Tag Archives: Meaning

A Theory of Translation

Newman offers this obiter dictum regarding translation in his 15th Oxford University Sermon: Language is a sort of analysis of thought, and, since ideas are infinite, and infinitely combined, and infinitely modified, whereas language is a method definite and limited, and confined to … Continue reading

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Newman scoops Wittgenstein, Cavell, and Hauerwas

To make professions is to play with edged tools, unless we attend to what we are saying. Words have a meaning, whether we mean that meaning or not; and they are imputed to us in their real meaning, when our … Continue reading

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