Arianne Shahvisi

Arianne Shahvisi  is a senior lecturer in ethics at Brighton and Sussex Medical School. Her book Arguing for a Better World was published in June 2023.

Arianne Shahvisi writes: In The Tempest, King Alonso’s adviser Gonzalo attempts to lighten the mood after the shipwreck by describing how he would organise the island. When I was twelve, we read the scene at school and were asked to reflect on the feasibility of his utopia. I argued that it was misguided, because those who work­ed hard would not be sufficiently rewarded, and those who were lazy...

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