|Logic Lane comprises six films of an hour each. The links on this page will take you to YouTube.
1. Logic Lane
The first film of the series. a retrospective by A.J. Ayer of the development of philosophy in Oxford from the 1930s to the 1970s.
2. I’m Going to Tamper with Your Beliefs a Little
Sir Isaiah Berlin and Stuart Hampshire discuss philosophy in Oxford in the 1930s. Includes a rare recording of J.L.Austin.
3. Appearance and Reality
Professors A.J. Ayer and Bernard Williams discuss philosophy and science.
4. The Idea of Freedom
A philosophical conversation between Iris Murdoch and David Pears on ethics, freedom, determinism and Freud
5. Language and Creativity
Professor P F Strawson and Gareth Evans discuss linguistic theory.
6. You might just as well say ‘I see what I eat’ is the same thing as ‘I eat what I see’.
Professor Gilbert Ryle and J. O. Urmson discuss philosophy of mind.
‘Isaiah Berlin in the Media’ at Putney Debater