Past Meetup

Discussion: Bertrand Russell (Rick Lewis)

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"Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so." Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970), outspoken British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, and social critic certainly avoided this mistake. His ideas made a great impact in a number of academic fields. He was also a prominent anti-war activist; being imprisoned for his pacifism during World War I. In 1950 Russell was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "in recognition of his varied and significant writings in which he champions humanitarian ideals and freedom of thought."

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