Donahoe, Wade
June 1952
New Republic;6/16/52, Vol. 126 Issue 24, p23
This article critically appraises the book "Bertrand Russell's Dictionary of Mind, Matter and Morals," edited by Lester E. Denonn. In Lord Russell's body of philosophy one finds a competitive spirit directed against classical and medieval logic; Aristotle and his followers in Russell's discourse on logic and science receive rough treatment. His theories of social possibilities and effects are apparently his interest is in seeking only that truth to be founded upon verification for which can be verified by controlled experiment. And he requires of social thought and freedom that they adapt to changes of knowledge and to changes of human needs.


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