Russell: A Very Short Introduction

Russell: A Very Short Introduction

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Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) is one of the most famous and important philosophers of the twentieth century. In this account of his life and work A.C. Grayling introduces both his technical contributions to logic and philosophy, and his wide-ranging views on education, politics, war, and sexual morality. Russell is credited with being one of the prime movers of Analytic Philosophy, and with having played a part in the revolution in social attitudes witnessed throughout the twentieth-century world. This introduction gives a clear survey of Russell's achievements across their whole range.

ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780192802583
BY (AUTHOR) Grayling, A. C.
PUBLISHER : Oxford University Press PUBLICATION DATE : February 21, 2002
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Oxford University Press
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 174 mm x 113 mm
WEIGHT : 144 g
SERIES : Very Short Introductions

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Biography, Literature & Literary studies
Philosophy & Religion
DESCRIPTION :
Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) is one of the most famous and important philosophers of the twentieth century. In this account of his life and work A.C. Grayling introduces both his technical contributions to logic and philosophy, and his wide-ranging views on education, politics, war, and sexual morality. Russell is credited with being one of the prime movers of Analytic Philosophy, and with having played a part in the revolution in social attitudes witnessed throughout the twentieth-century world. This introduction gives a clear survey of Russell's achievements across their whole range.

ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780192802583
BY (AUTHOR) Grayling, A. C.
PUBLISHER : Oxford University Press PUBLICATION DATE : February 21, 2002
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Oxford University Press
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 174 mm x 113 mm
WEIGHT : 144 g
SERIES : Very Short Introductions

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Biography, Literature & Literary studies
Philosophy & Religion