Gustav Jönsson

Gustav Jönsson

Gustav Jönsson is an undergraduate philosophy student at the University of Glasgow. You can follow him on Twitter @GustavNJonsson

How to Be a Dictator—A Review

How to Be a Dictator—A Review

A review of How to Be a Dictator: The Cult of Personality in the Twentieth Century by Frank Dikötter, Bloomsbury Press (December 2019) 304 pages One of the first things to emerge from Professor Frank Dikötter’s eagerly awaited new book How to Be a Dictator is that it is

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High Theory and Low Seriousness

High Theory and Low Seriousness

Saul Bellow (1915–2005)Sixty years ago today, just as Henderson the Rain King was going to print, Saul Bellow penned an article for the New York Times in which he warned against the perils of deep reading. Paying too close attention to hidden meanings and obscure symbols takes all

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