Volumes of The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell

Volume 13: Prophecy and Dissent, 1914–16

Edited by Richard A. Rempel
with the assistance of Bernd Frohmann, Mark Lippincott, Margaret Moran
London and Boston: Unwin Hyman, 1988
Pages: xciii, 680
ISBN: 978-0-415-10463-0



1 Friends of Progress Betrayed
2 The Rights of the War
3 Will This War End War? Not Unless the Democracy of Europe Awakens
4 War: The Cause and the Cure. Rulers Cannot Be Trusted with Peace Negotiations
5 Our Foreign Office. The Need of Democratic Control
6 Armaments and National Security
7 Belgian Professors in Cambridge
8 Fear As the Ultimate Cause of War
9 Why Nations Love War
10 War, the Offspring of Fear
11 Letter to C.A. Reed
12 Possible Guarantees of Peace
13 Peace and Goodwill Shall Yet Reign

PART II: 1915

14 The Ethics of War
15 Can England and Germany Be Reconciled after the War?
16 The Policy of the Allies
17 Mr. Russell’s Reply to His Critics
18 Is a Permanent Peace Possible?
19 The Reconciliation Question
20 A True History of Europe’s Last War
21 Mr. Bertrand Russell and the Ethics of War
22 To Avoid Future Wars
23 A Notable Gathering
24 Lord Northcliffe’s Triumph
25 How America Can Help to Bring Peace
26 The Future of Anglo-German Rivalry
27 The Philosophy of Pacifism
28 War and Non-Resistance
29 On Justice in War-Time. An Appeal to the Intellectuals of Europe
30 The International Review
31 The War and Non-Resistance. A Rejoinder to Professor Perry
32 Edith Cavell
  Headnote to Two Papers on Cambridge Controversies (3334)
33 Two Letters
34 Mr. Russell Replies
35 Review of Gilbert Parker, The World in the Crucible
  Headnote to Two Critiques of British Foreign Policy (3637)
36 The Unpublished Critique
a Principles and Practice in Foreign Policy
b Origins of War [Outline]

37 The Policy of the Entente, 1904–1914: A Reply to Professor Gilbert Murray


38 Syllabuses for Eight Lectures on Principles of Social Reconstruction
a Philosophy of Social Reconstruction [Sent to Lawrence]
b Philosophy of Social Reconstruction [Sent to Ogden]
c Principles of Social Reconstruction [Sent to Ogden]
d A Course of Eight Lectures on Principles of Social Reconstruction

39 Principles of Social Reconstruction
40 Disintegration and the Principle of Growth
41 What Is Wanted
42 Conscription
    Headnote to Two Papers on Pacifism (4344)
43 Mr. Russell’s Reply
44 North Staffs’ Praise of War
45 The Danger to Civilization
46 Principles of Social Reconstruction and Notes for Harvard Lectures
  Headnote to First Papers for the No-Conscription Fellowship (4748)
47 Reply to “Academicus” on Conscientious Objectors
48 A Clash of Consciences
49 Two Years’ Hard Labour for Refusing to Disobey the Dictates of Conscience [The Everett Leaflet]
50 Practical War Economy
51 Will They Be Shot?
52 “Folly, Doctor-Like, Controlling Skill”
53 The Nature of the State in View of Its External Relations
54 Adsum Qui Feci
55 Liberty of Conscience
  Headnote to Papers on Russell’s Trial for the Everett Leaflet (5657)
56 Two Accounts of the Trial
a Courtroom Defence of the Everett Leaflet
b Rex v. Bertrand Russell

57 What Bertrand Russell Was Not Allowed to Say
  Headnote to Three Tributes to the Conscientious Objectors (5860)
58 An Appeal on Behalf of Conscientious Objectors
59 Mr. Tennant on the Conscientious Objectors
60 The Question of the Conscientious Objectors
  Headnote to Two Calls for Peace Negotiations (6162)
61 Why Not Peace Negotiations?
62 What Are We Fighting For?
63 The Cardiff Speech
64 British Politics
65 Hon. Bertrand Russell Says When Fate of Constantinople Is Settled
66 The Conscientious Objector
67 Rex v. Russell
68 Clifford Allen and Mr. Lloyd George
69 Meeting with General Cockerill
70 Bertrand Russell and the War Office
  Headnote to Two Papers from the Northern Lecture Tour (7172)
71 The World As It Can Be Made [Syllabus]
72 Foreword to Political Ideals
73 What We Stand For
74 Mr. Russell’s Lectures
75 Mr. Bertrand Russell’s Case
76 The NCF and the Political Outlook


I Cambridge Support [1914]
II Popular Responsibility for War [1915]
III Cause of Wars [1915]
IV Letter from 36 Sympathizers [1916]
V Memorandum for Private Deputation to the Prime Minister at the House of Commons [1916]
VI NCF Ideals [1916]
VII Bertrand Russell’s Advice [1916]
VIII Says War Will Have Bad Effect upon Education [1916]
IX Agenda for Meeting of National Committee of the NCF [1916]
X Fear Makes War [1916]

Textual Notes
Bibliographical Index
General Index

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