Philosophy in 500 #4 – Arendtian Solitude, Isolation and Loneliness. Okay, I get that these terms don’t seem particularly complex, or in need of explanation. But hear me out. In day-to-day conversation, we might use these terms interchangeably in sentences like “He doesn’t go out much, he’s a solitary/isolated/lonely person”. If so, we’re usually referring… Continue reading Philosophy in 500 #4 – Arendtian Solitude, Isolation and Loneliness.
Understanding the relationship between philosophy and politics is, for me, one of the most interesting discussions to be had. So perhaps this makes it an appropriate starting point for Plato’s Café. When one studies philosophy at undergraduate level (perhaps other levels too, I never studied philosophy academically before my degree), one is often told that… Continue reading Philosophy and Politics