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.
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.
Oct 23, 2014 | 53:59Ideas Islam and the Environment Audio
Ideas Islam and the Environment Oct 23, 2014 | 53:59Dr. Seyyed Hossein Nasr has a surprising perspective on his own faith: that it's deeply predisposed towards environmental stewardship. In a public lecture and interview, Dr. Nasr explains why Islam may well be seen as a 'green' religion.
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.
Dec 9, 2014 | 53:59Ideas Shackleton's Grave Audio
Ideas Shackleton's Grave Dec 9, 2014 | 53:59Underwater explorer Dr. Joe MacInnis makes a pilgrimmage to the grave of Sir Ernest Shackleton, on remote South Georgia Island, in the extreme South Atlantic Ocean. He pays homage to the man who completely dominated South Pole exploration.
Jun 11, 2014 | 54:00Ideas Auroville: The Road to Utopia Audio
Ideas Auroville: The Road to Utopia Jun 11, 2014 | 54:00People have been dreaming about finding, or creating, Utopia for ages. Ashley Walters travels to India, to the community of Auroville, to see how its utopian ideals have been realized, and sometimes compromised, in this age-old quest.