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Ernest Gellner Critique of Dialectical Reason. I. Theory of Practical Ensembles JeanPaul Sartre. Translated by Alan Sheridan-Smith. Edited by Jonathan Flee (New Left Books £15.00) Sartre has now...Read more
In the sack with Sartre Taki Gstaad Mind you, for the father of existential - ism to be lousy in the sack is pretty ridiculous. As Joseph Moncure March wrote in his sexy jazz poem, The Ty, Lid...Read more
Gilbert Ryle on French and Anglo-Saxon philosophy In this, the ninth volume of his fine History of Philosophy*, Professor Copleston, SJ, traces French philosophical thought down from the...Read more
Richard Luckett on the aesthete who became a saint In one of his Godly Discourses Spit - en Kierkegaard explores Christ's injunction to "consider the lilies of the field." The first lesson that...Read more
By ELIZABETH WISKEMANN A FTER the First World War the German reaction against it, and against the German regime which had waged it, was violent, but it was also violently creative. Amidst the...Read more
Thomas Wright KIERKEGAARD: A BIOGRAPHY by Alastair Hannay Cambridge University Press, ,60, pp. 510, ISBN 0521560772 I t is fitting that a man who was so fascinated by legendary and archetypal...Read more