Charles Kay Ogden

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Charles Kay Ogden
Born(1889-06-01)1 June 1889
Died21 March 1957(1957-03-21) (aged 67)
Occupation(s)Linguist, philosopher, writer
Known forInventor of BASIC English

Charles Kay Ogden (1 June 1889 – 21 March 1957) was an English linguist, philosopher, psycholinguist and writer. He is a well-known book writer about the controlled language called BASIC English, which he created himself. He is known for his work with I. A. Richards on The Meaning of Meaning (1923). He also translated Tractatus, a book by Ludwig Wittgenstein, into English.

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  1. Works by C.K. Ogden

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