Understand the organization of our language in order to fully express logical concepts.
Use it to evaluate languages and find the most expressive ideal language as the logical choice.
Properly use grammar in order to describe a state of affairs
Compare it to other languages to explore common roots and track human civilization
To work out what can be said and rule the rest out as nonsense
To define nonsensical language and thereby validate the rest, putting it within the limits
To identify what cannot be expressed and to pass over it in silence
To find what can be expressed most clearly and make that the center point
Everything except facts
Nothing in the world
Decided that we just need to “get over them” without putting any thought into them.
Decided that we have been thinking about all the wrong problems and instead need to focus on the more concrete problems of everyday life.
Explained how we can successfully put such problems behind us and focus on other things.
Argued that philosophy itself is the sign of an immature mind.
We are certain of many more things than most philosophers ever imagined.
Philosophy will only progress by analyzing and purifying our use of language.
Philosophical thought is justified.
Philosophy is over.
Because the language used has no anchor in concrete life
Because philosophy by nature is not scientific
It is impossible for someone “in the world” to know “of the world”
He found no practical use in it