2024

January

  • Condorcet 11 Jan
    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Nicolas de Condorcet (1743-94), known as the Last of the Philosophes, the intellectuals in the French Enlightenment who sought to apply their learning to solving the problems of their world.
    190 Modern Western Philosophy
  • Nefertiti 18 Jan
    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the woman who inspired one of the best known artefacts from ancient Egypt.
    930 History of the Ancient World
  • Panpsychism 25 Jan
    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the idea that some kind of consciousness is present not just in our human brains but throughout the universe, right down to cells or even electrons.
    120 Epistemology

February