Professor John Searle examines the connections between the mind and the brain.
Pub Landlord Al Murray in conversation with John Wilson at the Edinburgh Festival.
Fifty years after LSD was banned, Jolyon Jenkins tries to expand his mind without drugs.
Psychologist Gustav Kuhn uses magic to show just how limited our conscious experience is.
Anil Seth discusses the hard problem of understanding consciousness with Jim Al-Khalili.
Neurobiologist Colin Blakemore explains how the mind creates sight and perception.
A feature in which artists give insight into their creative process.
Irish literary critic Denis Donoghue explores societies' need to over analyse art.
Sarah Dunant looks through history to understand apparently irrational behaviour.
Josie Long explores uncertain territory.
Keir Starmer explores relationships between justice, retribution and the passage of time.
Ellen Mara De Wachter explores the insights offered by collaborative art or "co-art".
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Rene Descartes' famous statement.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss common sense philosophy.
How has technology changed the way we come up with ideas?
Melvyn Bragg examines why ideas about consciousness preoccupy philosophers and scientists.
Mariella Frostrup asks if we are bringing up children creative enough for the future.
How can we nurture critical thinking skills in children and young people?
How do our senses work together to shape the experience of eating? Barry Smith explores.
Aleks Krotoski explores how much of what we do online is akin to talking to ourselves.
Author Dabiri asks us to move beyond identity politics and build meaningful connections.
Michael Blastland invites us to discover the way people think, behave and make decisions.
As technology has improved how has it enabled artists to create new kinds of work?
The risks and rewards of stage performance. Narrated by the actor Noma Dumezweni.
Writer Gerard Darby argues that creativity is just as vital as science in education.
Edward Said considers how far an intellectual should participate in the public sphere.
Edward Said explores the role of intellectuals from different cultures and backgrounds.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss how to live a good life.
Bettany Hughes' archaeology of philosophy. Who came up with the idea of an idea?
Melvyn Bragg investigates how neuroscience can explain the enigmas of consciousness.