Writing Philosophy as Poetry: Wittgenstein’s Literary Syntax

Marjorie Perloff


This article is on the way Wittgenstein writes his texts. The question that are raised here are the relation betwenn  ordinary language and literary language. There is also a focus on Wittgenstein's aphoristic writing.


20th century philosophy; philosophy; Wittgenstein Ludwig; aphorism; language game; metaphor; metonymy; ordinary language vs literary language; parataxis; poeticity; poetry; Culture & Value; On Certainty; Philosophical Investigations; tautology

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