[NetBehaviour] Re: [webartery] portraits of various kinds & some other stuff

Alan Sondheim sondheim at panix.com
Wed May 3 17:04:51 CEST 2006



It's not so much to the point here, but I think the Tractatus is an 
absolutely (pun intended) critical text for understanding the sea change 
that occurred from the 19th to the 20th century and beyond; it's a kind of 
logicism that's reappeared in Badiou... - Alan


On Wed, 3 May 2006, Michael Szpakowski wrote:

> HI Alan
> thanks! -the music is mine although I think you're
> right in detecting a second Viennese school character
> to it - Berg & Webern in particular are favourites.
> I tend to be something of a musical chameleon - comes
> from having done quite a lot of theatre work :)
> As for Wittgenstein, I lack your rigour I'm afraid
> -truth is the title came at the very last moment,
> although again I am a huge fan, not so much of the
> Tractatus, which I could never get through, but the
> Investigations. One of the things that appeals in
> particular is the literary quality, the sheer strange
> elegance of his writing...so quotable!
> warmest wishes
> michael
> --- Alan Sondheim <sondheim at panix.com> wrote:
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>> Favorite is The World is etc. - wondered if the
>> music was Wittgenstein's
>> or Webern's? Too coincidental? Anyway the
>> relationship's there. Like the
>> joining of flesh to Aufhebung, sp? - Alan
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