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Bertrand Russell
1931 Scarce SIGNED Bertrand Russell The Scientific Outlook-Cloth Binding
The Scientific Outlook, Bertrand Russell, Norton, New York, 1931, 269 pages plus index, red cloth binding, missing dust jacket, 1st edition, 12mo. In good condition. Boards show typical shelf wear. Split to top of spine. Gap besteem binding and cover boards. Previous owner's name on paste down. Bertrand signed top of front end paper. An atypical place for an author's signature-we are certain however that it is authentic. Light pencil underlining on last page of introduction. Gutter shaken. Missing dust jacket. A nice, readable copy! Please see photos. Bertrand Russell was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, essayist, social critic, political activist and Nobel Laureate. Russell led the British "revolt against idealism". He is considered one of the founders of analytic philosophy along with his predecessor Gottlob Frege. He is widely held to be one of the 20th century's premier logicians. Written at the peak of his career, The Scientific Outlook combines history of science with philosophical scrutiny of the scientific worldview, culminating in cautionary note on the potential implications of a future where science supersedes social and political values. RAREA1931AUVA. [Attributes: First Edition]
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