The Philosophy of Logical Atomism

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Taylor & Francis, Sep 2, 2009 - Philosophy - 208 pages
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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 language based on pure logic. Despite Russell’s own future doubts surrounding the concept, this founding and definitive work in analytical philosophy by one of the world’s most significant philosophers is a remarkable attempt to establish a novel way of thinking.

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User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

A brilliant premise that was ultimately wrong. Read full review

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User Review  - Megan Fritts - Goodreads

Russell takes pains (generally) to not muddle his message, while keeping the text from dryness with his down-to-earth writing style and dry humor. Does not seem to be an overly-rigid treatment of the ... Read full review

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Bertrand Russell (1872-1970). A celebrated mathematician and logician, Russell was and remains one of the most genuinely widely read and popular philosophers of modern times.

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