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
     
 

'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.

Product Details

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
ICurrent Tendencies13
IILogic as the Essence of Philosophy42
IIIOn Our Knowledge of the External World70
IVThe World of Physics and the World of Sense106
VThe Theory of Continuity135
VIThe Problem of Infinity Considered Historically159
VIIThe Positive Theory of Infinity189
VIIIOn the Notion of Cause, with Applications to the Free-Will Problem214
Index247

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