Russell

Russell

by A. C. Grayling
     
 

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Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) is one of the most famous and important philosophers of the twentieth century. In this account of his life and work A. C. Grayling introduces both his technical contributions to logic and philosophy, and his wide-ranging views on education, politics, war, and sexual morality. Russell is credited with being one of the prime movers of… See more details below

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Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) is one of the most famous and important philosophers of the twentieth century. In this account of his life and work A. C. Grayling introduces both his technical contributions to logic and philosophy, and his wide-ranging views on education, politics, war, and sexual morality. Russell is credited with being one of the prime movers of Analytic Philosophy, and with having played a part in the revolution in social attitudes witnessed throughout the twentieth-century world. This introduction gives a clear survey of Russell's achievements across a wide ange.

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ISBN-13:
9780192802583
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Series:
Very Short Introductions Series
Pages:
168
Sales rank:
920,804
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 4.50(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile:
1340L (what's this?)

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