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Do you know where the milk is?

December 29, 2011

Yesterday we talked about Michael Dummett.

Here is Dummett recounting his first and only meeting with Ludwig Wittgenstein:  “Do you know where the milk is?” (audio recording 1 minute 27 seconds)

Here is Dummett explaining the importance of Gottlob Frege. (audio recording 13 minutes 20 seconds)

(HT:  Philosophy Bites)

2 Comments leave one →
  1. December 29, 2011 1:48 pm

    brilliant: “and, of course, I didn’t know” says Dummett knowing by not knowing.

  2. December 30, 2011 2:30 pm

    Needless to say, Dummett was a real character (and that’s why I love academia — so many characters here!)

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