"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.
1872: Bertrand Russell
, philosopher, mathematician, nuclear disarmer and Nobel Prize for literature winner, was born in Trelleck, Monmouthshire.
Looking in turn at understanding spirituality, spirituality across traditions, and critical perspectives and re-inventions of spirituality, they consider such topics as renewing the senses: conversion experience and the phenomenology of the spiritual life, whether yogic enlightenment depends upon God, spirituality from the margins: West African spirituality and aesthetics, care of self and amor fati as a spiritual ideal, Bertrand Russell
's religion without God, and spiritual naturalism.
UBI was thought up in the 1930s by philosopher Bertrand Russell
Here is a reminder borrowed from the life of Bertrand Russell
, one of the great intellectuals of the 20th century.
, a renowned atheistic philosopher, was once asked: "Suppose you have been wrong about the existence of GodHaving denied God's existence all your life, what would you say toHim?" Russell is said to have answered without a moment's hesitation: "Well, I would go up to Him, and I would say, 'You didn't give us enough evidence.'" Bertrand Russell
's sentiments are nothing new.
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.
Rua Bertrand Russell
, 801, Cidade Universitaria Zeferino Vaz Cidade Universitaria, Campinas, SP Brasil.
A Benjamin Rex B Bertrand Russell
C Brian Robinson D Bogart Rayner 14.
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.
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.