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August podcast: Jacko and Jean-Paul Sartre

By Leo Hornak  

Jacko- existential icon?

In this month’s Prospect podcast, Nigel Warburton considers Michael Jackson’s death in the light of Sartre’s observation that in death we become ‘prey to the other’. (Download the podcast here, or click on the box on the right of the page).

Which of the many Michael Jacksons should we remember? And should a performer’s personal life be allowed to overshadow their work after their death? In Michael’s case of course, the personal eccentricities developed in public alongside his musical triumphs.…

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