The Problems Of Philosophy

The Problems Of Philosophy

by Bertrand Russell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 143851042X

ISBN-13: 9781438510422

Pub. Date: 02/02/2009

Publisher: Standard Publications, Incorporated

For Russell-one of the twentieth-century's sharpest minds-philosophy should not be studied for the answers it provides but for the questions it poses and the analysis it brings to those questions. Toward this end, he sets out to address some of the most intriguing questions facing those who explore theories of knowledge and reality. During this journey Russell

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For Russell-one of the twentieth-century's sharpest minds-philosophy should not be studied for the answers it provides but for the questions it poses and the analysis it brings to those questions. Toward this end, he sets out to address some of the most intriguing questions facing those who explore theories of knowledge and reality. During this journey Russell traverses some fascinating territory: appearance and reality, induction, knowledge of general principles, knowledge of universals, intuitive knowledge, truth and falsehood, knowledge and error, and probable opinion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781438510422
Publisher:
Standard Publications, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/02/2009
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.25(d)

Table of Contents

IAppearance and Reality7
IIThe Existence of Matter17
IIIThe Nature of Matter27
IVIdealism37
VKnowledge by Acquaintance and Knowledge by Description46
VIOn Induction60
VIIOn Our Knowledge of General Principles70
VIIIHow a Priori Knowledge Is Possible82
IXThe World of Universals91
XOn Our Knowledge of Universals101
XIOn Intuitive Knowledge111
XIITruth and Falsehood119
XIIIKnowledge, Error, and Probable Opinion131
XIVThe Limits of Philosophical Knowledge141
XVThe Value of Philosophy153

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