Sep 8, 2014 | 53:59Ideas The Enright Files - A Tribute to Seamus Heaney Audio
Ideas The Enright Files - A Tribute to Seamus Heaney Sep 8, 2014 | 53:59Seamus Heaney was the most famous, and many would say the best poet in the world. In the year since his death, the world is still taking measure of Seamus Heaney. This month on The Enright Files, we pay tribute to the man and his poetry.
Sep 3, 2014 | 54:00Ideas A Just Life (Encore May 14, 2014) Audio
Ideas A Just Life (Encore May 14, 2014) Sep 3, 2014 | 54:00McGill University law professor Roderick A. Macdonald has influenced generations of legal minds. His work paved the way for the legalization of same-sex marriage, and inspired Canada's apology to residential school survivors.
Sep 1, 2014 | 53:59Ideas A Labour Day Levee Audio
Ideas A Labour Day Levee Sep 1, 2014 | 53:59At the beginning of a brand new broadcasting season -- host Paul Kennedy convenes a now almost-traditional Labour Day Levee, with producers and freelancers who are preparing shows for the next few weeks and months.
Jun 27, 2014 | 53:59Ideas Just War Theory: So What? Audio
Ideas Just War Theory: So What? Jun 27, 2014 | 53:59Frank Faulk asks whether Just War Theory has become little more than an intellectual, moral and theological fraud, or whether it's actually provided constraints on an intrinsically violent phenomenon.
Jun 26, 2014 | 53:58Ideas Madness and the Prolonged War Audio
Ideas Madness and the Prolonged War Jun 26, 2014 | 53:58From the Stratford Festival, General John de Chastelain and historian Nick Terpstra discuss the social consequences of war: when there is no longer a centre to hold, what happens to both communities and individuals?
Jun 25, 2014 | 54:00Ideas Wind of Another Planet: Music and the Great War Audio
Ideas Wind of Another Planet: Music and the Great War Jun 25, 2014 | 54:00It's often been said that WW1 created who we are today: geopolitically and culturally. Robert Harris explains how music -- classical and popular -- both prefigured and reflected the war in the years leading up to the unprecedented destruction and after.