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Ludwig Wittgenstein

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

(1889–1951)

Austrian-born philosopher and logician, author of Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (1922) and Philosophical Investigations (1953), two of the most influential...

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Wittgenstein, Ludwig

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 153 words.

Like *Voltaire, *Tolstoy, and *Shaw before him, the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein famously questioned the greatness

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Ludwig Wittgenstein

Miles Hollingworth.

November 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion; Religious Studies. 368 pages.

This reflexive book on Ludwig Wittgenstein’s life and thought challenges the meaning and form of biography and subject as much as it launches radical new treatments of Wittgenstein’s...

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Wittgenstein, Ludwig (1889–1951)

in The Oxford Companion to Architecture

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 164 words.

Between 1927 and 1929, at the instigation of his sister, Margaret Stoneborough, Ludwig Wittgenstein designed her family house in

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Ludwig Wittgenstein: Later Works

Annalisa Coliva and Danièle Moyal-Sharrock.

in Philosophy

P ublished online May 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 8170 words.

The work of Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889–1951) continues to influence philosophers working in fields such as language, morality, religion, and culture. Biographers often separate his work into...

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Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889–1952)

Robert Richardson, Matt Statler and Saku Mantere.

in The Oxford Handbook of Process Philosophy and Organization Studies

May 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Business History. 8030 words.

At the age of fourteen, Ludwig Wittgenstein was exposed to the formative influence of Søren Kierkegaard, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Leo Tolstoy, and Arthur Schopenhauer. Two of his important works...

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Ludwig Wittgenstein: Middle Works

Anat Biletzki.

in Philosophy

P ublished online June 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 5695 words.

Although Ludwig Wittgenstein’s work is usually recognized as belonging to either “the early” or “the later” Wittgenstein, his writings between those two erstwhile well-defined categories...

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Ludwig Wittgenstein: Early Works

Denis McManus.

in Philosophy

P ublished online May 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 7640 words.

Ludwig Wittgenstein is one of the few widely recognized great philosophers of the 20th century. His career is typically—though not uncontroversially—divided into an early and late phase,...

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Wittgenstein, Ludwig (1889–1951)

Oswald Hanfling.

in The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 4315 words.

Ludwig Wittgenstein was born into a wealthy and cultured Viennese family on 26 April 1889 and died in Cambridge on

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Wittgenstein, Ludwig Josef Johann (1889–1951), philosopher

P. M. S. Hacker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy. 14054 words.

Wittgenstein, Ludwig Josef Johann (1889–1951), philosopher, was born in Neuwaldeggerstrasse, Neuwaldegg, Vienna, on 26 April 1889, the youngest of eight children of Karl and Leopoldine...

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Ludwig Wittgenstein

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

(1889–1951)

Austrian-born philosopher and logician, author of Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (1922) and Philosophical Investigations (1953), two of the most influential...

See overview in Oxford Index

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Bredo Johnsen.

in Righting Epistemology

June 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Metaphysics. 18807 words.

Over half of Wittgenstein’s raw, unedited remarks in On Certainty were written in seven weeks ending two days before his death, and he often expresses dissatisfaction with his progress....

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Wittgenstein, Ludwig

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 84 words.

PhD, Professor of Philosophy, Cambridge University, 1939–48

Born 1889; died 29 April 1951

Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge

Trinity Coll.,...

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Stan Brakhage, Ludwig Wittgenstein and the renewed encounter with the everyday

Rebecca A. Sheehan.

in Screen

June 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 8671 words.

For a number of years, the late work of Ludwig Wittgenstein has surfaced in debates about the future of film theory and the possibility of a film philosophy. This paper investigates the...

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Wittgenstein, Ludwig (1889–1951)

Ian Buchanan.

in A Dictionary of Critical Theory

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1114 words.

(1889–1951)

Austrian philosopher, generally regarded as one of the most important of the 20th century, not the

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Wittgenstein, Ludwig (1889–1951)

Ian Buchanan.

in A Dictionary of Critical Theory

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1130 words.

generally regarded as one of the most important of the twentieth century, not the least because his work bridged the usually insuperable divide between ...

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Wittgenstein, Ludwig (1889–1951)

Christopher Riches and Michael Cox.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 88 words.

Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (1921) Non-Fiction

Philosophical Investigations (1953) Non-Fiction

Remarks on the Foundations of Mathematics (1956...

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Wittgenstein, Ludwig Josef Johann

in Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

January 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 11359 words.

To explore the importance of Wittgenstein’s thought for aesthetics, this entry comprises three essays: Survey of Thought Reception of Wittgenstein

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Wittgenstein, Ludwig Josef Johann

Benjamin R. Tilghman, Garry Hagberg and Anthony Cascardi.

in Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

January 1998; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 9902 words.

To explore the importance of Wittgenstein's thought for aesthetics, this entry comprises three essays: Survey of Thought Reception of Wittgenstein

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Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889–1951)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 185 words.

Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.

Philosophische Untersuchungen (1953)

philosophy is a

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Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889–1951)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 372 words.

You get tragedy where the tree, instead of bending, breaks.

Culture and Value (1929)

get tragedy where the tree

get

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