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The traveller, however virginal and enthusiastic, does not enjoy an unbroken ecstasy. He has periods of gloom, periods when he ask ...
We find that the child who does not yet have language at his command, the child under two and a half, will be able to cooperate wi ...
The style of an author should be the image of his mind, but the choice and command of language is the fruit of exercise.
But as some silly young men returning from France affect a broken English, to be thought perfect in the French language; so his Lo ...
Denotation by means of sounds and markings is a remarkable abstraction. Three letters designate God for me; several lines a millio ...
...he sent letters to all the royal provinces, to every province in its own script and to every people in its own language, declar ...
Certainly, then, ordinary language is not the last word: in
principle it can everywhere be supplemented and improved upon, an
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In the history of human inquiry, philosophy has the place of the initial central sun, seminal and tumultuous; from time to time it ...
To suppose that "I know" is a descriptive phrase, is only one example of the descriptive fallacy, so common in philosophy. Even if ...
To anyone who still feels that there must be an identity of logical form between language and reality, I can only plead that the c ...
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