Portrait of Iris Murdoch writing a postcard

About the project

To celebrate the centenary of the birth of Iris Murdoch, An Post are releasing a commemorative stamp of this iconic Dublin-born philosopher and author.
An Post have partnered with In Parenthesis to bring you Philosophy by Postcard, a public philosophy project introducing #slowphilosophy and celebrating Iris Murdoch.

Iris Murdoch was born on Blessington Street, Dublin. Between July and September 2019 we invited you to send a postcard to Iris Murdoch. 100 postcards will receive an individual reply from a philosopher. Their #philosophybypostcard will be on one of our limited edition, artist-designed, cards complete with a beautiful special edition Iris Murdoch stamp.
Blessington Street front door
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Our philosophers

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FAQ & tips

Intrigued? Interested? Not sure it's for you? We've compiled a useful list of queries and answers here. Look around the website and follow us on twitter to find out more!

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