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Bertrand Russell and Trinity

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In 1916 Bertrand Russell was prosecuted and fined for publishing (in defence of a conscientious objector) 'statements likely to prejudice the recruiting and discipline of His Majesty's forces.' He was almost immediately afterwards dismissed from his Lectureship at Trinity College, Cambridge, by the College Council. This expulsion provoked a storm of protest and the true fa ...more
Paperback, 76 pages
Published February 28th 2009 by Cambridge University Press
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This is a pamphlet written by one of Bertrand Russell's contemporaries. It's purpose is to explain the circumstances surrounding Russell's leaving Trinity during WWI and his reinstatement after. I read it because it was one of the references used by the author of The Indian Clerk and because I am interested in Bertrand Russell. It's probably not a book that would appeal to most people.
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