Nolen Gertz explains how nihilism might conquer the world, and what it means for democracy
Simone de Beauvoir
Becoming Beauvoir: A Life: a review
Jamie Lombardi finds a Simone de Beauvoir not seen before.
The Relevance of Existentialism
Rebecca Bamford takes on the sceptic.
Simone de Beauvoir’s Ethics
Shannon M. Mussett on the relevance of her thinking today.
What is Existentialism?
Stephen Priest scouts two hundred years of reflection on questions concerning human existence.
Right up there with the artists of Montmartre, the Eiffel Tower and the Notre Dame, one of the most enduring images of Paris is of the café-dwelling black-clad existentialist, smoking Gauloises and offering up the occasional bon mot.. But there’s more to Paris and philosophy than existentialism and a couple of overpriced cafés. So if you’re planning a trip to Paris and want to find out more, why not set aside a few hours and follow our walk through the Philosophers’ Rive Gauche.
Simone de Beauvoir: a snapshot
A snapshot of the work of feminist philosopher Simone de Beauvoir.