An Inquiry into Meaning and Truth / Edition 2

Overview

Russell examines the foundations of knowledge through a discussion of language and investigates the way a knowledge of the structure of language helps our understanding of the structure of the world.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135861681
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/13/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eTextbook
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 352
  • File size: 19 MB
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Table of Contents

Critical Introduction
Preface 9
Introduction 11
I What is a Word? 23
II Sentences, Syntax, and Parts of Speech 30
III Sentences Describing Experiences 48
IV The Object-Language 62
V Logical Words 78
VI Proper Names 94
VII Egocentric Particulars 108
VIII Perception and Knowledge 116
IX Epistemological Premisses 131
X Basic Propositions 137
XI Factual Premisses 150
XII An Analysis of Problems Concerning Propositions 166
XIII The Significance of Sentences: A. General. B. Psychological. C. Syntactical 170
XIV Language as an Expression 204
XV What Sentences "Indicate" 214
XVI Truth and Falsehood, Preliminary Discussion 226
XVII Truth and Experience 236
XVIII General Beliefs 247
XIX Extensionality and Atomicity 259
XX The Law of Excluded Middle 274
XXI Truth and Verification 289
XXII Significance and Verification 306
XXIII Warranted Assertibility 318
XXIV Analysis 327
XXV Language and Metaphysics 341
Index 349
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