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  • Unpopular Essays

    In this volume of essays Bertrand Russell is concerned to combat, in one way or another, the growth of dogmatism, whether of the Right or of the Left, which has hitherto characterised our tragic century. This serious purpose inspires them even if, at times, they seem flippant; for those who are solemn and pontifical. In subject they range from Philosophy for the Layman, The Functions of a Teacher, ... Read more

    $28.49 USD

  • Unpopular Essays

    A classic collection of Bertrand Russell’s more controversial works, reaffirming his staunch liberal values, Unpopular Essays is one of Russell’s most characteristic and self-revealing books. Written to "combat… the growth in Dogmatism", on first publication in 1950 it met with critical acclaim and a wide readership and has since become one of his most accessible and popular books. ... Read more

    $21.89 USD

  • The Problems of Philosophy by Bertrand Russell "The New Annotated Classic Edition"

    First written in 1912, this work of Bertrand Russell was an attempt by the author to create a guide that succinctly and comprehensibly outlined the difficulties he saw in the body of philosophical thought up to his time. In trying to do so, he concentrated on knowledge instead of metaphysics, hoping to spark discussion that was both productive and beneficial. This work also explains Russell's ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • The History of Western Philosophy by Bertrand Russell l Summary & Study Guide

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    This study guide includes the following sections: Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Characters, Objects/Places, Themes, Style, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion. ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Political Psychology of Appeasement

    Finlandization and Other Unpopular Essays

    First published in the 1980s, The Political Psychology of Appeasement contains some of the most influential political journalism of the 1970s. The author, a leading contemporary historian and commentator on international affairs, provides an incisive critique of the weaknesses and inconsistencies of U.S. foreign policy in the 1970s as well as a diagnosis of the malaise of Western Europe.Laqueur's ... Read more

    $47.69 USD

  • Essays in Skepticism

    From one of the greatest philosophers of the twentieth century: A collection of accessible and enlightening essays on topics from envy to intellectual rubbish.Russell, the sage non-conformist, is always meaningful, no matter what the topic or the issue. In this small book are some of his old but nonetheless remarkable observations, and some of the thoughts he expressed on his 90th birthday. Here ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays

    10 brilliant essays by this Nobel Prize-winning philosopher challenge romantic mysticism and promote a scientific view of society and nature. Russell explains his theory in these witty, cogent writings, which include popular treatments of religious and educational issues as well as examinations of problems of logic. ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Philosophical Essays

    First published in 1910, Philosophical Essays is one of Bertrand Russell’s earliest works and marks an important period in the evolution of thought of one of the world’s most influential thinkers. This selection of seven essays displays Russell's incisiveness and brilliance of exposition in the examination of ethical subjects and the nature of truth. Insightful and highly accessible, these essays ... Read more

    $21.89 USD

  • Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays

    Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays was written by Bertrand Russell and first published in 1918. The book is focused on essays on philosophy, religion, science, and mathematics. ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • In Praise of Idleness

    And Other Essays

    Intolerance and bigotry lie at the heart of all human suffering. So claims Bertrand Russell at the outset of In Praise of Idleness, a collection of essays in which he espouses the virtues of cool reflection and free enquiry; a voice of calm in a world of maddening unreason. From a devastating critique of the ancestry of fascism to a vehement defence of 'useless' knowledge, with consideration given ... Read more

    $25.69 USD

  • Portraits from Memory

    And Other Essays

    series Routledge Classics
    ‘I have come to think that one of the main causes of trouble in the world is dogmatic and fanatical belief in some doctrine for which there is no adequate evidence.’ – Bertrand Russell, Portraits from MemoryPortraits from Memory is one of Bertrand Russell’s most self-reflective and engaging books. Whilst not intended as an autobiography, it is a vivid recollection of some of his celebrated ... Read more

    $21.89 USD

  • Bertrand Russell. Collected Works. Illustrated

    PROPOSED ROADS TO FREEDOM: SOCIALISM, ANARCHISM AND SYNDICALISM. THE PROBLEMS OF PHILOSOPHY. MYSTICISM AND LOGIC AND OTHER ESSAYS

    A Nobel Prize winner for literature, Bertrand Russell is considered one of the founders of English neo-realism, as well as neo-positivism.Russell is known for defending pacifism and atheism and supporting liberalism through left-wing political movements. He significantly contributed to the history of philosophy and cognitive theories by examining his own psychological problems through systematic ... Read more

    $1.99 USD