Saturday, Jun 9, 2007, 11:45 AM

Matthias Kroß

Ways of Becoming Authentical. St. Augustin’s and St. Wittgenstein’s Confessions

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Matthias Kroß is researcher at the Einstein Forum. He studied history, political science and philosophy in Marburg and Berlin. In 1993, he received his doctorate at the Free University of Berlin with a dissertation on Klarheit als Selbstzweck. Ludwig Wittgenstein über Philosophie, Religion, Ethik und Gewißheit. He has written and (co-)edited works on hermeneutics and on the philosophy of language, such as Mit Sprache spielen: Die Ordnungen und das Offene nach Wittgenstein (1999), Wittgenstein und die Metapher (2004), Zum Glück (2004), and most recently Ein Netz von Normen: Ludwig Wittgenstein und die Mathematik (2007).

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