Morals in the World-Picture

Tobias Matzner


In this paper Wittgenstein’s thought on world-pictures in On Certainty is
combined with ideas from Hannah Arendt’s The Human Condition to get a more
refined notion of humans and their relation in the world-picture. This enables
the inclusion of moral respectively normative views into the world-picture. My
work is informed by Michael Kober’s and Andreas Krebs’ interpretations of On
Certainty as well as Seyla Benhabib’s and Dana Villa’s discussions of The Human


philosophy; 20th century philosophy; Wittgenstein Ludwig; ethics; morality; world picture

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