Silence as the Ultimate Fulfillment of the Philosophical Quest

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عنوان مقاله [English]

Silence as the Ultimate Fulfillment of the Philosophical Quest

نویسنده [English]

  • Stephen Palmquist
چکیده [English]

The surprising comment U7ittgenstein malees at the end of his Tractatus suggests that, even thot(f!,h the analysis of tuords is the proper method of doint philosopy, philosopf?fs ultimate aim mqy be to experience silence. Whereas I:Vit(!!,enstein never explains 1vhat he meant kY his C'l)'ptic conclusion, Kant provides numerous clues as to bo». the same position can he understood in a more complete and systematic 1vqy. Distin,rz,uishin,_rz, betiueen the meani,zrz,s of "silence," "noise" and "sound" provides a helpful 1vqy of understandinrz, hon; philosophers can devote so much effort to anctfyzjng nerds even thot(rz,h their quest is ultimate!J fu!ftlled onb1 in a deep experience of reali-t_y that is most adequate!J expressed in silence.

کلیدواژه‌ها [English]

  • experience
  • inszrz
  • ht
  • Kant
  • li
  • zr
  • uistic analysis
  • eanznp
  • metapl?
  • ysics
  • ysticis111
  • noise
  • silence
  • Wittgenstein