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by Kirstine Szifris
27th July 2021

With 11 million people in prisons across the world,  a vitally important question is how do we move the prison experience from survival to growth?

In this episode of the Transforming Society podcast, Jess Miles speaks with Kirstine Szifris, author of Philosophy Behind Bars, about whether philosophical thinking can be a way to encourage and enable growth and development in prison.

They discuss the potential of philosophical discussions to help prisoners desist from crime once released, as well as how prisons could be reformed in other areas.

 


 

 

 

Philosophy Behind Bars cover.Philosophy Behind Bars by Kirstine Szifris is available to order on the Bristol University Press website for £18.39.

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