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  1. Philosophy and Ordinary Language

    The Bent and Genius of our Tongue

    By Oswald Hanfling

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    What is philosophy about and what are its methods? Philosophy and Ordinary Language is a defence of the view that philosophy is largely about questions of language, which to a large extent means ordinary language. Some people argue that if philosophy is about ordinary language, then it is...

    Published December 15th 1999 by Routledge

  2. Russell on Religion

    Selections from the Writings of Bertrand Russell

    By Bertrand Russell

    Edited by Stefan Andersson, Louis Greenspan

    Series: Russell on...

    Russell on Religion presents a comprehensive and accessible selection of Bertrand Russell's writing on religion and related topics from the turn of the century to the end of his life. The influence of religion pervades almost all Bertrand Russell's writings from his mathematical treatises to his...

    Published September 8th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Wittgenstein's Art of Investigation

    By Beth Savickey

    Wittgenstein's Art of Investigation is one of the first to focus on and provide an original and detailed analysis of Wittgenstein's grammatical investigations. Beth Sarkey offers us new insight into the historical context and influences on method which will help students understand the intricacies...

    Published July 14th 1999 by Routledge

  4. Russell on Ethics

    Selections from the Writings of Bertrand Russell

    By Bertrand Russell

    Edited by Charles Pigden

    Series: Russell on...

    Russell on Ethics presents a coherent and comprehensive collection of Russell's ethical writings, drawing on a wide range of his publications on ethical concerns, many of which have been difficult to access by students and general readers. Charles Pigden provides an accessible introduction to the...

    Published December 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  5. Bertrand Russell

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by Andrew Irvine

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 7th 1998 by Routledge

  6. Mortals and Others, Volume II

    American Essays 1931-1935

    By Bertrand Russell

    Edited by Harry Ruja

    'Every man would like to be God, if it were possible; some few find it difficult to admit the impossibility.' - Bertrand Russell From 1931-1935 Bertrand Russell was one of the regular contributors to the literary pages of the New York American, together with other distinguished authors, such as...

    Published January 21st 1998 by Routledge

  7. Wittgenstein, Politics and Human Rights

    By Robin Holt

    Do human rights make sense? They have been central to post-war political life, and our picture of moral self. But this is being eroded, Holt argues, and with it the viability of human rights discourse. The pre-social individual and its mental armoury is being challenged by an increasing awareness...

    Published May 21st 1997 by Routledge

  8. The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell, Volume 11

    Last Philosophical Testament 1947-68

    By Bertrand Russell

    Edited by John Slater, Peter Köllner

    Series: The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell

    This volume collects together Russell's philosophical writings during the period from 1947-68. For about half of this period Russell worked steadily at philosophy but after the publication of My Philosophical Development in 1959 he retired from academic philosophy for the second time. After that...

    Published April 2nd 1997 by Routledge

  9. Principles of Social Reconstruction

    By Bertrand Russell

    This book, originally entitled Why Men Fight, is generally seen as the fullest expression of Russell's political philosophy. Russell argues that after the experience of the Great War the individualistic approach of traditional liberalism has reached its limits. Political theory must be based on the...

    Published March 12th 1997 by Routledge

  10. The Lesson of this Century

    With Two Talks on Freedom and the Democratic State

    By Karl Popper

    In The Lesson of this Century Popper's purpose is to warn us against the increasing violence and egoism of our society. What solutions can we offer to the problems of the environment, demography and corruption? How can we prevent the violence our society engenders? How can we preserve our...

    Published November 13th 1996 by Routledge