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Duckrabbit

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

Behavior

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

ESL

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

Grammar

EVERYTHING THAT IS THE CASE

“Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.” –Ludwig Wittgenstein

Or not. We use words that have no meaning all the time. Like our homunculus here. 432 more words