Alexander Stern
Writer and Editor

Alexander Stern is a writer and editor whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Chronicle of Higher Education and the LA Review of Books, among others. His book The Fall of Language: Benjamin and Wittgenstein on Meaning (2019) was recently published by Harvard University Press. 

Written by Alexander Stern

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Philosophy of language
The way words mean

Words stand for things in the world, and they stand apart from it. Perhaps meaning is more sunken into words than we realise?

Alexander Stern