Simon Critchley

Simon Critchley is Hans Jonas Professor of Philosophy at the New School for Social Research in New York. His previous books include On HumourThe Book of Dead PhilosophersHow to Stop Living and Start WorryingImpossible ObjectsThe Mattering of Matter (with Tom McCarthy), The Faith of the FaithlessStay, Illusion!: The Hamlet Doctrine (with Jamieson Webster), Bowie, and Memory Theatre. He is series moderator of ‘The Stone’, a philosophy column in the New York Times, to which he is a frequent contributor.