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*Posted by Kirk Spencer. Click here for part one and click here for part two of this series of posts. Did you konw taht we can raed a sntenece eevn if the letetrs of the wrods are out of oerdr, … Continue reading
*Posted by Joe Wooddell In 1978 Edward Said’s book Orientalism shocked the world of Middle Eastern Studies. In this book he basically claimed that “the West” or “the Occident” held a view of “the East” or “the Orient” that was … Continue reading
*Posted by Kirk Spencer “Can I say ‘bububu’ and mean ‘If it doesn’t rain I shall go for a walk?’” Ludwig Wittgenstein from Philosophical Investigations (PI) aphorism 38 [PI published posthumously from Wittgenstein’s aphoristic notes] This question about the meaning … Continue reading
*Posted by Kirk Spencer In my failed attempts to comprehend the “Linguistic Turn” in philosophy, I remember a recurring thought/image that held me captive. I could not escape it. Here it is: Philosophers are making the turn toward language theory … Continue reading