Search results for: 'RUSSELL, Bertrand'
(RUSSELL, Bertrand.) HARDY, G. H. Bertrand Russell and Trinity.
Cambridge : 1970First public edition of Hardy's 1942 account of the breach between Russell and Trinity which occurred during the First World War, originally privately printed in 1942. This new edition contains a 4-page foreword by C. D. Broad, explaining the circumstances of the argument and the publication history of the book. Learn More£75.00
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RUSSELL, Bertrand. On Some Difficulties in the Theory of Transfinite Numbers and Order Types.
London : 1905Original offprint, presentation copy, inscribed by the author in the upper margin of the first leaf, "James Ward from B.R." and with Ward's pencil annotations throughout. James Ward, philosopher and psychologist, was made a fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1875, and in 1897 was appointed to the newly founded professorship of mental philosophy... Learn More£2,250.00
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RUSSELL, Bertrand. On the Relations of Universals and Particulars.
[London : 1911]First edition. Russell was President of the Aristotelian Society, and read this paper on 30 October 1911. This offprint was printed in early October, as it was the practice of the Society to circulate offprints to members prior to the paper being read. Learn More£125.00
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RUSSELL, Bertrand. History of Western Philosophy
London : 1946First UK edition, first impression. Russell's expansive account of the history of philosophy, ranging from the Orphism of ancient Greece to the logical positivism of the author's present day, was a triumph of his populist craft and is perhaps his most famous book. Written during the Second World War, Russell's project was in part conceived to explain... Learn More£500.00
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RUSSELL, Bertrand. German Social Democracy. Six lectures.
London : 1896First edition of Russell's first book, in the second issue blue cloth without publisher's ads, one of fewer than 1,000 copies. Russell spent his honeymoon with his first wife in Berlin, and though he was sympathetic to the reformist aims of the German Social Democratic Party, then the most influential Marxist movement in Europe, he made in this volume... Learn More£1,500.00
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RUSSELL, Bertrand. History of the World in Epitome. (For use in Martian infant schools).
London : 1962First UK edition, issued on the occasion of Russell's 90th birthday on 18 May 1962. The History of the World in Epitome is a 21-word summary of the human trajectory from the garden of Eden to the apocalypse in reaction to the Cuban missile crisis, with Themerson's charming pen and ink drawings. Printed on a single quire of gold metallic paper, it was... Learn More£750.00
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RUSSELL, Bertrand. A Critical Exposition of the Philosophy of Leibniz.
Cambridge : 1900First edition, first impression, of Russell's first published philosophical work, his third book overall, marking a major turning point in his early career as a logician.
It was Russell's engagement with Leibniz which set the stage for his break with the neo-Hegelian influence of British Idealism, and instead allowed him to form his concept... Learn More£1,250.00
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RUSSELL, Bertrand. Essai sur les fondements de la géométrie.
Paris : 1901First edition in French of Russell's Essay on the Foundations of Geometry, his second book and "first full-length philosophical work" (Richards, Essay on the Foundations of Geometry and the Cambridge mathematical tradition). The book was championed in France by the eminent mathematician Henri Poincaré, which led to Russell being invited to deliver... Learn More£950.00
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RUSSELL, Bertrand. Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy.
London : 1919First edition, first impression, based on a set of public lectures Russell had delivered in autumn 1917 which were intended to serve as a popular introduction to the system of Principia Mathematica. He wrote the book while serving a six-month prison sentence for an article he wrote alleging that American troops would be employed in Britain as strike-breakers.... Learn More£375.00
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(RUSSELL, Bertrand.) RICHARDSON, Lewis F. Mathematical Psychology of War.
Oxford : 1919First edition of Richardson's first and pioneering paper on the subject, containing Russell's 20-line contribution, "Problem: To Produce in Two Nations a Mutual Will to War" (pp. 15-16). It was published at the author's own expense, costing him 35 for 300 copies total. In this fifty-page essay the mathematician and pacifist Lewis Fry Richardson (1881-1953)... Learn More£2,750.00
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WHITEHEAD, Alfred North, & Bertrand Russell. Principia Mathematica.
Cambridge : 1910-12-13First editions, a rare complete set of Whitehead and Russell's Principia Mathematica. The first volume was printed in 750 copies and, due to the disappointing sales, the publishers reduced the printings of volumes II and III to 500 copies each, so that only 500 complete sets in first edition are possible.
Principia Mathematica... Learn More£100,000.00
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HAO, Wang. A Survey of Mathematical Logic.
Peking : 1962First edition, first printing, presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Lucia and Monty, with warm regards from Hao". This is the logician, philosopher, and mathematician's second book, which comprises a collection of introductory papers on a variety of topics, including the axiomatic method, computation, Turing's theory... Learn More£625.00
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WOOLF, Virginia. Jacob's Room.
Richmond : 1922First edition, first impression. One of 40 "A" subscribers' copies with the part-printed limitation label to the front free endpaper completed in ink by Virginia Woolf and signed by her. These copies were issued in advance of the trade publication and were not issued in dust jacket; they were given to the active subscribers who had supported the press's... Learn More£27,500.00
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NAGEL, Ernest. Principles of the Theory of Probability.
Chicago : 1939First edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed by the author to the philosopher Alfred North Whitehead on the front free endpaper: "To Professor A. N. Whitehead with the esteem of Ernest Nagel". The English philosopher Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947) was a seminal figure in process philosophy, and together with Bertrand Russell, wrote... Learn More£2,750.00
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WELLS, H. G. First & Last Things.
London : 1908First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in pencil, "Henry Newbolt, from the author. Nov. 1908." Between 1900 and 1905 Newbolt was the editor of the Monthly Review, where he enthusiastically reviewed Wells's The Sea Lady in 1902. A flattered Wells invited Newbolt to join the Co-efficients... Learn More£1,500.00
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AUSTEN, Jane. Mansfield Park.
London : 1833First Bentley edition. This copy with a Christmas gift inscription from the poet Robert Calverley Trevelyan to the daughter of the British politician Clifford Allen, "Polly Allen, from Bob Trevelyan, Christmas 1939". Trevelyan and Allen were part of the same social and political circles of pacifists and both were close friends with Bertrand Russell;... Learn More£1,500.00
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WITTGENSTEIN, Ludwig. Notes on Logic.
Cambridge : dated 1913, but early 1950sA scarce carbon typescript copy of Wittgenstein's Notes on Logic, originally dictated by Wittgenstein to Bertrand Russell in October 1913, and first presented as a lecture in March 1914 at Harvard, where Russell had been invited to lecture. The Notes were first published from a version copied at Harvard by Harry Costello, in the Journal of Philosophy... Learn More£12,500.00
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