Professor Barry C Smith, Leadership Fellow for the AHRC Science in Culture Theme has featured in a new BBC Radio 4 series ‘A History of Ideas’ with Melyvn Bragg. ‘A History of Ideas’ will address big questions from a variety of perspectives involving leading thinkers from Philosophy, Science, Theology and the Arts.
The first programme which asks ‘Why are things beautiful?’ features historian of science Simon Shaffer, mathematician Vicky Neale and philosophers Angie Hobbs and Barry Smith.
Barry Smith’s programme on the Philosophy of Good Taste will air at 12.04 on Tuesday 18th November. The programme is available here http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04p845z