From Altruism to Wittgenstein, philosophers, theories and key themes.

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas

Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.

Discussion of religious movements and the theories and individuals behind them.

Scientific principles, theory, and the role of key figures in the advancement of science.

Popular culture, poetry, music and visual arts and the roles they play in our society.

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