<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>The Problems of Philosophy (Russell (Bertrand)) - Theo Todman's Book Collection (Book-Paper Abstracts)</title> <link href="../../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../../TT_ICO.png" /> </head> <a name="Top"></a> <BODY> <div id="header"> <HR><H1>Theo Todman's Book Collection (Book-Paper Abstracts)</H1></div> <hr><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950><tr><td colspan =3><A HREF = "../BookSummary_685.htm">The Problems of Philosophy</A></td></tr><tr><td colspan =3><A HREF = "../../../Authors/R/Author_Russell (Bertrand).htm">Russell (Bertrand)</a></td></tr><tr><td colspan =3>This Page provides (where held) the <b>Abstract</b> of the above <b>Book</b> and those of all the <b>Papers</b> contained in it.</td></tr><tr><td><A HREF="#ColourConventions">Text Colour-Conventions</a></td><td><A HREF = "../BookCitings_685.htm">Books / Papers Citing this Book</A></td><td><A HREF = "../BooksToNotes_685.htm">Notes Citing this Book</A></td></tr></tr></TABLE></CENTER><hr> <P ALIGN = "Justify"><FONT Size = 2 FACE="Arial"><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><B>BOOK ABSTRACT: </B><BR><BR><u>Preface (Full Text)</u><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ul type="disc"><li>In the following pages I have confined myself in the main to those problems of philosophy in regard to which I thought it possible to say something positive and constructive, since merely negative criticism seemed out of place. For this reason, theory of knowledge occupies a larger space than metaphysics in the present volume, and some topics much discussed by philosophers are treated very briefly, if at all. </li><li>I have derived valuable assistance from unpublished writings of <a name="3"></a><A HREF = "../../../Authors/M/Author_Moore (G.E.).htm">G.E. Moore</A> and <a name="4"></a><A HREF = "../../../Authors/K/Author_Keynes (J.M.).htm">J.M. Keynes</A>: from the former, as regards the relations of sense-data to physical objects, and from the latter as regards probability and induction. I have also profited greatly by the criticisms and suggestions of Professor <a name="5"></a><A HREF = "../../../Authors/M/Author_Murray (Gilbert).htm">Gilbert Murray</A>. </li></ul></FONT> <BR><u>Chapters</u><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="I"><li>Appearance And Reality</li><li>The Existence Of Matter</li><li>The Nature Of Matter</li><li>Idealism</li><li>Knowledge By Acquaintance And Knowledge By Description</li><li>On Induction</li><li>On Our Knowledge Of General Principles</li><li>How A Priori Knowledge Is Possible</li><li>The World Of <a name="1"></a><A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1008.htm">Universals</A><SUP>1</SUP></li><li>On Our Knowledge Of <a name="2"></a><A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1008.htm">Universals</A><SUP>2</SUP></li><li>On Intuitive Knowledge</li><li>Truth And Falsehood</li><li>Knowledge, Error, And Probable Opinion</li><li>The Limits Of Philosophical Knowledge</li><li>The Value Of Philosophy</li></ol></FONT><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><HR><B>BOOK COMMENT: </B><BR><BR>Also an e-Book downloaded from Project Gutenberg</P> <a name="ColourConventions"></a><hr><br><B><U>Text Colour Conventions</U> (see <A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1025.htm">disclaimer</a>)</B><OL TYPE="1"><LI><FONT COLOR = "0000FF">Blue</FONT>: Text by me; &copy; Theo Todman, 2018</li><LI><FONT COLOR = "800080">Mauve</FONT>: Text by correspondent(s) or other author(s); &copy; the author(s)</li></OL> </center> <BR><HR><BR><center> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <TR><TD WIDTH="30%">&copy; Theo Todman, June 2007 - August 2018.</TD> <TD WIDTH="40%">Please address any comments on this page to <A HREF="mailto:theo@theotodman.com">theo@theotodman.com</A>.</TD> <TD WIDTH="30%">File output: <time datetime="2018-08-02T02:37" pubdate>02/08/2018 02:37:25</time> <br><A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1010.htm">Website Maintenance Dashboard</A> </TD></TR><TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="#Top">Return to Top of this Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="40%"><A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_11/Notes_1140.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Philosophy Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="../../../index.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Home Page</A></TD> </TR></TABLE></CENTER><HR> </BODY> </HTML>