Lost in Language | Saul Kripke, Hilary Lawson, Paul Boghossian, Silvia Jonas

Lost in Language | Saul Kripke, Hilary Lawson, Paul Boghossian, Silvia Jonas

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Language is widely seen as the critical tool which has set our species apart. We assume that it is successful because our words are able to describe reality. Yet from Wittgenstein to Derrida, no satisfactory theory has been able to support this intuition. Might the problem be not with our theory of language, but with the very idea of reality? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, Saul Kripke, Paul Boghossian and Silvia Jonas get lost in language.

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