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VON WRIGHT AND WITTGENSTEIN IN CAMBRIDGE:

VON WRIGHT CENTENARY SYMPOSIUM
CAMBRIDGE, SEPTEMBER 2016

 

 

 

The symposium "Von Wright and Wittgenstein in Cambridge" will focus on the philosophical dynamics and consequences of the relation between von Wright and Wittgenstein with a special emphasis on von Wright as an interpreter and editor of Wittgenstein. It will take place in Strathaird at Lady Margaret Road, the house in which the von Wright family lived in Cambridge 1949-1950, with Ludwig Wittgenstein as a frequent guest.

Date: September 20-23, 2016.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Marco Brusotti (Lecce / Berlin)
  • Alberto Emiliani (Helsinki)
  • Christian Erbacher (Bergen / Siegen)
  • Lars Hertzberg (Åbo)
  • James Klagge (Virginia Tech)
  • André Maury (Helsinki)
  • Volker Munz (Klagenfurt)
  • Alois Pichler (Bergen)
  • Josef Rothhaupt, (München)
  • Joachim Schulte (Zürich)
  • Jonathan Smith (Cambridge)
  • Ilse Somavilla (Innsbruck)
  • Anne-Marie Søndergaard-Christensen (Odense)
  • Friedrich Stadler (Wien)
  • David Stern (Iowa)
  • Nuno Venturinha (Lisbon)

There will also be a workshop on A Collection of Remarks by Ludwig Wittgenstein - Selected by Georg Henrik von Wright (1965-1966) organized by Volker Munz and Josef Rothaupt in cooperation with WWA. In addition to the invited speakers we invite speakers selected through an open call for papers.

Symposium Announcement and Call for Papers

The Symposium is organized by WWA in cooperation with: The Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society, the British Wittgenstein Society, the International Ludwig Wittgenstein Institute (ILWI), the International Ludwig Wittgenstein Society, the Nordic Wittgenstein Society, and the Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen.

The Symposium is supported by the Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation, the Oskar Öflund foundation and the International Ludwig Wittgenstein Society.