Hot boy trio The Heebie Jeebies fuse reggae beats, calypso ...
Hot boy trio The Heebie Jeebies fuse reggae beats, calypso rhythms and jangling guitar riffs. Their lyrically engaging songs are jam packed with cryptic rhymes and raucous social commentary. ‘Beyond great’ Jarvis Cocker
Beats and Being
Julian Baggini From Epicurius to The God Delusion, what are ...
Julian Baggini From Epicurius to The God Delusion, what are the philosophical issues lurking under the surface of the God Wars? Author of Atheism: a Very Short Introduction Julian Baggini takes a look behind the certainties of the God Squad and the New Atheists to get at the big ideas. ‘Hugely entertaining’ Publishers Weekly
Michèle Dœuff, Raymond Tallis, Andy Clark. Harry Eyres chairs. Tabloid ...
Michèle Dœuff, Raymond Tallis, Andy Clark. Harry Eyres chairs. Tabloid culture aside, the body gets a bad press. The mind often seems to hold all the higher ground. Through thought we understand the world and behave responsibly while the body connects us with our animal past. But have we got this wrong? Is being human really about being physically human? Is the intellect a mere distraction from the important stuff of bodily sensation? Radical French philosopher and playwright Michèle Le Dœuff, leading polymath Raymond Tallis, and philosopher of mind Andy Clark rethink the physical. In association with The Wellcome Trust's Identity Project
Rana Mitter, Alex Callinicos, Robert Eaglestone. Toby Young chairs. History ...
Rana Mitter, Alex Callinicos, Robert Eaglestone. Toby Young chairs. History is part of us: it is one of the grand narratives by which cultures and individuals understand themselves. But why is the past so important to us? Does history have a direction or is progress an illusion? And can there be any ultimate truth to our histories, or are we at the mercy of cultural myths, political spin, and leaders with a purpose in mind? Journalist and author Toby Young maintains order as three leading historians, Oxford's Rana Mitter, leading Marxist Alex Callinicos, and postmodernist Robert Eaglestone, take issue with history.
From ukuleles, violins and drums to dancing lampshades, pyjamas and ...
From ukuleles, violins and drums to dancing lampshades, pyjamas and plastic cartons, pop-folk doesn’t get more uplifting than this. ‘Music so cheery, it could advertise fun’ The Guardian
Shunning all forms of online promotion and networking, Islet is ...
Shunning all forms of online promotion and networking, Islet is quietly revolutionizing the music scene. Through a stream of outstanding gigs, the band reached the upper echelons of Radio 1 and inspired two grown men to start a fan blog. ‘A phenomenon’ NME
Eminent sociologist Zygmunt Bauman talks to Frank Furedi about the ...
Eminent sociologist Zygmunt Bauman talks to Frank Furedi about the transformation of our dreams of progress into a lust for escape and survival. Described by The Guardian as ‘the most influential sociologist working in Europe’, Zygmunt Bauman has a talent for speaking differently. A major inspiration to the anti-globalisation movement, he is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Leeds.
The Liberal calls Silvera epic and intimate, with songs that ...
The Liberal calls Silvera epic and intimate, with songs that offer us a landscape of the human heart. Hers is a tapestry carefully crafted, often woven with the fabric of mythic tales, told with tender insight and in wry, seductive tones. ‘A songsmith whose music simply aches beauty’ Time Out
We built our ‘civilized’ culture inspired by those who heard ...
We built our ‘civilized’ culture inspired by those who heard the voices of God. Now those who hear voices are more likely to be stigmatised than sanctified. Do our shifting definitions of madness say more about us than they do about those who’ve flown the cuckoo’s nest? Leading researcher in clinical psychology and critic of the biomedical model of mental illness, Richard Bentall, is joined by classical philosopher, writer and In Our Time stalwart Angie Hobbs and developmental biologist and author of Malignant Sadness Lewis Wolpert, in asking if mental illness might just be a very strange kind of fiction.