Nigel Warburton is a freelance writer, editor, and podcaster. His books include A Little History of Philosophy, The Art Question, Philosophy: the Basics, Philosophy: the Classics, Free Speech: A Very Short Introduction, Thinking from A to Z, Ernö Goldfinger: the Life of an Architect, and, as editor, a book about the photographer Bill Brandt. With David Edmonds he makes the Philosophy Bites podcast, and they have co-edited three books based on the series. Nigel also runs the Thinking Books podcast. Consultant Senior Editor for the online magazine of ideas and culture www.aeon.co, Editor at Large for New Philosopher magazine, and a regular interviewer for www.fivebooks.com, he has written for many different magazines and newspapers, including The Guardian, Prospect Magazine, The TLS, The New European, Aeon, and The Economist. He hosts a monthly event ‘Philosophy in the Bookshop’ at Blackwell’s bookshop, Oxford.