Problems of Philosophy

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1990-03-01
  • Publisher: Hackett Pub Co Inc

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Accessible, thought-provoking study by Nobel Prize-winner considers distinction between appearance and reality, existence and nature of matter, idealism, inductive logic, intuitive knowledge, many other stimulating subjects.

Table of Contents

Appearance and Realityp. 7
The Existence of Matterp. 17
The Nature of Matterp. 27
Idealismp. 37
Knowledge by Acquaintance and Knowledge by Descriptionp. 46
On Inductionp. 60
On Our Knowledge of General Principlesp. 70
How a Priori Knowledge Is Possiblep. 82
The World of Universalsp. 91
On Our Knowledge of Universalsp. 101
On Intuitive Knowledgep. 111
Truth and Falsehoodp. 119
Knowledge, Error, and Probable Opinionp. 131
The Limits of Philosophical Knowledgep. 141
The Value of Philosophyp. 153
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