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Honorary Members of the Russell Society


Tariq Ali
Mario Bunge
Noam Chomsky
Elizabeth R. Eames
Daniel Ellsberg
Christopher Farley
Taslima Nasrin
John Allen Paulos
John Russell
Amartya Sen
Katharine Russell Tait
Ibn Warraq

Each honorary member meets at least one of the following criteria: 1. is a member of BR's family; 2. had worked closely with BR in an important way; 3. has made a distinctive contribution to BR scholarship; 4. has acted in support of a cause or idea that BR championed; 5. has promoted awareness of BR or of BR's work; 6. has exhibited qualities of character (such as moral courage) reminiscent of BR.

Past honorary members (now deceased): A.J. Ayer, Ken Coates, Peter Cranford, Lester Denonn, Paul Edwards, Antony Flew, Michael Foot, Ivor Grattan-Guinness, Paul Kurtz, Nelson Mandela, Linus Pauling, David Pears, Karl Popper, W.V. Quine, Conrad Russell, Dora Russell, Edith Russell, John Conrad Russell, Paul A. Schilpp