Andy West

Philosopher Andy West discusses with Ivan six things which should be better known.

Andy West is philosopher in residence at HMP Pentonville, London. His writing has been published in The Guardian, Aeon, The Big Issue, 3AM Magazine and Lito. He is the author of The Life Inside: A Memoir of Prison, Family and Philosophy.

1. Rectify https://www.vulture.com/2016/12/rectify-review-there-may-never-be-a-show-like-it-again.html

2. Little Bad Thing https://ethics.org.au/littlebadthing/

3. Nietzsche’s idea of The Festival of Punishment https://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks/view?docId=ft4q2nb3dn&chunk.id=d0e604&toc.depth=100&toc.id=d0e595&brand=ucpress 

4. Kafka’s short story Prometheus https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/06/29/the-rescue-will-begin-in-its-own-time

5. Nostalgia for the Light https://www.theguardian.com/film/2012/jul/12/nostalgia-for-the-light-review

6. The Graybar Hotel https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/sep/08/the-graybar-hotel-curtis-dawkins-review

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