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Breaking Down: Avs/Caps, Game 17

The Avs have been in the position to need a bounceback game several times already this season. Unlike last year, they’ve been able to step up and win some of these. 611 more words

Updated edition of Colin Wilson: Philosopher of Optimism

An newly updated reprint of Brad Spurgeon’s Colin Wilson: Philosopher of Optimism is to be published by Michael Butterworth Books on December 11th. Originally published in 2006, the book contains a lengthy interview with Wilson (in two parts) plus several rare essays. 16 more words


Lost Knowledge, Dust, and Religious Rebels

Recently I received a copy of Philip Pullman’s new novel The Book of Dust.  I have to say I am deep into it and enjoying it immensely. 298 more words


Religion and the Rebel - reprint from Aristeia Press

Colin Wilson’s second book has been reprinted by Aristeia Press with a new introduction by Gary Lachman. It was generally critically scorned in 1957 but nowadays reads just as well – if not better – than his debut; it is a book in serious need of reappraisal. 30 more words


Advance notice for The Second International Colin Wilson Conference 2018

After the success of the first conference – see the post below – a second one will be held next year on the 6th of July. 229 more words



You wouldn’t necessarily link the iPhone with existentialism, but, there you are.

The philosophy connected with our sense of purpose, place and meaning, so beloved of Sartre and Camus has led to our place in the modern world; staring at a pixelated display, where the manufacturers do their best to shrink technology to such an extent that it almost looks real. 281 more words


Proceedings of the First International Colin Wilson Conference 2016 (with video)

Proceedings of the First International Colin Wilson Conference, University of Nottingham July 1, 2016.
Ed. Colin Stanley, Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2017
The Sixtieth anniversary of the publication of… 2,348 more words