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Bertrand Russell on nuclear war, peace, and language

Bertrand Russell on nuclear war, peace, and language

critical and historical essays

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Russell, Bertrand, -- 1872-1970.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Alan Schwerin ; under the auspices of the Bertrand Russell Society.
    SeriesContributions in philosophy -- no. 87.
    ContributionsSchwerin, Alan, 1953-, Bertrand Russell Society.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB1649.R94 B334 2002, B1649.R94 B334 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 144 p. ;
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18181170M
    ISBN 100313318719
    LC Control Number2002075479


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This edited collection of original essays by prominent Russell scholars focuses on the philosopher's positions on the key issues of nuclear war, peace, and language. The contributors critically assess Russell's arguments within their historical and philosophical context and show the significance and topicality that his ideas have retained to the present day, some Author: James T.

McHugh. Bertrand Russell on Nuclear War, Peace, and Language: Critical and Historical Essays (Contributions in Philosophy, Book 87) - Kindle edition by Alan Schwerin. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Written at the height of the Cold War, this volume is crucial for understanding Russell's involvement in the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and his passionate campaigning for peace.

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Contents: Introduction / Alan Schwerin --On Nuclear War and Peace --Bertrand Russell and Preventive War / Ray Perkins --Russell and the Communist-aligned Peace Movement in the Mids / Andy Bone --Russell on Happiness / Jose Idler-Acosta --On Language --Russell.

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