The Fate of Wonder

The Fate of Wonder

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Kevin Cahill reclaims one of Ludwig Wittgenstein's most passionately pursued endeavors: to reawaken wonder for the mysterious place of human life and language in the world. Following the philosopher's spiritual and cultural criticism and tying it more tightly to the overall evolution of his thought, Cahill frames an original interpretation of Wittgenstein's engagement with Western metaphysics and modernity, better contextualizing the intentions and force of his work.Throughout the course of his study, Cahill synthesizes several approaches to Wittgenstein's life and thought. He str.Wittengensteina#39;s Critique of Metaphysics and Modernity Kevin Cahill ... 64 Ficker, Ludwig, letters to, 3, 19, 21, 43, 45, 57, 193n99 forms of life, 138a€“40; Bildung and, 166; biological interpretation of, 157, 159, 161 ... 94 Friedlander, Eli, 172n17, 195n106, 195n108; on language, 195n109 front matter, 109a€“10; Tractatus preface, 20, 21, 31, 69, 85a€“86, 91 ... 209n13 Genette, Gerard, 109 gestalt analysis of history, 128, 216n19 Glock, Hans-Johann, 109 Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 211n40, anbsp;...

Title:The Fate of Wonder
Author:Kevin Cahill
Publisher:Columbia University Press - 2011-11-15


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