9780415473705

Unpopular Essays

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415473705

  • ISBN10:

    0415473705

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2009-04-06
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

A classic collection of Bertrand Russell'"s more controversial works, reaffirming his staunch liberal values, Unpopular Essaysis one of Russell'"s most characteristic and self-revealing books. Written to "combat' the growth in Dogmatism", on first publication in 1950 it met with critical acclaim and a wide readership and has since become one of his most accessible and popular books.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Preface
Philosophy and Politics
Philosophy for Laymen
The Future of Mankind
Philosophy's Ulterior Motives
The Superior Virtue of the Oppressed
On Being Modern-minded
An Outline of Intellectual Rubbish
The Functions of a Teacher
Ideas that have Helped Mankind
Ideas that have Harmed Mankind
Eminent Men I Have Known
Obituary
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