Human Knowledge. Its Scope and Limits.

RUSSELL Bertrand (1948.)

£125.00  [First Edition]

Available to view at our Curzon Street shop.

First edition. 8vo. 538, [2, publisher's advertisements] pp. Original green cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, dust jacket (jacket rather worn with a few tiny nicks and short closed tears to edges, chipping to head of spine panel, some marking to rear panel, a good copy overall). London, George Allen & Unwin.

'Russell's last testament on the problems association with an empiricist philosophy. A long book,' the central purpose of which 'was to examine the relation between individual experience and the general body of scientific knowledge' (Clark, The Life of Bertrand Russell, p. 492).

The dust jacket, like Russell's A History of Western Philosophy, is printed on the back of a surplus Second World War map, with the copy presented here showing part of the Berbak National Park on Sumatra island, Jambi province of Indonesia.

Blackwell & Ruja, A83.1a.

Stock Code: 252058

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