Russell: A Very Short Introduction: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback | February 15, 2002

byA. C. Grayling

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Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) is one of the most famous and important philosophers of the twentieth century. In this account of his life and work A.C. Grayling introduces both his technical contributions to logic and philosophy, and his wide-ranging views on education, politics, war, andsexual morality. Russell is credited with being one of the prime movers of Analytic Philosophy, and with having played a part in the revolution in social attitudes witnessed throughout the twentieth-century world. This introduction gives a clear survey of Russell's achievements across their wholerange.

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Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) is one of the most famous and important philosophers of the twentieth century. In this account of his life and work A.C. Grayling introduces both his technical contributions to logic and philosophy, and his wide-ranging views on education, politics, war, andsexual morality. Russell is credited with being ...

A. C. Grayling is Reader in Philosophy, Birkbeck College, University of London, and a Supernumerary Fellow, St Anne's College, Oxford. He is author of Wittgenstein in the Very Short Introductions series, as well as An Introduction to Philosophical Logic, The Refutation of Scepticism, and Berkeley: The Central Arguments. He is the edi...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 6.85 × 4.37 × 0.43 inPublished:February 15, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Life and Work2. Logic and Philosophy3. Philosophy, Mind and Science4. Politics and society5. Russell's influence