Quotation by Bertrand Russell

The reason that I call my doctrine logical atomism is because the atoms that I wish to arrive at as the sort of last residue in analysis are logical atoms and not physical atoms. Some of them will be what I call 'particulars'Msuch things as little patches of color or sounds, momentary things—and some of them will be predicates or relations and so on.
Bertrand Russell (1872–1970), British philosopher. "The Philosophy of Logical Atomism," The Monist (1918). Logic and Knowledge, p. 179, Allen & Unwin (1956).
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