A footnote in memory of a preservationist —
Title page of a thesis on language by Miles Spencer Kimball from 1984
The previous post's quotation from the Kimball thesis contains
a reference (numbered 23) to the source of Wittgenstein's
"savages" remark: Philosophical Investigations , § 194.
Kimball's remarks quoted in the previous post are from
page 121 of his thesis, under the heading "Wittgenstein's
Battle Against Bewitchment by Language."
From a cinematic example of such bewitchment —