First published in 1983. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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.
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