Talking Politics

Talking Politics: HISTORY OF IDEAS

A new series of talks by David Runciman, in which he explores some of the most important thinkers and prominent ideas lying behind modern politics – from Hobbes to Gandhi, from democracy to patriarchy, from revolution to lock down. Plus, he talks about the crises – revolutions, wars, depressions, pandemics – that generated these new ways of political thinking. From the team that brought you Talking Politics: a history of ideas to help make sense of what’s happening today.

A new series of talks by David Runciman, in which he explores some of the most important thinkers and prominent ideas lying behind modern politics – from Hobbes to Gandhi, from democracy to patriarchy, from revolution to lock down. Plus, he talks about the crises – revolutions, wars, depressions, pandemics – that generated these new ways of political thinking. From the team that brought you Talking Politics: a history of ideas to help make sense of what’s happening today.

Episodes: 14

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Q & A with David

Duration: 49 min

Fukuyama on History

Duration: 47 min

MacKinnon on Patriarchy

Duration: 45 min

Fanon on Colonialism

Duration: 41 min

Arendt on Action

Duration: 44 min

Hayek on the Market

Duration: 44 min

Weber on Leadership

Duration: 44 min

Gandhi on self-rule

Duration: 45 min

Marx and Engels on Revolution

Duration: 44 min

Tocqueville on Democracy

Duration: 45 min

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