Forum - A World of Ideas
By BBC World Service
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Ideas from the world's biggest thinkers. Hear philosophers, scientists, politicians, novelists, historians and artists challenge each other. Podcast weekly on Saturdays.
||Forum: Expectation 1 March 2014||Should we expect the best or the worst? This week we look at the power of expectation, with Swedish neuroscientist Predrag Petrovic who asks if a doctor's expectations can affect the success of a patient's treatment, Indian marketing expert Baba Shiv...||1 3 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Forum: Reality 22 Feb 2014||What's reality made of? This week, we're looking up at distant stars, and looking down at earth from space, in an attempt to uncover underlying structures. Bridget Kendall is joined by cosmologist and author of 'Our Mathematical Universe' Max Tegmark,...||22 2 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Forum: Revolutionary Freedom. 15 Feb 2014||Is revolutionising one's thoughts more difficult than storming prisons and attacking estates of the privileged? As Libya is about to start drawing up its new constitution, severing its legal ties with the Gaddafi era, lawyer Elham Saudi guides us...||15 2 14||Free||View In iTunes|