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ˈvɪt gənˌʃtaɪn, -ˌstaɪnwittgen·stein

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  1. Wittgenstein, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Ludwig Josef Johan Wittgenstein(noun)

    British philosopher born in Austria; a major influence on logic and logical positivism (1889-1951)


  1. Wittgenstein(ProperNoun)

    Ludwig Wittgenstein, an Austrian-born twentieth-century philosopher noted for the idea of "family resemblance" as that which individual objects of a sense of a term have in common.


  1. Wittgenstein

    Wittgenstein is a 1993 film by the English director Derek Jarman. It is loosely based on the life story as well as the philosophical thinking of the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein. The adult Wittgenstein is played by Karl Johnson. The original screenplay was by the literary critic Terry Eagleton. Jarman heavily rewrote the script during pre-production and shooting, radically altering the style and structure, although retaining much of Eagleton's dialogue. The story is not played out in a traditional setting, but rather against a black backdrop within which the actors and key props are placed, as if in a theatre setting.

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