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General Articles: Brief Lives

Anne Conway (1631-1679)

Jonathan Head looks at the life and thoughts of an early animal equaliser.
[Issue 145 :: August/September 2021]

C.S. Lewis (1898-1963)

Martin Jenkins gathers his courage, steps through the wardrobe and meets an enchanting professor.
[Issue 144 :: June/July 2021]

Hannah Arendt (1906-1975)

Hilarius Bogbinder thinks about a political theorist who saw action as good thought.
[Issue 143 :: April/May 2021]

Plato (427-347 BC)

William Dante Deacon looks at the life of a founding father of Western philosophy.
[Issue 142 :: February/March 2021]

José Ortega y Gasset (1883-1955)

Morgan Sloan studies a Spanish philosopher and public intellectual who wanted to use philosophy to help society.
[Issue 141 :: December 2020 / January 2021]

Mary Midgley (1919-2018)

Nat Dyer looks at the humanity of a philosopher who tried to make philosophy more human.
[Issue 140 :: October/November 2020]

Iris Murdoch (1919-1999)

Gary Browning tells us why Iris Murdoch stands out as a twentieth century thinker.
[Issue 139 :: August/September 2020]

John Locke (1632-1704)

John P. Irish goes into full Locke-down with a titan of philosophy.
[Issue 138 :: June/July 2020]

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

Mark Willingham looks at the philosophy of the great artist.
[Issue 137 :: April/May 2020]

Etienne de la Boétie (1530-1563)

Martin Jenkins looks at the life of an influential early political philosopher.
[Issue 136 :: February/March 2020]

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