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Biography - Ludwig Wittgenstein:

Austrian-British philosopher.
Born: 1889 - Died: 1951
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Austria
Austria

It is clear that ethics cannot be stated. Ethics is transcendental.



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Translation

(French, German)



French
Il est clair que l'éthique ne se laisse pas énoncer. L'éthique est transcendantale.

German
Es ist klar, daß sich die Ethik nicht aussprechen läßt. Die Ethik ist transzendental.




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What can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.




Quotes for: ethics


Quotes

Quotes about ethics:


Ethics and aesthetics are one and the same.





Ethics is in truth the easiest of all sciences.





Ethics is the aesthetics of the inside.





Ethics is in origin the art of recommending to others the sacrifices required for cooperation with oneself.





I believe, indeed, that overemphasis on the purely intellectual attitude, often directed solely to the practical and factual, in our education, has led directly to the impairment of ethical values.







Quotes

Ludwig Wittgenstein also said...


Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our mind by means of our language.





The world of the happy man is a different one from that of the unhappy man.





What can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.





The meaning of a word is its use in the language.





Ethics and aesthetics are one and the same.





Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.












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