Experience // Esposito (Part 6)

On displaying the wound. Non-knowledge isn’t the production or the attribution of meaning but knowledge’s being exposed to what denies and negates it. Whereas knowledge tends to stitch up every tear, non-knowledge consists in holding open the opening that we already are; of not blocking but rather displaying the wound in and of our existence.… Continue reading Experience // Esposito (Part 6)

The Way of Unknowing // Wittgenstein

On the limits of language and thought, the non-objectivity of morality.   Thus the Tractatus was, first and foremost, an attack on all forms of rational systems of ethics—that is, theories of ethics that would base human conduct upon reason.             Allan Janik & Stephen Toulmin, Wittgenstein’s Vienna (1973) How things are in the world… Continue reading The Way of Unknowing // Wittgenstein