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Wasn't expecting a J.L. Austin reference in this.
May 06, 2012 05:32PM
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Patrick Brown
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And now a Jurgen Habermas reference. This book rules!
May 26, 2012 06:16PM
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Patrick Brown
Patrick Brown is on page 268 of 432
The online stuff is relevant to me, but I definitely feel like I'm familiar turf now.
May 25, 2012 09:31AM
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Patrick Brown
Patrick Brown is on page 149 of 432
May 01, 2012 11:30AM
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Patrick Brown
Patrick Brown is on page 125 of 432
Thank god. For a second there, I thought I'd get through this book without a single reference to Max Weber. Crisis averted.
Apr 29, 2012 06:11PM
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Patrick Brown
Patrick Brown is on page 59 of 432
A.P Watt represented Thomas Hardy, Rudyard Kipling, and Arthur Conan Doyle. Not a shabby client list.
Apr 25, 2012 09:19PM
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Patrick Brown
Patrick Brown is on page 21 of 432
Just wrote "Fuck yes" in the margins of this book. That seems important. I think the last time I wrote in a book, physically, I was in college.
Apr 24, 2012 09:40PM
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Otis Chandler I assume thats not Jane Austen - who is it?


Patrick Brown Otis wrote: "I assume thats not Jane Austen - who is it?"

Ordinary language philosopher. He was Stanley Cavell's teacher, and developed the idea of the performative utterance -- a sentence that isn't merely describing something but actually doing it: "I name this ship the Queen Elizabeth." Good stuff.


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Otis Chandler I name this website The Most Wholly Remarkable Website In the Known Universe.


Suzanne Otis wrote: "I name this website The Most Wholly Remarkable Website In the Known Universe."

New brand positioning?


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Otis Chandler Nope - willing it to be true.


Patrick Brown A performative utterance is never true or false. It lies outside that dichotomy. When the groom says "I do" is it true or false? It is neither.


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