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57 posts about In Our Time on this blog

  1. In Our Time - Weber's The Protestant Ethic

    Friday 28 March 2014, 17:09

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed Weber's Protestant Ethic.

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  2. In Our Time: Pascal

    Friday 20 September 2013, 16:32

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Melvyn Bragg discusses this week's edition of In Our Time on Pascal.

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  3. In Our Time: The Borgias

    Friday 23 November 2012, 16:39

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's note: In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed The Borgias. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep - AI

    Hello

    Well, I hope we didn't shock you too much. It seems from the three scholars sat around studio 50E that there is...

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  4. In Our Time: Simone Weil

    Friday 16 November 2012, 15:15

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's note: In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed Simone Weil. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep - AI

    Hello

    Reading Simone Weil for a week and being involved in an intense programme and then thinking more about her feels...

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  5. In Our Time: The Upanishads

    Thursday 8 November 2012, 17:40

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's note: In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed The Upanishads. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep - AI

    Hello

    I think that's the first time I've ever mentioned the newsletter on air and I made a promise that I would talk...

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  6. In Our Time: The Anarchy

    Thursday 1 November 2012, 17:35

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's note: In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed The Anarchy. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep - AI

    Hello

    Our head of department burst into the studio after the programme, full of enthusiasm for it, but anxious to know...

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  7. In Our Time: Fermat's Last Theorem

    Friday 26 October 2012, 13:50

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's note: In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed Fermat's Last Theorem. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep - AI

    Hello

    No sooner had we finished what I thought was a brilliantly clear explanation by the three academics of...

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  8. In Our Time: Caxton and the Printing Press

    Friday 19 October 2012, 14:05

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's note: In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed Caxton and the Printing Press. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep - AI

    Hello

    The Caxton programme comes at a curiously appropriate time for me. I'm on the Communications Committee...

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  9. In Our Time: Hannibal

    Friday 12 October 2012, 13:59

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's note: In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed Hannibal. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep - AI

    Hello

    Of the first half dozen people I met in the House of Lords this afternoon, three of them said "there weren't enough...

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  10. In Our Time: Gerald of Wales

    Friday 5 October 2012, 13:05

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's note: In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed Gerald of Wales. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep - AI

    Hello

    Well, that took the biscuit! By the way, Gerald of Wales was exceptionally tall for his time and a fearsome...

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  11. In Our Time: The Ontological Argument

    Friday 28 September 2012, 11:18

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's note: In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed The Ontological Argument. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep - AI

    Hello

    The Ontological Argument is quite a way down the list of subjects with which I would have thought I...

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  12. In Our Time: The Druids

    Thursday 20 September 2012, 18:48

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's note: In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed The Druids. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep - AI

    Hello

    One of the advantages for me of In Our Time is that I become disabused of what I thought was certain knowledge. In...

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  13. In Our Time: The Cell

    Friday 14 September 2012, 10:00

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's note: In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed The Cell. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep - AI

    Hello

    Good to be back. It's been a funny old summer in London. Surging streets of all the nations of the world teeming through...

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  14. In Our Time: Hadrian's Wall

    Thursday 12 July 2012, 17:49

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's note: In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed Hadrian's Wall. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep - AI

    Hello

    It's all very strange. It must be like living at the time of Caxton - if you are at all aware of Caxton - I...

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  15. In Our Time: Scepticism

    Friday 6 July 2012, 15:49

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's note: In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed Scepticism. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep - AI

    Hello

    I am sitting in St James's Park, overlooking the pond, after lunch with a pal. Before that there was a stroll in...

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  16. In Our Time: Ulysses

    Friday 15 June 2012, 16:22

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's note: In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed Ulysses. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep - PMcD

    Hello

    What a joy Joyce was! I will try to write this piece without any full stops, but I'm absolutely sure that Ingrid will...

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  17. In Our Time: The Trojan War

    Friday 1 June 2012, 16:13

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's note: In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed The Trojan War. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep - GS

    Hello

    I am in such awe of scholars that when they pronounce and I think that I have an alternative, nay, contradictory...

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  18. In Our Time - Game Theory

    Friday 11 May 2012, 11:08

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's note: In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed Voltaire's Candide. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep -CM

    Hello

    Well, I was rather relieved there was not more mathematics, although having anticipated mathematics I'd made...

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  19. In Our Time: Voltaire's Candide

    Friday 4 May 2012, 18:05

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's note: In Thursday's programme Melvyn Bragg and his guests discussed Voltaire's Candide. As always the programme is available to listen to online or to download and keep. PMcD.

    Hello

    A few weeks ago I was wandering through Soho, which has become a real pleasure now that I have offices...

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  20. In Our Time - The Battle of Bosworth Field

    Friday 27 April 2012, 18:55

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Editor's Note: This week Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Battle of Bosworth Field, the celebrated encounter between Lancastrian and Yorkist forces in August 1485. - CM

    Hello,

    A few after the programme reflections. One of the reasons, I was told, that the evidence for domestic wars is not...

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