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Aphorisms, Waste-Books and the Philosophy of Short Forms

Lichtenberg and Wittgenstein

A page from Newton’s Waste-books 2. It’s a question whether in the arts and science a best is possible beyond which our understanding cannot go. Perhaps this point is infinitely distant, notwithstanding that with every closer approximation we have less in front of us. 7. If we want to draw up a philosophy that will […]

Full Citation Information:
Peters, M. A. (2022). Aphorisms, Waste-Books and the Philosophy of Short Forms: Lichtenberg and Wittgenstein. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/aphorisms-waste-books-and-the-philosophy-of-short-forms/

Michael A. Peters

Michael A. Peters (FRSNZ)  is a New Zealander and is currently Distinguished Professor at Beijing Normal University, and Emeritus Professor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He has Honorary Doctorates from Aalborg University, Denmark and SUNY, New York. Michael is Editor-in Chief of Educational Philosophy and Theory and Beijing International Review of Education (Brill). He is founding editor of Policy Futures in Education (Sage); E-Learning & Digital Media (Sage); Knowledge Cultures (Addleton); Open Review of Educational Research (Taylor & Francis); Video Journal of Education and Pedagogy (Brill) and on the board of many other journals and book series. Michael has written over 100 books and many journal articles on a wide range of topics and has worked with and mentored many younger scholars.