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 discovers how Aristotle tried to make infinity acceptable to the Greeks.
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
TV producer John Lloyd discusses the life of American architect Richard Buckminster Fuller
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.
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.
Andrew Brown explores philosopher David Hume's witty, provocative career as a historian.
The great clash that occurred between Newton and Leibniz over the discovery of calculus.
Michael Walsh talks about the challenging time when writer Phillip K Dick shared his home.
Jules Evans explores what ancient philosophy can tell modern society about well-being.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the difference between right and wrong, according to Kant.
Melvyn Bragg examines the rich and radical ideas of the philosopher Soren Kierkegaard.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the work of French anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss.
Ludwig Wittgenstein, fascinating and misunderstood thinker, is chosen by Raymond Tallis.
Kim Henry Veltman joins director Jonathan Miller to discuss the Canadian writer on media.
Paul Broks looks at the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein and the problem of 'other minds'.