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European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 61-65

Did Ludwig Wittgenstein have Asperger's syndrome?

  • M. FitzgeraldAffiliated withDepartment of Psychiatry Trinity College Dublin 2 Ireland

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Abstract

It has been suggested that Ludwig Wittgenstein had Asperger's syndrome. This paper reviews the evidence and concludes that he had the major features of Asperger's syndrome.

Key words Ludwig Wittgenstein – Asperger's syndrome