Reference Entry

Russell, Bertrand Arthur William, third Earl Russell (1872-1970), philosopher, journalist, and political campaigner

Ray Monk

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Childhood and adolescence | Cambridge, 1890-1893 | First marriage and early philosophical work | The Principles of Mathematics | Principia mathematica | The deterioration of his first marriage | The impact of Ottoline Morrell and Ludwig Wittgenstein | The First World War | Second marriage | Return to philosophy | Post-war political activism | Historical significance

Reference Entry.  12866 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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