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Philosophy & Ideas Podcast Episodes (Chronological)

A list of episodes from the trailing year of selected podcast series with associated Twitter feeds. Also see series listing.

Updated: 2020-Apr-08 11:21 UTC. Episodes: 1434. Minimum length: 5 minutes. Hide descriptions. Switch to ranked view. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

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2020-Apr-08podcast imageEp. 85 Phenomenology Part 6
This week FREEDOM! But do we really want it? Listen with care as Sartre warns us that freedom can make us a little queasy. Do we always have choices? Can I choose to have Sugar Puffs for breakfast tomorrow even though I don't have any in the house? What would Sartre have? Our guess is croissants. Enjoy the spectacle of Jean-Paul and Che Guevara having a beret-off. Don't be concerned as Danny and M... (@PhilosophyWtf, 32 minutes)
2020-Apr-08podcast image0G99: WWZ and Lifeboat Ethics, Part 1
Moving with the kind of speed you'd have hoped to see in our federal government, we have pivoted away from our Culture coverage (don't worry it's just bumped down the timeline a bit) to current events with Max Brooks's epic masterpiece World War Z. Easily one of the best works of horror fiction around. For part one, we talk through the consequentialist arguments in the first half, while marveling ... (@0gPhilosophy, 49 minutes)
2020-Apr-08podcast imageHow can we live with coronavirus uncertainty?
In little more than a month, the coronavirus has exploded the sense of certainty, confidence, optimism and control on which so much of modern life, the economy and politics are predicated. Were these always just illusions? (@RadioNational, 38 minutes)
2020-Apr-07podcast imageMoon Duchin on Fair Voting and Random Walks
Can geometry save democracy from gerrymandering? Mathematician Moon Duchin discusses the possibilities with host Steven Strogatz. (@stevenstrogatz, 51 minutes)
2020-Apr-07podcast imageWilliam James The Will To Be - Faith Facts And Verification - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th-20th century philosopher and psychologist, William James, and focuses on his essay, "The Will To Believe". Specifically it discusses his contention that in some matters, a passional or volitional commitment is required in order to even have the opportunity to register or understand facts that could then confirm one's position. To support my ongoing work, go to... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2020-Apr-07podcast imageEpisode 186: The One with Peter Singer
The legendary Peter Singer joins us to talk about effective altruism, AI, animal welfare, esoteric morality, future Tuesday indifference, and more. I mean, it’s Peter freakin’ Singer - what more do we need to say? Plus, the explosive ‘one or two spaces after a period' debate: has science resolved it? Special Guest: Peter Singer. (@verybadwizards, 90 minutes)
2020-Apr-07podcast imageOut of the Vat #6 – Mahon O’Brien
Mahon O’Brien is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Sussex. He specialises in phenomenology. In this episode we speak to Mahon about Heidegger, horse racing, and his obsessive... Philosophers’ work and philosophers’ lives, both inside and outside of philosophy. Brought to you by the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, the Centre for Philosophy of Natural a... (@LSEPhilosophy, 35 minutes)
2020-Apr-06podcast imagePete Mandik Live!
Join me for a discussion with Pete Mandik, a professor of philosophy at William Patterson university (@onemorebrown)
2020-Apr-06podcast imageWilliam James The Will To Be - Empiricism And Absolutism - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th-20th century philosopher and psychologist, William James, and focuses on his essay, "The Will To Believe". Specifically it discusses his distinction between two different basic approaches to attaining truth, which he calls by the terms "empiricism" and "absolutism" To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Apr-06podcast image#317 Khandis Blake: Evolution, Income Inequality, Female Competition, And Feminism
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2020-Apr-06podcast imageEp. 240: David Lewis on Possible Worlds and Language Games (Part One)
On Ch. 4 of Lewis's book Counterfactuals (1973) and the essays “Scorekeeping in a Language Game” (1979) and “Truth in Fiction” (1978). What makes a sentence about possibility true? Lewis things that we need possible worlds that really exist in order to make sense of our modal intuitions. He uses this possible world talk to make sense of conversations and the worlds created by fiction writers. With... (@PartiallyExLife, 54 minutes)
2020-Apr-06podcast image91 | Scott Barry Kaufman on the Psychology of Transcendence
If one of the ambitious goals of philosophy is to determine the meaning of life, one of the ambitious goals of psychology is to tell us how to achieve it. An influential work in this direction was Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs — a list of human needs, often displayed suggestively in the form of a pyramid, ranging from the most basic (food and shelter) to the most refined. At the to... (@seanmcarroll, 79 minutes)
2020-Apr-05podcast imageShorts - E26: Planet(ary Problems) of the Apes
Take yer stinkin’ proteins off me you damn, dirty microbe! This time Harland asks the question: Is there any way for us provincial primates—with all our adaptations for dealing with smaller scales—to address planetary-sized problems? We discuss from there topics ranging along the lines of logistics, motivational strategies, and hopelessness and helplessness. Unfortunately, we are the mercy o... (@dawdlerspodcast, 33 minutes)
2020-Apr-05podcast imageSTM Podcast #47: John Kaag - How to Live a Good Life According to William James
On episode 47, we welcome philosopher John Kaag to discuss how William James can help us cope with depression and anxiety, form healthier habits, and create meaning through our wills to act, sharing our personal stories of sorrow and alienation. John Kaag is Professor and Chair of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and a Miller Scholar at the Santa Fe Institute. He just finished... (@seize_podcast, 67 minutes)
2020-Apr-05podcast imageWilliam James The Will To Be - Risks, Truth, And Belief - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th-20th century philosopher and psychologist, William James, and focuses on his essay, "The Will To Believe". Specifically it discusses his distinction between two different risks - that of not discovering and believing the truth, and that of accepting a falsehood. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Apr-05podcast imageHonour in the institution
Institutions shape every aspect of our lives, yet they can be strangely amorphous things, operating according to norms and conventions that often undermine each other. For women, this can result in institutional discrimination – in workplaces and public organisations, but also in less tangible institutions like the family and the law. This week we’re talking feminist institutionalism, and the need... (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Apr-05podcast imageHoP 346 - Cecilia Muratori on Animals in the Renaissance
An interview with Cecilia Muratori, an expert on the surprisingly modern ideas about non-human animals that emerged in the Renaissance. (@HistPhilosophy, 31 minutes)
2020-Apr-04podcast imageEpisode 76, René Descartes (Part V - Further Analysis and Discussion)
All my life, I have been fed apples from that tree. I was told it was the only tree worth eating from. Every day, whether it was in school or in the church, someone would arrive with a basket, and I would take what they offered. Today a similar basket lays in front of me, full of apples I've been saving so to take a closer inspection. Check those apples for me would you? Why so worried? Surely if ... (@ThePanpsycast, 51 minutes)
2020-Apr-04podcast imageWilliam James The Will To Be - Criticism Of Pascal's Wager - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th-20th century philosopher and psychologist, William James, and focuses on his essay, "The Will To Believe". Specifically it discusses his criticism of Blaise Pascal's famous argument for the existence of God, called "Pascal's Wager". To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you ... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Apr-04podcast image014 – Beauty Part 2 with Simon Watt
Imagine a perfect rhino. Done it? Great. Keep it in mind while Elena and Ian are joined by the Level Up Human podcast's Simon Watt, to discuss what we're really doing when we look for beauty in nature. If you liked this episode, subscribing/following means you'll get the next one automatically. We'd love it if you could leave us a review on iTunes too. And if you want to get in touch with us, you ... (@wondercupboard, 70 minutes)
2020-Apr-03podcast image73 - The Ethics of Healthcare Prioritisation during COVID 19
We have a limited number of ventilators. Who should get access to them? In this episode I talk to Lars Sandman. Lars is a Professor of Healthcare Ethics at Linköping University, Sweden. Lars’s research involves studying ethical aspects of distributing scarce resources within health care and studying and developing methods for ethical analyses of health-care procedures. We discuss the ethics of hea... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Apr-03podcast image#316 Colin Wright: Insect Personality, And The New Evolution Deniers
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2020-Apr-03podcast imageWilliam James The Will To Be - Willing Nature And Beliefs - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th-20th century philosopher and psychologist, William James, and focuses on his essay, "The Will To Believe". Specifically it discusses particular what James calls our "willing", "volitional", or "passional" nature, and its importance in determining our beliefs and choices. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd l... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2020-Apr-03podcast imageIDEOLOGIES OF THE ANCIENTS 3 Philip
In part 3 of the series, I look at how the Persian empire ended. Setting the stage I go into huge detail on theories of ancient warfare, warrior societies, & cover the backstory of Philip of Macedon. Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/PoliticalPhiloso... Website: https://www.politicalphilosophypodcast.c... (@PolPhilPod, 160 minutes)
2020-Apr-02podcast imageEV - 136 Dialetheism with Michael Bench-Capon
My guest this week is Michael Bench-Capon (@MikeBenchCapon), a philosopher turned librarian with an interest in Dialetheism, the view that some things both are and are not P. We discuss this counterintuitive theory and how it applies to paradoxes, aesthetics, and ethics.Michael's Blogpost on Dialetheism: http://michaelbenchcapon.blogspot.com/20... interview: https://historyofphilosophy.net/logic-b... (@ETVPod, 69 minutes)
2020-Apr-02podcast imageWilliam James, The Will To Believe - Hypotheses and Options - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th-20th century philosopher and psychologist, William James, and focuses on his essay, "The Will To Believe". Specifically it discusses his conceptions of hypotheses and options, which play a central role in the argument of the essay. Hypotheses can either be living or dead, and options between hypotheses can be living or dead, forced or avoidable, momentous or trivi... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Apr-02podcast image#315 Edward Hagen: Anthropology, And The Bargaining Model of Depression And Suicide
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2020-Apr-01podcast imagePretty Much Pop #37: Everything is LEGO
Why has a children's toy become a brand attached to virtually every media type, partnering with the most ubiquitous franchises, and serving as a pastime for many adult hobbyists who will gut you if you call LEGO a "children's toy." AFOL Brian Hirt talks with co-hosts Erica Spyres and Mark Linsenmayer about creative play vs. following the printed directions, building purists vs. anthropomorphizers,... (@PartiallyExLife, 47 minutes)
2020-Apr-01podcast imageBlaise Pascal, Pensees - The Wager About God's Existence - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher, theologian, and mathematician, Blaise Pascal, and focuses on his work, the Pensees. Specifically it discusses his famous "Wager" about the existence of God. Pascal argues that one has to choose one way or another about the matter, in how one lives and commits one's life. He frames the problem in terms of a bet or gamble, in which we stake our... (@philosopher70, 18 minutes)
2020-Apr-01podcast imageEp. 84 Phenomenology Part 5
This week we grab hold of stuff and make it ours, not yours, ours… well… mine actually. How much of the world you live in is authentically ready-to-hand? Consider that, you spectator, as Heidegger judges you hard. Listen with escalating embarrassment as Mike and Danny adjust their black berets and jam along with Jean-Paul Sartre. Yes, it’s blackberry jam all the way this week! (we have been waitin... (@PhilosophyWtf, 32 minutes)
2020-Apr-01podcast image0G98: Player of Games and AI Utopia, Part 1
Last episode, Thomas complained that I never take him to any nice utopias, so here we are! The Culture, the closest any sci-fi I've ever read got to anything that sounded like a good outcome, besides maybe Um-Helat. I'm told all of Ian Banks's books are fabulous, but we start with a really easy and satisfying intro to the Culture world, The Player of Games. In part one we cover the Culture society... (@0gPhilosophy, 43 minutes)
2020-Apr-01podcast imageCan we cultivate social solidarity in a time of physical distancing?
Any meaningful recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic will require imagination, risk, solidarity and vulnerability; it will mean refusing to ‘free-ride’ and a willingness to sacrifice. How can we cultivate this capacity for social solidarity in our time of social fragmentation and mutual distancing? (@RadioNational, 45 minutes)
2020-Mar-31podcast imageBrian Keating’s Quest for the Origin of the Universe
The astrophysicist Brian Keating talks to host Steven Strogatz about chasing the universe’s greatest mysteries — and what it’s like to have a major discovery slip through his fingers. (@stevenstrogatz, 41 minutes)
2020-Mar-31podcast imagePseudo-Humility | Religion, Christianity, Spirituality , Humility, and Curiosity
Are Christians humble? What does it mean to be humble? Can we benefit from being humble and humbling ourselves? The Study mentioned: here (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs... Bonus Feed ($5 a month): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn T... (@philosophyguy2, 26 minutes)
2020-Mar-31podcast imagePascal Pensees - The God Of Philosophers And The God Of Faith - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher, theologian, and mathematician, Blaise Pascal, and focuses on his work, the Pensees. Specifically it discusses his distinction between two different conceptions of God - God as understood by the philosophers, and the God of religious believers, the "God of faith". To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler ... (@philosopher70, 20 minutes)
2020-Mar-31podcast imageBlaise Pascal, Pensees - The God Of Philosophers And The God Of Faith - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher, theologian, and mathematician, Blaise Pascal, and focuses on his work, the Pensees. Specifically it discusses his distinction between two different conceptions of God - God as understood by the philosophers, and the God of religious believers, the "God of faith". To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler ... (@philosopher70, 20 minutes)
2020-Mar-31podcast imageNew Gods | Myriam François, Peter Atkins, Hilary Lawson
As our churches have emptied our belief in progress, science and reason has also begun to falter, and we find ourselves in a new space in which all beliefs are challenged, and perspectives jostle in a relative world. Might religion, in the form of shared rituals and values, once again have a role to play? To discuss the role of religion we are joined by three leading thinkers: acclaimed chemi... (@IAI_TV, 50 minutes)
2020-Mar-31podcast imageDavid Papineau Live!
Join me for a discussion with David Papineau, a professor of philosophy at King’s College London and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York as we discuss physicalism, casual closure, representationalism, and panpsychism. (@onemorebrown)
2020-Mar-30podcast image72 - Grief in the Time of a Pandemic
Lots of people are dying right now. But people die all the time. How should we respond to all this death? In this episode I talk to Michael Cholbi about the philosophy of grief. Michael Cholbi is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. He has published widely in ethical theory, practical ethics, and the philosophy of death and dying. We discus the nature of grief, the ethics of gri... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Mar-30podcast image#314 Zanna Clay: Bonobo Societies, And Comparative Psychology
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2020-Mar-30podcast image90 | David Kaiser on Science, Money, and Power
Science costs money. And for a brief, glorious period between the start of the Manhattan Project in 1939 and the cancellation of the Superconducting Super Collider in 1993, physics was awash in it, largely sustained by the Cold War. Things are now different, as physics — and science more broadly — has entered a funding crunch. David Kaiser, who is both a working physicist and an historian of scien... (@seanmcarroll, 95 minutes)
2020-Mar-30podcast imagePascal Pensees - Diversions, Happiness, And Misery - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher, theologian, and mathematician, Blaise Pascal, and focuses on his work, the Pensees. Specifically it discusses the role that "diversions" (divertissments) play in our lives. We engage in them at least in part, to avoid facing up to our actual condition, which is typically more miserable than we acknowledge. We also engage in them, aiming to en... (@philosopher70, 20 minutes)
2020-Mar-30podcast imageBlaise Pascal, Pensees - Diversions, Happiness, And Misery - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher, theologian, and mathematician, Blaise Pascal, and focuses on his work, the Pensees. Specifically it discusses the role that "diversions" (divertissments) play in our lives. We engage in them at least in part, to avoid facing up to our actual condition, which is typically more miserable than we acknowledge. We also engage in them, aiming to en... (@philosopher70, 20 minutes)
2020-Mar-30podcast imagePodcast episode 4: Interview with Jürgen Trabant on Wilhelm von Humboldt
In this episode, we talk to Jürgen Trabant about Wilhelm von Humboldt. Download | Spotify | Apple Podcasts References for Episode 4 Primary sources Humboldt, Wilhelm von (1836), ‘Über die Verschiedenheit des menschlichen Sprachbaues’, Über die Kawi-Sprache auf der Insel…Read more › (@hiphilangsci)
2020-Mar-30podcast imageEp. 239: Montesquieu Invents Political Science (Part Two)
Continuing on The Spirit of the Laws (1748) by Charles Louis de Secondat, aka Baron de Montesquieu. Mark, Wes, Dylan, and Seth talk more about the "motive force" behind each type of government and the separation of powers. Begin with part 1 or get the full, ad-free Citizen Edition. Please support PEL! End song: "King of the Hill" by MINUTEMEN. Listen to Mark interview Mike Watt on Nakedly Examined... (@PartiallyExLife, 52 minutes)
2020-Mar-30podcast imageMatt Cook, "Sleight of Mind: 75 Ingenious Paradoxes in Mathematics, Physics, and Philosophy" (MIT Press, 2020)
Paradox is a sophisticated kind of magic trick. A magician's purpose is to create the appearance of impossibility, to pull a rabbit from an empty hat. Yet paradox doesn't require tangibles, like rabbits or hats. Paradox works in the abstract, with words and concepts and symbols, to create the illusion of contradiction. There are no contradictions in reality, but there can appear to be. In Sleight ... (@NewBooksPhil, 54 minutes)
2020-Mar-29podcast imageSTM Podcast #46: Liz Dorval - How Are We Dealing With The Coronavirus?
On episode 46, we welcome back Liz Dorval to discuss our lives in the midst of the COVID-19 epidemic, the medical facts of the virus and its spread, how its impacted mental health, and ways of helping others act in the best interests of everyone affected. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man's soul. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor/P... (@seize_podcast, 65 minutes)
2020-Mar-29podcast imageIs it Worth Talking to Trump Supporters? (and some Coronavirus thoughts)
Thus begins a series on the Guide for Talking to Trump Supporters 2.0, found on thevimblog.com. In part 1, Zach, Gabe, Kevin, and Dylan assess the question of whether it is even worth talking to Trump Supporters in the first place. Kevin voices some skepticism. The episode starts with acknowledging the coronavirus and its possible impacts on politics. The Trump guide: https://thevimblo... (@thevimblog, 79 minutes)
2020-Mar-29podcast imageBlaise Pascal, Pensees - Self - Love And Aversion To Truth - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher, theologian, and mathematician, Blaise Pascal, and focuses on his work, the Pensees. Specifically it discusses about how self-love (amour propre) renders human beings averse to acknowledging the truth about themselves, others, and the world. Self love makes us prefer a false self-image to the truth of who we are, and we pressure others to lie t... (@philosopher70, 20 minutes)
2020-Mar-29podcast imageBlaise Pascal, Pensees - Self-Love And Aversion To Truth - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher, theologian, and mathematician, Blaise Pascal, and focuses on his work, the Pensees. Specifically it discusses about how self-love (amour propre) renders human beings averse to acknowledging the truth about themselves, others, and the world. Self love makes us prefer a false self-image to the truth of who we are, and we pressure others to lie t... (@philosopher70, 20 minutes)
2020-Mar-29podcast imageAI and moral intuition: use it or lose it?
Artificial intelligence is helping us to make all sorts of decisions these days, and this can be hugely useful. But if we outsource our moral intuition to AI, do we risk becoming morally de-skilled? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Mar-29podcast imageEpisode 76, René Descartes (Part IV - Meditations on First Philosophy, 5-6)
All my life, I have been fed apples from that tree. I was told it was the only tree worth eating from. Every day, whether it was in school or in the church, someone would arrive with a basket, and I would take what they offered. Today a similar basket lays in front of me, full of apples I've been saving so to take a closer inspection. Check those apples for me would you? Why so worried? Surely if ... (@ThePanpsycast, 39 minutes)
2020-Mar-29podcast imageHAP 49 - Let Your Motto Be Resistance - Henry Highland Garnet
Henry Highland Garnet encourages, or actually demands, that enslaved Americans throw off their chains and debates Douglass over how best to resist slavery. (@HistPhilosophy, 25 minutes)
2020-Mar-28podcast imageEpisode #141 ... Isaiah Berlin pt. 2 - Pluralism and Culture
Today we continue talking about the work of Isaiah Berlin. (@iamstephenwest, 24 minutes)
2020-Mar-28podcast imageBlaise Pascal, Pensees - The Intuitive And Mathematical Minds - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher, theologian, and mathematician, Blaise Pascal, and focuses on his work, the Pensees. Specifically it discusses his distinction between two different mindsets or perspectives, the "intuitive mind" (l'esprit de finesse) and the mathematical mind (l'esprit de géométrie). Both of these have to do with how persons perceive and understand "axioms" o... (@philosopher70, 19 minutes)
2020-Mar-27podcast image#313 Robert Kelly: The Fifth Beginning, And The Lifeways Of Hunter-Gatherers
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2020-Mar-27podcast imageShorts - E25: Pedants and Magisters
Stay in yer lane, puny pedants!! This time the Dawdlers ponder the question: What is preferable, being a pedant or a magister? Tune in to find out which! Then celebrate by doing the ma-corona! [moves: go to beach, dig hole in sand, stick head in] (@dawdlerspodcast, 18 minutes)
2020-Mar-26podcast image#312 Sven Nyholm - Humans and Robots: Ethics, Agency, and Anthropomorphism
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2020-Mar-26podcast imageBlaise Pascal, Pensees - The Two Infinites
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher, theologian, and mathematician, Blaise Pascal, and focuses on his work, the Pensees. Specifically it discusses his views on the "two infinites" - the infinitely great and the infinitely small (the latter of which, in his view still contains a great amount of stuff) - and their implications for human beings. To support my ongoing work, go to... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Mar-26podcast imageBlaise Pascal, Pensees - The Two Infinites - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher, theologian, and mathematician, Blaise Pascal, and focuses on his work, the Pensees. Specifically it discusses his views on the "two infinites" - the infinitely great and the infinitely small (the latter of which, in his view still contains a great amount of stuff) - and their implications for human beings. To support my ongoing work, go to... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Mar-26podcast imageEV - 135 Sentientism with Jamie Woodhouse
My guest this week is Jamie Woodhouse (@JamieWoodhouse), a community organizer for Sentientism, the view that all sentient life matters morally. We do a deep dive into the strengths and weakness of Sentientism.Jamie's Homepage: https://jamiewoodhouse.com/Jamie's FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sentient... by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsyn.com/s02e02-rex-..... (@ETVPod, 67 minutes)
2020-Mar-26podcast imageBryce Huebner Live!
Join me for a discussion with Bryce Huebner, Provost’s Distinguished Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Georgetown University, as we discuss embodied cognition, consciousness, meditation, Yogācāra, and a lot more! (@onemorebrown)
2020-Mar-25podcast image71 - COVID 19 and the Ethics of Infectious Disease Control
As nearly half the world's population is now under some form of quarantine or lockdown, it seems like an apt time to consider the ethics of infectious disease control measures of this sort. In this episode, I chat to Jonathan Pugh and Tom Douglas, both of whom are Senior Research Fellows at the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics in Oxford, about this very issue. We talk about the moral principles ... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Mar-25podcast imagePretty Much Pop #36: Criticism w/ Noah Berlatsky
Do we need professional critics regulating our entertainment intake? Noah writes for The Washington Post, NBC News, The Guardian, Slate, Vox, The Atlantic, etc., and he now joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to talk about the function of criticism, criticism as art, and the joy of negativity. We talk 1917, Midsommar, Marvel vs. Scorsese, Yesterday, Bob Dylan, Twilight, and more. For more, visit prettymu... (@PartiallyExLife, 44 minutes)
2020-Mar-25podcast imageBlaise Pascal, Pensees - What Tyranny Consists In
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher, theologian, and mathematician, Blaise Pascal, and focuses on his work, the Pensees. Specifically it discusses what "tyranny" - including but going beyond the political sense - consists in. In his view, the basis of tyranny is the desire to dominate beyond one's own area of legitimate value, competence, or scope. To support my ongoing work,... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Mar-25podcast imageBlaise Pascal, Pensees - What Tyranny Consists In - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher, theologian, and mathematician, Blaise Pascal, and focuses on his work, the Pensees. Specifically it discusses what "tyranny" - including but going beyond the political sense - consists in. In his view, the basis of tyranny is the desire to dominate beyond one's own area of legitimate value, competence, or scope. To support my ongoing work,... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Mar-25podcast imageEp.83 Phenomenology Part 4: Inauthenticity
This week DON’T join Mike and Danny - seriously, stay away, keep your distance - as they lock themselves down in the WTF bunker to wait for everything to blow over. Listen in (from a remote and safe distance) as we discuss microwaves, freezers and incessant noise. Enjoy the peace and quiet of social isolation as the chatter dies down and we confront the inauthenticity of our existence. Alternative... (@PhilosophyWtf, 18 minutes)
2020-Mar-25podcast image0G97: Bioshock and Going Galt
Hey, podcast listener. Are you feeling down? Don't got enough old timey eugenics in your life? Well come on up to our floating spaceship of horrors, I mean HUMORS! We've got weird new DNA for everybody and we can all go Galt together. Turn that taker mind into a maker mind, with Philosophers in Space brand plasmids. Come on, it's your rational birthright! Who is John Galt?: https://en.wikipedia.or... (@0gPhilosophy, 37 minutes)
2020-Mar-25podcast imageWhat (new) forms of living might the coronavirus produce?
