David Pears
David Pears (8 August 1921 – 1 July 2009) was a British philosopher renowned for his work on Ludwig Wittgenstein.An Old Boy of Westminster School, he was in the Royal Artillery during World War II, an...
Gilles-Gaston Granger
Gilles Gaston Granger ([ɡʁɑ̃ʒe]; born January 28, 1920), is a French analytic philosopher, born in Paris.His works discuss the philosophy of logics, mathematics, human and social sciences, Wittgenstei...
David W. Hamlyn
David Walter Hamlyn (1 October 1924 – 15 July 2012) was Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck College, London (1964–1988), and editor of Mind (1972–1984). His major interests were in A...
Philippa Foot
Philippa Ruth Foot (/fɪˈlɪpə fʊt/; née Bosanquet; 3 October 1920 – 3 October 2010) was a British philosopher, most notable for her works in ethics. She was one of the founders of conte...
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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Barry Stroud
Barry Stroud (born 1935, Toronto) is a Canadian philosopher known for his work on philosophical skepticism, David Hume, and Ludwig Wittgenstein, among other topics. He received a B.A. in philosophy fr...
Rush Rhees
Rush Rhees (/riːz/; 19 March 1905 – 22 May 1989) was a philosopher. He is principally known as a student, friend, and literary executor of the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein. With G. E. M. Anscombe, ...
Peter Winch
Peter Guy Winch (14 January 1926, London – 27 April 1997, Champaign, Illinois) was a British philosopher known for his contributions to the philosophy of social science, Wittgenstein scholarship, ethi...
Margaret MacDonald (philosopher)
Margaret MacDonald (9 April 1907 – 7 January 1956) was a British analytic philosopher.
Margaret MacDonald was awarded a first class degree in philosophy from Birkbeck College, London in 1932, fol...
Michael Dummett
Sir Michael Anthony Eardley Dummett, FBA, D.Litt (27 June 1925 – 27 December 2011) was a British philosopher. He was, until 1992, Wykeham Professor of Logic at the University of Oxford....
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Achieving Our Country
Achieving Our Country: Leftist Thought in Twentieth-Century America is a book by American philosopher Richard Rorty. In this book, Rorty differentiates between what he sees as the two sides of the Lef...
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Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity
Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity (1989), is a book by American philosopher Richard Rorty, based on two sets of lectures he gave at University College, London, and at Trinity College, Cambridge.In co...
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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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Norman Malcolm
Norman Malcolm (/ˈmælkəm/; 11 June 1911 – 4 August 1990) was an American philosopher.
Malcolm was born in Selden, Kansas. He studied philosophy with O.K. Bouwsma at the University of Nebrask...
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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Gibbard-Satterthwaite theorem
The Gibbard–Satterthwaite theorem, named after Allan Gibbard and Mark Satterthwaite, is a result about the deterministic voting systems that choose a single winner using only the preferences of the v...
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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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...
Gordon Park Baker
Gordon Park Baker (born at Englewood, New Jersey, 20 April 1938; died at Woodstock, Oxfordshire, 25 June 2002) was an American-English philosopher. His topics of interest included Ludwig Wittgenstein,...
Brian McGuinness
Brian McGuinness (born Bernard Francis McGuinness, 22 October 1927, in Wrexham, United Kingdom) is an eminent British philosopher.Formerly a pupil of RM Hare, McGuinness has become a noted expert in t...
Sandra Laugier
Sandra Laugier is a French philosopher, working on moral philosophy, philosophy of language, philosophy of action and philosophy of science. She is currently a professor at the University of Paris I ...
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Stephen Toulmin
Stephen Edelston Toulmin (/ˈtuːlmɪn/; 25 March 1922 – 4 December 2009) was a British philosopher, author, and educator. Influenced by Ludwig Wittgenstein, Toulmin devoted his works to the analysis of ...
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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...
John McDowell
John Henry McDowell (born 1942) is a South African philosopher, formerly a fellow of University College, Oxford and now University Professor at the University of Pittsburgh. Although he has written ex...
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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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Peter Geach
Peter Thomas Geach, MA, FBA (/ˈɡiːtʃ/; 29 March 1916 – 21 December 2013) was a British philosopher and Emeritus Professor of Logic at the University of Leeds. His areas of interest were the history of...
G. E. M. Anscombe
Gertrude Elizabeth Margaret Anscombe, FBA (/ˈænskoʊm/; 18 March 1919 – 5 January 2001), usually cited as G. E. M. Anscombe, was a British analytic philosopher. She wrote on the philosophy of mind...
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Pirmin Stekeler-Weithofer
Pirmin Stekeler-Weithofer (born 1952 in Meßkirch) is a German philosopher and professor of theoretical philosophy at the university of Leipzig. He was the president of the international Ludwig Wittgen...
Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature
Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature (published in 1979) is a book by American philosopher Richard Rorty. It attempts to dissolve modern philosophical problems instead of solving them by presenting the...
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Oswald Hanfling
Oswald Hanfling (21 December 1927 – 25 October 2005) was a German philosopher who worked until his death at the Open University in the UK.
Oswald Hanfling was born in Berlin in 1927. His par...