Our Knowledge of the External World / Edition 1

Our Knowledge of the External World / Edition 1

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by Bertrand Russell, B. Russell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415096057

ISBN-13: 9780415096058

Pub. Date: 06/25/1993

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

'Philosophy, from the earliest times, has made greater claims, and acheived fewer results than any other branch of learning ... I believe that the time has now arrived when this unsatisfactory state of affairs can be brought to an end' - Bertrand Russell
So begins Our Knowledge of the Eternal World, Bertrand Russell's classic attempt to

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'Philosophy, from the earliest times, has made greater claims, and acheived fewer results than any other branch of learning ... I believe that the time has now arrived when this unsatisfactory state of affairs can be brought to an end' - Bertrand Russell
So begins Our Knowledge of the Eternal World, Bertrand Russell's classic attempt to show by means of examples, the nature, capacity and limitations of the logico-analytical method in philosophy.

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ISBN-13:
9780415096058
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/25/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Preface 1. Current Tendencies 2. Logic as the Essence of Philosophy 3. On Our Knowledge of the External World 3. The World of Physics and the World of Sense 4. The Theory of Continuity 5. The Problem of Infinity Considered Historically 6. The Positive Theory of Infinity 7. On the Notion of Cause, with Applications to the Free-Will Problem Index

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