Archive by Era: Enlightenment - page 1

  1. Bolivar

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Simon Bolivar, the liberator of South America.

  2. Catherine the Great

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

  3. Empiricism

    Melvyn Bragg examines the 17th century idea that all knowledge arises from experience.

  4. Goethe and the Science of the Enlightenment

    Melvyn Bragg assesses the scientific legacy of the 18th century German poet Goethe.

  5. Gothic

    Melvyn Bragg examines the origins and significance of the 18th century Gothic movement.

  6. Mary Wollstonecraft

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the life and ideas of Mary Wollstonecraft.

  7. Materialism

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Materialism in Philosophy.

  8. Spinoza

    Melvyn Bragg discusses the Dutch, Jewish and Christian Philosopher, Baruch Spinoza.

  9. Sturm und Drang

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the German artistic movement known as Sturm und Drang.

  10. Taste

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the 18th century obsession with taste.

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