Mysticism and Logic
10 brilliant essays by a Nobel Prize-winning philosopher challenge romantic mysticism and promote a scientific view of society and nature. Russell explains his theory of logical atomism in these witty, cogent writings, which include popular treatments of religious and educational issues as well as more technical examinations of problems of logic.
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The Place of Science in a Liberal Education
A Free Mans Worship
The Study of Mathematics
Mathematics and the Metaphysicians
On Scientiﬁc Method in Philosophy
The Ultimate Constituents of Matter
The Relation of Sensedata to Physics
On the Notion of Cause
Knowledge by Acquaintance and Knowledge
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