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An Inquiry Into Meaning and Truth

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Bertrand Russell is concerned in this book with the foundations of knowledge. He approaches his subject through a discussion of language, the relationships of truth to experience and an investigation into how knowledge of the structure of language helps our understanding of the structure of the world.

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Paperback, 368 pages
Published October 10th 1996 by Routledge (first published 1940)
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Mohsen
الكتاب خلص اخيراً :D :D

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Alexander Klashnekoff
من البداية كدا: الكتاب ده لا يقرأه غير المتخصصين في مجال اللغويات، لأنه بحث في اللغة اكتر منه بحث في أي فرع فلسفي آخر.
عموماً الكتاب بسيط جداً من البداية و بيحاول هنا رسل انه يُقيم بناء ميتافيزيقي كامل علي اللغة الأوليّة، اللغة التي لا تحتاج إلي تعريفات. لكن قبل كل ده بيحاول يعرّف المقدمات و يعرّف الجملة و يعرّف مفاهيم عديدة و من أشهرها الصدق و اليقين و السلوك الشرطي الموجود في غالبية الكائنات، وليس الإنسان فقط. و بعد كدا بيحاول يعرّف ماهية أو دور فلسفة العلم في محاولة ترتيب كل أفكارنا و معتقداتن...more
Tom
An excellent analysis regarding the relations among language, truth, and knowledge. A must read for fans of Russell or those interested in analytic philosophy in general.
Peter Mcloughlin
Russell is among the philosophers who can write well and keep the readers interest. That may explain why he is read more often and repeatedly than people like Hegel who are awful writers. Russell set the precedent of Anglo-American philosophy for clarity and understandability. It is a pleasure to read him. This book is his investigation on the meanings of sentences and propositions and their relationship to reality. It is a work of epistemology (a study of how we know what we know) and the logi...more
Talha Absurd Minhas
There are a few things that I had in mind before I started on this insightful book, the most important reason was its sequential relation to "An Outline of Philosophy"; this book comes as, mainly, an extension of previously written Outline which suggests a philosophical and psychological nature of human understanding. In this book, Russell concerns himself with a foreword of his later to be developed analysis of logical atomism. There are many "crispy" chapters in this work, such as Chapter 4, 1...more
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Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, OM, FRS, was a Welsh philosopher, historian, logician, mathematician, advocate for social reform, pacifist, and prominent rationalist. Although he was usually regarded as English, as he spent the majority of his life in England, he was born in Wales, where he also died.

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