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Bernard-Henri Lévy, Edith Hall and Simon Critchley

Arts and cultural debate. From football, to Brexit, to the good life: Shahidha Bari talks to three philosophers about how their work applies outside university.

From people-watching with Aristotle in a London park, to meeting in a luxury hotel at midnight to discuss the fate of a continent, to using a lunchtime five-a-side game as the starting point for a meditation on the human condition, this programme treats 'philosophy' as a verb rather than a noun. Bernard-Henri Lévy is in London to perform a one-man play on Brexit. Simon Critchley's new book is What We Think About When We Think About Football, and Edith Hall's is Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life.

Shahidha Bari talks to each of them about bringing philosophy out of the academy.

Producer: Luke Mulhall.

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45 minutes

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Role Contributor
Presenter Shahidha Bari
Interviewed Guest Bernard-Henri Levy
Interviewed Guest Edith Hall
Interviewed Guest Simon Critchley
Producer Luke Mulhall

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