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The Reith Lectures Episode guide

  1. 25/11/2014

    Why do Doctors Fail? Dr Atul Gawande explores the nature of imperfection in medicine.

    First broadcast: 25 Nov 2014

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  2. Niall Ferguson on The Rule of Law and its Enemies

    Exploring the importance of man-made institutions in driving change around the world.

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  3. Lecture 3: Eliza Manningham-Buller on Freedom

    Former M15 director-general Eliza Manningham-Buller discusses foreign policy since 9/11.

    First broadcast: 20 Sep 2011

  4. Lecture 2: Eliza Manningham-Buller on Security

    Assessing the role of security and intelligence services in a democracy.

    First broadcast: 13 Sep 2011

  5. Lecture 1: Eliza Manningham-Buller on Terror

    Eliza Manningham-Buller reflects on 9/11 in the first of her Reith Lectures 2011.

    First broadcast: 06 Sep 2011

  6. Lecture 2: Aung San Suu Kyi on Dissent

    Aung San Suu Kyi examines what drives people to dissent in the second Reith Lecture 2011

    First broadcast: 05 Jul 2011

  7. Lecture 1: Aung San Suu Kyi on Liberty

    Aung San Suu Kyi explores what freedom means in the first of the 2011 Reith Lectures

    First broadcast: 28 Jun 2011

  8. Scientific Horizons

    This year's Reith lecturer is the cosmologist and astrophysicist Professor Martin Rees.

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  9. 04/07/2009

    Professor Sandel makes the case for a moral and civic renewal in democratic politics.

    First broadcast: 04 Jul 2009

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  10. 27/06/2009

    Professor Sandel considers how we should use our ever-increasing scientific knowledge.

    First broadcast: 27 Jun 2009

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  11. The Reith Lectures

    A New Citizenship, with philosopher Professor Michael Sandel, who looks at the prospect...

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