Bob Marley - John Stuart Mill

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Robert Nesta Marley is still the only developing world artist to have achieved global superstar status. Dr Jason Toynbee, Lecturer in Media Studies in the Department of Sociology at the Open University and the author of Bob Marley: Herald of a Postcolonial World? explains how the artist achieved that distinction. He debates its cultural impact and why have no similar artists conquered Babylon to the same degree?

Laurie talks about the great liberal theorist John Stuart Mill and asks whether - after the end of hostilities between left and right - he is coming back to prominence as the most influential thinker on liberal democracy.  Richard Reeves, the author of a new biography John Stuart Mill; Victorian Firebrand discusses his work with the political philosopher Professor John Gray.

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Mon 26 Nov 2007 00:15

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