Wittgenstein

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Ballets By Maurice Ravel - Biography - Final Years
... The work was commissioned by Austrian pianist Paul Wittgenstein, who had lost his right arm during World War I ... enough to perform the work with only his left hand, demonstrated it with two-hands and Wittgenstein was reportedly underwhelmed by it ... But later Wittgenstein stated, “Only much later, after I’d studied the concerto for months, did I become fascinated by it and realized what a great work it was.” In 1933, Wittgenstein played the work in ...
August David Zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Hohenstein
... Graf August David of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Hohenstein (14 April 1663 – 1735) was a Prussian politician ... heavy taxation as "the great W(oes) of Prussia (Wartenberg, Wartensleben, Wittgenstein) ...
Correction (novel) - Allusions/references To Actual Events
... Bernhard used Ludwig Wittgenstein’s biography to intersperse aspects of Roithamer’s life with similarities and create at times a parallel narration ... Wittgenstein was born into great wealth, went to Cambridge, lived austerely, worked obsessively, and spent years carefully designing and building a house for his sister (curr ...
Mark Addis - Works
... Wittgenstein A Guide for the Perplexed (London Continuum, 2006) ... ISBN 0-8264-8495-6 (hbk), 0-8264-8496-4 (pbk) Wittgenstein and Philosophy of Religion (co-edited with Robert Arrington, London Routledge, 2001) ... ISBN 0-415-21780-6 (hbk), 0-415-33555-8 (pbk) Wittgenstein Making Sense of Other Minds (Aldershot Ashgate, 1999) ...
Bertrand Russell's Views On Philosophy - Influence On Philosophy
... were also influential, notably Frege, Moore, and Wittgenstein, Russell made analysis the dominant methodology of professional philosophy ... influence on individual philosophers is singular, perhaps most notably in the case of Ludwig Wittgenstein, who was his student between 1911 and 1914 ... Wittgenstein had an important influence on Russell as he himself discusses in his My Philosophical Development ...

Famous quotes containing the word wittgenstein:

    Nothing is so difficult as not deceiving oneself.
    —Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889–1951)

    Resting on your laurels is as dangerous as resting when you are walking in the snow. You doze off and die in your sleep.
    —Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889–1951)

    Our greatest stupidities may be very wise.
    —Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889–1951)