The Conquest of Happiness (Paperback)

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"My purpose is to suggest a cure for the ordinary day-to-day unhappiness from which most people in civilized countries suffer, and which is all the more unbearable because, having no obvious external cause, appears inescapable."

Russell held progressive, often controversial views on social issues, including sexuality. Vigorously opposed to conventional or religious morality, he sets forth here a rationalist approach to achieving a happy life.

About the Author

Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) was born in England and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. His long career established him as one of the most influential philosophers, mathematicians, and social reformers of the twentieth century.

Praise For…

Excellent. . . . Sane and forthright; should be read by every parent, teacher, minister, and Congressman in the land.
— Atlantic Monthly

Product Details
ISBN: 9780871401625
Publisher: Liveright
Publication Date: March 17th, 1996
Pages: 192
Language: English