With the Doomsday Clock inching closer to midnight, please join us for a discussion about Russell, Pugwash, and Nuclear Weapons. Jointly Sponsored by the Bertrand Russell Society and Pugwash, the speakers are Tony Simpson (BRS), Andrew Bone (BRS), and David Ellwood (Pugwash). The discussion will be held over Zoom on Saturday, February 11th at 1 PM … Continue reading Russelliana: 90 seconds to midnight – Russell, Pugwash and Nuclear Weapons
Theme: Russell in the Jazz Age The Bertrand Russell Society will hold its annual meeting from Friday, June 16 to Sunday, June 18, 2023, at the University of Iowa, in Iowa City. The Bertrand Russell Society is an international non-profit scholarly organization dedicated to the life, work, and causes of the philosopher Bertrand Russell (May … Continue reading Call for Papers: 2023 Meeting
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