A History of Ideas animations

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Big questions and theories explained in under 2 minutes from A History of Ideas on BBC Radio 4. Animations voiced by Harry Shearer, Gillian Anderson, Stephen Fry and Aidan Turner. Scripted by Nigel Warburton. This project is made in collaboration wit...Show More
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01:40 | Aug 7th, 2015

You can't know exactly what it is like to be another person or experience things from their perspective. Wittgenstein had an analogy for this. Narrated by Aidan Turner.

01:50 | Aug 6th, 2015

If a tree falls in a forest and nobody is there to hear it, does it make a sound? Narrated by Aidan Turner.
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01:50 | Aug 5th, 2015

Science is based on fact. Isn't it? Narrated by Aidan Turner.

01:36 | Aug 4th, 2015

Philosopher David Hume thought you should look at the evidence. We've employed a Time Lord to investigate. Narrated by Aidan Turner.

01:43 | Aug 3rd, 2015

For Jean-Paul Sartre, freedom was everything. Real freedom means freedom to change your mind and freedom to fall out of love. Narrated by Aidan Turner.
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