only search openDemocracy.net

About Simon Blackburn

Simon Blackburn was Bertrand Russell Professor of Philosophy in the University of Cambridge. He now works for the New College of the Humanities, and for part of the year in the United States. His book on which this article is based, Mirror, Mirror: the Uses and Abuses of Self-love, will be published by Princeton University Press in Spring, 2014.

Articles by Simon Blackburn

This week's editors

Cat Tully and Allie Bobak introduce this week's theme: Participation and foresight – putting people at the heart of the future

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Love, vanity and wealth

Secure in gated communities and smoke-tinted limousines, the rich have no desire or motive to transform ‘I’ into ‘We.’ The cultural changes that catapulted us into the greed-is-good world must be reversed

Syndicate content