Bertrand Russell

Russell in November 1957 Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell (18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British polymath, philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic, political activist, and Nobel laureate. Throughout his life, Russell considered himself a liberal, a socialist and a pacifist, although he sometimes suggested that his sceptical nature had led him to feel that he had "never been any of these things, in any profound sense". Russell was born in Monmouthshire into one of the most prominent aristocratic families in the United Kingdom.

In the early 20th century, Russell led the British "revolt against idealism". He is considered one of the founders of analytic philosophy along with his predecessor Gottlob Frege, colleague G. E. Moore and protégé Ludwig Wittgenstein. He is widely held to be one of the 20th century's premier logicians. With A. N. Whitehead he wrote ''Principia Mathematica'', an attempt to create a logical basis for mathematics, the quintessential work of classical logic. His philosophical essay "On Denoting" has been considered a "paradigm of philosophy". His work has had a considerable influence on mathematics, logic, set theory, linguistics, artificial intelligence, cognitive science, computer science (see type theory and type system) and philosophy, especially the philosophy of language, epistemology and metaphysics.

Russell was a prominent anti-war activist, championed anti-imperialism, and chaired the India League. Occasionally, he advocated preventive nuclear war, before the opportunity provided by the atomic monopoly had passed and he decided he would "welcome with enthusiasm" world government. He went to prison for his pacifism during World War I. Later, Russell concluded that the war against Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany was a necessary "lesser of two evils" and also criticised Stalinist totalitarianism, condemned the involvement of the United States in the Vietnam War and was an outspoken proponent of nuclear disarmament. In 1950, Russell was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "in recognition of his varied and significant writings in which he champions humanitarian ideals and freedom of thought". Provided by Wikipedia
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El panorama científico
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by Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970
Published 1937
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Published 1973
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Published 1964
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El conocimiento humano
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by Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970
Published 1984
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Published 1947
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by Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970
Published 1956
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Matrimonio y moral
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by Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970.
Published 1979
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by Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970
Published 1932
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Ciencia, filosofía y política ensayos sin optimismo
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970
Published 1957
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Conocimiento y causa
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970
Published 1969
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Ensayos impopulares
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970
Published 1952
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by Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970
Published 1947
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by Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970
Published 1977
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Historia de la filosofía occidental
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970
Published 1947
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Introducción a la filosofía matemática
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970
Published 1945
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Logic and knowledge essays, 1901-1950
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970
Published 1956
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Misticismo y lógica y otros ensayos
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970
Published 1951
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