Robert Crawford: Young Eliot
Their son, desperate to lose his virginity, had got into bed, literally, with a flighty woman who was often ill, neurotic, and, almost immediately, unfaithful with Bertrand Russell. It is a story reeking of melodrama which was to have a far-reaching ...
Revisiting Conquest Democracy
The Island.lk (subscription)
To illustrate my point I chose a hilarious example, culled from somewhere in the voluminous writings of Bertrand Russell. An East European Government in the inter-War years decided to practice democracy and accordingly held free and fair elections.
Missing links in the consciousness debate
Mary Midgley, like Philip Goff, mentions Bertrand Russell. He was a student and friend of mathematician AN Whitehead, who became a philosopher. According to Bohm's biographer F David Peat, Bohm was interested in Whitehead's “process philosophy” ...
Originalism and Marriage
National Review Online (blog)
31-35), leading thinkers over the centuries—including many on the Left, like Bertrand Russell, anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss and sociologist Kingsley Davis—have consistently recognized the central connection between marriage and responsible ...