The Wittgenstein Initiative is a Vienna-based international forum that aspires to make present in the city of his birth Ludwig Wittgenstein, one of the greatest thinkers and most remarkable individuals of the 20th century. We aim to demonstrate Wittgenstein’s present-day relevance in various areas of public and private life and bring his cultural legacy to the general public.


Video: Die österreichische Identität

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Video: Die Zweite Wiener Gesellschaft

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Video: Die Geschwister Margaret und Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Video: Die Experten und die Krise

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Video: The Nachlass in the Wren Library

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Video: The Dictations to Francis Skinner and the Pink Book

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Video: The Wittgenstein Corpus and Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Relevance Today

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Video: The Wittgenstein Corpus with Prof. Alois Pichler

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Philosophy in Times of Crisis

By Nuno Venturinha, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal Editor's note: This article was first…
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“In times like these”: Wittgenstein, a Symbol of Troubled Times

by Jose Ferrater-Mora, September 1953 Wittgenstein was a genius. This contention will hardly be denied by professional philosophers.…
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Allan Janik receives highest Austrian distinction for science

Ehrenkreuz für Wissenschaft und Kunst 1. Klasse an Wittgensteins-Wien Hon.-Prof. Dr. Allan Janik, überreicht vom Rektor der Universität…
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Survey: Digital Tools in Wittgenstein Studies

Dear Wittgenstein researchers and fans! If you are willing and able, and have three minutes or so to…
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„What is the use of studying philosophy if it does not improve your thinking about the important questions of everyday life?"

Ludwig Wittgenstein to Norman Malcolm, 1944

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