BRACERS Notes

Record no. Notes, topics or text
1201

Fülöp-Miller encloses (not present) Ganeshan's Current Thought with an article on BR by Fülöp-Miller. He is also sending BR his book on new Russia.

1202

Representative Fulton congratulates the Russells on their imprisonment.

1203

BR thanks Fulton for his support.

1204

Schoenman asks if Fulton has seen BR's "The Myth of American Freedom", The Minority of One.

1205

Gellner encloses a review of BR's broadcast, "The World and the Observer" and an offprint (not present).

1206

BR read Gellner's "How to Live in Anarchy" in The Listener.

1207

Fry comments on BR's "illuminating" book, Why Men Fight. The original is in the scrapbook for that book, p. 6.



A photocopy of the letter is in box 5.17.

1208

BR has added a late note on a separate slip of paper on having "much discussion" with Goldman in Russia in 1920. BR provided the year with a query.

1209

BR is mentioned as a potential signatory to a letter.

1210

This copy of BR's letter was sent to him by G. Mendelevich.

1211

BR states that he does not have any letters from Gorky.

1212

Graves proposes that the majority of men be gelded. She refers to the population chapter of Principles of Social Reconstruction.

1213

BR's physical strength is "no longer equal to long journeys".

1214

BR would be pleased to see him.

1215

Graves blames BR "most strongly" for what he did with Siegfried Sassoon and the war.

1216

Greene invites BR to a cocktail party on July 31.

1217

Colette is mentioned, as is Greenwood's love of the sea for all moods, which she wonders if BR shares. The photo is of a baby, "Michael".

1218

Greenwood says that BR "may be able to fertilize the field".

1219

Gabor and his brother have written on "the mathematical theory of freedom".

1220

BR confirms his views on eugenics.

1221

On the philosophy of perception in BR's broadcast "The World and the Observer", heard on the New Zealand B.C.

1222

On argument as a game.

1223

On the continuity of temporal series.

1224

On Common Sense and Nuclear Warfare.

1225

Enclosed with document .050193.

1226

On BR's essay "Determinism and Morals", whose publication suggests a date.

1227

Gandy asks if he and Georg Kreisel and Martin Löb may visit BR. Gandy writes from Penrhyndeudraeth.

1228

BR will be pleased to see the 3 logicians on April 7: "You will have to treat me as an ignoramus."



BR has written an outline on the present nuclear situation on the bottom of the letter.

1229

Gardner would like to see BR about Vernon Lee.

1230

BR instances the CCNY case of 1940 in respect to social diversity.

1231

"Private". BR hopes that The Observer will review Gellner's Words and Things.

1232

Astor hopes that The Observer's treatment of the Ryle-Gellner matter will not seem "lacking in loyalty" to BR.



Enclosed is an editorial, "Out of Mind".

 

1233

Copleston agrees with BR as against Ryle in the controversy over Gellner's book.

1234
1235
1236

BR's letter with envelope was returned: "no such street number". The letter appears to have been typed by Edith Finch.

1237

BR's secretary (i.e., R. Schoenman) has asked Garnett to join the Committee of 100, but he does not think civil disobedience will get anywhere in the U.K.

1238

On the value of mathematics.

1239

BR has left an annotation on a separate slip: "[Mathematical master at Bedales]". The letter concerns the definition of pure mathematics in The Principles of Mathematics. BR answered the letter.

1240
1241

Gatehouse has suggestions for combatting the threat of nuclear war and asserts that it is women who will suffer most in nuclear war. She encloses her earlier letter; see document .050204a.

1242

BR disagrees that English women will suffer more than men and children in a nuclear war.

1243

On the possible publication of Lady Ottoline Morrell's memoirs. Gathorne-Hardy is first literary executor; Hope Mirlees is another.

1244

Gatliff regrets the cancellation of BR's lecture "this afternoon", i.e. at the Brotherhood Church, and looks forward to a lecture in November.

1245

Gavin was a "retainer" of the Russells and Stanleys.

1246

A plea for a Civil List pension for the widow of Philip Lindsay.

1247

The Gengerellis of U.C.L.A. invite the Russells to "a simple Italian dinner", complete with menu. The first and last items are whiskey.



See Gengerelli's 1961 letter in RA1 720.

1248

BR's certificate is for the "supreme award of merit and honorary fellowship ... for outstanding contribution to the betterment of race relations and human welfare".

