The Philosophy Department is going to show another movie next week. Here’s the relevant information…
When: Tuesday, November 17th, at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Wyatt 109
Info: The movie is a kind of “filmed play” about the life of Ludwig Wittgenstein, one of the most important philosophers of the 20th century, and someone who lived a pretty fascinating life. It was directed by Derek Jarman and written by Terry Eagleton.
Discussion: Immediately afterward.
Here’s an article on Wittgenstein (written by the philosopher Daniel Dennett) for Time Magazine’s list of the 100 great thinkers of the 20th century…http://www.time.com/time/time100/scientist/profile/wittgenstein.html
And here’s a clip from the Wittgenstein movie, just to give you a sense for what you’re in for…