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“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

From the Archives: “The Bertrand Russell Society Urges President Obama to Go for Broke in Eliminating Nukes”

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”