Human Knowledge, Its Scope and Limits.

Russell (Bertrand)

Human Knowledge, Its Scope and Limits.

Description: FIRST EDITION, pp. 538, [2, ads], 8vo, original green cloth, backstrip lettered in gilt, top edge green, dustjacket with a small amount of chipping and nicking, very good

Publication Details: George Allen & Unwin, 1948

Notes: The dust jacket has, as usual, a section of a War Office map on its verso. Russell's 'last major contribution to philosophy, [...] in which he developed at length his view that certainty in human knowledge was impossible and that the best to be hoped for was the probable truth afforded us by what he called "postulates of scientific inference"' (ODNB).

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Price: £200

Subject: Philosophy

Published Date: 1948

Stock Number: 69883

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