February 13, 2012

Whatever can be said can be said clearly

Gottfried Schatz writes in Science:
According to the Austrian logician Ludwig Wittgenstein, “Alles, was sich aussprechen lässt, lässt sich klar aussprechen” (“Whatever can be said can be said clearly”). In science, simple and clear language in both spoken and written communication is not only a matter of style—it is also a matter of substance.

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