Volumes of The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell


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

Edited by Andrew G. Bone
London and New York: Routledge, 2020
Pages: cvi, 1010
ISBN: 978-0-04-920092-0 (hbk)
ISBN: 978-1-003-10473-5 (ebk)



Abbreviations
Introduction
Acknowledgements
Chronology

PART I. AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTS, LECTURES, ARTICLES AND MISCELLANEA

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 Blurb for C.K. Bliss, Semantography [1950]
8 We and U.S. Can Lead and Help Asian People [1950]
9 Science Can Help Australia Support More People [1950]
10 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

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

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

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

PART II. “A COMMON-SENSE PARADISE”

18 If We Are to Survive This Dark Time— [1950]
19 What Desires Are Politically Important? [1950]
20 Loquacious Man and His Mind [1950]
21 “To Replace Our Fears with Hope” [1950]
22 “What Can I Do?” [1951]
23 What Does the Single Individual Signify? [1951]
24 The Future of Science [1951]
25 “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

26 Christianity and Science. Is there a Gulf ? [1951]
27 Prof. Gilbert Murray Honoured [1951]
28 Are Human Beings Necessary? [1951]
29 Competition and Co-operation in Politics and Economics [1951]
30 Denies Categorization as a “Humanist” [1951]
31 New Hopes for a Changing World [1951]
32 The Road to Happiness (I) [1951]
33 Lecture to Young Men and Young Women’s Hebrew Association [1951]
a Life without Fear: A View of Poetry
b Questions and Answers

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

PART III. AUTOBIOGRAPHY, HUMOUR, FICTION

42 Celebrity [1950]
43 How to Grow Old [1951]
44 How I Write [1951]
45 The Use of Books [1951]
46 Things I Know and Things I Conjecture [1951]
a Things I Know
b Things I Conjecture

  47 Bertrand Russell: Biographical Notes [1951]
48 The Corsican Ordeal of Miss X [1951]

PART IV. AVOIDING WAR

49 The Fanatics [1950]
50 Message to Japanese Students [1950]
51 On Nationalism [1950]
Two Letters on Preventive War [1950–51]
52 Resignation from the Cambridge University Labour Club [1950]
53 Lord Russell and the Atom Bomb [1951]
54 Dictatorship Breeds Corruption [1951]
55 My Plan for Peace [1951]
56 Why Defend the Free World? [1951]
57 Soviet Humour—Does It Exist? [1951]
58 Fifty Years’ Movement towards Equality [1951]
59 Communism and Christian Socialism [1951]
60 European Unity and the Atlantic Alliance [1951]
61 China in the Light of History [1951]
62 The Problem of Germany [1951]
63 Preface to A World Apart [1951]
64 The Narrow Line [1951]
65 Western Values [1952]
66 How Near Is War? [1952]
67 One World—Is it Feasible? [1952]
68 Message to Anti-Franco Protest Meeting [1952]

PART V. COLD WAR AMERICA AT HOME AND ABROAD

69 On Mass Hysteria [1951]
70 Every Crisis an Opportunity [1951]
71 Why American Is Losing Her Allies [1951]
72 Lord Russell Sees MacArthur Dismissal as “Act of Courage” [1951]
73 What’s Wrong with Anglo-American Relations [1951]
74 Are These Moral Codes Out of Date? [1951]
75 Commentary on “U.S.A. The Permanent Revolution” [1951]
76 Meet the Press [1951]
Three Papers on Political Conformity and Civil Liberties
77 Using Beelzebub to Cast Out Satan [1951]
78 Bertrand Russell and the U.S.A. [1952]
79 Bertrand Russell and the U.S. [1952]
80 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 Early Years Important to Lord Russell [1951]
VII Baron Finds Answers to World’s Problems from Britain’s Greatest Thinker [1951]
VIII American Interviews (II) [1951]
IX The Next World War [1952]

Multiple-Signatory and Other Non-Authorial Texts
X Four Letters as President of the Mountaineering Association [1951–52]
XI Morley College [1951]
XII Understanding With Germany [1951]

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

Original Non-English Texts
XVIII Hvad betyder det enkelte individ? [1951]
XIX L’Avenir de la Science [1951]

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



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