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Bertrand Russell (Born 18May1872, Died 02Feb1970)

  • Understanding Bertrand Russell's (1872-1970) philosophical ideas

    1872- The birth of a ground-breaking philosopher.
    Please watch this youtube video for a brief summary of Bertrand Russell's philosophical work
  • The First Publication of Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)

    Bertrand Russell published his first novel "The Principles of Mathematics" with help from his friend Dr. Alfred Whitehead which further developed the mathematical knowledge and work from Peano and Frege. Russell is recognized as a founder of analytic philosophy from the beginning of this work. Bertrand Russell – Biographical. Nobel Prize Outreach AB 2021. Sat. 25 Sep 2021.
  • The Beginning of the Bertrand Russell's (1872-1970) Activism

    According to The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, "In addition to his work in logic and analytic philosophy...involved...his life in politics. As early as 1904 he spoke out in favour of internationalism" (2021). Russell also supported women's suffrage, and wrote anti- war pamphlets. Irvine, Andrew David, "Bertrand Russell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2021 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL =
  • Bertrand Russell's (1872-1970) Activism (continued)

    Bertrand Russell's activist/radical lifestyle only continued with his life. His activism helped promote his ground-breaking additions to philosophy by showing he is unafraid to make change. Russell was arrested multiple times and had his appointments as a professor revoked due to these radical belief's such as gay-marriage and atheism.
    (Refer to 1916 timeline for reference).
  • Bertrand Russell's (1872-1970) Russell-Einstein Manifesto

    Working with Albert Einstein, Russell released the Russell-Einstein Manifesto which called for the curtailment of nuclear weapons, according to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. This led to Russell being the prime organizer for the first Pugwash Conference to bring scientists together to talk about the nuclear issue. (Refer to reference from 1916 slide).
  • Bertrand Russell's (1872-1970) Life Work Self Summary

    "Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind" (Russell 1967). Irvine, Andrew David, "Bertrand Russell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2021 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL =