Category Archives: Philosophy

A Life Worth Living

‘If a list could be made of all the things that are valuable for their own sake, these things would be the ingredients of a life worth living’. J. Glover, Causing Death and Saving Life, p.51. I think most of … Continue reading

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Larkin Aubade

There are a number of poems that contain a philosophical argument or an analysis of a philosophical concept. Larkin’s poem on death is a classic example of how poetry can contain philosophical argument and analysis. In this poem Larkin considers … Continue reading

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