Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Noun1.Ludwig Wittgenstein - British philosopher born in AustriaLudwig Wittgenstein - British philosopher born in Austria; a major influence on logic and logical positivism (1889-1951)
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Borrowing a telling metaphor from Wittgentstein, he compares the place of these voluntary groups in relation to the formal, male-conducted services by stating that "it is like adding suburbs onto an old city which are valid extensions of it as long as they are kept in their secondary, 'suburban' role and do not destroy the order of the old city onto which they have been added" (203).
Drawing on Wittgentstein's saying/showing distinction and Adrian Moore's work the author argues that Nicholas and Adorno can be seen to share a philosophically defensible notion of ineffable knowledge.--Correspondence to: jgf2@york.ac.uk