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    Secular pilgrimage

    Secular pilgrimage

    Visiting Wittgenstein’s home evokes the philosopher’s serious, ascetic mind (no doubt he would disapprove its restoration) Westerners who see ancestor worship as something only other cultures do should look around:…

    Can you step in the same river twice? Wittgenstein v Heraclitus

    Can you step in the same river twice? Wittgenstein v Heraclitus

    “I am not a religious man,’ the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein once said to a friend, ‘but I cannot help seeing every problem from a religious point of view.’ These problems…

    The Photography of Ludwig Wittgenstein

    The Photography of Ludwig Wittgenstein

    Philosophers have often ruminated on the aesthetics of photography. Roland Barthes’ Camera Lucida begins with a poignant memorialization of his mother, as remembered through her photograph. Pierre Bourdieu’s Photography: A Middle-Brow…

    An Animated Introduction to Ludwig Wittgenstein & His Philosophical Insights on the Problems of Human Communication

    An Animated Introduction to Ludwig Wittgenstein & His Philosophical Insights on the Problems of Human Communication

    In the recorded history of philosophy, there may be no sharper a mind than Ludwig Wittgenstein. A bête noire, enfant terrible, and all other such phrases used to describe affronts to…

    Who was Ludwig Wittgenstein?

    Who was Ludwig Wittgenstein?

    Ludwig Wittgenstein was born in Vienna, Austria in 1889. As a young man he studied engineering, but his mathematical work in this area led him to developing an interest in…