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Summary Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) is widely considered one of the most important British philosophers of the 20th Century, and one of the principal founders of analytic philosophy. He is known for advocating the use of symbolic logic in philosophical studies, inspired by his own investigations into the foundations of mathematics and advocacy of logicism, the thesis that mathematical truths are logical truths. Russell is known for his work in the theory of meaning, especially his theory of definite and indefinite descriptions, his use of an analytical philosophical methodology, his advocacy of a stark realist metaphysics, and his arguments in favor of universals. He also wrote widely on other areas of philosophy, including epistemology, ethics and even the history of philosophy.
Key works Russell's first major philosophical work, The Principles of Mathematics (Russell 1903), introduced not just his logicist views in the philosophy of mathematics, but a general analytic metaphysics and philosophical logic. Its project came to fruition in the three volume Russell & Whitehead 1925 (first edition 1910–1913) in which symbolic logic is used to derive the basic principles of mathematics. Russell’s famous article “On Denoting” (Russell 1905) introduced his theory of descriptions. His views on other philosophical matters are explored in works such as The Problems of Philosophy (Russell 1912), Our Knowledge of the External World (Russell 1914), The Philosophy of Logical Atomism (Russell 1985), The Analysis of Mind (Russell 1921), The Analysis of Matter (Russell 1927), An Outline of Philosophy (Russell 2009), and Human Knowledge: Its Scope and Limits (Russell 2009).
Introductions Landini 2010; Irvine 2008; Griffin 2003; Pears 1972; Ayer 1974.
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  1. Russell L. Ackoff (1949). An Educational Program for the Philosophy of Science. Philosophy of Science 16 (2):154-157.
  2. Russell L. Ackoff (1949). On a Science of Ethics. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 9 (4):663-672.
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  3. Russell L. Ackoff (1948). Discussion. Philosophy of Science 15 (2):116-117.
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  4. Russell L. Ackoff (1946). Towards an Interpretation of Contemporary Philosophy. Philosophy of Science 13 (2):131-136.
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  5. Russell L. Ackoff & Sheldon Rovin (2006). On the Ethical Use of Power and Political Behavior to Lead Systemic Change. In Francis M. Duffy (ed.), Power, Politics, and Ethics in School Districts: Dynamic Leadership for Systemic Change. Rowman & Littlefield Education
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  6. H. B. Acton (1954). RUSSELL, Human Society in Ethics and Politics. [REVIEW] Hibbert Journal 53:301.
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  7. Joseph Agassi (1994). Wayne A. Patterson, Bertrand Russell's Philosophy of Logical Atomism Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 14 (1):44-45.
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  8. Joseph Agassi (1994). Wayne A. Patterson, Bertrand Russell's Philosophy of Logical Atomism. [REVIEW] Philosophy in Review 14:44-45.
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  9. Joseph Agassi (1974). Preface. Synthese 29 (1/4):1.
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  10. Mafizuddin Ahmed (1989). Bertrand Russell's Neutral Monism. Mittal Publications.
  11. Henry David Aiken (1946). Mr. Demos and the Dogmatism of Mr. Russell. Journal of Philosophy 43 (8):214-217.
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  12. Lillian Woodworth Aiken (1963). Bertrand Russell's Philosophy of Morals. New York, Humanities Press.
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  13. I. Aimonetto (1988). The Foundations of the Goedel Theorem-From Peano to Frege and Russell. Filosofia 39 (3):231-249.
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  14. Kenneth John Aitken (2014). Could Bertrand Russell's Barber Have Bitten His Own Teeth? A Problem of Logic and Definitions. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 37 (4):416-417.
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  15. Thomas Akehurst (2013). Bertrand Russell Stalks the Nazis. Philosophy Now 97:20-22.
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  16. J. Alberto Coffa (1980). Russell as a Platonic Dialogue: The Matter of Denoting. Synthese 45 (1):43-70.
    At first russell thought (p) that whatever a proposition is about must be a constituent of it. Then, Around 1900, He discovered denoting concepts and realized that a proposition could be about something and have only its denoting concept as constituent. However, A number of remarks that he made through the years can only be understood as inspired by (p). In particular, The arguments offered in "on denoting" against the doctrine of denotation of "principles" are grounded on (p).
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  17. John Aldrich (1981). Book Review:Collective Decision Making: Applications From Public Choice Theory. Clifford S. Russell. [REVIEW] Ethics 92 (1):164-.
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  18. Russell Aldwinckle, Eugene Thomas Long, Brendan E. A. Liddell & John Howie (1983). Book Reviews. [REVIEW] International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 14 (4):253-256.
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  19. H. G. Alexander Aphrodisiensis (2008). Preface. In Alexander Aphrodisiensis, "de Anima Libri Mantissa": A New Edition of the Greek Text with Introduction and Commentary. De Gruyter
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  20. James W. Allard (1998). Ray Monk and Anthony Palmer (Editors): Bertrand Russell and the Origins of Analytical Philosophy: Thoemmes Press. 1996; Pp. Xvi+ 383. [REVIEW] Philosophical Investigations 21 (3).
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  21. Stephen Alpert (1973). Aesthetics and Logical Atomism. Russell 10:12.
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  22. Vitorino De Sousa Alves (1972). Bertrand Russell e a sua Crítica Analítica. Revista Portuguesa de Filosofia 28 (4):490 - 525.
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  23. Edward Scribner Ames (1931). Book Review:The Conquest of Happiness. Bertrand Russell. [REVIEW] Ethics 41 (3):380-.
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  24. Fatema Amijee (2013). The Role of Attention in Russell's Theory of Knowledge. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 21 (6):1175-1193.
