Ludwig Wittgenstein Confesses

Oakes, Edward T.
June 1992
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1992, Issue 24, p37
Presents an analysis of the life of 20th century religious philosopher Ludweig Wittgenstein based on his confessions. Significant features in the life of Wittgenstein that are not stressed in his other philosophical writings according to Ray Monk in his book "Ludweig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius"; Information on the most remarkable instance depicting Wittgenstein's deep sense of connection between authentic philosophy and confession; Efforts of Wittgenstein to cease from indulging in any remarks about the deficiencies of Jews.


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