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My Advice on Free Software

April 6, 2010


People often ask me for advice on fixing their computers and resolving IT problems, so I made this page to keep this information in a handy place. If you’re somebody who experiences problems with their PC, you might find something useful here too. Too many people are still paying too much money for software when […]

CFP: UK Sartre Conference 2009

February 10, 2009


This is a call for papers for the annual one-day conference of the UK Sartre Society (UKSS), which will be held at the Institut français (17 Queensberry Place, London: nearest tube: South Kensington) on Friday 18 September 2009. We welcome papers (lasting about 30 minutes) on any aspect of Sartre’s life or work: literature, theatre, […]

Andrew Lehade’s Letter

October 18, 2008


This is a copy of the resignation letter of Andrew Lehade, manager of a small California hedge fund, who has decided to call it a day after making a killing betting against the sub-prime mortgage market.  Lehade rails against what he calls the ‘aristocracy’ of financial and government institutions in a week where Wall Street […]

10th International Graduate Conference in Philosophy (Essex)

November 16, 2006


The call for papers for our conference next year went out yesterday. I have posted the text below, but you can also download a copy of the poster here. Two Hundred Years of the Phenomenology of Spirit: Call for Papers Few texts in the history of European philosophy have been as provocative – or divisive […]