BRACERS Notes

Record no. Notes, topics or text
1501

They probe BR's attitude to the ending of the general strike.

1502

Hassall wants letters and impressions of Eddie Marsh.

1503

In German.

1504

Haycock, a former C.O., requests BR's support of his candidature at Rochdale.

1505

BR decides not to support Haycock, although a break with Labour may become necessary later.

1506

Haydon has been forwarding BR's mail to China. She wants to live with Clifford Allen.

1507

Hayek has met BR. He is preparing a sketch of Wittgenstein's life.

1508

BR will let Hayek consult the originals of his Wittgenstein letters.

1509

Hayfron-Benjamin thanks BR for helping to get his daughter admitted to medical training.

1510

BR states: "It is a happiness to have been of some assistance to her at a crucial moment."

1511

Haynes is writing a book against belief in personal immortality and needs assistance on assumptions about the cosmos that are not Hegelian.

1512

On education and psychology, with reference to BR's approach at Beacon Hill.

1513

Hayward is supportive of BR's anti-war efforts. BR has noted at the top: "Have you got this name among sympathizers?"

1514

Hazelton thanks BR for the gift of Satan in the Suburbs.

1515

Hazelton is ill and asks for a postcard.

1516

Head attended BR's "Analysis of Mind" lecture "Tuesday" and critiques no. VII, "Pleasure, Pain and Desire".

1517

Heath seeks BR's approval of a statement in a forthcoming article. BR is said to "inveigh against all things historical".

1518

Heath invites BR to dinner with the residents to discuss the "Religion" chapter of Principles of Social Reconstruction.

1519

Hedrick asks if BR and other English mathematicians would join the Mathematical Association of America.

1520

Heelas encloses (document .050934a) a letter on unilateralism.

1521
1522

BR considers Heelas's arguments about NATO and unilateralism; Adenauer and de Gaulle.

1523

BR provides the destination for the copy of Universal Algebra—Countess von Zeppelin.

1524

Whitehead's Universal Algebra can be supplied.

1525

A card of greetings to BR.

1526

Also in the file: a carbon copy of the letter.



Heineman is writing a thesis on "Nuclear Power and the Ideology of Pacifism", and has queries for BR on limited war. His supervisor, William Yandell Elliott, smuggled BR into the Philosophical Club at Oxford in 1922.

1527

BR asks for a list of his writings on nuclear warfare, and discusses limited war.

1528

Heinemann tells BR of Urmson's Philosophical Analysis.

1529

BR asks for a review copy of Philosophical Analysis.

1530

Farley encloses a translation of Frankel's passage about BR as a logician: "perhaps the most important logician since Aristotle, and certainly since Leibniz".

1531

In German. About the International Congress of Mathematics.

1532

Henderson sends BR his biography of Bernard Shaw and tells BR that he enjoyed his lectures last autumn.

1533

Henderson asks for an essay on Gilbert Murray. She refers to BR having Murray's permission to use his letters as he likes.

1534

Smith writes on behalf of M. Isobel Henderson while she is away to acknowledge receipt of BR's article on Murray.

1535

BR's "various moves have brought my papers into confusion". He asks for typed copies of his letters to Murray.

1536

Henderson congratulates BR on his engagement to Edith Finch.

1537

BR has an unreliable impression that The Misuse of Mind by Stephen was written about 1912. He invites Henderson's family to visit him.

1538

Hennessy asks to see BR about educational experiments.

1539

BR does not know of any book about Beacon Hill School, which failed due to "lack of administrative skill".

1540

Henry asks if BR received Inde by Madame Romain Rolland which covers her husband's journal for 1915-43.

1541

Herling, in a friendly letter, feels obliged to correct BR's "Open Letter to Norman Thomas" about himself.

1542

Herling corrects statements about himself, including some by Zbigniew Brzezinski.

1543

BR apologizes: "I relied upon my memory and I am compelled to conclude that it is not as accurate as it used to be."

1544

Hermeren writes about Wittgenstein and a logically perfect language from the "High Seminar of Philosophy" at Lund University.

1545

BR asserts that Wittgenstein was occupied with the idea of a logically perfect language at one time. On incurring the wrath of Wittgenstein "and consequently that of his disciples".

1546

In German. Hermes writes about BR's letters from Frege which he exchanged for photographs with Heinrich Scholz in 1935-36.

