Alan Schwerin's Bertrand Russell on Nuclear War, Peace, and Language: PDF

By Alan Schwerin

ISBN-10: 0313318719

ISBN-13: 9780313318719

One of the main widespread philosophers and activists of the 20 th century, Bertrand Russell is understood not just for his primary contributions at the scope of human wisdom and on mathematical common sense, but in addition for his often-controversial perspectives on moral and linguistic subject matters. This edited choice of unique essays by way of well known Russell students makes a speciality of the philosopher's positions at the key problems with nuclear warfare, peace, and language. The members significantly check Russell's arguments inside of their old and philosophical context and exhibit the importance and topicality that his rules have retained to the current day, a few eighty years considering that their first articulation. one of the matters tested are Russell's advocacy of preventive struggle opposed to the Soviets, his activism for peace, his severe evaluation of Wittgenstein's research of normal language, and his account of mathematical statements.

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