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In praise of idleness and other essays

Author: Bertrand Russell; Anthony Gottlieb; Howard Woodhouse
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, [2011], cop. 2004.
Series: Routledge Classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this collection of essays, Russell surveys the social and political consequences of his beliefs with characteristic clarity and humour. In Praise of Idleness is a tour de force that only Bertrand  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bertrand Russell; Anthony Gottlieb; Howard Woodhouse
ISBN: 0415325064 9780415325066
OCLC Number: 803987639
Notes: Na dokumencie w cop. 2004. Data 2011 ustalona na podstawie 13-cyfrowego ISBN.
Description: XXVI, 171 s. ; 20 cm.
Contents: 1. In Praise of Idleness 2. 'Useless' Knowledge 3. Architecture and Social Questions 4. The Modern Midas 5. The Ancestry of Fascism 6. Scylla and Charybdis, or Communism and Fascism 7. The Case for Socialism 8. Western Civilisation 9. On Youthful Cynicism 10. Modern Homogeneity 11. Men versus Insects 12. Education and Discipline 13. Stoicism and Mental Health 14. On Comets 15. What is the Soul?
Series Title: Routledge Classics.
Other Titles: In praise of idleness
Responsibility: Bertrand Russell ; with a new pref. by Anthony Gottlieb ; with an introd. by Howard Woodhouse.

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