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Wittgenstein on whether speech is violence

10 mins | Jun 15, 2018

Understand the world better: our current political climate is loaded with hateful language. “Sticks and stones may break my bones”... you know the rest. If words cause harm, do they constitute violence? Kevin Litman-Navarro writing in JSTOR Daily tackles the difficult question with help from Ludwig Wittgenstein’s ‘language-game’ theory.

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From JSTOR Daily