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Luno Reads Wittgenstein Reads Weininger

Posted by luno in misogyny, wake, Wittgenstein, Weininger (Friday January 4, 2008 at 1:50 pm)
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Notes on David G. Stern and Béla Szabados, Wittgenstein Reads Weininger
Editor’s note: Luno comments on Stern, David G. and Szabados, Béla, “Reading Wittgenstein (on) Reading: An Introduction” in Wittgenstein Reads Weininger, (Cambridge University Press, 2004), pp. 1-28. He has something to say about every essay in the collection.
While there is little, in our judgment, that […]

The view from her room

Posted by luno in Woolf, misogyny, wake, philosophy and sex, feminism, Weininger (Wednesday September 20, 2006 at 1:27 pm)
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Notes on:
Virginia Woolf, A Room’s of Our Own.
[Paragraph, not page, numbers appear in brackets.]
Chapter One
All I could do was to offer you an opinion upon one minor point—a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction; and that, as you will see, leaves the great problem of […]

Weininger on the Russian front and the uterine brains of men

Posted by luno in wake, Weininger (Wednesday August 16, 2006 at 1:24 pm)
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Notes on:
Eric Naiman, “Historectomies: On the Metaphysics of Reproduction in a Utopian Age.”
Naiman traces the views of late 19th and early 20th century Russian philosophers, Nikolai Fyodorov (1828-1903), Vladimir Solovyov (1853-1900), Nikolai Berdyaev (1874-1948) and others, on women and reproduction. The discussion of Fyodorov and Solovyov shows the intellectual climate in Russia was ripe for […]

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