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A Discussion on If Machines Have Consciousness in the Works of Schulman and Wittgenstein
Impossibility of determining AI Inventors have been striving to create artificial intelligence, despite the controversial views on the idea of a self-conscious and thinking machine. Though many say the innovation of “smart” objects and the internet of things will lead into artificial intelligence in the future, there is th...
An Examination of the Forefront of Language in Ludwig Wittgenstein's "Philosophical Investigations"
Empathetic Language In Philosophical Investigations Ludwig Wittgenstein examines the forefront of language. Wittgenstein seeks to, first, describe the application of language, and secondly, to find if meaning can be interpreted from language itself. This paper seeks to explore Wittgenstein's thoughts on language and pose...
An Analysis of Durkheim's Functional Approach to Social Analysis and Wittgenstein's Approach to Interpretation
Student Name Instructor Name Philosophy 24th April, 2015. Analysis of a Social Phenomenon This paper analysis a social phenomenon in light of the Durkheim’s functional approach to social analysis, and the Wittgenstein’s hermeneutical approach to interpretation; the social phenomenon analysed in the paper is the Arab Sp...
A Comparison of the Philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein and Soren Kierkegaard
The connections between Ludwig Wittgenstein and Soren Kierkegaard as philosophers are not at all immediately obvious. On the surface, Wittgenstein deals with matters concerning the incorrect use of philosophical language and Kierkegaard focuses almost exclusively on answering the question ‘how to become a Christian’. But th...
Life and Contributions of the Austrian Philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein
Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein became a central figure in the movement, Analytical and Linguistic Philosophy, with his work, Tractus Logico-Philosophicus (1912). The world, he argued, is ultimately composed of simple facts and to be meaningful, statements about the world must be reducible to linguistic utte...
Ludwig Wittgenstein Explains the Rules Behind All Human Forms of Language
Wittgenstein published a short book in1930, entitled Philosophical Investigations. In this book he looks at language as a series of language games. These consist of guessing riddles, giving orders, cursing, greeting praying etc. Wittgenstein argues that one can use these forms of language provided that...
An Argument Opposing Ludwig Wittgenstein's Views on Aesthetics
I disagree with Ludwig Wittgenstein when he states that aesthetics “draws one’s attention to certain features, to place things side by side so as to exhibit these features” because of the logic that gives birth to the thoughts that led to this statement. This logic questions the ability of a person to ascertain what “beauty...
An Introduction and an Analysis of the Sayings of Ludwig Wittgenstein
I disagree with Ludwig Wittgenstein when he states that aesthetics draws ones attention to certain features, to place things side by side so as to exhibit these features because of the logic that gives birth to the thoughts that led to this statement. This logic questions the ability of a person to ascertain what be...
An Analysis of the Wittgenstein's Aim
Throughout 'On Certainty', Wittgenstein's aim is to remove thefalse pictures created by traditional philosophers, by uncoveringthe true way that our language functions in our lives, andshowing the irreconcilable difference between this and the waythat philosophers use language in different situations. WhileWittgenstein crit...
An Explanation of the Book of Ludwig Wittgenstein
Wittgenstein §210 Explanations and Examples This paper discussed several sections of Ludwig Wittgenstein’s book. (5 pages; 1 source, MLA citation style. I Introduction Ludwig Wittgenstein takes a very different approach from other philosophers; he bases his inquiries into the human condition by examining li...