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Bertrand Russell's ethics

Author: Michael K Potter
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2006.
Series: Continuum studies in British philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bertrand Russell was not only one of the greatest philosophers of the twentieth century, he was also a humanitarian and activist who fought for many moral, social, and political causes. This book  Read more...

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Named Person: Bertrand Russell; Bertrand Russell
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael K Potter
ISBN: 0826488102 9780826488107
OCLC Number: 62344347
Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis (M.A.)--McMaster University.
Description: xiii, 185 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Descent into emotivism --
Critique of basic emotivism --
Enlightened emotivism --
Impulse and desire --
Final thoughts.
Series Title: Continuum studies in British philosophy.
Responsibility: Michael K. Potter.
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