How well do you know Simone de Beauvoir? [quiz]

This May, the OUP Philosophy team honors Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) as their Philosopher of the Month. A French existentialist philosopher, novelist, and feminist theoretician, Beauvoir’s essays
This May, the OUP Philosophy team honors Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) as their Philosopher of the Month. A French existentialist philosopher, novelist, and feminist theoretician, Beauvoir’s essays [More]

&ldquo;The past is yours, to keep invisible if you wish,&rdquo; wrote <strong>John Ashbery</strong>. His own past is quite public, including a 1,000-page teenage diary

&amp;ldquo;The past is yours, to keep invisible if you wish,&amp;rdquo; wrote John Ashbery. His own past is quite public, including a 1,000-page teenage
“The past is yours, to keep invisible if you wish,” wrote John Ashbery. His own past is quite public, including a 1,000-page teenage [More]

<strong>Nostalgia</strong> used to be considered a disease; causes, symptoms, and cures were debated by doctors. Now it's a cultural condition, but no less dangerous

Nostalgia used to be considered a disease; causes, symptoms, and cures were debated by doctors. Now it&#39;s a cultural condition, but no less
Nostalgia used to be considered a disease; causes, symptoms, and cures were debated by doctors. Now it's a cultural condition, but no less [More]

Welcome to Scrutopia, the English countryside enclave of farmers and philosophers, Wagner and wine, animals and Aristotle. <strong>Roger Scruton</strong> calls it home

Welcome to Scrutopia, the English countryside enclave of farmers and philosophers, Wagner and wine, animals and Aristotle. Roger Scruton calls it
Welcome to Scrutopia, the English countryside enclave of farmers and philosophers, Wagner and wine, animals and Aristotle. Roger Scruton calls it [More]

Teaching Fellow and Consultant in Applied Ethics

Job List:&amp;nbsp; Europe Name of institution:&amp;nbsp; University of Leeds
Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  University of Leeds [More]

For centuries the peat bogs of Northern Europe have yielded remarkably well-preserved <strong>ancient cadavers</strong>. At least we know how they died

For centuries the peat bogs of Northern Europe have yielded remarkably well-preserved ancient cadavers. At least we know how they
For centuries the peat bogs of Northern Europe have yielded remarkably well-preserved ancient cadavers. At least we know how they [More]

We suffer from &ldquo;nature-deficit disorder&rdquo; and the accompanying pretenses of citified life. Take a cue from Hobbes, Rousseau, Einstein, Dickens, and Hazlitt: <strong>Take a hike</strong>

We suffer from &amp;ldquo;nature-deficit disorder&amp;rdquo; and the accompanying pretenses of citified life. Take a cue from Hobbes, Rousseau, Einstein, Dickens, and Hazlitt: Take a
We suffer from “nature-deficit disorder” and the accompanying pretenses of citified life. Take a cue from Hobbes, Rousseau, Einstein, Dickens, and Hazlitt: Take a [More]

More than Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, or Henry Ford, it was <strong>Norman Bel Geddes,</strong> a theater designer turned industrial designer, who invented 20th-century America

More than Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, or Henry Ford, it was Norman Bel Geddes, a theater designer turned industrial designer, who invented 20th-century
More than Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, or Henry Ford, it was Norman Bel Geddes, a theater designer turned industrial designer, who invented 20th-century [More]

More than Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, or Henry Ford, it was <strong>Norman Bel Geddes,</strong> a theater designer turned industrial designer, who invented 20th century America

More than Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, or Henry Ford, it was Norman Bel Geddes, a theater designer turned industrial designer, who invented 20th century
More than Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, or Henry Ford, it was Norman Bel Geddes, a theater designer turned industrial designer, who invented 20th century [More]

The sculptor <strong>Camille Claudel</strong> spent 30 years in an asylum. Some blame her breakdown on a failed relationship with Rodin &mdash; but it was she who broke his heart

The sculptor Camille Claudel spent 30 years in an asylum. Some blame her breakdown on a failed relationship with Rodin &amp;mdash; but it was she who broke his
The sculptor Camille Claudel spent 30 years in an asylum. Some blame her breakdown on a failed relationship with Rodin — but it was she who broke his [More]