John Gray is an English political philosopher and former School Professor of European Thought at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Gray is a regular contributor to several national newspapers and lead book reviewer at the New Statesman. His latest book is 'The Silence of Animals: On Progress and Other Modern Myths' published by Allen Lane.
15 November 2013 07:00 PM
An idealist reflects on the seduction of politics – and his failure to make a mark
22 February 2013 07:00 PM
This book tells the disturbing and important story of how major thinkers abetted genocide
This Week's Big Questions: Is progress a myth? Is al-Qa'ida's threat disappearing? What is the place of royalty in modern society?
22 February 2013 05:46 PM
This week's questions are answered by political philosopher and author, John Gray
Unapologetic: Why, Despite Everything, Christianity Can Still Make Surprising Emotional Sense, By Francis Spufford
08 September 2012 12:00 AM
A church champion scores in his grasp of human frailty; his local bias carries less conviction
14 August 1999 12:02 AM
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
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