Studia Historica Septentrionalia 73


Martin Kusch, Wittgenstein and Einstein’s Clocks

From the late 1920s onwards, Ludwig Wittgenstein used Albert Einstein’s ideas on clock-coordination as an analogy or metaphor in various areas of his work. In this paper I want to suggest—somewhat telegraphically—that attending closely to these uses of Einstein’s metrology allows us to make progress with interpreting several difficult ideas or themes in Wittgenstein’s later philosophy.

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