The Philosophy of Bertrand Russell.

  title={The Philosophy of Bertrand Russell.},
  author={Hermann Weyl and Paul Arthur Schilpp},
  journal={American Mathematical Monthly},
This volume is one of the most significant documents on the thought of the giant of the twentieth-century philosophy. Russell's 'Reply to Criticisms, ' supplemented by a 1971 'Addendum, ' displays his unrivalled clarity, perceptiveness, and scalpel-like wit, on topics ranging from mathematical logic to political philosophy, from epistemology to philosophy of history. 
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Analytical Critiques of Whitehead's Metaphysics
ABSTRACT: Analytic philosophers have criticized A. N. Whitehead's metaphysics for being obscure, yet several such philosophers have espoused positions in metaphysics and philosophy of mind that were
Bertrand Russell: The Logic of a Literary Symbol
Once when he was still a philosopher, T. S. Eliot took his friend Ezra Pound to a meeting of the Aristotelian Society. Pound absorbed as much of the discussion as he could take and then retired
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The interactions between Russell and Gödel, both personal and intellectual, are surveyed, with a discussion of Russell’s reaction to the incompleteness theorems.
On the origins of Russell's theory of descriptions
This thesis explores the development of Bertrand Russell‘s theory of definite descriptions. It aims at demonstrating the connection between Russell‘s views on the subject of denoting and his attempt,
Russell's substitutional theory of classes and relations
This paper examines Russell's substitutional theory of classes and relations, and its influence on the development of the theory of logical types between the years 1906 and the publication of
Gottlob Frege, One More Time
Frege's philosophical writings, including the “logistic project,” acquire a new insight by being confronted with Kant's criticism and Wittgenstein's logical and grammatical investigations. Between
The Need for Empirically-Led Synthetic Philosophy
The problem of unifying knowledge represents the frontier between science and philosophy. Science approaches the problem analytically bottom-up whereas, prior to the end of the nineteenth century,
Reichenbach, Russell and scientific realism
This paper considers how to best relate the competing accounts of scientific knowledge that Russell and Reichenbach proposed in the 1930s and 1940s. At the heart of their disagreements are two
Gödel and Philosophical Idealism
odel made many affirmations of robust realism but also showed serious engagement with the idealist tradition, especially with Leibniz, Kant, and Husserl. The root of this apparently paradoxical
Wittgenstein's apprenticeship with Russell
1. Rereading Russell and Wittgenstein 2. Logical atomism 3. My fundamental idea 4. Logic as if tautologous 5. Tractarian logicism 6. Principa's second edition 7. Logic as the essence of philosophy