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‘First Efforts’<sup>1</sup>

Nicholas Griffin

in Russell’s Idealist Apprenticeship

Published in print January 1991 | ISBN: 9780198244530
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191680786 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198244530.003.0001
‘First Efforts’1

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This chapter discusses the first years of Russell's life, from the death of both of his parents to the first few attempts at writing about philosophy. It is stated in the discussions that the intellectual background for most, if not all, of Russell's thoughts consist largely of the theory of evolution.

Keywords: Russell; philosophy; theory of evolution; thoughts

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Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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