A History of Ideas

Publisher:
BBC

A History of Ideas

4.0/5

Critic Rating

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the work of key philosophers and their theories.


Critic Reviews

Score: 4

James Marriot • The Times UK May 2, 2020

"Runciman’s voice is drier than a Weetabix in the Sahara Desert, but get past that and his mind is subtle and engaging. He’s a populariser, not a dumber downer, although his description of Hobbes’s idea of the natural state of human society as being like everyone running downhill in a Gloucestershire cheese race will stay with me. …"

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