Bertrand Russell Quote

For a good notation has a subtlety and suggestiveness which make it seem, at times, like a live teacher. Notational irregularities are often the first sign of philosophical errors, and a perfect notation would be a substitute for thought.


In: Ludwig Wittgenstein, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, Introduction (pp. 17-18), Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd. 1922

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For a good notation has a subtlety and suggestiveness which make it seem, at times, like a live teacher. Notational irregularities are often the...

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For a good notation has a subtlety and suggestiveness which make it seem, at times, like a live teacher. Notational irregularities are often the...

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For a good notation has a subtlety and suggestiveness which make it seem, at times, like a live teacher. Notational irregularities are often the...

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For a good notation has a subtlety and suggestiveness which make it seem, at times, like a live teacher. Notational irregularities are often the...