Authority and the Individual by Bertrand RussellAuthority and the Individual by Bertrand Russell

Authority and the Individual

byBertrand RussellEditorBertrand Russell

Paperback | August 13, 2009

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From Ancient Greek philosophy to the French Revolution to the modern welfare state, in Authority and the Individual Bertrand Russell tackles the perennial questions about the balance between authority and human freedom. With characteristic clarity and deep understanding, he explores the formation and purpose of society, education, moral evolution and social, economical and intellectual progress. First of the famous BBC Reith lectures, this wonderful collection delivers Russell at his intellectual best.

Bertrand Russell (1872-1970). A celebrated mathematician and logician, Russell was and remains one of the most genuinely widely read and popular philosophers of modern times.
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Title:Authority and the IndividualFormat:PaperbackDimensions:104 pages, 8 × 5.05 × 0.25 inPublished:August 13, 2009Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415487331

ISBN - 13:9780415487337

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Table of Contents

Prefatory Note Introduction 1. Social Cohesion and Human Nature 2. Social Cohesion and Government 3. The Role of the Individual 4. The Conflict of Technique and Human Nature 5. Control and Initiative: their Respective Spheres 6. Individual and Social Ethics Index