Bertrand Russell's Dialogue with His Contemporaries by Elizabeth Ramsden Eames

By Elizabeth Ramsden Eames

First released in 1989, this publication considers Bertrand Russell’s philosophy via his correspondence with others. certainly, his exchanges along with his elders in philosophy, together with his contemporaries, and with one in all his most eminent students are dropped at existence during this sensible exposition: meticulously documented earlier than being judged with perception and sympathy, in addition to impartiality. Elizabeth Ramsden Eames right here explores the problems that emerged from Russell’s exchanges with sure different philosophers, and translates the ensuing reciprocal affects and reactions. The conversations offered hide topics comparable to: the character of family members; pluralism as opposed to monism; the relation of the topic and item in wisdom; the research of expertise; the definition of fact; the research of trust; and the speculation of that means. those were within the vanguard of philosophical dialogue in our time, and Russell’s discussion along with his contemporaries can provide to illumine them.

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