Free Thinking: Frank Ramsey

BBC Radio 3: Free Thinking


Frank Ramsey and the Philosophy of Travel


Shahidha Bari looks at the legacy of Frank Ramsey who died in 1930 aged 27, but not before doing work which changed the course of philosophy, logic, mathematics and economics. Shahidha is joined by Cheryl Misak, who has recently published the first biography of Ramsey, and philosopher Steven Methven.

Plus, philosopher Emily Thomas on the role travel has played in the development of philosophy.