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- Wittgenstein, Ludwig 1889-1951. Austrian philosopher who taught in England and who had a major influence on 20th-century philosophy. His main works, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (1921) and Philosophical Investigations (1953), explore the relation between language and the world.
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- proper n. 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.
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- n. British philosopher born in Austria; a major influence on logic and logical positivism (1889-1951)
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