Was J.S. Mill an elitist, an egalitarian or a socialist?

Dale E. Miller, author of J. S. Mill ,sheds new light on the work of a classic thinker

Mine is hardly the first book on the Victorian philosopher and economist John Stuart Mill, and someone might well wonder why another is needed. Part of what I take to make my book distinctive Read More

What is politically and artistically unique about France’s stellar writers?

Alison Finch, author of French Literature, posts on the relationship between writing and power.

I’ve always been keenly interested in both politics and literature. But when I was an undergraduate studying French literature at Cambridge, these two passions were in separate parts of my life. I was active in student … Read More