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  1. Bertrand Russell: A Life

    By Herbert Gottschalk

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Russell

    Bertrand Russell’s eminence of intellect and person has long been unassailable. Besides his distinction as mathematician and philosopher, and a vast output of books, articles, lectures and talks on most aspects of the human condition, there is his continuing concern for day-to-day political issues,...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. John Dee's Actions with Spirits (Volumes 1 and 2)

    22 December 1581 to 23 May 1583

    By Christopher Whitby

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    This was originally a two volume set which is now bound as one. Here is presented an investigation of the nature of the earliest extant records of the supposed communication with angels and spirits of John Dee (1527-1608) with the assistance of his two mediums or 'scryers', Barnabas Saul and Edward...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Bertrand Russell: The Passionate Sceptic

    By Alan Wood

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Russell

    ‘Fascinating’, ‘brilliant’, ‘oddly moving’, ‘a warm human picture’ – this biography was enthusiastically received when it came out in 1957. And no wonder. It is not only the lively story of a distinguished man but a lucid account of his work and its significance. The author, who was himself a...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Leading Contemporary Economists

    Economics at the cutting edge

    Edited by Steven Pressman

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book describes the important contributions of several contemporary economic figures including recent Nobel Laureates. Describing their work and putting it into an historical perspective, these chapters explain how their work constitutes a major contribution to the discipline of economics and...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Bertrand Russell's America

    His Transatlantic Travels and Writings. Volume Two 1945-1970

    By Barry Feinberg, Ronald Kasrils

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Russell

    Originally published in 1984, this volume documents Bertrand Russell’s travels in America covering the period 1945-1970. It is presented in two halves with the first a biographical account of Russell’s involvement with the United States, with special reference to the seven visits he made there...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Bertrand Russell's America

    His Transatlantic Travels and Writings. Volume One 1896-1945

    By Barry Feinberg, Ronald Kasrils

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Russell

    Originally published in 1973, this volume documents Bertrand Russell’s travels in America covering the period 1896-1945. It is presented in two halves with the first a biographical account of Russell’s involvement with the United States, with special reference to the seven visits he made there...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Mrs Annie Besant

    A Modern Prophet

    By Theodore Besterman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Having already published a bibliography on Annie Besant, Theodore Besterman in this book continued with the story of her life. She was a prominent British Theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator who lived between 1847 and 1933.Originally published in 1934, this work is fascinating...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

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