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Title: Bertrand Russell and Modern Structural Realism
Author(s): SREEDEVIKUTTYAMMA, Sangeetha
Journal: Logique et Analyse
Volume: 249    Date: 2020   
Pages: 203-219
DOI: 10.2143/LEA.249.0.3288096

Abstract :
I argue why philosopher Bertrand Russell can be treated as the forerunner of Modern Structural Realism. I show how Russell attempts a structural understanding of the world, in different, non-continuous stages, almost half a century before the term ‘structural realism’ came up in the 70s. The significance of Russell’s attempt consists of adopting a physical approach to a metaphysical issue.

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