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Roger Scruton answers the question: What makes us human?

2 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 11 September 2013

Jeremy Vine explores the most fundamental question of all: 'what makes us human?' with philosopher Roger Scruton, in a major BBC Radio 2 series featuring some of the leading thinkers and writers of our time. This week Roger Scruton will deliver his thoughts on the very essence of human existence.

This unmissable exploration of the most profound question of all - what makes us human? - will be live each week at lunchtime on BBC Radio 2, and available to listen to again on the website and as a downloadable podcast.

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Music Played

22 items
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    Capital Cities Safe And Sound

    (CD Single), Capitol

  • Image for Alicia Keys

    Alicia Keys Empire State Of Mind (Part II) Broken Down

    The Element Of Freedom, Sony Music, 14

  • Image for Cat Stevens

    Cat Stevens Remember The Days Of The Old Schoolyard

    The Very Best Of Cat Stevens, Island

  • Image for Tears for Fears

    Tears for Fears Mad World

    Tears For Fears - Tears Roll Down, Fontana

  • Image for John Oates

    John Oates and Daryl Hall Private Eyes

    Looking Back - The Best Of Hall & Oat, BMG

  • Image for Elly Ameling

    Elly Ameling An Die Musik

    An Die Musik, Philips, 1

  • Image for Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

    Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark Souvenir

    The Best Of O.M.D., Virgin, 4

  • Image for OneRepublic

    OneRepublic Counting Stars

    (CD Single), Sony

  • Image for Texas

    Texas Black Eyed Boy (Live In Hyde Park)

  • Image for The Clash

    The Clash Rock The Casbah

    The Singles, Epic

  • Image for David McWilliams

    David McWilliams The Days Of Pearly Spencer

    Sounds Of The Sixties - 20 Swinging H, Telstar

  • Image for The Hollies

    The Hollies Bus Stop

    The Hits Of 1966 (Various Artists), MFP, 2

  • Image for The Walker Brothers

    The Walker Brothers No Regrets

    Best Of Scott Walker & The Walker Bro, Fontana

  • Image for Birdy

    Birdy Wings

    (CD Single), 14th Floor Records, 1

  • Image for Gerry Rafferty

    Gerry Rafferty Night Owl

    Gerry Rafferty - Right Down Line, EMI

  • Image for Whitney Houston

    Whitney Houston All The Man That I Need

    All The Man That I Need, Arista

  • Image for Tom Odell

    Tom Odell Grow Old With Me

    Long Way Down, Columbia, 1

  • Image for The Flowerpot Men

    The Flowerpot Men Let's Go To San Francisco

    Sunny Afternoon - Sound Of The 60's,V, Old Gold

  • Image for Alistair Griffin, Leddra Chapman & Grimethorpe Colliery Band

    Alistair Griffin, Leddra Chapman & Grimethorpe Colliery Band The One

    (CD Single), Dramatico, 1

  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John Home Again

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for Olly Murs

    Olly Murs Right Place, Right Time

    (CD Single), Epic, 1


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