Bertrand Russell was born on 18th May 1872. So today is the 148th year since his birthday. Happy birthday to Lord Russell! To mark the occasion, see this excellent recollection of John Amberley on the occasion of Russell's birth (quoted from The Amberley Papers, and thanks to Spokesman Books for first posting the passage today): … Continue reading Happy 148th, Bertrand Russell!
All members of the society are invited to attend and to participate in the Bertrand Russell Society's annual meeting this 20th June 2020. Given the unique opportunity posed by holding an online meeting, which brings our costs practically to $0, all members of the public are also invited to attend. Participating in the meeting is … Continue reading BRS 2020 online meeting: free and open to the public!
Russellians will be pleased to hear that Issue #161 of our Bulletin is now available for download on our Bulletin Series page! The table of contents is given below. Michael D. Stevenson, “From the Editor’s Desk”Ray Perkins, Jr., “In Memoriam: Jack Clontz”Andrew G. Bone, “Letters and Pictures from Russell’s Australian Lecture Tour”William Bruneau, “Russell’s Letters: … Continue reading Bulletin No. 161 now online
All of us have had to make sacrifices to prevent the rapid spread of the COVID19 virus. Our efforts to fight a global pandemic just go to show how Russell's value of universal love towards humanity is more relevant than ever. In these difficult times, it is helpful to do as Russell said, "Remember your … Continue reading Reading Russell despite COVID19
Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Bertrand Russell Society 2020 Annual Meeting will be held online. Please check our website for further updates: https://bertrandrussellsociety.org/meetings/. Logistical details about how to set up your software and so forth, so as to participate in or present at the annual meeting, will be posted here: https://bertrandrussellsociety.org/meetings/logistics/. Paper abstracts … Continue reading 2020 Annual Meeting going Online: COVID-19 Update