Ludwig Wittgenstein

[Revised entry by Anat Biletzki and Anat Matar on March 3, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Considered by some to be the greatest philosopher of the 20th century, Ludwig Wittgenstein
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[Revised entry by Anat Biletzki and Anat Matar on March 3, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Considered by some to be the greatest philosopher of the 20th century, Ludwig Wittgenstein played a central, if controversial, role in 20th-century analytic philosophy. He continues to influence current philosophical thought in topics as diverse as logic and language, perception and intention, ethics and religion, aesthetics and culture. Originally, there were two commonly recognized stages of...

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