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Robert as an author 

Robert is the author of seven books including bestsellers Breakfast with Socrates and The Reality Test, and the award-winning academic works, Derrida and Autobiography and On Modern Poetry. His latest book is AutoBioPhilosophy, a frank and original autobiography that explores the question of what it means to be human.

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AutoBioPhilosophy: an intimate story of what it means to be human
(4th Estate, 2018)

Robert’s latest book is a frank and original autobiography that explores the fundamental question of what it means to be human.

Robert’s life story involves a love triangle, office politics, police raids, the academic elite and a near-death experience. The book sees him grappling with the tragic fate of his father, going through a double divorce and encountering a living divinity. We witness him confronting his demons but also looking out for angels.

As we are led into Robert’s private world, we gain an understanding of what it means to be human that is relevant to all.

Shahidha Bari interviewing

Robert about AutoBioPhilosophy

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

For rights enquiries, please contact Roberts literary agent, Patrick Walsh at PEW Literary

Derrida and Autobiography

(academic, 1995)

 

Analysis of Jacques Derridas work on subjectivity and otherness

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Breakfast with Socrates: The Philosophy of Everyday Life

(popular philosophy, 2009)

What great thinkers might say about your daily routine

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Death-Drive: Freudian Hauntings in Literature and Art

(academic, 2010)

Freuds theory of death compared with thoses of other thinkers

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Driving with Plato: The Meaning of Lifes Milestones

(popular philosophy, 2011)

What great thinkers might say about the big moments in life

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On Modern Poetry: From Theory to Total Criticism

(academic, 2012)

Theories of poetry plus close analysis of poems

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The Reality Test: Critical Questions to Keep your Business Real

(business, 2013)

Case studies based on Roberts consulting experience

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AutoBioPhilosophy: An Intimate Story of what it Means to be Human

(memoir/philosophy, 2018)

Life questions answered through Roberts own story

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If you are interested in reading Robert's poetry, please click below

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