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Wittgenstein e la religione [EN]

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A cura di @Quantus.

Stephen Law spiega su Aeon come le ultime opere di Ludwig Wittgenstein permettano di elaborare una difesa della fede religiosa.

In Lectures, Wittgenstein said that, as a non-believer, he couldn’t contradict what the religious person believes:

If you ask me whether or not I believe in a Judgment Day, in the sense in which religious people have belief in it, I wouldn’t say: ‘No. I don’t believe there will be such a thing.’ It would seem to me utterly crazy to say this.

And then I give the explanation: ‘I don’t believe in …’, but then the religious person never believes what I describe.

I can’t say. I can’t contradict that person.

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