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His philosophy is often divided into an early period, exemplified by the Tractatus, and a later period, articulated in the Philosophical Investigations. The early Wittgenstein was concerned with the logical relationship between propositions and the world and believed that by providing an account of the logic underlying this relationship, he had solved all philosophical problems. The later Wittgenstein rejected many of the assumptions of the Tractatus, arguing that the meaning of words is best understood as their use within a given language-game.
“the one crossover masterpiece in twentieth-century philosophy, appealing across diverse specializations and philosophical orientations.”
And we show our approval of a tailor’s work not by describing the suit, but by wearing it. Occasions and activities are fundamental, descriptive language secondary.