Feb 23, 2015 | 53:58Ideas You Are Here Audio
Ideas You Are Here Feb 23, 2015 | 53:58...but how do you know exactly where you are? And then how do you know how to get from there...to somewhere else? Dave Redel explores new ideas about why some people are wizards at navigation, while others get completely lost.
Feb 19, 2015 | 53:59Ideas Allison's Brain Audio
Ideas Allison's Brain Feb 19, 2015 | 53:59In 2011, Allison Woyiwada was told that she had a giant brain aneurysm. After surgery, she experienced severe cognitive and physical defects. But then she began a programme of music therapy: this is the remarkable story of her brain's recovery.
Feb 13, 2015 | 54:00Ideas End of the Dial (Encore Feb 13, 2014) Audio
Ideas End of the Dial (Encore Feb 13, 2014) Feb 13, 2015 | 54:00Newspapers, publishing and the recording industry may all be in deep trouble from online media. But pronouncements about the death of radio are premature. Garth Mullins believes we're witnessing the dawning of a radio renaissance.
Feb 12, 2015 | 53:59Ideas Oysters (Encore Feb 14, 2005) Audio
Ideas Oysters (Encore Feb 14, 2005) Feb 12, 2015 | 53:59In anticipation of St. Valentine's Day, Paul Kennedy contemplates the most "sympathetically unselfish" of all the bivalves, and the single aphrodisiac that is generally believed to work -- the humble oyster.
Feb 10, 2015 | 53:59Ideas The Comeback Audio
Ideas The Comeback Feb 10, 2015 | 53:59In the wake of the Idle No More protest movement, John Ralston Saul decided to write a book about Canada's difficult relationship with the First Nations. Paul Kennedy explores the thesis with Saul and Hayden King of Ryerson University.
Feb 9, 2015 | 53:57Ideas Chris Hedges: War is a drug Audio
Ideas Chris Hedges: War is a drug Feb 9, 2015 | 53:57Pulitzer Prize winner Christopher Hedges spent decades as a war correspondent before the suffering he witnessed became too much to bear. In the fall of 2014, he gave a lecture at Ryerson University in Toronto. He later joined Paul Kennedy in conversation.
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.
Feb 3, 2015 | 53:58Ideas Dark Powers: Camille Paglia Audio
Ideas Dark Powers: Camille Paglia Feb 3, 2015 | 53:58Cultural historian Camille Paglia explores some of Shakespeare's hard-to-like women characters, from King Lear, Hamlet, Macbeth, and Antony and Cleopatra. A grand tour through ideas about art, education and myth -- and how art teaches us how to live.