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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (385 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Bertrand Russell Narrator: Terrence Hardiman Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Remarkably relevant, beautifully written, and filled with wit and wisdom, these 3 essays by Bertrand Russell allow the listener to test the concepts of The Good Life, Morality, The Existence of God, Christianity, and Human Nature. What I Believe was used prominently in the 1940 New York court proceedings in which Russell was judicially declared unfit to teach philosophy at City College of New York. Why I Am Not a Christian concludes that churches throughout history have retarded progress and states that we should instead look to our own efforts here below to make this world a fit place to live in. Finally, A Free Man's Worship, perhaps the most famous single essay written by Russell, considers whether humans operate from free will. Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Dc96 | 3/16/2013

    " Some of it is a bit dated now but the general ideas remain relevant. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by SP Mugler | 10/7/2011

    " Smart and beautifully written. I'll have to buy this book so I can go through it more thoroughly. Perhaps a deeper understanding will bump up my rating. Bertrand Russell may have a new fan. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jonathan | 7/26/2011

    " Hard truth laid down simply and clearly. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Tim Weakley | 5/22/2011

    " Very tightly written examination of the authors first principles. For a short work it really forces the reader to think. "

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