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Philosophia

, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp 111–128 | Cite as

Wittgenstein on Meaning and Life

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Abstract

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.

Keywords

Life Language Wittgenstein Augustine Tolstoy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.New School for Social ResearchNew YorkUSA

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