Clive Anderson and guests discuss the arguments over greater legal protection for animals.
Oliver Burkeman explores negativity as a surprising pathway to meeting your goals.
Edward Stourton asks if we are living in a dictatorship of relativism.
Is this the beginning of a new expansion in human rights for great apes?
In this edition of a series of programmes on justice, Harry Potter examines deterrence.
Ernie Rea and guests discuss the revival of Confucianism in China.
Alan Dein delves into the mysterious deaths of five dogs in the same West Yorkshire street
Giles Fraser explores the movement that aims to make charitable giving most effective.
Ernie Rea and guests discuss religious responses to economic inequality.
Helena Kennedy QC explores the deeper claims of human rights to be truly universal.
Sarah Dunant delves into the past for alternative stories to help frame today's anxieties.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the difference between right and wrong, according to Kant.
Lawyer Harry Potter examines whether the law should enforce good morals.
Neuropsychologist Paul Broks on moral decisions and the brain.
The history of the philosophy that claims that truths are illusory.
Alex Deane explores the long history of the phrase prophets of doom.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss relativism; a philosophy with no absolute truths.
How a new generation is rethinking and embracing a meat and dairy free diet.
Ecologist and former monk Satish Kumar talks to Joan Bakewell about his Jain beliefs.
Oliver Burkeman explores why trying to be happy can result in unhappiness.
Giles Fraser on moral character and Aristotle's Virtue ethics
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Utilitarianism.
Ernie Rea explores the place and nature of faith in today's world.
Combative, provocative and engaging debate chaired by Michael Buerk.
What would Britain look like if we all adopted a vegan diet? Tom Heap investigates.
Miles Chambers grew up veggie. Can Rachel Ama convince him to return to his roots?
Gregory Sams invented the Vegeburger mix which fed Miles Chambers as a child in the 1970s.
Grace Dent finds out why so many young people are turning vegan.