The Ontological Argument in the Tractatus

Metaphysica 8 (2):179-201 (2007)

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Felipe Ledesma
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
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The intention of this article is to show that the Tractatus deals with the problem of the relation between reality, possibility, and necessity as traditionally considered in the ontological argument, that is, in relation to the idea of limit, and that in Section 5.5521, we find an especially clarifying formulation of this question; the formulation itself, however, is not at all clear, so that a lengthy commentary of it is justified
Keywords Tractatus  Ontological argument  Possibility  Wittgenstein
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DOI 10.1007/s12133-007-0015-6
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