The date said bought ‘Nov.24, 99’. Some great advice from Bertrand Russell,for the conquest of happiness. Leading the reader step by step through the causes of unhappiness and the personal choices, compromises and sacrifices that (may) lead to the final, affirmative conclusion ofThe Happy Man I could have given this 2.5 stars if he hadn't written all those depressing paragraphs. Hope they will read the book, as it will definitely help them in life. In this little book, philosopher Bertrand Russell aimed at bringing across a very important message to the general public: happiness is both attainable and socially beneficial. The Conquest Of Happiness by Bertrand Russell. I don’t think there is enough space to review the book in itself, which I have read in Italian at least 5 times, now I wanted to read it in the mother tongue of the author and appreciate the nuances of the language. Reviewed in the United States on August 28, 2018. Leading the reader step by step through the causes of unhappiness and the personal choices, compromises and sacrifices that (may) lead to the final, affirmative conclusion of 'The Happy Man', this is popular philosop The free VitalSource Bookshelf® application allows you to access to your eBooks whenever and wherever you choose. I recommend this book to everyone, because everyone can learn something from it. Book Source: Digital Library of India Item 2015.222834. dc.contributor.author: Bertrand Russell I think the first part where Russell talks about the causes of unhappiness contains some really good stuff. ", 'He writes what he calls common sense, but is in fact uncommon wisdom.' Here are 190 wood-engraved plates, 120 full-page: charging the windmill, traversing Spanish plains, valleys, mountains, ghostly visions of dragons, knights, flaming ... El Talmud de Babilonia: Tratado de Berachot (Bendiciones) El Talmud es una obra de Sabiduria ... El Talmud de Babilonia: Tratado de Berachot (Bendiciones) El Talmud es una obra de Sabiduria 'He writes what he calls common sense, but is in fact uncommon wisdom.' Some women care about more than their clothes. Consequently, many average people do as they're told, expecting happiness to come to them if they are obedient, i.e., enjoy mainstream media, conform one's behavior to outside groups, etc. Leading the reader step by step through the causes of unhappiness and the personal choices, compromises and sacrifices that lead to the final, affirmative conclusion of ‘The Happy Man’, this is popular philosophy, or even self-help, as it should be written. I just ordered two copies for my sons, one of whom is also a mathematician, like Russell. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Bertrand Arthur William Russell was one of the most influential mathematicians, philosophers and logicians who lived in the twentieth century. The Conquest of Happiness is Bertrand Russell’s recipe for good living. All he writes is just as applicable today and in every decade since. First published in 1930, it pre-dates the current obsession with self-help by decades. Such a lovely find this book was. Reviewed in the United States on August 31, 2016. Yet, since Russell was versed in mathematics, philosophy and science, he draws heavil. I had my doubts: how can a privileged white, male philosopher tell me, a modern-day female minority about the conquest of happiness via a book that was written before my dad was born? thanks, but I'll pass on that analysis). Russell displayed enormous depth and understanding when he wrote "A History of Western Philosophy" a decade later, and I think time really i. I was so excited to read this book, because I love Bertrand Russell.