Volumes of The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell


Volume 25: Defence of the West, 1948–50

IN PROGRESS                                                             QUOTATIONS
Edited by Kenneth Blackwell



Abbreviations
Introduction
Acknowledgements
Chronology

PART I. AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND BIOGRAPHY

1 A Turning-Point in My Life [1948]
2 What Life Has Taught Me [1948]
3 Conrad’s Place and Rank in English Letters [1949]
4 George Bernard Shaw [1949]
5 Bertrand Russell Writes for the Daily Graphic on the Life of His Mind [1949]
    George Orwell and 1984
6 Nineteen Eighty-Four [1949]
7 Book of the Year [1949]
8 George Orwell [1950]
9 The Key to Culbertson [1950]

PART II. VALUES AND EDUCATION

10 Culture and the State [1948]
11 The Magus [1948]
12 Why Fanaticism Brings Defeat [1948]
13 Bertrand Russell’s “Reith Lectures” [1949]
14 Sixty Seconds for God [1949]
15 The General Conference of Unesco [1949]
16 What Will Future Ages Think of Our Own? [1950]
     Punishment and Crime
17 The Problem of Punishment [1950]
18 Crime and the Community [1950]

PART III. SCIENCE AND SOCIETY

19 Science as a Product of Western Europe [1948]
20 Science and Civilization [1948]
21 Can a Scientific Society Be Stable? [1949]
22 The Next Fifty Years (1) [1950]
23 The Next Fifty Years (2) [1950]
24 The Good and Harm That Science Can Do [1950]
25 The Science to Save Us from Science [1950]
26 Light and Shade of Fifty Years [1950]

PART IV. PROBLEMS OF DEMOCRACY

27 Preface to Third Edition of Roads to Freedom [1948]
28 Democracy and Foreign Policy [1948]
29 Public Opinion Polls [1948]
30 How to Promote Initiative [1948]
31 Freedom—at the Price of Freedoms [1949]
32 L’Individu et l’Etat Moderne [1950]
33 Is Popular Democracy Adapted to the Problems of 1950? [1950]
34 Can We Afford to Keep Open Minds? [1950]

PART V. BRITAIN AND ANGLO-AMERICAN RELATIONS

     Ideas and Beliefs of the Victorians
35 A Period of Dread and Doubt [1948]
36 Toleration [1948]
37 John Stuart Mill [1948]
38 The American Mentality [1949]
39 You and Tomorrow [1949]
40 The Political and Cultural Influence of U.S.A. [1949]

PART VI. EUROPEAN PROBLEMS

41 Review of Burns, The First Europe [1948]
42 Comments on the Report of the Cultural Committee of the Congress of Europe, The Hague, May 1948
43 A Philosopher Gone Astray [1948]
44 European Culture [1948]
45 Interview on Berlin Radio [1948]
46 The Future of Europe [1949]
47 Unity of Western Culture [1949]
48 Germany’s Generals—Justice or Vengeance? [1949]
49 From Bertrand Russell [1949]
50 Ten Years After [1949]
51 Ernst von Weizsaecker [1949]

PART VII. MARXISM AND THE SOVIET UNION

52 The Communist Manifesto and the Liberal Tradition [1948]
a The Communist Manifesto and the Liberal Tradition
b The Marxist Poison
  53 Prefatory Note to Second Edition of The Practice and Theory of Bolshevism [1948]
     On Utley, Lost Illusion
54 Blurb for Utley, Lost Illusion [1948]
55 Introduction to Utley, Lost Illusion [1948]
56 First Sign of Decay [1949]
57 Soviet Enslavement of the Intellect] [1949]
58 Stalin Declares War on Science [1949]
59 What I Would Say to Stalin [1949]
     Controversy with J.D. Bernal
60 Professor Bernal [1949]
61 Professor Bernal [1949]
62 Professor Bernal [1949]
     On The God That Failed
63 What Went Wrong [1950]
64 The Intellectual Error of Communism [1950]
     Two Blurbs
65 Blurb for World Review [1950]
66 Blurb for Swarup, Russian Imperialism [1950]
67 The Fanatics [1950]

PART VIII. THE ATOMIC BOMB AND WORLD GOVERNMENT

68 Atomic Energy Control and Its International Bearings [1948]
69 The Outlook for Mankind [1948]
70 The International Situation [1948]
71 The Prevention of War [1948]
72 World Government [1948]
73 Replies to Questions in Last Chance [1948]
     The Westminster School Speech
74 Atomic Energy and the Problems of Europe [1948/49]
75 Resisting Russia [1948]
76 Values in the Atomic Age [1949]
77 Is Regional Association the Most Practical Step toward World Government? [1949]
78 Towards a New Loyalty [1949]
79 The Bomb: Can Disaster be Averted? [1949]
80 Problems of the Atomic Bomb [1949]
81 The International Control of Atomic Energy [1949]
82 Danger of a Thermonuclear Arms Race [1949]
83 Is a World State Still Possible? [1950]
84 Is a Third World War Inevitable? [1950]

APPENDICES

I Contributions to the B.B.C. “Brains Trust” Programme [1948–50]
II The Fat Ration [1948]
III Divorce Law Reform [1948]
IV Bertrand Russell and the Atom Bomb [1948]
V Dangerous Radical Russell Wants to Arm against Soviet Union [1948]
VI Det internationella läget [1948]
VII Det marxistiska giftet [1948]
VIII Förebyggandet av krig [1948]
IX Western European Union—the Next Step [1948]
X Letter to Walter W. Marseille [1948]
XI Rejoinder to “A Philosopher Gone Astray” [1948]
XII The German Generals [1948]
XIII Response to Arnost Kolman [1948]
XIV Earl Russell Denies Atom War Reports [1948]
XV Marriage and Divorce [1949]
XVI A Memorial to Goethe [1949]
XVII Divorce Reform [1949]
XVIII Lord Russell’s Warning [1949]
XIX Professor Bernal [1949]
XX University Professors [1950]
XXI Conscience [1950]
XXII Preface to Unpopular Essays [1950]
XXIII 1950 Revisions to An Outline of Intellectual Rubbish
XXIV Pocket Diary and Earnings [1948–50]

Missing and Unprinted Papers
Annotation
Textual Notes
Bibliographical Index
Index of Paper Titles
General Index



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