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Our knowledge of the external world

Bertrand Russell

Our knowledge of the external world

as a field for scientific method in philosophy

by Bertrand Russell

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knowledge, Theory of,
  • Logical atomism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBertrand Russell.
    SeriesRoutledge classics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB1649.R93 O8 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23161482M
    ISBN 100415473772
    ISBN 109780415473774
    LC Control Number2008045891

      Our Knowledge of the External World by Bertrand Russell, I quite enjoyed this book. It's easy to read and communicates quite vividly Russell's idea of what philosophy should be. For Russell, philosophy properly done is coterminous with logic, the study of the forms of propositions and rules of inference. In his telling, the logicians. Russell wasn’t completely satisfied with his theories as laid out in The Problems of Philosophy and continued his work on knowledge and perception over the next several decades. One of his important contributions to the field is Our Knowledge of the External World, a collection of lectures published in In this book, Russell continues to struggle with the implications of his Cartesian .

    By: Bertrand Russell () Bertrand Russell gave the Lowell Lectures in March and April of ; these lectures produced 'Our Knowledge of the External World'. Russell attempts to analyze the relationship of the crude data of our senses to the notions of physics such as space, time, and matter. Editions for Our Knowledge of the External World: (Paperback published in ), (), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition.

    Our Knowledge of the External World is a compilation of lectures Bertrand Russell delivered in the US in which he questions the very relevance and legitimacy of philosophy. In it he investigates the relationship between 'individual' and 'scientific' knowledge and questions the means in which we have come to understand our physical world. This is. Our Knowledge of the External World (Routledge Classics) (Volume 18) by Russell, Bertrand and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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In Our Knowledge of the External World, Russell illustrates instances where the claims of philosophers have been excessive, & examines why their achievements have not been greater.4/5. Our knowledge of the external world (A Mentor book) In stock.

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Our Knowledge of the External World. Our Knowledge of the External World: Russell, Bertrand: : Books. Skip to main content.1/5(1). In a work entitled Our Knowledge of the External World (), Russell analyzed the concept of physical objects as comprising classes of (perceptual) aspects or perspectives, an idea that later stimulated the work of Rudolf Carnap, an outstanding philosophical semanticist and analyst, entitled Der logische Aufbau der Welt (.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Russell, Bertrand, Our knowledge of the external world. New York]: New American Library,©   Our Knowledge of the External World. Our Knowledge of the External World book. So begins Our Knowledge of the Eternal World, Bertrand Russell's classic attempt to show by means of examples, the nature, capacity and limitations of the logico-analytical method in by: OCLC Number: Notes: Second Edition.

Delivered as Lowell lectures in Boston, in March and April Description: 2 pages 1., vii-ix pages, 3 1., pages diagrams 22 cm. OUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE EXTERNAL WORLD by BERTRAND RUSSELL. Publisher GEORGE ALLEN & UNWIN LTD Collection universallibrary Contributor Universal Digital Library Language English.

Addeddate Barcode Call number Digitalpublicationdate Identifier. III. On our Knowledge of the External World IV. The World of Physics and the World of Sense V. The Theory of Continuity VI. The Problem of Infinity considered Historically VII. The Positive Theory of Infinity VIII.

On the Notion of Cause, with Applications toFile Size: KB. Bertrand Russell’s Our Knowledge of the External World () is an engaging book that investigates the problem of perception from an analytic-philosophical perspective. In it the great British mathematician and philosopher gives a thoughtful exposition of his logically motivated epistemology and argues for a controversial solution to a long 5/5(1).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Russell, Bertrand, Our knowledge of the external world. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., [©]. Our Knowledge of the External World isa compilation of lectures Bertrand Russell delivered in the US in which he questions the very relevance and legitimacy of it he investigates the relationship between ‘individual’ and ‘scientific’ knowledge and questions the means in which we have come to understand our physical by: Our Knowledge of the External World is a compilation of lectures Bertrand Russell delivered in the US in which he questions the very relevance and legitimacy of philosophy.

In it he investigates the relationship between ‘individual’ and ‘scientific’ knowledge and questions the means in which we have come to understand our physical world/5(18).

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Our knowledge of the external world by Bertrand Russell. Publisher New American Library, Book from the collections of University of Michigan Language English. Book digitized by Google from the. Our Knowledge of the External World: As A Field for Scientific Method in Philosophy Bertrand Russell Published by Routledge, London & New York ().

Page 68 - There is not any superfine brand of knowledge, obtainable by the philosopher, which can give us a standpoint from which to criticize the whole of the knowledge of daily life.

The most that can be done is to examine and purify our common knowledge by an internal scrutiny, assuming the canons by which it has been obtained'. Preface -- Current tendencies -- Logic as the essence of philosophy -- On our knowledge of the external world -- The world of physics and the world of sense -- The theory of continuity -- The problem of infinity considered historically -- The positive theory of infinity -- On the notion of cause, with applications to the free-will problem.

Language. The significance of Our Knowledge of the External World is that it proposed a new method for philosophizing. Although the method suggested was not strictly novel (it had been previously used by. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.The philosophical problem is to explain how we move beyond this knowledge to form a conception of an external world, and to know that the world answers to our conception.

This book is in the anti-Cartesian tradition that seeks to reverse the order of explanation, arguing that we can understand our knowledge of our thoughts and feeling only by situating ourselves in a conception of an external world.

Book Summary -- Our Knowledge of the External World Published by User, 15 years ago "Our Knowledge of the External World" first appeared as a series of lectures delivered by Bertrand Russell while in Boston in the early spring of /5(2).