What new forms of life together — of modesty, prudence, simplicity, mutuality, sociality and cooperation — might we discover under the conditions of scarcity and social isolation imposed by the coronavirus, that perhaps we didn’t envision in more 'normal' times? (@RadioNational, 39 minutes)
2020-Mar-24podcast imageRebecca Goldin and Brian Nosek on Hard Truths in Math and Psychology
The mathematician Rebecca Goldin and the psychology researcher Brian Nosek speak with host Steven Strogatz about what it’s like to be the bearers of unpopular truths. (@stevenstrogatz, 46 minutes)
2020-Mar-24podcast imageEpisode 185: The Devil's Playground
David and Tamler begin by talking about the question on everyone’s mind right now – are we obligated to be pansexual? Then, since many of us have more free time on our hands these days, we thought it might be a good idea to revisit Bertrand Russell’s essay (published in Harper’s Magazine) “In Praise of Idleness.” How did workaholism become the norm? Why do we see working insanely long hours as a v... (@verybadwizards, 85 minutes)
2020-Mar-24podcast imageThe World That Disappeared | Peter Atkins, James Ladyman, Joanna Kavenna
No-one who has ever stepped on a Lego brick could doubt the reality of physical objects. Yet from Heraclitus to George Berkeley, many philosophers claimed to have disproven the existence of things. Could the world truly be made up of fields and processes, rather than physical stuff? Are the everyday objects that surround us an illusion? To help us discuss the existence of things we are joined... (@IAI_TV, 44 minutes)
2020-Mar-23podcast imageBlaise Pascal, Pensees - Correcting By Revealing One-Sidedness - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher, theologian, and mathematician, Blaise Pascal, and focuses on his work, the Pensees. Specifically it discusses his advice about how to get a person to accept criticism or correction. Pascal notes that nobody wants to be told he or she is simply wrong about an issue, but people are willing to admit that their view of matters is one-sided. ... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Mar-23podcast image#311 Renee Magnan: Health, Affect, Physical Activity, And Addiction
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2020-Mar-23podcast image89 | Lera Boroditsky on Language, Thought, Space, and Time
What direction does time point in? None, really, although some people might subconsciously put the past on the left and the future on the right, or the past behind themselves and the future in front, or many other possible orientations. What feels natural to you depends in large degree on the native language you speak, and how it talks about time. This is a clue to a more general phenomenon, how l... (@seanmcarroll, 89 minutes)
2020-Mar-23podcast imageEp. 239: Montesquieu Invents Political Science (Part One)
On The Spirit of the Laws (1748) by Charles Louis de Secondat, aka Baron de Montesquieu. What keeps a society functioning? Montesquieu, though of course not the first political philosopher, was perhaps the first to systematically explore correlations between characteristics of a government, its people, its climate, dominant industries, religion, and other factors. Some of his ideas directly influe... (@PartiallyExLife, 45 minutes)
2020-Mar-23podcast image16/3/2020: Andrew Bacon on Vagueness at Every Order
<p>Andrew Bacon is an associate professor at the University of Southern California. His main interests are in metaphysics, epistemology, the philosophy of language and philosophical logic. He has recently completed a book on vagueness entitled Vagueness and Thought, and is presently writing a textbook on higher-order logic aimed at metaphysicians.</p> <p>This podcast is an a... (@Aristotweets, 58 minutes)
2020-Mar-23podcast imageZahi Zalloua, "​Žižek on Race: Towards an Anti-Racist Future​" (Bloomsbury, 2020)
The Slovenian philosopher and cultural critic Slavoj Žižek’s prolific quips on various cultural and political issues around race and related issues, found either in short YouTube clips or lengthy books have gained a lot of attention, much of it admittedly confused and occasionally offended and frustrated. Part of this is likely due to Žižek’s style, which tends to jump around in a blur of philosop... (@NewBooksPhil, 40 minutes)
2020-Mar-23podcast imageTodd McGowan, "Emancipation After Hegel: Achieving a Contradictory Revolution" (Columbia UP, 2019)
An Interview with Todd McGowan about his recent Emancipation After Hegel: Achieving a Contradictory Revolution (Columbia University Press, 2019). The book advocates for the relevance of Hegel’s dialectical method to questions of contemporary theory and politics. It seeks to disabuse readers of common misapprehensions concerning Hegel’s philosophy, such as the familiar thesis-antithesis-synthesis s... (@NewBooksPhil, 53 minutes)
2020-Mar-22podcast imageSTM Podcast #45: Hiram Crespo- How to Live a Good Life According to Epicurus
On episode 45, we welcome philosopher Hiram Crespo to discuss the philosophy of Epicurus, using the hedonic calculus to form moral judgments, the importance of friendships for our happiness and growth, and creating a society that factors in the changing labor market. Hiram Crespo is a freelance translator, blogger, philosopher, and author whose philosophical and opinion pieces have been featured i... (@seize_podcast, 73 minutes)
2020-Mar-22podcast imageShorts - E24: Deadlock
Longest. Dawdle. Yet. But we come back to you now at the turn of the tide. This time Ryan asks a question and Harland gets it wrong (of course). But we're ok. Are YOU ok? Let's talk about how the world will end then, shall we? (@dawdlerspodcast, 18 minutes)
2020-Mar-22podcast imageUrsula K Leguin - The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the short story by the science fiction and fantasy author, Ursula K. Leguin, and the ethical problem for the citizens of the city of Omelas raised by her narrative. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/ReasonIO You can find over 1500 philosophy... (@philosopher70, 20 minutes)
2020-Mar-22podcast imageLGBT elders, isolation and loneliness
As LGBT people grow old, they can become particularly vulnerable to social isolation and loneliness. Simone de Beauvoir had a keen appreciation of the challenges of ageing – “old age exposes the failure of our entire civilisation” – so can we find resources in her brand of existentialism that address some of the issues raised by LGBT elders? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Mar-22podcast imageEpisode 76, René Descartes (Part III - Meditations on First Philosophy, 3-4)
All my life, I have been fed apples from that tree. I was told it was the only tree worth eating from. Every day, whether it was in school or in the church, someone would arrive with a basket, and I would take what they offered. Today a similar basket lays in front of me, full of apples I've been saving so to take a closer inspection. Check those apples for me would you? Why so worried? Surely if ... (@ThePanpsycast, 50 minutes)
2020-Mar-22podcast imageHoP 345 - What a Piece of Work is Man - Manetti and Pico on Human Nature
Pico della Mirandola and Giannozzo Manetti praise humans as the centerpiece of the created world. But what about the other animals? (@HistPhilosophy, 22 minutes)
2020-Mar-22podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra - The State And Superfluous People - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his work Thus Spoke Zarathustra, specifically his discussion in part 1 of the State as a locus of superfluous people and as a corrupter of the strong. He differentiates between a State and a people or nation (Volk) in terms of the values and the way power operates To support my ongoing work, go to my Pat... (@philosopher70, 18 minutes)
2020-Mar-21podcast imageElucidations Episode 124: Graham Priest discusses Buddhist political philosophy
Episode link here:https://elucidations.now.sh/posts/e... this episode, Graham Priest returns to discuss Buddhist political philosophy with me and Henry Curtis. (Last month, we talked with him about Buddhist metaphysics.) Last month, we discussed the Four Noble Truths of Buddhism: that suffering happens, that this suffering is (partially) caused by emotional attachment, that you can deal ... (@ElucidationsPod, 41 minutes)
2020-Mar-21podcast imageARENDT, FREEDOM, & PROTEST With Roger Berkowitz
What is the conception of Freedom in the work of Hannah Arendt? How could this be used to justify, or criticize, modern protest movements? (@PolPhilPod, 98 minutes)
2020-Mar-20podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra - War And Warriors - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his work Thus Spoke Zarathustra, specifically his discussion in part 1 of the value of war and of warriors. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/ReasonIO - or at BuyMeACoffee - https... (@philosopher70, 9 minutes)
2020-Mar-20podcast image#310 Hal Whitehead: The Sociality And Culture Of Whales
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2020-Mar-20podcast imageEV - 134 Existential Risk with Phil Torres
My guest this week is the well timed Phil Torres (@@xriskology), an expert on existential risk. We discuss the field of existential risk and several top contenders for what might kill us all.Phil's website: https://www.xriskology.com/Editing by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsyn.com/s02e02-rex-... by GW RodriguezSibling Pod Philosophers in Space: https://0gphilosophy.li... (@ETVPod, 69 minutes)
2020-Mar-20podcast imageAmy Reed-Sandoval, "Socially Undocumented: Identity and Immigration Justice" (Oxford UP, 2020)
In Socially Undocumented: Identity and Immigration Justice (Oxford University Press, 2020), Amy Reed-Sandoval reframes the question of immigration justice by focusing on the historical development and lived experiences of socially undocumented identity. Drawing on ethnography, phenomenological analysis, storytelling, and a non-ideal theory approach, she tracks the development of racialized, class-... (@NewBooksPhil, 60 minutes)
2020-Mar-19podcast image#309 Robert Sapolsky: Human Behavior, Evolution, Morality, and Free Will
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2020-Mar-19podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra - The Virtues And Ones Own Virtue - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his work Thus Spoke Zarathustra, specifically on his treatment of virtues - positive character traits - in book 1 of that work. Nietzsche's treatment of the virtues is at odds with those of virtue ethicists, particularly on the issue of the unity of the virtues To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreo... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2020-Mar-18podcast imageDavid Chalmers Live!
Join me for a discussion with David Chalmers, University Professor of Philosophy and Neural Science and co-director of the Center for Mind, Brain, and Consciousness at New York University. (@onemorebrown)
2020-Mar-18podcast imageTara Smith on Coronavirus, Pandemics, and What We Can Do
This is a special episode of Mindscape, thrown together quickly. Many thanks to Tara Smith for joining me on short notice. Tara is an epidemiologist, and a great person to talk to about the novel coronavirus (and its associated disease, COVID-19) pandemic currently threatening the world. We talk about what viruses are, how they spread, and a lot of the science behind virology and pandemics. We als... (@seanmcarroll, 81 minutes)
2020-Mar-18podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra - The Solitary Person - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his work Thus Spoke Zarathustra, specifically his discussion in part 1 on the "solitary" person and why solitude (Einsamkeit) is necessary for a person to develop as an individual. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution,... (@philosopher70, 20 minutes)
2020-Mar-18podcast imageThe COVID-19 pandemic: a Stoic take
Stoicism is a practical philosophy. Let's see what it tells us about such an unusual situation as the COVID-19 pandemic. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/suppo... (@mpigliucci, 11 minutes)
2020-Mar-18podcast image70 - Ethics in the time of Corona
Like almost everyone else, I have been obsessing over the novel coronavirus pandemic for the past few months. Given the dramatic escalation in the pandemic in the past week, and the tricky ethical questions it raises for everyone, I thought it was about time to do an episode about it. So I reached out to people on Twitter and Jeff Sebo kindly volunteered himself to join me for a conversation. Jeff... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Mar-18podcast imageEpisode 68 - Sean Valles
On Episode 68, Nick chats with Dr. Sean Valles, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Michigan State University and author of the book, Philosophy of Population Health: Philosophy for a New Public Health Era, about problematic discourse surrounding COVID-19, the need for promoting a “culture of health,” the dangers of COVID-19 hobbyism, addressing COVID-19 mental health concerns, adv... (@SciPhiPod)
2020-Mar-18podcast imageEp.82 Phenomenology Pt 3: Heidegger and Sartre
This week Mike and Danny are there, no not just there but THERE. Listen in as Heidegger throws us all into a party we never signed up for. Will we enjoy it? Will it have decent snacks? What will the toilet-paper situation be like? We just don’t know and nobody will tell us. Yes, join the un-negotiated rollercoaster, don’t listen to the chatter, oh no, ignore the rumours and speculation, yes, that’... (@PhilosophyWtf, 28 minutes)
2020-Mar-18podcast image0G96: Serenity and Positive Eugenics
This episode is about Eugenics in much the same way that Firefly is about the civil war. That is to say, it's okay that we're the baddies here cause we're loveable scamps. We discuss whether it is moral to make people better, which is clearly a separate question from whether it is technically possible, which it totally is. Recent resurgence in Eugenics: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugenics#M...... (@0gPhilosophy, 39 minutes)
2020-Mar-18podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra - Values And Valuation
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his work Thus Spoke Zarathustra, specifically his references in part 1 to values (Werte) and to valuation and evaluation and their grounding in the tables of values generated by peoples. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contrib... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Mar-18podcast imageWhat does the coronavirus reveal about us?
Is there a way of responding to the coronavirus that is both effective and ethical? That contributes to the tasks of social cohesion and mutual concern? (@RadioNational, 41 minutes)
2020-Mar-17podcast imagePretty Much Pop #35: Video Game Storytelling w/ Don Marshall
Do you play video games for the plot? Mark, Erica, and Brian are joined by former video game professional (current TV development exec) Donald E. Marshall to talk through types of video game narrative, ways of weaving story into a game, balancing gameplay and storytelling, and more. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreon.com/prettymuchpop. This podcast is... (@PartiallyExLife, 51 minutes)
2020-Mar-17podcast imageCori Bargmann on the Genetics of Transparent Worms, Supertasters and Cancer
The neurogenetics pioneer Cori Bargmann speaks with host Steven Strogatz about why a transparent worm became her favorite animal and how a genetic discovery she made inspired a revolutionary cancer treatment. (@stevenstrogatz, 54 minutes)
2020-Mar-17podcast imageTony Ro Live!
Join me for a discussion with Tony Ro, Presidential Professor of Psychology and Biology and director of the M.S. Program in Cognitive Neuroscience at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York Tony’s Lab: https://rolab.ws.gc.cuny.edu/tro/ (@onemorebrown)
2020-Mar-17podcast imageBonus Episode: Top 5 Deadwood Characters
Here's something that might help with the Coronavirus blues: we're releasing our latest Patreon bonus episode for everyone. In this (unedited) episode, Tamler and David talk about their Top 5 Deadwood characters. If you've seen the show, let us know if you agree or disagree, or if we should go fuck ourselves. And if you haven’t watched it yet, you might have some time on your hands for the next mo... (@verybadwizards, 87 minutes)
2020-Mar-17podcast imageThe Mind and the World | Raymond Tallis
Is the mind just a part of the world? Or is the world all in the mind? Neither, argues physician, philosopher and poet Raymond Tallis as he puts forward his take on how we make sense of experience. (@IAI_TV, 23 minutes)
2020-Mar-16podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra - The Body And The Spirit - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his work Thus Spoke Zarathustra, specifically his discussion in part 1 of the relationship between the body and the spirit, and along with that the Ego and the Self. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so ... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Mar-16podcast image#308 Pedro Galvão: O Que É A Ética? + Aborto E Eutanásia
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2020-Mar-16podcast imageSANDERS, WARREN, & the Ideological Future of the Left
What enabled the Sanders campaign to attract the support that it did? I consider this question using a variety of analytic frameworks. I also consider the differences/ dividing lines between Sanders & Warren & end looking at the future challenges & opportunities for left-wing ideologies. (@PolPhilPod, 136 minutes)
2020-Mar-16podcast image88 | Neil Shubin on Evolution, Genes, and Dramatic Transitions
“What good is half a wing?” That’s the rhetorical question often asked by people who have trouble accepting Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection. Of course it’s a very answerable question, but figuring out what exactly the answer is leads us to some fascinating biology. Neil Shubin should know: he is the co-discoverer of Tiktaalik Roseae, an ancient species of fish that was in th... (@seanmcarroll, 93 minutes)
2020-Mar-16podcast imageEp. 238: Lingering Questions
Mark, Wes, Dylan, and Seth summarize thoughts about our recent series on social construction, gender and sex, and Judith Butler's notion of "grievable lives." Should we stop covering so much contemporary work and/or political topics? End song: "The Size of Luv" by Mark Lint from Mark Lint's Dry Folk (2018). Sponsor: Get your first month of hair loss prevention medication free at keeps.com/pel. Get... (@PartiallyExLife, 76 minutes)
2020-Mar-16podcast image497: The 2020 Dionysus Awards
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/2020-dionys... What movies of the past year challenged our assumptions and made us think about things in new ways? Josh and guest co-host Jeremy Sabol talk to philosophers and listeners as they present their seventh (mostly) annual Dionysus Awards for the most thoughtful films of the past year. • Most Stimulating and Stressful Vision of today's Americ... (@philtalkradio, 15 minutes)
2020-Mar-15podcast imageSTM Podcast #44: Daniel A. Kaufman - How to Live a Good Life According to Aristotle
On episode 44, we welcome philosopher Daniel A. Kaufman to discuss the flourishing life according to Aristotle, the limited utility of philosophy and self-help, debate the logic of Stoicism, and discuss the importance of experience and moderation in practical wisdom. Daniel A. Kaufman got his B.A. in history and philosophy at the University of Michigan and his Ph.D. in philosophy at the CUNY Grad... (@seize_podcast, 74 minutes)
2020-Mar-15podcast imageBeing a Person of Principle
What does it mean to be a person of principle? Should you be a different type of person? Dylan and Zach work through two models of moral deliberation: principles vs. case by case. Which one is best? Might they be the same? If you want to know how to do the right thing, listen up! Dylan's article: https://thevimblog.com/2019/09/04/should... Reach out to us with your thoughts, critiqu... (@thevimblog, 85 minutes)
2020-Mar-15podcast imageHAP 48 - Happy Holidays - Two Speeches by Frederick Douglass
In two speeches marking holidays, Frederick Douglass champions the idea of world citizenship, the power of appeals to conscience to bring change, and the role of violence. (@HistPhilosophy, 23 minutes)
2020-Mar-15podcast imageDangerous minds
Heidegger was an unrepentant Nazi. Nietzsche openly advocated slavery and genocide. Today, with far-right extremism on the rise around the world, how concerned should we be when reading – and teaching – the work of these canonical figures? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Mar-15podcast imageEpisode 76, René Descartes (Part II - Meditations on First Philosophy, 1-2)
All my life, I have been fed apples from that tree. I was told it was the only tree worth eating from. Every day, whether it was in school or in the church, someone would arrive with a basket, and I would take what they offered. Today a similar basket lays in front of me, full of apples I've been saving so to take a closer inspection. Check those apples for me would you? Why so worried? Surely if ... (@ThePanpsycast, 59 minutes)
2020-Mar-13podcast image#307 Elizabeth Loftus: Memory, Eyewitness Testimony, and Recovered Memory Therapy
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2020-Mar-13podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra - Suffering And The Afterworld - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his work Thus Spoke Zarathustra, specifically his discussion in part 1 of the notion of an afterworld and the people who advocate and hope for it. Nietzsche rejects any such world beyond this one and explains how the conception of it has its source in human responses to their own suffering To support my... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2020-Mar-12podcast image#306 Nadav Klein: Reputation, Prosociality, Moral Character, and Lie Detection
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2020-Mar-12podcast imageCory Allen | The Astral Hustle joins the podcast to discuss mindfulness, life, and philosophy
Mindfulness, life, philosophy, and more.....tune in! Check out Cory's book Now is the Way and his wonderful podcast The Astral Hustle: http://www.cory-allen.com/ Bonus Feed ($5 a month): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Twitter: https://twitt... (@philosophyguy2, 72 minutes)
2020-Mar-12podcast imageNature/Nurture
Tom Dickins/ Eva Jablonka/ Sophie von Stumm Listen here or on YouTube Scientists agree that nature and nurture are essential ingredients in human development. But if both the blank slate and genetic... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Mar-12podcast imageEV - 133 Open Minded Centrism with Andrea Lewis
My guest this week is Andrea Lewis (@AndreaLynnLewis), host of Andrea with the Bangs on Youtube and the She Wonders Why podcast. We discuss the culture wars from her centrist vantage and what distinguishes her position from progressivism.Andrea with the Bangs: https://t.co/Ijqo7IoaM5?amp=1She Wonders Why: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/sh... by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://y... (@ETVPod, 77 minutes)
2020-Mar-11podcast imageEpisode #140 ... Isaiah Berlin part one - Pluralism
Today we begin discussing the work of Isaiah Berlin. (@iamstephenwest, 23 minutes)
2020-Mar-11podcast imageEp. 81 Phenomenology Part 1: Husserl Part 2
Join Mike and Danny this week as they put a lasagne through a Star Trek transporter. What will come out the other side? Will the essence of the lasagne be preserved or will we be confronted by a soulless monster of cheese, meat and pasta? Can we ever identify the essence of anything without prior access to the recipe? Join us, and Husserl and judge for yourselves. (@PhilosophyWtf, 19 minutes)
2020-Mar-11podcast image0G95: Stargate Atlantis and Gamification
Picture in your head the "I'm not saying it was aliens..." guy, but that's the whole series. Boom, you're now caught up on Stargate and can fully enjoy this episode of lighthearted banter between archetypal humans as they toy with the lives of other humans in ways they can't begin to understand. We're watching season 3 episode 15 of Stargate: Atlantis. The episode is called "the game" so we though... (@0gPhilosophy, 44 minutes)
2020-Mar-11podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra - The Three Metamorphoses - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his work Thus Spoke Zarathustra, specifically his discussion in part 1 of the three metamorphoses that he suggests a person go through - the camel, the lion, and the child. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can ... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2020-Mar-11podcast imageIs capitalism inimical to ethics?
Does capitalism cultivate an ethos, an understanding of the nature of social relations and mutual obligation that is inimical to what might be called the demands of "democratic morality"? (@RadioNational, 80 minutes)
2020-Mar-10podcast imageTadashi Tokieda’s Special Kind of Magic
The mathematician Tadashi Tokieda and host Steven Strogatz explore what we can learn about the world from simple “toys” with remarkable physical or mathematical properties. (@stevenstrogatz, 52 minutes)
2020-Mar-10podcast imageEpisode 184: Tainted Glove
David and Tamler start off talking about the infamous Richard Dawkins eugenics tweet. What does it mean for eugenics to “work”? And given the sensitive nature and horrific history of eugenics, is it wrong to raise the topic even if you’re just focused on the science? Hey we’re just asking questions, man… Then, huge baseball fan that he is, David insists that we talk about the massive Houston Ast... (@verybadwizards, 85 minutes)
2020-Mar-10podcast imageThe Myth of the Self | Julian Baggini, Angie Hobbs, John Milbank
It is said that Mother Theresa allowed many to die unnecessarily and glorified suffering. While Stalin was a loving son to his parents, and Hitler - a vegetarian who adored his dog. Are we wrong to assume that there is a single self behind our actions? Are people not good or bad but only individual actions? Should we accept that we are inconsistent and unpredictable? Or is consistency and integ... (@IAI_TV, 43 minutes)
2020-Mar-10podcast imageKareem Khalifa, "Understanding, Explanation and Scientific Knowledge" (Cambridge UP, 2017)
What is the relation between understanding and knowledge in science? Can we understand a scientific theory if it is false? Do we understand a scientific proposition we can’t elaborate or do anything with? In Understanding, Explanation, and Scientific Knowledge (Cambridge University Press 2017), Kareem Khalifa argues for a revised version of a traditional view whereby understanding is a function of... (@NewBooksPhil, 59 minutes)
2020-Mar-09podcast image#305 Steven Pinker: The Enlightenment, Cultural Evolution, and the Human Mind
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2020-Mar-09podcast imageA Right to a Free Press?
