Laurie Wastell

Laurie Wastell is a freelance writer.

The Rationalism and Romanticism of John Stuart Mill

Two strands of Mill's philosophy were profoundly in conflict.

Laurie Wastell
Laurie Wastell
10 min read

Orwell and Dalrymple on English Class

Ever since Marx, the concept of class has been foundational to sociology—as well as to almost everything else. This would not have surprised the German economist, for class, as he saw it, determines all: one’s motivations, one’s social position, even one’s consciousness. Britain, where Marx’s

Laurie Wastell
Laurie Wastell
11 min read