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Information, Contemplation and Social Life

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Part of the Royal Institute of Philosophy Lectures book series

Abstract

Wittgenstein has a remark in which he admonishes us to remember that not everything which is expressed in the language of information belongs to the language game of giving information.

Keywords

Relative Deprivation Social Drama Language Game Conspicuous Consumption Inside View 
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Notes

  1. 1.
    Thorsten Veblen, The Theory of the Leisure Class (London, 1925);Google Scholar
  2. Everett G. Hughes, Men and their Work (Glencoe, Ill., 1958);Google Scholar
  3. David Riesman, The Lonely Crowd (New York, 1953);Google Scholar
  4. Erving Goffman, The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life (New York, 1959);Google Scholar
  5. Erving Goffman, Stigma (New York, 1963).Google Scholar
  6. 2.
    D. W. Harding, ‘The Role of the Onlooker’, Scrutiny (Dec. 1937).Google Scholar
  7. 1.
    Robert K. Merton, Social Theory and Social Structure (Glencoe, Ill., 1957).Google Scholar

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© The Royal Institute of Philosophy 1971

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