I write the comment aim to share my own view and seek for discussion on it since I don't think I throughly understand it. The following terms need to be clarified beforehand, and also the relationship between them,
state of affairs
I know what they means in daily life, but I also would like to have the exact meaning in this book, since they are the basic 'building blocks' of the theory, thus it is essential.
Also it is adviced to have some knowledge on Frege and Russell's ideas on this topic, since the book mentioned them.
PS: The writing style of Tractatus should be promoted as a way to clearly express idea.
PS2: "Sense" should be originated from German word "Sinn". It is less likely related to perception.
Wittgenstein wanted to be perfect. He wanted to write the perfect book, and his first attempt was so perfect that it was almost impossible to understand. Ten years later he wrote another book to take back almost all the things said in the tractatus, but it is still a fascinating book about logic...Continua