The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell

The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell

by John Slater
     
 
This volume collects together all of Russell's philosophical papers inspired by his work with Whitehead on Principia Mathematica.

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This volume collects together all of Russell's philosophical papers inspired by his work with Whitehead on Principia Mathematica.

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Only 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780049200746
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/1988
Series:
Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell Series, #8
Edition description:
McMaster University Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.02(w) x 8.86(h) x 1.16(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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