The Conquest of Happiness

The Conquest of Happiness

Bertrand Russell

Philosophy / History / Social Sciences

The Conquest of Happiness is Bertrand Russell's recipe for good living. First published in 1930, it pre-dates the current obsession with self-help by decades. Leading the reader step by step through the causes of unhappiness and the personal choices, compromises and sacrifices that (may) lead to the final, affirmative conclusion of 'The Happy Man', this is popular philosophy, or even self-help, as it should be written.
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Why Men Fight

Why Men Fight

Bertrand Russell

Philosophy / History / Social Sciences

This formidable work — also published under the title of Principals of Social Reconstruction  — discusses war, pacifism, reason, impulse and personal liberty, and greatly contributed to Russells fame as a formidable social critic and anti-war activist. FB2Library.Elements.CiteItem FB2Library.Elements.CiteItem
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