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John Koethe (born December 25, 1945) is an American poet, essayist and professor of philosophy at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. He was educated at Princeton University and Harvard University. His research focuses on the philosophy of language, Wittgenstein, and epistemology. He also publishes poetry and essays on literary theory.
His recent publications:
- The Continuity of Wittgenstein's Thought, Cornell University Press (1996)
- Poetry at One Remove: Essays, University of Michigan Press (2000).
- Scepticism, Knowledge, and Forms of Reasoning (Cornell University Press, 2005)
When John Koethe sits down to write a poem, his focus is not on a topic or idea but rather on the poem's internal structure. "I usually start with some kind of conception of the architecture," he says, "the length, the density, the kinds of rhythms, and then I worry about what am I actually going to say.
His recent work includes several collections of poetry:
- North Point North: New and Selected Poems (2002)
- Sally's Hair (2006),
- Ninety-fifth Street (2009)
- ROTC Kills (2012)
(Az oldal szerkesztője: Répás Norbert)