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An inquiry into meaning and truth

Author: Bertrand Russell
Publisher: London : G. Allen and Unwin, [1966, ©1940]
Series: The William James lectures, 1940
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bertrand Russell
OCLC Number: 4701993
Notes: "First published in 1940."
"These lectures formed the basis for seminar courses at the University of Chicago in 1938-9 and the University of California at Los Angeles in 1939-40"--Preface.
Description: 352 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Critical introduction --
Preface --
Introduction --
What is a word? --
Sentences, syntax, and parts of speech --
Sentences describing experiences --
The object-language --
Logical words --
Proper names --
Egocentric particulars --
Perception and knowledge --
Epistemological premisses --
Basic propositions --
Factual premisses --
An analysis of problems concerning prepositions --
The significance of sentences: A. General. B. Psychological. C. Syntactical --
Language as an expression --
What sentences "indicate" --
Truth and falsehood, preliminary discussion --
Truth and experience --
General beliefs --
Extensionality and atomicity --
The law of excluded middle --
Truth and versification --
Significance and vertification --
Warranted assertibility --
Analysis --
Language and metaphysics.
Series Title: The William James lectures, 1940
Responsibility: by Bertrand Russell.

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