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Ludwig Wittgenstein used to be the most influential philosophers of the 20 th century. this article discusses his philosophical approach in his later interval, occasionally known as morphology

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E. 5. Three interpretations of a ●. Now, it seems wrong to say that holes are small coloured rounds, yet it seems right to say that small coloured rounds sometimes appear as dots, and sometimes as holes depending on their relation to their background/surroundings. If this is correct, then this (●) is in fact a small coloured round which can be seen-as a dot or as a hole. Perhaps characteristics of size, colour, and shape are, if taken individually, completely relative, but if taken together, they seem to compose a description, or a definition of this (●) which clearly describes its pattern.

Roundness by non-parallel lines. 13, on the left side it seems to be easier to see the moon aspect, and on the right side the letter c aspect due to the difference in background. 14, where on the left side there is also a symbol of a star added, while on the right side there is a letter “a” added. There are many similar and more famous examples. One can describe quite complex drawings, for instance Van Gogh’s drawing of a chair, without any reference to or use of geometrical terms, and in fact their use would be quite inappropriate in the description of a drawing (even in terms of basic art-theoretical analysis of such a work of art, except if a work of art flirts exactly with geometrical phenomena like in the case of Escher’s woodcuts, lithographs, and mezzotints).

However, Wittgenstein’s life and influences seem to be investigated sufficiently enough in order to make a more or less sound statement, at least regarding certain vital moments of the overlap of his life struggles and his philosophical pretensions (OC 549) that are keys for the present inquiry. e. to add something to the known, sometimes commonly accepted, and sometimes not so significant or known, interpretations of his ideas. , that Wittgenstein was a pragmatist, in fact a European style pragmatist, in times when (American) pragmatism was already developed and suffered basic criticism, and an old-school morphologist in somewhat unfortunate times and circumstances regarding the position of morphology in society, culture, science, and philosophy also (mostly due to misinterpretations and misuses of Spengler’s work, and a certain lack of philosophical interest for Goethe).

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