07 Nov 2016
Mark Greif explores the philosophical and political arguments laid out in his essay ‘The Meaning of Life, Part II’, which touches on thoughts on a universal citizen’s income, poverty, property and ‘morally relevant inequality’.
13 Sep 2016
Tippett explores the enduring question of what it is to be human, and how we can learn to live with greater, joy, compassion and wisdom, both individually and collectively.
16 Aug 2016
Harvard’s most popular philosopher Michael Puett draws from ancient Chinese teachings to help us re-examine and challenge deeply-held assumptions about how to live our lives.
22 Jun 2016
Martin Rees reveals how work is an important part of life satisfaction, although having dignity and respect is of utmost importance.
13 Nov 2015
Physicist David Deutsch and cosmologist Martin Rees lead a special event exploring the theme of optimism as a force for 21st century progress.
05 Oct 2015
Our panel of experts and commentators as they discuss what is to be done about the largest wave of mass-migration in Europe since WWII.
14 Aug 2015
France gave us the word intellectual; its world-leading thinkers taught us to reason. But in recent years, French thought has been in the doldrums – some say even in crisis. Award-winning historian Sudhir Hazareesingh asks: ...
30 Oct 2014
Russ Roberts is the host of EconTalk and research fellow at Hoover Institution, Stanford University
23 Oct 2014
Acclaimed novelist and philosopher Rebecca Goldstein offers an original thought experiment in response: how would Plato respond to our modern-day ethical dilemmas?
24 Sep 2014
Influential political scientist Francis Fukuyama tells the story of mankind’s emergence as a political animal, the development of state, law and democracy, and explores the modern landscape
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