Nicholas Griffin's The Cambridge Companion to Bertrand Russell (Cambridge PDF

By Nicholas Griffin

ISBN-10: 0521631785

ISBN-13: 9780521631785

ISBN-10: 0521636345

ISBN-13: 9780521636346

Bertrand Russell ranks as one of many giants of twentieth-century philosophy. via his books, journalism, correspondence and political task he exerted a profound impact on glossy notion. This significant other facilities on Russell's contributions to fashionable philosophy and, for that reason, concentrates at the early a part of his profession. There are chapters on Russell's contributions to the principles of arithmetic, and on his improvement of logical equipment in philosophy and their program to such fields as epistemology, metaphysics and the philosophy of language. The highbrow historical past to his paintings is roofed, as is his engagement with such contemporaries as Frege and G. E. Moore. the ultimate bankruptcy considers Russell as an ethical thinker. New readers will locate this the best and obtainable consultant to Russell to be had. complex scholars and experts will discover a conspectus of modern advancements within the interpretation of Russell.

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