Monthly Archives: June 2016

Darwin, born free

  -Here is another academic essay, comparing the thinkers Rousseau and Darwin It is difficult to think of an equal advancement in human thought that has had such a resounding impact on humanity’s perception of its place within the world, … Continue reading

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Flaubert, Marx and the Enlightenment

-For a change of pace, this piece is a short academic essay analysing the Communist Manifesto and Madame Bovary. The Enlightenment view of the human project as one of historical progress for society was perhaps a comforting worldview, though one … Continue reading

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