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Ideas is all about ideas \x96 programs that explore everything from culture and the arts to science and technology to social issues.

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Title: The Best We Can Do — the pragmatic views of Cheryl Misak and young Frank Ramsey

The Best We Can Do — the pragmatic views of Cheryl Misak and young Frank Ramsey

April 7th, 2020

Is there anything better than “the best we can do”? According to some pragmatic philosophers, it’s not about settling for less but constantly pushing… Go to Episode

The Enright Files: How books from the past can help explain the present

April 6th, 2020

The world’s greatest writers have spent millennia chronicling their own times and world-changing events — and imagining all the conundrums and catastrophes… Go to Episode

Take it like a Stoic: coping in the time of coronavirus

April 3rd, 2020

Early Stoics knew all about crisis: They lived through wars, exile and episodes of infectious disease, as well as the loss of loved ones. In the time… Go to Episode

Sailing Alone Around The World, Part Two

April 2nd, 2020

The Southern Ocean surrounding Antarctica is the most dangerous and least understood of our great oceans. IDEAS producer Philip Coulter joins solo sailors… Go to Episode