Unpopular Essays

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Taylor & Francis, Mar 2, 2009 - Philosophy - 180 pages
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A classic collection of Bertrand Russell’s more controversial works, reaffirming his staunch liberal values, Unpopular Essays is 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.

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Good, diverse collection of essays. Russell's writing style is clear and very witty, and although many may disagree with his political views or his harsh skepticism of organized religion (and his ... Read full review

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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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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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