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Against Theory

Will Self sets out why he has a problem with theory and the negative effect 'theory addicts' are having on our contemporary intellectual culture.

"No matter how many times you see the sun rise", writes Will Self, "it doesn't mean it will definitely rise tomorrow - or, indeed, that you'll be there to see it".

Will sets out why he has a problem with theory of all sorts and the negative effect “theory addicts” are having on our contemporary intellectual culture.

Producer: Adele Armstrong

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