45 min

Episode #30. Wittgenstein & Value ft. Nick Purches-Knabb Thoughts: Philosophy Untangled

    • Philosophy

During his lifetime, Ludwig Wittgenstein published only one book-length work of philosophy. Yet it remains one of the most influential philosophical works of the past 200 years. Jonah Woodward and Alexandros Constantinou sit down with PhD student Nick Purches-Knabb, to discuss the changing interpretations of Wittgenstein’s work and how it completely undermines our understanding of language, ethics, and philosophy.

Did you ask yourself any of these questions while listening?

Who is Frege? - https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/frege/

Who is Russell? - https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/russell/

Who is Flew? - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antony_Flew

What are Truth Tables? - https://sites.millersville.edu/bikenaga/math-proof/truth-tables/truth-tables.html

What does “acting in bad faith” mean? - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bad_faith_(existentialism)

What is Cultural Relativism? - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cultural_relativism / https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/moral-relativism/

During his lifetime, Ludwig Wittgenstein published only one book-length work of philosophy. Yet it remains one of the most influential philosophical works of the past 200 years. Jonah Woodward and Alexandros Constantinou sit down with PhD student Nick Purches-Knabb, to discuss the changing interpretations of Wittgenstein’s work and how it completely undermines our understanding of language, ethics, and philosophy.

Did you ask yourself any of these questions while listening?

Who is Frege? - https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/frege/

Who is Russell? - https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/russell/

Who is Flew? - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antony_Flew

What are Truth Tables? - https://sites.millersville.edu/bikenaga/math-proof/truth-tables/truth-tables.html

What does “acting in bad faith” mean? - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bad_faith_(existentialism)

What is Cultural Relativism? - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cultural_relativism / https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/moral-relativism/

45 min