Rana Mitter discusses new developments in neuroscience.
Philip Dodd with a special edition devoted to Anthony Trollope's novel The Way We Live Now
Including a new sex survey, a Nick Broomfield documentary and the history of the audiobook
Patricia Duncker talks about George Eliot, and Adrienne Mayor discusses Amazonian women.
Philip Dodd considers the idea of public and private art.
Matthew Sweet and guests discuss new media culture and the film Blade Runner.
Philip Dodd investigates the tension between cosmopolitanism and the nation state.
Philip Dodd is joined by folk singer Peggy Seeger, who talks about her music and politics.
Philip Dodd and guests discuss secularism and religion.
Anne McElvoy hears from young people involved in the BBC's School Report Day.
Philip Dodd debates whether sociology still has a role to play in the 21st century.
Matthew Sweet discusses the history of mental illness. Plus a nocturnal history of London.
With novelist Tom McCarthy, journalist Asne Seierstad and what is the idea of fairness.
With discussions about the 'extreme present' and maths and mathematicians in film.
Kazuo Ishiguro talks to Anne McElvoy about his new novel, The Buried Giant.
Rana Mitter and guests discuss the arguments against democracy.
Presented by Matthew Sweet. Philosopher John Gray discusses illusory ideas of freedom.
Rana Mitter talks to the winner of the biennial David Cohen Prize for Literature.
Philip Dodd discusses the value of the arts and the notion of social identity in Europe.
Anne McElvoy with the 2014 Paul Foot Award winner and Craig Calhoun on valuing the arts.
Rana Mitter explores Buddhism in therapy and politics.
Philip Dodd and guests including Robert Irwin discuss The One Thousand and One Nights.
Will Hutton joins Anne McElvoy for a programme focusing on economics and wealth in Britain
Karim Miske and Aatish Taseer discuss their writing and religion with Philip Dodd.
Matthew Sweet discusses utopian communities and eroticism in British cinema.
With the future of Greece discussed, Sarah Kane's plays and the TV series Indian Summers.
Presented by Philip Dodd. With poet Paul Muldoon and historian Roy Foster in conversation.
Andrew O'Hagan talks to Matthew Sweet about his new novel which looks at memory and war.
Including Joyce Carol Oates's new novel, the film Selma and the play Jefferson's Garden.
With Tom Stoppard's play The Hard Problem, plus musician and neuroscientist Daniel Levitin