If one is satisfied with things, one doesn’t complain about the downsides that exist, either.
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|Birth:||14th June, 1916|
|Death:||16th June, 2003|
Georg Henrik von Wright was born in Helsinki, Finland. He was a Finnish philosopher, who succeeded Ludwig Wittgenstein as professor at the University of Cambridge. He published in English, Finnish, German, and in Swedish. He was the leading figure in the Finnish philosophy of his time, specializing in philosophical logic, philosophical analysis, philosophy of action, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, and the close study of Charles Sanders Peirce. He wrote several books include: Explanation and understanding, The varieties of goodness, Logical studies, In the shadow of Descartes, The logic of preference, Causality and determinism, Time, change and contradiction, Freedom and determination, Studies in Formal Logic, Practical Reason, and Philosophy of Logic and Mathematics.
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