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Ludwig Wittgenstein

November 24, 2022

🦋 Democracy requires description, not explanation

Hojjatollah Sadeqi Hojjatollah Sadeqi reads Jean-Paul Gagnon’s 'definitions of democracy' project through Ludwig Wittgenstein’s philosophical methods. The result? Gagnon has, by necessity, placed us in a dark and complex city of 'democracy'. The only way to understand this city is to do all we can to describe it Read more
August 6, 2022

🦋 Collecting the butterflies of democracy with Ludwig Wittgenstein

Erik Liam Severson Defining ‘democracy’ has proven to be an arduous task, but Erik Liam Severson asks whether we need a definitive definition. He finds that the work of Ludwig Wittgenstein can offer support for the project, but indicates the value of having an open, rather than total, texture and definition of democracy Read more

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