Ludwig Wittgenstein quote about reality from Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus - The picture is a model of reality.
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The picture is a model of reality.
 Ludwig Wittgenstein, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (1921). copy citation

Author Ludwig Wittgenstein
Source Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
Topic reality picture model
Date 1921
Language English
Note Translated by C. K. Ogden


“2.1 OGD [→GER | →P/M] We make to ourselves pictures of facts.
2.11 OGD [→GER | →P/M] The picture presents the facts in logical space, the existence and non-existence of atomic facts.
2.12 OGD [→GER | →P/M] The picture is a model of reality.
2.13 OGD [→GER | →P/M] To the objects correspond in the picture the elements of the picture.
2.131 OGD [→GER | →P/M] The elements of the picture stand, in the picture, for the objects.

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