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Andrew Marr discusses the Enlightenment with Tzvetan Todorov, communism with Tariq Ali, Russian art with Andrew Graham-Dixon and The Second Sex with Janine di Giovanni.

Andrew Marr explores whether the Enlightenment or communism is more relevant today, with Tzvetan Todorov defending the role of 18th-century thought and Tariq Ali demanding a re-evaluation of communist ideals. Andrew Graham-Dixon champions Russian art, and, on the 60th anniversary of Simone de Beauvoir's The Second Sex, Janine di Giovanni celebrates its enduring appeal.

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Mon 7 Dec 2009 21:30