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[catalogued under 7. Existence / A. Nature of Existence / 3. Being / a. Nature of Being]

Full Idea

Being that can be understood is language.

Gist of Idea

Only language is understandable Being


Hans-Georg Gadamer (Truth and Method [1960], p.450), quoted by Hans-Johann Glock - What is Analytic Philosophy? 5.2

Book Reference

Glock,Han-Johann: 'What is Analytic Philosophy?' [CUP 2008], p.132

A Reaction

[also 1967 p.19] Glock quotes this to show that continental philosophers are just as linguistic in their approach as the analytic school. I think the main aim of representational painting is to grasp non-linguistic Being.