Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays

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Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays  (1917) 
by Bertrand Russell

BERTRAND RUSSELL

MYSTICISM AND
LOGIC

AND OTHER ESSAYS




LONDON

GEORGE ALLEN & UNWIN LTD

RUSKIN HOUSE MUSEUM STREET


CONTENTS
Chapter Page
I. Mysticism and Logic 1
II. The Place of Science in a Liberal Education 33
III. A Free Man's Worship 46
IV. The Study of Mathematics 58
V. Mathematics and the Metaphysicians 74
VI. On Scientific Method in Philosophy 97
VII. The Ultimate Constituents of Matter 125
VIII. The Relation of Sense-data to Physics 145
IX. On the Motion of Cause 180
X. Knowledge by Acquaintance and Knowledge by Description 209

Other sections (not individually listed)

First published as "Philosophical Essays" October 1910
Second Edition as "Mysticism and Logic December 1917
Third Impression April 1918
Fourth Impression February 1919
Fifth Impression October 1921
Sixth Impression August 1925
Seventh Impression January 1932
Eighth Impression 1949
Ninth Impression 1950
Tenth Impression 1951
Eleventh Impression 1959

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