Human knowledge : its scope and limits / Bertrand Russell.

; I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection (George Washington University. Gelman Library)
New York : Simon and Schuster, 1948.

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Other Authors I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection (George Washington University. Gelman Library)
Subjects Connaissance, TheĢorie de la.
Erkenntnis.
Kennistheorie.
Knowledge, Theory of.
Philosophy.
Series Clarion book.
Description xvi, 524 pages ; 22 cm.
Copyright Date 1948.
Notes Presented by the Dr. Ari Kie family to the I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection.
Summary Human Knowledge is Bertrand Russell's examination of the relation between individual experience and the general body of scientific knowledge. It presents an examination of the problems of an empiricist epistemology. --From publisher's description.
Contents The world of science. Individual and social knowledge ; The universe of astronomy ; The world of physics ; Biological evolution ; The physiology of sensation and volition ; The science of mind -- Language. The uses of language ; Ostensive definition ; Proper names ; Egocentric particulars ; Suspended reactions : knowledge and belief ; Sentences ; External reference of ideas and beliefs ; Truth : elementary forms ; Logical words and falsehood ; General knowledge ; Fact, belief, truth, and knowledge -- Science and perception. Knowledge of facts and knowledge of laws ; Solipsism ; Common-sense inference ; Physics and experience ; Time in experience ; Space in psychology ; Mind and matter -- Scientific concepts. Interpretation ; Minimum vocabularies ; Structure ; Structure and minimum vocabularies ; Time, public and private ; Space in classical physics ; Space-time ; The principle of individuation ; Causal laws ; Space-time and causality -- Probability. Kinds of probability ; The calculus of probability ; The finite-frequency interpretation ; The Mises-Reichenbach frequency theory ; Keynes's theory of probability ; Degrees of credibility ; Probability and induction -- Postulates of scientific inference. Kinds of knowledge ; The role of induction ; The postulate of natural kinds or of limited variety ; Knowledge transcending experience ; Causal lines ; Structure and causal laws ; Interaction ; Analogy ; Summary of postulates ; The limits of empiricism.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)373835
(OCoLC)ocm00373835
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WorldCat Identities Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970.
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