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Philosophical Biography and Autobiographical Philosophy

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Speaker(s): Professor Ray Monk, Professor Stephen Mulhall

Recorded on 2 July 2013 in Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building.

Is the biography of a philosopher relevant to an understanding of his philosophy? And is philosophy itself always somewhat autobiographical?

Ray Monk is professor of philosophy at the University of Southampton.

Stephen Mulhall is professor and fellow in philosophy at New College, University of Oxford.

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