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OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Aristotle on flourishing

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OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Aristotle on flourishing Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Mar 2015
In this episode of A History of Ideas, philosopher Jules Evans wants to prove there's been a revival of Aristotle's ideas about flourishing and how...

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - How do I live a good life?

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - How do I live a good life? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Mar 2015
Melvyn Bragg and his four guests delve deeper into the philosophy of how we live a good life. 

How has technology changed us?

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How has technology changed us? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Intermediate level Duration 30 mins Updated 18 Mar 2015
Technology and how it has changed us as human beings is outlined in these short animations.

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Seneca and facing death

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OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Seneca and facing death Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Jan 2015
Our animation reveals what Marx thought about alienation, while in the radio episode, classicist Catherine Edwards looks at Roman philosopher...

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - William Whiston and early modern science

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OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - William Whiston and early modern science Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Jan 2015
Our animation explores the idea of the divine watchmaker, while on Radio Historian Justin Champion discusses early modern comet theory. 

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Thomas Aquinas

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OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Thomas Aquinas Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Jan 2015
Theoligan Giles Fraser talks about Thomas Aquinas and his theory that god is at the start of everything.

Why are things beautiful?

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Why are things beautiful? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Intermediate level Duration 30 mins Updated 21 Nov 2014
The concept of beauty is explored in these short animations. 

What does it mean to be free?

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What does it mean to be free? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Intermediate level Duration 30 mins Updated 14 Nov 2014
This series of animations explore the question: what does it mean to be free? 

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Beauty and morality

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OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Beauty and morality Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Nov 2014
Philosopher Angie Hobbs discusses Plato's ideas concerning beauty and its connection with morality.

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Religious freedom

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OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Religious freedom Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Nov 2014
How can a good God allow evil to flourish? Theologian Giles Fraser discusses how religious stance approaches freedom in this episode of A History...