Exploring different aspects of history, science, philosophy and the arts.
Podcasts Worth a Listen
Podcasts Worth a Listen
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 ideas, people and events that have shaped our world.
Discover world history, culture and ideas with today’s leading experts
Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.
Have you ever locked eyes with a stranger and wondered, "What’s their story?" Step into someone else’s life and expect the unexpected. Extraordinary stories from around the world.
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.
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.
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.
Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by iHeartRadio.
We take your questions about life, Earth and the universe to researchers hunting for answers at the frontiers of knowledge.
Tim Harford and the More or Less team try to make sense of the statistics which surround us. From BBC Radio 4
The Inquiry gets beyond the headlines to explore the trends, forces and ideas shaping the world.
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
Download the best satirical comedy from Radio 4, every Friday. Features The News Quiz, The Now Show and Dead Ringers.
Programme exploring the limits and potential of the human mind
Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries. Subscribe to Fresh Air Plus! You'll be supporting the unique show you can't get enough of - and you can listen sponsor-free. Learn more at plus.npr.org/freshair
Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.
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