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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English


  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig, -- 1889-1951.

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Includes index.

StatementB. R. Tilghman.
SeriesSwansea studies in philosophy
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv,193p. ;
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14999619M
ISBN 100333527062, 0333531876

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As early as , Wittgenstein states that ethics and aesthetics are one, that only through aesthetics and art can what is truly important in human life be shown. This is the first book to clarify Wittgenstein's ideas about ethics and aesthetics, and to illustrate how those ideas apply to art history and criticism. Wittgenstein was passionate about music and literature, and the sporadic aesthetic observations in his notebooks show a profound understanding of these art forms. In the Tractatus, Wittgenstein stated that 'Ethics and aesthetics are one and the same', and hence equally ineffable. Both Hume and Kant tried to explain how an aesthetic evaluation Author: Severin Schroeder. This chapter argues for a Kantian interpretation of Wittgenstein’s early remarks on value. Rather than focusing on substantial questions about ethics and aesthetics, the early Wittgenstein is concerned with the necessary preconditions of value, that is, with the underlying form of any given ethical or aesthetic : Hanne Appelqvist. BR Tilghman, Wittgenstein, Ethics and Aesthetics: The View From Eternity Reviewed By. Béla Szabados - - Philosophy in Review 12 (4) Wittgenstein, Ethics and Aesthetics: The View From Eternity By B. R. Tilghman Basingstoke: Macmillan Press, , Xiv + Pp., $, $ Paper.

An inquiry into Wittgenstein's ethics and aesthetics has to start with the following questions: Can an aesthetics and/or ethics be extracted from his philosophical texts at all? If yes, what kind of aesthetics and/or ethics does Wittgenstein offer beyond his well-known aphoristic comments on the subject?Finally, how can we understand the Cited by: 8. Wittgenstein, Ethics and Aesthetics: The View From Eternity By B. R. Tilghman Basingstoke: Macmillan Press, , Xiv + Pp., $, $ Paper. Desideri, Fabrizio, , “Grammar and Aesthetic Mechanismus From Wittgenstein's Tractatus to the Lectures on Aesthetics.” Aisthesis – Pratiche, linguaggi e saperi dell'estetico, 6 (1): 17– Eldridge, Richard, , “Problems and Prospects of Wittgensteinian Aesthetics.” Journal of Aesthetics and Criticism, 45(3): – In Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, Wittgenstein's remarks on ethics are made in the very last part of the book, following sections on logic, mathematics, and natural science. Wittgenstein describes ethics in a way that is very similar to his description of by: 5.

  Although universally recognised as one of the greatest of modern philosophers, Wittgenstein's work in aesthetics has been unjustly neglected. This is the first book exclusively devoted to Wittgenstein's aesthetics, exploring the themes developed by Wittgenstein in his own writing on aesthetics as well as the implications of Wittgenstein's wider philosophical Cited by: The author's purpose in this volume is to present the relevance of the ideas of Wittgenstein to those interested in aesthetics and the philosophy of art. He focuses on both the earlier work centred around the "Tractatus" and the later work of the "Philosophical Investigations". Ludwig Wittgenstein - Lecture on Ethics Delivered in November to the Heretics Society, Cambridge University My subject, as you know, is Ethics and I will adopt the explanation of that term which Professor Moore has given in his book Principia Ethica. He says: "Ethics is the general enquiry into what is good."File Size: 19KB. Wittgenstein, Ethics and Aesthetics: The View from Eternity Paperback – Dec 28 by B.R. Tilghman (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" CDN$ Author: B.R. Tilghman.