Private Language

[Revised entry by Stewart Candlish and George Wrisley on September 2, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] The idea of a private language was made famous in philosophy by Ludwig Wittgenstein, who in
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[Revised entry by Stewart Candlish and George Wrisley on September 2, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] The idea of a private language was made famous in philosophy by Ludwig Wittgenstein, who in s243 of his book Philosophical Investigations explained it thus: "The words of this language are to refer to what can be known only to the speaker; to...

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