The Unity of a Tractarian Fact

@article{Johnston2006TheUO,
  title={The Unity of a Tractarian Fact},
  author={C. Johnston},
  journal={Synthese},
  year={2006},
  volume={156},
  pages={231-251}
}
  • C. Johnston
  • Published 2006
  • Philosophy, Computer Science
  • Synthese
It is not immediately clear from Wittgenstein’s Tractatus how to connect his idea there of an object with the logical ontologies of Frege and Russell. Toward clarification on this matter, this paper compares Russell’s and Wittgenstein’s versions of the thesis of an atomic fact that it is a complex composition. The claim arrived at is that whilst Russell (at times at least) has one particular of the elements of a fact – the relation – responsible for the unity of the whole, for Wittgenstein the… Expand
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