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‘Risk is really important to life’. A Life Well Lived: Jim Whittaker and 50 Years of Everest incorporates remarkable archive footage from Whittaker’s Everest expeditions as he reflects on how climbing has shaped his life and how the sport has changed in the 50 years since his remarkable achievement.
Director: Eric Becker
Wesley wants to solve the rooftop mystery – but does he have what it takes?
History of ideas
Tantra is, and was, a subversive philosophy of feminine power
Ancient Greek sculptures were colourful. Why does the white marble ideal persist?
Love and friendship
Skiing blind is a challenge – but it helps to have a loved one to guide you
Thinkers and theories
Metaphysics and beyond – Martha Nussbaum on Aristotle’s indelible ideas
A massive art installation attempts to put the COVID-19 deaths in perspective
Dizzying discs and obscene wordplay – revisiting Marcel Duchamp’s 1926 film debut
Politics and government
Is mass media still ‘manufacturing consent’ in the internet age?
Nick ponders the life of the mysterious girl whose used CDs shaped his teenage years