logo
English German French
language
Ludwig Wittgenstein

Quote of Ludwig Wittgenstein - It is clear that ethics cannot...


Biography - Ludwig Wittgenstein:

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

Quote

It is clear that ethics cannot be stated. Ethics is transcendental.
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus



Note  

Note




Source: Tractatus Logico-philosophicus

Wikisource - Wittengenstein - Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, 1922 (de)




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Il est clair que l'éthique ne se laisse pas énoncer. L'éthique est transcendantale.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus

German
Es ist klar, daß sich die Ethik nicht aussprechen läßt. Die Ethik ist transzendental.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus




See also  

See also...






Quotes

Quotes about ethics:



Quotes for: ethics

Quote
Ethics and aesthetics are one and the same.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
Ethics is in truth the easiest of all sciences.”
Arthur Schopenhauer
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
Ethics is in origin the art of recommending to others the sacrifices required for cooperation with oneself.”
Bertrand Russell
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
View quote




Quote
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. ”
Albert Einstein
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
View quote






Quotes

Ludwig Wittgenstein also said...


Quote
Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Philosophical Investigations
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote



Quote
The world of the happy man is a different one from that of the unhappy man.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote



Quote
The meaning of a word is its use in the language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Philosophical Investigations
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote



Quote
Ethics and aesthetics are one and the same.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote



Quote
Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote



Quote
The human body is the best picture of the human soul.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote










info   A quotation is a statement taken out of its context. Therefore, it is necessary to place any quotation within its author's work and its historical, geographical or philosophical context in order to fully understand its meaning. | The quotations stated on this site express their authors' opinion and do not reflect that of Buboquote.com


info   Image attribution:  title, author, license and source of the original file on Wikipedia. Modifications: changes have been made from the original file (cropping, resizing, renaming and color change).



logo

 Subscribe to the quote of the day email

Subscribe to the Quote of the Day to receive a quote every day in your inbox. It is spam-free and you can unsubscribe at any time.







Free | no spam