Authored essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond, themed across a week. Each episode is full of insight, opinion and intellectual surprise from one expert voice. The Essay is broadcast on BBC Radio 3 Monday to Friday 10.45pm. We aim to include as many episodes of The Essay in the podcast as we can but you'll find that some aren't included for rights reasons.
Fri, 24 May 13
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John Deathridge on Wagner seen through the writings of the 20th century philosopher Theodor Adorno
Thu, 23 May 13
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Michael Tanner on the relationship between the philosopher Nietzsche and Wagner
Wed, 22 May 13
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Professor Christopher Janaway on the influence of the philosopher Schopenhauer on Wagner
Tue, 21 May 13
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Professor Anthony Grayling on Wagner and the Philosophy of Revolution
Mon, 20 May 13
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Professor Roger Scruton on Wagner and German Idealism
Fri, 26 Apr 13
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The travel editor Simon Calder reports back on his favourite city off the beaten track, which is Holguin.
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