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Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Russell
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Birth Name: Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

Born: 18 May 1872 Died: 2 February 1970

Country of origin: United Kingdom


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Nobel Prize in Literature (111 items)
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Letters to dead authors (62 items)
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People Quotes - Part 2 (50 items)
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About: British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, and social critic. At various points in his life he considered himself a liberal, a socialist, and a pacifist, but he also admitted that he had never been any of these in any profound sense. He was born in Monmouthshire, into one of the most prominent aristocratic families in Britain. His philosophical essay "On Denoting" has been considered a "paradigm of philosophy". His work has had a considerable infl ... (more)


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2. Reputations (1994)
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100 Great Britons: A Personal Selection (100 person items)

"Politically committed philosopher, mathematician"

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Letters to dead authors (62 person items)
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People Quotes - Part 2 (50 person items)

"“Every advance in civilization has been denounced as unnatural while it was recent.” "The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser men so full of doubts." “I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.”"

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Nobel Prize in Literature (111 person items)

"1950 Motivation: "in recognition of his varied and significant writings in which he champions humanitarian ideals and freedom of thought""