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Unpopular Essays

Unpopular Essays

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Unpopular Essays

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In this volume of essays Russell is concerned to combat, in one way or another, the growth of dogmatism, whether of the Left or of the Right, which has hitherto characterised our tragic century.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415119634
ISBN-10: 0415119634
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 16mm)
Pages: 196
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Dec-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


US Kirkus Review » A this year's Nobel prize winner writes about man, nature, civilization, science, religion, politics, superstitions, mores, God and philosophy in these eleven essays, eight of which are new. Mr. Russell is an erudite, talented and witty writer - and a controversial figure in educational circles. Here is his personal philosophy, presented, for the most part, with philosophic calm, though he takes occasional bites at Plato, Aristotle, and some more modern. His purpose- to fight the growth of dogmatism, at the base of world tragedy. A believer in empirical liberalism, and therefore in democracy, he sees a world government arrived at conceivably through force as modern man's only solution. He speculates that one of the following will occur:- (1) the end of human life; (2) a reversion to barbarism after a catastrophic dimunition of global population; (3) world government. If the latter can be achieved, a good, leisurely and satisfying life will follow. (Kirkus Reviews)

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