Wittgenstein


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British philosopher born in Austria

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Examining Austrian-British philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein's (1889-1951) reading of Russian novelist Dostoevsky (1821-81), Lobo focuses on the ubiquity of visual and physiognomy motifs in his novels, a common feature of 19th-century realist novels.
Professor Santianez puts forth an interpretation of Wittgenstein's early moral philosophy that relates it to the philosopher's own war experience and applies Wittgenstein's ethics of silence to analyze the ethical dimension of literary and artistic representations of the Great War.
A compelling book-length essay, "Wittgenstein's Ethics and Modern Warfare" contends that the emphasis on "unsayability" in Wittgenstein's concept of ethics is a valuable tool for studying the ethical silences embedded in key cultural works reflecting on the Great War produced by Mary Borden, Ellen N.
Wittgenstein and Modernism, edited by Michael LeMahieu and Karen Zumhagen-Yekple.
A compelling case exists for reading literary modernism alongside the philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein. The case in part is historical: the span of Wittgenstein's life (1889-1951) makes him a nearly exact contemporary of canonical modernists like Virginia Woolf and James Joyce (both 1882-1941).
Conversely, this essay purports to retrieve Wittgenstein from this erroneous gridlock.
Through the method of analysis and interpretation, this essay will argue that Wittgenstein's reflection on language has a far reaching relevance for African philosophy as opposed to the view promulgated by the afore-mentioned scholars of African pedigree.
Wittgenstein: la superacion del escepticismo es un libro colectivo que reflexiona en torno a las ultimas notas escritas por Wittgenstein recogidas y publicadas bajo el titulo Sobre la certeza--y su relacion con el escepticismo.
Una reflexion en torno a Wittgenstein" Angel Manuel Faerna asume la taxonomia de posiciones epistemologicas realizada por James--quien distingue entre: (a) anti-escepticos, que se subdividen a su vez en (a1) infalibilistas, (a2) falibilistas; y (b) escepticos--y, tomando en cuenta esta distincion, pondera la contribucion de Sobre la certeza a la epistemologia contemporanea.
wonder whether "there are not dimensions to Wittgenstein's thought
Therefore my argumentative strategy will not to demonstrate that Wittgenstein enlisted to some form of explicit "naturalism," rather I will try to show how Wittgenstein was in fact a sort of naturalistic philosopher when he actually described linguistic phenomena.
Social Inquiry after Wittgenstein and Kuhn: Leaving Everything As It Is.
The publication of Wittgenstein: Philosophy, Postmodernism, Pedagogy (1999) by Michael A.