Thinking Place




  • The word Wittgenstein used for ‘thought’ in this context was Denkbewegungen which variously translates as ‘thought movements’, ‘thought-ways’ or ‘paths of thought’: (View Highlight)
  • I am reminded here that Wittgenstein states in Philosophical Investigations that ‘a ‘signpost’ has a guiding function. It is not coercive. Its guiding function rests upon a custom which establishes a practice for its use – ‘a rule stands there like a signpost’ (Wittgenstein, 85). (View Highlight)