Barry Smith on the Philosophy of Good Taste, BBC Radio 4

Tuesday 18 November 2014

Professor Barry C Smith, Director of the Institute of Philosophy and 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 involve 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 Professor 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