Ben Irvine Column: Oldspeak Philosophy Well-being, Nostaglia, and Progress
Ben Irvine is a writer, publisher, campaigner and recovered philosopher.
He is editor of the Journal of Modern Wisdom (http://www.modernwisdom.co.uk), a collection of essays which seeks to put wiser ways of living back on the agenda for both academics and members of the public.
He also edits Cycle Lifestyle (http://www.cyclelifestyle.co.uk), a free magazine which is currently running the London Cycle Map Campaign, lobbying for a Tube-style map and network for cycling in the UK capital.
Ben’s wider interest is in using insights about human nature to promote well-being, mutual understanding and co-operation in society. As well as writing a regular blog for The School of Life, he is an Honorary Associate in the philosophy department at Durham University.
Find out more at http://www.modernwisdom.co.uk