• 10TH ANNIVERSARY BWS ANNUAL CONFERENCE: WITTGENSTEIN IN THE 21ST CENTURY - The British Wittgenstein Society was founded in 2007 in an effort to rekindle what seemed a waning interest in the work of Ludwig Wittgenstein. To mark the success of this endeavour, and the Society's 10th anniversary, the 2017 BWS annual conference will be devoted to celebrating Wittgenstein's contribution to thought across philosophy and other disciplines. […]
  • WITTGENSTEIN’S DICTIONARY, REDISCOVERED - the Wörterbuch für Volksschulen Désirée Weber In the spring of 1923, Leopoldine Eichberger was practicing her orthography and grammar lessons under the watchful eye and strict guidance of Ludwig Wittgenstein, elementary school teacher. She was one of many elementary school pupils that Wittgenstein taught between 1920 and 1926, in the small villages of lower Austria. […]
  • Nordic Wittgenstein Review - A new issue of Nordic Wittgenstein Review was published. It's Open Access. See below. NWR is an international full Open Access journal, published by the Nordic Wittgenstein Society http://nordicwittgensteinsociety.org since 2012. It applies a double-blind peer review to papers submitted to the article section, and an additional Open Review to accepted papers. Best wishes for […]
  • CFP Hinge Epistemology - philevents.org/event/show/30682
  • Wittgenstein's Whewell's Court Lectures, Cambridge 1938–1941, from the Notes by Yorick Smythies - Wittgenstein's Whewell's Court Lectures, Cambridge 1938–1941, from the Notes by Yorick Smythies, will be published on 2nd May 2017. http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1119166330.html These are new lecture notes of lectures Wittgenstein delivered in Cambridge. Only three lectures and parts of a fourth of about 70 in total have already been published. Some of the material included in the […]
  • Wittgenstein and Hegel – Reevaluation of Difference - Wittgenstein and Hegel – Reevaluation of Difference TU Dresden, Germany June 28–30, 2017 “Hegel seems to me to be always wanting to say that things which look different are really the same. Whereas my interest is in showing that things which look the same are really different.” (Recollections of Wittgenstein) CONFIRMED SPEAKERS James Conant (Chicago) […]
  • New funding for Wittgenstein’s house in Skjolden - Press release: New funding for Wittgenstein’s house in Skjolden As one of the major sponsors, Luster Sparebank has given a grant of NOK 1 million to the project. This is in addition to NOK 1 million which has been funded by the county of Sogn og Fjordane, in which Wittgenstein’s house is located. There is […]
  • Seventeenth BWS Lecture -
  • CFP: WITTGENSTEINIAN APPROACHES TO MORAL PHILOSOPHY (THIRD EDITION) - KU Leuven, Belgium September 21-23, 2017 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS James Conant (University of Chicago) Raimond Gaita (University of Melbourne) Sophie-Grace Chappell (The Open University) Edward Harcourt (University of Oxford) Sabina Lovibond (University of Oxford) Martin Stokhof (University of Amsterdam) CALL FOR PAPERS We invite submissions for a 25 minute presentation followed by a 20 minute discussion. […]
  • Understanding Wittgenstein, Understanding Modernism - Matar, Anat, ed. Understanding Wittgenstein, Understanding Modernism, 2017. In the last half-century Ludwig Wittgenstein's relevance beyond analytic philosophy, to continental philosophy, to cultural studies, and to the arts has been widely acknowledged. Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus was published in 1922 - the annus mirabilis of modernism - alongside Joyce's Ulysses, Eliot's The Waste Land, Mansfield's The […]