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Philosophers are often the sources of great witticisms, some of which have been recorded here by Gerry Dworkin.

Also, imagine sitting down every day to the same rye-and-Swiss sandwich and saying, “Hot ziggety!”. And imagine at the same time that you are Ludwig Wittgenstein.

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2 Comments

  1. source says:

    Wittgenstein was a master of the pithy comment, which makes this story credible and funny. Also, last night I had a dream that everyone in the world forgot about Wittgenstein but me, so I spent the rest of the dream trying to lead an academic crusade to get somebody to read his books. None of you were any help.

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  2. Huenemann says:

    We certainly need to bring more Wittgenstein into our philosophy curriculum. Students are now graduating without having read any of his work (at least in classes); Chuck Johnson would be profoundly disappointed!

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