Existentialism & Romantic Love: An Interview with Dr Skye Cleary.

exrlOur video-interviews are normally quite short, but I took the opportunity of chatting (via Skype) to Skye Cleary in New York, to have an extended conversation with her about the ideas in her book Existentialism and Romantic Love.

Skye talks about the key thinkers she makes use of in the book, and about traditional romantic ideas of your ‘soulmate’, and ends with 5 Tips for those thinking about romance.

You can also follow Skye on Twitter at @Skye_Cleary, and of course, I am at @davidwebster


You can also hear Dr Cleary, and two other philosophers, in conversation about romantic love on Australia’s ABC Radio Network Show The Philosopher’s Zone HERE.

Resilience & Melancholy – talking to Dr Robin James about her new book…

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire in conversation with Dr Robin James about her new book Resilience & Melancholy: pop music, feminism, and neoliberalism 

71DZx1fVCZL Robin James is Associate Professor of Philosophy at UNC Charlotte. She is author of two books: Resilience & Melancholy: pop music, feminism, and neoliberalism  and The Conjectural 225._altBody: gender, race and the philosophy of music.Her work on feminism, race, contemporary continental philosophy, pop music, and sound studies has appeared in The New Inquiry, Noisey, SoundingOut!, Hypatia, differences, Contemporary Aesthetics, and the Journal of Popular Music Studies. She is also a digital sound artist and musician, and often works as a member of citation:obsolete.

There is a blog about the idea of resilience at http://davewebster.org/2017/05/14/a-contrary-view-critiquing-discourses-of-resilience-in-education/

See Robin’s blog at http://www.its-her-factory.com/


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