Mar 16, 2015 | 54:00Ideas Climate Hope Audio
Ideas Climate Hope Mar 16, 2015 | 54:00News about climate change is almost always alarming, depressing, or both. Tim Flannery is a mammalogist, paleontologist and novelist. He's also world authority on climate. Tim Flannery believes there is qualified hope that things will get better.
Feb 6, 2015 | 53:59Ideas Ideas from the Trenches - Force of Habit Audio
Ideas Ideas from the Trenches - Force of Habit Feb 6, 2015 | 53:59Featuring Kristin Rodier, Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Alberta. She studied the way people try to change themselves, and concludes that the force of habit is both more mysterious and more useful than commonly thought.
Jun 15, 2015 | 53:59Ideas Much Ado About Magna Carta - Part 1 Audio
Ideas Much Ado About Magna Carta - Part 1 Jun 15, 2015 | 53:59It's been hailed as the cornerstone of our justice system. From property rights to women's rights, the rule of law, equality before the law and defined roles for judges: all roads seem to lead us back to Magna Carta Libertatum. But is this entirely true?
Mar 19, 2014 | 53:59Ideas Walking Matters, Part 2 Audio
Ideas Walking Matters, Part 2 Mar 19, 2014 | 53:59Ever since our ancestors rose to their feet, our species has been defined by walking upright. But the act involves our minds as well as our bodies. Marilyn Powell explores the world of walking and what it means to us.
Jul 2, 2015 | 53:59Ideas The Myth of the Secular, Part 1 Audio
Ideas The Myth of the Secular, Part 1 Jul 2, 2015 | 53:59Theologians, anthropologists, sociologists and political philosophers talk about why the old map of the religious and the secular no longer fits the territory. And about how it might be redrawn. David Cayley speaks to Craig Calhoun and Rajeev Barghava.
Mar 12, 2014 | 54:00Ideas Walking Matters, Part 1 Audio
Ideas Walking Matters, Part 1 Mar 12, 2014 | 54:00Ever since our ancestors rose to their feet, our species has been defined by walking upright. But the act involves our minds as well as our bodies. Marilyn Powell explores the world of walking and what it means to us.
Aug 4, 2015 | 53:59Ideas Crossing the Line Audio
Ideas Crossing the Line Aug 4, 2015 | 53:59When does a joke go too far and actually cross 'the line'? And what defines the line: individual taste or social convention? Writer and performer Mark Leiren-Young delivers the 2014 Harvey Stevenson Southam Lecture at the University of Victoria.