Foreword to the Routledge Classics edition. 1. Science and Tradition 2. General Effects of Scientific Technique 3. Scientific Technique in Oligarchy 4. Democracy and Scientific Technique 5. Science and War 6. Science and Values 7. Can a Scientific Society be Stable? Index
Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970) is regarded as one of the greatest philosophers of the twentieth century and a celebrated writer and commentator on social and political affairs.
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