I’m teaching an 8-week course on the work of Ivan Illich, covering all of his major works on tools, schools, medicine, gender, literacy and other important topics. You can find out about the course here. I did a video with Justin Murphy, convenor of the course here.Read more "Ivan Illich: Course Starting in July"
I have a new book coming out in August with Penguin called What Do Men Want? which examines the discussion about (and by) men in recent years. It’s an attempt, among other things, to understand both male resentment and female anger `(and vice versa). I’ve set up a Substack, which reminds me of some of […]Read more "New Work"
Photograph taken in Burgess Park, Summer 2020 Weak mortals, chained to the earth, creatures of clay as frail as the foliage of the woods, you unfortunate race, whose life is but darkness, as unreal as a shadow, the illusion of a dream, hearken to us, who are immortal beings, ethereal, ever young and occupied with […]Read more "Reflections on 2020"
Yesterday I took part in a ResPublica discussion with Nimco Ali, Mary Harrington and Kathleen Stock, chaired by Louise Perry. It was a real honour to speak alongside these great women, and the questions were excellent.Read more "New Video: Beyond The Failures of Liberal Feminism"
You can find my recent writing on art, culture, politics and philosophy at The Telegraph, The Spectator and ArtReview. I have recently given a four-part lecture series for The Stoa on love, sex, marriage and the future of the relationship between men and women (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4). There are a […]Read more "On-going Writing/Talking"
Note: This was the text written on request to accompany Mercy Pictures’ show ‘People of Colour’, Auckland, October 16th – November 7th, 2020. I had no role in the conception or production of the show, but I fully support the artists of Mercy Pictures, and defend the right of all artists everywhere to make work […]Read more "Piece on Flags for Mercy Pictures"
September 2020 Text originally written for Workers’ University / Front Slobode Tuzla, Bosnia, funded by Rosa Luxemburg Society [All photographs taken by Nina Power in lockdown in Madrid & London between March-September 2020] Introduction: The Social Framework In the light of the global pandemic of 2020 and the various governmental and collective responses to it, […]Read more "The Politics of Care: Rethinking Collective Being in the Wake of COVID-19"
I’m teaching a new Adult Ed course. Register here. The course will provide a comprehensive introduction to the philosophy of risk. It will examine the topic from a variety of different philosophical perspectives that will in turn operate as a way into understanding broader philosophical areas and questions. In this regard over twelve weeks, we […]Read more "Philosophy of Risk Course, Online, Mary Ward 28th September-14th December, Mondays 1-3pm"
Platforms, available here, from the excellent Morbid Books.Read more "New Short Book Out"
The Art of the Incel for the Spectator, 13th June 2020Read more "Review of TFW NO GF"