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Wittgenstein - Philosophical Investigations, Sections 65-115

This is our reading for June 2.  You can get the location and other details at our meetup.com page.

1. In the previous sections, Wittgenstein argued that language is made of networks of family resemblances, rather than firmly outlined categories.   3,620 more words

Ordinary Language

Article Review: "On Bullshit" by Harry Frankfurt

Frankfurt, Harry. “On Bullshit.” Raritan 16.2 (1986): 81–100. Print.

This is the seminal article treating bullshit as a scholarly concept. I’m still not sure whether… 941 more words

Wittgenstein - Philosophical Investigations, Sections 1-65

This will be our reading for April 21st.  You can find the details at our meetup.com page.

In a later passage, Wittgenstein demands a task of his readers that I think we can take as an interpretive key to this book: don’t think, but look.   4,954 more words

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Philosophical Investigations, §§1-64

The first part of Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations. The book will be covered over six parts.

In a later passage, Wittgenstein demands a task of his readers that I think we can take as an interpretive key to this book: don’t think, but look.   5,167 more words

Wittgenstein

Preschool Latin Games

Learning through play is a really effective way for a young student to study Latin. When the materials engage the imagination, it’s much more likely that she will want to return to them, getting the necessary reinforcement to learn the language well. 246 more words

Latin Language

Are Resumes Ever True?

Dear Daughters,

Life would be simpler if the questions it poses were all true-or-false, like the quizzes your first grade teacher used to give you. (True or false: the picture above is of our dog, Leo … ) 804 more words

Musings

Preschool Latin materials: Go Fish 

Preschool Latin materials is a series in which I discuss various materials, activities, and games that I have used with my preschool age daughter to practice Latin. 596 more words

Latin Language