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A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes
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"A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes"

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

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This quote by Ludwig Wittgenstein suggests that viewpoint and humor are not necessarily equally exclusive. He is saying that it is possible to communicate complicated philosophical concepts through jokes, and that a philosophical work that utilizes humor as its main mode of expression might still be considered serious and valuable. Basically, Wittgenstein is suggesting that the efficiency of philosophical discourse is not figured out solely by its level of seriousness or formality, but by the clearness and insight it supplies.

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Ludwig Wittgenstein This quote is written / told by Ludwig Wittgenstein between April 26, 1889 and April 29, 1951. He was a famous Philosopher from Austria. The author also have 47 other quotes.

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