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Bertrand, russelled up leathery mutton!

Advantages: Divided up into small chapter chunks
Disadvantages: The chunks were too leathery to digest

...Author: Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) Fifteen Chapters Published in 1912 Bertrand Russell may not be a name you acknowledge at first 'hearing or reading' but a great number of you will recognize the name but wouldn't be able to place him in the ...

1st2thebar 18.06.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Problems of Philosophy - Bertrand Russell

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jai 05.11.2000 · Read full review
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Review of The Conquest of Happiness - Bertrand Russell

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One of the Best

Advantages: An excellent overview, great for general reference.
Disadvantages: Can be somewhat lacking in detail and a little opinionated.

...In his famous "History of Western Philosophy," Bertrand Russell aimed not only to give a comprehensive overview of the history of ideas, from the Pre-Socratics to the beginning of the twentieth century, but to examine the connections between the ideas of ...

dolphan 07.05.2005 · Read full review
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Review of History of Western Philosophy - Bertrand Russell

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A Flawed Masterpiece

Advantages: A great resource
Disadvantages: Not strong on Modern Philosophy

Bertrand Russell’s ‘The History of Western Philosophy’ is an admirably clear and accessible introduction to the subject. It is a hefty 842 pages long. It was first published in 1946 and remains a vital resource for those embarking on a ...

aprose 12.02.2001 · Read full review
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Review of History of Western Philosophy - Bertrand Russell

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Western Wisdom

Advantages: A classic that deserves to be read, though perhaps not to be a classic.
Disadvantages: Seems hurriedly and sometimes carelessly written.

One of the most famous books by one of the most famous philosophers of the past 100 years, but something of a pot-boiler, in my opinon: if Russell had had time to do a thorough revision it would be much better than it is, though it's still very good in pa ...

rose_of_sharon 20.05.2001 · Read full review
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