by BBC Radio 4
IDEAS THAT HAVE THE POWER TO CHANGE THE WORLD
The best of an extraordinary 70 year archive, gathered in one volume for the first time.
The prestigious BBC Reith Lectures have been enriching the world with new ideas since 1948. Every year, a world-leading thinker is invited to speak on a topic of their choosing, spanning art, science, nature, technology, history, religion, society, culture, politics and much more.
Unearthing forgotten gems as well as sharing the latest in intellectual thought, Remarkable Minds is a time capsule into our changing world that provides wise words for turbulent times.
With a foreword by Anita Anand, presenter of the Reith Lectures, and an introduction by Gwyneth Williams, controller of Radio 4, 2010-2019.
Every year, BBC Radio 4 invites a world-leading expert to deliver The Reith Lecture, a prestigious series of talks spanning art, science, philosophy and culture. Now, for the first time, the best of this 70 year archive has been collected into a rich and remarkable volume. Unearthing forgotten gems as well as sharing the very latest in intellectual thought, Remarkable Minds is a time capsule into our changing world that provides wise words for turbulent times.