BBC Radio 4 - A History of Ideas
- one of which has been the subject of a blog entry here:
Jay Doubleyou: what makes us human: noam chomsky and human languages
But it's not just a radio series - there are also lots of short animations which are very helpful:
A History of Ideas
Explore some big questions about how we live today.
Has Technology Changed Us?
What Makes Me Human?
How Did Everything Begin?
What Does It Mean To Be Free?
How Can I Know Wrong from Right?
Why Are Things Beautiful?
BBC Radio 4 - A History of Ideas - A History of Ideas