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
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
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Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Vote Ukip, says far-right group Britain First
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