Bertrand Russell

The Problems of Philosophy


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The Problems of Philosophy is one of Bertrand Russell's attempts to create a brief and accessible guide to the problems of philosophy. Focus…

Proposed Roads to Freedom


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Bertrand Russell, 3rd Earl Russell (1872 – 1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, political activist and Nobel laureate. …

The Analysis of Mind


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A neat work on philosophy of mind by the 20th century analytic philosopher Bertrand Russell. (Summary by sidhu177)

Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy


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Bertrand Russell wrote 'Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy' while imprisoned for protesting Britain's involvement in World War I. Russe…

Our Knowledge of the External World: As a Field for Scientific Method in Philos…


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Bertrand Russell gave the Lowell Lectures in March and April of 1914; these lectures produced 'Our Knowledge of the External World'. Russell…

Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays


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This anthology collects a number of fascinating strands of Bertrand Russell's thought. "Mathematics and the Metaphysicians" detail…

The Philosophy of Logical Atomism


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'The Philosophy of Logical Atomism' is a series of lectures by Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) that touches on numerous topics, including the n…

The Problems of Philosophy


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This 1912 book remains among the most widely-used and well-written introductions to philosophy in English. It was aimed to be an accessible …

The Problem of China


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In 1920-21 Bertrand Russell lived and taught in Peking (Beijing), publishing this book on his return to England. In 1920 he had visited Bols…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 002


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A collection of ten short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches and reports included in this collection were independ…

Political Ideals


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This is a book by the famous 20th century British philosopher Bertrand Russell on Political Ideals. It was written during the course of Worl…

On Propositions: What They Are and How They Mean


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In this piece, Bertrand Russell offers an account of propositions. This essay has been widely regarded as a turning point in Russell's thoug…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 009


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A collection of fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches, news items and reports included in these collecti…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 045


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Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include ancient Greek thinkers--Parmenides…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 040


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Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include a murder during the Yukon gold rus…

1912: Short Works Collection


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This is a collection of public domain works either published in 1912, or written in 1912 and published before 1923. The accent is on non-fic…

United Kingdom House of Lords Speeches Collection


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This collection comprises recordings of seven historic speeches given to the UK House of Lords between 1641 and 1945. Readings are of speech…

Modern Essays


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Thirty three essays by more or less well-known authors of Britain, the United States, and Canada, each fronted by an introductory paragraph.…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 051


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Seventeen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include philosophy--Bertrand Russell, Spi…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 048


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Fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include philosophy and thought--Phtah-Hotep…