The BBC has done a series of a short animated films to illustrate the History of Ideas, a courageous and bold way of trying to make philosophy accessible to a broad audience. The idea is to use cartoons to make relatively complex ideas easier to understand. Here at Animation Apprentice we applaud this innovative use of animation to bring tricky ideas to a wider audience. Animation used to be a tiny cottage industry, but now it's everywhere, a universal medium growing in popularity and used in many different media.
|Philosophy made easy. With animation|
They are really animated comics, moving illustrations. But they are brilliantly done, and a superb way to communicate complexity in a way that is easier to understand.
To see the films, follow this link to the official Radio 4 site.
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