Epistemology in all BBC programmes
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Rene Descartes' famous statement.
Melvyn Bragg examines why ideas about consciousness preoccupy philosophers and scientists.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the mathematician Kurt Godel and his work.
Melvyn Bragg investigates how neuroscience can explain the enigmas of consciousness.
Melvyn Bragg examines perception: how the brain reacts to the mass of data crowding it.
Melvyn Bragg examines whether mankind has made as much moral as material progress.
The history of cultural, medical, artistic and philosophical ideas about the human brain.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss our knowledge of memory and the functioning of the brain.
Melvyn Bragg examines the history of thought about the mind/body problem in philosophy.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss philosophical approaches to truth.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss whether it matters if memoirs aren’t entirely truthful.