Ludwig Wittgenstein

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Austrian philosopher and logician
Man feels the urge to run up against the limits of language. Think for example of the astonishment that anything at all exists. This astonishment cannot be expressed in the form of a question, and there is also no answer whatsoever. Anything we might say is a priori bound to be nonsense. Nevertheless we do run up against the limits of language. Kierkegaard too saw that there is this running up against something, and he referred to it in a fairly similar way (as running up against paradox). This running up against the l /against/ Ludwig Wittgenstein quotes

Quotes of the month

Anatoly Yurkin Alienation turns a fragment of being into an object. [10/31/2019 03:10:06] More


Jorge Amado Love is not to be proven or measured... It exists, and that is enough. [10/18/2019 10:10:02] More


Anatoly Yurkin Graphomania is the competence and skill to heap nonsense. [11/10/2019 10:11:13] More


Anatoly Yurkin Nonsense is the property of a graphomaniac. (Anatoly Yurkin) [11/08/2019 06:11:17] More


Anatoly Yurkin The unstable world will not change without my freedom of alienation. (Anatoly Yurkin) [11/14/2019 02:11:44] More