An Inquiry Into Meaning and Truth



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.This Edition Includes A New Introduction By Thomas Baldwin, Clare College, CambridgeAn Inquiry Into Meaning and Truth

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.He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1950 in recognition of his varied and significant writings in which he champions humanitarian ideals and freedom of thought.

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  • Paperback
  • 364 pages
  • An Inquiry Into Meaning and Truth
  • Bertrand Russell
  • English
  • 06 September 2018
  • 0415136008

10 thoughts on “An Inquiry Into Meaning and Truth

  1. says:

    Russell is among the philosophers who can write well and keep the readers interest That may explain why he is readoften 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 Russell is among the philosophers who can write well and keep the readers interest That may explain why he is readoften 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 logic of language It is written in a clear style and the argument is relatively easy to follow It was written in the 1920s around the same time as the Vienna circle s hey day and puts forward the idea of verification principle of truth claims Analytic philosophy has moved on since but it is a work that at the time was important

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    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.

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    Not exactly light summertime reading or one of Russell s best The book was based on the Henry James lectures at Harvard in 1940 and it reads like a transcription of the lectures The book is filled with gems of wit and glimmers of great intellect, but it is very dense in spots Several passages read as if there was a transcription error Other places it reads like he is writing symbols on a chalkboard, but the examples he is putting up are not there It is worth reading if you are interested in Not exactly light summertime reading or one of Russell s best The book was based on the Henry James lectures at Harvard in 1940 and it reads like a transcription of the lectures The book is filled with gems of wit and glimmers of great intellect, but it is very dense in spots Several passages read as if there was a transcription error Other places it reads like he is writing symbols on a chalkboard, but the examples he is putting up are not there It is worth reading if you are interested in inductive reasoning and the foundations of the scientific method The difference between evidence, facts, data, and truth is important to understand Russell ends the book on an optimistic note about the power of reasoning and the scientific method I found Wittgenstein s Tractatus Logico philosophicus and On Certainty to be muchconcise treatments of the same subject Aentertaining and current work on the subject of truth and evidence based thinking is Harry Frankfurt s Bullshit

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