Elijah Millgram
Philosopher, University of Utah

Elijah Millgram is a professor of philosophy at the University of Utah. He writes extensively about the theory of rationality. His books include Hard Truths (2009) and The Great Endarkenment (2015).

Written by Elijah Millgram

Still from the 1956 film version of Orwell's1984. Photo by Rex Features

Essay/
Language and linguistics
The ministry of truth

Orwell taught us to fear technocratic jargon that doesn’t let us say what we mean. But that is language at its best

Elijah Millgram