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Title: Bertrand Russell

Description: Photograph in 1921 of Bertrand Russell (left), John Maynard Keynes (center) and Lytton Strachey (right) discussing the consequences of World War I (1914-1918) and other post-war political and economic issues; Bertrand Russell (Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 1872-1970); Welsh-born British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, religious skeptic, social reformer, socialist, pacifist; anti-war activist, champion of free trade among nations, and advocate of nuclear disarmament and anti-imperialism; Imprisoned for a time for his pacifist activities during World War I; Winner of Nobel Prize for literature in 1950 for his writings championing "humanitarian ideals and freedom of thought;" Co-author with Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947, British mathematician and philosopher) of book Principia Mathematica; John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946), British economist after whom Keynesian economics is named, and "father of modern macroeconomics, the branch of economics that studies the overall working of a national economy such as income, output, and the interrelationship among diverse economic sectors; After World War II, Keynesian's theories were adopted by leading Western economies and Keynesian economics has reportedly provided the basis for the plans of U.S. President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, and other global leaders to rescue the world economy of 2009; Some modern economists say Keynes' idea that governments should spend money they don't have may have saved capitalism; In 1999, Time magazine named Keynes one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century; Member of the Bloomsbury group of writers, artists, and critics who challenged accepted ideas in the years between the First and Second World Wars, made headlines when he resigned from the British Delegation at the Versailles Peace Conference after World War I when he wrote The Economic Consequences of the Peace which criticized Prime Minister Lloyd George's policy of "squeezing Germany until the pips squeaked; Lytton Strachey (Giles Lytton Strachey, 1880-1932), British writer and critic best known for establishing a new form of biography in which insight and sympathy are combined with irreverence and wit; Strachey is portrayed in Carrington (1995 U.K.-French film) about the World War I relationship between Strachey and painter Dora Carrington (1893-1932), both also members of the Bloomsbury cultural group with Keynes and other writers and artists;

Keywords: Anti-Imperialism, Author, Bloomsbury Group, British Delegation at the Versailles Peace Conference, Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Carrington, Dora Carrington, Economics, First World War, Free trade, Prime Minister Lloyd George, humanitarian causes, Imperialism, John Maynard Keynes, Keynesian economics, Logician, Macroeconomics, Mathematician, Nuclear disarmament, U.S. President Barack Obama, Pacific's, Philosophy, Politics, Principia Mathematica, Bertrand Russell, Second World War, Lytton Strachey, Time magazine, War, World War I, World War II, WW I, WWII

Orientation: Landscape

Dimensions: 1650 x 971 (1.60 MPixels) (1.70)

Print Size: 14.0 x 8.2 cm; 5.5 x 3.2 inches

File Size: 4.59 MB (4,814,444 Bytes)

Resolution: 300 x 300 dpi

Color Depth: 16.7 million (24 BitsPerPixel)

Compression: None

Image Number: 0000096726

Source: Jay Robert Nash Collection

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