language

LANGUAGE

Language is that which give us access to the world

Language is that which give us access to the world, so as the necessary point of departure of any project (technological, philosophical, artistic, social, political, and so on). 
To think and make together is necessarily – first and already – to clarify the relation of human thought to language. 
How can we make synoptic (forming a general summary or synopsis) the ever intimate, customary uses and rules – the logic, or grammar – of our language?

* Should we occupy ourselves with definitions without being theoretical? 
* Creating common grounds?
* Associative definitions, language games, rules. 

It’s human agreement – forms of life – that decides what is true and what is false – and concomitantly, what is wrong or right. This is agreed upon through language use, thus varies. In the face of this variety, we need to clarify language. 

Can we emphasize the importance of concepts like “image” (Bild), “conception” (Auffassung) and world vision (Weltanschauung) as opposed to the concept of “theory”?
A clear picture of language relates to it as a social activity embedded in human forms of life.

Language is no longer perceived as a rigorous logical syntax, but as a series of actions performed by humans, lived by humans; this emerges in opposition to the binary code.

From exactness (logic) to acceptance of vagueness (practice): the logical syntax of the computer is an attempt at surpassing what is considered problematic features of everyday language, such as vagueness, ambiguity or context dependency, in order to obtain exactness of language, therefore secure knowledge.
The search for exact data, thus exact language, is the aim of the current computational project. We believe daily contextual practices of language are not something to overcome, as they actually (significantly) define meaning.

Meaning as practice. The meaning of a word is its use in the language.
Language is not bound by reference to stable ontological entities, but is bound to all of life’s relevant, messy contexts (linguistic, extra-linguistic, social, cultural, historical) in which one acts.


The lexicon 

Linguistic theories generally regard human languages as consisting of two parts: a lexicon, essentially a catalogue of a language's words (its wordstock); and a grammar, a system of rules which allow for the combination of those words into meaningful sentences.

   * Re-enactment: 
A reenactment is a restaging or recreation of an earlier event.
To enact is to do or make something, and to reenact is to do it again.
A reenactment is the action of performing a new version of an old event, usually in a theatrical performance.
If you're interested in history, you might enjoy watching a reenactment of a major battle or speech. In a reenactment, people try to get the details as close to the original as possible.
Doing reenactments is a hands-on way to learn and celebrate history.
Performing a role in an event that occurred at an earlier time.

   * Recreation 
(re-creation? re-enactment):
(a way of) enjoying yourself when you are not working.



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