Entries by Andrew Joyce, Ph.D.

Multiculturalism, Feminism, and the Transport Rape Epidemic

“There have been rises in reported sexual offences on London Underground and London Overground networks.” Transport for London, 2017/2018 Crime Statistics Bulletin. “The number of rapes and sex assaults of taxi and private hire passengers in London reached a 14-year high in 2016.” BBC News. One of my all-time favorite thrillers is Richard Harmon’s claustrophobic […]

Review: View from The Right: A Critical Anthology of Contemporary Ideas, Volume I

View from The Right: A Critical Anthology of Contemporary Ideas, Volume I: Heritage and Foundations Alain de Benoist (Ed.), trans. Robert Lindgren Arktos, 2017; orig. published, 1977, with an updated preface (2001) by de Benoist After 40 years, and following translations into Italian and Portuguese (1981), German (1984), and Romanian (1998), we finally have an English […]

Sartre’s Anti-Semite and Jew: A Critique [Part Three]

“Sartre’s analysis is mere gossip parading as well-reasoned, irrefutable phenomenological argument.” Pierre Birnbaum, 1999. Sartre on ‘the anti-Semite’ As noted previously, the ambivalent response to Sartre’s thoughts on ‘the Jew’ is in stark contrast to the much-more positively received section of the text dealing with ‘the anti-Semite.’ Indeed, Michael Walzer states that this portrait of […]

Sartre’s Anti-Semite and Jew: A Critique [Part Two]

“Sartre almost always swallowed huge quantities of amphetamines when writing non-fiction.”     John Gerassi, 1989.[1] Sartre on ‘the Jew’ Sartre’s Anti-Semite and Jew is divided into four sections, concerned as it is with four actors, or character profiles: the anti-Semite, the democrat, the inauthentic Jew, and the authentic Jew. Existing criticism of the book has […]

Sartre’s “Anti-Semite and Jew”: A Critique [Part One]

“That book is a declaration of war against anti-Semites, nothing more.”  Jean-Paul Sartre, 1980. A little over a decade ago I decided to research the Jewish Question in earnest. The precise chain of events leading to this decision was complex, but the main engine driving it was sheer intellectual curiosity. Here was a subject at […]