, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp 111-128
Date: 23 Aug 2007

Wittgenstein on Meaning and Life

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This is a paper about the way language meshes with life. It focuses on Ludwig Wittgenstein’s later work, and compares it with Leo Tolstoy and Saint Augustine’s confessions. My aim is to better understand in this way what it means to have meaning in language, as well as meaning in life.