Human Knowledge: Its Scope and Limits
How do we know what we "know"? How did we –as individuals and as a society – come to accept certain knowledge as fact? In Human Knowledge, Bertrand Russell questions the reliability of our assumptions on knowledge. This brilliant and controversial work investigates the relationship between ‘individual’ and ‘scientific’ knowledge. First published in 1948, this provocative work contributed significantly to an explosive intellectual discourse that continues to this day.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - P_S_Patrick - LibraryThing
This is a book written for the general reader, with the aim of presenting a system that allows us to come by something that we can claim as being knowledge; he tries to deal with the problem of ... Read full review
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Russell, at his analytical best, explores what can be known and what constitutes knowledge itself. Read full review