Wittgenstein's Novels by Martin Klebes

By Martin Klebes

Examining positive factors of Wittgenstein's philosophical paintings and together with in-depth textual analyses, this research investigates the influence of Ludwig Wittgenstein's paintings on modern German and French novelists. Drawing upon aesthetics, architectural background, philosophy of technology, and images, the e-book seeks to give an explanation for why references either to Wittgenstein as an individual, in addition to to his paintings are extra pervasive than different equally renowned 20th century philosophers and asks why a few authors resembling Händler and Roubaud, are much less recognized and purely partly translated into English.

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141). This fact represents the world independently of its truth value, in virtue only of its logical structure. 014), not itself subject to experiential verification. 1512), but the activity of measuring need not actually be carried out for the proposition to be a representation. One of the key aspects of Wittgenstein’s change of mind upon his return to philosophy in 1929 after his years as gardener and schoolteacher is the rejection of the truth-conditional view of semantics as expressed in the tractatus.

141). This fact represents the world independently of its truth value, in virtue only of its logical structure. 014), not itself subject to experiential verification. 1512), but the activity of measuring need not actually be carried out for the proposition to be a representation. One of the key aspects of Wittgenstein’s change of mind upon his return to philosophy in 1929 after his years as gardener and schoolteacher is the rejection of the truth-conditional view of semantics as expressed in the tractatus.

We are tempted to assume such a foundation as long as we fail to realize that memory is itself a language: a way of speaking which is itself in principle open to the demand of verification, and thus in need of criteria that draw on something other than mere representations (Vorstellungen): “Denn ich möchte fragen: Wie ist mir denn ‘das der Erinnerung/dem Gedächtnis in der Wirklichkeit entsprechende’ gegeben? Das Gedächtnis ist eben selbst eine Sprache” [Because I should want to ask: How eactly is ‘that which in reality corresponds to recollection/to memory’ given to me?

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