February 17, 2011

Western Philosophy

Russell, A Philosopher as Winner of Noble Prize  

Bertrand Arthur William Russell
(1872-1970) is a British philosopher whose parents who died when he was little ie. Lord and Lady Amberley. Then he was raised by his grandfather that is Lord John Russell. At the age of 18 years he studied mathematics at Cambridge University under the teacher Alfred North Whitehead, a philosopher and mathematician, metaphysician largest in the UK. Then, he tends to be more studied philosophy like Bradley. 
The works of Russell covers the field of epistemology, ethics, logic, philosophy of science, history, philosophy, political philosophy, mathematics and social. For 4 years he created a giant book with his teacher, Whitehead ie. Principia Mathematics, consisting of 3 volumes and 1982 pages. 
Other works are mysticism and Logic (1918), Logic and Knowledge (1956), A History of Western Philosophy: and its Connection with Political and Social Circumstances from Earliest Times to the Present Day (1945), The Analysys of Mind (1921 ) and An Inquiry into Meaning and Truth (1940). 
Russell ever received a title of nobility and a Nobel prize. In November 1957, Russell sent an open letter to Eisenhower and Khrushchev for both peaceful. This open letter published in the magazine New Statesman in November and December 1957 and February-April 1958 a very interesting world. 

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