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‘In the Beginning was the Deed’: Wittgenstein on Knowledge and Religion

  • Michael Kober
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Abstract

In his 1949–51 notes edited under the heading On Certainty,1 Wittgenstein engages the question of how to think about the foundations of human knowledge. This chapter shows the casual remarks on religion in On Certainty to be of systematic importance: Wittgenstein’s peculiar account of religion improves our understanding of epistemic certainty.

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Human Life Religious Belief Religious Practice Religious Experience Cultural Community 
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© Michael Kober 2005

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  • Michael Kober

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