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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.

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LIVE STREAM on 12-13 May 2022, Rome: Conference The Tractatus Odyssey

LIVE STREAM: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCH4-Aw6VI8JM7xQ7Nq4r-7w Questions will be allowed via E-Mail…
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Exhibition The Tractatus Odyssey in Tunisia

On 11 March 2022, the Austrian Embassy in…
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Wittgenstein’s PRIVATE NOTEBOOKS 1914-1916, translated and edited by Marjorie Perloff

Wittgenstein’s major writings have generally been published in…
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Die Wittgenstein Initiative trauert um Vizekanzler a.D. Dr. Erhard Busek

Die Wittgenstein Initiative trauert um Vizekanzler a.D. Dr.…
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Sondermarke Ludwig Wittgenstein Österreichische Post 2022

Ludwig Wittgenstein 1889 – 1951: Ein Philosoph von…
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Allan Janik’s latest book: The Enigma of Otto Weininger

Otto Weininger (1880-1903) is the most controversial figure to…
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Season’s Greetings!

Christmas card from…
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On the Correspondence Ludwig Wittgenstein – Ben Richards

"I'm thinking of you constantly with love" 24…
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Video: Welche Kreativität braucht Europa jetzt?

Bulgarisches Kulturinstitut HAUS WITTGENSTEIN Podiumsdiskussion Dr. Erhard Busek,…
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Ausstellung Die Tractatus Odyssee im Österreichischen Kulturforum in Budapest

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Welche Kreativität braucht Europa jetzt?

Mittwoch, 13.10.2021, 18:30 Uhr Bulgarisches Kulturinstitut HAUS WITTGENSTEIN Galerie…
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Marjorie @90: International Poetics Symposium in Celebration of Marjorie Perloff’s 90th birthday

Looking forward to celebrating Marjorie @ 90 with…
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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