Aleks Krotoski explores the role of techology in lifting us above our realities.
Professor David Livingstone on how climate has shaped how we think about our lives.
Whose idea was more powerful - Darwin's good one or his cousin Francis Galton's awful one?
Professor Felipe Fernandez-Armesto explodes the myth of the Protestant work ethic.
Tim Stanley argues that the Right's debt to Marx is nearly as great as the Left's.
Robin Aitken explores the continuing appeal of the ideas of Karl Marx.
Ernie Rea discusses the impact of religious belief and practice on today's society.
Stephen Fry joins Brian Cox and Robin Ince to talk about six degrees of separation.
Julia Hobsbawm investigates the idea that we are all connected by only six links.
Six is often treated as 2x3, but has many characteristics of its own.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Social Darwinism.
Dietrich Stout explains the origins of humanity's co-evolution with our technology.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the ideas and influence of the Frankfurt School.