Wittgensteinfilosofía y arquitectura como disciplinas éticas

  1. Modesto Manuel Gómez Alonso 1
  1. 1 Universidad de La Laguna

    Universidad de La Laguna

    San Cristobal de La Laguna, España

    ROR https://ror.org/01r9z8p25

Revista Filosofía UIS

ISSN: 1692-2484

Year of publication: 2021

Volume: 20

Issue: 2

Pages: 19-46

Type: Article

DOI: 10.18273/REVFIL.V20N2-2021002 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openDialnet editor

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It is common wisdom that the house built by Wittgenstein for his sister is intimately related to the Tractarian project —one that by means of displaying the structure of the world as science finds it, was directed to create a sense of spiritual desolation, so as to awake a pressing need for ethical transformation. Eventually, Wittgenstein came to see the Tractatus and the house as failures. The aims of this article are: I) to elucidate the nature of this perceived failure; II) to argue that Wittgenstein never abandoned this ethical project, although he radically changed the means for realizing it, and consequently, his conception of philosophy; and III) to show how Wittgenstein came to solve a basic problem for late conservatism by grounding it in the inherently patterned nature of the ordinary.

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