We are saddened to report that one of our esteemed Bertrand Russell Society Honorary Members, Professor Elizabeth Ramsden Eames, has passed away this year. Professor Eames will be sorely missed: she contributed a great deal to Russell scholarship (e.g., her sole-authored books Bertrand Russell's Theory of Knowledge (1969) and Bertrand Russell's Dialogue with His Contemporaries … Continue reading Elizabeth Ramsden Eames (1921-2019)
The society dedicated to the great British philosopher's life and work notes Levy's political courage over decades in defending the human rights of Palestinians Amherst, Massachusetts (June 21, 2019) — The Bertrand Russell Society today bestowed its annual Bertrand Russell Society Award on Israeli journalist Gideon Levy for his decades of defending the human rights … Continue reading Israeli Journalist Gideon Levy Presented with the 2019 Bertrand Russell Society Award
We are fast approaching the annual meeting at UMass Amherst. I encourage you all to make reservations and attend! Our terrific list of papers, abstracts, and presenters is available here: https://bertrandrussellsociety.org/papers/. One can plan around the program beginning on the evening of Thursday, June 20th and ending in the afternoon of Saturday, June 22nd. The … Continue reading 2019 Annual Meeting: Reminders and Papers!
We missed the anniversary by a month and a few days, but on 4 March 1919, Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy was published (see Russell's letter to Constance Malleson). A free copy of the text in various formats can be found here, thanks to our Vice President, Kevin C. Klement (UMass Amherst). A free audio book … Continue reading Centenary of IMP
Every year, the Bertrand Russell Society has an annual meeting. Any of its members is welcome to present a paper. At annual meetings, we also have a membership meeting and a board meeting to conduct Society business. The next annual meeting will be held at University of Massachusetts–Amherst on 20-22 June 2019. Folks may register … Continue reading 2019 Paper Abstracts due April 2nd