John Wisdom

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Birthday
12, 1904
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 9, 1993 (89)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
12, 1904
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 9, 1993 (89)

About

Renowned British ordinary language philosopher, metaphysician, and a philosopher of mind.

Before Fame

He worked at the National Institute of Industrial Psychology.

Trivia

He originated the Parable of the Invisible Gardener. His article Philosophical Perplexity was regarded with great respect.

Family Life

He was married to Pamela Wisdom and together they had a son. His cousin was psychoanalytical philosopher John Oulton Wisdom.

Associated With

He wrote works that were influenced by the philosophies of Ludwig Wittgenstein, G.E. Moore, and Sigmund Freud.

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