Bertrand Russell


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Noun1.Bertrand Russell - English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Whitehead (1872-1970)Bertrand Russell - English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Whitehead (1872-1970)
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In the meantime original work of a high order was being produced both in England and America by such writers as Bradley, Stout, Bertrand Russell, Baldwin, Urban, Montague, and others, and a new interest in foreign works, German, French and Italian, which had either become classical or were attracting public attention, had developed.
This Evil Thing explores the courage it took to be a pacifist in the First World War, one hundred years ago - following two men in particular: Bert Brocklesby, a young schoolteacher, and preacher at his local Methodist church; and Welsh born Bertrand Russell, world-famous mathematician and philosophy of the greatest philosophers of his time.
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1872: Bertrand Russell, philosopher, mathematician, nuclear disarmer and Nobel Prize for literature winner, was born in Trelleck, Monmouthshire.
lessons of life as recognized by philosophers from Socrates to Bertrand Russell, let alone Eastern Philosophers like Iqbal and Rumi who have one simple lesson for humanity that man can achieve transcendence only through ethical living, a positive and rational life full of action.
The philosopher and mathematician Bertrand Russell, a famous agnostic by the way, was fond of a biblical quotation: 'Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil.
To quote the logician and philosopher Bertrand Russell, "religion often served to impede knowledge and foster fear and dependency".
Time for CND to be revived, banners dusted off, and marching to begin, but there is no Michael Foot or Bertrand Russell around to organise this, ineffectual as it was.
Nor could most people know that this comic genius was revered by philosophers and other literati, including people of eminence and fame, as one of the truly spectacular philosophical minds of his timesomeone whom, reportedly, no less a figure than Bertrand Russell considered one of the cleverest (that's British for "smartest") young men in the United States.
1872: Bertrand Russell, philosopher, |mathematician, nuclear disarmer and Nobel Prize for literature winner, was born in Trelleck, Monmouthshire.
They set Buber in dialogue with such figures as Bertrand Russell, George Lukacs, Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi, and Frantz Fanon and explore the implications of his thoughts in relation to such topics as the conflicts of modernity, the prospects of utopia, pacifism, Buberian dialogue versus Fanon's defiance, the Holocaust, the moral implications of dialogue, the importance of dialogue in non-formal adult education, promoting peace in the Middle East, and interculturalism in Brazil.