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Goethe and Wittgenstein

Seeing the World’s Unity in its Variety


Fritz Breithaupt, Richard Raatzsch and Bettina Kremberg

Contents: Fritz Breithaupt/Richard Raatzsch: Introduction – James C. Klagge: The Puzzle of Goethe’s Influence on Wittgenstein – Matthias Kross: Engineering Phenomena: Wittgenstein and Goethe on Scientific Method – Nikos Psarros: «Water is one individual thing - it never changes». Quoting Faraday in the Philosophical Investigations: A Riddle with a Goethean Solution? – Joachim Schulte: Goethe and Wittgenstein on Morphology – Fritz Breithaupt: Non-Referentiality: A Common Strategy in Goethe’s Urphänomen and Wittgenstein’s Language-Game – Alfred Nordmann: «I have changed his way of seeing» - Goethe, Lichtenberg, and Wittgenstein – Garry Hagberg: The Mind Shown. Wittgenstein, Goethe and the Question of Person-Perception – Richard Eldridge: Romantic Subjectivity in Goethe and Wittgenstein – Richard Raatzsch: Goethe’s Wahlverwandtschaften - The Ethical Investigations of Late Wittgenstein?