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Single Idea 2943

[catalogued under 22. Metaethics / C. Ethics Foundations / 1. Nature of Ethics / b. Defining ethics]

Full Idea

Ethics cannot be put into words.

Gist of Idea

Ethics cannot be put into words

Source

Ludwig Wittgenstein (Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus [1921], 6.421)

Book Reference

Wittgenstein,Ludwig: 'Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus', ed/tr. Pears,D. /McGuinness,B. [RKP 1961], p.71