A Reflection On My Philosophy Studies So Far

Midway in to my second semester of Philosophy at the Uni of Vienna, I’m faced with Austria’s fourth lockdown. As with all other lockdowns so far, whether here or back in the UK, there will soon be a prime opportunity to reflect. I thought, therefore, that the best place to begin my reflections would beContinue reading “A Reflection On My Philosophy Studies So Far”

Climate Cynicism: Do you have to be rich to live sustainably?

This is a question which endlessly floats around me. I see plenty of well meaning people, particularly on social media, who suggest buying bamboo toothbrushes, shopping at the local farm shop, and only buying your coffee beans from independent roasteries, and so on. As pure as the intentions might be here, I can’t help butContinue reading “Climate Cynicism: Do you have to be rich to live sustainably?”

A Philosophy Degree: What’s it even worth?

As a result of the recent calamitous finalisation of Brexit, I was sprung with the surprise that my presence at uni will set me back an additional €1500 a year, something which was never mentioned before. It’s an addition to the misery and confusion Brexit has caused, no doubt, however it is also food forContinue reading “A Philosophy Degree: What’s it even worth?”