    In his Problems of Philosophy, Bertrand Russell distinguished knowledge by acquaintance and knowledge of truths. This paper argues for a new interpretation of the relationship between these two species of knowledge. I argue that knowledge by acquaintance of an object neither suffices for knowledge that one is acquainted with the object, nor puts a subject in a position to know that she is acquainted with the object. These conclusions emerge from a thorough examination of the central role played by attention (...)
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  25. J. Anderson (1992). “Preface,”. Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 74 (1):95-96.
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  26. Stefan Andersson (unknown). Review of Ray Monk, Russell: Mathematics: Dreams and Nightmares. [REVIEW] Russell 18 (2).
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  27. Stefan Andersson (unknown). Review of Øystein Hide, Ed., Bertrand Russell Om Krig, Fred Og Pasifisme [Bertrand Russell on War, Peace and Pacifism]. [REVIEW] Russell 26 (2).
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  28. Stefan Andersson (unknown). Review of Laura Slot, Consistency and Change in Bertrand Russell’s Attitude Towards War. [REVIEW] Russell 29 (2).
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  29. Stefan Andersson (2010). Kenneth Sidney Coates, 1930–2010. Russell 30 (1).
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  30. Stefan Andersson (2010). Russell Revisited: Critical Reflections on the Thought of Bertrand Russell. [REVIEW] Russell 30 (1).
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  31. Stefan Andersson (2006). Review of Nicholas Griffin, Ed., Assisted by Alison Roberts Miculan, The Selected Letters of Bertrand Russell, Vol. 2: The Public Years, 1914–1970. [REVIEW] Russell 26 (1).
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  32. Stefan Andersson (2005). Review of Svante Nordin, Ingemar Hedenius. [REVIEW] Russell 25 (1).
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  33. Stefan Andersson (2003). Review of Dave Robinson and Judy Groves, Introducing Bertrand Russell. [REVIEW] Russell 23 (1).
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  34. Stefan Andersson (2002). Review of Arthur Jay Klinghoffer and Judith Apter Klinghoffer, International Citizens' Tribunals. [REVIEW] Russell 22 (1).
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  35. Stefan Andersson (2000). Review of Gunnar Fredriksson, Wittgenstein; Svante Nordin, Filosofernas Krig. [REVIEW] Russell 20 (1).
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  36. Stefan Andersson (1997). Review of Philip Ironside, The Social and Political Thought of Bertrand Russell. [REVIEW] Russell 17 (1).
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  37. Stefan Andersson (1994). In Quest of Certainty Bertrand Russell's Search for Certainty in Religion and Mathematics Up to 'the Principles of Mathematics'. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
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  38. Stefan Andersson (1993). Religion in the Russell Family. Russell 13 (2):117.
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  39. Stefan Andersson (1990). Al Seckel, Ed., "Bertrand Russell on Ethics, Sex and Marriage". [REVIEW] Russell 10 (2):178.
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  40. Stefan Andersson (1990). Editor's Notes. Russell 4:98.
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  41. Stefan Andersson (1989). Al Seckel, Ed., "Bertrand Russell on God and Religion". [REVIEW] Russell 9 (1):95.
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  42. Stefan Andersson (1987). A Secondary Religious Bibliography. Russell 7 (2):147.
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  43. Stefan Andersson (1985). Gunnar Fredriksson, "Bertrand Russell: En Intellektuell I Politiken". [REVIEW] Russell 5 (2):169.
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  44. Stefan Andersson (1978). Review of "Bertrand Russells Himmelsfärd". [REVIEW] Russell 29:93.
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  45. I. H. Anellis (1987). Bertrand Russell's Theory of Numbers, 1896–1898. Epistemologia 10 (2):303-322.
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  46. Irving Anellis (unknown). Review of Dov M. Gabbay and John Woods, Eds., Logic From Russell to Church, and Leila Haaparanta, Ed., The Development of Modern Logic. [REVIEW] Russell 29 (2).
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  47. Irving Anellis (2011). Did Principia Mathematica Precipitate a ‘Fregean Revolution’? Russell 31 (1).
    I begin by asking whether there was a Fregean revolution in logic, and, if so, in what did it consist. I then ask whether, and if so, to what extent, Russell played a decisive role in carrying through the Fregean revolution, and, if so, how. A subsidiary question is whether it was primarily the influence of The Principles of Mathematics or Principia Mathematica, or perhaps both, that stimulated and helped consummate the Fregean revolution. Finally, I examine cases in which logicians (...)
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  48. Irving Anellis (2004). The Genesis of the Truth-Table Device. Russell 24 (1).
    It has been suggested that Russell and or Wittgenstein arrived at a truth-table device in or around 1912 [Shosky 1997], and that, since the history of its development is so complex, the best one can claim is that theirs may be the first identifiably ascribable example. However, Charles Peirce had, unbeknownst to most logicians of the time, already developed a truth table for binary connectives of his algebra of logic in 1902.
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  49. Irving H. Anellis (2009). Russell and His Sources for Non-Classical Logics. Logica Universalis 3 (2):153-218.
    My purpose here is purely historical. It is not an attempt to resolve the question as to whether Russell did or did not countenance nonclassical logics, and if so, which nonclassical logics, and still less to demonstrate whether he himself contributed, in any manner, to the development of nonclassical logic. Rather, I want merely to explore and insofar as possible document, whether, and to what extent, if any, Russell interacted with the various, either the various candidates or their, ideas that (...)
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  50. Irving H. Anellis (1992). A. S. Kolesnikov, "Filosofija Bertrana Rassela". [REVIEW] Russell 12 (1):105.
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