Larry Moran links to a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation radio series called "How to Think About Science." There are 10 episodes that discuss science from the point of view other disciplines. They cover the history of science, science philosophy, and sociology. Moran is a skeptical about the series, but it can be found here.

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