I am what I am ....

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Apr 23 04:15:25 UTC 2010

At 3:01 AM +0100 4/23/10, Robin Hamilton wrote:
>Philosophy:  Wittgenstein:  "The world is all that is the case."
>Literature:  Gertrude Stein:  "A rose is a rose is a rose."

I thought she had it as "Rose is a rose is a rose", at least
originally, which is less tautological (and might even be
contradictory except as a metaphor).


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