Virtue in all BBC programmes
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss philosophical and evolutionary arguments over altruism.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the scientific study of life, originated by Aristotle.
Melvyn Bragg examines duty, a concept that has excited philosophers through history.
Melvyn Bragg considers what it is to be free and how freedom became such a powerful value.
Melvyn Bragg explores the concept of friendship; ‘a single soul dwelling in two bodies’.
Melvyn Bragg examines the cultural effect of the eighteenth century idea of Politeness.
Melvyn Bragg examines whether mankind has made as much moral as material progress.
Melvyn Bragg explore Stoicism, the most influential philosophy in the Ancient World.
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 guests discuss philosophical approaches to truth.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss whether it matters if memoirs aren’t entirely truthful.
Melvyn Bragg explores the meaning and purpose of the philosophical concept of virtue.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the role played by women in Enlightenment science.