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Georg Henrik von Wright
Born 14 June 1916
Helsinki, Finland
Died 16 June 2003(2003-06-16) (aged 87)
Helsinki, Finland
Alma mater University of Helsinki
(1934–1937, 1939–1941;
PhD, 1941)
University of Cambridge
(1939; no degree)
Era 20th-century philosophy
Region Western Philosophy
School Analytic philosophy
Institutions University of Cambridge
University of Helsinki
Cornell University
Main interests
Modal logic, philosophy of action, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science

If one is satisfied with things, one doesn't complain about the downsides that exist, either.
Georg Henrik von Wright
Society is becoming less and less transparent. People no longer know where decisions that substantially affect their lives are taken, nor by whom, nor how.
Georg Henrik von Wright
Transnational, gigantic industrial companies no longer operate within political systems, but rather above them.
Georg Henrik von Wright