Archive by Title: C

  1. Calculus

    The dispute between Sir Isaac Newton and Gottfried Leibniz over who invented calculus.

  2. Calendar, The

    Melvyn Bragg explores the ancient origins of our Gregorian calendar.

  3. Calvinism

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the ideas of John Calvin and their impact.

  4. Cambrian Period, The

    Melvyn Bragg examines the Cambrian period, when there was an explosion of life on Earth.

  5. Camus

    The life ad work of the Algerian-French writer and philosopher, Albert Camus.

  6. Capitalism

    Melvyn Bragg examines the history of capitalism from Marx to the collapse of Communism.

  7. Carbon

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss carbon, which forms the basis of all organic life.

  8. Carolingian Renaissance, The

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Emperor Charlemagne and the Carolingian Renaissance.

  9. Carthage's Destruction

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Destruction of Carthage

  10. Catastrophism

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the geological theory of Catastrophism.

  11. Catharism

    Melvyn Bragg examines the Cathars, a medieval European Christian sect accused of heresy.

  12. Catherine the Great

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Empress who transformed and modernized Russia.

  13. Cavendish Family in Science, The

    Melvyn Bragg and guests explore the scientific achievements of the Cavendish family.

  14. Caxton and the Printing Press

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss William Caxton and the influence of the printing press.

  15. Cell, The

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the biology and origins of the cell.

  16. Celts, The

    Melvyn Bragg examines what we really know about the Celts of pre-Roman Britain.

  17. Chance and Design

    Melvyn Bragg explores the question and theories of a grand design in the universe.

  18. Chaos Theory

    Melvyn Bragg examines how Chaos Theory has affected our understanding of the universe.

  19. Charge of the Light Brigade, The

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Charge of the Light Brigade.

  20. Chaucer

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Geoffrey Chaucer, the father of English literature.

  21. Chekhov

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the life and work of the Russian writer Anton Chekhov.

  22. Chemical Elements

    Melvyn Bragg explores chemistry's ongoing mission to understand irreducible substances.

  23. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Byron's poem Childe Harold's Pilgrimage.

  24. Childhood

    Melvyn Bragg looks at how perceptions of childhood have changed over the last 100 years.

  25. China's Warring States period

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the astonishing productivity of the Chinese Golden Age.

  26. Chivalry

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss medieval chivalry.

  27. Christina Rossetti

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Victorian poet Christina Rossetti.

  28. City - a history, part 1, The

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the rise of the city, from its Bronze Age origins to 1800.

  29. City - a history, part 2, The

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of the city.

  30. City in the 20th Century , The

    Melvyn Bragg looks at the innovative developments of the city in the 20th century.

  31. Clausewitz and On War

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Clausewitz's influential treatise On War.

  32. Cleopatra

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Cleopatra, the famed last pharaoh of Egypt.

  33. Climate Change

    Melvyn Bragg examines predictions and solutions for global warming and rising sea levels.

  34. Cogito Ergo Sum

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Rene Descartes' famous statement.

  35. Comedy in Ancient Greek Theatre

    Melvyn Bragg explores comedy in Ancient Greek theatre including Aristophanes and Menander.

  36. Comets

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss comets, the 'dirty snowballs' of the solar system.

  37. Common Sense Philosophy

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss common sense philosophy.

  38. Complexity

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss complexity theory.

  39. Concordat of Worms, The

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Concordat of Worms of 1122.

  40. Conductors and Semiconductors

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the physics of electrical conduction.

  41. Confucius

    Melvyn Bragg and guests examine the chinese philosophy of Confucianism.

  42. Consciousness

    Melvyn Bragg examines why ideas about consciousness preoccupy philosophers and scientists.

  43. Consequences of the Industrial Revolution

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the influence of the Industrial Revolution.

  44. Consolations of Philosophy, The

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the consolation of Philosophy.

  45. Constantinople Siege and Fall

    Melvyn Bragg examines the 1453 siege of Constantinople which ended the Byzantine Empire.

  46. Continental-Analytic Split, The

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Continental and Analytic philosophical traditions.

  47. Cool Universe, The

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Cool Universe.

  48. Corn Laws, The

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Corn Laws of the 19th century.

  49. Cosmic Rays

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss cosmic rays.

  50. Cryptography

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the origins and history of codes.

  51. Crystallography

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the history and achievements of crystallography.

  52. Cult of Mithras, The

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the cult of Mithras, the Roman mystery religion.

  53. Cultural Imperialism

    Melvyn Bragg examines how a dominant power can exert a cultural influence on its empire.

  54. Cultural Rights in the 20th Century

    Melvyn Bragg examines what impact globalisation has had on human rights.

  55. Custer's Last Stand

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Battle of the Little Bighorn, Custer's Last Stand.

  56. Cynicism

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Cynics, the performance artists of philosophy.

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