First published in 1946, History of Western Philosophy went on to become the best-selling philosophy book of the twentieth century. A dazzlingly ambitious project, it remains unchallenged to this day as the ultimate introduction to Western philosophy. Providing a sophisticated overview of the ideas ..
The fireworks fly when the great Bertrand Russell writes about a subject as provocative as marriage and morals. But they are a rational and devastatingly logical kind of fireworks . . . for that was the nature of the man.Russell's approach to sex and love is based on the realities of need and desire..
Power: A New Social Analysis by Bertrand Russell (1st imp. London 1938, Allen & Unwin, 328 pp.) is a work in social philosophy written by Bertrand Russell. Power, for Russell, is one’s ability to achieve goals. In particular, Russell has in mind social power, that is, power over people.
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خالص منطقی ریاضی کو متعارف کرانے والے برٹرینڈ رسل تعلیم کو روشن خیالی کا ماخذ گردانتے تھے، جنہوں نے تاعمر تعلیم کی آزادی کے لیے کام کیا اور روایتی تعلیم کے بجائے طالب علموں کی اختراعی و ایجادی صلاحیتوں کو پروان چڑھانے کی سعی کی اور کہا کہ اگر تعلیم ہمیں سیکھنے کی آزادی مہیا نہیں کرتی کہ کیا سیکھنا..
The Conquest of Happiness is a sagacious book that addresses the problems of ubiquitous unhappiness in the age of anxiety. First published in 1930, it remains the primary lucid source for understanding the disconnection between modern human beings and happiness. Russell argues that our uncontrollabl..
How do we know what we "know"? How did we –as individuals and as a society – come to accept certain knowledge as fact? In Human Knowledge, Bertrand Russell questions the reliability of our assumptions on knowledge. This brilliant and controversial work investigates the relationship between..
Excerpt from Marriage and MoralsThe sexual morals of the community will be found to consist of several layers. There are first the positive institutions embodied in law; such, for example, as monogamy in some coun.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic..
Written in response to the devastation of World War I, "Why Men Fight" lays out Bertrand Russell's ideas on war, pacifism, reason, impulse, and personal liberty. Russell argues that when individuals live passionately, they will have no desire for war or killing. Conversely, excessive restraint or re..