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Archive for April 2006

“Describing the ‘Later Logic’: Wittgenstein’s Conception of Logic After the Tractatus”

I can spare a moment, now, to post a paper of mine that has been of interest to me of late, for two reasons: 1. it's the paper I've been learning to use LaTeX with, so I at least have a grasp of the rudimentary commands; and 2. it recently won me the Flower Prize, which is the annual prize given by the Department of Philosophy here. Read the rest of this entry »


Written by whereofwecannotspeak

April 20, 2006 at 1:00 am

The Obligatory Explanatory Note

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Well, I have finally done it, if in a very timid way: I have acquired a weblog. Any of you who know me reasonably well may well be confused, stumbling upon this page, for you must know that I am a ceaseless promoter of quietism. "Mind your own business," I should like to say to many of the people I meet, "because I'm certainly not going to." I don't in general read anyone else's blog; I'm not a rabid New Media activist; and I don't have any emotional stake in the number of hits this page will get. So why, dear Reader, am I going public? Read the rest of this entry »

Written by whereofwecannotspeak

April 17, 2006 at 7:07 pm