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  1. 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 22nd 1998 by Routledge

  2. 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 22nd 1997 by Routledge

  3. 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 3rd 1997 by Routledge

  4. 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 13th 1997 by Routledge

  5. 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 14th 1996 by Routledge

  6. The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell, Volume 10

    A Fresh Look at Empiricism, 1927-1946

    Edited by John Slater, Assisted by Peter Köllner

    Series: The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell

    During the period covered by this volume, Bertrand Russell first retired from and then resumed his philosophical career. In 1927 he published two philosophy books, The Analysis of Matter and An Outline of Philosophy. His next book in academic philosophy, An Inquiry into Meaning and Truth, was not...

    Published November 7th 1996 by Routledge

  7. An Introduction to the Thought of Karl Popper

    By Roberta Corvi

    This is a comprehensive introduction to the philosophical and political thought of Karl Popper, now available in English. It is divided into three parts; the first part provides a biography of Popper; the second part looks at his works and recurrent themes, and the third part assesses his critics....

    Published October 31st 1996 by Routledge

  8. Roads to Freedom

    3rd Edition

    By Bertrand Russell

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 26th 1996 by Routledge

  9. The Prospects of Industrial Civilisation

    2nd Edition

    By Bertrand Russell, Dora Russell

    The Prospects of Industrial Civilization provides a rare glimpse into areas of Russell's political thought which are often ignored. Written with Dora Black (who became Russell's second wife) on a trip to China in 1920, it is revealing both as a period piece and as a book for our times. Russell...

    Published December 28th 1995 by Routledge

  10. The Myth of the Framework

    In Defence of Science and Rationality

    By Karl Popper

    Edited by M.A. Notturno

    In a career spanning sixty years, Sir Karl Popper has made some of the most important contributions to the twentieth century discussion of science and rationality. The Myth of the Framework is a new collection of some of Popper's most important material on this subject.Sir Karl discusses such...

    Published December 21st 1995 by Routledge