Item 34-39 - Copies of essays by Bertrand Russell written while reading for the Moral Sciences Tripos

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ADD.MS.a/238/34-39

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Copies of essays by Bertrand Russell written while reading for the Moral Sciences Tripos

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  • [1980] (Creation)

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43 sheets

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Gift of the Mills Memorial Library at McMaster University, 1980.

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Photocopies of six essays by Russell at the Mills Memorial Library, McMaster University: "On Pleasure; its definition, its causes & conditions, & the possibility of making it the end of rational action, written July 1893, with annotations by H. Sidgwick; "The Relation of what ought to be to what is, has been or will be" written Oct. 1893, with annotations by H. Sidgwick; three papers on Epistemology I-III, two undated, the other dated Nov. 1893, with annotations by J. Ward; and "On the Distinction between the Psychological and Metaphysical Points of View" written [1893/4].

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For use at Trinity College Library.

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Originals are in the Mills Memorial Library, McMaster University.

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Published in Cambridge essays 1888-99 by Bertrand Russell; edited by Kenneth Blackwell. London: Allen & Unwin, 1983.

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Accompanied by letters relating to the provenance.

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