I might start doing a regular feature looking at people’s life-philosophy. This week, it’s Alexei Sayle, pioneer of alternative comedy, former member of the Communist Party, and one of the stars of the Comic Strip. Here he tells me about his fondness for Stoic philosophy, and why Alcoholics Anonymous is his ideal model of a Read more…

4 Comments

My book is finally being published next Thursday, which is very exciting. I’ve now gone through the ‘this is all so weird’ phase of feeling a bit self-conscious on the public stage, and am getting more used to it. You adjust to the weirdness. This week, for example, a commenter on an article of mine Read more…

2 Comments

Last Friday we had a great session of the London Philosophy Club, where we were treated to Paul Doran and Arthur Adler from the Philosophy In Pubs (PIPs) movement, coming down from Liverpool to London to discuss their ideas about the role of grass-roots philosophy in transforming society. Their vision is unique and fascinating, partly Read more…

6 Comments