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The Early and Later Philosophy of Wittgenstein

Analytic philosophy has had an incredible influence on Western philosophy in the twentieth century up til the present day. Its origins begin with a rejection of the Hegelian absolute idealism that was the prevailing philosophy in the nineteenth century in Europe and Britain. 2,446 more words

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Past-tense, present-tense names

For the verb draw, my dictionary lists the past tense form as drew.

So then, people named Drew, like my neighbor’s son, have a past-tense name. 65 more words

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On Vulgarism

The history of human beings fashioning highly improbable things into weapons and using them to kill each other is quite old. Behind that there seems to be a language game. 3,144 more words

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