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Analytic philosophy or philosophy of language is the major form of philosophy that has been practiced in Britain and North America in the 20th century. It is often described in terms of a "linguistic turn" that transferred the realm of philosophical discourse from things to language, emphasizing a "therapy of concepts" and practice of clear description. One programmatic statement concerning the analytic project is that "the limits of my language are the limits of my world" (Wittgenstein), implying that what cannot be clearly articulated is nonsense, and that the business of philosophy is to find the "bounds of sense".
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