The Problems of Philosophy
Immensely intelligible, thought-provoking guide by Nobel prize-winner considers such topics as the distinction between appearance and reality, the existence and nature of matter, idealism, inductive logic, intuitive knowledge, many other subjects. For students and general readers, there is no finer introduction to philosophy than this informative, affordable and highly readable edition. An intelligible and stimulating guide to those problems of philosophy that he believes will provoke positive and constructive discussion.
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APPEARANCE AND REALITY
THE EXISTENCE OF MATTER
THE NATURE OF MATTER
KNOWLEDGE BY ACQUAINTANCE AND KNOWLEDGE BY DESCRIPTION
ON OUR KNOWLEDGE OF GENERAL PRINCIPLES
HOW A PRIORI KNOWLEDGE IS POSSIBLE
THE WORLD OF UNIVERSALS
ON OUR KNOWLEDGE OF UNIVERSALS
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