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  1. 5LNPI: What is Britain’s most dangerous drug? 29 Oct 09

    What is Britain’s most dangerous drug? The Government’s most senior drugs advisor, Professor David Nutt says ecstasy, LSD and cannabis are less harmful than alcohol and cigarettes. Do you agree? Which drug has caused you the most harm?

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  2. IOT: Schopenhauer 29 Oct 09 from In Our Time With Melvyn Bragg

    Melvyn Bragg is joined by A.C. Grayling, Beatrice Han-Pile and Christopher Janaway to discuss the dark, pessimistic philosophy of Arthur Schopenhauer, which set the tone for much twentieth century thought

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  3. SciA: 30 July 2009 from Science in Action

    Wildfires what’s the global future? Cystic Fibrosis Gene discovery 20 years on, genetics and our agricultural past, how will scientists stop the disappearance of America’s giant redwoods trees?

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  4. IOT: Logical Positivism 02 Jul 09

    Melvyn Bragg discusses Logical Positivism, the radical early twentieth century philosophy movement which began in ‘Red’ Vienna and rejected much of past philosophy as not just false but meaningless. With Barry Smith, Nancy Cartwright and Thomas Uebel

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  5. Guns in America from UChannel Podcast

    Panelists: Peter Brooks, a lecturer of Comparative Literature at Princeton University’s Center for Human Values and a Mellon Visiting Professor; James Jacobs, the Chief Justice Warren E. Burger Professor of Constitutional Law and the Courts and Director of the Center for Research in Crime and Justice at New York University School of Law; and Nicholas Johnson, a Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law. Moderator: Stanley Katz, a Professor of Public and International Affairs and Director of the Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies at the Woodrow Wilson School.

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  6. IOT: Elizabethan and Jacobean Revenge Tragedy

    Melvyn Bragg discusses why revenge tragedy was so popular with Elizabethan theatre goers from Thomas Kyd’s Spanish tragedy to Shakespeare’s Hamlet. With Jonathan Bate, Janet Clare and Julie Sanders

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  7. Sedaris Reads “Solution to Saturday’s Puzzle”

    Not long ago, we featured David Sedaris reading “Of Mice and Men,” a comic bit from his newish book, When You are Engulfed in Flames. Now, we give you another funny (also live) reading from the same book.

    Related Content:

    David Sedaris Delivers a Pizza (an Impersonation)

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  8. This Week in Science - 05 May, 2009

    from This Week in Science - The Kickass Science Podcast by Kirsten Sanford Remote Control Brains, Making Blood Crawl, Birdsong Basics, This Week in Science History, Drink To Your Sanity, and an Interview with Dr. Leonard Mlodinow re: The Drunkard’s Walk.

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  9. IOT: Magna Carta from In Our Time With Melvyn Bragg

    Melvyn Bragg is joined by guests Michael Clanchy, Nick Vincent and David Carpenter to discuss Magna Carta; the oft proclaimed foundation of English Liberties.

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  10. IOT: The Vacuum of Space 30 Apr 09

    Melvyn Bragg is joined by guests Frank Close, Jocelyn Bell Burnell and Ruth Gregory to discuss the Vacuum of Space.

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