17311

BRACERS Record Detail

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Collection code 
RA3
Class no. 
Recent acquisition no. 
69
Document no. 
.000225
Box no. 
2.55
Source if not BR 

Texas, U. of, HRC

Recipient(s) 
Morrell, Ottoline
Sender(s) 
BR
Date 
1911/10/18
Enclosures/References 
Form of letter 
ALS(M)
Pieces 
1E
BR's address code (if sender) 
TC
Notes, topics or text 

"Wed. evg." "—This raised a lot of complicated problems, which we were in the middle of when an unknown German appeared, speaking very little English but refusing to speak German. He turned out to be a man who had learnt engineering at Charlottenburg, but during his course had acquired, by himself, a passion for the philosophy of mathematics, and has now come to Cambridge on purpose to hear me. This took till 5.15;...."

Russell wrote (presumably later) up the left margin of the page by this paragraph: "This was Wittgenstein". [Perhaps the annotation dates from #441. (q.v.), record 17538.]

Filed 
Published 

SLBR 1: #179

Russell letter no. 
Permission 
Everyone
Thread 
Reel no. 
Frame no. 
Record no. 
17311
Record created 2014/05/20
Record last modified 2021/10/21
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