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Russellianum (March 27th): Collecting Russell

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 Russellianum (March 27th): Collecting Russell

Black Lives Matter: statement endorsed by the membership

We stand with those in the Black Lives Matter movement. Black lives matter. In his July 9, 1938, "The Persecution of the Jews," Bertrand Russell memorably said, "[T]he oppression of a minority by a majority is no better, except numerically, than the oppression of a majority by a minority." The longstanding, and ongoing, oppression of … Continue reading Black Lives Matter: statement endorsed by the membership

Russelliana: April 24th, 1 pm EST, Dustin Olson (University of Regina)

Our next Russelliana will take place on Saturday, April 24th, at 1 pm EST (adjust for your local time zone). The talk title is "Russellian Empiricism" and will be given by Dustin Olson (University of Regina). In the week leading up to this Russelliana, we will send around a handout and the Zoom link. The talk abstract is … Continue reading Russelliana: April 24th, 1 pm EST, Dustin Olson (University of Regina)

“It’s a busy time for Russell scholars”

Even during a pandemic that has shuttered much activity outside the home, there is a lot going on in Russell-world! See this write-up by Sonia Verma for the latest: https://dailynews.mcmaster.ca/articles/its-a-busy-time-for-bertrand-russell-scholars/?fbclid=IwAR3ggb1XVm3Q7lRgGZGJBkERknE0btudGf3yjE1FzGiUNGBe-8Kgpd6nP5I

2021 online meeting CFA: April 2nd

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

Online event (Jan. 30): James Connelly (Trent U.) book launch event, Wittgenstein’s critique of Russell’s theory of judgment

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