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Immensely intelligible, thought-provoking guide by Nobel Prize winner considers such topics as the distinction between appearance and reality, the existence and nature of matter, idealism, inductive logic, intuitive knowledge, many other subjects. For students and general readers, there is no finer introduction to philosophy than this informative, affordable and highly readable edition.

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<:st> Cited in . Accenting theory of knowledge issues over metaphysics in this classic, Russell's ability to make philosophy accessible clinches his case for students reading great philosophers' works rather than secondary texts. Originally published by Williams and Norgate.
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Accessible study examines distinction between appearance and reality, existence and nature of matter, idealism, inductive logic, intuitive knowledge, much more. "concise...perfectly clear to the general reader."--Booklist.

Synopsis:

Accessible, thought-provoking study by Nobel Prize winner considers distinction between appearance and reality, existence and nature of matter, idealism, inductive logic, intuitive knowledge, many other stimulating subjects.

Synopsis:

Immensely intelligible, thought-provoking guide by Nobel prize-winner considers such topics as the distinction between appearance and reality, the existence and nature of matter, idealism, inductive logic, intuitive knowledge, many other subjects. For students and general readers, there is no finer introduction to philosophy than this informative, affordable and highly readable edition.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 118) and index.

Table of Contents

Preface

I. Appearance and Reality

II. The Existence of Matter

III. The Nature of Matter

IV. Idealism

V. Knowledge by Acquaintance and Knowledge by Description

VI. On Induction

VII. On Our Knowledge of General Principles

VIII. How A PRIORI Knowledge is Possible

IX. The World of Universals

X. On Our Knowledge of Universals

XI. On Intuitive Knowledge

XII. Truth and Falsehood

XIII. "Knowledge, Error, and Probable Opinion"

XIV. The Limits of Philosophical Knowledge

XV. The Value of Philosophy

Bibliographical Note

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486406749
Author:
Russell, Bertrand Arthur
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y. :
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Modern
Subject:
Philosophy, british
Subject:
Metaphysics
Subject:
Knowledge, theory of
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19990131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.33 lb

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Accessible, thought-provoking study by Nobel Prize winner considers distinction between appearance and reality, existence and nature of matter, idealism, inductive logic, intuitive knowledge, many other stimulating subjects.
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Immensely intelligible, thought-provoking guide by Nobel prize-winner considers such topics as the distinction between appearance and reality, the existence and nature of matter, idealism, inductive logic, intuitive knowledge, many other subjects. For students and general readers, there is no finer introduction to philosophy than this informative, affordable and highly readable edition.
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