Exploring different aspects of history, science, philosophy and the arts.
Series exploring the world of words and the ways in which we use them
The simplest questions often have the most complex answers. The Philosopher's Zone is your guide through the strange thickets of logic, metaphysics and ethics.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
Discover world history, culture and ideas with today’s leading experts
Short documentaries and adventures in sound presented by Josie Long.
Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy at the LMU in Munich and at King's College London, takes listeners through the history of philosophy, "without any gaps". www.historyofphilosophy.net
Popular culture, poetry, music and visual arts and the roles they play in our society.
Extraordinary first person stories from around the world
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History as told by the people who were there.
An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.
Eight tracks, a book and a luxury: what would you take to a desert island? Guests share the soundtrack of their lives.
Beginner friendly if listened to in order! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronological order, the thinkers and ideas that forged the world we live in are broken down and explained.
IDEAS is a deep-dive into contemporary thought and intellectual history. No topic is off-limits. In the age of clickbait and superficial headlines, it's for people who like to think.
Scientific principles, theory, and the role of key figures in the advancement of science.
Seriously is home to the world’s best audio documentaries and podcast recommendations, and host Vanessa Kisuule brings you two fascinating new episodes every week.
Insight, wit and analysis as BBC correspondents, journalists and writers take a closer look at the stories behind the headlines. Presented by Kate Adie and Pascale Harter.
Each week day RN Arts programs zoom in on a specific area of art and culture, brought to you by a specialist presenter. Subscribe to their podcasts separately by searching by name in your podcasting app.
The daily drama of money and work from the BBC.