Bryan Edgar Magee (born 12 April 1930) is a noted British broadcaster, politician, poet, and author, best known as a popularizer of philosophy. In 1978, Magee presented for BBC television 15 dialogues with noted philosophers in a series called Men of Ideas. Following an “Introduction to Philosophy” presented by Magee in discussion with Isaiah Berlin, Magee discussed topics like Marxist philosophy, the Frankfurt School, and modern Existentialism in subsequent episodes. Transcripts of the dialogues within the Men of Ideas series are available in published form in the book, Talking Philosophy. source:

Bryan Magee talks with Hilary Putnam about the philosophy of science.

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