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A Very Interesting Read,
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This review is from: Marriage and Morals (Routledge Classics) (Paperback)
This is the first work by Russell that I have read in its entirety and I have to say I found it thoroughly interesting and, on the whole, very easy to read. This book is as much a history as it is a book on ethics; Russell is keen to flush out every point he makes with historical evidence from a variety of cultures and time periods. Whether or not you agree with Russell (my personal level of agreement varied somewhat from chapter to chapter) you at least feel that each argument was well thought out and merits at least a pause for thought.
The book is, in many ways, years ahead of its time, and much of what Russell predicts bears great relevance to today's society, perhaps even more so than when it was written.