Sunday, December 18, 2005

This is the dawning of...

Found this book in my old bedroom.

In his discussion of Wittgenstein, the author of the book, Morton White, adds a twist to the usual accounts of Wittgenstein's "therapeutic" philosophical method: he calls it "intellectual shock treatment" (225). That is a kind of therapy that has fallen out of favor, at least in Wittgensteinian circles.

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