Wenna Ji

Research interests

Wittgenstein; Philosophy of language.

Current research

My work here at Manchester concerns Wittgenstein’s philosophy of language, particularly in connection with philosophical practices in human life.


Majetschak, Stefan. “Survey and Surveyability------Remarks on Two Central Notions in Wiigenstein’s Later Philosophy”, Ji Wenna Trans., World Philosophy, 2017(4):23-34.

Majetschak, Stefan. “Forms and Patterns of Life------A reassessment of a so-called basic concept in the late philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein”, Ji Wenna Trans., World Philosophy, 2016(5):83-93.

Wenna, Ji, “The Nature of Semiology of John Locke in the Light of Epistemology”, Journal of Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, 2015(2):108-114.

Wenna, Ji, “Temporality of Being-For-Itself in Sartre’s Existentialism”, Journal of Donghua University, 2014(2): 58-66.

Wenna, Ji, “To Discover Prototractatus and the Nachlass and the Discoveries from Them”, Philosophical Trends, 2014(1):66-72.

Other information

I am undertaking the project “Wittgenstein’s Theory of Meaning and Philosophical Practices”, sponsored by Tianjin Philosophical and Social Science Fund.

Contact details

Email: jiwenna@tjfsu.edu.cn