The writer Tom Dyckhoff looks at the life and work of Richard Buckminster Fuller.
Farrah Jarral concludes her series on anthropology by looking to the future.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the scientific study of life, originated by Aristotle.
Adrian Moore explores the idea of infinity through history
Science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke talks about his admiration for Stapledon
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the 12th century Islamic philosopher, Averroes.
Melvyn Bragg discusses the Persian Islamic philosopher Avicenna.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Jacobean thinker Francis Bacon and Baconian Science.
The philosopher heads back to her Winchester birthplace, home to her single mother of five
Baroness Mary Warnock curates the festival of her wildest dreams.
Nobel Prize-winning chemist Sir Harry Kroto chooses the philosopher Benedict Spinoza.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Henri Bergson's ideas about our experience of time passing
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss influential British philosopher Bertrand Russell.
Robin Ince listens back to some of the BBC archive of philosopher Bertrand Russell.
A classic experiment in operant conditioning conducted by the famous behaviourist.
TV producer John Lloyd discusses the life of American architect Richard Buckminster Fuller
Bertrand Russell considers the roles of state control in a progressive society.
Daniel Dennett talks to Jim Al-Khalili about the evolution of the human brain.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the work of the Scottish philosopher David Hume.
Allan Little profiles the philosopher David Hume, born in 1711.
Philip Ball goes back to the 17th century to tell the story of Descartes' 'daughter'.
Dr Geoff Bunn on Descartes' contribution to our understanding of the brain
Nigel Warburton explores the life and work of Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard.
James Naughtie profiles the haunting artist of suffering, pain and death.
Cartoonist Ralph Steadman and translator Adam Czerniawski discuss the philosopher's life.
Tom Service finds out about the music composed by philosopher Friedrich Nietszche.
Theologian Giles Fraser on Wittgenstein and Blade Runner
Michael Goldfarb tells the story of Dutch philosopher Benedict Spinoza.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus.
Historian Justin Champion on 17th-century polymath Francis Bacon.