A life well lived

4 minutes

The first American to summit Everest knows a thing or two about taking risks

‘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

Video/Sports & Games

Even before kick-off, Milan’s San Siro stadium is an awe-inducing spectacle

6 minutes

ORIGINAL
Video/Ethics

If soldiers act with unjust aggression they are as culpable as civilian criminals

6 minutes

Video/Neurodiversity

How the ‘Island of the Colourblind’ made Oliver Sacks rethink ’normal’

6 minutes

Idea/Ethics

There is a moral argument for keeping great apes in zoos

Richard Moore

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Essay/Philosophy of Mind

Telling memories

Jewish émigrés from the former Soviet Union tell inconsistent stories. What does this say about the nature of memory?

Helen Haft

Video/Evil

What, if anything, makes an all-good god less absurd than an all-evil one?

4 minutes

Idea/History of Ideas

If Aquinas is a philosopher then so are the Islamic theologians

Peter Adamson

ORIGINAL
Video/History of Ideas

How did the 20th century’s most glamorous intellectual friendship go wrong?

3 minutes

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Essay/Metaphysics

Unspeakable things

Life's most meaningful experiences can leave us tongue-tied. What can be said, let alone understood, about the unsayable?

Silvia Jonas