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Britain, Europe and the World

Five of Britain's leading thinkers give their personal view of Brexit.

In these special editions of Radio 4's long-running essay programme, A Point of View, five of Britain's leading thinkers, give their own very personal view of "Brexit" - what the vote tells us about the country we are, and are likely to become.

Today, the philosopher John Gray who has presented on Radio 4 for many years, argues that Britain should look to Brexit as a new beginning in which it "can throw off the dead weight of a failing European project".

He says we should now accept the new opportunities given to us and "make our home in a more spacious world".

Producer: Adele Armstrong.

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