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The best of BBC Radio 3's flagship arts and ideas programme Free Thinking - featuring in-depth interviews and debates with artists, scientists and public figures.


R3Arts: Night Waves - Germany's Power 04 Jul 12

July 5th, 2012

Episode 168 of 1341 episodes

With Germany’s economic dominance in Europe increasing, Philip discusses the country and its power with Hans Kundnani of the European Council on Foreign Relations, Imke Henkel, correspondent for Focus, and Historian Sir Richard Evans. Simon Stephens speaks to Philip about his adaptation of Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, for the Young Vic. And in the face of the possible discovery of the Higgs Boson particle, physical chemist Peter Atkins argues, against philosopher Raymond Tallis, for the importance of science for answering the questions that matter.

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