Re: [ANE-2] Re: Wittgenstein
- Of course intentional! It was inscribed on a placard over the door to the U Chicago Linguistics Department lounge in the 1970s. (Including "sprechen" instead of "reden." The assonance is better.)
Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...
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From: Ariel L. Szczupak <ane.als@...>
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Subject: Re: [ANE-2] Re: Wittgenstein
At 01:35 AM 7/4/2008, George F Somsel wrote:
>I recall reading this many years ago in a philosophy class under Dr.Which is, bottom line, a tautology made into a witticism (as was
>Nicholas Wolterstorff who now teaches Philosophical Theology at
>Yale. I also recall that Logical Positivism fell when it became
>evident that the radical empiricism which it attempted to use to
>build it Weltanschauung proved insufficient.
>The correct version of the phrase is "wovon man nicht reden kann,
>darüber muß man schweigen."
PTD's version, intentionally or not). The "disambiguative" power of
Wittgenstein, separating real problems from semantical ones, is in
his "later" stage ("Philosophical Investigations" ). I like to think
that his stint as a gardener helped him in that :)