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A 15 minute brush with philosophy

'A Brush with Philosophy' was created by Vanessa Brassey while researching and writing up her PhD. Vanessa started to paint portraits of her key colleagues, mentors and supervisors. The goal each time was to capture a Eureka moment - or a moment that encapsulated the essence of these long running conversations. There are now over 70 portraits in the collection.

Q: 'Is it ever right to save your friend over a stranger?'

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