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Peekaboo With Wittgenstein: what do objects do when we’re not looking?

"'What prevents me from supposing that this table either vanishes or alters its shape when no one is observing it, and then when someone looks at it again, changes back? But one feels like saying – who is going to suppose such a thing?'Ludwig Wittgenstein in 'On Certainty' (1969)

Inspired by the Austrian philosopher’s posthumously published words above on the limits of human perception to account for the outside world, the UK filmmaker Paul Bush constructed the experimental short Furniture Poetry (1999) ..." (read more and watch film)


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