Centre co-director Josh Forstenzer and Magid Magid on how in an “age of misinformation, philosophy could help to create a better world”

In a recent piece in The Indepenedent, our centre co-director Josh Forstenzer and Magid Magid reflect on how philosophy, specifically in our current climate of misinformation and confusion, can help in making our world a better place. From the article: "Lies are repeated over and over again and carried at the speed of clicks (and …

Jennifer Saul on the Republican National Convention and why it’s even more dangerous than 4 years ago

This August, our centre member Jennifer Saul published a piece in The Conversation, talking about "racial fig leaves", the Republican National Convention, and why it's even more dangerous now than it was four years ago. In her article, she discusses how the overall picture of the Convention has changed in comparison to four years ago …

Max Hayward on “Why Bertrand Russel’s argument for idleness is more relevant than ever”

In a recently published article in the New Statesman our centre member Max Hayward reflects on Bertrand Russel's "In Praise of Idleness". Russel is writing in the context of the Great Depression, where "idleness was an unavoidable reality for the millions who had lost their jobs. Russell realised that his society didn’t just need to …

Center Member Max Khan Hayward on how “Cummings is bringing us closer to a zero-trust society”

A while back, at the beginning of June, our center member Max Khan Hayward had an article published in politics.co.uk. In the introduction to his article, Max writes: "Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings won a referendum and an election by importing Donald Trump's divisive politics to Britain. Now they're mired in the same anti-elite rhetoric …