Deryk Barker wrote:
>Nina Costanza ([log in to unmask]) wrote:
>> Forgive me if this is too simplistic, as I have enjoyed the eloquent
>> investigations on this topic... but the reason art exists in my mind
>> (visual, aural, movement, film) is because what is being expressed
>> be adequately addressed in word language.
>Thesis 7 (the final one) of Wittgenstein's Tractatus
>Logic-philosophicus (I can't recall the German):
> Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must remain silent.
Yes, but Wittgenstein was talking about what he called 'the language
game', and in this case, about speaking (in language, of course) or not
speaking. There are, however, exceptions when art 'speaks'; consider
'speak to me only with thine eyes...' Peter Harzem
Peter Harzem, B.Sc.(Lond.), Ph.D.(Wales)
Hudson Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology