Melvin Bragg and guests discuss the work of key philosophers and their theories.
Paul Broks brings neuroscience to the philosophical question of whether we have free will.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
Theologian Giles Fraser believes true freedom comes from accepting constraints in life.
Neil MacGregor visits Kaliningrad, now in Russia but formerly the German city Konigsberg.
Neil MacGregor charts the career of Otto von Bismarck, known as the Iron Chancellor.
Barrister Harry Potter on John Stuart Mill's ideas about individual freedom and the state.
1/4 In the year Richard III of England dies in battle, Ivan the Great seizes the city of Tver.
Angie Hobbs on Isaiah Berlin's distinction between positive and negative freedom.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas about freedom.
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