Modern Wisdom

Founded and edited by Ben Irvine, the Journal of Modern Wisdom (Oldspeak Publishing) features writings from leading public thinkers on the subject of wisdom and the good life.

Two volumes of the Journal were published in 2011 and 2013, respectively. No further volumes are planned (presently), but both previous volumes are still available for online reading/purchase – see below.

Volume 1:

Click here to read the Journal of Modern Wisdom Volume 1 (pdf)

Purchase one or more copies of volume 1 using the dropdown menu and ‘Buy Now’  button below:

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Volume 2:

Click here to read Journal of Modern Wisdom volume 2 (pdf)

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