The Relationship Between Language and Thinking
Consider the following quote by the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, who believed that thought without language was impossible: â€œThe limits of my language are the limits of my life.â€ For more information on Wittgenstein and his analysis on the primacy of language, watch the video â€œLudwig Wittgenstein (1889 â€“ 1951) The Limits of Languageâ€, located at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgW_PFl-Xs4. Next, examine whether or not 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 â€œlanguagelessâ€ thinking. If you believe it is not possible, describe what you foresee as major problems with languageless thinking.