The Selected Letters of Bertrand Russell: The Private Years, 1884-1914

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Psychology Press, 2002 - 540 pàgines
Those who knew the famous philosopher Bertrand Russell at the turn of the century referred to him as 'the Day of Judgement'. This acclaimed selection of his early letters, available in paperback for the first time, reveals the full scope of Russell's life and innermost thoughts up to the First World War. It includes letters to his first wife, Alys Pearsall Smith, reveals the background to his now famous work in philosophy and the foundations of mathematics and how his mind was stirred by socialism, free trade and votes for women. It also contains letters on his famous affair with Ottoline Morrell, providing yet another insight into one of the great intellectual figures of the twentieth century.
 

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THE SELECTED LETTERS OF BERTRAND RUSSELL: Vol. I, The Private Years, 1884-1914

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An "epistolary biography'' comprised of a selection of Russell's previously unpublished correspondence—mostly love letters to his wife, Alys, and to Ottoline Morrell, a married Bloomsbury courtesan ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

The selected letters of Bertrand Russell

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Russell was one of the foremost philosophers and mathematicians of this century. In this volume, Griffin presents more than 200 previously unpublished letters from the Russell Archives at McMaster ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

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2 Engagement 18934
13
3 A Life of Intellect Tempered by Flippancy 18951901
161
4 New Crises 19012
207
5 The Long Task of Thought 190311
251
6 New Love 191114
330
Granny to Bertie
509
Bibliographical Notes
511
Index
515
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