1st Edition

The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell, Volume 13 Prophecy and Dissent, 1914-16

Edited By Bernd Frohmann, Mark Lippincott, Richard A. Rempel Copyright 1988
    786 Pages
    by Routledge

    Bertrand Russell's shorter writings against British participation in the First World War from its outbreak until the formation of Lloyd George's coalition. It includes the fullest documentation yet of the continuing government attempts to stifle Russell, then regarded as Britain's most dangerous pacifist.

    Introduction PART I: 4 AUGUST-24 DECEMBER 1914 1 Friends of Progress Betrayed 2 The Rights of the War 3 Will This War End War? Not Unless the Democracy of Europe Awakens 4 War: The Cause and the Cure. Rulers Cannot Be Trusted with Peace Negotiations 5 Our Foreign Office. The Need of Democratic Control 6 Armaments and National Security 7 Belgian Professors in Cambridge 8 Fear As the Ultimate Cause of War 9 Why Nations Love War 10 War?? the Offspring of Fear 11 Letter to C. A. Reed 12 Possible Guarantees of Peace 13 Peace and Goodwill Shall Yet Reign PART II: 1915 14 The Ethics of War 15 Can England and Germany Be Reconciled after the War? 16 The Policy of the Allies 17 Mr. Russell's Reply to His Critics 18 Is a Permanent Peace Possible? 19 he Reconciliation Question 20 A True History of Europe's Last War 21 Mr. Bertrand Russell and the Ethics of War 22 To Avoid Future Wars 23 A Notable Gathering 24 ord Northcliffe's Triumph 25 How America Can Help to Bring Peace 26 The Future of Anglo-German Rivalry 27 The Philosophy of Pacifism 28 War and Non-Resistance 29 On Justice in War-Time. An Appeal to the Intellectuals of Europe 30 The International Review 31 he War and Non-Resistance. A Rejoinder to Professor Perry 32 Edith Cavell 33 Two Letters 34 Mr. Russell Replies 35 Review of Gilbert Parker, The World in the Crucible 36 The Unpublished Critique 37 The Policy of the Entente, 1904-1914: A Reply to Professor Gilbert Murray PART III: I JANUARY-7 DECEMBER 1916 38 Syllabuses for Eight Lectures on Principles of Social Reconstruction 39 Principles of Social Reconstruction 40 Disintegration and the Principle of Growth 41 What Is Wanted 42 Conscription 43 Mr. Russell's Reply 44 North Staffs' Praise of War 45 he Danger to Civilization 46 Principles of Social Reconstruction and Notes for Harvard Lectures 47 Reply to Academicus on Conscientious Objectors 48 A Clash of Consciences 49 Two Years' Hard Labour for Refusing to Disobey the Dictates of Conscience [The Everett Leaflet] 50 Practical War Economy 51 Will They Be Shot? 52 Folly, Doctor-Like, Controlling Skill 53 The Nature of the State in View of Its External Relations 54 Adsum Qui Feci 55 Liberty of Conscience 56 Two Accounts of the Trial 57 What Bertrand Russell Was Not Allowed to Say 58 58 An Appeal on Behalf of Conscientious Objectors 59 Mr. Tennant on the Conscientious Objectors 60 The Question of the Conscientious Objectors 61 Why Not Peace Negotiations? 62 What Are We Fighting For? 63 The Cardiff Speech 64 British Politics 65 Hon. Bertrand Russell Says When Fate of Constantinople is Settled 66 The Conscientious Objector 67 Rex v. Russell 68 Clifford Allen and Mr. Lloyd George 69 Meeting with General Cockerill 70 Bertrand Russell and the War Office 71 The World As It Can Be Made [Syllabus] 72 Foreword to Political I deals 73 What We Stand For 74 Mr. Russell's Lectures 75 Mr. Bertrand Russell's Case 76 The NCF and the Political Outlook


    Bernd Frohmann, Mark Lippincott, Richard A. Rempel