The Problem with Courage

The philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein volunteered to fight in the First World War despite his eligibility for medical exemption.

He served on the front line by choice, seeing some of the heaviest action of the war. He was an artillery spotter, often stationed in no man’s land, and an obvious target of enemy sniper fire.

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