Categories

General Articles: Brief Lives

Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592)

Brad Rappaport writes an essay on the inventor of the essay.
[Issue 135 :: December 2019 / January 2020]

Peter Abelard (1079-1142)

Martin Jenkins looks at the life, love and logic of a medieval free thinker.
[Issue 134 :: October/November 2019]

Maine de Biran (1766-1824)

Benjamin Bâcle finds Maine de Biran’s idea of the self-willing self to be underrated.
[Issue 133 :: August/September 2019]

Yamamoto Tsunetomo (1659-1719)

Martin Jenkins considers the way of the samurai.
[Issue 132 :: June/July 2019]

Thomas Kuhn (1922-1996)

Will Bouwman considers the development of a paradigmatic revolutionary.
[Issue 131 :: April/May 2019]

Ayn Rand (1905-1982)

Martin Jenkins traces the life of a self-made woman.
[Issue 130 :: February/March 2019]

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]

1 2 3 4 5 Next

This site uses cookies to recognize users and allow us to analyse site usage. By continuing to browse the site with cookies enabled in your browser, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. X