Activitatea sa se intinde pe mai bine de 70 de ani prinzand si finalul secolului al XIX-lea. Bertrand Russell won the 1950 Nobel Prize in Literature “in recognition of his varied and significant writings in which he champions humanitarian ideals and freedom of thought.” In his presentation Speech, Anders Österling, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy proclaimed: I have chosen this subject for my lecture tonight because I think that most current discussions of politics and political theory take insufficient account of psychology. The great work on Western philosophy which Bertrand Russell brought out in 1946, that is, at the age of seventy-four, contains numerous characteristic reflections giving us an idea of how he himself might like us to regard his long and arduous life. Bertrand Russell. Bertrand Russell, Richard A. Rempel, Beryl Haslam (2000). It is issued in booklet form at the request of many friends. Award ceremony speech Presentation Speech by Anders Österling, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy. What Desires Are Politically Important? The Lecture that is here reproduced was delivered at the Battersea Town Hall on Sunday March 6, 1927, under the auspices of the South London Branch of the National Secular Society. Noted mathematician and philosopher Bertrand Russell tried to apply the clarity he admired in mathematical reasoning to the solution of problems in other fields, in particular ethics and politics. Bertrand Russell – Nobel Lecture. In this essay , first published in 1932, Russell argues in favor of a four-hour working day. “Uncertain Paths to Freedom: Russia and China, 1919-22”, p.356, Psychology Press 86 Copy quote Nobel Lecture, December 11, 1950 . By Bertrand Russell. * Bertrand Russell, Free Thought and Official Propaganda (New York: B. W. Huebsch, Inc., 1922) 1 I should add that they re-appointed me later, when war-passions had begun to cool 2 See The New Republic, February 1, 1922, p. 259 ff. Bertrand Russell este unul dintre cei mai longevivi filosofi si totodata activisti pentru pace. Bertrand Russell's American Essays, v.1 The Aurobiography of Bertrand Russell Religion and Science, 1935 (full text) Power, a new social analysis, 1938 (full text) Bertrand Russell: The Triumph of Stupidity Bertrand Russell's Vocaburaries Bertrand Russell Quotes 366 with images _ _ e-texts of Bertrand Russell's writings _ _ Preface Bertrand Russell speaks "Human Nature And Politics" (From the Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech) Recording exclusively for Heritage, 1952 LP-H-1202