century philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein. In it, Wittgenstein discusses numerous problems and puzzl...
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Language game
A language game (also called secret language or ludling or argot) is a system of manipulating spoken words to render them incomprehensible to the untrained ear. Language games are used primarily by gr...