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A Proposition Is A Picture Of Reality

A Proposition Is A Picture Of Reality

Language functions as a picture of reality. Words and propositions are like pictures that represent the facts of the world, and the meaning of language lies in its ability to mirror these facts accurately.

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My key learning’s from Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus by Ludwig Wittgenstein

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