From the Archives: “The Bertrand Russell Society Urges President Obama to Go for Broke in Eliminating Nukes”

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”

CFA: 2021 annual meeting

The Bertrand Russell Society (BRS), an international organization dedicated to the memory of the philosopher Bertrand Russell, will hold its annual meeting at the Central Connecticut State University, from Friday, June 18 to Sunday, June 20, 2021. If COVID restrictions are still in force at that time (as they seem likely to be), then the … Continue reading CFA: 2021 annual meeting

Free Online Event: The Russell–Teller Debate

Topic Nuclear Weapons and WarTime Sep 26, 2020 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)Location Online, by Zoom - register here for the link As a follow-up to our successful online BRS meeting in June, we decided to have online events between annual meetings as well. The first such event will be held Saturday, Sept. … Continue reading Free Online Event: The Russell–Teller Debate

Happy 148th, Bertrand Russell!

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!