Ludwig Wittgenstein

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Born: April 26, 1889

Died: April 29, 1951

Nationality: Austrian

Occupation: Philosopher

Biography: Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein was an Austrian-British philosopher who worked primarily in logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of language. He was professor in philosophy at the University of Cambridge from 1939 until 1947.

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Source/Notes: As quoted in A View from the Asylum in Philosophical Investigations from the Sanctity of the Press (2004), by Henry Dribble, p. 87
Source/Notes: Conversation of 1930 - Personal Recollections (1981)

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