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    Bertrand Russell on Ethics, Sex and Marriage (Great Books in Philosophy) (Paperback) By (author) Bertrand Russell, Edited by Al Seckel

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    DescriptionDuring his long life (1872-1970) Bertrand Russell was one of a handful of social thinkers, let alone internationally recognized philosophers, whose views on contemporary issues won for him a devoted and supportive audience on the one hand and a host of vituperative critics on the other. Russell's revolutionary writings frequently placed him in the center of controversy with conservatives and all those who were unwilling to consider moral questions from a rational rather than an emotional stance. Al Seckel has compiled an exhaustive collection of Russell's very best and most thought-provoking essays on ethics, social morality, happiness, sex, adultery, marriage, and divorce. Often hidden in obscure journals, pamphlets, out-of-print periodicals, and hard-to-find books, the works assembled here comprise a comprehensive volume that is augmented by valuable section introductions and editor's comments. This volume also includes "Morality and Instinct," which is published here for the first time.


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    Title
    Bertrand Russell on Ethics, Sex and Marriage
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bertrand Russell, Edited by Al Seckel
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 348
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 27 mm
    Weight: 490 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780879754006
    ISBN 10: 0879754001
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PHI
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.6
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BISAC V2.8: PHI005000
    BIC subject category V2: HPQ
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    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HPC
    LC subject heading:
    DC19: 170
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    DC22: 170
    B&T General Subject: 610
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    Libri: I-PH
    Abridged Dewey: 170
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    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25200
    B&T Approval Code: E10184000
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    LC classification: B1649.R93B, B1649.R93 B375 1987
    Thema V1.0: QDTQ, QDH
    Publisher
    Prometheus Books
    Imprint name
    Prometheus Books
    Publication date
    01 May 1987
    Publication City/Country
    Amherst