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Volume 50 • Number 3

July 2013



 

Wittgenstein's Razor: The Cutting Edge of Enactivism


by Danièle Moyal-Sharrock


If I had to say what the single most important contribution Wittgenstein made to philosophy was, it would be to have revived the animal in us: the animal that is there in every fiber of our human being, and therefore also in our thinking and reasoning. This means, his pushing us to realize that we are animals not only genealogically, but as evolved human beings—whether neonate, or language-possessing, civilized, law-abiding, fully fledged adults. Constitutionally, and in everything we do, still fundamentally animals.


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