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Problems of Philosophy

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ISBN-10: 0486406741

ISBN-13: 9780486406749

Edition: N/A

Authors: Bertrand Russell

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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 that is "concise, free from technical terms, and perfectly clear to the general reader with no prior knowledge of the subject."-The Booklist of the American Library Association.
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Book details

List price: $9.95
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/26/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 5.37" wide x 8.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286

Bertrand Arthur William Russell (1872-1970) was a British philosopher, logician, essayist and social critic. He was best known for his work in mathematical logic and analytic philosophy. Together with G.E. Moore, Russell is generally recognized as one of the main founders of modern analytic philosophy. Together with Kurt G�del, he is regularly credited with being one of the most important logicians of the twentieth century. Over the course of a long career, Russell also made contributions to a broad range of subjects, including the history of ideas, ethics, political and educational theory, and religious studies. General readers have benefited from his many popular writings on a wide…    

Appearance and Reality
The Existence of Matter
The Nature of Matter
Knowledge by Acquaintance and Knowledge by Description
On Induction
On Our Knowledge of General Principles
How a Priori Knowledge Is Possible
The World of Universals
On Our Knowledge of Universals
On Intuitive Knowledge
Truth and Falsehood
Knowledge, Error, and Probable Opinion
The Limits of Philosophical Knowledge
The Value of Philosophy