Melvyn Bragg considers whether 'happiness' means living a life of pleasure or of virtue.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus.
Melvyn Bragg explores what defines a hero, and their place in classical society.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the history of logic.
Melvyn Bragg examines the history of the longest and most detailed number in nature.
Melvyn Bragg examines prime numbers and their mysterious role in the universe of numbers.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the ideas of Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss relativism; a philosophy with no absolute truths.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discusses rhetoric; supported by Aristotle but reviled by Plato.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the iconic Greek philosopher, Socrates.
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