Books tagged: bertrand russell

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Talking with Leaders of the Past
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,170. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
Fifteen famous leaders, at Home on the Other Side, talk with Peter Watson Jenkins expertly channeled by Toni Ann Winninger. The leaders are : Adolf Hitler, Albert Einstein, Andrew Carnegie, Bertrand Russell, Carl Jung, Charles Darwin, Dwight Moody, Eleanor Roosevelt, Florence Nightingale, Mahatma Gandhi, Margaret Sanger, Oscar Wilde,Pope John XXIII, William James, and Winston Churchill.
Why I am Not a Hindu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Inspired by Bertrand Russell's "Why I Am Not a Christian", which the author, Dr. Ramendra admired, and M. K. Gandhi's "Why I Am a Hindu", with which he disagreed; the author explains why he is not a Hindu by conviction, though he is a Hindu by birth. "Why I Am Not a Hindu" has been published in print edition in 1993,1995 and 2011. It has been translated into Hindi, Oriya and Malayalam.
The Ethical Philosophy of Bertrand Russell
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Based on full length book of the same title. A critical exposition of the ethical philosophy of Bertrand Russell. Traces the development of Russell's ethical ideas from cognitivism (similar to G. E. Moore) to non-cognitivism (similar to A.J.Ayer).Concludes with author, Dr. Ramendra's critical comments on Russell's ethical ideas.(This is the second revised and expanded version of the ebook.)
সমাজে বিজ্ঞানের প্রভাব [Impact of Science on Society]
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,840. Language: Bengali. Published: January 27, 2012 by cmsMonkey. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The Impact of Science on Society is a great book by Bertrand Russell. This book is now in Bengali, translated by Suhreed Sarkar.
A Life in the Academy
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 263,750. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A delightful journey that takes the author from his second year of life to his seventy-fourth. Along the way, Wolff gives us an inside look at Harvard, the University of Chicago, Columbia, the University of Massachusetts, and a variety of other institutions of higher learning in the United States and South Africa.
Propositions and Facts in the Early Philosophy of Bertrand Russell
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 68,300. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Language, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
This book discusses Russell’s difficulties with the notions of proposition, propositional function, and (somewhat later) fact, particularly the role of propositions in Russell’s philosophy and in Russell’s reasons for thinking propositions unnecessary, and, in fact, an unwelcome addition to ontology.
The Good Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology
This article describes my view of what comprises “the good life,” along with some comments on how to achieve it. The article compares my views to those of Bertrand Russell. In Russell’s view, “The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.” In my view, “The good life is inspired by desire, guided by love, and facilitated (enabled) by knowledge.”
Walter Mepham
Price: Free! Words: 27,320. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Personal family histories intermingle with scenes of life before, during and beyond The Great War, the First World War 1914-18, to present day conflict across the globe in the 21st century. Decisions to be made to fight or not to fight, to kill, or be killed. The role of political, religious and military leaders, and the populations they send to war, the inglorious, and tragic consequences of war.