Monthly Archives: March 2023

Humanly Possible

 by Sarah Bakewell

From Monday 27th March 2023 there will be five readings from Sarak Bakewell’s new book.
These will be at 9.45am each day, on BBC Radio 4, lasting fourteen minutes.
The broadcasts are also available for a month, using the links below, to listen at your leisure.

Episode 1    Monday –  Petrarch and Boccaccio

Episode 2    Tuesday –   Erasmus and the principles of peace, friendship and civility

Episode 3   Wednesday –  Wilhelm von Humboldt and Prussian schooling

Episode 4   Thursday –  Darwin, Huxley and scientific humanism

Episode 5   Friday – Humanism is confronted by the rise of Fascism