Unpopular Essays

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Taylor & Francis, Mar 2, 2009 - Philosophy - 180 pages
16 Reviews

A classic collection of Bertrand Russellís more controversial works, reaffirming his staunch liberal values, Unpopular Essays is one of Russellís 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.

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User Review  - Kane - Goodreads

I liked reading these essays, but a lot of it felt like standard humanism, which didn't strike me as all that provocative. Maybe I was expecting a few more bombs to be thrown here. I liked when he ... Read full review

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User Review  - Andrew Macfarlane - Goodreads

About as perfect a collection of essays as one could hope for. Laser-guided thinking, and whilst it shows its age in a few places, still makes you lament at the state of modern life, thinking and politics. Read full review

About the author (2009)

Bertrand Russell (1872-1970). The leading British Philosopher of the twentieth century, who made major contributions to the area of logic and epistemology. Politically active and habitually outspoken, his ethical principles twice lead to imprisonment.

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