History of ideas in all BBC programmes
Melvyn visits Darwin's home at Down House in Kent.
Darwin's early life in Shropshire and his three years at Cambridge.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the ancient philosophical school of Neoplatonism.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the ideas of Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the iconic Greek philosopher, Socrates.
Melvyn Bragg examines the role of British thinkers in the 18th century Enlightenment.
Melvyn Bragg examines the emergence and impact of the Scottish Enlightenment.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the role played by women in Enlightenment science.