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Greater than whatever, our God desires us to spend time with Him. He desires to be in dating with us, yet for a few cause, we can't locate the time. In a tradition of rapid downloads and drive-through lattes, we research that swifter is healthier and that slowing down isn't really an choice. but when we glance rigorously at Scripture, we see that this can be the complete opposite of the way God has referred to as us to live.
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Part of the reason Wittgenstein talks about what he calls “languagegames” is to remind us of the variety of ways in which words are used and the variety of contexts in which we use them. Here is a famous passage from the Philosophical Investigations, which makes that point: T4. ” Augustine’s tribute to his son is also a tribute to his own appreciation of the points his son makes in the dialogue. The dialogue soon moves on to a consideration of the meanings of words. 3). So this is the thesis Augustine proposes: (A4) Every word is a sign and every sign signiﬁes something.
2 G. P. Baker and P. M. S. Hacker, Wittgenstein: Understanding and Meaning (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1980), pp. 36–7. 3 Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations, pt. I, ¶23. 4 Human Knowledge: Its Scope and Limits (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1948), p. 127. 32 language 5 See his Studies in the Way of Words (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1989). 6 Baker and Hacker, Wittgenstein, p. 36. 7 Jerrold J. Katz, “Semantics and conceptual change,” Philosophical Review 88 (1979): 362. language 33 chapter 5 the augustinian cogito e saw in chapter 3 that Augustine in his very early work Against the Academicians established that we can know how the perceptible world and things within it seem to us, even if we can never know how they actually are.
By (K) I know that 2 + 2 = 4 if (1) it seems to me that 2 + 2 = 4 and (2) in thinking that 2 + 2 = 4 I cannot be mistaken. ’ In any case, let us work with (K) as a good approximation to Augustine’s criterion for knowledge, at least in his later works. I called attention in chapter 3 to a difference between the way a truth of logic or mathematics might be known, according to (Z), and the way a truth of sensory appearance might be known. ‘This tastes bitter to me’ is known to me by its seeming to taste bitter, plus the impossibility of its both seeming that this tastes bitter to me and its not being the case that this is bitter to me.