Ernie Rea discusses whether Just War Theory is rendered null and void by modern warfare.
Professor Sandel makes the case for a moral and civic renewal in democratic politics.
Josie Long hears stories of what follows after the main event.
Aung San Suu Kyi explores what freedom means in the first of the 2011 Reith Lectures.
What if happiness isn’t about the self at all?
Actress and broadcaster Jameela Jamil asks how we should navigate consent.
David Attenborough recalls moments of personal happiness.
Why do writers find happiness such a difficult emotion to capture on the page?
Is it a good idea for us to feel each other's pain? Jolyon Jenkins investigates empathy.
David, who has severe learning difficulties, has been diagnosed with a form of cancer.
Helena Kennedy QC explores the key idea of consent in our politics, law and digital lives.
Helena Kennedy QC explores idea of consent in our politics, law, media and digital lives.
James Jones focuses on big business corporations and asks how they can become 'virtuous'.
Michael Blastland discovers whether opening up can generate trust.
Does true happiness, Nirvana, come from dissolving the self?
Is what matters denting the universe and unleashing the biggest you?
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss free will.
Pints and philosophical puzzles with Matthew Sweet. Do we have free will?
Melvyn Bragg considers what it is to be free and how freedom became such a powerful value.
Professor Ralf Dahrendorf defines liberty and evaluates its evolution in society.
Melvyn Bragg examines how we judge good and evil in modern western civilisation.
Melvyn Bragg considers whether 'happiness' means living a life of pleasure or of virtue.
How do you raise happy, optimistic children?
Anne McElvoy and Gabrielle Rifkind are joined by Charles Moore and Hugh Muir.
Miranda Sawyer presents Six Degrees of Jubilation with Jeremy Deller and Sister Bliss.
Jules Evans explores what ancient philosophy can tell modern society about well-being.
Margaret Heffernan explores why big organisations so often make big mistakes.
Melvyn Bragg examines where the idea of a just war originated and if it can still exist.
How do you fight a just war when civilians are in the firing line?
Bettany Hughes examines changing ideas of liberty in her archaeology of philosophy.
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