Do you ever watch people playing poker and wonder how they manage to pull off that perfect poker face, leaving you to wonder if they’re in a position to negotiate, or if they have a hand full of 2’s? 746 more words
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Wittgenstein’s “Philosophical Investigations” is philosophy literature at its best in my opinion.
One of the greatest features of philosophy is that it takes something we have grown familiar with, think is simple, think we have explained and so finished with; it takes this and explodes it into a complex, unfamiliar, mysterious (because it is unexplained) terrain full of mountains and valleys before which we can stand in awe. 182 more words
‘Language-games’ is Wittgenstein’s much used, much abused, much debated term which tries to capture something about his view of how language works: as something rule-guided, something inherently social, and something particular to specific contexts and communities. 645 more words
The Adventures of Pinocchio novel in a Italian tautogram
Peppino, piantando pialla per prendere punteruolo, per professione plasmava pezzi porosi. Portava per pseudonimo Polendina, perché possedeva parrucca paglierina: pareva proprio padana pietanza! 653 more words
In light of my final week working as an English language teaching assistant I thought I would put together all the useful activities for teaching English I have picked up along the way. 1,673 more words