Ludwig Wittgenstein
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  • “Philosophy may be only a shadow of the reality it tries to grasp, but the novel is altogether more satisfactory. I am almost tempted to say that no philosopher is qualified to do his job unless he is also a novelist ... I would certainly exchange any of the works of Whitehead or Wittgenstein for the novels they ought to have written. ”

Ludwig Wittgenstein (26 April 188929 April 1951) was an Austrian-born philosopher who spent much of his life in England.