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Julian Baggini, Justina Robson, Peter Worley. Peter Sedgwick hosts.

From Alain de Botton to Philosophy Bites, it seems that popular philosophy has never been more popular. What makes us hunger for the big ideas in life? Can any general introduction give us access to the benefits of philosophical wisdom, or is enlightenment difficult by definition?


Julian Baggini talks to academic Dr Peter Sedgwick, author Justina Robson and educational campaigner Peter Worley about whether big ideas can ever be bite-size.

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