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The Reith Lectures

The Reith Lectures

25 Episodes By BBC Radio 4 www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00729d...
Four lecturers take up the themes of Franklin D. Roosevelt's "Four Freedoms" speech.
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The Reith Lectures
The Reith Lectures
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2. Freedom of Worship
Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury,... more
Dec 7 2022 1h 11m
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1. Freedom of Speech
Best-selling Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi... more
Nov 30 2022 1h 9m
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AI: A Future for Humans
Stuart Russell suggests a way forward for human cont... more
Dec 22 2021 58m
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AI in the economy
Professor Stuart Russell explores the future of work... more
Dec 15 2021 58m
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AI in warfare
Stuart Russell warns of the dangers of developing au... more
Dec 8 2021 57m
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The Biggest Event in Human History
Stuart Russell explores the future of Artificial Int... more
Dec 1 2021 58m
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From Climate Crisis to Real Prosperity
Mark Carney, the former Governor of the Bank of Engl... more
Dec 23 2020 57m
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From Covid Crisis to Renaissance
Mark Carney, the former Governor of the Bank of Engl... more
Dec 16 2020 57m
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From Credit Crisis to Resilience
Mark Carney, the former Governor of the Bank of Engl... more
Dec 9 2020 57m
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From Moral to Market Sentiments
Mark Carney’s Reith 2020 Lectures chart how we have ... more
Dec 2 2020 57m
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Shifting the Foundations
Jonathan Sumption argues against Britain adopting a ... more
Jun 18 2019 42m
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Rights and the Ideal Constitution
Jonathan Sumption assesses the US and UK’s constitut... more
Jun 11 2019 42m
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Human Rights and Wrongs
Jonathan Sumption argues that judges - especially th... more
Jun 4 2019 42m
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In Praise of Politics
Jonathan Sumption explains how democratic processes ... more
May 28 2019 42m
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Law's Expanding Empire
Jonathan Sumption argues that the law is taking over... more
May 21 2019 57m
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War's Fatal Attraction
Historian Margaret MacMillan looks at representation... more
Jul 24 2018 42m
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Managing the Unmanageable
Historian Margaret MacMillan assesses how the law an... more
Jul 17 2018 57m
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Civilians and War
Historian Margaret MacMillan dissects the relationsh... more
Jul 10 2018 57m
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Fearing and Loving: Making Sense of the Warrior
Historian Margaret MacMillan asks why both men and w... more
Jul 3 2018 57m
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War and Humanity
Is war an essential part of being human? Are we dest... more
Jun 26 2018 42m
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Reith Revisited: Angela Stent on George Kennan
Professor Angela Stent examines the lessons to be le... more
Sep 29 2017 14m
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Reith Revisited: Grayson Perry on Nikolaus Pevsner
'The Englishness of English Art' was the theme of th... more
Sep 28 2017 15m
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Reith Revisited: Brian Cox on Robert Oppenheimer
Robert Oppenheimer, father of the atomic bomb, gave ... more
Sep 27 2017 28m
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Reith Revisited: Michael Sandel on Bertrand Russell
Sarah Montague and Michael Sandel look back at the i... more
Sep 27 2017 21m
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Reith Revisited: Anand Menon on Robert Birley
Robert Birley's 1949 Reith Lectures series, "Britain... more
Sep 27 2017 15m
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