Social philosophers in all BBC programmes
Nobel Prize-winning chemist Sir Harry Kroto chooses the philosopher Benedict Spinoza.
TV producer John Lloyd discusses the life of American architect Richard Buckminster Fuller
Cartoonist Ralph Steadman and translator Adam Czerniawski discuss the philosopher's life.
Munira Mirza discusses the life of the influential political philosopher Hannah Arendt.
Writer Fay Weldon and biographer Vincent Brome discuss the life of the visionary novelist.
Matthew Parris and Max Mosley celebrate the life of John Stuart Mill.
Kurt Vonnegut on Kurt Vonnegut, with a little help from Josie Long
Kim Henry Veltman joins director Jonathan Miller to discuss the Canadian writer on media.
Michael Sheen champions Philip K Dick who has had an influence on his production of Hamlet
Actress Diana Quick selects philosopher Simone de Beauvoir for Great Lives.
Simon Evans nominates JS Mill, author of On Liberty.
Eleanor Bron discusses the life of French philosopher and mystic Simone Weil.
Steven Pinker joins Matthew Parris to discuss the life of the philosopher Thomas Hobbes.
Writer and political activist George Monbiot chooses 18th-century revolutionary Tom Paine.