Ben Ware is Co-Director of the Centre for Philosophy and Art at King’s College London. He is the author of Dialectic of the Ladder: Wittgenstein, the ‘Tractatus’ and Modernism (Bloomsbury, 2015); Living Wrong Life Rightly: Modernism, Ethics, and the Political Imagination (Palgrave, 2017); and editor of Francis Bacon: Painting, Philosophy, Psychoanalysis (Thames & Hudson, 2019). His next book, On Extinction, will appear with Verso in 2023. His recent writings have appeared in e-flux journal, Los Angeles Review of Books, and ESP. From 2019-2021 he was Philosopher in Residence at the Serpentine Galleries, London.