Bertrand Russell

Russell Society Home Page

About Bertrand Russell

About the Russell Society

The BRS Library

Society Publications

Russell Texts Online

Russell Resources

JOIN the Russell Society!

Officers and Organization

Contact Us




This year, the annual meeting of the Bertrand Russell Society was held June 2-4 at Central Connecticut State University. (Here are the meeting’s program and talk abstracts.)

Last year, the Society’s annual meeting was held June 24-26 at St. John Fisher College in Rochester NY. Rick Lewis, editor of Philosophy Now, was the keynote speaker.

Next year, the BRS will meet at McMaster University, in Hamilton Ontario, June 22-24, for the 50th anniversary of McMaster's Bertrand Russell Archives. Start planning for it now!

Students! The Russell Society invites submissions for its annual Student Essay Prize, for best new paper on Russell by an undergraduate or graduate student. See details here.

This year’s winners of the Bertrand Russell Society Book Award are are Tim Madigan and Peter Stone (eds.) for their fine collection of essays, Bertrand Russell: Public Intellectual.

Another collection of essays on Bertrand Russell's relevance today as a public intellectual, Bertrand Russell’s Life and Legacy, has been edited by Peter Stone and is due out this month.

The winners of last year’s (2016) BRS Book Award are Donovan Wishon and Bernard Linsky for Knowledge, Acquaintance, and Logic: New Essays on Russell’s Problems of Philosophy.

Other past BRS Book Award winners are Gülberk Koç Maclean for Bertrand Russell’s Bundle Theory of Particulars, John Ongley and Rosalind Carey for Russell: A Guide for the Perplexed, and Jolen Galaugher for Russell’s Philosophy of Logical Analysis.

Here is a list of forthcoming books on Bertrand Russell and his life and work. The site is maintained by the Bertrand Russell Archives at McMaster University.

And be sure to visit the online Russell Society Library, where you will find an extensive collection of works by Russell available for online viewing (and many videos of Russell in the members area). New at the Society Library is a complete bibliography of Russell's writings.

Finally, the Russell Society’s Bulletin is also online, as are McMaster University’s Russell Journal, and past issues of the BRS Quarterly.