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Russell and Shelly

A wonderful description of Russell's introduction to Shelley and a fine example of Shelley's work.

a text file 1K Benjamin W. Feb 5, 2009


Bertrand Russell's thoughts and experience relative to his wartime dismissal from Trinity College, Cambridge.

Adobe Acrobat file 2.2M Benjamin W. Aug 3, 2007


This excerpt is from Chapter 17 of Russell's book, "The Conquest of Happiness."

Adobe Acrobat file 647K Benjamin W. Aug 24, 2007

So You Want to Read Bertrand Russell

Please note that this is a draft of a work in progress by the author. Please do not cite or circulate without his permission.

Adobe Acrobat file 141K Benjamin W. Oct 3, 2007

Russell on Belief

A lecture given by Russell that is included in his 1921 book, "Analysis of Mind".

Adobe Acrobat file 1.8M Benjamin W. Nov 19, 2007


From Bertrand Russell's book, "Principles of Social Reconstruction", this chapter address the nature of "War as an Institution."

Adobe Acrobat file 1.7M Benjamin W. Jan 11, 2008


The story of the intrigue and denial of Bertrand Russell's appointment to teach at the City College of New York.

Adobe Acrobat file 1.7M Benjamin W. Feb 6, 2008

Mathematics and the Popular Mind

A paper by one of our Meetup members that discusses interesting relationships between Russell, mathematics and the movies.

Adobe Acrobat file 157K Benjamin W. Mar 24, 2008


Adobe Acrobat file 1.5M Benjamin W. May 30, 2008


Adobe Acrobat file 1.3M Benjamin W. Aug 16, 2008


Adobe Acrobat file 565K Benjamin W. Aug 16, 2008

Introduction--Who Is BR 08-07-14

This is the introduction to a new book on Bertrand Russell being written, in part, by one of our members.

Adobe Acrobat file 50K Benjamin W. Oct 8, 2008


Adobe Acrobat file 1.4M Benjamin W. Nov 20, 2008


Adobe Acrobat file 2.7M Benjamin W. Dec 7, 2008


On Interpreting the World

Adobe Acrobat file 3.3M Benjamin W. Dec 10, 2008

Philosophy and the Darwinian Legacy

Reading for the February 19, 2009 Meetup

Adobe Acrobat file 3.5M Benjamin W. Dec 10, 2008


Reading for the September 2009 Meetup. On Changing the World

Adobe Acrobat file 3.7M Benjamin W. Mar 10, 2009


Reading for Meetup of April 16, 2009

Adobe Acrobat file 693K Benjamin W. Apr 16, 2009


Reading for Meetup of 7/16/09

Adobe Acrobat file 746K Benjamin W. Jun 19, 2009


Reading for the August 20, 2009 meeting.

Adobe Acrobat file 1.2M Benjamin W. Jul 31, 2009


Reading for Meetup of 10/15/09

Adobe Acrobat file 3.5M Benjamin W. Sep 21, 2009


Reading for the November 2009 Meetup.

Adobe Acrobat file 1.0M Benjamin W. Oct 21, 2009

Humanist Community Column--November 2009

Six Degrees of Separation from Bertrand Russell. The first column written by member, Peter Stone, for the Humanist Community newsletter. A great introduction to Russell for those wanting to get to know this extraordinary man and philosopher.

Adobe Acrobat file 18K Benjamin W. Oct 30, 2009


Reading for the December 2009 meeting.

Adobe Acrobat file 917K Benjamin W. Dec 9, 2009


Comment on Russell's essay Eastern and Western Ideals of Happiness

Word file 37K A former member Mar 27, 2009

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