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Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Born in Vienna into one of Europe's richest families, he inherited a fortune from his father in 1913

Wittgenstein was taught by private tutors at home until he was 14 years old.

Went to Realschule Linz for 3 years

Published almost nothing during his life, but posthumously, his notes

"perhaps the most perfect example I have ever known of genius as traditionally conceived; passionate, profound, intense, and dominating" - Bertrand Russel

Referenced in

Bad Philosophy

Ludwig Wittgenstein then took it further and proclaimed all philosophy, including his work, to be meaningless and we should all STFU about it.

Ludwig Wittgenstein