And to Russell, as every page of Unpopular Essays makes plain, there was not
the slightest doubt concerning the nature of those principles or the content of
those values; they were, indeed, the liberal convictions he had imbibed as a child
Author: Bertrand Russell
In this volume of essays Bertrand Russell is concerned to combat, in one way or another, the growth of dogmatism, whether of the Right or of the Left, which has hitherto characterised our tragic century. This serious purpose inspires them even if, at times, they seem flippant; for those who are solemn and pontifical. In subject they range from Philosophy for the Layman, The Functions of a Teacher, and The Future of Mankind to an Outline of Intellectual Rubbish, Ideas that have helped Mankind and Ideas that have Harmed Mankind..
A classic collection of Bertrand Russell’s more controversial works, reaffirming his staunch liberal values, Unpopular Essays is one of Russell’s most characteristic and self-revealing books.
Author: Bertrand Russell
A classic collection of Bertrand Russell’s more controversial works, reaffirming his staunch liberal values, Unpopular Essays is one of Russell’s most characteristic and self-revealing books. Written to "combat... the growth in Dogmatism", on first publication in 1950 it met with critical acclaim and a wide readership and has since become one of his most accessible and popular books.
... but equally groundless beliefs . If this attitude could become common , the gain
in diminishing the acerbity of disputes would be incalculable . DORDT COLLEGE
Sioux Center , lowa PHILOSOPHY FOR LAYMEN 31 30 UNPOPULAR ESSAYS.
Nicholas Rescher. Unpopular Essays on Technological Progress Nicholas
Rescber UNPOPULAR ESSAYS on Technological Progress UNPOPULAR ESSAYS on Technological Progress. Front Cover.
Author: Nicholas Rescher
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Pre
Nicholas Rescher examines a number of controversial social issues using the intellectual tools of the philosopher, in an attempt to clarify some of the complexities of modern society, technology, and economics. He elucidates his thoughts on topics such as: whether technological progress leads to greater happiness; environmental problems; endangered species, costly scientific research on the frontiers of knowledge, medical/moral issues on the preservation of life; and crime and justice, among others.
Essays, Biographical and Critical; Or, Studies of Character Henry Theodore
Tuckerman ... the mass of readers bestowed upon the story of Mrs. Veal's
apparition is evident from the large sale it at once secured for Drelincourt's unpopular essay .
Of his “ Essay on Projects ” it has been said , that it is more rich in thought than
any book since Bacon , and that it ... the story of Mrs. Veal's apparition is evident
from the large sale it at once secured for Drelincourt's unpopular essay It is rious
Preface The essays on film in this book - I think of them as " Unpopular Essays on
a Popular Art " - comprise those I am grateful to see reprinted from twenty years of
divided but feverish attention to a provocative subject . Excepting the initial ...
... of essays , such as Philosophical Essays , Mysticism and Logic , Sceptical
Essays , In Praise of Idleness , Unpopular Essays , Logic and Knowledge ,
Portraits from Memory . However , the difficulty is not the great number of
published works .
In B . Russell ( 1950 ) Unpopular essays 50 ) Unpopular essays Woodhouse , H .
( 1985 ) . Science as method : ( pp . 71 - 111 ) . New York : Simon & Schuster .
The conceptual link between Russell ' s philosoRussell , B . ( 1945 ) . Philosophy
This volume takes its title from one of the most prescient essays of our times: an analysis of Eurocommunism as a consequence of military stalemate and the atrophy of will in the West.
Author: Walter Laqueur
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
This volume takes its title from one of the most prescient essays of our times: an analysis of Eurocommunism as a consequence of military stalemate and the atrophy of will in the West. These essays highlight Laqueur's exceedingly sober assessment of the current status in world power, not primarily in military terms but in geopolitical and ideological terms.
Relevant books include : The Problems of Philosophy ( 1912 ) , Principles of
Social Reconstruction ( 1916 ) , On Education ( 1926 ) , Sceptical Essays ( 1928 )
, Education and the Social Order ( 1932 ) , Unpopular Essays ( 1950 ) ; and Why I
On this ground I do not claim that the essays are popular ; and if not popular ,
then ' unpopular ' . " Såd For post - ten - year - olds , Unpopular Essays presents
the joyful spectacle of a brilliantly luminous and affirmative mind at work . MR .
These essays will be unpopular , not because a leading philosopher here
embraces an anti - philosophy , which is a curious mixture of commonsense and
prejudice , but because nothing is holy to him . " Instinctively I have resisted the ...
The Last Word ' ) Obviously essays which criticise people and institutions , for
however constructive a purpose , cannot be pleasant reading for some people .
Thus , I call them UNPLEASANT ESSAYS ( not unpopular essays because
BY BERTRAND RUSSELL ESSAYS IN ANALYSIS by Rur usicil Bertrand Russell
edited by ... Western Philosophy 1948 Human Knowledge : Its Scope and Limits
1949 Authority and the Individual 1950 Unpopular Essays 1951 New Hopes for ...
Ibid . , p . 76 . Ibid . , p . 38 . 9 Ibid . , p . 33 . 10 lbid . , p . 35 . Unpopular Essays ,
George Allen & Unwin , 1950 , p . 219 ( hereafter UE ) . These differences
between what actually was said in the book 146 PHILOSOPHICAL ESSAYS.
Author: Antony Flew
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Incorporated
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Antony Flew is one of the most well-known and respected philosophers alive today. In Philosophical Essays, twelve of Flew's most significant works are gathered together for the first time, creating a unique and valuable collection. The book begins with a new autobiographical sketch of Flew's life and career. In addition to some of the distinguished scholar's most influential and famous articles, Philosophical Essays includes a number of rare works that have not been available to a wide audience until now. This important book will be an essential addition to the library of any philosopher.