Bertrand Arthur William Russell

1872 - 1970

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In a long and varied career Russell published a vast number of books on logic, theory of knowledge, and many other topics. His best known work was Principia Mathematica .
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (42 books/articles)

Some Quotations (29)

A Poster of Bertrand Russell

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Bertrand Russell on Euclid
  2. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Bertrand Russell
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Fellow of the Royal Society1908
LMS De Morgan Medal1932
Royal Society Sylvester Medal1934
Nobel Prize1950


Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Astroseti (A Spanish translation of this biography)
  3. NNDB
  4. Bertrand Russell Archives
  5. Bertrand Russell Editorial Project
  6. The Bertrand Russell Society
  7. The Bertrand Russell Society Quarterly
  1. Nobel prizes site (A Biography of Russell his Nobel lecture and his Nobel prize presentation speech)
  2. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  3. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Principia Mathematica)
  4. Cut the Knot (The Russell Paradox)
  5. Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (The Russell Paradox)
  6. Eric Schechter (The Axiom of Choice)
  7. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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