The invention as a form of life Heuristic and language in Moritz, Goethe and Wittgenstein

Marcio Suzuki


Several commentators have already noted the similarities between Goethe's
morphology and Wittgenstein's philosophy. Their affinity is here discussed by
comparing language games and the etymological game created by Karl Philipp Moritz
and reported by Goethe in his Italian Journey. The question this article seeks to answer is: May language be understood as a kind of heuristic?

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