We are saddened to report that one of our esteemed Bertrand Russell Society Honorary Members, Professor Elizabeth Ramsden Eames, has passed away this year. Professor Eames will be sorely missed: she contributed a great deal to Russell scholarship (e.g., her sole-authored books Bertrand Russell's Theory of Knowledge (1969) and Bertrand Russell's Dialogue with His Contemporaries … Continue reading Elizabeth Ramsden Eames (1921-2019)
The society dedicated to the great British philosopher's life and work notes Levy's political courage over decades in defending the human rights of Palestinians Amherst, Massachusetts (June 21, 2019) — The Bertrand Russell Society today bestowed its annual Bertrand Russell Society Award on Israeli journalist Gideon Levy for his decades of defending the human rights … Continue reading Israeli Journalist Gideon Levy Presented with the 2019 Bertrand Russell Society Award
We are fast approaching the annual meeting at UMass Amherst. I encourage you all to make reservations and attend! Our terrific list of papers, abstracts, and presenters is available here: https://bertrandrussellsociety.org/papers/. One can plan around the program beginning on the evening of Thursday, June 20th and ending in the afternoon of Saturday, June 22nd. The … Continue reading 2019 Annual Meeting: Reminders and Papers!
It is renewal draw time! Members that renew or gift memberships for 2019 before January 1st will be entered into a drawing for a copy of The Philosophy of Logical Atomism: A Centenary Reappraisal. Rumor has it that the editors might autograph the copy, too. Renewals may be completed here: https://bertrandrussellsociety.org/renew/ Why Renew? Why should … Continue reading 2019 Renewal Draw!
We encourage you all to read the note, New and of Note, from the Bertrand Russell Research Centre's Andrew Bone! Here is the link: http://russell.mcmaster.ca/2018note.htm. It is also quoted below: 2018 has been a busy and productive, if not momentous, year in the life of the Bertrand Russell Research Centre. The most significant development has … Continue reading 2018 in Review – Russell Research Centre