The Meaning of Life: A Topological Approach

Analecta Husserliana 84:217–34 (2005)
Abstract
In parts of his Notebooks, Tractatus and in “Lecture on Ethics”, Wittgenstein advanced a new approach to the problems of the meaning of life. It was developed as a reaction to the explorations on this theme by Bertrand Russell. Wittgenstein’s objective was to treat it with a higher degree of exactness. The present paper shows that he reached exactness by treating themes of philosophical anthropology using the formal method of topology.
Keywords meaning of life  Wittgenstein  Tolstoy  existential paradox  world soul  topology
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