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Originally published in 1952, this book forms the second of two volumes based on the Gifford Lectures delivered at the University of Edinburgh in 1919 and 1921. The first volume, Mind and Matter, was originally published in 1931. The text provides a philosophical discussion of the nature and limits of knowledge, examining the relationship between mind and the conception of a universal truth. Essential to this discussion is the idea of the idea of the part as being inconceivable in the absence of a totalising wholeness of being. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in philosophy, psychology and theories of knowledge.
Table of Contents
|Memoir J. A. Passmore|
|List of Stout's works|
|Ethical neutrality and pragmatism|
|Agnosticism, legitimate and illegitimate|
|The Unity of the Universe|
|The Hegelian doctrine|
|Russell's sceptical theory of knowledge|
|Universals, particulars and possibilities|
|Matter and our Knowledge of It|
|Neo-realism and the Berkeley-Mill theory|
|How are physical objects initially known?|
|External and internal perception|
|Correlation of external data (a) causal relations|
|Correlation of external data (b) non-causal properties of physical objects|
|The status of sensa|
|The Universal Correlation of Mind and Matter|
|The relation of the mind to its own sensa|
|Mind-stuff theories and monadism|
|The conception of a universal mind|
|Body and mind, and the dependence of finite individuals on a universal mind|
|Mind and our Knowledge of It|
|Our Knowledge of ourselves, other minds and God|
|Cognitive unity as implying the unity of the universe|
|Idealism and the universal mind|
|Unity of interest as implying the unity of the universe|
|Mental conflict and mental dissociation|
|Good, evil and God|
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