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Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (Early Wittgenstein)

In this section I want to draw out some of the primary features that philosophical scholarship has identified in the Tractatus, then show how those features and principles have been found in Greek language scholarship more broadly, even some of the most recent Greek studies being done today. 1,643 more words


Follow the rules! (yes sure, but which ones?)

Do you remember what have we said previously? That at the S0 the faculty of language is composed of a possible rule system. To understand what this means I think it’s better to clarify now what a rule system is not. 853 more words


Plato's problem: how do we know so much?

This post and the following ones will focus on the “Government and Binding Theory” as defined by Chomsky in the ’80s. Keep in mind that this is theory is quite old that has been modified different times over the years. 575 more words


Noam Chomsky Quote: What does it mean -- in the Lean Agile Context?

Noam Chomsky:

“The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum – even encourage the more critical and dissident views.

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Infinities Driving You Mad. Part 4a: Indescribable Numbers

This is the fourth video in Simon’s short series Infinities Driving You Mad. In this episode, Simon attempts to start to comprehend indescribable numbers. To Simon’s knowledge, no one has ever made a video about indescribable numbers on YouTube before. 47 more words


Welcome to Camp Reality!

Post dedicated to John, who came up with the name Camp Reality.
Has this ever happened to you? You’re from an authoritarian country whose dictatorial leaders rob the population of the nation’s natural wealth, squirreling it away in Western banks and real estate. 1,030 more words

Chomsky: what we really want

An interesting discussion highlighting the ‘normality’ that we have come to accept in our very dysfunctional world, against our greater aspirations to be much more that we have allowed ourselves to be.

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