Body & Soul

If you’ve got a healthy appetite for argument, there’s no better menu than what’s dished up at the Battle of Ideas. Are we what we eat? Have we turned into a nation of hypochondriacs? Are drugs ruining sport? Id behaviour determined by evolution?Join contributors to the The Times’ award winning Body&Soul section to chew over some the answers the big questions in public health.  But don’t be surprised if it gets a little personal.

Hilly Janes Editor, Body&Soul


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"The 2006 Battle of Ideas did what it said on the tin: prejudices were punctured, common wisdom was questioned and original thinking honoured. The saying was coined in Texas, but I suggest that the Battle of Ideas adopts it as the conference motto: ‘sacred cows make the best burgers."
George Brock, Saturday Editor, The Times