An Outline of Philosophy

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Taylor & Francis, Mar 2, 2009 - Philosophy - 338 pages
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In his controversial book An Outline of Philosophy, first published in 1927, Bertrand Russell argues that humanity demands consideration solely as the instrument by which we acquire knowledge of the universe. From our inner-world to the outer-world, from our physical world to the universe, his argument separates modern scientific knowledge and our ‘seeming’ consciousness. These innovative perspectives on philosophy made a significant contribution to the discourse on the meaning, relevance and function of philosophy which continues to this day.

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Back in its day when the relevant new sciences were being discussed and worldviews altered to accommodate, this book would have been quite a revelation for most people. Today it is quite dated in some ... Read full review

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Bertrand Russell (1872-1970). The leading British Philosopher of the twentieth century, who made major contributions to the area of logic and epistemology. Politically active and habitually outspoken, his ethical principles twice lead to imprisonment.

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