The Problems Of Philosophy
The Problems of Philosophy (1912) is one of Bertrand Russell's attempts to create a brief and accessible guide to the problems of philosophy. Focusing on problems he believes will provoke positive and constructive discussion, Russell concentrates on knowledge rather than metaphysics.Russell guides the reader through his famous 1910 distinction...
Publisher : MobileReference.com
published : 2010
Regarded as one of the most significant thinkers of the twentieth century, Bertrand Russell was a British philosopher who helped establish the discipline of analytic philosophy. In the enormously ambitious volume The Problems of Philosophy, Russell sets forth the chief issues and dilemmas that he considered to be most worthy of the time and effort...
Publisher : The Floating Press
published : 2014
Is there any knowledge in the world which is so certain that no reasonable man could doubt it?'Philosophy is the attempt to answer such ultimate questions, not carelessly and dogmatically, as we might deal with them in ordinary life, but critically, after analysing how and why the questions arise and clarifying the assumptions and concepts on which...
Publisher : Oxford University Press
published : 2001
Accessible, thought-provoking study by Nobel Prize-winner considers distinction between appearance and reality, existence and nature of matter, idealism, inductive logic, intuitive knowledge, many other stimulating subjects.
Publisher : Dover Publications
published : 2012
In the following pages I have confined myself in the main to those problems of philosophy in regard to which I thought it possible to say something positive and constructive, since merely negative criticism seemed out of place. For this reason, theory of knowledge occupies a larger space than metaphysics in the present volume, and some topics much...
Publisher : Start Classics
published : 2014
This accessible new book provides a clear and wide-ranging introduction to the defining problems of contemporary philosophy. Its unique feature is to focus on problems that cut across the established divide between ?analytic? and ?continental? philosophical traditions. Instead of segregating the two traditions, as is usually done, the authors offer...
Publisher : Wiley
published : 2015
Philosophy and the Problems of Work brings together for the first time important philosophical perspectives on the subject of labor and work. Ranging from selections by historical figures such as Plato, Rousseau, Smith and Marx to contemporary debates in political theory and philosophy of economics, the reader covers a variety of viewpoints across...
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
published : 2002