Chandrika Kaul/ Sue Mendus/ Peter Oborne Listen here or on YouTube A free press is a fundamental pillar of a healthy democracy. It is a vehicle for free expression, informs public debate, and holds... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Mar-09podcast image87 | Karl Friston on Brains, Predictions, and Free Energy
If you tell me that one of the world’s leading neuroscientists has developed a theory of how the brain works that also has implications for the origin and nature of life more broadly, and uses concepts of entropy and information in a central way — well, you know I’m going to be all over that. So it’s my great pleasure to present this conversation with Karl Friston, who has done exactly that. One o... (@seanmcarroll, 90 minutes)
2020-Mar-09podcast imageEp. 237: Walter Benjamin Analyzes Violence (Part Two)
Continuing on Benjamin's "Critique of Violence" (1921). Mark, Wes, and Seth keep trying to figure out this difficult essay. Is Benjamin really advocating a workers' revolution to end the state, or just reflecting on a hypothetical to explore the limits of the concept of violence? According to Judith Butler's interpretation of the essay, the takeaway is the alternative to motivation through force, ... (@PartiallyExLife, 47 minutes)
2020-Mar-08podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra - The Last Man - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his work Thus Spoke Zarathustra, specifically his discussion in part 1 of a possible end for humanity - the Last Men - people who no longer strongly desire and strive, a herd with no herdsman, whose lives have become largely meaningless. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Mar-08podcast imageSTM Podcast #43: Derek McAllister - The History of the Diagnosis & Treatment of Mental Illness
On episode 43, we welcome Derek McAllister to discuss the history of the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness, the criticisms of psychiatry and the medical model, the importance of being an active participant in psychotherapy, and the role of philosophy and religion in treating depression. Derek McAllister is a Philosophy Ph.D. candidate at Baylor University. He specializes in History of Phil... (@seize_podcast, 68 minutes)
2020-Mar-08podcast imageThe many and the one
We casually talk about "Australia" as though it were a single entity. But what exactly is such a collective? And how can it be held responsible for its deeds - or misdeeds? This week we're talking group duties - and for International Women's Day, a conversation about gender and progress in philosophy. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Mar-08podcast imageEpisode 76, René Descartes (Part I - The Life of René Descartes)
All my life, I have been fed apples from that tree. I was told it was the only tree worth eating from. Every day, whether it was in school or in the church, someone would arrive with a basket, and I would take what they offered. Today a similar basket lays in front of me, full of apples I've been saving so to take a closer inspection. Check those apples for me would you? Why so worried? Surely if ... (@ThePanpsycast, 77 minutes)
2020-Mar-08podcast imageHoP 344 - The Count of Concord - Pico della Mirandola
Pico della Mirandola argues for the harmony of the ancient authorities, draws on Jewish mysticism, and questions the value of humanist rhetoric. (@HistPhilosophy, 21 minutes)
2020-Mar-07podcast imageETHICS & PUBLIC POLICY with Jonathan Wolff
What is the role of moral and political philosophy in policymaking? Should we try to apply ethical theories broadly or look at each case as they come up? I discuss this, and more, with Jonathan Wolff. (@PolPhilPod, 63 minutes)
2020-Mar-06podcast image#304 Bryony Cole: The Future of Sex, Relationships, and Technology
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2020-Mar-06podcast imageEV - 132 American Atheism with Nick Fish
My guest this week is Nick Fish (@AmericanAtheist), president of American Atheists and longtime organizer within the atheist community. We discuss our weirdly similar paths to community organizing and the hopeful direction of movement atheism.Invocation: Douglas Adams, Hitchhiker's Guide to the GalaxyAmerican Atheist Convention: https://convention.atheists.org/?gclid=C... by Brian Ziegenhagen, che... (@ETVPod, 72 minutes)
2020-Mar-06podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra - The Superman And Man As A Bridge - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his work Thus Spoke Zarathustra, specifically his discussion in part 1 of the work in which Zarathustra introduces the notion of the "superman" or "overman" (Ubermensch), a new type of human as beyond us as we are beyond apes. Current humanity, according to Nietzsche, should be a bridge t and find its meaning... (@philosopher70, 18 minutes)
2020-Mar-05podcast image#303 Marco Neves: História e Evolução do Português, o AO, e os Nazis da Gramática
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2020-Mar-04podcast imagePretty Much Pop #34: Escape Rooms and Other Puzzlers w/ Adal Rifai
You know "the comic" and "the tragic," but what kind of entertainment is "the puzzling?" Improviser/podcaster Adal Rifai joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to discuss escape rooms, riddles and puns, group problem solving, puzzles in films and video games, lateral vs. algorithmic thinking, and more. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreon.com/prettymuchpop. This ... (@PartiallyExLife, 51 minutes)
2020-Mar-04podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Truth And Lies - Myth, Art, Metaphor, And Intuition - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his essay On Truth and Lies in an Extra-Moral Sense. Here we examine Nietzsche's discussion of the continued presence of the metaphor-producing drive of the human being even in late modern culture, and of the clash between the intuitive person and the rational person. Art and Myth are two main expressions a... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Mar-04podcast imageRichard Polt, "Time and Trauma: Thinking Through Heidegger in the Thirties" (Rowman and Littlefield, 2020)
For some time, the German philosopher Martin Heidegger has been treated with a certain level of skepticism because of his engagement with the Nazi party, a skepticism that has resurfaced with the publication of the ​Black Notebooks​, private journals he kept throughout the last several decades of his life. In his new book Time and Trauma: Thinking Through Heidegger in the Thirties (Rowman and Litt... (@NewBooksPhil, 58 minutes)
2020-Mar-04podcast imageEp. 80 Phenomenology Part 1: Husserl
This week join us as we look at something for a really long time to see what it is…no, much longer than that…longer…longer…okay, there it is! Yes, Danny and Dr Mike are going all phenomenological on your collective asses with our main man Eddy “the essence” Husserl. Listen in as the godfather of Phenomenology tells every philosopher in the room (perhaps with the exception of Aristotle) “You don’t ... (@PhilosophyWtf, 30 minutes)
2020-Mar-04podcast image0G94: The Good Place and Universalist Enlightenment
Okay, I'm finally ready. I've said my goodbyes. Our analysis here is complete, we can walk through the podcast arch and transcend to the next level of podhood. I want to thank you all for your loving patience and I leave you with this parting gift of a final wrap up of The Good Place and the ways it incorporated both Christian Universalism and Buddhism/Taoism into the final resolution. Now I'm gon... (@0gPhilosophy, 42 minutes)
2020-Mar-04podcast imageInternational Women’s Day – cause for celebration, or commiseration?
The corporate rebranding of International Women’s Day (IWD) couldn’t be further from the day’s revolutionary roots, or any meaningful discussion of women’s liberation. It negates any discussion of the nature of power under patriarchy, and how relations of power between women and men might be genuinely transformed. (@RadioNational, 39 minutes)
2020-Mar-03podcast imageTHE IDEOLOGIES OF THE ANCIENTS 2 Cyrus
In part 2 of the series, I explore the aftermath of the collapse of the Assyrian Empire and the extraordinary rise of Cyrus of Persia. I go into considerable detail on ancient society and religion, as well as considering how this history is presented in popular culture. (@PolPhilPod, 194 minutes)
2020-Mar-03podcast imageJanna Levin on Seeing and Hearing Black Holes
The astrophysicist Janna Levin describes the fierce scientific beauty she finds in black holes and reveals why she took a major risk early in her career. (@stevenstrogatz, 54 minutes)
2020-Mar-03podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Truth And Lies - Idealism, Natural Laws, And Science - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his essay On Truth and Lies in an Extra-Moral Sense. Here we examine Nietzsche's discussion of the contrast between the perspectives of idealism and a scientific attitude. Both of these ultimately turn out to involve a similar sort of projection of human categories onto reality. To support my ongoing w... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Mar-03podcast imageWhy Philosophy Won't Go Away | Rebecca Goldstein
Has science killed philosophy as Hawking famously claimed? What would Plato make of the debates between psychoanalysts and tiger mums, atheists and the religious, or search engines like Google? In this episode of Philosophy for Our Times, philosopher Rebecca Goldstein returns to philosophy's roots and makes her case for why humanity can't thrive without it. (@IAI_TV, 27 minutes)
2020-Mar-02podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Truth And Lies - Rationality, Abstraction & Anthropomorphism - Sadlers Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his essay On Truth and Lies in an Extra-Moral Sense. Here we examine Nietzsche's discussion of the development of a larger framework of truth, in which rationality, abstraction, and anthropomorphism play central roles. An entire domain of what seems to be objective truth ends up being established, connected... (@philosopher70, 11 minutes)
2020-Mar-02podcast image#302 Jonathan Marks: Origin Stories In The Science Of Human Evolution
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2020-Mar-02podcast imageEp. 237: Walter Benjamin Analyzes Violence (Part One)
On "Critique of Violence" (1921). What is violence? Benjamin gives us a taxonomy: law-creating, law-preserving, mythological, and divine. Then he deconstructs his own distinctions to demonstrate that all state power is rotten through its being founded on and continually re-established by violence or the threat of it. Don't wait for part two. Get the full ad-free Citizen Edition now. Please support... (@PartiallyExLife, 44 minutes)
2020-Mar-02podcast image86 | Martin Rees on Threats to Humanity, Prospects for Posthumanity, and Life in the Universe
Anyone who has read histories of the Cold War, including the Cuban Missile Crisis and the 1983 nuclear false alarm, must be struck by how incredibly close humanity has come to wreaking incredible destruction on itself. Nuclear war was the first technology humans created that was truly capable of causing such harm, but the list of potential threats is growing, from artificial pa... (@seanmcarroll, 100 minutes)
2020-Mar-01podcast imageWhat Does it Mean to be a Political Pragmatist?
The podcast returns with a discussion on the distinction between ideology and political pragmatism. Some politicians are called ideologues, like Bernie. Some are pragmatists, like Pelosi. What do they disagree on? What are the arguments for their differing approaches? Zach wrote an article on the topic. In this episode he attempts to lay out some of the ideas. Dylan, Gabe, Kevin, and John jo... (@thevimblog, 91 minutes)
2020-Mar-01podcast image17/2/2020: Alexander Douglas on Spinoza’s Unquiet Acquiescentia
<p>Alexander Douglas is a lecturer in the School of Philosophical, Anthropological, and Film Studies at the University of St Andrews. Previously he taught at Heythrop College, University of London. He studies early modern rationalism, particularly various forms of Cartesianism and especially that of Spinoza. He is interested in the idea that human reason can access a reality not visible to t... (@Aristotweets, 46 minutes)
2020-Mar-01podcast imageSTM Podcast #42: Bryan Van Norden - How to Live a Good Life According to Confucius
On episode 42, we welcome philosopher Bryan Van Norden to discuss Confucian ethics; how to commit to and implement righteousness, propriety, benevolence, and wisdom; and how our relationships define who we are. Bryan W. Van Norden (born 1962) is a translator of Chinese philosophical texts, scholar of Chinese and comparative philosophy, and public intellectual. He taught for twenty years at Vassar ... (@seize_podcast, 62 minutes)
2020-Mar-01podcast imageThe why of philosophy
Is philosophy experiencing an unprecedented crisis? And are universities becoming a hostile environment for philosophers? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Mar-01podcast imageHAP 47 - Written by Himself - the Life of Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass' journey from slave to leading figure of 19th century American thought. (@HistPhilosophy, 23 minutes)
2020-Mar-01podcast imageEpisode 75, ‘Christian Animal Ethics’ with David Clough (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
With the dominance of humankind has come a new age, an age of global warming, ecological collapse, and sixth mass extinction. In 2018, it was reported that of all the Earth’s mammals, 96% are humans and livestock. Our overpopulation, overconsumption, and exploitation have caused a climate catastrophe, but we are not our only victims. Each year, over 70 billion land creatures and 7 trillion sea ani... (@ThePanpsycast, 61 minutes)
2020-Feb-29podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Truth And Lies - Metaphor, Language, And Concepts - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his essay On Truth and Lies in an Extra-Moral Sense. Here we examine Nietzsche's discussion of metaphor in that work, during which Nietzsche extends the concept of metaphor to all of the concepts human beings develop and use. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler ... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Feb-29podcast imagePodcast episode 3: Language classification
In this episode, we look at language classification in the first half of the nineteenth century and at some key ideas in the work of Wilhelm von Humboldt. Download | Spotify | Apple Podcasts References for Episode 3 Primary Sources…Read more › (@hiphilangsci)
2020-Feb-29podcast image442: Philosophy of Trash
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/philosophy-... "One man's trash is another man's treasure," or so the saying goes. But what makes something trash to begin with? The word can be used to describe disposable objects, pieces of culture, or even people. Underlying each of these uses, however, are feelings of indifference, disdain, or disgust. How do the things that we call trash reflect our v... (@philtalkradio, 10 minutes)
2020-Feb-28podcast imageJames Shelley (Auburn): “What Makes Aesthetic Value Value?”
James Shelley (Auburn) presents “What Makes Aesthetic Value Value?” at Senate House in London (26/02/2020, 16-18:00) for the London Aesthetics Forum. Please do not cite or reproduce without permission. (@aestheticsforum)
2020-Feb-28podcast image#301 Michael Masters: The Anthropology Of Identified Flying Objects
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2020-Feb-28podcast imageDavid Estlund, "Utopophobia: On the Limits (If Any) of Political Philosophy" (Princeton UP, 2020)
It is tempting to hold that any proposed principle of social justice is defective if it demands too much of people, given their proclivities. A stronger view, one that many philosophers find attractive, has it that there is something about the concept of justice that makes it the kind of thing that must be kept “down to earth,” and within our reach. A range of conceptual and methodological issues ... (@NewBooksPhil, 82 minutes)
2020-Feb-28podcast imageEV - 131 Politics sans Free Will with Iona Italia
My guest this week is Iona Italia (@IonaItalia), cohost of the Two for Tea podcast and a frequent contributor at sites like letterwiki. We discuss her book on Argentinian Tango, our shared belief that free will is an illusion, and our divergent views on intersectionality.Invocation: David Foster Wallace, Infinite JestIona's book: https://www.amazon.com/Our-Tango-World-v... videos:Carlitos & No... (@ETVPod, 75 minutes)
2020-Feb-27podcast image#300 Kristen Hawkes: The Grandmother Hypothesis
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2020-Feb-27podcast imageWho Created God? | New Perspectives and the Content Often Missed Around this Question
Who created God? What is God? How has the concept of God changed? Is the Universe Conscious? (@philosophyguy2, 33 minutes)
2020-Feb-27podcast imagePretty Much Pop #33: The Heroine's Journey w/ Vi Burlew
How has Joseph Campbell's "hero's journey" as famously leveraged for Star Wars evolved with more female action heroes in film? Vi Burlew joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to talk not only about Rey, Wonder Woman, Captain Marvel, Black Widow, and Mulan, but also bring in Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, The Wizard of Oz, Little Women, Jane Eyre, Working Girl, and of course Road House. For more, visit pr... (@PartiallyExLife, 50 minutes)
2020-Feb-27podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Truth And Lies - Invention Of Truth And Lying - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his essay On Truth and Lies in an Extra-Moral Sense. Here we examine Nietzsche's discussion of how truth and lying were invented by human beings. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.m... (@philosopher70, 10 minutes)
2020-Feb-26podcast imageEp. 79 Nietzsche Part 4
This week we start the big clean-up after the Nietzsche party. Listen in as Danny sweeps up the fragments of a delicate metaphysic that was carelessly pushed off the mantlepiece. Shake your head in mute disbelief as Mike does his best to scrub suspicious looking stains out of the carpet - has somebody spilt their abyss while wantonly shaking their will to boogie in front of impressionably young po... (@PhilosophyWtf, 32 minutes)
2020-Feb-26podcast imageOG93: Good Place and Scanlon's Contractualism
Why do all the good things gotta end ::Janet wailing gif:: Our wonderful journey has reached its natural conclusion and I'm still not ready. In part one of our goodbye to the good place we explain some of the repeated references to Scanlon's book What We Owe to Each Other, and the strengths and weakness of their setting up of the problem. Part two will discuss the solutions they reach and the role... (@0gPhilosophy, 40 minutes)
2020-Feb-26podcast imageWhy do we want celebrities to be 'authentic'?
Why it is that we want to know the 'truth' about celebrities? What happens when the very promise of transparency, of authenticity — of intimacy, even — becomes part of the carefully cultivated appearance of celebrity itself? (@RadioNational, 46 minutes)
2020-Feb-25podcast imageJohn Urschel: From NFL Player to Mathematician
John Urschel, who retired from playing professional football with the Baltimore Ravens to become a mathematician, talks to host Steven Strogatz about the fascinations of graph theory that lured him away from the NFL. (@stevenstrogatz, 45 minutes)
2020-Feb-25podcast imageEpisode 183: Accept the Mystery (with Paul Bloom)
VBW favorite Paul Bloom takes a short break from his Sam Harris duties to help us break down the Coen Brothers' ode to uncertainty, A Serious Man. Does inaction have consequences? Can you understand the cat but not the math? Why are there Hebrew letters carved into the back of a goy's teeth? Dybbuk or no Dybbuk? Why does God make us feel the questions if he’s not gonna give us any answers? Plus,... (@verybadwizards, 99 minutes)
2020-Feb-25podcast imageThe Philosophers’ Book Club: Flann O’Brien’s The Third Policeman
Paul Fagan /Clare Moriarty/ David Papineau Listen here or on YouTube ‘What you think is the point is not the point at all but only the beginning of the sharpness.’ The Philosopher’s Book... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Feb-25podcast imagePhilosophy Vs Quantum Theory | Tim Maudlin
Philosopher of science Tim Maudlin discusses interpretations of quantum mechanics, explaining the pilot wave theory and objective collapse theory, and considers what we stand to learn from quantum theory about the nature of our universe. Tim Maudlin, author of Philosophy of Physics, is an American philosopher of science responsible for influential works on metaphysical foundations of physics ... (@IAI_TV, 21 minutes)
2020-Feb-25podcast imagePhillipa Chong, “Inside the Critics’ Circle: Book Reviewing in Uncertain Times” (Princeton UP, 2020)
How does the world of book reviews work? In Inside the Critics’ Circle: Book Reviewing in Uncertain Times (Princeton University Press, 2020), Phillipa Chong, assistant professor in sociology at McMaster University, provides a unique sociological analysis of how critics confront the different types of uncertainty associated with their practice. The book explores how reviewers get matched to books, ... (@NewBooksPhil, 42 minutes)
2020-Feb-24podcast image496: Is the Self an Illusion?
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/self-illusi... Most of us think it’s obvious that we have a self, but famously, both Buddhism and British philosopher David Hume are skeptical that such a thing exists. What in the world could it mean to deny that the self exists? Could ‘the self’ just refer to a series of perceptions and feelings we have over time? If so, then whose perceptions and feelin... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2020-Feb-24podcast image#299 Thom Scott-Phillips: The Biological And Cultural Bases Of Language
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2020-Feb-24podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Truth And Lies - What Is Truth? - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his essay On Truth and Lies in an Extra-Moral Sense. Here we examine Nietzsche's discussion of what Truth is - and his characterization of it as a "mobile army of metaphors, metonyms, and anthropomorphisms" To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to ... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Feb-24podcast image69 - Wood on Sustainable Superabundance
In this episode I talk to David Wood. David is currently the chair of the London Futurists group and a full-time futurist speaker, analyst, commentator, and writer. He studied the philosophy of science at Cambridge University. He has a background in designing, architecting, implementing, supporting, and avidly using smart mobile devices. He is the author or lead editor of nine books including, "RA... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Feb-24podcast imageEp. 236: Judith Butler Interview: "The Force of Nonviolence"
On The Force of Nonviolence: An Ethico-Political Bind (2020). What is it to be nonviolent in political activity? Most ethics allow for self-defense, but Judith has a problem with defining "self" as well as "violence," and offers a full critique of the individualism that underlies typical Western approaches to both ethics and politics. Mark, Seth, and Wes interview Judith about these issues and the... (@PartiallyExLife, 65 minutes)
2020-Feb-24podcast image85 | L.A. Paul on Transformative Experiences and Your Future Selves
It’s hard to make decisions that will change your life. It’s even harder to make a decision if you know that the outcome could change who you are. Our preferences are determined by who we are, and they might be quite different after a decision is made — and there’s no rational way of taking that into account. Philosopher L.A. Paul has been investigating these transformative experiences — from... (@seanmcarroll, 74 minutes)
2020-Feb-23podcast imageSTM Podcast #41: Owen Flanagan - How to Live a Good Life According to Buddhism
On episode 41, we welcome philosopher Owen Flanagan to discuss using Buddhist philosophy to reduce suffering, the importance of detaching ourselves from our thoughts for political unity, redefining anger to create more compassion, and how our rigid self-conceptions make behavioral changes difficult. The link to his newest book is down below! Owen Flanagan, Ph.D. is the James B. Duke Professor of ... (@seize_podcast, 78 minutes)
2020-Feb-23podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Truth And Lies - Intellect And Dissimulation - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his essay On Truth and Lies in an Extra-Moral Sense. Here we examine Nietzsche's discussion of the human intellect. Like other philosophers he considers it to be a distinctively human capacity, but by contrast to them, he thinks that its focus isn't attaining truth, but rather that it is involved in dissimu... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2020-Feb-23podcast imageIs reason enough?
These days it seems that critical thinking could be failing us – and we’re not sure why. Have too many people strayed from the path of reason? Or is reason insufficient – ever overrated – as an ingredient in the formation of good citizens? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Feb-23podcast imageEpisode 75, ‘Christian Animal Ethics’ with David Clough (Part I - The Rise of the Vegangelicals)
With the dominance of humankind has come a new age, an age of global warming, ecological collapse, and sixth mass extinction. In 2018, it was reported that of all the Earth’s mammals, 96% are humans and livestock. Our overpopulation, overconsumption, and exploitation have caused a climate catastrophe, but we are not our only victims. Each year, over 70 billion land creatures and 7 trillion sea ani... (@ThePanpsycast, 56 minutes)
2020-Feb-23podcast imageHoP 343 - As Far as East from West - Jewish Philosophy in Renaissance Italy
Jewish philosophers in Renaissance Italy, focusing on Leone Ebreo’s Dialogues of Love, the Averroism of Elijah del Medigo, and Italian Kabbalah. (@HistPhilosophy, 23 minutes)
2020-Feb-21podcast imageIDEOLOGIES OF THE ANCIENTS 1 Ashurbanipal
The first part of a multipart series looking at ideology in the ancient world. I start by looking at the royal pronouncements of Ashurbanipal from a Marxist, hermeneutic, and finally domination theory perspective. (@PolPhilPod, 130 minutes)
2020-Feb-21podcast imageMartin Heidegger, Being And Time - Dasein, History, And Tradition - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century philosopher, Martin Heidegger, and focuses on the introduction to his early work, Being and Time. Here we examine Heidegger's discussion of human beings' existence as historical, and understood through a tradition. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so ... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Feb-21podcast image#298 Michael Inzlicht: Self-control, Gratification Delay, Ego-depletion, And The Replication Crisis
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2020-Feb-21podcast imageWhat is Consciousness? | And the Important Understandings Often Missed by Science
Bonus Feed ($5 a month): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Twitter: https://twitter.com/brendenweber_ Email List: https://bit.ly/2rKz8Zn Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thephilosophygu... Email: [email protected] Help Support t... (@philosophyguy2, 29 minutes)
2020-Feb-20podcast image#297 Richard Ronay: Evolution, Hierarchy, And Leadership
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2020-Feb-20podcast imageMartin Heidegger, Being And Time - The Concept Of Phenomenology - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century philosopher, Martin Heidegger, and focuses on the introduction to his early work, Being and Time. Here we examine what Heidegger means by "phenomenology" in a discussion where he brings together the concepts of "phenomenon" and "logos" To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contrib... (@philosopher70, 19 minutes)
2020-Feb-20podcast imageMegan Burke, "When Time Warps: The Lived Experience of Gender, Race, and Sexual Violence" (U Minnesota Press, 2019)
In When Time Warps: The Lived Experience of Gender, Race, and Sexual Violence (University of Minnesota Press, 2019), Megan Burke considers the relationship of sexual violence to lived time by reexamining and building upon the work of Simone de Beauvoir, and in conversation with Judith Butler, María Lugones, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, and many others. Through developing a feminist phenomenology of time... (@NewBooksPhil, 58 minutes)
2020-Feb-20podcast imageEV - 130 The Soul of Libertarianism with Jason Lee Byas
My guest this week is Jason Lee Byas, a PhD student in political philosophy at University of Michigan. We discuss Libertarianism as a form of radical liberalism, how it has lost its way in the Trump era, and what can be done to turn it around.Invocation: Jindrich Styrsky, Emilie přichází ke mně ve snuRadical liberalism: The Soul of Libertarianism: https://c4ss.org/content/49939Editing by Brian Zie... (@ETVPod, 73 minutes)
2020-Feb-19podcast imagePretty Much Pop #32: Judging "The Good Place"
Mark, Erica, and Brian discuss Michael Schur's NBC TV show. Is it good? Does it actually teach moral philosophy? We talk sit-com tropes, TV finales, the show's convoluted structure, the puzzle of heaven, and more. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreon.com/prettymuchpop. This podcast is part of the Partially Examined Life network and is curated by opencul... (@PartiallyExLife, 45 minutes)
2020-Feb-19podcast imageEp. 78 Nietzsche Part 3
This week the choice is yours, join the herd, be one with the collective or strike out with the force of your own will and join with…er….others who are doing likewise and form a different more powerful collective. Look on in mild interest as Nietzsche posts pictures of his cat, his lunch and that lovely weekend with the Wagners on social media to establish his own individuality along with everybod... (@PhilosophyWtf, 24 minutes)
2020-Feb-19podcast image0G92: Watchmen and Subjective vs. Objective
This episode feels like a genuine culmination. After Wonkapiercer, I felt a little like Lindelof. Kind of lost, wondering if we could ever wrap something up in a fully satisfying way again. This feels pretty close. We've talked a lot of Watchmen on this show, and a lot of Thomas Nagel, and this week we bring it all together in one big blue climax. Nagel's Mortal Questions: https://www.amazon.com/... (@0gPhilosophy, 42 minutes)
2020-Feb-19podcast imageOrdinary vices: What’s wrong with lying?
