Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Russell

was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, and social critic
Reason is a harmonizing, controlling force rather than a creative one.More Bertrand Russell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Philosophy, though unable to tell us with certainty what is the true answer to the doubts which it raises, is able to suggest many possiblities which enlarge our thoughts and free them from the tyranny of custom. Thus, while diminishing our feeling of certainty as to what things are, it greatly increases our knowledge as to what the may be; it removes the somewhat arrogant dogmatism of those who have never travelled into the region of liberating doubt, and it keeps alive our sense of wonder by showing familar things inMore Bertrand Russell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Morally, a philosopher who uses his professional competence for anything except a disinterested search for truth is guilty of a kind of treachery.More Bertrand Russell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Mathematics takes us into the region of absolute necessity, to which not only the actual word, but every possible word, must conform.More Bertrand Russell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.More Bertrand Russell quotes [07/08/2011 06:07:28]

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