Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Atomism (philosophy, logic): the assumption that the facts can be represented by elementary sentences. Thus the question of the independence of facts is raised.

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Bertrand Russell
I 129
Atomism /Logic/Principia Mathematica/Russell: cannot work with atomic propositions alone, because the truth can only be known empirically.
III 127
Atomism/Russell: a statement about an atomic fact does not contain bound variables or propositional connectives.


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R I
B. Russell/A.N. Whitehead
Principia Mathematica Frankfurt 1986

R II
B. Russell
Das ABC der Relativitätstheorie Frankfurt 1989

R IV
B. Russell
Probleme der Philosophie Frankfurt 1967

R VI
B. Russell
Die Philosophie des logischen Atomismus
In
Eigennamen, U. Wolf (Hg), Frankfurt 1993

R VII
B. Russell
Wahrheit und Falschheit
In
Wahrheitstheorien, G. Skirbekk (Hg), Frankfurt 1996


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