This procedure [selecting the simplest law], however, has no logical justification but only a psychological one.
Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 - 1951)
Source: Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, 1974, 6.3631 p.70 . Pears and McGuiness, 1974
Contributed by: Zaady
The world is made up of facts, not things.
In order to draw a limit to thinking, we should have to think both sides of this limit.
Source: Tractatus Logico Philosophicus
Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.
Source: Philosophical Investigations
Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.
Source: Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
A man's thinking goes on within his consciousness in a seclusion in comparison with which any physical seclusion is an exhibition to public view.
A new word is like a fresh seed sewn on the ground of the discussion.
The mystical is not how the world is, but that it is.
A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes.
My attitude towards him is an attitude towards a soul. I am not of the opinion that he has a soul. . . .
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