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Human knowledge : its scope and limits

Author: Bertrand Russell; John G Slater
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Routledge classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this brilliant, provocative and controversial work, Russell questions the reliability of our assumptions about knowledge? how it is we come to know what we?know?? and investigates the relationship between?individual? and?scientific? knowledge.
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Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970.
Human knowledge.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2009
(DLC) 2008049270
(OCoLC)276228929
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bertrand Russell; John G Slater
ISBN: 9780203875353 0203875354
OCLC Number: 317904882
Notes: Originally published: 1948.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 463 pages).
Contents: BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION BY JOHN G. SLATER; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; Part I The World of Science; 1 INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIAL KNOWLEDGE; 2 THE UNIVERSE OF ASTRONOMY; 3 THE WORLD OF PHYSICS; 4 BIOLOGICAL EVOLUTION; 5 THE PHYSIOLOGY OF SENSATION AND VOLITION; 6 THE SCIENCE OF MIND; Part II Language; 1 THE USES OF LANGUAGE; 2 OSTENSIVE DEFINITION; 3 PROPER NAMES; 4 EGOCENTRIC PARTICULARS; 5 SUSPENDED REACTIONS: KNOWLEDGE AND BELIEF; 6 SENTENCES; 7 EXTERNAL REFERENCE OF IDEAS AND BELIEFS; 8 TRUTH: ELEMENTARY FORMS; 9 LOGICAL WORDS AND FALSEHOOD; 10 GENERAL KNOWLEDGE.
Series Title: Routledge classics.
Responsibility: Bertrand Russell ; with an introduction by John G. Slater.

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In this brilliant, provocative and controversial work, Russell questions the reliability of our assumptions about knowledge? how it is we come to know what we?know?? and investigates the relationship between?individual? and?scientific? knowledge.

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