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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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...
Leopold Vietoris
Leopold Vietoris (/viːˈtɔərɪs/; [fiːˈtoːʀɪs]; 4 June 1891 – 9 April 2002) was an Austrian mathematician and a World War I veteran. He was born in Radkersburg and died in Innsbruck.He was known for his...
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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...
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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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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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...
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...
Engelbert Dollfuss
Engelbert Dollfuss (German: Engelbert Dollfuß; October 4, 1892 – July 25, 1934) was an Austrian Christian Social and Patriotic Front statesman. Having served as Minister for Forests and Agricultur...
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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...
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...
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...
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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Ewald Burian
Ewald Burian (12 July 1896 – 3 November 1981) was a highly decorated Oberst in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross 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...
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...
Maximilian de Angelis
Maximilian de Angelis (2 October 1889 – 6 December 1974) was a German general of artillery, serving during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves...
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Abdurrahman Nafiz Gürman
Abdurrahman Nafiz Gürman (1882; Bodrum - 6 February 1966; Istanbul) was an officer of the Ottoman Army and the general of the Turkish Army.
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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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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 ...