Ogden, Charles Kay, 1889-1957 (linguist, philosopher and writer)
- Existence: 1889 - 1957
Charles Kay Ogden (1889-1957) was a linguisitic psychologist and author, who invented Basic English. He was the founder of the Orthological Institute and the Cambridge magazine, and edited the journal Psyche.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Postcard to the Revd Edward John Walford Houghton, written from the Hotel Pension du Lac, Champex, Valais, Switzerland. Thanks Houghton for his congratulations on Ogden's examination result.
Postcard from Puchberg am Schneeberg, Austria, where Ramsay went to visit Wittgenstein and to work on translation of 'Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus'; 'LW explains his book to me from 2-7 every day. It is most illuminating... we seem to get on at about a page an hour... he says that his mind is no longer flexible and he can never write another book'; he teaches in a village school, is very poor, and 'regarded by most of his colleagues as a little mad.'
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