David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Oxford, Blackwell (1966)
In 1938 Wittgenstein delivered a short course of lectures on aesthetics to a small group of students at Cambridge. The present volume has been compiled from notes taken down at the time by three of the students: Rush Rhees, Yorick Smythies, and James Taylor. They have been supplemented by notes of conversations on Freud (to whom reference was made in the course on aesthetics) between Wittgenstein and Rush Rhees, and by notes of some lectures on religious belief. As very little is known of Wittgenstein's views on these subjects from his published works, these notes should be of considerable interest to students of contemporary philosophy. Further, their fresh and informal style should recommend Wittgenstein to those who find his Tractatus and Philosophical Investigations a little formidable.
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$7.11 new (53% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||B3376.W561.B3 1966a|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Zed Adams (2011). Moral Mistakes. Philosophical Investigations 34 (1):1-21.
Michael Scott (2010). Religious Language. Philosophy Compass 5 (6):505-515.
Christian Helmut Wenzel (2010). On Wittgenstein's Notion of Meaning-Blindness: Its Subjective, Objective and Aesthetic Aspects. Philosophical Investigations 33 (3):201-219.
Y. J. Erden (2010). Could a Created Being Ever Be Creative? Some Philosophical Remarks on Creativity and AI Development. Minds and Machines 20 (3):349-362.
David Egan (2011). Pictures in Wittgenstein's Later Philosophy. Philosophical Investigations 34 (1):55-76.
Similar books and articles
Rush Rhees (1984). The Language of Sense Data and Private Experience - I: Notes of Wittgenstein's Lectures, 1936. Philosophical Investigations 7 (1):1-45.
Thomas Tam (2002). On Wonder, Appreciation, and the Tremendous in Wittgenstein's Aesthetics. British Journal of Aesthetics 42 (3):310-322.
Nuno Venturinha (ed.) (2010). Wittgenstein After His Nachlass. Palgrave Macmillan.
Gesse Stark-Smith (2007). "Are Eyebrows Going to Be Talked of in Connection with the Eye of God?" Wittgenstein and Certainty in the Debate Between Science and Religion. Macalester Journal of Philosophy 16 (1):Article 9.
Ludwig Wittgenstein (1988/1989). Wittgenstein's Lectures on Philosophical Psychology, 1946-47. University of Chicago Press.
Albert Hofstadter (1969). Lectures and Conversations on Aesthetics, Psychology and Religious Belief. Journal of Value Inquiry 3 (1):63-71.
Harold Morick (1968). Lectures & Conversations on Aesthetics, Psychology and Religious Belief. International Philosophical Quarterly 8 (4):651-653.
R. G. From the notes of Bosanquet, Norman Malcom, Rush Rhees & Yorick Smythies (1976). Wittgenstein's Lectures on the Foundations of Mathematics. Cambridge, 1939. Harvester Press.
Ludwig Wittgenstein (1975/1989). Wittgenstein's Lectures on the Foundations of Mathematics, Cambridge, 1939: From the Notes of R.G. Bosanquet, Norman Malcolm, Rush Rhees, and Yorick Smythies. University of Chicago Press.
Added to index2009-09-15
Total downloads135 ( #10,244 of 1,696,464 )
Recent downloads (6 months)13 ( #43,510 of 1,696,464 )
How can I increase my downloads?