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Russelliana: “Russell’s Response to the Newman Objection Reconsidered” with Moisés Macías Bustos (UMASS / UNAM)

We are very pleased to announce that we will have our sixth Russelliana series talk given by Moisés Macías Bustos (UMASS / UNAM) on Sunday, September 12th at 2 pm Eastern Daylight Time / 1 pm Central Daylight Time (adjust for your local time zone). The event is open to the public: all are welcome! … Continue reading Russelliana: “Russell’s Response to the Newman Objection Reconsidered” with Moisés Macías Bustos (UMASS / UNAM)

Russelliana: G.H. Hardy’s copy of Principia Mathematica with Bernard Linsky (U. Alberta)

We are very pleased to announce that we will have our fifth Russelliana series talk given by Bernard Linsky (University of Alberta) on Saturday, June 12th at 2 pm Eastern Time / 12 pm Mountain Time (adjust for your local time zone). The event is open to the public: all are welcome! Please register here … Continue reading Russelliana: G.H. Hardy’s copy of Principia Mathematica with Bernard Linsky (U. Alberta)

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)

Russelliana (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 Russelliana (March 27th): Collecting Russell

“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