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The basic writings of Bertrand Russell, 1903-1959

Author: Bertrand Russell; Robert E Egner; Lester E Denonn; John G Slater
Publisher: London : Routledge, 1992, ©1961.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This comprehensive anthology of Bertrand Russell's writings brings together his definitive essays from the period 1903 to 1959. It covers the most fertile and the most lasting work on every  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bertrand Russell; Robert E Egner; Lester E Denonn; John G Slater
ISBN: 041508301X 9780415083010
OCLC Number: 59965886
Notes: Originally published: [London]: Allen & Unwin, 1961.
Description: 736 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Epigrammatic Insights From the Pen of Russell 15 --
Part I Autobiographical Asides --
1 My Religious Reminiscences 31 --
2 My Mental Development 37 --
3 Adaptation: An Autobiographical Epitome 51 --
4 Why I Took to Philosophy 56. Part II The Nobel Prize Winning Man of Letters (Essayist and Short Story Writer) --
5 How I Write 63 --
6 A Free Man's Worship 66 --
7 An Outline of Intellectual Rubbish: A Hilarious Catalogue of Organized and Individual Stupidity 73. 8 The Metaphysician's Nightmare 100 --
Part III The Philosopher of Language --
9 Language 107 --
10 Sentences, Syntax, and Parts of Speech 118 --
11 The Uses of Language 131 --
12 The Cult of 'Common Usage' 137. Part IV The Logician and Philosopher of Mathematics --
13 Symbolic Logic 145 --
14 On Induction 149 --
15 Preface to Principia Mathematica 156 --
16 Introduction to Principia Mathematica 161. 17 Summary of Part III, Principia Mathematica 164 --
18 Summary of Part IV, Principia Mathematica 165 --
19 Summary of Part V, Principia Mathematica 167 --
20 Summary of Part VI, Principia Mathematica 170. 21 Introduction to the Second Edition, Principia Mathematica 172 --
22 Mathematics and Logic 175 --
23 The Validity of Inference 184 --
24 Dewey's New Logic 191 --
25 John Dewey 207 --
Part V The Epistemologist. 26 Knowledge by Acquaintance and Knowledge by Description 217 --
27 Theory of Knowledge 225 --
28 Epistemological Premisses 230 --
Part VI The Metaphysician --
29 Materialism, Past and Present 237. 30 Language and Metaphysics 246 --
31 The Retreat from Pythagoras 252 --
Part VII Historian of Philosophy --
32 Philosophy in the Twentieth Century 259 --
33 Aristotle's Logic 275 --
34 St Thomas Aquinas 282. 35 Currents of Thought in the Nineteenth Century 292 --
36 The Philosophy of Logical Analysis 301 --
Part VIII The Psychologist --
37 Psychological and Physical Causal Laws 311 --
38 Truth and Falsehood 320. 39 Knowledge Behaviouristically Considered 336 --
Part IX The Moral Philosopher --
40 Styles in Ethics 345 --
41 The Place of Sex Among Human Values 351 --
42 Individual and Social Ethics 357 --
43 'What I Believe' 367. 44 The Expanding Mental Universe 391 --
Part X The Philosopher of Education --
45 Education 401 --
46 The Aims of Education 413 --
47 Emotion and Discipline 430 --
48 The Functions of a Teacher 435. Part XI The Philosopher of Politics --
49 The Reconciliation of Individuality and Citizenship 445 --
50 Philosophy and Politics 454 --
51 Politically Important Desires 468 --
52 Why I am not a Communist 479. Part XII The Philosopher in the Field of Economics --
53 Property 485 --
54 Dialectical Materialism 500 --
55 The Theory of Surplus Value 511 --
Part XIII The Philosopher of History --
56 On History 521. 57 The Materialistic Theory of History 528 --
58 History as an Art 532 --
Part XIV The Philosopher of Culture: East and West --
59 Chinese and Western Civilization Contrasted 547 --
60 Eastern and Western Ideals of Happiness 555. Part XV The Philosopher of Religion --
61 The Essence of Religion 565 --
62 What is an Agnostic? 577 --
63 Why I am not a Christian 585 --
64 Can Religion Cure our Troubles? 598 --
Part XVI The Philosopher and Expositor of Science. 65 Physics and Neutral Monism 607 --
66 Science and Education 615 --
67 Limitations of Scientific Method 620 --
68 The New Physics and Relativity 628 --
69 Science and Values 635 --
70 Non-Demonstrative Inference 647. Part XVII The Analyst of International Affairs --
71 The Taming of Power 663 --
72 If We are to Survive this Dark Time 682 --
73 What Would Help Mankind Most? 688 --
74 Current Perplexities 693 --
75 World Government 699. 76 The Next Half-Century 704 --
77 Life Without Fear 710 --
78 Science and Human Life 716 --
79 Open Letter to Eisenhower and Khrushchev 726 --
80 Man's Peril 729 --
81 Methods of Settling Disputes in the Nuclear Age 733.
Responsibility: Bertrand Russell ; edited by Robert E. Egner and Lester E. Denonn ; with a new introduction by John G. Slater.

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