Ideas from 'The Analysis of Mind' by Bertrand Russell [1921], by Theme Structure

[found in 'The Analysis of Mind' by Russell,Bertrand [Routledge 1995,0-415-09097-0]].

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12. Knowledge Sources / B. Perception / 4. Sense Data / a. Sense-data theory
In 1921 Russell abandoned sense-data, and the gap between sensation and object
Seeing is not in itself knowledge, but is separate from what is seen, such as a patch of colour
12. Knowledge Sources / B. Perception / 4. Sense Data / d. Sense-data problems
We cannot assume that the subject actually exists, so we cannot distinguish sensations from sense-data
12. Knowledge Sources / E. Direct Knowledge / 3. Memory
It is possible the world came into existence five minutes ago, complete with false memories
16. Persons / B. Concept of the Self / 6. Denial of the Self
In perception, the self is just a logical fiction demanded by grammar