Ludwig Wittgenstein quote about world from Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus - The subject does not belong to the world but it is a limit of the world.
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The subject does not belong to the world but it is a limit of the world.
 Ludwig Wittgenstein, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (1921). copy citation

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Author Ludwig Wittgenstein
Source Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
Topic world limit subject
Date 1921
Language English
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Note Translated by C. K. Ogden
Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/5740/5740-pdf.pdf

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“This then would be a method of isolating the subject or rather of showing that in an important sense there is no subject: that is to say, of it alone in this book mention could not be made.
5.632 OGD [→GER | →P/M] The subject does not belong to the world but it is a limit of the world.
5.633 OGD [→GER | →P/M] Where in the world is a metaphysical subject to be noted?
You say that this case is altogether like that of the eye and the field of sight. But you do not really see the eye.” source

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