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Wittgenstein on Philosophy, Pt. IV – Language Games

The following passages come from Wittgenstein’s magnum opus – Philosophical Investigations.  An understanding of language games is essential to his philosophy. A langauge game relates to philosophy in ways described in the previous three posts – it deceives us into belief … Continue reading

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Wittgenstein on Philosophy, Pt. III

This follows Wittgenstein on Philosophy, Pt II. and Wittgenstein on Philosophy. We will now explore the reasons Wittgenstein gives for our philosophical misunderstandings.  “(a) The tendency to look for something in common to all the entities which we commonly subsume … Continue reading

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Wittgenstein on Philosophy, Pt. II

This follows Wittgenstein on Philosophy.  We are beginning to plumb Wittgenstein’s concepts deeply. It took 5 books to get to this point – but I audaciously believe that I can illuminate his intentions better than the several rehashed critical essays I have … Continue reading

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New Thoughts

13.8 billion years after the big bang we find ourselves flying through the tremendous thrust of another big bang.  We are particles propelled in the Homo Sapiens explosion.  Appearing.  Perhaps within an illusory existence.  Growing from cosmic clay to fertile … Continue reading

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