Realism, Modernism and the Realistic Spirit: Diamond's Inheritance of Wittgenstein

Nordic Wittgenstein Review 1 (1):7-33 (2012)

Stephen Mulhall
Oxford University
This paper argues that Cora Diamond's interpretation of Wittgenstein's early and later work, and her specific attempts to apply it in religious and ethical contexts, show a willingness to sacrifice elements of Wittgenstein's signature concepts to the demands of what she calls his 'realistic spirit'. The paper also argues that this willingness relates her project to a certain understanding of modernism in the arts
Keywords religion  modernism  20th Century Philosophy  Wittgenstein Ludwig  ethics  Diamond Cora  aesthetics  nonsense
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