Timothy Secret on Confucius. To live well together we must first consider the dead.
Philosopher Timothy Secret on Ancestor Worship
What Is Love?
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas around love.
Classicist Edith Hall on Aristophanes in Plato
Classicist Edith Hall on Aristophanes's explanation of love.
Theologian Giles Fraser on Altruism
Giles Fraser discusses gene theory versus altruism with Tom Stoppard and Armand Leroi.
Psychotherapist Mark Vernon on Freud
What is love? Psychotherapist Mark Vernon looks at Freud's ideas on the Greek god Eros.
Writer Lisa Appignanesi on the Love of Children
How should we love our children? Philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau had some great ideas.
How Can I Know Anything at All?
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss how we can know anything at all.
Lawyer Harry Potter on Eyewitness Testimony
Barrister Harry Potter on whether we can believe our eyes.
Physicist Tara Shears on Falsification
How can we separate real science from mumbo jumbo? Physicist Tara Shears investigates.
Philosopher Clare Carlisle on Reality and Perception
Clare Carlisle grapples with Bishop Berkley's idea that objects only exist in our minds.
Neuropsychologist Paul Broks on Wittgenstein
Paul Broks looks at the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein and the problem of 'other minds'.
Pete Wilson explores the characters and communities that make Gloucestershire great.
Roy looks ahead to BBC Cardiff Singer Of The World with Beverley Humphreys.
The death of Neda Soltan
How a young woman became a symbol of anti-government protest in Iran
Màiri Mhoireasdan à Geocrab sna Hearadh a' fuireach am Montreal, 1970
Màiri Mhoireasdan ann an còmhradh ri Fred MacAmhlaigh am Montreal ann an 1970.
The Conquering Engines
Prof David Hendy explores how the sounds of nature gave way to the industrial revolution.