Jonathan Sumption argues that courts have usurped power via human rights law
The truth is like a vegetable your mother makes you eat, nourishing but it tastes terrible
Reverend Edward Norman contemplates if human rights are the newest form of Commandments.
Wole Soyinka explores the notion of dignity within a climate of fear.
Trade versus human rights - should we be squeamish about dealing with repressive regimes?
Adrian Moore looks at the mathematical crisis following attempts to reckon with infinity.
How can we nurture critical thinking skills in children and young people?
Architectural writer Shumi Bose explores whether we can trust what we see.
Neil MacGregor considers the state of human rights - with a David Hockney print.
Nikolaus Pevsner considers the 'Englishness' of the artist William Hogarth.
Edward Stourton chairs a debate on issues surrounding human dignity.
Dr Mark Lythgoe attempts to find out what constitutes intuition and when we should use it.
Joan Bakewell meets Reform Judaism's new Movement Rabbi, Laura Janner-Klausner.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the history of logic.
Are we really living in a post-truth world? Jo Fidgen investigates.
Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by Alexei Sayle when they ask "Is Philosophy Dead?".
Former army intelligence officer Andy Owen explains how philosophy can help in battle.
Michael Buerk presents combative, provocative and engaging debate.
Edward Said asks the basic question for the intellectual: how does one speak the truth?
Melvyn Bragg examines the role of British thinkers in the 18th century Enlightenment.
Melvyn Bragg examines the emergence and impact of the Scottish Enlightenment.
Ernie Rea and guests discuss the religious understanding of truth.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss philosophical approaches to truth.
Michael Howard, Tony Blair and Nicholas Parsons join Gerald to ask, 'What is truth?'.
Geoff Colman discusses truth and reality in acting.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss whether it matters if memoirs aren’t entirely truthful.
Melvyn Bragg explores the meaning and purpose of the philosophical concept of virtue.
Bettany Hughes considers virtue in her archaeology of philosophy.
Professor Michael Sandel explores democracy with a group of MPs, peers and the public.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the role played by women in Enlightenment science.