Home

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.

News

Sondermarke Ludwig Wittgenstein Österreichische Post 2022

Ludwig Wittgenstein 1889 – 1951: Ein Philosoph von…
read more

Allan Janik’s latest book: The Enigma of Otto Weininger

Otto Weininger (1880-1903) is the most controversial figure to…
read more

Season’s Greetings!

Christmas card from…
read more

On the Correspondence Ludwig Wittgenstein – Ben Richards

"I'm thinking of you constantly with love" 24…
read more

Video: Welche Kreativität braucht Europa jetzt?

Bulgarisches Kulturinstitut HAUS WITTGENSTEIN Podiumsdiskussion Dr. Erhard Busek,…
read more

Ausstellung Die Tractatus Odyssee im Österreichischen Kulturforum in Budapest

read more

Welche Kreativität braucht Europa jetzt?

Mittwoch, 13.10.2021, 18:30 Uhr Bulgarisches Kulturinstitut HAUS WITTGENSTEIN Galerie…
read more

Marjorie @90: International Poetics Symposium in Celebration of Marjorie Perloff’s 90th birthday

Looking forward to celebrating Marjorie @ 90 with…
read more

Ludwig Wittgenstein im Österreich der Zwischenkriegszeit

Workshop "Zeit der Unkultur" 14.-15. Oktober 2021 Institut…
read more

Happy 80th Birthday, Allan Janik!

read more

Marjorie Perloff is recipient of highest Austrian honours

On 10 June 2021, at the Leopold Museum…
read more

The Tractatus Odyssey virtual exhibition at the Austrian Cultural Forum in London

26 April - 31 May 2021 To commemorate…
read more

„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