Information, Contemplation and Social Life

Part of the Royal Institute of Philosophy Lectures book series


Wittgenstein has a remark in which he admonishes us to remember that not everything which is expressed in the language of information belongs to the language game of giving information.


Relative Deprivation Social Drama Language Game Conspicuous Consumption Inside View 
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