Absent Minds: Intellectuals in Britain

A talk based on Stefan Collini's book 'Absent Minds: Intellectuals in Britain' which, on its publication in 2006, attracted comment for its analysis of the concept of the intellectual and its exploration of the claim that 'real' intellectuals have not existed in Britain. In conversation with the author, four scholars reflect on the significance of the book and its bearing on their work. Register online.