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Wittgenstein, Ludwig Syllabification: Witt·gen·stein, Ludwig
Pronunciation: /ˈvitɡənˌstīn/ /-ˌSHtīn/

Definition of Wittgenstein, Ludwig in English:

( 1889–1951), British philosopher, born in Austria; full name Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein. His two major works, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (1921) and Philosophical Investigations (1953), examine language and its relationship to the world.

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