‘The First Shall be Last and the Last Shall be First …’: A New Reading of On Certainty 501

  • Rupert Read


The paragraph numbered ‘501’ in the notes that have come down to us under the title of On Certainty raises a puzzle. At least, I think that most readers of Wittgenstein should find it very puzzling. It runs as follows:


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