This week on The Minefield, we explore what Montaigne referred to as "that accursed vice" — the most corrupt and all-corrupting of them all: lying. (@RadioNational, 44 minutes)
2020-Feb-18podcast imageCorina Tarnita and the Deep Mathematics of Social Insects
The mathematical biologist Corina Tarnita explains to host Steven Strogatz how quantitative modeling solved the mystery of fairy circles. (@stevenstrogatz, 52 minutes)
2020-Feb-18podcast imageChance Garton (Innerverse) | What is New Age Spirituality? The great, the good, and the bad....Philosophy of Mind, Panpsychism, Idealism, Archetypes, and More
I'm joined by Chance of the Innververse podcast to turn the tables a bit! I interview him...but of course this leads into another great discussion. We discuss New Age sprituality....the very loaded term and how it's quite literally making old ideas full of wisdom again. Also, we discuss more philosophy of mind to expand on our last discussion. Check out his show: https://www.innerversepodcast.c... (@philosophyguy2, 122 minutes)
2020-Feb-18podcast imageImmigration Detention
Mishka/ Mary Bosworth/ Matthew Gibney Listen here or on YouTube Thousands of foreign nationals are held in immigration detention across the country. Some are detained on arrival, and others after... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Feb-18podcast imageMartin Heidegger, Being And Time - The Concept Of Logos - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century philosopher, Martin Heidegger, and focuses on the introduction to his early work, Being and Time. Here we examine Heidegger's discussion of the meaning of the concept of "logos", which will feed into his discussion of the concept of "phenomenology". To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a ... (@philosopher70, 21 minutes)
2020-Feb-18podcast imageIs Morality Rooted In Culture? | Joel Robbins
From remote groups in Papua New Guinea to Pentecostal Christians, what can values and desires around the world tell us about the nature of morality? Cambridge anthropologist Joel Robbins tours the globe in search of the good. Joel Robbins is the Sigrid Rausing Professor of Social Anthropology at Cambridge University and author of Becoming Sinners. He specialises in the anthropology of religi... (@IAI_TV, 43 minutes)
2020-Feb-17podcast image#296 Laith Al-Shawaf: The Theoretical Bases Of Evolutionary Psychology, And Common Misconceptions
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2020-Feb-17podcast image84 | Suresh Naidu on Capitalism, Monopsony, and Inequality
Nations generally want their economies to be rich, robust, and growing. But it’s also important to person to ensure that wealth doesn’t flow only to a few people, but rather that as many people as possible can enjoy the benefits of a healthy economy. As is well known, the best way to balance these interests is a contentious subject. On one side we might find free-market fundamentalists who want to... (@seanmcarroll, 87 minutes)
2020-Feb-17podcast imageEp. 235: Judith Butler's "Gender Trouble" (Part Three)
Concluding "Gender Trouble" (1990), with just Mark, Wes, and Seth going carefully through pt I, sec v: "Identity, Set, and the Metaphysics of Substance," and pt III, sec iv: "Subversive Bodily Acts: Bodily Inscriptions, Performative Subversions." Start with part one or get the unbroken, ad-free Citizen Edition. Please support PEL! End song: "I'm a Boy" by Lys Guillorn as interviewed for Nakedly Ex... (@PartiallyExLife, 68 minutes)
2020-Feb-17podcast imageWhy is mental healthcare so ethically confusing? Clinicians and institutions from an anthropological perspective
In this talk, Neil Armstrong uses ethnographic material of NHS mental healthcare to raise some questions about autonomy, risk and personal and institutional responsibility. Neil Armstrong's research investigates mental health. He is particularly interested in how the institutional setting shapes so much of mental healthcare. His research aims to find ways that we might improve healthcare instituti... (@ethicsinthenews, 40 minutes)
2020-Feb-16podcast imageSTM Podcast #40: Skye Cleary - How to Live a Good Life According to Existentialism
On episode 40, we welcome philosopher Skye Cleary to discuss authentic, romantic love, creating meaning according to existential philosophy, and how to effectively deal with the existential dread that all of us face. The link to her newest book is down below! Skye C. Cleary is the author of Existentialism and Romantic Love (2015) and co-editor of How to Live a Good Life (2020). She teaches at Col... (@seize_podcast, 74 minutes)
2020-Feb-16podcast imageMartin Heidegger, Being And Time - The Concept Of Phenomenon - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century philosopher, Martin Heidegger, and focuses on the introduction to his early work, Being and Time. Here we examine Heidegger's discussion of the concept of phenomenon (which will feed into his discussion of what phenomenology means. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contributio... (@philosopher70, 19 minutes)
2020-Feb-16podcast imagePlato's woman problem
In The Republic, Plato outlines a role for women in his ideal society that seems revolutionary, i.e. that they should occupy the highest position in public life. In Athenian society at the time, women were completely excluded from politics, so this is a radical proposal. But elsewhere, Plato expresses doubt about women’s natural abilities. What did he really think? And how does this tension persis... (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Feb-16podcast imageEpisode 74, ‘Football’ with Stephen Mumford (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Football is the most popular sport on the planet. This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone who’s experienced the excitement of matchday. It’s hard to remain indifferent when thousands of tightly packed fans, each patriotically sporting the colours of their team, sing, cheer and heckle in unison. The thrill of a crunching challenge, a derby victory, or a last-minute winner will undoubtedly elici... (@ThePanpsycast, 43 minutes)
2020-Feb-16podcast imageHAP 46 - Melvin Rogers on 19th Century Political Thought
Melvin Rogers joins us to discuss Hosea Walker, Maria Stewart, and Hosea Easton. (@HistPhilosophy, 30 minutes)
2020-Feb-16podcast image440: The Internet of Things
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/internet-th... Smart TVs, refrigerators, cars, and houses—the internet of things refers to the networking of all the devices in our lives, as they gather data and interact with one another, apparently to make our lives easier. How will this augmented connectivity affect the way we live? If government agencies or hackers can potentially access the data our ... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2020-Feb-15podcast imageFUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN - I NEED YOUR SUPPORT
Thank you all for this great first week of fundraising. It was great, but I still need more support. I would love to keep doing it for another 2 years, but to be honest, I am broke. For these past two years, I have brought on the show some of the top academics/scholars in a diversity of fields, like Psychology, Anthropology, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, Philosophy, and even Literary Studie... (@TheDissenterYT, 11 minutes)
2020-Feb-15podcast imageEpisode 123: Graham Priest discusses Buddhist metaphysics
In this episode, Matt Teichman and Henry Curtis talk to Graham Priest (CUNY Graduate Center) about the philosophical foundations of Buddhism.Buddhism isn't just a religion--it's an entire family of philosophical traditions that took root all over the Asian continent for thousands of years. The historical Buddha articulated views in what we consider to be many different areas of philosophy, includi... (@ElucidationsPod, 48 minutes)
2020-Feb-15podcast imageCIVIL SOCIETY & DEMOCRACY With Robert Talisse
Is politics everything? Have we lost our civil society institutions? Is there any hope left for a shared liberal consensus? I take on these questions, and more, in part 2 with Robert Talisse. I also celebrate the podcast's 100th episode and preview my upcoming solo series 'Ideologies of the Ancients.' (@PolPhilPod, 101 minutes)
2020-Feb-14podcast image#295 David Benatar: The Second Sexism; Discrimination Against Men And Boys
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2020-Feb-14podcast imageNEM#115: Julie Slick: Pedal Art Visualizer
Julie joined the Adrian Belew Power Trio in 2006 and released two solo albums starting in 2010. She then joined another bassist, Marco Machera for four albums, the last three as Echotest. Why two basses? Because Julie uses tech to change the sound of her bass to allow her to cover an orchestra's worth of parts. We discuss "Ladies' Legs at the Temperature Hotel" and "No, You Are Dead/The Gate of Li... (@PartiallyExLife, 83 minutes)
2020-Feb-13podcast image#294 Rob Dunn: Never Home Alone; The Species We Live With
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2020-Feb-13podcast imageMartin Heidegger, Being And Time - Interpretations Of Dasein And Temporality
This lecture discusses the 20th century philosopher, Martin Heidegger, and focuses on the introduction to his early work, Being and Time. Here we examine the interpretations of Dasein (human existence) and temporality he articulates and examines early on in the work. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, y... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Feb-13podcast imageEV - 129 Philosophy of Disability with Elizabeth Barnes
My guest this week is Elizabeth Barnes, a professor of philosophy at the glorious University of Virginia. We discuss her book The Minority Body and the challenges she has encountered when engaging with other philosophers on the lives of disabled individuals. We also break new ground in the emerging sub-discipline of doggo metaphysics.Elizabeth's homepage: https://elizabethbarnesphilosophy.weebly..... (@ETVPod, 68 minutes)
2020-Feb-12podcast imageThe Philosophy of Love (Actually)
Sarah Churchwell/ Robert Hanks / Catherine Wheatley Listen here or on YouTube Marking the death of Stanley Cavell, we explore the philosophy of film in general, and the rom-com in particular. Can we... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Feb-12podcast imageMartin Heidegger, Being And Time - The Existential Analysis Of Dasein
This lecture discusses the 20th century philosopher, Martin Heidegger, and focuses on the introduction to his early work, Being and Time. Here we examine what Heidegger means by the "existential analysis of Dasein" To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/ReasonIO - or at Bu... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2020-Feb-12podcast imagePretty Much Pop #31: Robin Williams' Celebrity Struggles w/ Dave Itzkoff
Dave the New York Times culture reporter joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to consider issues raised by his 2018 biography Robin: What is with our f'ed up relation to celebrity, and what are strategies that celebrities use to deal with that asymmetric relationship to the world? Plus, Joaquin Phoenix, interview technique, the value of interviews, and more. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus c... (@PartiallyExLife, 51 minutes)
2020-Feb-12podcast imageChenyang Wang, "Subjectivity In-Between Times: Exploring the Notion of Time in Lacan's Work" (Palgrave, 2019)
If you thought Jacques Lacan’s essay on "Logical Time" was the psychoanalyst’s final word on the subject, then this interview has a lot to teach you! In his new book Subjectivity In-Between Times: Exploring the Notion of Time in Lacan's Work (Palgrave, 2019), emerging scholar of psychoanalytic theory and continental philosophy Chenyang Wang offers the first systematic analysis of the notion of tim... (@NewBooksPhil, 73 minutes)
2020-Feb-12podcast imageEp. 77 Nietzsche Part 2
This week, there is a party in the Abyss and everyone is invited! Mike and Danny have put you all on the list for the access all areas event of the entire Wednesday! DJ Dionysus will be blasting out some sick beats while MC Nietzsche lays down some bad ass rhymes like it weren’t no ting! This one is straight outta Basel: 'The G is D don’t give me any o' yo morality, It's absurd for the herd... (@PhilosophyWtf, 24 minutes)
2020-Feb-12podcast image0G91: Watchmen and The Absurd
I know it's a bit ironically absurd to act like this particular podcast episode really matters, but I still feel like it genuinely does. We're taking HBO's epic one season masterpiece, Watchmen, and combining it with Nagel's epic chapter on The Absurd from the masterpiece book Mortal Questions. I've been thinking about some version of this episode and the next one probably since we started Philoso... (@0gPhilosophy, 42 minutes)
2020-Feb-12podcast imageEpisode #139 ... Friedrich Von Hayek - The Road to Serfdom
Today we begin our discussion of the work of Friedrich Hayek. (@iamstephenwest, 23 minutes)
2020-Feb-12podcast imageWhy does democracy demand transparency?
Does representative democracy depend on practices of public scrutiny, or exercises of 'popular sovereignty' between elections? (@RadioNational, 48 minutes)
2020-Feb-11podcast imageEpisode 182: The Paper That Launched a Thousand Twitter Wars (With Yoel Inbar)
Podcasting legend Yoel Inbar (from Two Psychologists Four Beers (https://fourbeers.fireside.fm)) joins us to break down Tal Yarkoni's "The Generalizability Crisis,” the paper that launched a thousand Twitter wars. Psychologists make verbal claims about the world, then conduct studies to test these claims - but are the studies actually providing evidence for those claims? Do psychological experimen... (@verybadwizards, 118 minutes)
2020-Feb-11podcast imageRobbert Dijkgraaf on Exploring Quantum Reality
The mathematical physicist Robbert Dijkgraaf and host Steven Strogatz discuss the frontiers of string theory and why space and time might not be the most fundamental things in the universe. (@stevenstrogatz, 49 minutes)
2020-Feb-11podcast imageDISAGREEMENT With Robert Tallise
What are we ultimately disputing when we disagree politically? Is progress across moral and political divides possible, and if so when? I get into a spontaneous lively conversion with Robert Talise on the epistemic foundations of political pluralism. (@PolPhilPod, 87 minutes)
2020-Feb-11podcast imageMartin Heidegger, Being And Time - Ontic And Ontological - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century philosopher, Martin Heidegger, and focuses on the introduction to his early work, Being and Time. Here we examine what Heidegger means by two terms he uses quite frequently in the work, "ontic" and "ontological". To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so he... (@philosopher70, 19 minutes)
2020-Feb-11podcast imageHow To Do Philosophy and Why | Timothy Williamson
For millenia, humans have looked to philosophy to help them understand the world, but why is it then that so many people find philosophy confusing? Is the confusion perhaps part of the solution? Philosopher of logic Timothy Williamson outlines how philosophy can help us think more clearly, such as Alan Turing's use of logic to invent the computer, how the principles of logic can be understood... (@IAI_TV, 21 minutes)
2020-Feb-10podcast image#293 Kristin Andrews: Animal Minds, Theory of Mind, And Animal Ethics
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2020-Feb-10podcast image83 | Kwame Anthony Appiah on Identity, Stories, and Cosmopolitanism
The Greek statesman Demosthenes is credited with saying “I am a citizen of the world,” and the idea that we should take a cosmopolitan view of our common humanity is a compelling one. Not everyone agrees, however; in the words of former British Prime Minister Theresa May, “If you are a citizen of the world, you are a citizen of nowhere.” On the other side of the political spectrum, groups who shar... (@seanmcarroll, 99 minutes)
2020-Feb-10podcast imageEp. 235: Judith Butler's "Gender Trouble" (Part Two)
More Gender Trouble (1990) with Jennifer Hansen. We get into the metaphysics of substance (is gender an attribute that a person has, or is there a better way to describe the situation?), performatives, Beauvoir vs. Irigaray on femininity, and the available mechanisms for changing gender norms. Start with Part One or get the full, ad-free Citizen Edition now so that you don't have to wait for Part ... (@PartiallyExLife, 69 minutes)
2020-Feb-10podcast imageMartin Heidegger, Being And Time - The Question Of The Meaning Of Being - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century philosopher, Martin Heidegger, and focuses on the introduction to his early work, Being and Time. Here we examine what Heidegger means by the "question of the meaning of being" To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/ReasonIO - or at ... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Feb-10podcast image3/2/2020: Philip Goff on Panpsychism and Free Will
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2020-Feb-10podcast imageTravis Dumsday, "Dispositionalism and the Metaphysics of Science" (Cambridge UP, 2019)
Dispositionalism is the view that there are irreducible causal powers in nature that explain why objects behave as they do. To say salt is soluble in water, for example, is to say that salt has the disposition to dissolve in water, and this disposition is understood as a real causal power of salt. In Dispositionalism and the Metaphysics of Science (Cambridge University Press, 2019), Travis Dumsday... (@NewBooksPhil, 66 minutes)
2020-Feb-09podcast imageSTM Podcast #39: Martha Lawton - The Emotional Side of Money
On episode 39, we welcome financial advisor Martha Lawton to discuss the emotional side of our financial choices, the link between mental health and our finances, whether sheer free-will suffices for self-discipline, and the importance of empathizing with our circumstances to foster financial maturity. Squanderlust is the podcast about the emotional side of money, why our actions aren’t always as ... (@seize_podcast, 56 minutes)
2020-Feb-09podcast imageIn praise of mortality
Ever since we humans became conscious of the fact that we’re all going to die, we’ve dreamed of immortality. Life is good, so wouldn't eternal life be even better? Today's guest offers a robust critique of the ideal of immortality - and one that takes a fascinating turn to politics. (@DavidPZone1, 35 minutes)
2020-Feb-09podcast imageEpisode 74, ‘Football’ with Stephen Mumford (Part I - The Philosophy Behind the Game)
Football is the most popular sport on the planet. This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone who’s experienced the excitement of matchday. It’s hard to remain indifferent when thousands of tightly packed fans, each patriotically sporting the colours of their team, sing, cheer and heckle in unison. The thrill of a crunching challenge, a derby victory, or a last-minute winner will undoubtedly elici... (@ThePanpsycast, 65 minutes)
2020-Feb-09podcast imageHoP 342 - Denis Robichaud on Plato in the Renaissance
An interview with Denis Robichaud on how, and why, Plato was read in the Italian Renaissance. (@HistPhilosophy, 30 minutes)
2020-Feb-09podcast image439: A World Without Work
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/world-witho... Work: a lot lot of people do it, and a lot of people don’t seem to like it very much. But as computers and artificial intelligence get increasingly sophisticated, more and more of our workers will lose their jobs to technology. Should we view this inevitability with hope or with despair? Without the order and purpose that meaningful work pro... (@philtalkradio, 10 minutes)
2020-Feb-08podcast imageTHE DISSENTER: 2 YEARS + I NEED YOUR SUPPORT
Just this past Sunday, was the 2-year anniversary of the show. I would love to keep doing it for another 2 years, but to be honest, I am broke.  In order to sustain the channel, I need your help. For these past two years, I have brought on the show some of the top academics/scholars in a diversity of fields, like Psychology, Anthropology, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, Philosophy, and e... (@TheDissenterYT, 15 minutes)
2020-Feb-07podcast image#292 Mattia Riccardi: Nietzsche's Psychology And Epistemology
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2020-Feb-07podcast imageAnselm of Canterbury, Proslogion - Seeing And Not Seeing God - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the medieval Christian thinker, monk, and bishop, Anselm of Canterbury's work, the Proslogion, and focuses on the his discussion in chapter 14 of how the human being is able to see and also not to see God. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/Reaso... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Feb-06podcast imageEV - 128 Substantial Selves with Donnchadh O'Conaill
My guest is Donnchadh O'Conaill, a post-doc researcher at the University of Frizbourg. We discuss a new project he's working on called "The Subject of Experience: The significance of its Metaphysical Nature in the Philosophy of Mind". We discuss how the project aims to give an account of the self as a substance, which means this episode joins our controversial views library alongside logical posit... (@ETVPod, 74 minutes)
2020-Feb-06podcast image#291 Nicholas Stang: The Metaphysics, Epistemology, And Ethics of Kant
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2020-Feb-06podcast imageAnselm of Canterbury, Proslogion - Divine Mercy and Justice - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the medieval Christian thinker, monk, and bishop, Anselm of Canterbury's work, the Proslogion, and focuses on the discussion of the seeming paradox between divine mercy and divine justice in chapter 9-11. How is it that God can be merciful, and forgive those who would be justly punished, without thereby violating justice itself? To support my ongoing work, go to my Pa... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Feb-06podcast image68- Earp on the Ethics of Love Drugs
In this episode I talk (again) to Brian Earp. Brian is Associate Director of the Yale-Hastings Program in Ethics and Health Policy at Yale University and The Hastings Center, and a Research Fellow in the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford. Brian has diverse research interests in ethics, psychology, and the philosophy of science. His research has been covered in Nature, ... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Feb-06podcast imageInnerverse | Panpsychism, Materialism, Idealism, and Intelligence in Nature
I join Chance Garton from the Innerverse podcast (check it out!). In this host-to-host discussion, we look at the flaws in the materialist worldview and consider a variety of alternative cosmologies. We also consider the epistemology or moral lessons available to us by looking at intelligence in nature, the power of the individual, the ideas of thinkers like J. Krishnamurti, and more. Check out ... (@philosophyguy2, 83 minutes)
2020-Feb-05podcast imageTribal Truths and New Wisdom | Paul Mason, Hilary Lawson, Ella McPherson
From populist demagogues to liberal elites, Fox News to the BBC, the warring tribes of our troubled world agree on few ideals and still fewer facts. Yet they all share the belief that they are right. Are we all suffering from the illusion that we can uncover the truth? Should we embrace a world of competing facts while still seeking a progressive and stable society? Or do we need new grand na... (@IAI_TV, 39 minutes)
2020-Feb-05podcast imagePretty Much Pop #30: Why Every Film Will Win the Oscar! (A Debate)
The 2020 Academy Awards are imminent (or maybe past, if you're hearing this later; it's fine!). Mark, Erica, and Brian, each argue in favor of three of the best picture nominees: that it should win, or maybe just will win. What is it to be an Oscar winner as opposed to the type of film that people actually like? For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreon.com/... (@PartiallyExLife, 53 minutes)
2020-Feb-05podcast imageChristian List on Free Will
What is free will? Do we have it? These are difficult questions. Neuroscience seems to point in the direction of determinism. But Christian List suggests that there might still be room for genuine free will. (@philosophybites, 24 minutes)
2020-Feb-05podcast imageEp. 76 Nietzsche Part 1
This week we drop the N bomb! That’s right, a philosopher so hip and down with the kids that Danny and Mike feel ill equipped to take him on unaided. Yes, this week calls for skill, daring, panache and certain “she’ll be right” to bring it off. In the face of wicked fascist sisters, well dressed and cold free women and the death of your deity of choice we felt we had no choice but to call in Dr Ne... (@PhilosophyWtf, 24 minutes)
2020-Feb-05podcast image0G90: Mandalorian and Masks
::Totally out of place spur clinking noise:: Well, pardner, looks like it's just you and me. We can't both walk away from this cliche off and I've got a whole bag full of triple crosses so I can go all day. Wait...sorry, what was I saying? I got JJ Abrams brain for a second there. Here, let me just get back to something that makes any sense. We're discussing the Mandalorian and the philosophical a... (@0gPhilosophy, 43 minutes)
2020-Feb-05podcast imageIn the aftermath of the Iowa caucus …
Every four years, a disproportionate amount of attention is focused on the unlikely midwestern state of Iowa. In a very real way, the Iowa caucuses encapsulate the profound political and ethical challenges that confront the Democratic Party in its bid to defeat Donald Trump in November — challenges that continue to bedevil democratic politics in other countries: How to mobilise voters around a com... (@RadioNational, 50 minutes)
2020-Feb-04podcast imageLeslie Vosshall on Designer Mosquitoes and Dude Walls
Events take an interesting turn after the neurogeneticist Leslie Vosshall speaks with host Steven Strogatz about ways to make mosquitoes less deadly and the obstacles facing educational inclusiveness. (@stevenstrogatz, 58 minutes)
2020-Feb-04podcast imagePeace
Louise Arimatsu/ Robin Dunford/ Rachel Julian/ Michael Neu Listen here or on YouTube Peace is highly valued, but how is it achieved? Why are some periods in world history relatively peaceful compared... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Feb-04podcast imageAnselm of Canterbury, Proslogion - Divine Omnipotence and What God Can't Do - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the medieval Christian thinker, monk, and bishop, Anselm of Canterbury's work, the Proslogion, and focuses on the puzzle of how God can be omnipotent if there are things God is not able to do. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/ReasonIO - or at B... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Feb-04podcast imageOut of the Vat #5 – Heather Widdows
Heather Widdows is John Ferguson Professor of Global Ethics and Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor Research at the University of Birmingham. In this episode we talk to Heather about beauty, choice, and... Philosophers’ work and philosophers’ lives, both inside and outside of philosophy. Brought to you by the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, the Centre for Philosophy of Natural a... (@LSEPhilosophy, 17 minutes)
2020-Feb-04podcast image013 – Beauty Part 1 with Sabine Hossenfelder
Phwoar, that equation, huh? Look at the numbers on that! No scientist has ever said this, hopefully, so why are there so-called 'beautiful' theories? Elena and Ian peruse this polynomial pageant, joined by theoretical physicist Sabine Hossenfelder, author of 'Lost In Math' and science blog Backreaction. If you liked this episode, subscribing/following means you'll get the next one automatically. W... (@wondercupboard, 52 minutes)
2020-Feb-04podcast imagePsychedelics | Self-Development, Mental Health, Government Overlords and Morality
Discussing our society's contradictory narratives and blind faith in institutions. Le'ts examine psychedelics, self-improvement, mental illness, government, the pharmaceutical industry and morality. Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links... (@philosophyguy2, 24 minutes)
2020-Feb-03podcast imageAnselm of Canterbury, Proslogion - The Ontological Argument - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the medieval Christian thinker, monk, and bishop, Anselm of Canterbury's work, the Proslogion, and focuses on the so-called "ontological argument" as found in chapter 2 (and also chapters 3 and 4) of the work. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/R... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Feb-03podcast image#290 Colin Camerer: The Economics And Neuroscience Of Decision-Making
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2020-Feb-03podcast image82 | Robin Carhart-Harris on Psychedelics and the Brain
The Convention on Psychotropic Substances was a 1971 United Nations treaty that placed strong restrictions on the use of psychedelic drugs — not only on personal use, but medical and scientific research as well. Along with restrictions placed by individual nations, it has been very difficult for scientists to study the effects of psychedelics on the brain, despite indications that they m... (@seanmcarroll, 78 minutes)
2020-Feb-03podcast imageEpisode 7: Clare Moriarty – Berkeley, Mathematics, Trolling and Tarwater
Here are some links to find out even more: Our guest for this episode: Dr Clare Moriarty! * her personal webpage at KCL is here (https://www.kcl.ac.uk/people/dr-clare-m... and you can find her on twitter @quiteclare (https://twitter.com/quiteclare). * Here's Clare's excellent piece for History Ireland which discusses A Masterclass in Trolling from an 18th Century Bishop: 'Berkeley vs. Walton... (@DrJoeMorrison, 52 minutes)
2020-Feb-03podcast imageEp. 235: Judith Butler's "Gender Trouble" (Part One)
On Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity (1990). Is gender socially constructed, and if so, how? Butler describes gender not as an essential quality of a person, but as "performed," as habits of acting in certain ways in accordance with customs. Her idea of social construction is so totalizing that even biological sex itself is constructed. With guest Jennifer Hansen. This is par... (@PartiallyExLife, 52 minutes)
2020-Feb-02podcast imageSTM Podcast #38: Gordon Marino - The Art of Listening: Improving Relationships Through Dialogue
On episode 38, Gordon Marino returns to teach us about the importance of being a good listener, the connection between being heard and self-esteem, how to increase empathy, and why success can’t make us happy. Gordon Marino is a professor of philosophy and director of the Hong Kierkegaard Library at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. A recipient of the Richard J. He is the author of the bo... (@seize_podcast, 68 minutes)
2020-Feb-02podcast imageRemembering Roger Scruton
An avowed conservative of a kind mistrusted by both modern-day left and right, Scruton remained steadfast in his first principles. He pitted his intellect against what he saw as the encroachments of modernity on human life, including the overreach of science and technology. Wishful thinker, or beacon in a sea of error? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Feb-02podcast imageHAP 45 - Unnatural Causes - Hosea Easton’s Treatise
Hosea Easton’s Treatise provides an overlooked but fascinating theory of race and racism. (@HistPhilosophy, 32 minutes)
2020-Feb-02podcast imageEpisode 73, Plato’s Phaedo: The Death of Socrates (Part IV - The Death of Socrates, Further Analysis and Discussion)
Let me tell you about the day Socrates drank the poison. You must be aware of his trial and apology? The Athenians have not stopped talking about it since Meletus and the others condemned him. Do not worry, he did not die in fear and nor is he truly gone. He argued his case much like he always had. He died the philosopher’s death, having practiced for it his entire life. What does this mean? Socra... (@ThePanpsycast, 50 minutes)
2020-Feb-02podcast image441: Race Matters
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/race-matter... Started in the wake of George Zimmerman's 2013 acquittal in the death of Trayvon Martin, the #BlackLivesMatter movement has become a powerful campaign demanding redress for the mistreatment of African-Americans by law enforcement in the United States. But it has also inspired deep antipathy from those who claim it overemphasizes racial issue... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2020-Feb-01podcast imageAnselm of Canterbury, Proslogion - The "Single Argument" - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the medieval Christian thinker, monk, and bishop, Anselm of Canterbury's work, the Proslogion, and focuses on the scope and meaning of the "unum argumentum" (single argument) running through the work. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/ReasonIO -... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Feb-01podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Freedom & Power Of The Will - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his fourth meditation. This episode discusses the range, freedom, and power of the faculty of the will To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/Reason... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Jan-31podcast imageTHOMAS HOBBES With Arash Abizadeh
THOMAS HOBBES With Arash Abizadeh by Toby Buckle (@PolPhilPod, 73 minutes)
2020-Jan-31podcast imageNEM#114: Michaela Anne's Hyper-Reflective Country
Michaela has released four albums of carefully styled, lyrically rich country since 2011. From her latest, Desert Dove (2019), we discuss the title track, plus you'll hear "By Our Design" as the intro and "Somebody New" as the closer. We also discuss "Worrying Mind" from Bright Lights and the Fame (2016) and "Is This What Mama Meant" from Ease My Mind (2014). For more, see michaelaanne.com. Hear ... (@PartiallyExLife, 67 minutes)
2020-Jan-31podcast image#289 Colin DeYoung: The Big Five And The Ten Aspects; Politics, Gender, And Psychopathology
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2020-Jan-31podcast imageParmenides, Fragments - Being And Non-Being - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the pre-Socratic Greek philosopher, Parmenides, looking at the fragments of his work that we posses. This episode discusses the status of being and non-being in Parmenides' poem To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/ReasonIO - or at BuyMeACoffee - h... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Jan-31podcast imagePodcast episode 2: Comparative-historical linguistics – Bopp and Grimm
In this episode, we look at the emergence of comparative-historical grammar, focusing on the work of Franz Bopp and Jacob Grimm. Download | Spotify | Apple Podcasts References for Episode 2 Primary Sources Bopp, Franz (1816), Über das Conjugationssystem der…Read more › (@hiphilangsci)
2020-Jan-31podcast imageKatherine Hawley, "How to Be Trustworthy" (Oxford UP, 2019)
It is obvious that in our day-to-day lives, a lot hangs on trust, and thus on whether those around us are trustworthy. Yet there are several philosophical issues surrounding trust and trustworthiness. For example, is trusting someone different from relying on them? Correspondingly, is being trustworthy different from being reliable? Assuming that there is a difference, in what does the difference ... (@NewBooksPhil, 69 minutes)
2020-Jan-30podcast imageEdward Bullmore on the ‘inflamed mind’ theory of depression
Could depression be caused by inflammation? Cambridge psychiatrist Ed Bullmore makes the case for his radical new theory, from his bestselling book The Inflamed Mind. Here's the breakdown... 6:12 There’s a Cartesian divide in the way we practice medicine. Professor Bullmore argues that we need to find more integrated ways of treating body and mind. 8:52 The case of Mrs P who was suffering from a... (@NSthepodcast, 57 minutes)
2020-Jan-30podcast image#288 Joanna Schug: Emotional Expressions, And Relational Mobility
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2020-Jan-30podcast imageParmenides, Fragments - Thought, Being, And Monism - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the pre-Socratic Greek philosopher, Parmenides, looking at the fragments of his work that we posses. This episode discusses the identity or sameness of Thought and Being in Parmenides' poem To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/ReasonIO - or at BuyM... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Jan-30podcast imageSasha Newton (UC Riverside & Leipzig): “On the Subjectivity of Judgments of Beauty”
Sasha Newton (UC Riverside & Leipzig) presents “On the Subjectivity of Judgments of Beauty” at Senate House in London (29/01/2020, 16-18:00) for the London Aesthetics Forum. Please do not cite or reproduce without permission. (@aestheticsforum)
2020-Jan-30podcast imageK. Linder et al., "Going Alt-Ac: A Guide to Alternative Academic Careers" (Stylus Publishing, 2020)
If you’re a grad student facing the ugly reality of finding a tenure-track job, you could easily be forgiven for thinking about a career change. However, if you’ve spent the last several years working on a PhD, or if you’re a faculty member whose career has basically consisted of higher ed, switching isn’t so easy. PhD holders are mostly trained to work as professors, and making easy connections t... (@NewBooksPhil, 40 minutes)
2020-Jan-30podcast imageEV - 127 Black Metal Environmentalism with Jesse McWilliams
My guest this week is Jesse McWilliams, who reached out to discuss his work on Black Metal philosophy and environmental harm assessment. We look at the day to day work of environmental preservation and why Scandanavians love Black Metal so much.Jesse's Black Metal work:http://amoeba.blue/research/voyd_mm... Environmental work: http://amoeba.blue/research/ascfk_wrstsd... http://amoeba.blue/research... (@ETVPod, 62 minutes)
2020-Jan-29podcast imagePretty Much Pop #29: Martin Scorsese the Auteur w/ Colin Marshall
We consider The Irishman in the context of Scorsese's body of work and the styles and themes that his films tend to exhibit. Writer/podcaster Colin Marshall joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to talk about connecting with Scorsese's sensibility and their status as "art films." Plus S's use of music, comments on Marvel, CGI age alternation, and more. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content ... (@PartiallyExLife, 56 minutes)
2020-Jan-29podcast image42: Is It Possible to Be Too Good?
