David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Philosophy of the Social Sciences 26 (2):247-266 (1996)
Bertrand Russell always claimed that he took part in politics not as a philosopher, but as an outraged citizen and a suffering member of the human race. This essay takes Russell at his own word and explores his untheoretical radicalism. The essay thus treats him as a latter-day Thomas Paine and engages with his views on power, property, and warfare. The implausibility of Russell's reliance on moral outrage as the fuel for radical politics is examined in a short coda on the contrast between Russell and Dewey as representatives of individualist and communitarian radicalism.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Bertrand Russell (1999). Russell on Religion: Selections From the Writings of Bertrand Russell. Routledge.
Bertrand Russell (ed.) (1973). Bertrand Russell, the Social Scientist. Bertrand Russell Supranational Society.
Paul Arthur Schilpp (1952). The Philosophy of Bertrand Russell. New York, Tudor Pub. Co..
Graham Stevens (2006). Russell's Repsychologising of the Proposition. Synthese 151 (1):99 - 124.
Gary Ostertag (2000). Russell's Modal Logic? Review of Jan Dejnožka, Bertrand Russell on Modality and Logical Relevance. Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 20 (2):165-72.
Gideon Makin (2000). The Metaphysicians of Meaning: Russell and Frege on Sense and Denotation. Routledge.
Bertrand Russell (1983). Cambridge Essays, 1888-99. G. Allen & Unwin.
James Hawthorne (1989). Giving Up Judgment Empiricism: The Bayesian Epistemology of Bertrand Russell and Grover Maxwell. In C. Wade Savage & C. Anthony Anderson (eds.), ReReading Russell: Bertrand Russell's Metaphysics and Epistemology; Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science, Volume 12. University of Minnesota Press
Ding Zijiang (2007). A Comparison of Dewey's and Russell's Influences on China. Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 6 (2):149-165.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads4 ( #383,052 of 1,699,640 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #362,609 of 1,699,640 )
How can I increase my downloads?