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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Adrian Fortescue
Adrian Henry Timothy Knottesford Fortescue (14 January 1874 – 11 February 1923) was an English Roman Catholic priest who was an influential liturgist, artist, calligrapher, composer, polyglot, amateur...
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Cuthbert Butler
Cuthbert Butler OSB (born Edward Butler (1858 – 1934)) was a Benedictine monk of Downside Abbey in England, who gained notice as a Church historian. In 1906 he was elected the abbot of the community. ...
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...
Margaret Stonborough-Wittgenstein
Margaret "Gretl" Stonborough-Wittgenstein (September 19, 1882 – September 27, 1958), of the prominent and wealthy Viennese Wittgenstein family, was a sister of the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein and ...
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Peter Gallwey
Peter Gallwey (13 November 1820, Killarney – 23 September 1906, London) was an English Jesuit priest and writer.
He was educated at Stonyhurst College, and joined the Society of Jesus at Hodder, 7...
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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Mischling Test
Mischling Test refers to the legal test under Nazi Germany's Nuremberg Laws that was applied to determine whether a person was considered a "Jew" or a "Mischling".
On 11 April 1933 the regime prom...
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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...
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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Julian of Norwich
Julian of Norwich (c. 8 November 1342 – c. 1416) was an English anchoress who is regarded as one of the most important Christian mystics. She is venerated in the Anglican and Lutheran churches, but ha...
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Paul Wittgenstein
Paul Wittgenstein (May 11, 1887 – March 3, 1961) was an Austrian concert pianist notable for commissioning new piano concerti for the left hand alone, following the amputation of his ri...
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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...
William Wheeler (bishop)
The Rt Rev. William Gordon Wheeler was the 7th Roman Catholic Bishop of Leeds from 1966 until 1985.
Wheeler was born on 5 May 1910 in Saddleworth in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England, in the U...
Blue and Brown Books
The Blue and Brown Books are two sets of notes taken during lectures conducted by Ludwig Wittgenstein between 1933 and 1935. They were mimeographed as two separated books and a few copies were circula...
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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Lectures and Conversations on Aesthetics, Psychology, and Religious Belief
Lectures and Conversations on Aesthetics, Psychology, and Religious Belief (German: Vorlesungen und Gespräche über Ästhetik, Psychoanalyse und religiösen Glauben) is a series of notes transcribed ...
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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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...