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Elizabeth Ramsden Eames (1921-2019)

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)

Israeli Journalist Gideon Levy Presented with the 2019 Bertrand Russell Society Award

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

2019 Annual Meeting: Reminders and Papers!

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!

2019 Paper Abstracts due April 2nd

Every year, the Bertrand Russell Society has an annual meeting. Any of its members is welcome to present a paper. At annual meetings, we also have a membership meeting and a board meeting to conduct Society business. The next annual meeting will be held at University of Massachusetts–Amherst on 20-22 June 2019. Folks may register … Continue reading 2019 Paper Abstracts due April 2nd