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|Monografia||Biblioteca Dr. Francisco Salgado Zenha||BSZ 19 RUSSELL - R||Não requisitável | Not for loan||224633|
Tit. orig.: In praise of idleness, and other essays
Over the course of a long career, Russell also made contributions to a broad range of subjects, including the history of ideas, ethics, political and educational theory, and religious studies. General readers have benefited from his many popular writings on a wide variety of topics.
After a life marked by controversy--including dismissals from both Trinity College, Cambridge, and City College, New York--Russell was awarded the Order of Merit in 1949 and the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1950. Noted also for his many spirited anti-nuclear protests and for his campaign against western involvement in the Vietnam War, Russell remained a prominent public figure until his death at the age of 97.
(Bowker Author Biography)