Bertrand Russell was regarded as one of the twentieth century’s greatest minds. Well known for his profound knowledge and controversial approach to a myriad of different issues and subjects, his prolific works also exhibited great intellectual wit and humour. Bertrand Russell’s Best is a collection of Russell’s wittiest and most pungent writings. First published in 1958, this delightfully funny and entertaining book is a striking testament to the remarkable life, work and wit of Bertrand Russell.
‘…the cream of the great man’s satire, witty, pungent quotes from a variety of writings.’ – Evening News
‘…pungent quotations that underlie Lord Russell’s views on dogmatic authority as one of the greatest obstacles to human advancement.’ – The Times Educational Supplement
Preface by Bertrand Russell; Preface by the Editor; Introduction; Meaning of Symbols 1. Psychology 2. Religion 3. Sex and Marriage 4. Education 5. Politics 6. Ethics Epilogue Acknowledgements