1547

BR is "virtually certain" that he has the "photo-copies" of his letters to Frege, but "it will take me a little time to find them".

1548

In German. BR sends Scholz all the letters he can find from Frege. He will send others if he finds any. Scholz should keep them as BR would prefer copies.

 

1549

Herne praises BR for upholding the principles of liberalism. He once spent 20 minutes in discussion with BR on a train.

1550

In German. Included is a draft translation (document .051022) by Tom Kinsey. Herneck has written a book on Einstein and includes offprints on him.

1551

BR thanks Herneck for his letter and seeks donations.

1552

Heslop reiterates his invitation that BR lecture in South Shields, or attend a demonstration.

1553

Hewins encloses (not present) a letter from Joseph Chamberlain on imperial preferential tariffs.

1554

Also in file; TL(TC,X), document .187127.

1555

The Piranesi (an enormous volume in Russell's Library, no. 1296), back from the binder, will return by train tomorrow.

1556

On tenancy and furniture and Mr. Chester.

1557

On honour in diplomacy.

1558

Hilty inquires into BR's criticism of "The Free Man's Worship".

1559

BR responds to Hilty's query concerning "The Free Man's Worship".

1560

Hinds inquires about Alys Russell's support for the School for Mothers, mentioned in Evelyn M. and Dora E.L. Bunting et al., A School for Mothers.



BR has annotated the letter.

1561

BR has no papers or memories on the School for Mothers.

1562

Hirst asks BR to a peace meeting with M.P.S.

1563

Hiss is deeply grateful for BR's letter to Arnoni about him.

1564

The Cambridge Special Committee has agreed to "publish" BR's lectures "on their list".



BR has annotated Hobson.

1565

Hoernlé is related to Alfred Hoernlé and is supportive of BR's anti-war views.

1566

Hodes, from South Africa, has settled in Israel and wonders about pacifism.

1567

BR responds to Hodes' request for a message for publication.

1568

Sheffer is mentioned.



In German.

1569

As a result of government restrictions, they cannot now send BR further supplies of "Red Hackle" special de luxe Scotch whisky.

1570

BR denies the possibility of being overstocked with Red Hackle.

In Dear BR, the letter is incorrectly dated 1960/07/08.

1571

Mrs. P.T. Hering suggests that BR overlooked "Irish blood" in his article "Can Americans and Britons Be Friends?".

1572

Brownlow asks how BR would deal with the "aggressive" leaders of China.

1573

On China.

1574

Haydon recalls BR (and Patricia?) taking on a pregnant acquaintance as a maid. Haydon suffers from suicidal depression.

1575

BR signs the 90th birthday programme for Haydon and sends her kind words.

1576

Heath asks BR to interest himself in Tanganyika and to see Nyerere. The enclosure is titled "A Pattern of Government".

1577

BR declines to try to see Nyerere as he is ignorant of Tanganyika (Tanzania).

1578
1579

Hoernlé asks if BR regards Principia as his best on "the fundamental logic questions".

1580

Father Holdsworth defends Christians in the face of BR's televised criticisms before a panel on New Year's Eve.

1581

BR defends his critique of religion, including "the 'splendid beliefs' of which the Queen spoke".
 

1582

Holland has heard BR's talk on Conrad, whom he knew, too.

1583

Holroyd asks to see BR about Lytton Strachey for his biography of him. Note at top: "[O.K., but don't know when I shall be in London R]."

1584

BR suggests that Holroyd telephone his secretary to learn when he will be next in Chelsea.

1585

Holt writes on philosophy as one of the "New Realists".

1586

Dyson asks BR to sign a letter to The Times about not prosecuting homosexuality.

1587
1588

A Canadian, Keenleyside headed B.C. Hydro in the 1960s.

1589

BR signs a letter to The Times on homosexuality.

1590
1591
1592

A conference is fixed for the 27th.

1593

Hopkins recalls a luncheon given him by BR and Frank Russell in 1920.

1594

BR remembers the occasion and is interested in radio station KFPK.

1595

Horowitz encloses (not present) some sayings and is an avid reader of BR in the Jewish Daily Forward.

1596

On religion and sex, with reference to Havelock Ellis.

1597

Horwood recalls meeting BR as a member of the N.C.F. He argues that capitalism is to blame for current evils.

1598

Although the Pentagon is "insane and uncompromising", BR holds that all nuclear countries are blameworthy.

1599
1600

Re a leave of absence.

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