Skye C. Cleary

Skye C. Cleary is the author of Existentialism and Romantic Love (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) and co-editor of How to Live a Good Life (Vintage, forthcoming 2020). She teaches at Columbia University and Barnard College and is the lead editor of the blog of the American Philosophical Association.


Out of Sartre’s Shadow

Skye C. Cleary reviews Kate Kirkpatrick's new biography of Simone de Beauvoir, "Becoming Beauvoir: A Life."...

Hiking with Emerson

Skye C. Cleary interviews professor John Kaag about his recent book, "American Philosophy: A Love Story."...

The Art of Excess

Skye C. Cleary talks to Gary Cox about his new biography, “Existentialism and Excess: The Life and Times of Jean-Paul Sartre.”...

Love Is Never a Given

Skye C. Cleary talks to Andrea Miller about her new book, "Radical Acceptance: The Secret to Happy, Lasting Love."...

Applied Existentialism

The good-hearted Jean-Paul Sartre, the elegant Simone de Beauvoir, and the debonair Raymond Aron sat in a bar on Paris’s rue du Montparnasse....

Applied Existentialism
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