"More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly." -- Woody Allen
This article is based on an interview conducted by telephone and e-mail November 27, 2007–February 11, 2008. The interviewer thanks Mary Elizabeth Barnes for help with editing and transcribing this interview.
As promised, some Mark Steel TV lectures for you to download (Right click and select "download file" or similar command in your browser to save to your local machine). Warning: these are large files that are best downloaded over a broadband internet connection and even then you should be prepared to wait for a while depending on the speed of your connection.All files are approximately 80 MBytes and 320x240 pixels resolution.Aristotle Byron Chaucer Cromwell Darwin Descartes Freud Newton
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A series of lectures for second year anthropology students in the Department of Social Anthropology in Cambridge. Topics: A Map of Social Theories, 1000-2000; Montesquieu; Adam Smith; Tocqueville; Marx; Durkheim; Weber; Gellner; Maitland.