Daily Archives: January 28, 2018

Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 1: Calliope

Source: Simon Vouet, The Muses Urania and Calliope (detail) *** CALLIOPE *** Muse Calliope Sing and help me tell my tale Help a suppliant *** NOTE: Dante has a new task. He has told about what he saw in the … Continue reading

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NOTES on Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951): Philosophical Investigations

Ludwig Wittgenstein (1899–1951) Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) had much to say on the subject of language and metaphysics. In his Philosophical Investigations, which was posthumously published in 1953, his views on language (which had been greatly revised since the publication of … Continue reading

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