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Russell’s Problems of Philosophy

This series of lectures serves as part of the 2K: Knowledge, Meaning, and Inference course. Here, we work through (most of) Russell’s The Problems of Philosophy. For more information about the course, see the associated Moodle page. Below you will find the slides for each lecture.

Class Slides
10.01

Introduction & Historical/Philosophical Background

12.01

Appearance & Reality

17.01

The Existence & Nature of Matter

19.01

Against Idealism

24.01

Knowledge by Acquaintance & by Description

26.01

Induction & General Principles

31.01

The Possibility of A Priori Knowledge

02.02

Universals & Our Knowledge of Them

07.02

Truth

09.02

The Value of Philosophy?

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