The Reith Lectures

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Significant international thinkers deliver the BBC's flagship annual lecture series. This year, Stuart Russell explores the future of AI and asks: how can we get it right?

The Iron Maiden June 20, 2017
How do we construct our pictures of the past asks Hilary Mantel.
Art can bring the dead back to life argues novelist Hilary Mantel.
Art can bring the dead back to life argues novelist Hilary Mantel.
Culture Nov. 8, 2016
Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah asks us to give up the idea of western civilisation.
Culture Nov. 8, 2016
Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah asks us to give up the idea of western civilisation.
Colour Nov. 1, 2016
Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah argues for a world free of racial fixations.
Colour Nov. 1, 2016
Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah argues for a world free of racial fixations.
Country Oct. 25, 2016
Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah argues against a mythical and romantic view of nationhood
Country Oct. 25, 2016
Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah argues against a mythical and romantic view of nationhood
Creed Oct. 18, 2016
Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah says we overestimate scripture in our view of faith.
Creed Oct. 18, 2016
Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah says we overestimate scripture in our view of faith.
Professor Stephen Hawking delivers the second of his BBC Reith Lectures on black holes.
Professor Stephen Hawking delivers the second of his BBC Reith Lectures on black holes.
Professor Stephen Hawking delivers the first of his BBC Reith Lectures on black holes.
Professor Stephen Hawking delivers the first of his BBC Reith Lectures on black holes.
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Speaking to an audience at the India International Centre in Delhi, Atul Gawande, describes the story of medicine over the last century through the prism of his own family. From a grandmother who died in rural India from malaria - a preventable...
The Idea of Wellbeing Dec. 16, 2014
Atul Gawande calls for a new focus on systems to ensure doctors work more effectively.
The Idea of Wellbeing Dec. 16, 2014
Atul Gawande calls for a new focus on systems to ensure doctors work more effectively.
The Problem of Hubris Dec. 9, 2014
Atul Gawande calls for a new approach to the 'great unfixables' - ageing and death.