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Free Man's Worship

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This collection of essays is concerned with different ways of knowing; the particular problems of philosophy; and the ultimate nature of matter. They reveal Russell's lifelong preoccupation: the disentanglement with ever-increasing precision of what is subjective or intellectually cloudy from what is objective or capable of logical demonstration. In them we can see the Rus ...more
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Mariam Okasha
May 03, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
الكتاب عبارة عن عشر مقالات كتبها برتراند راسل في صحف عدة, أهمها مقالة عبادة الإنسان الحر التي اختير عنوانها اسماً للكتاب..
فلسفة برتراند راسل غنية عن التعريف و الكتاب أكثر من رائع كما أن الترجمة ترجمة فيلسوف حقيقي !
استمتعتُ كثيراً بقراءته استمتاعي بكل ما يمت للفلسفة بصلة و أكثر قليلاً .
Mostafa Samir
Feb 25, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
إذا كنت تعتقد أنك تمتلك عقلا ً متشككا ً تحليلا ً، فلتقرأ هذا الكتاب لتتعرف على مستوى أعلى من الشك والتحليل.
فأما الشك ، ففى المقالات التي يتضمنها الكتاب ، يُخضع رسل أكثر الأفكار بديهية ً تحت الفخص والتدقيق لتكتشتف إشكالات لا حصر لها فى ما يمر على أذهاننا يوميا ً بلا أي تساؤل أو شك. ولعل أكثر ما حاز انتباهي هو تنفيده لقانون السببية فى العلم فى الفصل التاسع "عن مفهوم السبب".

أما عن التحليل ، فرسل يعتمد فى فلسفته على ما يسميه بالطريقة العلمية فى الفلسفة ، وهي (كما سيشرحها فى الفصل السادس من الكتاب) ق
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Muhammad
May 12, 2012 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
الترجمة سيئة جداااااااااااااااااا
Christian Kakhia
Sep 08, 2016 rated it really liked it
Without going into much detail into Russel’s life, in the years prior to when he wrote his essay, A Free Man’s Worship, he had gone through some sort of spiritual conversion if one can call it as such. What was once to him a far off topic to contemplate had become a central motive to be good and feel empathy towards his kind. It was human suffering that had made him strive and work for goodness. It was this feeling of rebellion to the harsh reality which perhaps drew him to use literature and po ...more
Diaa Awawda
عشرة فصول كفيلة بإحداث زوبعة عقلية تصقل مفاهيم وتعيد صياغة أفكار وتجيب عن تساؤلات وتثير دهشة وإستغراب ... ففي الناهية هذا برتنارد راسل حين تقرأ أحد مؤلفاته تتوقع أن تخرج بإجابات أكثر من التساؤلات لكين حين تطوي الصفحة الأخيرة تكتشف أنك تورطت فتخرج بكم هائل من الأسئلة التي تحتاج إلى إجابات فتبدأ الكرة من جديد
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عبادة الإنسان الحر
على الرغم من أن راسل أشار إلى أن موقفه من موضوعية الخير والشر تبدل إلا أنه قال أن هذا المقال يشكل السلوك إتجاه الحياة الذي لابد من تبنيه من قبل هؤلاء الذين ليس لديهم
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Marija Andreeva
I love this man and his wit.
M7md 7sien
Feb 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
الكتاب هو مجموعة مقالات لرسل أغلبها عن طريقته العلمية في الفلسفة وإستخدامه لهذه الطريقة في الإجابة عن عدة أسئلة في الفلسفة , بالإضافة لآراءه في الرياضيات والتعليم وموقف الإنسان من الحياة وأشياء أخرى , يكفي معرفة هذا لكي تحب الكتاب :)
على عكس المقالات الأولى التي يحاول فيها رسل بناء فلسفة إنسانية على أسس وضعية منطقية فمع تقدم الكتاب وتخصص المقالات تظهر فلسفة رسل منطقية رصينة متسقة مع مقدمات واضحة ودون أي أسس ميتافيزيقية أو إفتراضات غير واقعية,لكنها جافة تؤدي للشك في أي معرفة "مباشرة" بالنفس فضلاً
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كتاب صعب عن الفلسفه وعلاقتها بالعباده والصوفيه والرياضيات والعلم التطبيقي.
,الفصل الاؤل ممتع وسهل., الفصل الثاني عن صوفيه الفلاسفه امثال افلاطون, هيجل و هيراكليتس
الفصول التاليه للمتخصصين بالفلسفه لانني لم استوعب الكثير منها .,
التخبط المعتاد عندما انتهي من قراءه كتاب للفلسفه عموما والغربيه خاصا
به الكثير من الافكار اقل وصف لها هي الصادمه .,
انا مع الفلسفه التي تضيف للفرد لا الشطحات الفكريه الصعبه التطبيق علي الواقع.,
ربما ساقرا للكاتب كتاب اخر كي اعيد تقييمي له .,
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Arya Ptb
Apr 17, 2013 rated it liked it
Beautiful, somewhat cheesy though
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A book I return to
Bas
Oct 13, 2009 rated it liked it
It's pretty boring. But it's anti-theist, and I like that.
Dozy Pilchard
Apr 23, 2013 rated it liked it
Early and flowery.
Amir Seyab
Tremendous book of philosophy.
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May 02, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone
The most poetic and majestic essay that I have ever written. That's all I can say!
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Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, OM, FRS, was a Welsh philosopher, historian, logician, mathematician, advocate for social reform, pacifist, and prominent rationalist. Although he was usually regarded as English, as he spent the majority of his life in England, he was born in Wales, where he also died.

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