John Gray is one of the most internationally renowned and widely read political theorists writing today. The best-selling author of such books as Straw Dogs and Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia, he is currently Professor of European Thought at the London School of Economics.
'Gray is one of our best social and political theorists ... This powerful and radical work opens as many doors as it closes.' - New Statesman 'Gray is a clever and energetic political theorist in the analytical mode. He is also dauntingly well-read and up-to-date.' - Guardian