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Russell: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) [Paperback]

By A. C. Grayling (Author)
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Item description for Russell: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by A. C. Grayling...

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.

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Studio: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages   147
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.04" Width: 4.54" Height: 0.47"
Weight:   0.35 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   May 16, 2002
Publisher   Oxford University Press
ISBN  0192802585  
ISBN13  9780192802583  


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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! A. C. Grayling is a professor of philosophy at Birkbeck College, University of London. He is the author of the acclaimed Among the Dead Cities, Descartes, Toward the Light of Liberty, Meditations for the Humanist, and Thinking of Answers. A fellow of the World Economic Forum and past chairman of the human rights organization June Fourth, he contributes frequently to the Times (London), the Financial Times, the Economist, the New Statesman, and Prospect. He lives in London.

A. C. Grayling currently resides in London. A. C. Grayling has an academic affiliation as follows - Birkbeck College, University of London University of London University.

A. C. Grayling has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Very Short Introductions
  2. Vices and Virtues


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1Books > Subjects > Biographies & Memoirs > Professionals & Academics > Philosophers
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A Good survey of Russel's Work  Jun 8, 2003
Grayling has achieved a good survey of Russel's Work in the realm of logic and philosophy as well as his contributions to social, moral, political and educational debates. The selling point for me is the fact that he does it with so much brevity and crispness. Without going into the gory details of his philosophical and logical ideas, Grayling still strikes a good balance and makes for some intersting reading.

Highly recommended for people who'd like a quick introduction to Russel.

 
An elegant and marvellously readable account  Oct 9, 1998
Bertrand Russell thought and wrote about many things from highly technical logic to popular questions of politics and education. In the lucid, elegant and beautifully accurate prose for which he is well known (see his other books and his writings for the Financial Times Book Review, Prospect magazine, and elsewhere), the British philosopher A. C. Grayling gives a concise survey of Russell's entire range of thought. In the biographical first chapter Russell's life and works are summarised; in the next two chapters his achievements in logic, the philosophy of mathematics, and general philosophy are described with succinctness and clarity; and in the final chapters his popular and political thought is explained, ending with an assessment of his achievement as one of the century's greatest thinkers. Because Russell is a founding figure in analytic philosophy, an understanding of his work provides an introduction to contemporary debates in philosophy also, so this little book is not only a highly pleasurable "good read", but an education in the basics of philosophy.
 

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