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Sceptical Essays

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Sceptical Essays by Bertrand Russell
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'These propositions may seem mild, yet, if accepted, they would absolutely revolutionize human life.' With these words Bertrand Russell introduces what is indeed a revolutionary book. Taking as his starting-point the irrationality of the world, he offers by contrast something 'wildly paradoxical and subversive' - a belief that reason should determine human actions. Today, besieged as we are by the numbing onslaught of twenty-first-century capitalism, Russell's defence of scepticism and independence of mind is as timely as ever. In clear, engaging prose, he guides us through the key philosophical issues that affect our daily lives - freedom, happiness, emotions, ethics and beliefs - and offers no-nonsense advice.
Release date NZ
February 2nd, 2004
Contributor
Foreword by John Gray
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
2nd New edition
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
240
Dimensions
129x198x19
ISBN-13
9780415325080
Product ID
1682385

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