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Festival review: HowTheLightGetsIn Part 2

Drugs, sex and stoicism—the second weekend of the world's biggest philosophy and music festival had it all

By Serena Kutchinsky  

Prospect returned to a slightly sunnier Hay-on-Wye for a second weekend of brain-bending ideas and toe-tapping beats at HowTheLightGetsIn. After a leisurely start, the philosophical pace picked up at a lunch chaired by our Managing Editor Jonathan Derbyshire. The broad theme was to question what we know about the world, but the topics for debate ranged far and wide from the nature of knowledge and evidence to the possibility that we might be brains in a vat and…

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