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Commentary by Downes (Stephen Downes)
on link by profesorbaker, #CCK11 – Week 4: A Dog Can Not Lie #ELTchat, Feb 15, 2011.
This is a great video. It's not really Wittgenstein, of course, but rather a well-acted version of Wittgenstein. And I doubt that he would touch on all of the major elements of his philosophy in a single lecture. Still. It's just this sort of thing I think that we still have a very hard time grasping, that meanings and uses of words are the same, that they are phenomena in the external world, not located inside the mind like some sort of dictionary. (Hits Today: 2540 Total: 2540)