1249
1250

Not a letter but an issue of The Rationalist, 7, no. 5 (May 1962), with an article by Gerke, "Bertrand Russell—A Tribute".

1251

BR thanks Gerke for the article about him in The Rationalist.

1252

Gernsback writes in response to BR's "Can Scientific Man Survive?". Gernsback, who claims to have coined the term "science fiction", enclosed 7 issues of Forecast, 1951-57, mainly about future inventions as predicted by Gernsback.

1253

BR has not seen Gernsback's book, Ralph 124c 41.

1254

Lady Ottoline has told Gertler of an opportunity to write to BR.

1255

Ghosh encloses a review of Basic Writings and notes that his forthcoming My English Journey has a reference to BR.

1256

BR thanks Ghosh for his review.

1257

Ghoshal requests that BR write in support of the Nobel Literature Prize for Sudhin N. Ghose. Enclosed are copies of letters from Joseph Needham and J.E. van Lohuizen. A note from BR in Edith Russell's hand is at the top.

1258

BR declines to nominate Dr. Ghose for a Nobel Prize.

1259
1260

Gibbs asks BR to sign a letter to The Times opposing the obscenity prosecutions.

1261

Gibbs states that BR's broadcast "The World and the Observer" was anticipated by his own work.

1262

BR states that the doctrines of his "The World and the Observer" broadcast are contained in Human Knowledge.

1263

Girbau encloses an article by Eduardo Ortega y Gasset in Spanish, dedicated to BR.

1264

Goertzel and her husband have written Cradles of Eminence.

1265

BR is interested in the book she mentions.

1266

BR feels sure that Cradles of Eminence is interesting and valuable.

1267

Gibbs wants to attend BR's lectures on the philosophy of mathematics. He is starting work as a coach.

1268

Gibson has heard BR lecture and asks him about the basic reasoning of The Problems of Philosophy.

1269

Gilbert asks to borrow BR's letters from Clifford Allen for Plough My Own Furrow.

1270

BR sends Gilbert "all the letters and relevant material" on Clifford Allen in BR's papers.

1271

Gilbert enjoyed David Susskind's interview with BR.

1272

BR sends her two copies of his History of the World in Epitome.

1273

Gill sends BR 10 shillings for an unspecified purpose and recalls meeting at Cornford's "years ago" and at Schnatel's Beethoven concerts.

1274

The envelope contained (not present) Gille's book of poems.

1275

BR is "encouraged that you should attempt to control the horror of nuclear danger to man in poetic form."

1276

Gillett commiserates on BR's court case "tomorrow".

1277

The recipient is assumed to be Arthur B. Gillett, although only the surname is given.



On Christ, the "Sermon on the Mount", hell fire, non-resistance, and continence and venereal disease.



At the top is a notation: "Reply to Quaker".

1278

Gilman is reading Why Men Fight.

1279

Gilmore disagrees with BR's contention that dead matter is unable to exhibit conditioned reflexes.

1280

Gilson knew BR in Chicago.

1281

Tea with the Russells at Hasker Street was a high point.

1282

BR tells Gilson that he is no longer married to the wife she knew.

1283

Girdwood tells BR that he and many of his clerical colleagues are "struck with the remarkable agreement between your own ideas and those of Jesus of Nazareth himself."

1284

BR is asked to be a candidate in the rectorial elections. Also signed by Mark I.M. Thomson.

1285

Glass wants to re-photograph BR and refers to "a pleasant evening together with a bottle of Jameson's whiskey" in July 1949.

1286

Glass would like to re-photograph BR.

1287

BR and Edith have to be away when Glass would like to photograph them.

1288

Glass encloses (not present) a thank-you from New Left Review for BR's role in the Cuban Missile Crisis.

1289

BR thanks Glass for her comments on his role in the Cuban Missile Crisis.

1290

Collins objects to BR's closing salutation, "Yours, etc."

1291
1292

BR refers Gleich to Human Society in Ethics and Politics, but he is "not at all sure that what I have to say in that book is adequate...."

1293

Gleich asks BR why we should strive for the good life if we are part of nature that knows no good or evil.

1294

Glick sends BR a copy of his The Administration of Technical Assistance.

1295

Trafford writes about a possible relative of BR's, Miss Edith Mary Adelaide Godfrey.

1296

The legal firm writes to BR about a possible relative.

1297

On Godwin's letter to The Guardian.

1298

BR has seen Godwin's letter published in The Guardian.

1299

On the idealist view of experience.

1300

Dr. Goldsiher mentions Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy.

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