Cambridge Literary Festival - James O'Brien: How To Be Right…In A World Gone Wrong

Cambridge Literary Festival - James O'Brien: How To Be Right…In A World Gone Wrong

Saturday 6 April 2019
Palmerston Room - St John's College
Broadcaster James O’Brien is used to listening to bad arguments: the people who phone into his shows on LBC have plenty of them.

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Saturday 6 April 2019 19:15
But what’s made O’Brien a runaway success is the calmness with which he dismantles them, pointing out the fallacies and assumptions that underpin some of the most frequently recycled opinions. Why does he bother? And can he teach us how to do the same?
 
Chaired by the editor of the Times Literary Supplement, Stig Abell
 
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19:15 - 20:15

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