• Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Nature of Religion - Irfan Ajvazi

    Author(s):
    Irfan Ajvazi (see profile)
    Date:
    2022
    Subject(s):
    Philosophy, Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951, Mathematics, Logic, Language and languages, Linguistics
    Item Type:
    Article
    Tag(s):
    Ludwig Wittgenstein, Language
    Permanent URL:
    https://doi.org/10.17613/e7fz-e708
    Abstract:
    This implies that something cannot be both a rule of grammar and at the same time a description of reality. This approach leaves the religious language game forever defining its own rules. The question is then prompted that if religious language does not get beyond itself to explore reality, how did it get started at all. The fundamental reason that I myself stick to the idea that there are right and wrong moral judgments and better and worse moral outlooks, and also right and wrong evaluative judgments and better and worse normative outlooks in areas other than morality, is not a metaphysical one. The reason is simply that that is the way that we—and I include myself in this \"we\"—talk and think, and also the way that we are going to go on talking and thinking. Hume confessed that he left his scepticism about the material world behind as soon as he left his study; and I observe that no matter how sceptical or how relativistic philosophers may be in their conversation, they leave their scepticism or their relativism behind the minute they engage in serious discussion about almost any subject other than philosophy.
    Notes:
    This implies that something cannot be both a rule of grammar and at the same time a description of reality. This approach leaves the religious language game forever defining its own rules. The question is then prompted that if religious language does not get beyond itself to explore reality, how did it get started at all..
    Metadata:
    Published as:
    Journal article    
    Status:
    Published
    Last Updated:
    7 months ago
    License:
    All Rights Reserved
    Share this:

    Downloads

    Item Name: pdf ludwig-wittgenstein-the-nature-of-religion-irfan-ajvazi.pdf
      Download View in browser
    Activity: Downloads: 13