Is it possible to be too good? Is it possible that thinking about morality could cause clinical levels of emotional and mental distress? On today’s show (hi, it’s been a while!), Christiane talks to two... The post 42: Is It Possible to Be Too Good? appeared first on Examining Ethics. (@DePauwPrindle, 36 minutes)
2020-Jan-29podcast imageIntroducing WeCrashed
The Rise and Fall of WeWork is a stunning story of hope and hubris. WeWork was the poster child for a new economy. Its founders wanted to revolutionize everything about the way people lived their lives. Its charismatic founder Adam Neumann had an intoxicating vision for the company — but did it ever match the reality?Subscribe today: wondery.fm/wecrashedmindscape (@seanmcarroll, 6 minutes)
2020-Jan-29podcast imageAdrian Johnston, "A New German Idealism: Hegel, Žižek and Dialectical Materialism" (Columbia UP, 2018)
In 2012, the world-renowned philosopher, psychoanalyst and cultural critic Slavoj Žižek released his 1000-page tome ​Less Than Nothing​, following it up afterwards with its shorter reformulation ​Absolute Recoil​ in 2014. The works contained his usual use of movie-references, historical and political events and jokes to engage in some substantial philosophical formulations, particularly in dialogu... (@NewBooksPhil, 119 minutes)
2020-Jan-29podcast imageEp. 75 And Once More...
Get ready for the philosophical conflicts of the day by cramming a years worth of intellectual activity into our handy 20min TRAINING MONTAGE! (Cue the Rocky music). Yes, why put in serious effort when with the Wtf? Plan you can achieve cognitive muscle tone in minutes! Scientifically proven by TOP MEN and endorsed by men and women who have no time for expertise or fancy words. As Danny himself in... (@PhilosophyWtf, 21 minutes)
2020-Jan-29podcast image0G89: Empire Strikes Back and Taoism
Young podawan, your training is incomplete! You must go back, to the natural state of episode one of the show and then listen back through, all while trying to retain the mind of a child. Definitely the only way to get trained, and also a great way to celebrate the new year! We're talking Empire Strikes back and how it's a great way to indoctrinate small children into Taoism. Taoism: https://en.w... (@0gPhilosophy, 40 minutes)
2020-Jan-29podcast imageAfter the fires, are we invited to moral community with trees?
Over the summer months, Australia has witnessed the devastation of forests and the immolation of wildlife on an unimaginable scale. The emotional or even the tragic content of the bushfires has been — understandably — reserved for the loss of human life and home and livelihood, and for the loss of some non-human animals. But why do we grieve fauna and not flora? What if these fires present to us a... (@RadioNational, 44 minutes)
2020-Jan-28podcast imageEpisode 181: The Fraudulence Paradox (David Foster Wallace's "Good Old Neon")
Our whole lives we’ve been frauds. We’re not exaggerating. Pretty much all we’ve ever done is try to create a certain impression of us in other people. Mostly to be liked or admired. This episode is a perfect example, Tamler pretending to be a cinephile (check out his four favorite pieces of 2019 “pop culture” in the first segment), David trying to connect with the people (Baby Yoda, Keanu Reeves ... (@verybadwizards, 129 minutes)
2020-Jan-28podcast imageAlex Kontorovich on the Absolute Truth of Pure Math
The mathematician Alex Kontorovich speaks with host Steven Strogatz about regaining his creative freedom in an intimidating collaboration and about the pleasures of spherical geometry. (@stevenstrogatz, 58 minutes)
2020-Jan-28podcast imageWhat’s the Point of Critique?
Frida Beckman / Tom Boland Listen here or on YouTube Since Kant, scholars have tended to assume that the critical method is a fundamental part of doing philosophy. But can it help us address the... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Jan-28podcast imageHow Maths Changed Philosophy | Silvia Jonas
What does mathematics have to do with the nature of human thought? How does it change how philosophers think of reality? Philosopher and author of 'Ineffability and its Metaphysics', Silvia Jonas explains how mathematics has come to shape our politics, ethics and our very idea of what the world is. (@IAI_TV, 27 minutes)
2020-Jan-28podcast imageParmenides, Fragments - The Two Routes - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the pre-Socratic Greek philosopher, Parmenides, looking at the fragments of his work that we posses. This episode discusses the two paths that the goddess sets out before Parmenides, requiring him to think and decide which to take To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so h... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Jan-27podcast image495: Death of the Sentence
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/death-sente... A child’s first sentence is a pivotal moment in her development when she is recognized as now capable of communicating complete thoughts. But in the twenty-first century, thoughts have become increasingly mediated by technology, and language more careless and informal as a result. Are texts, emails, tweets, and emojis responsible for the dec... (@philtalkradio, 9 minutes)
2020-Jan-27podcast image#287 John Danaher: Automation and Utopia; The End of Work, Cyborgs, And Virtual Worlds
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2020-Jan-27podcast imageKevin Vallier | Polarization, Social Trust, Bias, and Politics
Kevin Vallier is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Bowling Green State University. He is the author of Liberal Politics and Public Faith: Beyond Separation and Must Politics Be War?: Restoring Our Trust in the Open Society. Kevin discusses the key problem for political theory in our current situation—that Americans today are far less likely to trust their institutions, and each other, than i... (@philosophyguy2, 76 minutes)
2020-Jan-27podcast imageEp. 234: Beauvoir on Romance in "The Second Sex" (Part Two)
Concluding Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex (1949): "The Woman in Love" and "Myths" with guest Jennifer Hansen. We continue on the ailments of women under patriarchy as well as the existential problems that we're all subject to. Are we doomed to isolation, or does existentialism allow for intimacy? Is marriage in "bad faith"? We also talk narcissism, abjection, and the film Marriage Story. Star... (@PartiallyExLife, 59 minutes)
2020-Jan-27podcast image81 | Ezra Klein on Politics, Polarization, and Identity
People have always disagreed about politics, passionately and sometimes even violently. But in certain historical moments these disagreements were distributed without strong correlations, so that any one political party would contain a variety of views. In a representative democracy, that kind of distribution makes it easier to accomplish things. In contrast, today we see strong political polariza... (@seanmcarroll, 82 minutes)
2020-Jan-26podcast imageSTM Podcast #37: The Importance of Being Open About Your Mental Health - Yolanda Danae’
On episode 37, we welcome Yolanda Danae’ of The Sassy Rant blog to discuss mental health in the black community, the necessity of reconceptualizing the idea of masculinity, how writing helped her become more vulnerable and self-possessed, and the influence that Tupac Shakur had on her ways of seeing and dealing with the world. Yolanda Danae’ is the Creator of The Sassy Rant, a brand and blog that ... (@seize_podcast, 70 minutes)
2020-Jan-26podcast image20/1/2020: Emily Thomas on Time and Subtle Pictures in the History of Philosophy
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2020-Jan-26podcast imageUluru and the heart of the liberal state
The fundamental challenges for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia are systemic, they run much deeper than any single issue – education, health, rates of incarceration – can capture. But the Uluru Statement from the Heart calls for a series of reforms that could address the key issue for all Indigenous Australians. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Jan-26podcast imageHoP 341 - True Romance - Theories of Love
Ficino describes a “Platonic” love purified of sexuality, prompting a debate carried on by Pico della Mirandola, Pietro Bembo, and Tullia d’Aragona. (@HistPhilosophy, 32 minutes)
2020-Jan-26podcast imageRIGHTS & NEO - LIBERALISM With Samuel Moyn
RIGHTS & NEO - LIBERALISM With Samuel Moyn by Toby Buckle (@PolPhilPod, 76 minutes)
2020-Jan-26podcast imageEpisode 73, Plato’s Phaedo: The Death of Socrates (Part III - In Defence of Immortality)
Let me tell you about the day Socrates drank the poison. You must be aware of his trial and apology? The Athenians have not stopped talking about it since Meletus and the others condemned him. Do not worry, he did not die in fear and nor is he truly gone. He argued his case much like he always had. He died the philosopher’s death, having practiced for it his entire life. What does this mean? Socra... (@ThePanpsycast, 49 minutes)
2020-Jan-24podcast image#286 Andrew Piper: Data Science, Reading, And Literary Criticism
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2020-Jan-24podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - What Nature Teaches Us - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his sixth meditation. This episode discusses what Descartes takes "nature" to mean, what truths he thinks nature teaches us, and how nature does so. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribut... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Jan-23podcast image#285 Nicholas Christakis: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society
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2020-Jan-23podcast imageMetaphysics | Mystery, Knowledge, Reality, and Why Am I Here?
Mystery, Knowledge, Reality, and Why Am I Here? Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Twitter: https://twitter.com/brendenweber_ Email List: https://bit.ly/2rKz8Zn Facebook: https://ww... (@philosophyguy2, 18 minutes)
2020-Jan-23podcast imageEV - 126 McMindfulness with Ron Purser
My guest this week is Ron Purser (@ronpurser), author of McMindfulness: How Mindfulness Became the New Capitalist Spirituality. We discuss the commodifying of mindfulness and theInvocation: A life in Vain by Ono no komachi (translation by Peter MacMillon) http://www.thehypertexts.com/Ono%20no%20... by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsyn.com/s02e02-rex-... by GW Rodriguez... (@ETVPod, 64 minutes)
2020-Jan-23podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Sense - Perception And External Things - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his sixth meditation. This episode examines his discussion of the sense-faculties and the reasons he gives for thinking that there are external objects and a world that we perceive via the senses To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadle... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Jan-22podcast imagePretty Much Pop #28: The Alpha Female Trope w/ Margaret Colin
What's the deal with images of powerful women in media? The trope of the tough-as-nails boss-lady who may or may not have a heart of gold has evolved a lot over the years, but it's difficult to portray such a character unobjectionably. Margaret was a lead in Independence Day and The Devil's Own, is a mainstay on Broadway, and has appeared on TV roles like the mother of the Gossip Girl and as an un... (@PartiallyExLife, 42 minutes)
2020-Jan-22podcast imagePriya Natarajan on Black Holes and Mapping the Universe
In this episode, Priya Natarajan, professor of astronomy and physics at Yale University, speaks with Steven Strogatz about her lifelong fascinations, including black holes, mapping the universe and early personal computers. (@stevenstrogatz, 66 minutes)
2020-Jan-22podcast imageEp.74 One more time...
This week Danny and Mike invite you to reinterpret your understanding of the cosmos by way of radical paradigm transformation. Join us in the new world order where up is down, black is white and right and wrong are entirely negotiable. Who is this common man who will lead us into a brave new world free from complexity and confusion? Would a common woman do just as well or would this require yet an... (@PhilosophyWtf, 32 minutes)
2020-Jan-22podcast image0G88: Star Wars A New Hope and Just War Theory
And so it was that a young man was born in the desert and grew up to liberate his people from an oppressive empire and absolve them of their past sins. No, not JC, or Paul Muad'dib, this time his name is Luke Foreshadowing (imagine if Jesus's last name was Crosswalker). Yes, we're celebrating the end of Star Wars by going back to the beginning. We're covering A New Hope and using its heavy handed ... (@0gPhilosophy, 48 minutes)
2020-Jan-22podcast image2020 — why does the future look so much like the past?
Back in 2008, newly elected prime minister Kevin Rudd convened a summit of Australia’s "best and brightest" to discuss what kind of nation they wanted Australia to be in 2020. Now that we’re here, 2020 doesn’t look very much like the future at all. What happened? Is there a lesson here about the importance of adopting a sceptical posture, a profound reticence to claim to know, much less predict, o... (@RadioNational, 48 minutes)
2020-Jan-21podcast imageJordan Bates | Consciousness, Psychedelics, and the Importance of Finding Your Path
Jordan Bates is a co-owner of the very successful website, High Existence. I recommend you check it out. He’s also the creator of Escaping the Rat Race, which is a toolkit on escaping the 9 to 5, following your bliss, and living free. He also runs the popular newsletter at Refine the Mind. Refine the Mind: https://www.refinethemind.com/ High Existence: https://highexistence.com/ Bonus Feed (... (@philosophyguy2, 53 minutes)
2020-Jan-21podcast imagePhilosophers vs Post-Truth | Homi Bhabha, Rebecca Goldstein, Hilary Lawson
In a post-truth world, tribal agreement seems to have replaced reason and evidence. But is a world where our truths are tribal sustainable? Don't we need a shared framework of thought to prevent fragmentation and confrontation? Can we rely on evidence and reason whilst abandoning absolute truth, or do we need reality after all? Philosopher and novelist Rebecca Goldstein, post-colonial theoris... (@IAI_TV, 48 minutes)
2020-Jan-21podcast imageEpisode #138 ... Robert Nozick - The Minimal State
Today we begin our discussion of the work of Robert Nozick. (@iamstephenwest, 23 minutes)
2020-Jan-20podcast image#284 Abraham Tesser: The Self-evaluation Maintenance Model
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2020-Jan-20podcast imageEp. 234: Beauvoir on Romance in "The Second Sex" (Part One)
On Simone De Beauvoir’s The Second Sex (1949): "The Woman in Love" and "Myths" with guest Jennifer Hansen. What is love under patriarchy? We all want to achieve solidity in another's eyes, but the Othered woman wants to live through the man, and the man sees the woman as his rejected corporeal character. Party time! Don't wait for part two; get the full, ad-free, unbroken Citizen Edition now! Plea... (@PartiallyExLife, 53 minutes)
2020-Jan-20podcast imageMaria Dimova-Cookson, "Rethinking Positive and Negative Liberty" (Routledge, 2019)
Maria Dimova-Cookson's new book Rethinking Positive and Negative Liberty (Routledge, 2019) offers an analysis of the distinction between positive and negative freedom building on the work of Constant, Green and Berlin. The author proposes a new reading of this distinction for the twenty-first century. The author defends the idea that freedom is a dynamic interaction between two inseparable, yet so... (@NewBooksPhil, 41 minutes)
2020-Jan-20podcast image80 | Jenann Ismael on Connecting Physics to the World of Experience
Physics is simple; people are complicated. But even people are ultimately physical systems, made of particles and forces that follow the rules of the Core Theory. How do we bridge the gap from one kind of description to another, explaining how someone we know and care about can also be “just” a set of quantum fields obeying impersonal laws? This is a hard question that comes up in a vari... (@seanmcarroll, 87 minutes)
2020-Jan-20podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Faculties Of The Human Mind And Body - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his sixth meditation. This episode discusses the various faculties or powers of the human mind and body and how they differ from each other To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you ... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Jan-20podcast imageA world without work
How we will find meaning when machines take our jobs. (@DavidEdmonds100)
2020-Jan-19podcast imageDisability and dignity
Philosophers have been slow to address disability - which is odd, because disability raises a host of fascinating and challenging issues around justice, rights and fairness. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Jan-19podcast imageEpisode 73, Plato’s Phaedo: The Death of Socrates (Part II - Arguments for the Soul’s Immortality)
Let me tell you about the day Socrates drank the poison. You must be aware of his trial and apology? The Athenians have not stopped talking about it since Meletus and the others condemned him. Do not worry, he did not die in fear and nor is he truly gone. He argued his case much like he always had. He died the philosopher’s death, having practiced for it his entire life. What does this mean? Socra... (@ThePanpsycast, 41 minutes)
2020-Jan-19podcast imageHAP 44 - Religion and Pure Principles - Maria W. Stewart
Maria W. Stewart’s public addresses bring the concerns of African American women into the struggle against racial prejudice. (@HistPhilosophy, 23 minutes)
2020-Jan-18podcast image438: Post-Truth Politics
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/post-truth-... You've probably heard about the dangerous effects of fake news, and the spread of sensational and targeted falsities. But what about "legitimate" news, one might still ask? Well, do you want the "liberal truth" or the "conservative truth"? Just stick to the facts? What if my "facts" differ from yours? Listen to science? Those scientists are ... (@philtalkradio, 12 minutes)
2020-Jan-17podcast imageFEMINISM, ART, & RAPE with Nancy Princenthal
How did issues of rape and sexual violence emerge as central concerns for second-wave feminists? I discuss the intellectual history fo feminism, the role of art in that history, & its legacy today, with PEN award-winning author Nancy Princenthal. (@PolPhilPod, 77 minutes)
2020-Jan-17podcast image#283 Max Krasnow: The Evolution of Cooperation, Punishment, Honesty, and Deterrence
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2020-Jan-17podcast imageNEM#113: Bid (Monochrome Set): All-Permissive British New Wave Forever!
The Monochrome Set has under the leadership of Bid released 15 albums of eccentric British pop since 1980, and he's had another nine as Scartlet's Well. His songs often employ a '60s dance vibe, literary lyrics, and a try-anything approach to arrangements. We discuss "Eux Tous" from Fabula Mendax (2019), "Walking with the Beast" from Dante's Casino (1990), "Adeste Fidelis" from Love Zombies (1980)... (@PartiallyExLife, 67 minutes)
2020-Jan-17podcast imageEpisode 122: Frithjof Bergmann and David Helmbold discuss new work, new culture
In this episode, Frithjof Bergmann and David Helmbold make the case for a different approach to working in the modern world. A lot of us experience our day to day work as a 'mild disease'--not terrible, not excruciating, but also not our #1 choice about how to spend weekdays. Instead, they argue, a person's work should be the best part of their life. But making that a possibility for everyone requ... (@ElucidationsPod, 40 minutes)
2020-Jan-16podcast imageAdriana Clavel-Vázquez (Oxford): “The Role of Imagination in the Aesthetic Appreciation of Racialized Bodies”
Adriana Clavel-Vázquez (Oxford) presents “The Role of Imagination in the Aesthetic Appreciation of Racialized Bodies” at Senate House in London (15/01/2020, 16-18:00) for the London Aesthetics Forum. Please do not cite or reproduce without permission. (@aestheticsforum)
2020-Jan-16podcast image#282 Menelaos Apostolou: The Evolution of Singlehood, Parental Mate Choice, and Sexual Orientation
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2020-Jan-16podcast imageThe Myth of Morality | Morality, God, Purpose, Meaning, and the Pursuit of Understanding it all
Morality exists. And it will continue to exists. That's the reality we face. Is it subjective? Is it objective? It doesn't matter, as the story of morality will continue to provide justification, purpose, meaning, insight, and a uniting force for groups of people to live by that's the point....maybe. Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosop... (@philosophyguy2, 29 minutes)
2020-Jan-16podcast imageEV - 125 Why Are We Yelling? with Buster Benson
My guest this week is Buster Benson (@buster), author of Why Are We Yelling?: The Art of Productive Disagreement. We discuss discussions and Buster's preferred methods for untangling confusions.Invocation: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CassandraE... by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsyn.com/s02e02-rex-... by GW RodriguezSibling Pod Philosophers in Space: https://0gphilo... (@ETVPod, 71 minutes)
2020-Jan-15podcast imagePretty Much Pop #27: For the Love of Star Wars
Mark, Erica, and Brian talk about the unique place these films have in the brains of people of a certain age, how we grappled with the prequels, and why we feel the need to fill in and argue about the details. We focus primarily on The Mandalorian and The Rise of Skywalker. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreon.com/prettymuchpop. This podcast is part of ... (@PartiallyExLife, 48 minutes)
2020-Jan-15podcast imageBen Burgis | Politics, Values, Human Nature, and Philosophy
Ben Burgis is a philosophy professor at Georgia State University Perimeter College and the author of 'Give Them An Argument: Logic for the Left.' He's a regular weekly contributor to Jacobin Magazine and he does a regular weekly segment on The Michael Brooks Show called 'The Debunk.' His book: https://www.amazon.com/Give-Them-Argumen... His Twitter: https://twitter.com/BenBurgis Bonus Feed (... (@philosophyguy2, 75 minutes)
2020-Jan-15podcast imageListener Qs 12
Hi all! Welcome to the 12th iteration of our Listener Thank You Q and As. Thank you all for supporting the show and if you like what you're hearing and have questions you want answered, you know what to do for next time. Support us at Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/0G Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/0gPhilosophy Join our Facebook discussion group (make sure to answer the questions to ... (@0gPhilosophy, 39 minutes)
2020-Jan-15podcast imageEp. 73 So, to recap...
