Bertrand Russell’s The Problems of Philosophy: The Centenary Conference

November 29, 2012 - December 1, 2012
Department of Philosophy and Religion and College of Liberal Arts, University of Mississippi

Mississippi City
United States


  • Mississippi Humanities Council
  • Bertrand Russell Society

Main speakers:

University of British Columbia
Robert Bernard
University of Mississippi
Rosalind Carey
Lehman College, City University of New York
Peter Hylton
University of Illinois, Chicago
Kevin Klement
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Michael Kremer
University of Chicago
Gregory Landini
University of Iowa
Bernard Linsky
University of Alberta
Katarina Perovic
University of Iowa
Christopher Pincock
University of Missouri St. Louis
Consuelo Preti
The College of New Jersey
Ian Proops
University of Texas, Austin
John Shosky
American University
Russell Wahl
Idaho State University
Donovan Wishon
University of Mississippi

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The conference celebrates the 100th anniversary of the publication of Russell’s The Problems of Philosophy

It will also feature a special public lecture by John Shosky, American University on “Russell’s Relevance and the Value of Philosophy”

There is a modest registration fee of $20 ($10 for students) to help offset the costs of refreshments. This registration fee is waived for all residents of Mississippi. If you plan to attend please contact the conference organizer Donovan Wishon at [email protected]

Co-Sponsored by the Mississippi Humanities Council ( and the Bertrand Russell Society (

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