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
It's not too late to renew with (or join!) with the Bertrand Russell Society. Members who rejoin (or buy a gift membership for someone else, etc.) before December 31st will be entered once per membership to a renewal draw. There are actually two renewal prizes this year: 1st prize The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell, Volume … Continue reading 2020 Renewal Draw!
It is with great sadness that we note the passing of longtime BRS member, Michael Berumen, our longtime Treasurer and editor of the Bulletin. Michael was a self-proclaimed “Philosopher, businessman, juvenile delinquent, adventurer, editor, aviator, kung fu sifu, and veteran.” We are very grateful for his first encounter with Bertrand Russell's thought, on a summer … Continue reading In Memoriam: Michael Edward Sproull Berumen (1952-2020), longtime BRS member and treasurer
It is with sadness that we note the passing of our longtime BRS member, Dr. Marvin Kohl, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at State University of New York at Fredonia, where he taught for over three decades. Dr. Kohl had a deep impact on the Bertrand Russell Society, and he will be missed. Our condolences go … Continue reading In Memoriam: Marvin Kohl, 1932-2020, longtime BRS member, president, vice-president, and board chair