The Ethical Philosophy of Bertrand Russell

The Ethical Philosophy of Bertrand Russell

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by Dr. Ramendra
     
 

Based on full length book of the same title. A critical exposition of the ethical philosophy of Bertrand Russell. Traces the development of Russell's ethical ideas from cognitivism (similar to G. E. Moore) to non-cognitivism (similar to A.J.Ayer).Concludes with author, Dr. Ramendra's critical comments on Russell's ethical ideas.(This is the second revised and

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Based on full length book of the same title. A critical exposition of the ethical philosophy of Bertrand Russell. Traces the development of Russell's ethical ideas from cognitivism (similar to G. E. Moore) to non-cognitivism (similar to A.J.Ayer).Concludes with author, Dr. Ramendra's critical comments on Russell's ethical ideas.(This is the second revised and expanded version of the ebook.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940011283512
Publisher:
Dr. Ramendra
Publication date:
04/20/2011
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
447,605
File size:
121 KB

Meet the Author

Dr. Ramendra (full name "Ramendra Nath") is presently working as Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Philosophy at Patna College, Patna University, India; where he has been teaching for thirty years.

He is a double gold medalist and double research degree holder from Patna University. His Ph. D was on "The Ethical Philosophy of Bertrand Russell" and his D. Lit. Was on "M. N. Roy's New Humanism and Materialism". Both these works have been published as books.

Dr. Ramendra is the author of nearly thirty books and booklets in Hindi and English, including 'Why I am Not a Hindu', 'Is God Dead?, 'The Myth of Unity of all Religions' and 'Some Reflections on Ethics'. Besides, he has written hundreds of articles in newspapers, magazines and journals.

Dr. Ramendra (born 1957) is married to Dr. Kawaljeet Kaur since 1981. Dr. Ramendra, along with his wife, is the co-founder of Buddhiwadi Samaj (Rationalist Society) and Buddhiwadi Foundation, two internationally known organizations for promoting rationalism and humanism.

Dr. Ramendra's only daughter, Priya, is a software engineer and she works actively for the Buddhiwadi Foundation.

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The Ethical Philosophy of Bertrand Russell 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
DocFEmeritus More than 1 year ago
Short assessment of Russell's ethical philosophy. Could be more developed and delve more deeply into his arguments and positions. But as a very quick, Cliff Notes style intro, better than nothing. Nothing misleading and no misinterpretations, just very quick and surface analysis.