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  • Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement, Volume 42
  • March 1997, pp. 15-27

Seeing through Language


We see the world through language; but how should we understand this metaphor? Is language a medium that simply reproduces for the mind, or accurately records, what is out there? Or is it so dense there is no telling what the world is really like? Perhaps language is somewhere in between, a translucent material, so that the world bears the tint and focus of the particular language we speak.

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