Bertrand Russell: Public Intellectual

Edited by Tim Madigan and Peter Stone

"The consistently first-rate papers in the collection Bertrand Russell: Public Intellectual serve as a powerful reminder of the breadth and depth of the contributions from one of the leading philosophers of the twentieth century... This text is an invaluable resource for students of Russell's life and thought."

-- Alan Schwerin, Associated Professor of Philosophy, Monmouth University
and former President of the Bertrand Russell Society

This expanded second edition features several new essays, as well as an interview with Noam Chomsky. Pre-order now through August 2021, using the link below, to receive free shipping to U.S. addresses.

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Winner of the 2017 Bertrand Russell Society Book Award!

Timothy J. Madigan is Professor and Chair of Philosophy at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York. He is the author of W. K. Clifford and “The Ethics of Belief” (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010); and co-author of Beyond Sustainability: A Thriving Environment, Second Edition (McFarland, 2021), Friendship & Happiness and the Connection Between Them (McFarland, 2017), Lessons Learned from Popular Culture (SUNY Press, 2016), and co-editor of Lucretius: His Continuing Influence and Contemporary Relevance (RIT Press, 2011). He is the former President of the Bertrand Russell Society and the recipient of its Service Award in 2021.

Peter Stone is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Trinity College Dublin. He is the author of The Luck of the Draw: The Role of Lotteries in Decision Making (Oxford University Press, 2011) and the editor of Lotteries in Public Life: A Reader (Imprint Academic, 2011). He has been a member of the Bertrand Russell Society for over 20 years, serves on its Board of Directors, and founded two of the Society’s local chapters. He currently serves as President of the Political Studies Association of Ireland.