Wittgenstein on Certainty

Michigan State University MI

Daniele Moyal-Sharrock: McCracken Distinguished Guest Lecture 2014-15, Michigan State University: 'Wittgenstein on Certainty'. Details to follow.

Thirteenth Lecture: - Mikel Burley: Wittgenstein and Philosophy of Religion: Beyond Fideism and Atheism

Bloomsbury 50 Bedford Square, London

Curiously, it has been claimed of Wittgenstein’s approach to philosophy both that it promotes a kind of fideism – an attempt to ‘insulate’ or ‘protect’ religious beliefs from fair and reasonable criticism – and, contrarily, that its unavoidable consequence is an acceptance of atheism. Wittgenstein himself maintained, however, that in contrast with the work of […]