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Feb 07, Jesse rated it it was amazing. Can anyone help with the essay if known? Russell’s concern in these essays is how are we going to survive as a planet.

Unpopular Essays by Bertrand Russell

Russell’s unpopularity perhaps began when he spoke out against WWI and Britain’s role in it. Easily the best book on philosophy I’ve read. View all 12 comments. This fact Britain can be proud of, being a country that has produced few public intellectuals in recent history and which looks unlikely to produce another one ever again.

The idealizing of the victim is useful for a time: Unpopular Essays is a collection of some of Nertrand unpopular viewpoints. A few days ago I stumbled upon his works again but was unable to find it anywhere.

My professor used them to make the class one of the best and most informative history classes I’ve ever taken. Despite the title, I hardly think the ideas berfrand here were that unorthodox at the time the essays were written, and it provides an interesting perspective of the world and of thought halfway ensayoe the 20th century and very late in Russell’s own life.


To be fair whenever I see a picture of that fat fuck This is kind of like common sense to some, or utter bullshit and the kind of thinking that is wrong with this dirty humanist infected nation of ours to others.

ensays Sep 10, Alex rated it liked it Shelves: I disagree with some of Russell’s ideas, but the trick is to remember that the essays were written during the cold war. I stumbled on and read a 66 year-old Finnish translation by Kyllikki Sutinen of the book and reading it in the old fashioned Finnish language gave the reading experience an authentic feeling. Nov 18, Wsm added it Shelves: As I said this is either common sense, or bullshit, depending russelo what you believe.

Each is the result of a powerful mind giving free range over the analysis of various subjects.

Dec 23, Ali Faqihi rated it liked it. Trivia About Unpopular Essays. A book I return to.

Unpopular Essays

Mar 19, Sidra added it. Nov 08, Bruce Reiter rated it really liked it.

Russell is a well-known rationalist thinker and atheist and his views are driven by the common sense dictum that one should only believe that which has sufficient supporting, scientific evidence. Detachment and objectivity, both in thought and feeling, have been historically but not logically associated with certain traditional beliefs; to preserve them without these beliefs is both possible and important.


Mar 22, Mark rated it liked it. Years ago I read an essay by Bertrand Russell which included an imaginary conversation between a cat and a dog. I would hope have given it another star if he’d left out his ridiculous political musings on a world government, though I suppose he did warn the reader with the title. Real reality is timeless This is a ruzsell help in persuading people that wars are righteous.

Editions of Unpopular Essays by Bertrand Russell

This is not surprising in our Age of Celebrity, an age when the charms of Kim Kardashian and the brains of Kanye West dnsayos what most people aspire to. Sep 07, ZaRi added it Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Open Preview See a Problem? Some of his ideas and opinions are outdated and history has proved them wrong, but he’s sharp and thoughtful.

Laser-guided thinking, and whilst it shows its age in a few places, still makes you lament at the state of modern impopulraes, thinking and politics.