(urth) Loyal to the Group of Seventeen: Star Trek's Darmok, Shaka, and the Tamarians revisited

Gwern Branwen gwern at gwern.net
Sat Jun 21 07:37:56 PDT 2014

On Sat, Jun 21, 2014 at 10:18 AM, Thomas Bitterman <tom at bitterman.net> wrote:
> Like grue-bleen it sounds good until one inquires how somebody, who did not
> already know what was going on, could figure it out.

Doesn't that same objection of the logical indeterminacy of language,
pace Wittgenstein & Quine, also apply to natural language?


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