No language of thought notes


1. Say we don’t think in a language. What other possibilities are there?

2. Do human babies and animals think in a way that is different from adult humans? How?

3. Try to stop thinking in Japanese or English or any other human language. What kind of things become difficult to do?

4. Where would humans be now if they had no language?

5. If humans had no language, would we be nice animals?

6. What tools other than language do we use to think?