What is economics? What can – and can’t – it explain about the world? Why does it matter?
What makes us human? How did we develop language, thought and culture? Why did we survive, and other human species fail?
What caused the Russian Revolution? Did it succeed or fail? Do we still live with its consequences?
Why do we care what others think? What keeps us bound together? How does the brain shape our behaviour?
Where do our ideas about politics come from? What can we learn from the Greeks and Romans? How should we exercise power?