Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Social Contract; a key idea in political philosophy.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the South Sea Bubble of the early 18th century.
Melvyn Bragg explores a transcendental idea that took hold on the Age of Enlightenment.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the 18th and 19th century quest for the spark of life.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Voltaire's satirical novel Candide, published in 1759.
Melvyn Bragg examines the first President of the US and what drove him to revolution.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the life and works of the essayist William Hazlitt.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the role played by women in Enlightenment science.
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