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  1. The Conquest of Happiness

    By Bertrand Russell

    Series: Routledge Classics

    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...

    Published January 31st 2006 by Routledge

  2. The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell Volume 29

    Détente or Destruction, 1955-57

    By Bertrand Russell

    Edited by Andrew Bone

    Series: The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell

    Détente or Destruction, 1955-57 continues publication of Routledge's multi-volume critical edition of Bertrand Russell's shorter writings. Between September 1955 and November 1957 Russell published some sixty-one articles, reviews, statements, contributions to books and letters to editors, over&...

    Published February 24th 2005 by Routledge

  3. What I Believe

    2nd Edition

    By Bertrand Russell

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Along with Why I Am Not a Christian, this essay must rank as the most articulate example of Russell's famed atheism. It is also one of the most notorious. Used as evidence in a 1940 court case in which Russell was declared unfit to teach college-level philosophy, What I Believe was to become one of...

    Published February 1st 2004 by Routledge

  4. In Praise of Idleness

    And Other Essays, 2nd Edition

    By Bertrand Russell

    Series: Routledge Classics

    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...

    Published February 1st 2004 by Routledge

  5. Sceptical Essays

    2nd Edition

    By Bertrand Russell

    Series: Routledge Classics

    'These propositions may seem mild, yet, if accepted, they would absolutely revolutionize human life.' With these words Bertrand Russell introduces what is indeed a revolutionary book. Taking as his starting-point the irrationality of the world, he offers by contrast something 'wildly paradoxical...

    Published February 1st 2004 by Routledge

  6. Why I am not a Christian

    and Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects, 2nd Edition

    By Bertrand Russell

    Series: Routledge Classics

    While its tone is playful and frivolous, this book poses tough questions over the nature of religion and belief. Religion provides comfortable responses to the questions that have always beset humankind - why are we here, what is the point of being alive, how ought we to behave? Russell...

    Published February 1st 2004 by Routledge

  7. Power

    A New Social Analysis

    By Bertrand Russell

    Series: Routledge Classics

    The key to human nature that Marx found in wealth and Freud in sex, Bertrand Russell finds in power. Power, he argues, is man's ultimate goal, and is, in its many guises, the single most important element in the development of any society. Writting in the late 1930s when Europe was being torn apart...

    Published February 1st 2004 by Routledge

  8. History of Western Philosophy

    By Bertrand Russell

    Series: Routledge Classics

    First published in 1946, History of Western Philosophy went on to become the best-selling philosophy book of the twentieth century. A dazzlingly ambitious project, it remains unchallenged to this day as the ultimate introduction to Western philosophy. Providing a sophisticated overview of the ideas...

    Published February 1st 2004 by Routledge

  9. The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell (Volume 28)

    Man's Peril, 1954 - 55

    By Bertrand Russell

    Edited by Andrew Bone

    Series: The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell

    The Collected Papers 28 signals reinvigoration of Russell the public campaigner. The title of the volume is taken from one of his most famous and eloquent short essays and probably the best known of his many broadcasts for the BBC. Man's Peril, 1954-55 not only captures the essence of Russell's...

    Published February 12th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Russell on Metaphysics

    Selections from the Writings of Bertrand Russell

    By Bertrand Russell

    Edited by Stephen Mumford

    Series: Russell on...

    Is the world of appearances the real world?Are there facts that exist independently of our minds?Are there vague objects?Russell on Metaphysics brings together for the first time a comprehensive selection of Russell's writing on metaphysics in one volume. Russell's major and lasting contribution to...

    Published February 12th 2003 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. ABC of Relativity
    By Bertrand Russell
    To Be Published December 14th 2014

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