Jack Bissett
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Philosophy student from Newcastle.

Hegel’s 250th Birthday: 1770-2020 in perspective

The 27th August 2020 marked the 250th birthday of the German idealist philosopher, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, born in 1770. On the anniversary of his birth, and during this pandemic, we can now find new ways to interpret and learn…

Parasite – Eat the Rich ★★★★★

The 2019 Oscars saw Parasite take home four Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best International Feature, after narrowly missing out on the awards for Best Film Editing and Best Production Design. In a “word of…

Happy 120th birthday Gadamer, with love from the LSE

Today, 11th February 2020, marks what would have been the 120th birthday of Hans-Georg Gadamer*—a prolific German philosopher and titan of the hermeneutical tradition right up until his death at the modest age of 102, in 2002. Hermeneutics is the…