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The Roots of Silence and the Crown of Taciturnity in the Garden of Philosophical Aesthetics

The article aims to explain the "rootage" and legitimacy of the phenomena of silence and taciturnity as basic notions in Western philosophical aesthetics. The exhibition has as its starting point the etymological roots of silence and taciturnity in Slavic and Romance languages, in order to grow as a genealogy and phenomenology of silence and taciturnity.

Key words: silence, taciturnity, philosophical aesthetics