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  1. Common Sense and Nuclear Warfare

    By Bertrand Russell

    Available for the first time in many years, Commonsense and Nuclear Warfare presents Russell's keen insights into the threat of nuclear conflict, and his argument that the only way to end this threat is to end war itself. Written at the height of the Cold War, this volume is crucial for...

    Published April 5th 2001 by Routledge

  2. The World of Parmenides

    Essays on the Presocratic Enlightenment

    By Karl Popper

    Edited by Jørgen Mejer, Arne Petersen

    This unique collection of essays not only explores the complexity of ancient Greek thought, but also reveals Popper's engagement with Presocratic philosophy and the enlightenment he experienced in reading Parmenides. It includes writings on Greek science, philosophy and history, and demonstrates...

    Published February 8th 2001 by Routledge

  3. All Life is Problem Solving

    By Karl Popper

    'Never before has there been so many and such dreadful weapons in so many irresponsible hands.' - Karl Popper, from the PrefaceAll Life is Problem Solving is a stimulating and provocative selection of Popper's writings on his main preoccupations during the last twenty-five years of his life. This...

    Published January 18th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Metaphysicians of Meaning

    Frege and Russell on Sense and Denotation

    By Gideon Makin

    Series: International Library of Philosophy

    Russell's On Denoting and Frege's On Sense and Reference are now widely held to be two of the founding papers of twentieth century philosophy and form the heart of the famous "linguistic turn". The Metaphysicians of Meaning is the first book to challenge the accepted secondary work on these two...

    Published December 14th 2000 by Routledge

  5. The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell, Volume 15

    Uncertain Paths to Freedom: Russia and China 1919-1922

    Edited by Beryl Haslam, Richard A. Rempel

    Series: The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell

    The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell, Volume 15 assembles Russell's writings on his experiences of visiting and reflecting on Russia and China.Having emerged from the Great War determined to prevent another armed conflict, Russell became a champion of international socialism as the antidote to...

    Published May 18th 2000 by Routledge

  6. The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell

    2nd Edition

    By Bertrand Russell

    Bertrand Russell was born in 1872 and died in 1970. One of the most influential figures of the twentieth century, he transformed philosophy and can lay claim to being one of the greatest philosophers of all time. He was a Nobel Prize winner for Literature and was imprisoned several times as a...

    Published March 10th 2000 by Routledge

  7. The Lesson of this Century

    With Two Talks on Freedom and the Democratic State, 2nd Edition

    By Karl Popper

    One of the century's greatest and most influential thinkers, Karl Popper reminds us that we must recognize our responsibilities in preserving the democratic system we enjoy: it is our actions which will create the world of tomorrow.In these interviews with journalist Giancarlo Bosetti, Karl Popper...

    Published February 17th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Introduction to Phenomenology

    By Dermot Moran

    Introduction to Phenomenology is an outstanding and comprehensive guide to phenomenology. Dermot Moran lucidly examines the contributions of phenomenology's nine seminal thinkers: Brentano, Husserl, Heidegger, Gadamer, Arendt, Levinas, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty and Derrida.Written in a clear and...

    Published December 23rd 1999 by Routledge

  9. 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 16th 1999 by Routledge

  10. 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 9th 1999 by Routledge