Exploring different aspects of history, science, philosophy and the arts.
Series exploring the world of words and the ways in which we use them
The simplest questions often have the most complex answers. The Philosopher's Zone is your guide through the strange thickets of logic, metaphysics and ethics.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
Short documentaries and adventures in sound presented by Josie Long.
Discover world history, culture and ideas with today’s leading experts
Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.
Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy at the LMU in Munich and at King's College London, takes listeners through the history of philosophy, "without any gaps". www.historyofphilosophy.net
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Extraordinary first person stories from around the world
An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.
History as told by the people who were there.
Beginner friendly if listened to in order! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronological order, the thinkers and ideas that forged the world we live in are broken down and explained.
Eight tracks, a book and a luxury: what would you take to a desert island? Guests share the soundtrack of their lives.
New research on how society works
IDEAS is a deep-dive into contemporary thought and intellectual history. No topic is off-limits. In the age of clickbait and superficial headlines, it's for people who like to think.
Awaken, discover and connect to the deeper meaning of the world around you with SuperSoul. Hear Oprah’s personal selection of her interviews with thought-leaders, best-selling authors, spiritual luminaries, as well as health and wellness experts. All designed to light you up, guide you through life’s big questions and help bring you one step closer to your best self.
A rich selection of documentaries aimed at relentlessly curious minds, introduced by Vanessa Kisuule.
Insight, wit and analysis as BBC correspondents, journalists and writers take a closer look at the stories behind the headlines. Presented by Kate Adie and Pascale Harter.
Surprising stories from unusual places. With ideas too big for a single episode, The Compass presents mini-series about the environment and politics, culture and society.