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General Articles: Brief Lives

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]

David Hume (1711-1776)

Alistair MacFarlane treats of the life of a great Scot.
[Issue 119 :: April/May 2017]

Rudolf Carnap (1891-1970)

Alistair MacFarlane looks at the possibilities of a logical life.
[Issue 118 :: February/March 2017]

Voltaire (1694-1778)

Jared Spears looks at the cometary career of a celebrity revolutionary.
[Issue 117 :: December 2016 / January 2017]

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