Chris Lord

United Kingdom

An investigation into the connections between the philosophy of Wittgenstein, Quaker silent worship, and the minds of non-human animals. The starting point is the recognition that all deal with or involve the limits of language. My most likely focus will be on introspection and self-awareness.


Wittgenstein, Quaker silence, animal minds.

About Chris Lord

I’m a schoolteacher (Classics) who’s recently got into first Quakerism (Wanstead meeting) and then philosophy (Masters at Birkbeck 2015-2017). Upset and puzzled by humans’ (and Friends’) unnecessary abuse of non-humans, I hope by doing this project to think through for myself some of the deeper philosophical issues.

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