This week Mike and Danny help you prepare for the beginning of year examination. What have you learned over the previous year? Have you diligently kept to your studies, done the background reading and completed all of your coursework or have you sat at the back with the naughty existentialist kids drawing rude pictures in your exercise books? However you have spent your time WTF? are here to help ... (@PhilosophyWtf, 31 minutes)
2020-Jan-15podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Imagination And Intellection Or Conception - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his sixth meditation. This episode discusses Descartes' distinction between two different faculties of the mind, and their associated ways of grasping things - the imagination, on the one hand, and the intellect or understanding. To support my ongoing work, go to my Pa... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Jan-15podcast imageCan we overcome terminal disagreement in our politics and morality?
If the recent glut of "democracy in crisis" books is anything to go by, there is a sense that something has gone wrong in our common life. Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has diagnosed the increasing 'tribalism' in and of our civic and political life particularly acutely, and he joins Waleed and Scott to discuss whether and how we might break free from its Manichean absolutism. (@RadioNational, 45 minutes)
2020-Jan-14podcast imageEpisode 180: Chekhov's Schrödinger's Dagger (Kurosawa's "Rashomon")
Eleventh Century Japan. A samurai and his wife are walking through the forest and come across a bandit. The bandit attacks the samurai and has sex with/rapes his wife. A woodcutter finds the samurai, stabbed to death. Who killed the samurai and with what? What role did his wife play in his death? Kurosawa gives us four perspectives, told in flashbacks within flashbacks. Who’s telling the truth? I... (@verybadwizards, 116 minutes)
2020-Jan-14podcast imageA Philosophy of Fashion | Shahidha Bari
We all get dressed. But how often do we pause to think about the place of clothes in our lives? Can a philosophy of living be wrapped up in a winter coat? Can we see a suit not just as an object, but as an idea? Philosopher, broadcaster, and author of 'Dressed: The Secret Life of Clothes', Shahidha Bari, unveils the hidden power of what we wear. (@IAI_TV, 29 minutes)
2020-Jan-14podcast imageThe Witcher | Philosophy of 'The White Wolf'
Discussing the philosophy and themes presented in the Netflix show, The Witcher. Focussing on Geralt of Rivia and his perspectives on life. Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Twitter: h... (@philosophyguy2, 13 minutes)
2020-Jan-13podcast image494: Comedy and the Culture Wars
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/comedy-and-... Comedy can often give offense, especially when it concerns such sensitive topics as race, gender, and sexuality. Should comedy like that be shunned, boycotted, even banned? Can it be enjoyed without danger? Or could it even, at its best, be the road to a better society? Could it somehow help us all to live together, and to come to terms with... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2020-Jan-13podcast image#281 Henry Greely: The Future of Human Reproduction
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2020-Jan-13podcast image79 | Sara Imari Walker on Information and the Origin of Life
We are all alive, but “life” is something we struggle to understand. How do we distinguish a “living organism” from an emergent dynamical system like a hurricane, or a resource-consuming chemical reaction like a forest fire, or an information-processing system like a laptop computer? There is probably no one crisp set of criteria that delineates life from non-life, but it’s worth the exercise to t... (@seanmcarroll, 83 minutes)
2020-Jan-13podcast imageEp. 233: Plato's "Protagoras" on Virtue (Part Two)
Continuing on the dialogue, where Socrates argues that Protagoras doesn't actually know what virtue is, because he thinks that the various virtues (especially courage) are distinct, a claim that Socrates refutes in several (logically suspect) ways. Start with part one, or get the full, ad-free Citizen Edition. Please support PEL! End song: "Make It Clear" by Feelies; hear Glenn Mercer on Nakedly E... (@PartiallyExLife, 60 minutes)
2020-Jan-13podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Previous Knowledge About Clear And Distinct Ideas Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his fifth meditation. This episode discusses Descartes' assertion that he can rely upon matters that - although he does not perceive or conceive of them clearly and distinctly at present - he did previously grasp clearly and distinctly. To support my ongoing work, go... (@philosopher70, 11 minutes)
2020-Jan-12podcast imageSTM Podcast #36: Creating Growth Through the Exploration of Your Unconscious Mind - Chris Heath, MD.
On episode 36, we welcome psychoanalyst and psychiatrist Chris Heath to discuss the benefits of psychotherapy; what the unconscious mind is and how it affects our perceptions, choices, and goals; and the meanings behind creativity. Chris Heath, MD is trained psychoanalyst, board certified psychiatrist, and physician who explores the inner workings of the human mind with insightful videos. His YouT... (@seize_podcast, 65 minutes)
2020-Jan-12podcast imageEp. 3 - Causal Network Accounts of Ill-being
In this podcast, I read my chapter, "Causal Network Accounts of Ill-being: Depression & Digital Well-being". The paper reviews how well-being and ill-being can be understood in terms of the causal networks studied by economists, neuroscientists, psychologists, and other scientists. (@byrd_nick, 40 minutes)
2020-Jan-12podcast imagePolitics and the sacred
According to Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben, modern secular politics is theological from the ground up – which may come as a nasty surprise to the many people who believe, often for very good reasons, that religion and politics should be kept as far from each other as possible. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Jan-12podcast imageEpisode 73, Plato’s Phaedo: The Death of Socrates (Part I - The Soul and Body)
Let me tell you about the day Socrates drank the poison. You must be aware of his trial and apology? The Athenians have not stopped talking about it since Meletus and the others condemned him. Do not worry, he did not die in fear and nor is he truly gone. He argued his case much like he always had. He died the philosopher’s death, having practiced for it his entire life. What does this mean? Socra... (@ThePanpsycast, 52 minutes)
2020-Jan-12podcast imageHoP 340 - Footnotes to Plato - Marsilio Ficino
Marsilio Ficino’s revival of Platonism, with a focus on his proofs for the soul’s immortality in his magnum opus, the Platonic Theology. (@HistPhilosophy, 24 minutes)
2020-Jan-10podcast imageCONSTITUTIONAL HARDBALL With David Faris
Should democrats be considering potentialy disruptive ideas like court packing, adding states, or abolishing the filibuster? Would doing so be justified, and can we win if we dont? (@PolPhilPod, 123 minutes)
2020-Jan-10podcast image#280 Manuel Vargas: Free Will, Moral Responsibility, And Social Justice
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2020-Jan-10podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Ontological Argument For God's Existence - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his fifth meditation. This episode discusses the version of the ontological argument for God's existence that Descartes provides in that meditation. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribut... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Jan-10podcast imageManuel Heras Escribano, "The Philosophy of Affordances" (Palgrave MacMillan, 2019)
Ecological psychology is one of a number of contemporary theories that explains the mind in terms of embodiment and environmental situatedness, rather than inner symbol manipulation by brains. J. J. Gibson, a founder ecological psychology, coined the term “affordance” to express a core concept of the view: as embodied, situated organisms we do not simply perceive objects, such as a chair or a tree... (@NewBooksPhil, 64 minutes)
2020-Jan-09podcast image#279 Daniel Lieberman: The Evolution of Bipedalism, and Modern Evolutionary Mismatch
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2020-Jan-09podcast imageEV - 124 Death Doulas with Brenda Goodman pt2
My guest this week is Brenda Goodman, a mediator with a Masters in Gerontology and a lifelong interest in aging and death. We work through some of the practical and personal questions Brenda would use in her services as a death doula.Invocation: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/4... Doula Resources:https://www.inelda.org/categor... by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.l... (@ETVPod, 52 minutes)
2020-Jan-08podcast imagePretty Much Pop #26: We Watch "Watchmen" w/ David Pizarro (Very Bad Wizards)
Covering Alan Moore's 1986 graphic novel, the new HBO series and the 2009 film. Mark, Erica, and Brian are joined by David, psych prof at Cornell and host of Very Bad Wizards. How does Moore's style translate to the screen? How well did the show handle politics? Should there be a second season? For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreon.com/prettymuchpop. Thi... (@PartiallyExLife, 56 minutes)
2020-Jan-08podcast imageListener Qs 11
Hi all! Welcome to the 11th iteration of our Listener Thank You Q and As. Thank you all for supporting the show and if you like what you're hearing and have questions you want answered, you know what to do for next time. Support us at Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/0G Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/0gPhilosophy Join our Facebook discussion group (make sure to answer the questions to ... (@0gPhilosophy, 46 minutes)
2020-Jan-08podcast imageWhat if the greatest threat to a free media was from within?
Our lives are saturated with 'news'; but far from creating informed citizens, this is producing forgetful, inattentive citizens. Megan Le Masurier joins us to discuss whether "slow journalism" could help us remember what matters. (@RadioNational, 43 minutes)
2020-Jan-07podcast imageHow to be a Stoic | Massimo Pigliucci
We all want to lead a good life. But that goal seems always elusive. What can we learn from the ancient Stoics? Hear philosopher of science and author of How to be a Stoic Massimo Pigliucci explain how the philosophy that inspired the great emperor Marcus Aurelius can help us focus on what really matters, and confront the challenges of modern life. (@IAI_TV, 42 minutes)
2020-Jan-07podcast imageSTM Podcast #35: 2020 New Years Resolutions, Risk Aversion, And Executing On Your Goals
On episode 35, Alen and Leon set New Year’s resolutions, Alen focuses on how he can become a more effective learner and Leon on how he can reduce his fear of vulnerability, strategies on attaining long term goals at the expense of short term gratification, and a more productive way of helping someone overcome their resistance to engaging in healthy behavior. New Year’s resolutions tend to fail bec... (@seize_podcast, 65 minutes)
2020-Jan-06podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - True And Immutable Natures - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his fifth meditation. This episode discusses what Descartes calls the "true and immutable natures" of things, which correspond to innate ideas all human beings have within their minds. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If y... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Jan-06podcast image#278 Jerome Kagan: Temperament, Feelings, Emotions, and Personality
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2020-Jan-06podcast image78 | Daniel Dennett on Minds, Patterns, and the Scientific Image
Wilfrid Sellars described the task of philosophy as explaining how things, in the broadest sense of term, hang together, in the broadest sense of the term. (Substitute “exploring” for “explaining” and you’d have a good mission statement for the Mindscape podcast.) Few modern thinkers have pursued this goal more energetically, creatively, and entertainingly than Daniel Dennett. One of the most resp... (@seanmcarroll, 122 minutes)
2020-Jan-06podcast imageEp. 233: Plato's "Protagoras" on Virtue (Part One)
On the Platonic dialogue written around 380 BCE about an encounter between Socrates and one of the leading Sophists of his day. What is virtue ("the political art" according to Protagoras), and can it be taught? What are the relations of the various virtues to each other? Do they really amount ultimately to one and the same thing, i.e. wisdom? In this entertaining dialogue, Socrates and Protagoras... (@PartiallyExLife, 54 minutes)
2020-Jan-06podcast imageFrederick Beiser, "Hermann Cohen: An Intellectual Biography" (Oxford UP, 2018)
The eminent scholar of Neo-Kantianism, Frederick Beiser, has struck again, this time bringing his considerable analytical powers and erudition to the task of intellectual biography. For those of you aware of the distinguished philosophical career of Hermann Cohen (1859 - 1918) and the absence of an intellectual biography in English, Beiser’s scholarship is a long time coming. Though Cohen scholars... (@NewBooksPhil, 57 minutes)
2020-Jan-05podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Is God Responsible For Human Error? - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his fourth meditation. This episode discusses the question of whether God is responsible for human beings falling into error. Descartes' view is that God is not responsible, and he provides several lines of reasoning why this is the case. To support my ongoing work, go... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Jan-05podcast imageThinking the country
What constitutes a "philosophical" conversation? You might reasonably expect such a conversation to be conceptual, exploring abstract notions of self, time, being, ethics and so on. For indigenous Australian philosophers, the conversation gets real very fast. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Jan-05podcast imageEpisode 72, Plato’s Crito: Socrates in Prison (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Have you ever considered the invisible power of the law? How a contract is signed without ever putting pen to paper? Do not underestimate the importance of that which cannot be seen or grasped, since you unknowingly benefit from its presence and would suffer greatly in its absence. Therefore, if the law has kept you safe for all your best years, should you look to criticise it the moment it accuse... (@ThePanpsycast, 42 minutes)
2020-Jan-05podcast imageHAP 43 - Kill or Be Killed - David Walker’s Appeal
David Walker defends violent resistance and encourages self-improvement in his incendiary and influential Appeal. (@HistPhilosophy, 25 minutes)
2020-Jan-05podcast image437: Polyamory
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/pol... In most if not all modern Western societies, monogamy is the dominant form of romantic relationship. In polyamorous or "open" relationships, however, each person is free to love multiple partners at once. Just as our friendships are non-exclusive, advocates of polyamory believe our romantic relationship should be too. So why do so many peopl... (@philtalkradio, 10 minutes)
2020-Jan-04podcast imageACTIVISTS, ELITES, & THE LEFT
I develop an original account of internal party divides. Using the 2016 primary, the 2019 UK election, and the Tea Party movement as case studies I try to offer a fresh take on many of the most contentious disagreements we have on the left. (@PolPhilPod, 117 minutes)
2020-Jan-03podcast image#277 Aaron Rabinowitz: Moral Realism, and Objective Morality
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2020-Jan-02podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Error, Understanding, And The Will - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his fourth meditation. This episode discusses the causes of human error, which is the ways in which the faculties of intellect and will come together in forming judgements To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to ... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Jan-02podcast imageEV - 123 Death Doulas with Brenda Goodman pt1
My guest this week is Brenda Goodman, a mediator with a Masters in Gerontology and a lifelong interest in aging and death. We discuss how she became interested in these culturally taboo issues and what she learned from her Death Doula training course. Part two will involve her asking me some of the preparation questions about death.Invocation: Death from SandmanDeath Doula Resources:https://www.in... (@ETVPod, 61 minutes)
2020-Jan-02podcast image#276 Daniel Everett: The Evolution and Varieties of Language, and the Pirahã
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2020-Jan-02podcast imageJohn Danaher, "Automation and Utopia: Human Flourishing in a World without Work" (Harvard UP, 2019)
The future is a constant focus of anxiety, and we are all familiar with the pressures that come distinctively from automation – the transformation by which tasks formerly assigned to humans come to be performed by machines. These days, the stakes seem to be higher, as technology now seems poised to render nearly all human labor obsolete. What lies in store for us, and for the flourishing and meani... (@NewBooksPhil, 69 minutes)
2020-Jan-02podcast imagePretty Much Pop #25: Sports as Pop w/ Sportscaster Dave Revsine
How is spectator sports different from other types of entertainment? Dave (lead studio host for the Big Ten Network and former ESPN anchor) joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to discuss the various sources of appeal, team identification, existing in a sports-filled world as a non-fan, watching vs. playing, human interest stories, sports films, and more. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus cont... (@PartiallyExLife, 52 minutes)
2020-Jan-01podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Human Being, Supreme Being, And Non-Being - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his fourth meditation. This episode discusses Descartes' assertion that the human being, considered in terms of the kind of being one is, is in a middle place between full being, i.e. the supreme being or God, and nothingness or non being. To support my ongoing work, g... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2020-Jan-01podcast image0G87: Blindsight and Moral Realism, Part 3
Another journey of epic proportions bringing us to a topic of epic proportions. Lurking in the back of Blindsight's narrative like a zombie space vampire robot are fundamental questions about who counts for moral consideration and whether morality even matters when dealing with beings like Rorschach. I feel like we're really getting to the heart of how screwed we are trying to answer these questio... (@0gPhilosophy, 48 minutes)
2020-Jan-01podcast imageShould children be given the vote?
Cambridge historian and host of the Talking Politics podcast, David Runciman, has put forward a radical proposal to extend the vote to children as young as six. Waleed Aly and Scott Stephens discuss whether this is just what is needed to recover a healthy democratic culture. (@RadioNational, 47 minutes)
2019-Dec-31podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Where Does Falsity Reside? - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his third meditation. This episode discusses where falsity or falsehood resides, the distinction between material and formal falsehood, and what falsehood is in our thoughts, affectivity, and judgements To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.co... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2019-Dec-31podcast imageIs Sexuality a Vehicle For Power? | Minna Salami, Rowan Pelling, Julia Long
From Cleopatra to Beyonce women have used sexuality to increase their power and influence. But many feminists warn that it is undermining to be seen as a sex object and some in the #MeToo movement propose culture should banish such behaviour. In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, Minna Salami, Rowan Pelling, and Julia Long debate whether sexuality is a vehicle for power or for subservience.... (@IAI_TV, 39 minutes)
2019-Dec-30podcast imageEpisode #137 ... John Rawls - A Theory of Justice
Today we discuss the work of John Rawls. (@iamstephenwest, 29 minutes)
2019-Dec-30podcast image#275 Marco Del Giudice: Evolutionary Psychopathology, Attachment, And Life History
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2019-Dec-30podcast imagePodcast episode 1: Pre-history of comparative-historical linguistics
The first series of the History and Philosophy of the Language Sciences Podcast looks at the history of modern linguistics. We begin in this episode by examining the pre-history of comparative-historical grammar. Download | Spotify | Apple Podcasts References for…Read more › (@hiphilangsci)
2019-Dec-30podcast image9/12/2019: Meena Dhanda on the Philosophical Foundations of Anti-Casteism
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2019-Dec-30podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Argument For God's Existence From Idea - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his third meditation. This episode discusses his argument for God's existence set out in that meditation. This argument starts from the idea of God, and considers the cause or origin of that idea. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sad... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2019-Dec-30podcast image493: Ken Taylor Tribute
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/ken-taylor-... The Philosophy Talk team was deeply saddened by Ken Taylor's untimely passing earlier this month. Ken was the show's co-founder, longtime co-host, chief cheerleader, and guiding light. In this special episode, co-hosts Josh Landy and Debra Satz, along with host emeritus and co-creator John Perry, remember their colleague and friend. They als... (@philtalkradio, 52 minutes)
2019-Dec-29podcast imageEp. 232: Simone De Beauvoir's "The Second Sex" (Part Two)
Continuing Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex (1949) with guest Jennifer Hansen. How does one become a Subject and how do women traditionally get shut out of this process? We get into Vol. 2, "Lived Experience" where Beauvoir details how this drama unfolds in various stages of life. Also, religion, logic, the relation of biology to situation, and more. How do we modernize Beauvoir's critique give... (@PartiallyExLife, 64 minutes)
2019-Dec-29podcast imageSTM Podcast #34: Punching From The Shadows - Glen Sharp
On episode 34, we welcome boxer and writer Glen Sharp to discuss his boxing career, the necessity of fear, developing self-love and resilience by focusing on character instead of outcome, and his relationship with hall of fame boxer Yaqui Lopez, focusing on what he learned from him about overcoming failure. Glen Sharp's boxing career was a rise-and-fall story without so much rise in it. A sparring... (@seize_podcast, 82 minutes)
2019-Dec-29podcast imagePlato, Buddhism and storytelling
At a glance, Platonic philosophy and Buddhism might seem to have little in common. But their ideas on moral development and "turning the soul" towards reality have fascinating congruences. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Dec-29podcast imageEpisode 72, Plato’s Crito: Socrates in Prison (Part I - The Dialogue)
Have you ever considered the invisible power of the law? How a contract is signed without ever putting pen to paper? Do not underestimate the importance of that which cannot be seen or grasped, since you unknowingly benefit from its presence and would suffer greatly in its absence. Therefore, if the law has kept you safe for all your best years, should you look to criticise it the moment it accuse... (@ThePanpsycast, 45 minutes)
2019-Dec-29podcast imageHoP 339 - I’d Like to Thank the Academy - Florentine Platonism
The blossoming of Renaissance Platonism under the Medici, who supported the scholarship of Poliziano, Ficino, and Pico della Mirandola. (@HistPhilosophy, 22 minutes)
2019-Dec-28podcast imageTHE OVERLAPPING CONSENSUS with Kevin Vallier
Can politics move beyond a state of institutionalized aggression? Should liberalism be justified by appeals to a conception of the good or by public reason? (@PolPhilPod, 94 minutes)
2019-Dec-27podcast imageEV - 122 Better know Confucius with Bryan Van Norden
My guest this week is Bryan Van Norden (@BryanVanNorden), a prolific author and advocate for developing Western philosophy departments beyond their Eurocentric habits. We talk about the value of non-western philosophy generally and dive into Confucianism in particular.Invocation: ConfuciusEditing by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsyn.com/s02e02-rex-... by GW RodriguezSi... (@ETVPod, 71 minutes)
2019-Dec-27podcast image#274 Kevin Mitchell: Innate, How the Wiring of Our Brains Shapes Who We Are
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2019-Dec-27podcast imageMass Surveillance, Artificial Intelligence and New Legal Challenges
[This is the text of a talk I gave to the Irish Law Reform Commission Annual Conference in Dublin on the 13th of November 2018. You can listen to an audio version of this lecture here or using the embedded player above.]In the mid-19th century, a set of laws were created to address the menace that newly-invented automobiles and locomotives posed to other road users. One of the first such laws was ... (@JohnDanaher)
2019-Dec-26podcast image#273 David Puts: Sexual Dimorphism, Sexual Orientation, And Female Orgasm
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2019-Dec-26podcast imageTheism, Spirituality, Religion, Atheism, and Science — Are You an Anti-Theist?
A discussion for understanding theism, spirituality, religion, atheism, and science. A discussion where I then ask myself, am I an anti-theist? Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Twitte... (@philosophyguy2, 32 minutes)
2019-Dec-26podcast image012 – Merry Christmas
'Tis the season… for science and reason! Well, that's what the Victorians thought at least. Elena and Ian take a look at how science and Christmas became fashionable pals in the 19th Century. If you liked this episode, subscribing/following means you'll get the next one automatically. We'd love it if you could leave us a review on iTunes too. And if you want to get in touch with us, you can do tha... (@wondercupboard, 23 minutes)
2019-Dec-25podcast image0G86: Blindsight and the Value of Sentience, Part 2
Well, we're really in the philosophical soup of it now. Out here at the edge of the universe, doing B&Es on a Chinese Room filled with scramblers, not knowing if our sentience is the only thing worth saving our a sad joke that should be shuffled offstage in the gentlest way possible. Or maybe it already has been and we're too zombie to even notice. We're into the middle section of Blindsight, whic... (@0gPhilosophy, 52 minutes)
2019-Dec-25podcast imageFalse necessities: Is 'taste' enough to morally justify the mass slaughter of animals?
