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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Some Sources of Romanticism: 6 – The Lasting Effects The sixth and last of Isaiah Berlin's famous 1965 Mellon Lectures Isaiah Berlin 21 Nov 2021
2 Some Sources of Romanticism: 4 – The Restrained Romantics The fourth of Isaiah Berlin's famous 1965 Mellon Lectures Isaiah Berlin 21 Nov 2021
3 Some Sources of Romanticism: 5 – Unbridled Romanticism The fifth of Isaiah Berlin's famous 1965 Mellon Lectures Isaiah Berlin 21 Nov 2021
4 Some Sources of Romanticism: 3 – The True Fathers of Romanticism The third of Isaiah Berlin's famous 1965 Mellon Lectures Isaiah Berlin 21 Nov 2021
5 Conservatism In this episode, Jan-Willem Prügel discusses the historical origins and philosophical characteristics of Conservatism with two brilliant Oxford students of the humanities. Jan-Willem Prügel, Edward McLaren, Raphael Heim 01 Nov 2021
6 Some Sources of Romanticism: 2 – The First Attack on Enlightenment The second of Isaiah Berlin's famous 1965 Mellon Lectures Isaiah Berlin 27 Oct 2021
7 Some Sources of Romanticism: 1 – In Search of a Definition The first of Isaiah Berlin's famous 1965 Mellon Lectures Isaiah Berlin 07 Sep 2021
8 Adam Sutcliffe: Light Unto the Nations - The Idea of Jewish Purpose and the Emergence of Zionism (Reconsidering Early Jewish Nationalist Ideologies Seminar) Adam Sutcliffe (KCL) discusses how Zionist ideologues have viewed the notion of Jewish purpose. Adam Sutcliffe 27 Jan 2021
9 Isaiah Berlin on Liberty Aileen Kelly, Emerita Reader at King's College, Cambridge, gave the 2018 annual Isaiah Berlin Lecture at Wolfson College, Oxford. The lecture, which was given on November 8th, was introduced by Sir Tim Hitchens. Aileen Kelly 30 Nov 2018
10 One Hundred Years of Consciousness ('a long training in absurdity') Galen Strawson, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oxford deliverd the 2017 Isaiah Berlin Lecture at Wolfson College. The lecture was introduced by the College President, Hermione Lee. Galen Strawson 09 Jun 2017
11 Creative Commons Inaugural Lecture - Nature's Revenge: A History of Risk, Responsibility, and Reasonableness Director of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science: Professor Lorraine Daston gives her inaugural lecture at Merton College. Lorraine Daston 28 May 2013
12 Creative Commons Is Tragedy still Alive? Discussion on whether tragedy still exists in modern culture, whether in films, modern theatre or and other creative arts. Oliver Taplin, Joshua Billings 01 Mar 2010
13 Creative Commons Does Tragedy Teach? Third dialogue on the nature of tragedy where they talk about whether tragic theatre teaches people, and if it does, how and what does it teach? Oliver Taplin, Joshua Billings 01 Mar 2010
14 Creative Commons What does Tragedy do for People? A discussion of what the use of tragedy is, and whether the emotional experience of tragic theatre is simply a passing thrill or a vital part of life. Oliver Taplin, Joshua Billings 01 Mar 2010
15 Isaiah Berlin and the Challenge of Multiculturalism Part 2 Professor Timothy Garton Ash, Professor of European Studies in the University of Oxford and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St Antony’s College, Oxford gave a lecture entitled 'Isaiah Berlin and the Challenge of Multiculturalism'. Timothy Garton Ash 03 Jul 2008
16 Isaiah Berlin and the Challenge of Multiculturalism Part 1 Professor Timothy Garton Ash, Professor of European Studies in the University of Oxford and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St Antony’s College, Oxford gave a lecture entitled 'Isaiah Berlin and the Challenge of Multiculturalism'. Timothy Garton Ash 03 Jul 2008