The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski

Wittgensteinian language puzzle?

Very interesting (and convincing) article linking the Cohen brother’s movie to Wittgenstein’s notion of a language puzzle. There are already strong/obvious connections to Taoist philosophy in the Big Lebowski, so once again I am even more impressed by the Cohen brother’s work.

So, in our digital, mass-communication and social-media age, is it “…too easy to slip into playing these empty language games at the cost of actual meaningful communication, and that causes a huge amount of confusion that drives the various plots of life forward, as it were.”?

#wittgenstein   #thebiglebowski   #cohenbrothers   #philosophy  

http://splitsider.com/2015/09/the-big-lebowski-wittgenstein-and-the-garbage-pile-that-is-online-discourse