David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
London, Allen & Unwin (1969)
When future generations come to analyze and survey twentieth-century philosophy as a whole, Bertrand Russell’s logic and theory of knowledge is assured a place of prime importance. Yet until this book was first published in 1969 no comprehensive treatment of his epistemology had appeared. Commentators on twentieth-century philosophy at the time assumed that Russell’s important contributions to the theory of knowledge were made before 1921. This book challenges that assumption and draws attention to features of Russell’s later work which were overlooked. The analysis starts with Russell’s earliest views and moves from book to book and article to article through his enormous span of writing on the problems and theory of knowledge. The changes in ideas as he developed the theory are traced, and the study culminates in a statement of his latest views. His work is seen in a continuity in which the changes were part of the development of his mature thought, and the total evaluation and interpretation clarify many of the common misunderstandings of his philosophy. This is naturally of interest to all philosophers, and for students this is the answer to inevitable questions on the nature of Russell’s ideas and their evolution
|Keywords||Knowledge, Theory of|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$6.44 used $47.46 new Amazon page|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
James Beebe (2009). The Abductivist Reply to Skepticism. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 79 (3):605 - 636.
James R. Beebe (2009). The Abductivist Reply to Skepticism. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 79 (3):605-636.
Similar books and articles
Bertrand Russell (1995). An Inquiry Into Meaning and Truth: The William James Lectures for 1940 Delivered at Harvard University. Routledge.
Brie Gertler (2011). Self-Knowledge. Routledge.
Paulo Faria (2010). Memory as Acquaintance with the Past: Some Lessons From Russell, 1912-1914. Kriterion: Journal of Philosophy 51 (121):149-172.
Bertrand Russell (1914). Our Knowledge of the External World: As a Field for Scientific Method in Philosophy. Routledge.
Jocelyne Couture (1987). The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell Vol. 7: Theory of Knowledge: The 1913 Manuscript Elizabeth Ramsden Eames En Collaboration Avec Kenneth Blackwell, Éditeurs Londres: George Allen & Unwin, 1984. Lv, 258 P. [REVIEW] Dialogue 26 (02):363-.
Added to index2009-09-15
Total downloads5 ( #510,064 of 1,907,063 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #468,221 of 1,907,063 )
How can I increase my downloads?