Bertrand Russell Bundle: Bertrand Russell's Best (Routledge by Bertrand Russell

By Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Russell was once considered as one of many 20th century’s maximum minds. popular for his profound wisdom and arguable method of a myriad of other matters and matters, his prolific works additionally exhibited nice highbrow wit and humour. Bertrand Russell’s most sensible is a suite of Russell’s wittiest and so much stinky writings. First released in 1958, this delightfully humorous and wonderful booklet is a notable testomony to the striking lifestyles, paintings and wit of Bertrand Russell.

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Philosophy. I. Title. R91E4 2009 082—dc22 ISBN 0-203-87545-1 Master e-book ISBN ISBN10: 0-415-47358-6 (pbk) ISBN13: 978-0-415-47358-3 (pbk) ISBN10: 0-203-87545-1 (Print Edition) (ebk) ISBN13: 978-0-203-87545-2 (Print Edition) (ebk) Page v CONTENTS PREFACE BY BERTRAND RUSSELL vi PREFACE BY THE EDITOR vii INTRODUCTION ix MEANING OF SYMBOLS xiv 1 Psychology 1 2 Religion 17 3 Sex and Marriage 39 4 Education 56 5 Politics 77 6 Ethics 97 EPILOGUE 126 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 127 Page vi PREFACE BY BERTRAND RUSSELL TO BERTRAND RUSSELL’S BEST It is pleasant news that Professor Egner is publishing a revision of the book Bertrand Russell’s Best.

We are white; and therefore God cursed Ham and his descendants who were black. We are Protestant or Catholic, as the case may be; therefore Catholics or Protestants, as Page 8 the case may be, are an abomination. We are male; and therefore women are unreasonable; or female; and therefore men are brutes. We are Easterners; and therefore the West is wild and woolly; or Westerners, and therefore the East is effete. We work with our brains; and therefore it is the educated classes that are important; or we work with our hands; and therefore manual labour alone gives dignity.

We are Protestant or Catholic, as the case may be; therefore Catholics or Protestants, as Page 8 the case may be, are an abomination. We are male; and therefore women are unreasonable; or female; and therefore men are brutes. We are Easterners; and therefore the West is wild and woolly; or Westerners, and therefore the East is effete. We work with our brains; and therefore it is the educated classes that are important; or we work with our hands; and therefore manual labour alone gives dignity. Finally, and above all, we each have one merit which is entirely unique: we are Ourself.

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