Saturday, November 13, 2010

I heart Wittgenstein

114. "The general form of propositions is: 'This is how things are.'-That is the kind of proposition that one repeats to oneself countless times. One thinks that one is tracing the outline of the thing's nature over and over again, and one is merely tracing round the frame through which we look at it."

115. "A picture held us captive. And we could not get outside it, for it lay in our language and language seemed to repeat it to us inexorably"

-Philosophical Investigations

1 comment:

Emberella Cat said...

ohmigosh amazing! This basically spells out the heart of the difficulty and fascination of doing cognitive science.