Archive by Title: L

  1. Lamarck and Natural Selection

    Melvyn Bragg discusses Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, the 18th century French precursor to Darwin.

  2. Language and the Mind

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss whether the formation of language is innate or cultural.

  3. Later Romantics, The

    Melvyn Bragg examines the poetry, tragedy and idealism of Byron, Shelley and Keats.

  4. Laws of Motion, The

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Isaac Newton’s Laws of Motion.

  5. Laws of Nature

    Melvyn Bragg considers whether what is true in physics is true in all areas of existence.

  6. Le Morte d'Arthur

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Malory's epic medieval tale Le Morte d'Arthur.

  7. Lear

    Melvyn Bragg and guests examine Shakespeare’s bloodthirsty tragedy, King Lear.

  8. Lenin

    Melvyn Bragg investigates what drove the Soviet leader Lenin, and enabled his successes.

  9. Library at Nineveh, The

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss a treasure house of Assyrian ideas.

  10. Library of Alexandria, The

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Library of Alexandria.

  11. Life of Stars, The

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the life cycle of stars.

  12. Lindisfarne Gospels, The

    Melvyn Bragg examines the manuscripts that united Celtic and Roman cultures in England.

  13. Literary Modernism

    Melvyn Bragg examines the movement that embraced Joyce, DH Lawrence and Virginia Woolf.

  14. Literature

    How the written word, originally used for accountancy, gave rise to human literature.

  15. Logic

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the history of logic.

  16. Logical Positivism

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the radical philosophy of the Vienna Circle.

  17. London

    The history of London from its Neolithic origin to the digitalised capital city of today.

  18. Lunar Society, The

    Melvyn Bragg examines an 18th century group of pioneering scientists and engineers.

  19. Lyrical Ballads

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Wordsworth and Coleridge's Lyrical Ballads.

  20. Lysenkoism

    Melvyn Bragg examines the destructive career of the Soviet geneticist Trofim Lysenko.

  21. Lévi-Strauss

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the work of French anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss.

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