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1 Love and Math A public lecture given by Edward Frenkel, a professor at the University of California at Berkeley, talking around his best-selling book "Love and Math" followed by a conversation with Marcus du Sautoy and Q&A. Edward Frenkel, Marcus du Sautoy 12 Jul 2014
2 Creative Commons Mark Thompson (Symposium): Politics and Language - Friends or Enemies? Symposium following Mark Thompson's series of talks for the Humanitas Programme. With Polly Toynbee, Gus O'Donnell, David Willetts MP and chaired by Andrew Marr. Mark Thompson, Polly Toynbee, Gus O'Donnell, David Willetts 15 Nov 2012
3 Creative Commons Mark Thompson: Not in my name In his third lecture, Mark Thompson looks at what happens when modern rhetoric and morality collide, taking the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as his principal examples. Mark Thompson 15 Nov 2012
4 Creative Commons Mark Thompson: Consign it to the flames Almost everyone accepts that science is our most authoritative guide to understanding the world so why is it so disputed when it comes to public policy? Mark Thompson examines what's happened to the 'argument from authority' in modern rhetoric. Mark Thompson 15 Nov 2012
5 Creative Commons Mark Thompson: Inaugural Lecture - Is Plato winning the argument? Drawing in particular on recent examples from American and British healthcare reform, Mark Thompson asks whether the language of politics is changing in ways which threaten public understanding of and engagement with the most important issues of the day. Mark Thompson 15 Nov 2012