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31 October 2010updated 27 Sep 2015 4:05am

In defence of philosophy

Jonathan Derbyshire talks to Tariq Ali about Wittgenstein, Derek Jarman and the future of the humani

By Staff Blogger

Ten days ago, the New Statesman and Verso Books collaborated on a screening of Derek Jarman’s film Wittgenstein at Tate Modern. After the film was shown, the NS culture editor, Jonathan Derbyshire, talked to Jarman’s producer Tariq Ali. A video of their conversation — which covers the making of the film, Wittgenstein’s place in 20th-century thought and the future of philosophy in this country — can now be viewed on the Tate Modern website.

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