Andy West

Andy West

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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 (Picador 2022). For more information, go to

  1. Rectify

  2. Little Bad Thing

  3. Nietzsche's idea of The Festival of Punishment

  4. Kafka’s short story Prometheus

  5. Nostalgia for the Light

  6. The Graybar Hotel

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