Is our culinary enjoyment enough to justify a complicity in cruelty which our fellow citizens find reprehensible? (@RadioNational, 48 minutes)
2019-Dec-24podcast imageEpisode 179: Talking Shit
David and Tamler wrap up the decade with an episode on trash-talking that morphs into a debate over the value of experimental inquiry. Participants in a lab put more effort into a slider task after they’re insulted by a confederate. Do experiments like these tell us anything about trash-talking in general? Can it explain the effect of Mike Tyson telling Lenox Lewis he’d eat his children, or of La... (@verybadwizards, 123 minutes)
2019-Dec-24podcast imageThe Problem with Paradoxes | Slavoj Žižek, Sophie Allen, Hilary Lawson
Once we assumed that reason and rationality would gradually uncover the truth. But from quantum mechanics to set theory, paradox it seems is found at the heart of our most revered theories and at the cornerstones of our thought. Are these paradoxes evidence that our theories are wrong and is it essential that they are overcome? In this episode of Philosophy for Our Times, Slavoj Žižek, Sophie All... (@IAI_TV, 36 minutes)
2019-Dec-23podcast image#272 Peter Ungar: The Evolution Of Teeth, And Our Diet
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2019-Dec-23podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Objective And Formal Reality - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his third meditation. This episode discusses the distinction he makes - absolutely central to the argument for God's existence that follows between what he calls "objective" and "formal" reality. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadl... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2019-Dec-23podcast imageEp. 232: Simone De Beauvoir's "The Second Sex" (Part One)
On Simone De Beauvoir’s The Second Sex (1949): the intro, conclusion, “Woman’s Situation and Character” and parts of “Lived Experience," with guest Jennifer Hansen. According to Beauvoir, Woman is historically conceived of by society (and herself) as "Other," as not a Subject who creates and makes decisions. Her life is pre-determined, revolving around marriage and child-bearing, and is so deforme... (@PartiallyExLife, 57 minutes)
2019-Dec-23podcast imageSTM Podcast #33: The Spirituality of Awe - Kirk Schneider
On episode 33, we welcome existential psychotherapist Kirk Schneider to discuss the sources of the major problems facing our culture: avoidance of negative emotions, fear of facing ourselves and the remnants of trauma, our disconnection from the awe of life, and technology’s influence on our ability to perceive the full complexity of who we are. Kirk Schneider is a leading spokesperson for contemp... (@seize_podcast, 58 minutes)
2019-Dec-22podcast imageHoliday Message 2019: On Publishing Books
Welcome to the second annual Mindscape Holiday Message! No substantive content or deep ideas, just me talking a bit about the state of the podcast and what’s on my mind. Since the big event for me in 2019 was the publication of Something Deeply Hidden, I thought it would be fun to talk about the process of writing and selling a popular book. Might be of interest to some of you out there!Minds... (@seanmcarroll, 66 minutes)
2019-Dec-22podcast imageFree speech crisis on campus?
With freedom of speech at Australian universities currently under governmental review, we explore the notion of free speech on campus. Should what gets said at universities - and who gets to say it - be regulated? And is the supposed "free speech crisis" just a front for the culture wars? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Dec-22podcast imageEpisode 71, Plato’s Apology: Socrates on Trial (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Gentleman of our most prestigious Court of Athens, may I praise your patience and diligence in the presentation of the prosecution. I, Meletus stand before you unequivocally convinced that the criminal is guilty as charged. The hideous, snub-nosed Socrates is charged with corrupting the young men of Athens with his rhetoric and poisonous oratory skill, an undeniable fact. Socrates also stands befo... (@ThePanpsycast, 37 minutes)
2019-Dec-22podcast imageHAP 42 - James Sidbury on African Identity
An interview with James Sidbury about the emergence of a self-conscious African identity in the diaspora. (@HistPhilosophy, 32 minutes)
2019-Dec-22podcast image436: Could the Laws of Physics Ever Change?
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/cou... From airplanes flying overhead to the cellular activity inside us, all events that take place in the world obey the laws of physics. Physicists seem to be getting closer and closer to understanding the physical laws that govern our universe. But what if our physical laws changed? Could that even be possible? How might changing of physical la... (@philtalkradio, 51 minutes)
2019-Dec-21podcast imagePretty Much Pop #24: Christmas Viewing: What's Canon?
Join Mark, Erica, and Brian for a special "snake draft," where we take turns picking the holiday films and TV specials that we think are (or should be) part of America's yearly viewing traditions. Compare your intuitions about what is classic or seminal or over-rated with ours! For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreon.com/prettymuchpop. This podcast is part... (@PartiallyExLife, 54 minutes)
2019-Dec-20podcast imageCRACK COCAINE with David Farber
I'm joined by the historian David Farber to discuss the social and political history of the crack epidemic. We discuss the drug's history, the panic surrounding it, the political response to it, and how that informed our current politics. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/PoliticalPhiloso... Buy 'Crack: Rock Cocaine, Street Capitalism, and Decade of Greed': https://www.amazon.com/Crack-C... (@PolPhilPod, 70 minutes)
2019-Dec-20podcast image#271 Alice Eagly: The Psychology Of Gender, And Gender Equality
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2019-Dec-20podcast imageAdriel M. Trott, "Aristotle on the Matter of Form: A Feminist Metaphysics of Generation" (Edinburgh UP, 2019)
In Aristotle on the Matter of Form: A Feminist Metaphysics of Generation (Edinburgh University Press, 2019), Adriel M. Trott argues for understanding the relationship of matter and form in Aristotle’s work on the model of a Möbius strip. With the figure of the Möbius strip, we can identify two planes at any particular point, but, taking in the figure as a whole, we see that those two sides are pro... (@NewBooksPhil, 58 minutes)
2019-Dec-19podcast imageWho are you the Average of? Understanding our Personal Relationships
Today we discuss some insights from Naval Ravikant. As we look to understand who we should surround ourselves with, you’ve probably encountered the phrase: “you’re the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” But what principles should those five people hold? What are you the average of? Let’s try to examine these questions. Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh mo... (@philosophyguy2, 15 minutes)
2019-Dec-19podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Innate, Adventious, And Produced Ideas - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his third meditation. This episode discusses an important distinction he makes in his work between three different types of ideas - innate, adventitious, and produced. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2019-Dec-19podcast image#270 Christopher Stringer: The Past And Future Of Human Evolution
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2019-Dec-19podcast imageEV - 121 Better Know an Aristotle with Aristotle
My guest this week is Aristotle (from the @AristotlesStgra account on twitter). He preferred to answer questions in the voice of Aristotle himself, which gives us a fun opportunity to get to know more about this hugely important philosopher in a classic dialogue sort of fashion. Hope you enjoy!Invocation: Aaron's voidEditing by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsyn.com/s02... (@ETVPod, 74 minutes)
2019-Dec-18podcast image0G85: Blindsight and Philosophical Zombies, Part 1
Okay, well, lets see if I can convey some information to you through this absurd thing we call sentience, using this even more absurd thing called language. I'll never know if any of this is getting through, or even if there is a through to get to. If you're a zombie (and there's no reason to assume you're not) this should still work out just as well as if you're conscious. So you'll respond with ... (@0gPhilosophy, 43 minutes)
2019-Dec-18podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - What Is Known Clearly & Distinctly - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his second meditation. This episode discusses one of the most important criteria for knowledge Descartes uses in his works, that of "clear and distinct ideas". To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direc... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2019-Dec-18podcast imageIs literary fiction necessary for the moral life?
What does a society lose when it neglects the moral discipline of reading literary fiction? (@RadioNational, 46 minutes)
2019-Dec-17podcast image67 - Rini on Deepfakes and the Epistemic Backstop
In this episode I talk to Dr Regina Rini. Dr Rini currently teaches in the Philosophy Department at York University, Toronto where she holds the Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Moral and Social Cognition. She has a PhD from NYU and before coming to York in 2017 was an Assistant Professor / Faculty Fellow at the NYU Center for Bioethics, a postdoctoral research fellow in philosophy at Oxford... (@JohnDanaher)
2019-Dec-17podcast imagePretty Much Pop #23: The Singer Not the Song w/ Ken Stringfellow
Do you just embrace the pure sound of music or does context matter to you, i.e. the artist's intentions and body of work? Ken Stringfellow (Posies, R.E.M., Big Star) joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to talk about what grabs us about music, it it gets to your ears, singers vs. songwriters, the concept "genius," and how this attitude towards music translates to our intake of other media (e.g. favorite f... (@PartiallyExLife, 46 minutes)
2019-Dec-17podcast imageThe End of the West | Linda Yueh, Rana Mitter, David Aaronovitch
Once, Britain was the dominant power, then the US. Now, with the largest economy in the world by purchasing power, it seems China's turn has come. Should we accept, even welcome, the passing of the West? Or is there a response that would enable the West to retain significance, if not the dominance it once had? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, Linda Yueh, Rana Mitter, and David Aaronovi... (@IAI_TV, 42 minutes)
2019-Dec-16podcast image#269 Colin Allen: Minds, Cognition, And Cognitive Ethology
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2019-Dec-16podcast image77 | Azra Raza on The Way We Should Fight Cancer
In the United States, more than one in five deaths is caused by cancer. The medical community has put enormous resources into fighting this disease, yet its causes and best treatments continue to be a puzzle. Azra Raza has been on both sides of the patient’s bed, as she puts it — both as an oncologist and expert in the treatment of Myelodisplastic Syndrome (MDS), and as a wife who lost her hu... (@seanmcarroll, 82 minutes)
2019-Dec-16podcast imageEp. 231: Descartes's "Discourse" on Wisdom and Certainty (Part Two)
Continuing on Descartes’s Discourse on Method, looking closely at part 4 (his proto-Meditations) and his "provisional" Stoic ethics. Listen to part one first or get the full, ad-free Citizen Edition. Please support PEL! End song: "My Real Fantasy" By Joe Louis Walker, as interviewed on Nakedly Examined Music #110. Sponsors: Get 20% off at nativedeodorant.com (code PEL), 20% off at hempfusion.com (... (@PartiallyExLife, 71 minutes)
2019-Dec-16podcast imagePeter Adamson, "Philosophy in the Islamic World: A History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps, Volume 3" (Oxford UP, 2019)
It is no easy task to survey and present a comprehensive history of philosophy of an entire intellectual tradition to a broad public audience without compromising on the scholarly rigor demanded by that history’s nuances. In an ambitious endeavor to do precisely that with the Islamic tradition, Peter Adamson masterfully shows how it can be done. His work, Philosophy in the Islamic World: A History... (@NewBooksPhil, 57 minutes)
2019-Dec-15podcast imageSTM Podcast #32: The Trap of Perfectionism: Is it Making Us Sick and How Do We Get Out? - Liz Dorval
On episode 32, we welcome back Liz Dorval to explore the widespread increase in perfectionism, why we believe we need to be perfect to be accepted, how it prevents us from achieving our goals, and what we can do to reduce its harmful affects on our lives. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man's soul. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor/P... (@seize_podcast, 75 minutes)
2019-Dec-15podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - The Piece Of Wax Of Example - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his second meditation. This discusses the famous "piece of wax" example and thought experiment that he uses to illustrate the nature of extended substance, and the relation between a thing and its properties. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patr... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2019-Dec-15podcast imageThe Bonhoeffer moment
Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German pastor and theologian whose involvement in the plot to kill Hitler has given rise to the term "Bonhoeffer moment" - a crisis point where morally repugnant acts might be considered in order to head off greater evil. And these days, it seems everyone is having a Bonhoeffer moment. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Dec-15podcast imageEpisode 71, Plato’s Apology: Socrates on Trial (Part I - The Dialogue)
Gentleman of our most prestigious Court of Athens, may I praise your patience and diligence in the presentation of the prosecution. I, Meletus stand before you unequivocally convinced that the criminal is guilty as charged. The hideous, snub-nosed Socrates is charged with corrupting the young men of Athens with his rhetoric and poisonous oratory skill, an undeniable fact. Socrates also stands befo... (@ThePanpsycast, 58 minutes)
2019-Dec-15podcast imageHoP 338 - All About Eve - the Defense of Women
Refutation of misogyny in Moderate Fonte and Lucrezia Marinella. (@HistPhilosophy, 21 minutes)
2019-Dec-15podcast image434: Cognitive Bias
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/cognitive-b... Aristotle thought that rationality was the faculty that distinguished humans from other animals. However, psychological research shows that our judgments are plagued by systematic, irrational, unconscious errors known as ‘cognitive biases.’ In light of this research, can we really be confident in the superiority of human rationality? How muc... (@philtalkradio, 52 minutes)
2019-Dec-14podcast imageRUNNING AS A BERNIECRAT with Chris Armitage
I'm joined by congressional candidate Chris Armitage. We discuss his run, criminal justice reform, the progressive movement, Bernie's candidacy, the Bernie or bust phenomenon, and optimism for the future. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/PoliticalPhiloso... Armitage for Congress: https://armitageforcongress.com Donate to Chris's campaign: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/armita... ... (@PolPhilPod, 97 minutes)
2019-Dec-13podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - The Cogito And Thinking Being - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his second meditation. One of Descartes' most famous philosophical concepts is that of the "Cogito", "I think". This lecture explores the modes of thinking that Descartes discusses, and the relation between thinking and existence for the knowing subject. To support m... (@philosopher70, 11 minutes)
2019-Dec-13podcast imageEV - 120 Debating Scientific Racism with Dr. Mansa Keita
My guest this week is Dr. Mansa Keita (@rasmansa), a computer science PHD who spends a substantial amount of time engaging on academic twitter on issues like race that we've covered on the show before. We discuss his experiences with these conversations and why race is such a pervasive topic right now.Invocation: Michael Novak, Experience of NothingnessEditing by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his p... (@ETVPod, 66 minutes)
2019-Dec-13podcast image#268 Stephen Sanderson: Gender Roles, Marriage, And Parenthood Across Societies
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2019-Dec-12podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - The Evil Demon Hypothesis - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his first meditation. It examines one of the most famous ideas from that work, the notion of a "evil genius" or "evil demon" (malin genie)who is incredibly powerful, and who devotes all of its resources to deceiving Descartes about the existence of an external world, everyt... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2019-Dec-12podcast image#267 Richard Jean So: Cultural Analytics, Literary Studies, And Race
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2019-Dec-12podcast imageHuman Nature and Politics
What political views do we hold because of our perception of human nature? Ideas from Barry Schwartz: https://www.wired.co.uk/article/barry-sc... Ted Talk (https://www.ted.com/talks/barry_schwart... Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social ... (@philosophyguy2, 17 minutes)
2019-Dec-11podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - God, Causes, And Certainty - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his first meditation. It examines his consideration of the possibility that there is no God, the possible other causes for how things are, and the implications for the possibility of attaining certain knowledge. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.p... (@philosopher70, 10 minutes)
2019-Dec-11podcast imageEp. 72 Kierkegaard Part 4
This week Kierkegaard tells us that we really wouldn’t enjoy wealth, fame, power and glory …no, seriously, you’ll hate it so don’t even try. Giving it all away to the needy isn’t going to help either so don’t try that one on, you are only doing it to show off, so stop it, you aren’t fooling anyone. No, what you really need to do is take a giant leap into the unknown and see what happens. Go on, ju... (@PhilosophyWtf, 16 minutes)
2019-Dec-11podcast image0G84: A Subway named Mobius and Emergent Properties
Well, the level of meta connections involved in these show notes has gotten so interconnected it has formed a singularity of infinite metaness. If you're reading this you're sadly trapped in the meta and will not be able to escape until things get a bit more straightforward around here. We read A Subway named Mobius and Jeremiah Traeger joined us to discuss emergent properties and how absurd they ... (@0gPhilosophy, 42 minutes)
2019-Dec-11podcast image2019 — the year where nothing really mattered?
What stands out to you about 2019? This week, for the last show of 2019, Waleed and Scott discuss the year that was, what it all meant, and what it means for the future of our common life. (@RadioNational, 41 minutes)
2019-Dec-10podcast imageEpisode 178: Borges' Obsession-Obsession ("The Zahir")
David and Tamler happen across Jorge Luis Borges’ “The Zahir” and now they can’t stop thinking about it. What is the ‘Zahir’ – this object that can take many forms and that consumes the people who find it? What does it represent? Is it the fanaticism of being in love? The ever-present threat (and temptation) of idealism? A subtle critique of Christian theology? Is the Zahir a microcosm of everythi... (@verybadwizards, 101 minutes)
2019-Dec-10podcast imagePretty Much Pop #22: Untangling Time Travel
Time travel rules in The Terminator franchise are notoriously inconsistent. Can we change the future or not? Mark, Erica, and Brian are joined by Ken Gerber to talk through time travel rules and plots, covering the randomness of Dr. Who, being your own grandfather, time travel comedies, time loops, freezing time, historical tourism, and more. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content ... (@PartiallyExLife, 46 minutes)
2019-Dec-10podcast imageChristopher Peacocke, "The Primacy of Metaphysics" (Oxford UP, 2019)
A basic question in mind and metaphysics is the relation between the nature of mental content (or meaning) and the nature of the domains of entities and relations to which those contents refer or which they are about. Does an explanation of this relation require us to give meaning priority, or instead is the metaphysics of the domain always involved in explaining the content? In his new book, The ... (@NewBooksPhil, 64 minutes)
2019-Dec-10podcast imageThe Dark and the Digital | Nigel Inkster, Ella Whelan, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Janne Teller
The anonymity of the internet has enabled an epidemic of abuse. Was Hobbes right after all, and humankind are at core wicked and requiring constraint? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, former director at MI6 Nigel Inkster, assistant editor at Spiked Ella Whelan, renowned journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, and novelist Janne Teller ask should we abolish online anonymity to create a better... (@IAI_TV, 36 minutes)
2019-Dec-09podcast image#266 Lyn Wadley: Archaeology, And The Evolution of Human Cognition
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2019-Dec-09podcast image76 | Ned Hall on Possible Worlds and the Laws of Nature
It’s too easy to take laws of nature for granted. Sure, gravity is pulling us toward Earth today; but how do we know it won’t be pushing us away tomorrow? We extrapolate from past experience to future expectation, but what allows us to do that? “Humeans” (after David Hume, not a misspelling of “human”) think that what exists is just what actually happens in the universe, and the laws are simply co... (@seanmcarroll, 86 minutes)
2019-Dec-09podcast imageEp. 231: Descartes's "Discourse" on Wisdom and Certainty (Part One)
On René Descartes’s Discourse on Method (1637), an overview of his work that distills his method, outlines his famous Meditations, presents a provisional (Stoic) ethics, and considers whether he wants to be a public intellectual. This is all meant as a preface to scientific publications on geometry, optics, and meteors. Don't wait for part two; get the unbroken, ad-free Citizen Edition now. Please... (@PartiallyExLife, 45 minutes)
2019-Dec-08podcast imageSTM Podcast #31: Challenging Implicit Racist and Sexist Beliefs - Keith Frankish
On episode 31, we welcome back philosopher Keith Frankish to learn about belief formation, how we make decisions, how to form healthier habits, and how we can effectively challenge racist and sexist beliefs. Keith Frankish is a British philosopher specializing in philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology, and philosophy of cognitive science. He is an Honorary Reader at the University of Sheffie... (@seize_podcast, 93 minutes)
2019-Dec-08podcast imageHappy?
What is happiness, and why are we incapable of getting a fix on it? Is the happiness industry really in the business of making us unhappy? And can philosophy help? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Dec-08podcast imageEpisode 70, Plato's Euthyphro: Socrates Accused (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Did you hear the news of Socrates? He’s finally to answer for his sophistry! At last, the great lampooning, moral gadfly is to stand before the Court of Athens and answer for his crimes. To think, one could have the audacity to trade in talentless talk and lies, to lead our youth astray, and deny our gods, only to play the fool once more, and plead ignorance when his number is called. Oh, magnific... (@ThePanpsycast, 45 minutes)
2019-Dec-08podcast imageHAP 41 - Should I Stay or Should I Go? - The Colonization Controversy
Questions of political autonomy and group identity in the emigration movement led by Paul Cuffe, Daniel Coker, John Russwurm and others. (@HistPhilosophy, 22 minutes)
2019-Dec-07podcast imageRobbie Kubala (UC Santa Cruz): “Practice-Based Accounts of Aesthetic Normativity”
Robbie Kubala (UC Santa Cruz) presents “Practice-Based Accounts of Aesthetic Normativity” at Senate House in London (06/12/2019, 16-18:00) for the London Aesthetics Forum. Please do not cite or reproduce without permission. (@aestheticsforum)
2019-Dec-07podcast imageCAMPUS POLITICS With Stanley Fish
Should academia be political? Does social-justice have a place on Campus? Does anti-foundationalism imply a particular view of these culture war issues? Stanley Fish and I discuss. (@PolPhilPod, 72 minutes)
2019-Dec-07podcast image435: Driverless Cars at the Moral Crossroads
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/driverless-... Autonomous vehicles are quickly emerging as the next innovation that will change society in radical ways. Champions of this new technology say that driverless cars, which are programed to obey the law and avoid collisions, will be safer than human controlled vehicles. But how do we program these vehicles to act ethically? Should we trust com... (@philtalkradio, 12 minutes)
2019-Dec-06podcast image#265 Reinout de Vries: Personality, The HEXACO, And Communication Styles
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2019-Dec-06podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Geometry, Mathematics, And Doubt - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his first meditation. It examines his deepening of methodological doubt by extending it beyond the senses to calling mathematics and geometry (and all other modes of knowledge based on them) into doubt To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.co... (@philosopher70, 11 minutes)
2019-Dec-06podcast image(sub)Text: A Discussion of Todd Phillips' Film "Joker"
Wes Alwan and William Sharp (psychoanalyst and professor at Northeastern) discuss the film at the Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis. Why has this film done so well? It offers no spectacle, and good doesn't triumph. It is psychologically true and expertly performed. The audience can enjoy tragedy and identify deeply with a social outcast and villain. The film successfully exploits the relat... (@PartiallyExLife, 74 minutes)
2019-Dec-06podcast image66 - Wong on Confucianism, Robots and Moral Deskilling
In this episode I talk to Dr Pak-Hang Wong. Pak is a philosopher of technology and works on ethical and political issues of emerging technologies. He is currently a research associate at the Universitat Hamburg. He received his PhD in Philosophy from the University of Twente in 2012, and then held academic positions in Oxford and Hong Kong. In 2017, he joined the Research Group for Ethics in Infor... (@JohnDanaher)
2019-Dec-05podcast imageIs Your Reality Highly Subjective?
And the important lesson we can learn from this understanding. Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Twitter: https://twitter.com/brendenweber_ Email List: https://bit.ly/2rKz8Zn Faceb... (@philosophyguy2, 16 minutes)
2019-Dec-05podcast image#264 Kevin Zollman: Game Theory, Evolutionary Biology, And Social Dynamics
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2019-Dec-05podcast imageEp88 - School Was Our Life
In this 88th episode of Philosophy Bakes Bread, “School Was Our Life,” Dr. Jane Roland Martin, author of School Was Our Life (2018), joins Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio to talk about progressive education. Dr. Jane Roland Martin is professor Emerita of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She has published many books on philosophy, education, and gender and received a Gugge... (@PhilosophyBB, 77 minutes)
2019-Dec-05podcast imageEpisode 121: Aaron Ben Ze'ev discusses the arc of love
In this episode, Matt Teichman and Julia Liu talk to Aaron Ben Ze'ev (University of Haifa) about lifelong romantic love. What is love? Is it just a private feeling that each individual person experiences, or is it something that crucially involves multiple people? Our guest argues that although it is primarily a feeling, it is also something that emerges out of the interaction between two people. ... (@ElucidationsPod, 42 minutes)
2019-Dec-05podcast imageEV - 119 Discordianism with Brian Henriksen
My guest this week is my longtime friend Brian Henriksen, who joins me to discuss our shared love of Discordianism, the most important of all parody religions. The convo is a bit chaotic as befits the material.Principia Discordia: https://www.principiadiscordia.com/book/... Apocrypha Discordia pg.9Editing by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsyn.com/s02e02-rex-... by GW Ro... (@ETVPod, 63 minutes)
2019-Dec-05podcast imageJulia Maskivker, "The Duty to Vote" (Oxford UP, 2019)
When asked what democracy is, many of us instantly think of elections, and thus voting. Although we tend to see voting as central to democracy, we also think that voting is optional – a commendable activity that a citizen might choose to do, but one that can be omitted blamelessly. What’s more, political theorists and philosophers tend to regard voting as irrational, reckless, or worse. Some have ... (@NewBooksPhil, 65 minutes)
2019-Dec-04podcast imageSartre: On Living in Bad Faith
And the power of living in good faith. Let's analyze Jean-Paul Sartre. Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Twitter: https://twitter.com/brendenweber_ Email List: https://bit.ly/2rKz8Zn... (@philosophyguy2, 25 minutes)
2019-Dec-04podcast imageEP.71 Kierkegaard Part 3
This week, for your delectation and delight Danny and Mike bring you love, yes love, spelt L-O-V-E. Listen in as Kierkegaard - you know, that dude who kicked his girlfriend to the curb for the sake of his work? Yeah that guy - provides us with relationship advice. Take a leap of faith, he says, don’t depend on reason he says, it’s all good, he says. Is he right? Do we diminish the important stuff ... (@PhilosophyWtf, 18 minutes)
2019-Dec-04podcast image0G83: The Society and The State of Nature and Game Theory
::blows the conch shell of fan service:: In the spirt of social cohesion, we provide you with a triple dose of fan service. We present The Society, a much requested A- tweets in a bottle series, and we explain how it perfectly encapsulates the war of bro against bro that would arise in the absence of the social contract. To sweeten the deal, we even throw in some prisoners dilemmas and stag hunts ... (@0gPhilosophy, 47 minutes)
2019-Dec-04podcast imageThe dangers of 'clipification'
The media has always been in the business of isolating and mass circulating 'newsworthy' pieces or slivers of reality. But we are living in an age of 'clipification', where reality itself is broken up into highlights tailor-made to be shared and viewed again and again. What does democracy look like in an age of 'clipification'? (@RadioNational, 51 minutes)
2019-Dec-03podcast imagePretty Much Pop #21: Role-Playing Video Games
What constitutes a video RPG? Is there any actual role-playing involved? Our editor Tyler Hislop rejoins Mark, Erica, and Brian to discuss those video games that are supposed to make you feel like your choices matter, with comparisons to MMO RPGs, table-top role-playing, and more. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreon.com/prettymuchpop. This podcast is p... (@PartiallyExLife, 51 minutes)
2019-Dec-03podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - The Senses, Dreams, And Doubt - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his first meditation. It examines his discussion of what we can call into doubt. Descartes holds that anything that comes to us through the senses can be doubted, as can the fact that we are currently awakes and not dreaming. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patre... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2019-Dec-03podcast imageThe Future of Thought | Julian Baggini, Vivienne Shue, Jamie Whyte
Few now doubt that China will soon eclipse the US to become the world's largest economy. Is the sun setting on Western ideas as well as Western economies? In this episode of Philosophy for our Time, philosopher Julian Baggini, politician and academic Jamie Whyte, and Professor of Contemporary China Studies at Oxford University, Vivienne Shue, discuss the future of Western and Chinese thought. (@IAI_TV, 35 minutes)
2019-Dec-03podcast imageAlberto Cairo, "How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information" (Norton, 2019)
We’ve all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, but what if we don’t understand what we’re looking at? Social media has made charts, infographics, and diagrams ubiquitous―and easier to share than ever. We associate charts with science and reason; the flashy visuals are both appealing and persuasive. Pie charts, maps, bar and line graphs, and scatter plots (to name a few) can better infor... (@NewBooksPhil, 58 minutes)
2019-Dec-02podcast image#263 Mark Alfano: Virtue Ethics, And Moral Psychology
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2019-Dec-02podcast image75 | Max Tegmark on Reality, Simulation, and the Multiverse
We've talked a lot recently about the Many Worlds of quantum mechanics. That’s one kind of multiverse that physicists often contemplate. There is also the cosmological multiverse, which we talked about with Brian Greene. Today’s guest, Max Tegmark, has thought a great deal about both of those ideas, as well as a more ambitious and speculative one: the Mathematical Multiverse, in which we imagine t... (@seanmcarroll, 72 minutes)
2019-Dec-02podcast imageHornless Cattle - is Gene Editing the Best Solution?
