Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the medieval tale of Abelard and Heloise.
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Melvyn Bragg explore Stoicism, the most influential philosophy in the Ancient World.
Melvyn Bragg examines the history of thought about the mind/body problem in philosophy.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the political philosopher Niccolo Machiavelli.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discusses rhetoric; supported by Aristotle but reviled by Plato.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Han Synthesis philosophies of China.
The life and work of French novelist, playwright and philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre.
Melvyn Bragg examines the cultural effect of the eighteenth century idea of Politeness.
Melvyn Bragg examines the 17th century idea that all knowledge arises from experience.
Melvyn Bragg explores what defines a hero, and their place in classical society.