Helen Pluckrose is the editor of Areo, a non-partisan digital magazine focused on Enlightenment liberalism, humanism, secularism and freedom of expression. She is a political and cultural writer whose best-known essays include ‘How French Intellectuals Ruined the West: Postmodernism and its Impact, Explained’; ‘Why I No Longer Identify as a Feminist’; ‘The Problem with Intersectional Feminism’ and, with James. A. Lindsay, ‘A Manifesto Against the Enemies of Modernity’.
Helen received her degree in English literature from the University of East London and her Masters in early modern studies from Queen Mary University London. Her academic writing focuses on late medieval and early modern religious writing by and for women. She is currently writing a book about the impact of postmodern thought on academia and the impact of this on social-justice movements and wider culture.
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