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The best of BBC Radio 3's flagship arts and ideas programme Free Thinking - featuring in-depth interviews and debates with artists, scientists and public figures.

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R3Arts: Night Waves - Rousseau 27 Jun 12

June 28th, 2012

Episode 164 of 1222 episodes

To mark the 300th anniversary of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's birth and discuss why Rousseau still matters today Philip Dodd is joined by the novelist Lawrence Norfolk, philosopher Susan James, Professor of Intellectual History Richard Whatmore and specialist in 18th Century Literature Lucy Powell. The actor Samuel West reads from Rousseau's work.

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