Ludwig Wittgenstein

Standard Name: Wittgenstein, Ludwig


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Education Iris Murdoch
During this very important year of my life
Conradi, Peter J. Iris Murdoch. A Life. HarperCollins.
IM gravitated towards foreigners—an Indian, an Alexandrian, a Palestinian, a Jewish Austrian—whom she described as imprinted by Wittgenstein .
Conradi, Peter J. Iris Murdoch. A Life. HarperCollins.
She reached Cambridge just too late...
Friends, Associates Q. D. Leavis
The couple hosted tea parties for undergraduates and other guests on Friday afternoons. One of those who attended was Ludwig Wittgenstein , who was introduced to F. R. Leavis through their mutual friend, philosopher W. E. Johnson
Intertextuality and Influence Iris Murdoch
In shaping her thought, her father 's influence was primary. Later influences on her thinking and therefore also in her novels were provided by Dostoevsky in particular, by existentialist philosophy as embodied in Sartre ...
Intertextuality and Influence Kathleen Raine
KR 's poetry, which focusses on archetypal forms of being, is influenced by Swedenborg and the Neo-Platonists. She was also fascinated by the avant-garde movements of her era: Bloomsbury Humanism, Freud ianism, Wittgenstein 's and...
Intertextuality and Influence Anne Stevenson
Her epigraph comes from Wittgenstein : All that we can describe at all could also be otherwise.
Contemporary Authors, Autobiography Series. Gale Research.
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Literary responses Laura Riding
She considered this book one of the two prime achievements of her writing life.
Friedmann, Elizabeth. A Mannered Grace. Persea Books.
It was the last volume that she published containing all new material. It was listed by the National Book League
Textual Features Lady Ottoline Morrell
The novel is concerned with a widowed scientist considering whether scientific and religious doctrines are inherently incompatible. This narrative is a fictionalized version of Russell's struggle between mystical, spiritual beliefs characterictic of Morrell, and the...
Textual Features Iris Murdoch
This celebration of postwar modernity has as epigraph Dryden 's welcome to a new century: 'Tis well an old age is out, / And time to begin a new.
Conradi, Peter J. Iris Murdoch. A Life. HarperCollins.
It clearly reflects the link...
Textual Features Iris Murdoch
The book argued that Heidegger, along with Wittgenstein , was the most important philosopher of the twentieth century, especially in his earlier work with its attention to the concept of the Good. It suggested that...
Textual Features Zadie Smith
Chapters in this novel are headed with terms from mystical Judaic or Kabbalistic worship. The dustjacket of the first London edition bore in gold letters the words Fame! I'm gonna live forever! (from Alan Parker
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Iris Murdoch
Her effort to put her thoughts on art, morality, and reality into a unified and coherent form is a journey of the intellect that ranges through investigations of the powers of art, the mind, and...


1932-1935: Although Ludwig Wittgenstein expressly forbade...

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Although Ludwig Wittgenstein expressly forbade it, analytic philosphers Alice Ambrose and Margaret MacDonald secretly took notes during his Cambridge lectures; these were later published (with Wittgenstein's approval) in two volumes known as the blue and...

1959: G.E.M. Anscombe established herself as a...

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G.E.M. Anscombe established herself as a philosopher with her An Introduction to Wittgenstein 's Tractatus.

5 January 2001: G.E.M. Anscombe, whom some considered the...

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5 January 2001

G.E.M. Anscombe , whom some considered the greatest English philosopher of her generation, died.


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