Social and Political Thought of Bertrand Russell by Philip Ironside
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Social and Political Thought of Bertrand Russell
By Philip Ironside

The Social and Political Thought of Bertrand Russell

The Development of an Aristocratic Liberalism

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Social and Political Thought of Bertrand Russell by Philip Ironside

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This pioneering study of Bertrand Russell's social and political thought deals with the years 1896 to 1938, and is the first book to embark on a thorough investigation of the intellectual and cultural context out of which Russell's ideas emerged. Maintaining a sympathetic but critical stance towards Russell's almost innumerable political postures, and focusing in particular on his concern with the intellectual elite, the author renders that thought both plausible and coherent by placing its development against a significant historical background. As well as giving attention to the aspects of Russell's private life which helped determine the direction of his thought, Dr Ironside undertakes an enlightening exploration of the individuals, groups and beliefs by which he was successively influenced. The result is a wide-ranging and highly original view of an important and enduring figure.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521024761
ISBN-10: 0521024765
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 16-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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A study of Russell's social and political thought in its intellectual and cultural context.

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