Experience and Religious Belief

Wittgenstein's Epistemology of Religion

Vicente Sanfélix Vidarte 1  and Chon Tejedor 1
  • 1 , Valencia, Spain
Vicente Sanfélix Vidarte and Chon Tejedor


In this paper, we defend the view that, although Wittgenstein does not present an epistemology of religion in the sense of the term most commonly found in traditional philosophical texts, he does explore a different understanding of religious epistemology – one that aligns the religious attitude with a particular form of know-how. 

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The yearbook is designed as an annual forum for Wittgenstein research. Wittgenstein-Studien [Wittgenstein Studies] publishes articles and materials on Ludwig Wittgenstein’s life, work and philosophy and on his philosophical and cultural environment.