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Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Biography - Ludwig Wittgenstein:

Austrian-British philosopher.
Born: 1889 - Died: 1951
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Austria
Austria

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Man has to awaken to wonder - and so perhaps do peoples. Science is a way of sending him to sleep again.
Ludwig Wittgenstein




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Quotes about science:


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Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.”
François Rabelais - Gargantua and Pantagruel
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.”
Immanuel Kant
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Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature.”
Paul Valéry
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A theory which is not refutable by any conceivable event is non-scientific. Irrefutability is not a virtue of a theory (as people often think) but a vice.”
Karl Popper - Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge
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Of all the human sciences, the science of man is the most worthy.”
Nicolas Malebranche - The Search after Truth
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Ludwig Wittgenstein also said...


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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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It is clear that ethics cannot be stated. Ethics is transcendental.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
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The world of the happy man is a different one from that of the unhappy man.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
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The meaning of a word is its use in the language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Philosophical Investigations
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Ethics and aesthetics are one and the same.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
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Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
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