New article by PERU’s Kirstine Szifris - When Boredom Becomes Stagnation: The Importance of Occupying the Mind
PERU’s Kirstine Szifris has had an article on boredom published by a leading philosophy magazine, How the Light Gets In. She discusses the importance of occupying the mind, drawing on prison sociology to discuss the effects of stagnation. Kirstine discusses the relevance of her philosophy classes to the lives of prisoners arguing that our sense of self is tied up with the activities with which we engage. The article can be read online here.