|EDITORIAL||The Origins of Archetypation ; Retrospective ; Can you see Space ?||5|
|C. K. OGDEN :||Word Magic|
|J. O. ANDERSON :||Why did Plato write the Cratius ?||205|
|G. G. CAMPION :||Mental Connectedness and Neurolopgy||210|
|D.G.M. WILLIAMS :||The Work of some Contemporary Philosophical Schools||227|
|OWEN E. HOLLOWAY :||Humanistic Education for the Present||234|
|Q. H. FLACCUS :||Hasperian Catch||364|
|H. G. WELLS :||The Rights of Man||365|
|From Bentham to Brougham ; The Mayors of Cambridge ; Timothy Bright ;
Characterie ; Pollonius ; Basic Sign-writing ; Publications
|JUDICIAL JUXTAPOSITION||New Testament||387|
|War Wizard breathing Words of Power||25|
|Women breathing a Magical spell||25|
|Wilkes, Glynn, and Horne Tooke (1796)||372|
|John Horne Tooke (1777)||373|
Put into Basic English with his help and approval (1941) by C..K.Ogden.
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He that knows names do not always stand for ideas will spare himself the labor of looking for ideas where none are to be had. It were therefore to be wish that everyone would use his utmost endeavors to obtain a clear view of the ideas he would consider, separating them from all that dross and encumbrance of words with so much contribute to blind the judgment and divide the attention."
"In vain do we extend our view into the heavens and pry into the entrails of the earth; in vain do we consult the writings of learned men, and trace the dark footsteps of antiquity; we need only to draw the curtain of words, to behold the fairest tree of knowledge, this fruit is excellent, and within the reach your hand."That is why this neglected reformer so infrequently reminds us that "we have first raised a dust, and then complain we cannot see." More characteristically, perhaps we are content to attribute this obscuration to a reduction of visibility. Our dusty answers reinforce that primitive magic of symbols whose million years of history are ultimately responsible for the latest forms of national ideology. So when, afrom another angle, we find the provocative author of Time and Western Man confusing:
It has always seemed to me that language is the great obstacle of international understanding, perhaps the only major obstacle" . . .It would be rash to dismiss this into as hyperbolic.