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The Essay, Wagner's Philosophers Episode guide

  1. Wagner and Adorno

    5/5 Professor John Deathridge explores the posthumous reputation of Wagner in the 20th century

    First broadcast: 24 May 2013

  2. Wagner and Nietzsche

    4/5 Michael Tanner explores the relationship between Wagner and Friedrich Nietzsche.

    First broadcast: 23 May 2013

  3. Wagner and Schopenhauer

    3/5 Christopher Janaway explores Wagner's encounter with the philosophy of Schopenhauer.

    First broadcast: 22 May 2013

  4. Wagner and the Philosophy of Revolution

    2/5 AC Grayling focuses on the crucial years before and after the Dresden uprising of 1849.

    First broadcast: 21 May 2013

  5. Wagner and German Idealism

    1/5 Roger Scruton explores the philosophical background that influenced the young Wagner.

    First broadcast: 20 May 2013

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