Consider the following quote by the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, who believed that thought without language was impossible: “The limits of my language are the limits of my life.” For more information on Wittgenstein and his analysis on the importance of language, watch the video Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 – 1951) The Limits of Language.
Please respond to the following:
Examine whether it is possible to think without using language.
If you believe it is possible, describe the primary ways in which a person might enact so-called languageless thinking.
If you believe it is not possible, describe what you foresee as major problems with “languageless” thinking.
Be sure to respond to at least one of your classmates’ posts.