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Russell, Bertrand 1872-1970

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Works: 4,113 works in 15,550 publications in 22 languages and 235,140 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Introductions  Pictorial works  Controversial literature  Popular works  Records and correspondence  Comparative studies  Illustrations 
Roles: Editor, Recipient, Author of introduction, Performer, Dedicatee, Honoree, Other, Speaker, Creator, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, ite
Classifications: B1649.R93, 192
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A history of western philosophy, and its connection with political and social circumstances from the earliest times to the present day by Bertrand Russell ( Book )
269 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 5,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book offers the remarkable opportunity to examine the great traditions that have shaped western civilization from the point of view of one of the greatest of modern philosophers
The problems of philosophy by Bertrand Russell ( Book )
260 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 5,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bertrand Russell was one of the greatest logicians since Aristotle, and one of the most important philosophers of the past two hundred years. As we approach the 125th anniversary of the Nobel laureate's birth, his works continue to spark debate, resounding with unmatched timeliness and power. The Problems of Philosophy, one of the most popular works in Russell's prolific collection of writings, has become core reading in philosophy. Clear and accessible, this little book is an intelligible and stimulating guide to those problems of philosophy which often mistakenly lead to its status as too lofty and abstruse for the lay mind. Focusing on problems he believes will provoke positive and constructive discussion, Russell concentrates on knowledge rather than metaphysics, steering the reader through his famous 1910 distinction between "knowledge by acquaintance and knowledge by description," and introducing important theories of Descartes, Kant, Hegel, Hume, Locke, Plato, and others to lay the foundation for philosophical inquiry by general readers and scholars alike
The analysis of mind by Bertrand Russell ( )
127 editions published between 1921 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The Analysis of Mind, influential author Bertrand Russell offers his ideas about the human mind and of what it may be composed. The book consists of a collection of lectures that he gave in London, including “Recent Criticisms of ‘Consciousness,' “Desire and Feeling, and “Belief
Why I am not a Christian : and other essays on religion and related subjects by Bertrand Russell ( Book )
90 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"I am as firmly convinced that religions do harm as I am that they are untrue" - preface
The ABC of relativity by Bertrand Russell ( Book )
170 editions published between 1925 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ask a dozen people to name a genius and the odds are that 'Einstein' will spring to their lips. Ask them the meaning of 'relativity' and few of them will be able to tell you what it is. The basic principles of relativity have not changed since Russell first published his lucid guide for the general reader. The ABC of Relativity is Bertrand Russell's most brilliant work of scientific popularization. With marvelous lucidity he steers the reader who has no knowledge of maths or physics through the subtleties of Einstein's thinking. In easy, assimilable steps, he explains the theories of special and general relativity and describes their practical application to, amongst much else, discoveries about gravitation and the invention of the hydrogen bomb
Mysticism and logic by Bertrand Russell ( Book )
182 editions published between 1898 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the keenest philosophical minds of the twentieth century, Bertrand Russell wrote a number of classic volumes on the subject, including the venerated survey A History of Western Philosophy. In this volume, Russell takes on the subjects of religion and logical reasoning with his characteristic elegance and penetrating insight
Wisdom of the West; a historical survey of Western philosophy in its social and political setting by Bertrand Russell ( Book )
71 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Popular survey of Western thought from the ancient Greeks to modern Existentialists, with many illustrations and diagrams in full color
Human knowledge : its scope and limits by Bertrand Russell ( Book )
70 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Human Knowledge is Bertrand Russell's examination of the relation between individual experience and the general body of scientific knowledge. It presents an examination of the problems of an empiricist epistemology. --From publisher's description
Marriage and morals by Bertrand Russell ( Book )
114 editions published between 1929 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bertrand Russell on fatherhood, Christian ethics, romantic love, feminism, sex education, love, marriage, prostitution, trial marriage, family, divorce, eugenics, population control and sexuality
Our knowledge of the external world by Bertrand Russell ( Book )
133 editions published between 1914 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Synopsis: Bertrand Russell's Our Knowledge of the External World investigates the problem of perception from an analytic-philosophical perspective. Here the great British mathematician and philosopher gives a thoughtful exposition of his logically motivated epistemology and argues for a controversial solution to a long-standing philosophical riddle. Skillfully written with an accessible lucidity by a brilliant scholar, it requires of the reader neither prior knowledge of logic nor aptitude for philosophical inquiry. The book serves as essential reading for anyone interested in the intersection of logic and epistemology including the development of analytic philosophy in the twentieth century
