Did Ludwig Wittgenstein have Asperger's syndrome?


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.

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Accepted: January 26, 1999

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Fitzgerald, M. Did Ludwig Wittgenstein have Asperger's syndrome?. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 9, 61–65 (2000). https://doi.org/10.1007/s007870050117

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