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Mortals and others : American essays 1931-1935 volumes 1 and 2

Author: Bertrand Russell
Publisher: London ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Routledge classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Between 1931 and 1935, Bertrand Russell contributed some 156 essays to the literary pages of the American newspaper "New York American". This title presents a collection of essays that brings  Read more...

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Named Person: Bertrand Russell; Bertrand Russell
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bertrand Russell
ISBN: 9780415473514 0415473519 9780203875339 0203875338
OCLC Number: 276514874
Notes: Orginally published: London : George Allen & Unwin, 1975.
Description: xi, 356 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction Volume 1: Preface On Jealously 2. Sex and Happiness 3. Tourists: We Lose Our Charm Away from Home 4. The Menace of Old Age 5. In Praise of Artificiality 6. Why May Use Lipstick 7. The Lessons of Experience 8. Hope and Fear 9. Are Criminals Worse than Other People? 10. The Advantages of Cowardice 11. The Decay of Meditation 12. Marriage 13. On Bring Good 14. Why Gets Our Savings 15. Children 16. On Politicians 17. Keeping Pace? 18. On Snobbery 19. Whose Admiration Do You Desire 20. On National Greatness 21. Is the World Going Mad? 22. Are We too Passive? 23. Why We Enjoy Mishaps 24. Does Education Do Harm? 25. Are Men of Science Scientific? 26. Flight from Reality 27. Illegal? 28. On Optimism 29. As Others See Us 30. Taking Long Views 31. On Mental Differences Between Boys and Girls 32. On the Fierceness of Vegetarians 33. Furniture and the Ego 34. Why Are We Discontented? 35. On Locomotion 36. Of Co-operation 37. Our Woman Haters 38.The Influence of Fathers 39. On Societies 40. On Being Edifying 41. On Sales Resistance 42. Should Children Be Happy? 43. Dangers of Feminism 44. On Expected Emotions 45. On Modern Uncertainty 46. On Imitating Heroes 47. On Vicarious Asceticism 48. On Labelling People 49. On Smiling 50. Do Governments Desire War? 51. On Corporal Punishment 52. If Animals Could Talk 53. On Insularity 54. On Astrologers 55. On Protecting Children from Reality 56. The Decay of Intellectual Standards 57. Pride in Illness 58. On Charity 59. On Reverence 60. On Proverbs 61. On Clothes 62. Should Socialists Smoke Good Cigars? 63. A Sense if Humour 64. Love and Monday 65. Interest in Crime 66. How to Become a Man of Genius 67. On Old Friends 68. Success and Failure 69. On Feeling Ashamed 70. On Economic Security 71. On Tact 72. Changing Fashions in Reserve 73. On Honour 74. The Consolations of History 75. Is Progress Assured? 76. Right and Might 77. Prosperity and Public Expenditure 78. Public and Private Interests Notes
Series Title: Routledge classics.
Responsibility: Bertrand Russell ; with an introduction by John G. Slater.

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