Russell on Religion: Selections from the Writings of Bertrand Russell - Russell on... (Paperback)
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Russell on Religion: Selections from the Writings of Bertrand Russell - Russell on... (Paperback)

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Paperback 272 Pages / Published: 09/09/1999
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Russell on Religion presents a comprehensive and accessible selection of Bertrand Russell's writing on religion and related topics from the turn of the century to the end of his life. The influence of religion pervades almost all Bertrand Russell's writings from his mathematical treatises to his early fiction. Russell contends with religion as a philosopher, as a historian, as a social critic and as a private individual. The papers in this volume are arranged chronologically for optimum coherence of the development of Russell's thinking and are divided into five main sections:

* Personal statements
* Religion and Philosophy
* Religion and Science
* Religion and Morality
* Religion and History.

Students at all levels will find this a valuable insight into Russell's thought on religion.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415180924
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 356 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 20 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Greenspan and Andersson have done an admirable job both of selecting Russell's salient writings dealing with religion, and of presenting them in an accessible and useful way."
-George Englebretsen, "Humanist in Canada
..."a wise selection from Russell's writings... including some material that, ... is hard to come by."
-"Teaching Philosophy
"[T]his is a useful classroom text, and a handy reference volume for those in the field of the study of religion....."
-"Studies in Religion

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