There was initially great controversy when the book Wittgenstein, by the philosopher William W. Bartley III, was published in 1973, in which he included a few pages about Wittgenstein being gay. Why is the phrase “Whereof one cannot speak thereof one must remain silent” a hint.
Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein was an Austrian philosopher who worked primarily in logic, . Committee, an organization that was campaigning against Paragraph 175 of the German Criminal Code, which prohibited homosexual sex.
Wittgenstein and Homosexuality 167. In my book I had mentioned Wittgenstein's homosexuality o briefly - on about four or five pages. The information given.
Wittgenstein and the ethics of suicide. Homosexuality and Jewish self-hatred in fin de siècle Vienna. Michael A. Peters. Pages 981-990.