Shahidha Bari looks at the life and legacy of the 20th century polymath who died in 1930 aged 27, not before changing the course of philosophy, logic, mathematics and economics.
Shahidha Bari looks at the legacy of Frank Ramsey who died in 1930 aged 27, but not before doing work that changed the course of philosophy, logic, mathematics and economics. Shahidha is joined by Cheryl Misak, who has recently published the first biography of Ramsey, and philosopher Steven Methven.
Plus, philosopher Emily Thomas on the role travel has played in the development of philosophy.
Cheryl Misak's biography Frank Ramsey: A Sheer Excess of Powers is out now.
Emily Thomas' The Meaning of Travel is out now.
Producer: Luke Mulhall