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Russell’s and Wittgenstein’s Logical Atomisms

  • David G. SternEmail author
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Part of the History of Analytic Philosophy book series (History of Analytic Philosophy)

Abstract

This paper begins from a reading of Wittgenstein’s pre-war dictations, his 1914–1916 notebooks, and his “Proto-Protractatus”, an early version of the Tractatus that Wittgenstein drafted during the first two years of the war. By starting from work of Wittgenstein’s that is more directly in dialogue with Russell’s pre-war work than the Tractatus, we can better appreciate what they had in common and where they disagreed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of IowaIowa CityUSA

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