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Intellectual Independence and its Freedoms

Mr Robson’s assembly on intellectual independence and his spotlight on Susan Sontag and Clive James
Intellectual Independence and its Freedoms

Susan Sontag

Education has no aim more important than shaping the autonomous and independent minds of the next generation, inspiring them to read widely, think broadly and escape the constraints of unjustified and unsupported orthodoxies. In his particular spotlight on Susan’s Sontag and Clive James, as intellectual greats who spammed popular and ‘high art’ cultural traditions and wrote incisively on politics and international relations, he shares this reading list to encourage further exploration of their work.