Our next Russelliana will take place on Saturday, April 24th, at 1 pm EST (adjust for your local time zone). The talk title is "Russellian Empiricism" and will be given by Dustin Olson (University of Regina). In the week leading up to this Russelliana, we will send around a handout and the Zoom link. The talk abstract is … Continue reading Russelliana: April 24th, 1 pm EST, Dustin Olson (University of Regina)
Even during a pandemic that has shuttered much activity outside the home, there is a lot going on in Russell-world! See this write-up by Sonia Verma for the latest: https://dailynews.mcmaster.ca/articles/its-a-busy-time-for-bertrand-russell-scholars/?fbclid=IwAR3ggb1XVm3Q7lRgGZGJBkERknE0btudGf3yjE1FzGiUNGBe-8Kgpd6nP5I
At its 2016 annual meeting, the Bertrand Russell Society, a group of scholars and admirers of the late Bertrand Russell (1872-1970), a Nobel Prize winner, logician, philosopher, and social activist who advocated against nuclear weapons, has urged President Obama to intensify his activity during the remainder of his term, and to fulfill his 2009 pledge … Continue reading From the Archives: “The Bertrand Russell Society Urges President Obama to Go for Broke in Eliminating Nukes”
Today we have another episode of Bertrand Russell Society honorary members in the news: Tariq Ali was an original member of the Russell-Sarte War Crimes Tribunal on U.S. involvement in Vietnam. According to openDemocracy, Ali is now involved in a citizens tribunal styling itself after the original Russell-Sartre War Crimes Tribunal. The stated objective of … Continue reading BRS Honorary members in the news: Tariq Ali involved in the Belmarsh Tribunal
CFA: The workshop organizers invite abstract submissions for the upcoming online workshop, “Russell and Women.” Abstracts are due on or before 31 October 2020. ...