Voices

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    The End of the Jewish Example

    Al Alvarez hosts a discussion of the Jewish contribution to western culture

    May contain strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled51 mins
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    A Slow Catastrophe

    Frank Kermode argues that our culture seems to be in decline

    May contain strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled61 mins
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    Mere Passing Fashions

    A discussion of how the dictates of commercialism force a new fashion in art each year

    May contain strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled63 mins
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    Art, Repression and Freedom

    Discussing whether an authoritarian system can produce more creativity than the free West

    May contain strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled64 mins
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    To Tell a Story

    John Berger and Susan Sontag exchange ideas on the 'lost art' of story-telling

    May contain strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled64 mins
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    Sexuality and Identity

    Richard Sennett argues that movements defined by sexuality could be diminished

    May contain strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled57 mins
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    Is Jimmy Porter Dead?

    David Edgar argues that an ominous change is taking place in British theatre

    May contain strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled55 mins
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    Feminism and Culture

    Mary Warnock questions a separate feminist approach to art and literature

    May contain strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled55 mins
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    Farewell to the Working Class

    Andre Gorz argues that technological change will dispense with work as we know it

    May contain strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled64 mins
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    The Death of Literature?

    Terry Eagleton argues that literature is in crisis, isolated from society's major concerns

    May contain strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled64 mins
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    The Turning Point

    Fritjof Capra argues that the mechanical world-view of Newton and Descartes is outmoted

    May contain strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled75 mins
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    Whose Mind Is It Anyway?

    Professor Ted Honderich chairs a discussion of the relationship between mind and brain

    May contain strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled57 mins
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    Artificial Intelligence: New Minds for Old

    A discussion on whether computers can replicate understanding and consciousness

    May contain strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled59 mins
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    The Chip, the Bird, the Wire and the Screen

    Technologies of Freedom? Exploring the underlying implications of the high tech revolution

    May contain strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled59 mins
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    Artificial Intelligence: Too Clever by Half?

    A discussion on the implications of Artificial Intelligence

    May contain strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled54 mins
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    Our Place in the Natural Order

    A discussion on the relationship of the human world with the animal world

    May contain strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled52 mins
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    Sociobiology: Culture on a Leash?

    A discussion on the validity of the science of sociobiology

    May contain strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled59 mins
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    The Post Modern Condition: The End of Politics?

    Discussing whether socialism and liberalism will give way to a new post-modern politics

    May contain strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled59 mins
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    Art after Modernism

    A look at how if the new art is to survive, it must maintain its position of 'marginality'

    May contain strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled54 mins
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    Scientific Reason: Truth or Illusion?

    Discussion on whether it is right that science can displace other forms of knowledge

    May contain strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled55 mins
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    All Thought Out: Intellectuals in an Age of Uncertainty

    How the intellectual should involve him/herself in the political/social issues of the day

    May contain strong language and adult contentThis episode is subtitled61 mins
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