The Problems of Philosophy, Bertrand Russell
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The Problems of Philosophy

Author: Bertrand Russell

Narrator: Liam Johnson

Unabridged: 3 hr 57 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Findaway

Published: 02/28/2023

Genre: Philosophy

Synopsis

"The Problems of Philosophy" is a book written by Bertrand Russell and first published in 1912. The book is a concise introduction to some of the central problems in philosophy, and it aims to explain them in an accessible way to a general audience.

Russell begins by outlining the distinction between appearance and reality, arguing that things are not always as they seem. He then moves on to discuss the nature of knowledge and truth, and explores the question of how we can be sure that our beliefs are justified.

Another important topic in the book is the nature of existence, and Russell asks whether the external world is real or simply a construct of our minds. He also discusses the relationship between mind and body, and the problem of free will.

Russell's writing is clear and straightforward, and he uses examples and analogies to help the reader understand complex philosophical concepts. While the book is not intended to be a comprehensive survey of all philosophical problems, it provides an excellent introduction to some of the most important issues in the field, and is a valuable resource for anyone interested in philosophy.

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