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The Resource Human knowledge : its scope and limits, Bertrand Russell

Human knowledge : its scope and limits, Bertrand Russell

Label
Human knowledge : its scope and limits
Title
Human knowledge
Title remainder
its scope and limits
Statement of responsibility
Bertrand Russell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1872-1970
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Russell, Bertrand
Dewey number
121
Index
no index present
LC call number
BD161
LC item number
.R78
Literary form
non fiction
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Knowledge, Theory of
Label
Human knowledge : its scope and limits, Bertrand Russell
Instantiates
Publication
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
Control code
ocm00373835
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvi, 524 p.
Lccn
48011754
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 7159
  • (OCoLC)373835
Label
Human knowledge : its scope and limits, Bertrand Russell
Publication
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
Control code
ocm00373835
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvi, 524 p.
Lccn
48011754
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 7159
  • (OCoLC)373835

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