PHILOSOPHY: Immanuel Kant

Immanuel Kant is a philosopher who tried to work out how human beings could be good and kind outside of…

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PHILOSOPHY – David Hume

The 18th century writer, David Hume, is one of the world’s great philosophical voices because he hit upon a key…

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PHILOSOPHY – Michel Foucault

Michel Foucault was a French 20th century philosopher and historian who spent his career forensically criticizing the power of the…

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Art is… with Wendy Woon, head of education department at MoMA

Through art we really understand each other better. I think that right now we are living in a world that’s…

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9-Yr-Old College Prodigy: Tanishq Abraham

>>TANISHQ ABRAHAM: Hi, my name is Tanishq and I’m eight and a half years old.>>PROFESSOR AFONSO: He is thirsty for…

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PHILOSOPHY – Albert Camus

Albert Camus was an extremely handsome, mid 20th century French Algerian philosopher and writer whose claim to our attention is…

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Why Socrates Hated Democracy

We are used to thinking very highly of democracy – and by extension, of Ancient Athens, the civilisation that gave…

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PHILOSOPHY – Plato

Athens, 2400 years ago. It’s a compact place: only about a quarter of a million people live here. There are…

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How to Make an Attractive City

Cities are a big deal: we pretty much all have to live in them; We should try hard to get…

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PHILOSOPHY – Aristotle

Aristotle was born around 384 BC in the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia where his father was the royal doctor.…

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