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Bertrand Russell: obras detalladas
I don’t know if I could sit down and read a bunch in a row. He goes after dogmatism, religious and secular.
This is kind of like common sense to some, or utter bullshit and the kind of thinking that is wrong with this dirty humanist infected nation of ours to others. In this volume of essays Ensayps 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. Such ideas would include egalitarianism and the malleability of human nature. AmazonGlobal Ship Russelll Internationally.
Dec 27, Prasad GR rated it it was amazing. He predict wrong things about word. Who could have imagined that these quotes would be as relevant today as they were sixty odd years ago? Let’s quote from passages that Russell wrote when the Nazi legacy was still a recent memory and the dangers of authoritarian populism were fresh in everyone’s thoughts.
Unpopular Essays by Bertrand Russell
Good, diverse collection of essays. A case can be made that all Russell had wrong was the issue. Perhaps in his dedication to empiricism he’s not entirely sure of beftrand of his own beliefs, but he believes that some ideas are certain enough to be very useful, and ought to be defended with conviction.
On The gulf between Bertrand Russell’s serious and popular writing about philosophy seems particularly wide; I have never undertaken the Principia Mathematica and might do well to admit to myself that I never will. To be fair whenever I see a picture of that fat fuck Rush Limbaugh or the used car salesman smile of Joel Olsteen I think similar things, just looking at this how could you trust anything these people say. He even includes a self written draft of his own obituary.
The system must be built up as a grand alliance and if there’s any state that wants to retain its sovereignty but stands no chance against the alliance, then it honestly ought to be invaded for the enwayos of mankind.
imlopulares This work contains 10 essays written between andwith the common theme being the pernicious impact of dogmatic, unsupportable beliefs. Some of his ideas and opinions are outdated and history has proved them wrong, but he’s sharp and thoughtful.
If one is already a skeptical humanist as Russell most surely was by the time he collected these essays you’re in the choir for his well reasoned but also well thread thoughts on things such as science, religion and the like.
People who are vigorous and brutal often find war ensyaos, provided that it is a victorious war and that there is not too much interference with rape and plunder.
Jan 29, Bob rated it really liked it. Sometimes its difficult but necessary to buck the general consensus and the popular viewpoint.
The world changed a lot in the period these essays were written, the bfrtrand and s, yet there’s still a lot of thematic unity here, the content being very relevant even up until the present day. This is a great help in persuading people that wars are righteous.
Bertrand Russell was right about many things.
Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Three stars because of Russell’s way of pointing out the importance sticking to your guns, keeping your dignity, and saying what you mean, popular or not. Russell’s concern in these essays is how are we going to survive as a planet.
Jun 23, Slim Khezri rated it it was amazing. All that passes for knowledge can be arranged in ensagos hierarchy of degrees of certainty, with arithmetic and the facts of perception at the top. Although he was usually regarded as English, as he spent the majority of his life in Ensayoe, he was born in Wales, where he also died.
Nov 18, Wsm added it Shelves: Mar 10, Andrew Macfarlane rated it it was amazing Shelves: Dec 01, E Sweetman rated it liked it Recommends it for: Paperbackpages. Mar 22, Mark rated it liked it. A few days ago I stumbled upon his works again but was unable to find it anywhere.