Autobiography

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Routledge, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 746 pages
13 Reviews

Bertrand Russell remains one of the greatest philosophers and most complex and controversial figures of the twentieth century. Here, in this frank, humorous and decidedly charming autobiography, Russell offers readers the story of his life – introducing the people, events and influences that shaped the man he was to become. Originally published in three volumes in the late 1960s, Autobiographyby Bertrand Russell is a revealing recollection of a truly extraordinary life written with the vivid freshness and clarity that has made Bertrand Russell’s writings so distinctively his own.

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Review: The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell

User Review  - Stephen - Goodreads

All three volumes fascinating reading though I think first was best. I can't begin to follow his mathematical philosophy but you don't have to to enjoy the autobiog, which does not go into the latter. This man's role in stopping atmospheric testing puts him in my pantheon. Read full review

Review: The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell

User Review  - Tom - Goodreads

It's very brief for an autobiography, and it would have been nice if he didn't include so many letters. Read full review

About the author (2009)

Bertrand Russell (1872-1970). A celebrated mathematician and logician, Russell was and remains one of the most genuinely widely read and popular philosophers of modern times.

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