Power, a new social analysis by Bertrand Russell ( Book )
117 editions published between 1938 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this remarkable book, regarded by Russell as one of the most important of his career, he argues that power is man's ultimate goal and is, in its many guises, the single most important element in the development of any society
Introduction to mathematical philosophy by Bertrand Russell ( Book )
130 editions published between 1919 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Authority and the individual by Bertrand Russell ( Book )
117 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first of his famous BBC Reith lectures in which Russell examines Ancient Greek philosophy, the French Revolution and the modern welfare state with characteristic clarity and deep understanding. This is Russell at his intellectual best
Unpopular essays by Bertrand Russell ( Book )
82 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nobel prize winner of year writes about man, nature, civilization, science, religion, politics, superstition, mores, God and philosophy
The conquest of happiness by Bertrand Russell ( Book )
126 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Conquest of Happiness is Bertrand Russell's recipe for good living. First published in 1930, it pre-dates the current obsession with self-help by decades. Leading the reader step by step through the causes of unhappiness and the personal choices, compromises and sacrifices that (may) lead to the final, affirmative conclusion of 'The Happy Man', this is popular philosophy, or even self-help, as it should be written
An inquiry into meaning and truth by Bertrand Russell ( Book )
113 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bertrand Russell is concerned in this book with the foundations of knowledge. He approaches his subject through a discussion of language, the relationships of truth to experience and an investigation into how knowledge of the structure of language helps our understanding of the structure of the world.This edition includes a new introduction by Thomas Baldwin, Clare College, Cambridge
Principles of mathematics by Bertrand Russell ( Book )
150 editions published between 1902 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pure Mathematics is the class of all propositions of the form p implies q, where p and q are propositions containing one or more variables, the same in the two propositions, and neither p nor q contains any constants except logical constants. And logical constants are all notions definable in terms of the following: Implication, the relation of a term to a class of which it is a member, the notion of such that, the notion of relation, and such further notions as may be involved in the general notion of propositions of the above form. In addition to these, mathematics uses a notion which is not a constituent of the propositions which it considers, namely the notion of truth
Religion and science by Bertrand Russell ( Book )
77 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this timely work, Russell, philosopher, agnostic, mathematician, and renowned peace advocate, offers a brief yet insightful study of the conflicts between science and traditional religion during the last four centuries. Examining accounts in which scientific advances clashed with Christian doctrine or biblical interpretations of the day, from Galileo and the Copernican Revolution, to the medical breakthroughs of anesthesia and inoculation, Russell points to the constant upheaval and reevaluation of our systems of belief throughout history. In turn, he identifies where similar debates between modern science and the Church still exist today. Michael Ruse's new introduction brings these conflicts between science and theology up to date, focusing on issues arising after World War II
Philosophical essays by Bertrand Russell ( Book )
60 editions published between 1910 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Insightful and highly accessible, this selection of seven essays displays Russell's signature brilliance of exposition in the examination of ethical subjects and the nature of truth, and marks an important period in the evolution of thought of one of the worlds most influential thinkers
The impact of science on society by Bertrand Russell ( Book )
79 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Bœ̄thrǣnd Ratsēn, 1872-1970
Lo-su
Lo-su, 1872-1970
Luo, Su 1872-1970
Luosu
Luosu, 1872-1970
Luosu, Botelan 1872-1970
Racal, Perṭrāṇṭ, 1872-1970
Racal, Perṭrāṇṭu, 1872-1970
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Rasel, Berṭrand, 1872-1970
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Rasil, Birtirānd, 1872-1970
Rāṣil, Birtrānd, 1872-1970
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Rassal, Perṭrāṇṭu, 1872-1970
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Rasseru, Berutorando, 1872-1970
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Rŭsel, Bŭrtrand, 1872-1970
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Рассел, Б. (Бертран), 1872-1970
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Ръсел, Бъртранд, 1872-1970
ראסל, ברטראנד, 1970־1872
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برتراند راسل، 1872-1970
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ラッセル, B.
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勃特蘭徳.羅素, 1872-1970
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