Volumes of The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell


Volume 24: Civilization and the Bomb, 1944–47

IN PROGRESS                                                                       QUOTATIONS

Edited by Kenneth Blackwell



Abbreviations
Introduction
Acknowledgements
Chronology

PART I. AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND BIOGRAPHY

1 The Most Unforgettable Character I Ever Met [c.1944]
2 Eminent Men I Have Known [c.1944–49]
3 Ten of My Favourite Books [1945]
4 Statement on Using His Title [1945]
5 H. G. Wells—the Man as I Knew Him [1946]

PART II. VALUES AND EDUCATION

6 What Makes a Woman a Fascinator? [1944]
7 A Waste of Public Money [1944]
8 Democracy and Ability in Education [1945]
9 Make Divorce Easier [1945]
10 Proposal for a Free Rational Thought Club [1945]
11 The Value of Philosophy [1945]
12 Is the Child the Father of the Man? [1945]
13 Ideas That Have Harmed Mankind [1946]
14 Ideas That Have Helped Mankind [1946]
15 A Plea for Clear Thinking [1947]
16 Blurb for Puzzled People [1947]
17 Blurb for Curry, Education for Sanity [1947]
18 Blurb for Burns, The First Europe [1947]

PART III. SCIENCE AND DEMOCRACY

19 Should Scientists Be Public Servants? [1945]
20 What Is Democracy? (1) [1946]
21 What Is Democracy? (2) [1946?]
22 Should a Scientist Be Free to Tell? [1946]
23 Blurb for Popper, The Open Society and Its Enemies [1946]
24 Soviet Genetics [1946]
25 A Scientist’s Plea for Democracy [1947]
26 Science and Democracy [1947]
27 The Taming of Power [1947]

PART IV. BRITAIN, THE EMPIRE AND ANGLO-AMERICAN RELATIONS

28 Can Americans and Britons Be Friends? [1944]
29 How War Has Changed the British People [1944]
30 I Am Thankful for the B.B.C. [1944]
31 Britain—U.S.A. [1944]
32 Some Impressions of America [1944]
33 The Twilight of the British Empire [1944]
34 British and American Nationalism [1945]
35 Where Do We Go Now? [1945]
36 Future of India [1945]
37 Promise Freedom to India after War with Japan [1945]
38 The Future in India [1945?]
39 Message to India [1945]
40 Election Survey [1945]
41 Should We Abolish the House of Lords? [1947]

PART V. WAR’S END IN GERMANY AND THE FAR EAST

42 Can We Re-Educate Germany? [1945]
43 Obstacles to Democracy in Liberated Countries [1945]
44 The Future in China and Japan [1945]
45 A Philosophy for Reconstruction [1945]
46 What the European Victory Means to China [1945]
47 The Problem of Cruelty [1945]
48 Hopes and Fears for Tomorrow [1945]
49 Food Parcels Still Needed [1945]
50 Mass Deportations (1) [1945]
51 Mass Deportations (2) [1945]
52 Russian Deportations [1945]

  53 The German Disaster [1945]
54 Situation in Central Europe [1945]
55 What Should Now Be Our Policy towards Germany? [1946]
56 German Recovery: a European Interest [1947]
57 United Europe (2) [1947]

PART VI. THE SOVIET UNION, WORLD GOVERNMENT AND THE ATOMIC BOMB

58 The Atomic Bomb [1945]
59 What Is the Truth about Russia? [1945]
60 What Should Be British Policy towards Russia? [1945]
61 How to Avoid the Atomic War [1945]
62 Letter on Appeasing Russia [1945]
63 Peace or Atomization? [1945]
64 What America Could Do with the Atomic Bomb [1945]
a What America Could Do with the Atomic Bomb
b Bertrand Russell Offers an Escape from Destruction

65 Britain and the Atomic Bomb [1945]
66 The International Situation [1945]
67 How I Would Win the Peace [1946]
68 The Atomic Bomb and the Prevention of War [1946]
69 Pax Sovietica vs. Pax Americana [1947]
70 The Outlook for Mankind [1947]
a The Outlook for Mankind [1947]
b United Europe (1) [1947]

71 Preface to the German Edition of Power [1947]
72 Atomic Energy Control [1947]
73 International Government [1947]
74 Survival in the Atomic Age [1947]
a Survival in the Atomic Age
b Still Time for Good Sense

75 The International Bearings of Atomic Warfare [1947]
76 The Future of Mankind [1947?]

APPENDICES

I Contributions to the BBC Brains Trust [1944–47]
II An Interview with Russell [1944]
III A World Worth Living in for All Peoples [1944]
IV Bertrand Russell Demands Release of Indian Leaders [1945]
V Starvation in Europe (1) [1945]
VI Starvation in Europe (2) [1945]
VII Bertrand Russell [1945]
VIII Filosofiens värde [1945]
IX Controversy over 53, “The German Disaster” [1945–46]
X Memorial to the Prime Minister [1946]
XI Famine and Disease in Hungary [1946]
XII Food Supplies [1946]
XIII Bertrand Russell on the Future of Mankind [1946]
XIV Food for Europe [1946]
XV Draft for a Petition [1946]
XVI Bread Rationing [1946]
XVII The Value of Conscience [1946]
XVIII Religious Freedom on the BBC [1946]
XIX United Europe Movement [1947]
XX Arrests in China [1947]
XXI Conditions of Peace [1947]
XXII “It’s Later Than We Think” [1947]
XXIII Revisions to The Scientific Outlook [1947]
XXIV An Interview with Bertrand Russell [1947]
XXV A Moscow Report of a Lecture [1947]
XXVI Deserters from the Forces [1947]
XXVII World Government [1947]
XXVIII Control of Atomic Energy [1947]
XXIX Pocket Diary and Earnings [1947]

Missing and Unprinted Papers
Annotation
Textual Notes
Bibliographical Index
Index of Paper Titles
General Index



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