Nikhil Krishnan on Why Oxford’s Early 20th-Century Philosophers Still Matter
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In this episode, Andrew talks to the author of A Terribly Serious Adventure, Nikhil Krishnan, about the history of philosophy at Oxford between 1900 and 1960.
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Nikhil Krishnan was born in Bangalore, India. He attended the University of Oxford as a Rhodes scholar and went on to complete a doctorate in philosophy. He now teaches at the University of Cambridge, where he is a fellow of Robinson College. His essays have appeared in several publications, including The New Yorker, The New Statesman, and n+1.