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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. Edward Scribner Ames (1931). Book Review:The Conquest of Happiness. Bertrand Russell. [REVIEW] Ethics 41 (3):380-.
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  22. 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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  23. J. Anderson (1992). “Preface,”. Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 74 (1):95-96.
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  24. I. H. Anellis (1987). Bertrand Russell's Theory of Numbers, 1896–1898. Epistemologia 10 (2):303-322.
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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. Irving H. Anellis (1992). A. S. Kolesnikov, "Filosofija Bertrana Rassela". [REVIEW] Russell 12 (1):105.
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  30. Irving H. Anellis (1987). Russell and Engels: Two Approaches to a Hegelian Philosophy of Mathematics. Philosophia Mathematica (2):151-179.
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  31. Irving H. Anellis (1987). Russell's Earliest Interpretation of Cantorian Set Theory, 1896–1900. Philosophia Mathematica (1):1-31.
  32. Leslie Armour (1979). Russell, McTaggart, and “I”. Idealistic Studies 9 (1):66-76.
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  33. Richard J. Arneson (1984). Book Review:Collective Action. Russell Hardin. [REVIEW] Ethics 94 (2):336-.
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  34. Alejandro Guevara Arroyo (2011). Las religiones a juicio y Bertrand Russell de fiscal. Revista de Filosofía de la Universidad de Costa Rica 49 (126):75-87.
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  35. Richard T. W. Arthur (1989). Russell's Conundrum: On the Relation of Leibniz's Monads to the Continuum in An Intimate Relation. Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science. Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science 116:171-201.
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  36. Jamin Asay (2013). The Primitivist Theory of Truth. Cambridge University Press.
    Jamin Asay's book offers a fresh and daring perspective on the age-old question 'What is truth?', with a comprehensive articulation and defence of primitivism, the view that truth is a fundamental and indefinable concept. Often associated with Frege and the early Russell and Moore, primitivism has been largely absent from the larger conversation surrounding the nature of truth. Asay defends primitivism by drawing on a range of arguments from metaphysics, philosophy of language and philosophy of logic, and navigates between correspondence (...)
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  37. Robin Attfield & Andrew Belsey (1994). Preface. Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 36.
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  38. Robert Audi (1986). Preface. Theory and Decision 20 (3):205.
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  39. James W. Austin (1978). Russell's Cryptic Response to Strawson. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 38 (4):531-537.
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  40. Iep Author, Russell, Bertrand: Ethics.
    Bertrand Russell: Ethics This article confines itself to Bertrand Russell’s conversion from ethical cognitivism (similar to G. E. Moore) to ethical non-cognitivism (similar to Ayer). Russell’s conversion is not only historically important, as it contributes to the rise of metaethics, but it also clarifies the central issues between cognitivism and non-cognitivism. Traditionally, ethics has been […].
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  41. A. J. Ayer (2004). Bertrand Russell and G.E. Moore the Analytical Heritage. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
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  42. A. J. Ayer (1988). The Tenability of Russell's Early Philosophy. Russell 8 (1):232.
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  43. A. J. Ayer (1988). Bertrand Russell. University of Chicago Press.
    . I find it impossible to imagine that this book will not remain indefinitely the very best book of its sort."—Review of Metaphysics "The confrontation or conjunction of Ayer and Russell is a notable event and has produced a remarkable ...
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  44. A. J. Ayer (1974). Russell. Woburn Press.
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  45. A. J. Ayer (1971). Russell and Moore. Cambridge,Harvard University Press.
  46. A. J. Ayer (1937). On the Scope of Empirical Knowledge. A Rejoinder to Bertrand Russell. Erkenntnis 7 (1):267-274.
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  47. A. J. Ayer & British Academy (1972). Bertrand Russell as a Philosopher. Oxford University Press.
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  48. A. J. Ayer, Ralph Schoenman & Bertrand Russell (1967). Bertrand Russell Philosopher of the Century : Essays in His Honour. Allen & Unwin.
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  49. Alfred J. Ayer (1972). An Appraisal of Bertrand Russell's Philosophy'. In David Francis Pears (ed.), Bertrand Russell. Garden City, N.Y.,Anchor Books. 6.
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  50. R. J. B. (1963). The Basic Writings of Bertrand Russell. Review of Metaphysics 17 (1):153-153.
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