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Ludwig Wittgenstein


Philosopher of reasoning, mathematics, and your brain who revolutionized just how idea was taught in colleges. He was a teacher at the College or university of Cambridge from 1939 until 1947. He wasn’t a prolific writer, but he do publish Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus in 1921. He was portrayed by Karl Johnson in the film Wittgenstein from 1993. He was raised in a rich, aristocratic family members. He was referenced within a Simpsons event that was directed by Adam L. Brooks.

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Date Of Birth April 26, 1889
Died April 29, 1951, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Place Of Birth Vienna, Austria
Profession Philosopher
Education University of Cambridge, Trinity College, Cambridge, Victoria University of Manchester
Nationality Austrian, British, American
Parents Karl Wittgenstein, Leopoldine Wittgenstein
Siblings Paul Wittgenstein, Margaret Stonborough-Wittgenstein, Hermine Wittgenstein, Johannes Wittgenstein, Rudolf Wittgenstein, Helene Wittgenstein, Konrad Wittgenstein, Dora Wittgenstein
Movies Wittgenstein Tractatus, M.A. Numminen Sings Wittgenstein, As from Afar
Star Sign Taurus

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1In his youth, he attended a Realschule in Linz, Austria. From 1903 to 1904, one of his fellow students at the school was Adolf Hitler. Although the two were born only six days apart, Hitler was two years behind Wittgenstein. It is unknown whether they knew each other personally or possessed any memory of one another in later life.
2Austrian-British philosopher.



Wie aus der Ferne2013Short text
M.A. Numminen Sings Wittgenstein1994Short book "Tractatus Logico Philosophicus"



Heart of a Dog2015Documentary special thanks

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1It has no meaning to say that a game has always been played wrong.

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