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Wittgenstein on Philosophy, Pt. IV – Language Games

The following passages come from Wittgenstein’s magnum opus – Philosophical Investigations.¬† An understanding of language games is essential to his philosophy. A langauge game¬†relates to philosophy in ways described in the previous three posts – it deceives us into belief … Continue reading

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Delineation

Does the number 1 exist? What if, as my co-blogger once suggested – it is only an approximation? For where can this number 1 be found? We say, for example, “well, here is one zebra.” But then we might say, … Continue reading

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Concept Blocks & Chords

The little concepts build on top of the big ones. The big ones are simplified. For example, when strumming the guitar, the actual rhythm is better off felt, and the guitarist can simply say to himself…now A…now G7…now B minor…etc. … Continue reading

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Bigger Houses

I read this on a wall at a good friend’s family home: “We have bigger houses but smaller families: We have more degrees but less sense; more knowledge but less judgements; more experts but more problems; more medicines, but less … Continue reading

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