2/6 Marina Warner examines the threads linking ancient myths and modern machismo.
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1/6 In her first lecture, Marina Warner examines the role of the 'she-monster' in myth.
6/6 Edward Said considers how far an intellectual should participate in the public sphere.
5/6 Edward Said asks the basic question for the intellectual: how does one speak the truth?
4/6 Edward Said examines amateur intellectuals and their influence on society.
3/6 Edward Said considers intellectuals as people on the margins of their own society.
2/6 Edward Said explores the role of intellectuals from different cultures and backgrounds.
1/6 Edward Said examines the definition and role of intellectuals in the modern world.
6/6 Steve Jones argues that humans may be as near to biological utopia as we will ever get.
5/6 Steve Jones examines the ways in which science has been used to support prejudice.