Exploring different aspects of history, science, philosophy and the arts.
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.
From Altruism to Wittgenstein, philosophers, theories and key themes.
Popular culture, poetry, music and visual arts and the roles they play in our society.
Discover world history, culture and ideas with today’s leading experts
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
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
Short documentaries and adventures in sound presented by Josie Long.
Extraordinary first person stories from around the world
Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.
History as told by the people who were there.
An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.
Eight tracks, a book and a luxury: what would you take to a desert island? Guests share the soundtrack of their lives.
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.
Scientific principles, theory, and the role of key figures in the advancement of science.
David Edmonds (Uehiro Centre, Oxford University) and Nigel Warburton (freelance philosopher/writer) interview top philosophers on a wide range of topics. Two books based on the series have been published by Oxford University Press. We are currently self-funding - donations very welcome via our website http://www.philosophybites.com
The past is never past. Every headline has a history. Join us every week as we go back in time to understand the present. These are stories you can feel and sounds you can see from the moments that shaped our world.
Seriously is home to the world’s best audio documentaries and podcast recommendations, and host Vanessa Kisuule brings you two fascinating new episodes every week.
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.
Each week day RN Arts programs zoom in on a specific area of art and culture, brought to you by a specialist presenter. Subscribe to their podcasts separately by searching by name in your podcasting app.