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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
Source: Tractatus Logico-philosophicus

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It is clear that ethics cannot be stated. Ethics is transcendental.
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus




Translation  

Translation

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French
Il est clair que l'éthique ne se laisse pas énoncer. L'éthique est transcendantale.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus

German
Es ist klar, daß sich die Ethik nicht aussprechen läßt. Die Ethik ist transzendental.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus




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Quotes about ethics:


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Ethics and aesthetics are one and the same.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
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Ethics is in truth the easiest of all sciences.”
Arthur Schopenhauer
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Ethics is in origin the art of recommending to others the sacrifices required for cooperation with oneself.”
Bertrand Russell
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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.”
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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.”
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Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.”
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The human body is the best picture of the human soul.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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