Professor Helen Small FBA

Elected 2018

UK Fellow
2018

Current post

Merton Professor of English Language and Literature, University of Oxford

10-Minute Talks: The function of cynicism at the present time

Professor Helen Small FBA

In this talk, Helen Small considers the characteristic features of cynicism, its origins and development as a philosophical branch, and what role it has played in public moralism from the 19th century onward.

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