“Useless Knowledge” by Bertrand Russell

useless knowledge pdf


This is your next reading assignment.  It is part of the foundation for why we are doing this whole literature thing.   It is a difficult essay, filled with challenging vocabulary and arcane allusions.  Hang in there.  You can get it, the essence of it, if you try.  Hey, maybe even look up some words and allusions.  We  will be discussing this.


Complete by Tuesday, September 19.  Print this pdf, write the date of 9/19 in the upper right corner, and place in your notebook in the “Notes/Homework” section of your notebook.  Questions due the 19th are coming in a subsequent post.

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