Next Thursday, 19th February, 7.00-8.30pm, at the Institut Français, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, SW7, London, Rupert Read of the University of East Anglia is giving a talk winningly entitled: Gramsci and ‘The Lord of the Rings’: Optimism and Pessimism at a Time of Crisis. The event, organised by the Forum For European Philosophy, is free and open to all without registration.

Readers Comments

  1. Tom Tuesday 17 February 2009

    Although admittedly a catchy, and "winningly" title, I despair at all this enjoining of A Philosopher / Philosophy with an aspect of modern popular culture. Where are the philosophers, thinkers, writers with a penchant for referencing (not the Simpsons') Homer or Tolstoy?

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