BooknewsOnly a handful of papers reprinted in this collection were written after 1959<-->Russell retired from academic philosophy for the second time after the publication of "My Philosophical Development", devoting his final years to political protest. 1949 and 1950<-->the years that Russell was appointed to the Order of Merit and awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature<-->fall in the period covered by this volume. The papers include autobiographical and self-critical writings as well as papers on non-demonstrative inference, his contemporaries, metaphysics and epistemology, ethics and politics, John Stuart Mill, religion, Albert Einstein, and ordinary language philosophy. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
This volume collects together all of Russell's philosophical papers inspired by his work with Whitehead on Principia Mathematica.
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