Metaphysics

What Is Death?

What Is Death?

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Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Death, what the 16th century philosopher Frances Bacon called, ‘the least of all evils’.

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What Is God?

What Is God?

I am the Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.

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What Is Personal Identity?

What Is Personal Identity?

We must consider what Person stands for; which, I think, is a thinking intelligent Being, that has reason and reflection, and can consider it self as it self, the same thinking thing in different times and places; which it does only by that consciousness which is inseparable from thinking...

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What Are Numbers?

What Are Numbers?

The first man who noticed the analogy between a group of seven fishes and a group of seven days made a notable advance in the history of thought.

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