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Mortal and Others; American Essays; Bertrand Russell's American Essays, v.1 - contents

* Source: Mortal and Others; American Essays 1931-1935, v.1, ed. by Harry Ruja, London; George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1975.


Preface by the editor  Contents of v.2 ★邦訳書画像
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On jealousy. Sex and happiness. Tourists; we lose our charm away from home. The menace of old age. In praise of artificaility. Who may use lipstick? The lessons of experience. Hope and fear. Are criminals worse than other people? The advantage of cowardice. The decay of meditation. Marriage. On being good. Who gets our savings? Children. On politicians. Keeping pace? On snobbery. Whose admiration do you desire? On national greatness. Is the world going mad? Are we to passive? Why we enjoy mishaps. Does education do harm? Are men of science scientific? Flight from reality. Illegal? On optimism. As others see us. Taking long views. On mental differences between boys and girls. On the fierceness of vegetarians. Furniture and the ego. Why are we discontended? On locomotion. Of co-operation. Our woman haters. The influence of fathers. On societies. On being edifying. On sales resistance. Should children be happy? Dangers of feminism. On expected emotions. On modern uncertainty. On imitating heroes. On vicarious asceticism. On labelling people. On smiling. Do governments desire war? On corporal punishment. If animals could talk. On insularity. On astrologers. On protecting children from reality. The decay of intellectual standards. Pride in illness. On charity. On reverence. On proverbs. On clothes. Should socialists smoke good cigars? A sense of humour. Love and money. Interest in crime. How to become a man of genius. On old friends. Success and failure. On feeling ashamed. On economic security. On tact. Changing fashions in reserve. On honour. The consolations of history. Is progress assured? Right and might. Prosperity and public expenditure. Public and private interests.