Genius of the Modern World

Genius of the Modern World

Historian Bettany Hughes retraces the lives of three great thinkers whose ideas shaped the modern world - Karl Marx, Frederick Nietzsche and Sigmund Freud.

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Bettany Hughes selects some unusual facts about the three great thinkers for BBC Arts.