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The Pragmatic Connotation of Wittgenstein's Assertion "Language Game is a Form of Life"

Peilan Peng

Abstract


This paper introduces the concept of "language game", and on the basis of this background, illustrates the two important concepts of the later philosophy Wittgenstein: "language game" and "life form", and emphatically discusses the "language game" and "life form" of the dialectical relations. The paper also reveals the pragmatic connotation of the assertion "language is a kind of life form", which is mainly reflected in the following three aspects: language use is unique to human social practice; the context of linguistic games is life; the rules of the language game are rooted in the forms of life.

Keywords


Language Games; Life Style ;Pragmatic Connotation; Social Practice Activities

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/ahe.v4i10.2908

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