Wittgenstein's Beetle in a Box Analogy




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Published on Aug 7, 2015

You can't know exactly what it is like to be another person or experience things from their perspective. Wittgenstein had an analogy for this.

Narrated by Aidan Turner. Scripted by Nigel Warburton.

From the BBC Radio 4 series about life's big questions - A History of Ideas.

This project is from the BBC in partnership with The Open University, the animations were created by Cognitive.


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