Robert Eaglestone/ Edward Harcourt
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We explore the phenomenon of guilt. What is the relationship between phenomenon like survivor guilt and everyday instances, like the guilt at breaking a diet? What role does culture and religion play? And what is the place of guilt in ‘developed’ and ‘primitive’ moral consciousness?
Professor of Contemporary Literature and Thought, Royal Holloway, University of London
University Lecturer in Philosophy, Oxford University and Fellow of Keble College
Fellow, LSE & Deputy Director, Forum for Philosophy
Recorded on 8 May 2012 at the LSE