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.

The TRACTATUS ODYSSEY exhibition in Warsaw & a visit to the historical original places in Kraków and Tarnów

4 - 7 November 2019 Under the auspices of the Austrian Cultural Forum in Warsaw and the Jagiellonian University in…
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The Quiet Seriousness of the Sognefjord

Ludwig Wittgenstein's house 30 steep meters aboven Lake Eidsvatnet Lake in Skjolden in Sogn is finally rebuilt after 60 years…
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Wittgenstein’s Dictionary for Elementary Schools

"Only a dictionary makes it possible to hold the student completely responsible" by Désirée Weber From the fall of 1920…
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Wittgenstein’s House in Skjolden on the Sognefjord in Norway has finally been rebuilt

Skjolden, 20 June 2019 © Jon Bolstad & Wittgenstein Initiative
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WITTGENSTEINS BRIEFE AN SEINE FAMILIE

Buchpräsentation Dienstag, 20. November 2018, 19:00 Uhr Grillparzerhaus (Staatsarchiv), Johannesgasse 6, 1010 Wien Um Anmeldung unten wird gebeten. Eintritt: freiwilliger…
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HOW MODERN WAS LUDWIG WITTGENSTEIN?

Donnerstag, 15. November 2018, 19:00 Uhr Grillparzerhaus (Staatsarchiv), Johannesgasse 6, 1010 Wien Podiumsdiskussion in englischer Sprache Um Anmeldung unten wird…
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RESTAURATIVE MODERNE – EIN WIENER PARADOX?

Was ist modern an der Wiener Moderne? Mittwoch, 14. November 2018, 19:00 Uhr Grillparzerhaus (Staatsarchiv), Johannesgasse 6, 1010 Wien Podiumsdiskussion…
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PICTURES, MODELS AND MEASURES

PICTURES, MODELS AND MEASURES by Susan G. Sterrett Department of Philosophy, Wichita State University (PDF Download)        
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DIE TRACTATUS ODYSSEE Ausstellung

16. Oktober - 30. November 2018 Grillparzerhaus, Johannesgasse 6, 1010 Wien 100 Jahre Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus In Kooperation mit Trinity College…
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Call for Papers – Wittgenstein: Beyond the Inner–Outer Picture, Seville 12-14 December 2018

In spite of Wittgenstein’s well known critique of its application to the problems of other minds and self-knowledge, the philosophical…
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Ludwig Wittgenstein und Friedrich A. von Hayek: das halb vergessene intellektuelle Leben der Zwischenkriegszeit

PODIUMSGESPRÄCH in deutscher und englischer Sprache in Kooperation mit dem Friedrich A. von Hayek Institut Dienstag, 19. Juni 2018, 19:00…
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Ludwig Wittgensteins Briefe an seine Geschwister

NEUE EDITION Die 2. Ausgabe der schon längst vergriffenen Briefe zwischen Ludwig Wittgenstein und seinen Geschwistern mit: teils nie zuvor…
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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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