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One of Britain's finest comedians, Rob Newman, sets his sights on the world of philosophy, unpicking 3000 years of good and bad ideas to discover how we got into this mess.

CORRECTION: In this episode, a quote attributed to the Radio 4 programme Inside Science was in fact broadcast in the 2014 Radio 4 series Intelligence: Born Smart, Born Equal, Born Different.

SYNOPSIS: One of Britain's finest comedians Rob Newman sets his sights on the world of philosophy, unpicking 3000 years of good and bad ideas to discover how we got into this mess. In a world gone mad can philosophy provide the answer?

In episode one, Rob turns the spotlight onto the philosophy of education.

Written and performed by Rob Newman
Edited by John Whitehall
Produced by Jon Harvey
Executive Producer: Richard Wilson

A Hat Trick production for BBC Radio 4.

28 minutes

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Wed 30 Jan 2019 11:30

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