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General Articles: Brief Lives

Hermann von Helmholtz (1821-1894)

Dylan Daniel looks at the philosophical insights of a remarkable scientist.
[Issue 129 :: December 2018 / January 2019]

Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797)

Sandrine Bergès considers the too short wanderings of a political philosopher.
[Issue 128 :: October/November 2018]

Duns Scotus (1265/66-1308)

Jack Allen considers the influential ideas of a medieval philosopher-monk.
[Issue 127 :: August/September 2018]

John Stuart Mill (1806-1873)

Alistair MacFarlane looks at a man who applied his thought to his life.
[Issue 126 :: June/July 2018]

Blaise Pascal (1623-1662)

Martin Jenkins looks at the life of a mathematician-philosopher apologist.
[Issue 125 :: April/May 2018]

Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679)

Alistair MacFarlane considers the long and thoughtful life of Thomas Hobbes.
[Issue 124 :: February/March 2018]

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

In Thoreau’s bicentenary, Martin Jenkins looks at the famous American eccentric.
[Issue 123 :: December 2017 / January 2018]

Michael Oakeshott (1901-1990)

Alistair MacFarlane considers the modes of life of a conservative philosopher.
[Issue 122 :: October/November 2017]

John Rawls (1921-2002)

Alistair MacFarlane traces the life of an influential political theorist.
[Issue 121 :: August/September 2017]

Denis Diderot (1713-1784)

Martin Jenkins considers a black sheep of the French Enlightenment.
[Issue 120 :: June/July 2017]

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