logical atomism

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logical atomism

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A philosophy asserting that the philosophical analysis of language ultimately terminates in atoms of meaning that correspond to the basic elements of reality.

logical atomism

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(Philosophy) the philosophical theory of Bertrand Russell and the early Wittgenstein which held that all meaningful expressions must be analysable into atomic elements which refer directly to atomic elements of the real world