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Is there a purpose to life? Nietzsche teased "only the English strive for happiness". Are we right to focus on practical goals and abandon any deeper purpose? Or is a goal independent of our everyday pursuits essential to our being?

Speakers: Pascal Bruckner, Nicholas Humphrey, AL Kennedy
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We are concerned about the planet. But why? As well as self-interest, don't we also wish to protect nature for its own sake? Should we openly recognise this pagan attachment to the tree gods? Is this a heresy that offers a better world, or dangerous ...

Speakers: John Sauven, Colin Tudge
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40 years on from the film 2001 many of its predictions have come to pass - video...

Speakers: Margaret Boden, Paul Dolan, Hubert Dreyfus
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Can we outwit evolution to make love last? The Oxford Future of Humanity Institu...

Speakers: Anders Sandberg
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Alison Wolf uncovers the gulf between the lives of the women now taking over bus...

Speakers: Alison Wolf
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Explorers have lost their appeal, tarred with the brush of colonialism and explo...

Speakers: Pen Hadow, Belinda Kirk, Don Paterson
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We see art and science as two cultures with their own unique ways of understandi...

Speakers: Stephen Bayley, Sian Ede, Lewis Wolpert
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Alcohol and cigarettes, largely made in the West and exported to the rest of the...

Speakers: Kevin Sabet, Mary Ann Sieghart, Mike Trace
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We think science works because it is true. Yet the theories are different from a...

Speakers: James Ladyman, David Nutt, Rupert Sheldrake
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Ted Honderich reveals how our consciousness isn’t limited to the inside of our h...

Speakers: Ted Honderich
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