How to Read Philosophy #5: Reading While Drunk

Is drunkenness the enemy of philosophical sobriety? Or are there circumstances where drunkenness can make our philosophical insight keener?

Au Moulin de la Galette by Ramon Casas. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

The philosopher Simone de Beauvoir was a big fan of philosophising while drunk



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Will Buckingham

Writer & philosopher. PhD. Stories & ideas to make the world a better place. HELLO, STRANGER (Granta 2021): BBC R4 Book of the Week. Twitter @willbuckingham