We are saddened to learn that Katharine Tait, Bertrand Russell's daughter, has passed away. As noted at the McMaster University page here, Lady Tait was one of our society's founders. We encourage those interested in Russell studies to read her illuminating autobiography, My Father, Bertrand Russell, which is available for lending through the Internet Archive.
We are very pleased to announce that we will have our sixth Russelliana series talk given by Moisés Macías Bustos (UMASS / UNAM) on Saturday, September 11th at 1 pm Eastern Daylight Time / 12 pm Central Daylight Time (adjust for your local time zone). The full paper can be downloaded on this page below. … Continue reading Russelliana: “Russell’s Response to the Newman Objection Reconsidered” with Moisés Macías Bustos (UMASS / UNAM)
A “Russelliana” discussion: “Collecting Russell” will be held online on Saturday, March 27 at 2pm EST. Many of us in the BRS have collected books and pamphlets by Russell, including the volumes to date of the Collected Papers (CPBR). This online discussion will deal with any and all aspects of collecting Russell: first editions and … Continue reading Russelliana (March 27th): Collecting Russell
The Bertrand Russell Society (BRS), an international organization of those interested in and dedicated to the philosopher Bertrand Russell’s life, works, and causes, will hold its annual meeting online via Zoom on Friday, June 18 and Saturday, June 19, 2021. This is in place of an on-ground meeting, made impossible due to the continuing covid-19 … Continue reading 2021 online meeting CFA: April 2nd
On Saturday, January 30th, at 3 pm EST (please adjust for your time zone), we will have James Connelly (Trent University) for a book launch event celebrating the imminent publication of his book on Wittgenstein's critique of Russell's multiple-relation theory of judgment. The book is available for pre-order from PUBLISHER here. The event will be … Continue reading Online event (Jan. 30): James Connelly (Trent U.) book launch event, Wittgenstein’s critique of Russell’s theory of judgment