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Published by Dept. of Philosophy, University of Minnesota in [Minneapolis .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig, -- 1889-1951.,
  • Logical atomism.,
  • Meaning (Philosophy),
  • Proposition (Logic)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Lectures delivered in 1918 and published by the Monist in the volumes for 1918 and 1919.

The Physical Object
Pagination65 p. ;
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14495889M

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In Russell’s opinion, what makes it appropriate to speak of logical atomism is that the atoms in question are to be arrived at by logical rather than physical analysis (Russell , ). For Wittgenstein too, the ultimate constituents of reality are to be revealed by a process of logical analysis; so, to that extent, the label seems apt. This book offers a comprehensive critical survey of issues of historical interpretation and evaluation in Bertrand Russell's logical atomism lectures and logical atomism itself. These lectures record the culmination of Russell's thought in response to discussions with Wittgenstein on the nature of judgement and philosophy of logic and with Moore and other philosophical . Logical Atomism. The theory of logical atomism is a crucial tool in Russell’s philosophical method. Logical atomism contends that, through rigorous and exacting analysis, language—like physical matter—can be broken down into smaller constituent parts. When a sentence can be broken down no further, we are left with its “logical atoms.”.   Logical Atomism is a philosophy that sought to account for the world in all its various aspects by relating it to the structure of the language in which we articulate information. In The Philosophy of Logical Atomism, Bertrand Russell, with input from his young student Ludwig Wittgenstein, developed the concept and argues for a reformed /5(8).