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: AN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY CONTROVERSY

Talk by Stephen Toulmin
Professor of Philosophy,
University of Leeds
In his correspondence with Clarke, Leibniz launched his last attack on the ' experimental philosophy' of Sir Isaac Newton. The first complete version in English of the correspondence for more than two hundred years has been edited by H. G. Alexander and recently published by Manchester University Press.
(The recorded broadcast of June 17)

Contributors

Talk By: Stephen Toulmin
Unknown: Sir Isaac Newton.
Edited By: H. G. Alexander

: CHAMBER MUSIC

The Macgibbon String Quartet:
Margot Macgibbon (violin)
Lorraine du Val (violin)
Jean Stewart (viola) Lilly Phillips (cello)
This is the first of three programmes including chamber works by Schoenberg.

Contributors

Violin: Margot MacGibbon
Violin: Lorraine du Val
Viola: Jean Stewart
Cello: Lilly Phillips

: NEW GUINEA— A SECOND KENYA

by Francis West
Senior Lecturer in History, Victoria University College,
Wellington
A talk on some of the problems confronting the Australian Administration in New Guinea, whose work has recently been reported on by a visiting U.N. Mission.
The highlands of New Guinea have long been talked of in Australia in terms of ' a second Kenya,' and from his study of the Administration there Dr. West explains his fear that ' New Guinea could become a second Kenya in a direct political sense.'

Contributors

Unknown: Francis West

: THREE LA FONTAINE FABLES

with the moral of a fourth, and an eighteenth-century poem by the Chevalier de Boufflers, read by Edwige Feuillere and Sylvia Monfort
Translations by Edward Marsh and L. E. Jones , read by Hedli Anderson and Duncan Mclntyre
This is the second of a group of eight programmes compiled by Rayner Hep penstall from the personal choices of four leading French actors and actresses. The next programme, on October 18, will be devoted mainly to nineteenth-century poets.

Contributors

Read By: Edwige Feuillere
Read By: Sylvia Monfort
Unknown: Edward Marsh
Unknown: L. E. Jones
Read By: Hedli Anderson
Read By: Duncan McLntyre
Unknown: Rayner Hep

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Karel Ancerl
Part 1

Contributors

Conducted By: Karel Ancerl

: THE PRICE OF TECHNOLOGY

by Gerald Sykes
A group of three talks in which Gerald Sykes describes some of the psychological effects of industrialisation, based on the evidence of his own country, the U.S.A.
2-Technology and Love
In this talk Gerald Sykes compares the psychology of Freud with that of Jung, and suggests that an understanding of both is necessary in the present age when technology has made its impact on our attitude towards love and morals.

Contributors

Unknown: Gerald Sykes
Unknown: Gerald Sykes
Unknown: Gerald Sykes

: CARPE DIEM'

A twentieth-century tribute to Horace

: BACH

Six Schubler Chorale Preludes:
Wachet auf. ruft uns die Stimme-Wer nur den lieben Gott l&sst walten; Ach bleib' bei uns. Herr Jesu Christ; Meine Seele erhebt den Herren; Wo soli ich fliehen hin; Kommst du nun. Jesu. vom Himmel herunter
Pastorale in F played by Andre Marchal (organ) from the Chapel of the Prytanee Militaire. La Fleche on gramophone records

Contributors

Played By: Andre Marchal

: THE FOLK SONGS OF SOUTH U1ST

First of two talks by Margaret Fay Shaw
In their folk songs the people of South Uist have preserved the Gaelic tradition of poetry and song in an abundance unique in Scotland today. Miss Shaw, who has been studying this tradition since 1929, introduces recordings she has made for the BBC in South Uist.
(The recorded broadcast of May 23)

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Fay Shaw








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