The Selected Letters of Bertrand Russell, Volume 1: The Private Years 1884-1914

The Selected Letters of Bertrand Russell, Volume 1: The Private Years 1884-1914
Author: Nicholas Griffin
Pages: 584
ISBN10: 1134972091
Genre: Uncategorized
Goodreads Rating: 3.00
ISBN13: 9781134972098
Published: March 7th 2013 by Routledge

Those who knew the famous philosopher Bertrand Russell at the turn of the century referred to him as 'the Day of Judgement'. This acclaimed selection of his early letters, available in paperback for the first time, reveals the full scope of Russell's life and innermost thoughts up to the First World War. It includes letters to his first wife, Alys Pearsall Smith, reveals the background to his now famous work in philosophy and the foundations of mathematics and how his mind was stirred by socialism, free trade and votes for women. It also contains letters on his famous affair with Ottoline Morrell, providing yet another insight into one of the great intellectual figures of the twentieth century.