Iris Murdoch

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Think yourself better: 10 rules of philosophy to live by
From Aristotle to Iris Murdoch: what the greatest minds of the past 2,500 years have to tell us about the good life

Julian Baggini

04, Feb, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Barbara Trapido: ‘I love all other George Eliot – but can’t forgive Daniel Deronda’
The novelist on Iris Murdoch’s enticing vision of London, and discovering detective novels in her seventies

18, Mar, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Metaphysical Animals review – four women who changed philosophy
How Elizabeth Anscombe, Iris Murdoch, Philippa Foot and Mary Midgley arrived at a radically new philosophical approach

Anil Gomes

10, Feb, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Metaphysical Animals review – four women reclaiming philosophy in wartime Oxford
Ideas get a little lost in biography in Clare Mac Cumhaill and Rachael Wiseman’s account of how four women shifted the discussion around logical positivism

Andrew Anthony

08, Feb, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Roman Britain: a constantly shifting picture | Editorial
Editorial: New discoveries are constantly reshaping and enriching the story of our past


05, Nov, 2021 @6:25 PM

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The Snow Ball by Brigid Brophy review – a swirling, sensual feast
This timely reissue of Brophy’s 1964 masterpiece transports us to a New Year’s Eve masquerade ball full of romance and eroticism

Lucy Scholes

04, Dec, 2020 @12:00 PM

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From Donna Tartt to Irvine Welsh: 10 great novels about friendship
Urban junkies, competitive mothers, adolescent girls caught in the world of Charles Manson ... Lara Feigel picks her 10 favourites

Lara Feigel

04, Jul, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Iris Murdoch at 100: ‘Her books are full of passion and disaster’
Love, sadness, fear, lust, power ... Murdoch’s strange, radical novels seethe with emotion. On her centenary, they are inspiring a new generation of authors

Alex Clark

13, Jul, 2019 @11:01 AM

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Book clinic: what will I love as much as Sally Rooney’s Conversations With Friends?
Sadie Jones recommends novels dealing with infidelity

Sadie Jones

06, Apr, 2019 @5:00 PM

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Letters: Mary Warnock and Jean-Paul Sartre
Bruce Ross-Smith writes: What Mary Warnock had to say on Sartre is still worth revisiting

Bruce Ross-Smith and Andrew Dobson

27, Mar, 2019 @3:54 PM

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Top 10 novels about God
He doesn’t appear very often in fiction, but in these books – by authors ranging from Fyodor Dostoevsky to John Updike – his impact is almighty

Neil Griffiths

06, Dec, 2017 @11:28 AM

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Kingsley Amis was spied on – but he’s in the best literary company
MI5 kept tabs on Amis, who joins Byron, Wordsworth, Orwell and Iris Murdoch as having been suspected of espionage

John Dugdale

01, Dec, 2017 @2:00 PM

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