The philosopher Friedrich Waismann motivated the existence of his subject as a human intellectual endeavor arising from unexpected bewilderment, akin to boarding a train, spending a few hours traveling in a single direction, and suddenly arriving at the station of original departure. “We all have our moments when something quite ordinary strikes us as queer . . . facts . . . stare at us with a puzzling expression, and we begin to wonder whether they can possibly be the things we have known all our lives. . . . ”1
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