The importance of being cultured

Angus Kennedy talks to spiked about the cultural retreat of the elites and the need for discrimination.

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For the September edition of the spiked review of books podcast, we talked to Angus Kennedy, the author of Being Cultured: In Defence of Discrimination. Combining a stinging attack on instrumentalism in the arts with a stirring defence of cultural excellence, Kennedy challenges us to rethink our idea of what culture is, and how it is formed. Listen below:

Being Cultured: In Defence of Discrimination, by Angus Kennedy is published by Imprint Academic. (Buy this book from Amazon(UK).)

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