CFA: The workshop organizers invite abstract submissions for the upcoming online workshop, “Russell and Women.” Abstracts are due on or before 31 October 2020. ...
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
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
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”
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!
On Saturday, January 9th, 3pm EST (please adjust for your local time zone), we will have Andrew Bone (Bertrand Russell Research Centre) for a book launch event celebrating the publication of The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell, Volume 26: Cold War Fears and Hopes, 1950-52. The book is available for pre-order from Routledge here. The … Continue reading Online event (Jan. 9): Andrew Bone (McMaster U. BR Research Centre) book launch event for CPBR Vol. 26
This Saturday, December 12th, at 3 pm EST (please adjust for your time zone), we are delighted to have Tony Simpson (Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation and Spokesman Books) discuss the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons recently was adopted by its 50th country. It will … Continue reading Online event (Dec. 12): Tony Simpson (BR Peace Foundation and Spokesman Books) on the new Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons