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Critical Postmodern Readings, Part 4: Derrida

This series hasn’t been as rough as I’ve expected this far. The first few parts showed some of the classic postmodernists to be clearer and more prescient than many give them credit for. 981 more words



Philosopher Sandy Grant in Aeon on Wittgenstein and his language-games:

How playing Wittgensteinian language-games can set us free

We live out our lives amid a world of language, in which we use words to do things. 513 more words

Philosophy Of Pain

Wittgenstein’s Blue Book

In this, our first encounter, I ask you to question everything that I am going to say. To do that, please imagine yourself as bodyless, odorless, timeless, and just be explanandum. 1,520 more words


Color Cards Discussion

This is a great activity that can be adapted for many different discussions. Whether it’s a discussion about a book students are reading in class or a first-week community building activity, these cards are great. 182 more words

Present Progressive Go Fish

As a language teacher, I’m always trying to find ways for my students to practice English in an interactive and interesting way. This activity is a card game which gets students to practice asking questions in the present progressive. 26 more words