Now available for the first time in paperback, this collection of essays display all of Russell's clarity, incisiveness and brilliance of exposition, particularly on matters of ethics and the nature of truth.
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Bertrand Russell (1872–1970) was one of the most formidable thinkers of the modern era. A philosopher, mathematician, educational innovator, champion of intellectual, social and sexual freedom, and a campaigner for peace and human rights, he was also a prolific writer of popular and influential books, essays and lectures on an extensive range of subjects.
Considered to be one of the most controversial figures of the twentieth century, Bertrand Russell is widely renowned for his provocative writings. These definitive works offer profound insights and forward-thinking perspectives on a changing western society progressively shaped, most significantly, by two world wars, the decline of British imperialism and an evolving moral landscape.About the Author:
Bertrand Russell (1872-1970). The leading British Philosopher of the twentieth century, who made major contributions to the area of logic and epistemology. Politically active and habitually outspoken, his ethical principles twice lead to imprisonment
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Book Description Allen & Unwin, 1966. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1966. 159 pages. Blue dust jacket with black lettering over blue cloth.Firm binding. Moderate foxing, tanning and handling marks.Slight bumping to corners with mild rubbing along edges and over surfaces.Unclipped jacket. Chipping and tears to spine ends and along edges with moderate rubbing, tanning, foxing and wear over surfaces. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1454520265JML
Book Description Allen & Unwin. Hardcover. Book Condition: GOOD. book was well loved but cared for. Possible ex-library copy with all the usual markings and stickers. Some light textual notes, highlighting and underling. Bookseller Inventory # 2744895476