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
We are saddened to report that one of our esteemed Bertrand Russell Society Honorary Members, Professor Elizabeth Ramsden Eames, has passed away this year. Professor Eames will be sorely missed: she contributed a great deal to Russell scholarship (e.g., her sole-authored books Bertrand Russell's Theory of Knowledge (1969) and Bertrand Russell's Dialogue with His Contemporaries … Continue reading Elizabeth Ramsden Eames (1921-2019)
The society dedicated to the great British philosopher's life and work notes Levy's political courage over decades in defending the human rights of Palestinians Amherst, Massachusetts (June 21, 2019) — The Bertrand Russell Society today bestowed its annual Bertrand Russell Society Award on Israeli journalist Gideon Levy for his decades of defending the human rights … Continue reading Israeli Journalist Gideon Levy Presented with the 2019 Bertrand Russell Society Award
We are fast approaching the annual meeting at UMass Amherst. I encourage you all to make reservations and attend! Our terrific list of papers, abstracts, and presenters is available here: https://bertrandrussellsociety.org/papers/. One can plan around the program beginning on the evening of Thursday, June 20th and ending in the afternoon of Saturday, June 22nd. The … Continue reading 2019 Annual Meeting: Reminders and Papers!
It is renewal draw time! Members that renew or gift memberships for 2019 before January 1st will be entered into a drawing for a copy of The Philosophy of Logical Atomism: A Centenary Reappraisal. Rumor has it that the editors might autograph the copy, too. Renewals may be completed here: https://bertrandrussellsociety.org/renew/ Why Renew? Why should … Continue reading 2019 Renewal Draw!