Volumes of The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell


Volume 26: Cold War Fears and Hopes, 1950–52

IN PROGRESS
Edited by Andrew G. Bone



Abbreviations
Introduction
Acknowledgements
Chronology

PART I. AUSTRALIAN LECTURES AND ESSAYS

1 Guest of Honour [1950]
Headnote to Three ABC Broadcasts (24)
2 The World as I See It [1950]
3 My Philosophy of Life [1950]
4 What Hope for Man [1950]
5 Ferment in Asia [1950]
6 Obstacles to World Government [1950]
7 We and U.S. Can Lead and Help Asian People [1950]
8 Science Can Help Australia Support More People [1950]
9 Communism, Capitalism, Socialism [1950]
a Bertrand Russell Tells Us What Communism Is
b Private Monopoly Is Bane of Capitalism
c Greater Democracy Is Socialism’s Purpose

10 Living in the Atomic Age [1950]
a I. Institutions
b II. Individuals

11 Refuting the Archbishop of Melbourne [1950]
a Reply to Dr. Mannix
b Telegram from Perth

12 Why Western Australians Should Be Happy [1950]
13 Land with a Future for Ambitious Youth [1950]
14 My Impressions of Australia [1950]
15 Happy Australia [1950]
16 Hopes for Australia in a Hundred Years [1951]

PART II. REASON, FREEDOM AND HAPPINESS: PROGNOSES AND PRESCRIPTIONS

17 Blurb for C.K. Bliss, Semantography [1950]
18 What Desires Are Politically Important? [1950]
19 Loquacious Man and His Mind [1950]
20 To Replace Our Fears with Hope [1950]
21 The Future of Science [1951]
22 Fifty Years’ Movement towards Equality [1951]
23 How to Grow Old [1951]
24 Christianity and Science. Is there a Gulf ? [1951]
25 Are Human Beings Necessary? [1951]
26 Prof. Gilbert Murray Honoured [1951]
27 Denies Categorization as a “Humanist” [1951]
28 New Hopes for a Changing World [1951]
29 The Road to Happiness (I) [1951]
30 Lecture to Young Men and Young Women’s Hebrew Association [1951]
a Life without Fear: A View of Poetry
b Questions and Answers

31 Sex Education Is Desirable [1951]
32 My Faith in the Future [1951]
33 A Liberal Decalogue [1951]
34 Prefatory Note to Reprint of “The Elements of Ethics” [1952]
35 The Road to Happiness (II) [1952]
36 Future of the B.B.C. [1952]
37 Leonardo’s Day—and Our Own [1952]

PART III. AUTOBIOGRAPHY, HUMOUR, FICTION

38 Celebrity [1950]
39 How I Write [1951]
40 The Use of Books [1950]
41 Things I Know and Things I Conjecture [1951]
a Things I Know
b Things I Conjecture

42 Bertrand Russell: Biographical Notes [1951]
43 The Corsican Ordeal of Miss X [1951]

PART IV. TAKING STOCK OF THE COLD WAR

44 The Fanatics [1950]
45 Message to Japanese Students [1950]
46 If We Are to Survive This Dark Time— [1950]
47 On Nationalism [1950]
48 Dictatorship Breeds Corruption [1951]
49 My Plan for Peace [1951]
50 Every Crisis an Opportunity [1951]
51 Why Defend the Free World? [1951]
  52 “What Can I Do?” [1951]
53 What Does the Single Individual Signify? [1951]
54 Soviet Humour—Does It Exist? [1951]
55 Two Letters on Preventive War [1950–51]
a Resignation from the Cambridge University Labour Club [1950]
b Lord Russell and the Atom Bomb [1951]

56 “Living in an Atomic Age”: Abstract, Foreword and Related Blurb [1951]
a Provisional Abstract
b Living in an Atomic Age
c Blurb for New Hopes for a Changing World

57 Communism and Christian Socialism [1951]
58 Answers to Questions [1951]
59 China in the Light of History [1951]
60 The Problem of Germany [1951]
61 Competition and Co-operation in Politics and Economics [1951]
62 Preface to A World Apart [1951]
63 The Narrow Line [1951]
64 Western Values [1952]
65 How Fanatics Are Made [1952]
66 How Near Is War? [1952]
67 One World—Is it Feasible? [1952]
68 Message to Protest Meeting against Political Trials in Spain [1952]

PART V. FRIEND OR FOE OF AMERICA

69 On Mass Hysteria [1951]
70 Why American Is Losing Her Allies [1951]
71 Lord Russell Sees MacArthur Dismissal as “Act of Courage” [1951]
72 What’s Wrong with Anglo-American Relations [1951]
73 Are These Moral Codes out of Date? [1951]
74 Commentary on “U.S.A. The Permanent Revolution” [1951]
75 Meet the Press [1951]
76 Using Beelzebub to Cast out Satan [1951]
77 Bertrand Russell and the U.S.A. [1952]
78 Bertrand Russell and the U.S. [1952]
79 Is America in the Grip of Hysteria? [1952]

APPENDIXES

INTERVIEWS AND REPORTED SPEECH

I Australian Interviews [1950]
II “Little Wisdom in World Today” [1950]
III American Interviews (I) [1950]
IV Happy? Of Course, Says the Earl [1950]
V The Nobel Prize Winners: Have They a Message for Us? [1951]
VI Plunging into Atomic War [1951]
VII Early Years Important to Lord Russell [1951]
VIII Baron Finds Answers to World’s Problems from Britain’s Greatest Thinker [1951]
IX American Interviews (II) [1951]
X The Next World War [1952]

MULTIPLE-SIGNATORY AND OTHER NON-AUTHORIAL TEXTS

XI Four Letters as President of the Mountaineering Association [1951–52]
XII Morley College [1951]
XIII Understanding With Germany [1951]

BROADCAST TRANSCRIPTS

XIV An Anglo-Australian Brains Trust [1951]
XV Could We Do More to Secure Human Rights? [1951]
XVI You and the World [1952]
XVII Question Time [1952]
XVIII Asian Club [1952]

TRANSLATIONS

XIX Hvad betyder det enkelte individ? [1951]
XX L’Avenir de la Science [1951]

Missing and Unprinted Papers
Annotation
Textual Notes
Bibliographical Index
General Index



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