In this talk, Prof. Peter Sandøe argues that, from an ethical viewpoint, gene editing is the best solution to produce hornless cattle. There are, however, regulatory hurdles. Presented at the workshop 'Gene Editing and Animal Welfare, 19 Nov. 2019, Oxford - organised by the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, funded by the Society for Applied Philosophy. (@ethicsinthenews, 32 minutes)
2019-Dec-02podcast imageEp. 230: Bruno Latour on Science, Culture, and Modernity (Part Two)
Continuing on Latour's We Have Never Been Modern (1993) with guest Lynda Olman. Latour rejects the idea of objective truth totally apart from perceivers, so is he an idealist? We lay out the "Constitution" of modernity that keeps science and politics separate, how it makes it difficult for us to address issues like climate change, and what Latour thinks should replace it. Start with part 1 or get ... (@PartiallyExLife, 61 minutes)
2019-Dec-02podcast imageRainer Maria Rilke, Letters To A Young Poet - Time, Patience, And Growth - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century poet, novelist, and philosopher, Rainer Maria Rilke's work Letters to a Young Poet, and examines in particular his discussion of the need for time and patience for growth of a human being. The most important and essential things cannot be forced and don't take place on a time-table To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sad... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2019-Dec-01podcast imageKeith Frankish Exposes the Illusion of Consciousness
‘Qualia’, the subjective qualities of experience, are the bedrock of some theories of consciousness - but they are a fiction according to my guest in this episode. With great charm and passion, Keith Frankish makes the case for ‘illusionism’. 0:54 We kick off chatting about Keith’s humorous definition of a philosopher as ‘an expert in everything and nothing.’ That leads us to Wilfrid Sellar’s famo... (@NSthepodcast, 73 minutes)
2019-Dec-01podcast imageSTM Podcast #30: Stressed in the U.S. - Meg Van Deusen, PhD
On episode 30, we welcome clinical psychologist Dr. Meg Van Deusen to discuss the widespread increase in anxiety and tech addiction, how they relate to our relationships with others, and how to reduce loneliness and depression through compassion, empathy, and connectivity. Her new book is called Stressed in the U.S.: 12 Tools to Tackle Anxiety, Loneliness, Tech-Addiction, and More. Amazon Link For... (@seize_podcast, 82 minutes)
2019-Dec-01podcast image011 – Vaccines and Power
Vaccines are great, but not everyone agrees. Elena and Ian take a jab at finding out why and when we began our preoccupation with inoculation. If you liked this episode, subscribing/following means you'll get the next one automatically. We'd love it if you could leave us a review on iTunes too. And if you want to get in touch with us, you can do that at wondercupboard.com. (@wondercupboard, 51 minutes)
2019-Dec-01podcast imagePhilosophy in the wake of Empire part 5: Tracks of thought
As a young girl, Aileen Moreton-Robinson learned to track in the bush, and this was the beginning of her philosophical education, as she learned how all things are connected. Today she sees Western thought as disconnected, disjointed, and badly in need of a relational approach that might get us talking properly about race and power. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Dec-01podcast imageEpisode 70, Plato's Euthyphro: Socrates Accused (Part I - The Dialogue)
Did you hear the news of Socrates? He’s finally to answer for his sophistry! At last, the great lampooning, moral gadfly is to stand before the Court of Athens and answer for his crimes. To think, one could have the audacity to trade in talentless talk and lies, to lead our youth astray, and deny our gods, only to play the fool once more, and plead ignorance when his number is called. Oh, magnific... (@ThePanpsycast, 57 minutes)
2019-Dec-01podcast imageHoP 337 - More Rare Than the Phoenix - Italian Women Humanists
Cassandra Fedele, Isotta Nogarola, and Laura Cereta seek fame and glory through eloquence and learning. (@HistPhilosophy, 21 minutes)
2019-Dec-01podcast image432: Habermas and Democracy
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/hab... Jürgen Habermas is regarded as one of the last great public intellectuals of Europe and a major contributor to the philosophy of democracy. A member of the Frankfurt School, Habermas argues that humans can have rational communication that will lead to the democratization of society and consensus. But should we be so optimistic? Why does Habe... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2019-Nov-30podcast imageRationally Speaking #244 - Stephanie Lepp and Buster Benson on "Seeing other perspectives, with compassion"
This episode features a pair of interviews. First, Stephanie Lepp discusses what she's learned from interviewing people who had a serious change of heart. Second, Buster Benson shares his tips for coming away from a disagreement feeling more alive. (@Rspodcast, 42 minutes)
2019-Nov-30podcast imageRainer Maria Rilke, Letters To A Young Poet - Sex, Love, And Development - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century poet, novelist, and philosopher, Rainer Maria Rilke's work Letters to a Young Poet, and examines in particular his discussion of the meaning, potentials, and dangers of sex and love, particularly for the young, who have yet to develop themselves fully. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make ... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2019-Nov-29podcast imageFREE SPEECH With Stanley Fish
Is free speech a coherent idea? is there a neutral standard to decide if something is hate speech? How should we conceptualize liberalism, and how should we argue for it in the age of Trump? Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/PoliticalPhiloso... Buy The First https://www.amazon.com/First-Speech-Camp... (@PolPhilPod, 73 minutes)
2019-Nov-29podcast image#262 Indre Viskontas: The Psychology of Music
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2019-Nov-29podcast image4/11/2019: Colleen Murphy on Principled Compromises
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2019-Nov-29podcast imageRainer Maria Rilke, Letters To A Young Poet - Sadness And Transformation - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century poet, novelist, and philosopher, Rainer Maria Rilke's work Letters to a Young Poet, and examines in particular his discussion of the nature and meaning of sadness. Rilke does not view all sadness as negative, and suggests that some experiences of that emotion may be ways in which we prepare for self-transformation To support my ongoing work, go to my P... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2019-Nov-28podcast image#261 Noam Chomsky: Cognitive Revolution, Piaget, Foucault, And Evolutionary Psychology
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2019-Nov-28podcast imageEV - 118 Community Parkour with Kel Glaister
My guest this week is Kel Glaister, an instructor with Melbourne in Motion. We discuss her use of parkour and other exercise activities as a way to build inclusive communities and manage challenges like depression.Melbourne in Motion: https://www.melbinmotion.com/Invocation: Justin K. McFarlane BeauEditing by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsyn.com/s02e02-rex-... by GW R... (@ETVPod, 55 minutes)
2019-Nov-27podcast imageEp.70 Kierkegaard Part 2
This week Danny gets caught speeding and has to do a speed awareness course - why is Kierkegaard there? How fast is an existential decision? As the Dane puts his foot hard down and leaves Hegel at the lights in a cloud of rubber and dust we ask the question, who is navigating for him? Is there such a thing as an existential SatNav and if there is does it simply say, "Recalculating" all the time? ... (@PhilosophyWtf, 22 minutes)
2019-Nov-27podcast image0G82: Dr. Who's Girl in the Fireplace and the AI Alignment Problem
My usual urge to be snarky here is tempered by concern that we're already about to get teabagged into some hot water for our treatment of the good Dr. Who. Please forgive us our Yankness, and maybe consider a more moderate position for your media output, somewhere between 6 episodes a show and 6,000. Feels like there's room for some middle ground there. Oh right, enough meta banter, we watched Dr.... (@0gPhilosophy, 49 minutes)
2019-Nov-27podcast imageWhat’s wrong with swearing?
These days, mass culture, movies, commercial television, music, novels are awash with language that once would have been deemed beyond the pale. Does it still make sense to speak of 'obscene language'? What makes words 'obscene'? Can obscene language be used in such a way that removes the taint from what they refer to? (@RadioNational, 46 minutes)
2019-Nov-26podcast imageEpisode 177: Pure Linguistic Chauvinism
Tamler learns something new about menstruation. David weighs in on the democratic debates and the impeachment hearings. Then we map the various social and political factions onto the factions in our respective fields. Who are establishment neoliberals of philosophy, and who are the white feminists? What about the IDWs of psychology – and the Chads and Stacys? Finally we get serious and break dow... (@verybadwizards, 125 minutes)
2019-Nov-26podcast imageIn Search of Freedom | Julian Baggini, Paul Broks, Hilary Lawson, Hannah Dawson
Constrained by our genes, manipulated by technology and the cultural zeitgeist, there seems little space left for individual freedom. Should we conclude that the very idea of freedom was a mistake? Or is this a madness that threatens our personal lives and the culture on which the West was built? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, Julian Baggini, Paul Broks, Hilary Lawson ... (@IAI_TV, 35 minutes)
2019-Nov-25podcast image#260 Kathleen Stock: Fiction, And Transgenderism
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2019-Nov-25podcast imageEp. 230: Bruno Latour on Science, Culture, and Modernity (Part One)
On Latour's We Have Never Been Modern (1993) with guest Lynda Olman. What's the "modern" ideology of science, and is there something we should critique about it? Latour wants us to think about science not abstractly through the eternal truths it supposedly discovers, but through the concrete practices of scientists. He investigates the Modern Constitution by which science and politics are kept con... (@PartiallyExLife, 49 minutes)
2019-Nov-25podcast image74 | Stephen Greenblatt on Stories, History, and Cultural Poetics
An infinite number of things happen; we bring structure and meaning to the world by making art and telling stories about it. Every work of literature created by human beings comes out of an historical and cultural context, and drawing connections between art and its context can be illuminating for both. Today’s guest, Stephen Greenblatt, is one of the world’s most celebrated literary scholars, fam... (@seanmcarroll, 66 minutes)
2019-Nov-24podcast imageRainer Maria Rilke, Letters To A Young Poet - Conventions and Superficiality - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century poet, novelist, and philosopher, Rainer Maria Rilke's work Letters to a Young Poet, and examines in particular his diagnoses of superficiality and sterility coming from a reliance upon conventions and a conventional way of life. This can be an issue even for those who aim to avoid or escape conventions, as they fall into yet another set of conventions. ... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2019-Nov-24podcast imageE40: Maniraptoran Gravy -The Dinosaur Episode
Tastes like chicken! What does? Dinosaurs… Happy Harrahdays, -Dawdlers (@dawdlerspodcast, 63 minutes)
2019-Nov-24podcast imagePhilosophy in the wake of Empire part 4: Africa
Africa has a history of rich and ancient philosophical traditions. Those traditions were rendered invisible by European colonisers, who sought to overlay Africa's past with the values of the Enlightenment. Today, African philosophy is being uncovered and introduced to the West - but is the West listening? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Nov-24podcast imageEpisode 69, ‘Galileo's Error’ with Philip Goff (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Galileo Galilei is widely considered to be the father of modern science and one of the greatest philosophers to have lived. Galileo played a pivotal role in the developments of the scientific revolution, overturning key tenants of Aristotelian physics and most significantly, advocating mathematics as the language of science. For Galileo, the physics of the past was plagued with unhelpful sensory q... (@ThePanpsycast, 56 minutes)
2019-Nov-24podcast imageHAP 40 - American Africans - Early Black Institutions in the US
Building black institutions in early American history, with Prince Hall and the Masons in Boston, and Richard Allen and the Methodists in Philadelphia. (@HistPhilosophy, 22 minutes)
2019-Nov-24podcast image431: Nonhuman Rights
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/nonhuman-ri... Human rights—like freedom from discrimination and slavery— are fundamental rights and freedoms that every person enjoys simply because they're human. But what about other animals, like monkeys, elephants, and dolphins? Should they enjoy similar fundamental rights? If we can extend the legal notion of personhood to inanimate, abstract objects... (@philtalkradio, 12 minutes)
2019-Nov-23podcast imageRainer Maria Rilke, Letters To A Young Poet - Developing Solitude - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century poet, novelist, and philosopher, Rainer Maria Rilke's work Letters to a Young Poet, and examines in particular his discussion of whether criticism can actually address art or not, and why that is the case. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www... (@philosopher70, 19 minutes)
2019-Nov-22podcast imageA PROGRESSIVE SENATE with Senator Sherrod Brown
Has the Senate been a barrier to progressive reform in America? Is it an institution at odds with our current political culture? I discuss this as well as impeachment, partisanship, and post 2020 with the senior senator from Ohio, Sherrod Brown. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/PoliticalPhiloso... Desk 88: https://www.amazon.com/Desk-88-Progressi... (@PolPhilPod, 39 minutes)
2019-Nov-22podcast image#259 Tyler Volk: From Quarks to Culture
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2019-Nov-22podcast image65 - Vold on How We Can Extend Our Minds With AI
In this episode I talk to Dr Karina Vold. Karina is a philosopher of mind, cognition, and artificial intelligence. She works on the ethical and societal impacts of emerging technologies and their effects on human cognition. Dr Vold is currently a postdoctoral Research Associate at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, a Research Fellow at the Faculty of Philosophy, and a Digital Ch... (@JohnDanaher)
2019-Nov-21podcast image#258 Mark Silcox: The Experience Machine, Simulation, And Videogames
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2019-Nov-21podcast imageEV - 117 Letters.Wiki with Clyde Rathbone
My guest this week is Clyde Rathbone (@ClydeRathbone), co-founder of the social discourse site letter.wiki, where people can engage each other in constructive dialogue through a long form letter writing format. We discuss the origin of the project and its impact on people's style of engagement.Clyde's Website: Letter.WikiInvocation: Thomas MertonEditing by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: htt... (@ETVPod, 60 minutes)
2019-Nov-20podcast imageDo the Clothes Maketh the Human?
Shahidha Bari/ Yashka Jessica Moore/ Heather Widdows Listen here or on YouTube Does fashion allow us to express our individuality or is it a case of the Emperor’s new clothing? Can we judge a book by... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2019-Nov-20podcast imageRainer Maria Rilke, Letters To A Young Poet - Criticism And Art - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century poet, novelist, and philosopher, Rainer Maria Rilke's work Letters to a Young Poet, and examines in particular his discussion of whether criticism can actually address art or not, and why that is the case. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2019-Nov-20podcast imageEp. 69 Kierkegaard
This week, listen in as the salon doors swing open and Kierkegaard enters the room sporting black eyeliner and listening to Cradle of Filth. Be amazed as he deliberately sits in Hegel’s seat and chats up his girlfriend only to abandon her at the end of the evening with the line “it’s not you, it’s me”. Is he moody and interesting or just an emo kid who needs to get a grip? Are we authentic individ... (@PhilosophyWtf, 20 minutes)
2019-Nov-20podcast image0G81: HBO's Watchmen and Reparations
An excerpt from Rorschach's rebooted journal: Viewers are afraid of HBO, for it has seen their true faces. The shows are extended gutters and the gutters are full of blood and boobies and when the drains finally scab over, all the bingers will drown. The accumulated filth of high budget, high concept sex and murder will foam up about their waists, and all the millennials and the boomers who's log ... (@0gPhilosophy, 50 minutes)
2019-Nov-20podcast imageSTM Podcast #29: The Pros and Cons of Optimistic and Pessimistic Perspectives
On episode 29, Alen and Leon explore the benefits and downsides of optimistic and pessimistic thinking, how to cultivate healthier thinking patterns, and share their personal story of their podcast journey. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man's soul. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor/Psychotherapist — specializing in Existential Psyc... (@seize_podcast, 84 minutes)
2019-Nov-20podcast imageSTM Podcast #29: Optimism vs Pessimism
On episode 29, Alen and Leon explore the benefits and downsides of optimistic and pessimistic thinking, how to cultivate healthier thinking patterns, and share their personal story of their podcast journey. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man's soul. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor/Psychotherapist — specializing in Existential Psyc... (@seize_podcast, 84 minutes)
2019-Nov-20podcast imageFalse necessities: Is economic growth a moral good?
Is economic growth a virtuous circle or a Faustian treadmill that benefits some and immiserates others (human and not)? (@RadioNational, 48 minutes)
2019-Nov-19podcast imageTribal Identity and Tribal Conflict | David Blunkett, Dawn Butler, Phillip Blond
Identity politics has become ever more influential. Does our desire to belong to one tribe or another make conflict with others inevitable? Could we do away with tribal allegiances and see ourselves as part of the same human family? Or are group identities based on class, race, sexuality or nationality the only effective vehicles for political change? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, ... (@IAI_TV, 44 minutes)
2019-Nov-18podcast imageThe Problems with Ideology
With the help of ideas from Jiddu Krishnamurti and Hannah Arendt, let's examine the problems with ideology. And let's consider rethinking those things we so passionately thought we knew. Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord... (@philosophyguy2, 20 minutes)
2019-Nov-18podcast image#257 Tania Reynolds: Intrasexual Competition, Moral Typecasting, And Victim Sanctification
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2019-Nov-18podcast imageEp. 229: Descartes's Rules for Thinking (Part Three)
Concluding René Descartes's Rules for Direction of the Mind (1628). We finish rule 12 through the end, talking about simples, the faculties of intuition and judgment, perception and imagination, necessary vs. contingent truths, and how to do Cartesian science, including what constitutes a "perfectly understood problem." Start with part one, or get the full, ad-free Citizen Edition. Please support ... (@PartiallyExLife, 58 minutes)
2019-Nov-18podcast image492: Sanctuary Cities
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/sanctuary-c... In the U.S. there are over 500 sanctuary cities—municipalities that limit their cooperation with the federal government’s immigration law enforcement. Although opponents portray sanctuary cities as besieged by crime, empirical data does not bear out such claims. But what actually justifies sanctuary policies in the first place? Do appeals to... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2019-Nov-18podcast image73 | Grimes (c) on Music, Creativity, and Digital Personae
Changing technologies have always affected how we produce and enjoy art, and music might be the most obvious example. Radio and recordings made it easy for professional music to be widely disseminated, but created a barrier to its creation. Nowadays computers are helping to reverse that trend, allowing casual users to create slick songs of their own. Not everyone is equally good at it, however; Gr... (@seanmcarroll, 78 minutes)
2019-Nov-17podcast imageCriticism of Plato's Doctrine of the Forms - Aristotle, Metaphysics, Book 1 - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle' work, the Metaphysics, focusing on his discussion in book 1 focusing on his criticisms of Plato's doctrine of forms. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/ReasonIO You can find over 1500 philosophy videos... (@philosopher70, 20 minutes)
2019-Nov-17podcast imagePhilosophy in the wake of Empire pt. 3: Missionary feminism
Feminist arguments in the West have been used to advance imperialist projects that inflict suffering on women in Iraq and Afghanistan. And the Western feminist focus on individual rights can be disastrous when played out in non-Western contexts. Is it time to rethink “missionary feminism”? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Nov-17podcast imageEpisode 69, ‘Galileo's Error’ with Philip Goff (Part I - Foundations for a New Science of Consciousness)
Galileo Galilei is widely considered to be the father of modern science and one of the greatest philosophers to have lived. Galileo played a pivotal role in the developments of the scientific revolution, overturning key tenants of Aristotelian physics and most significantly, advocating mathematics as the language of science. For Galileo, the physics of the past was plagued with unhelpful sensory q... (@ThePanpsycast, 58 minutes)
2019-Nov-17podcast imageHoP 336 - We Built This City - Christine de Pizan
Christine de Pizan's political philosophy, epistemology, and the refutation of misogyny in her "City of Ladies". (@HistPhilosophy, 21 minutes)
2019-Nov-16podcast imageE39: We Don't Need No Stinking Badges - Whitehead on Laws of Nature
Metaphysical outlaws? Does our universe operate according to some set or other of fixed, eternal rules? Enforced by whom/what? Could these "laws" themselves "evolve"? This week the Dawdlers consider some lawlike generalizations from Alfred North Whitehead's book Adventures of Ideas where he presents a quadruple of suggestions for how "laws" might function metaphysically, and how various influe... (@dawdlerspodcast, 64 minutes)
2019-Nov-16podcast imageThe Problems with Christianity
The aspects of Christianity I could never overcome. Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Twitter: https://twitter.com/brendenweber_ Email List: https://bit.ly/2rKz8Zn Facebook: https:... (@philosophyguy2, 20 minutes)
2019-Nov-16podcast imageCarolyn Dicey Jennings Live!
Join me for a discussion with Carolyn Dicey Jennings, an associate professor of philosophy and cognitive science at UC Merced, as we discuss themes from her upcoming book The Attending Mind. Carolyn’s website The Attending Mind (@onemorebrown)
2019-Nov-16podcast imageEscaping Skinner's Box: AI and the New Era of Techno-Superstition
[The following is the text of a talk I delivered at the World Summit AI on the 10th October 2019. The talk is essentially a nugget taken from my new book Automation and Utopia. It's not an excerpt per se, but does look at one of the key arguments I make in the book. You can listen to the talk using the plugin above or download it here.]The science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke once formulated th... (@JohnDanaher)
2019-Nov-15podcast imageIMMIGRATION & SELF-DETERMINATION with David Miller
Do we have special obligations towards fellow citizens? Is self-determination valuable? Can national identity be threatened by large scale immigration? I'm joined by David Miller to discuss these, and other, issues. (@PolPhilPod, 80 minutes)
2019-Nov-15podcast image#256 Catherine Salmon: Evolutionary Psychology And Pop Culture
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2019-Nov-15podcast imagePlato's Doctrine of the Forms - Aristotle, Metaphysics, Book 1 - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle' work, the Metaphysics, focusing on his presentation of Plato's doctrine of forms, which holds that the immaterial form is the real thing, and the material things are mere copies, participating in the form To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, y... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2019-Nov-14podcast image#255 Mark Sheskin: Moral Developmental Psychology
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2019-Nov-14podcast imagePhilip Goff Live!
Join me for another discussion with Philip Goff, a consciousness researcher at Durham University. This time we discuss themes from his new book Galileo’s Error Galileo’s Error on Amazon Philip’s website Philip’s blog (@onemorebrown)
2019-Nov-14podcast imageEV - 116 Zhuangzi and Scientific Realism with Aaron Novick
My guest this week is Aaron Novick (@AmneMachin), assistant professor of philosophy at Purdue University. We combine together two often requested topics that might not seem related at first glance. We look first at the work of Zhuangzi, a 4th century Chinese philosopher, and then consider how it informs our modern discussion of the nature of science.Aaron's Website: https://www.aaronnovick.com/Inv... (@ETVPod, 69 minutes)
2019-Nov-14podcast image(Contemplating) Truth
The path to truth finds us traveling down a road of knowledge, an experience that is thrilling and pleasant. Let's give it a go. Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Twitter: https://twit... (@philosophyguy2, 19 minutes)
2019-Nov-13podcast imageSonia Sedivy (Toronto): “The Puzzle of Make-Believe about Pictures: Can One Imagine a Perception to be Different?”
Sonia Sedivy (Toronto) presents “The Puzzle of Make-Believe about Pictures: Can One Imagine a Perception to be Different?” at Senate House in London (13/11/2019, 16-18:00) for the London Aesthetics Forum. Please do not cite or reproduce without permission. (@aestheticsforum)
2019-Nov-13podcast imageBlockchain, consent and prosent for medical research
Respecting patients' autonomy is increasingly important in the digital age, yet researchers have raised concerns over the barriers of access to medical data useful for data-driven medical research. Respecting patients and their autonomy, a primary obligation of medical professionals, is increasingly important in the digital age. Yet biomedical and bioethical researchers have raised concerns over ... (@ethicsinthenews, 31 minutes)
2019-Nov-13podcast imageEp. 68 Hegel Part 5
This week, listen in shocked disgust as Danny shamelessly runs with scissors while Mike looks on wondering whether or not he ought to intervene. Do we want what is best for us? Do we need a powerful other operating with utter conviction to lead us forward into the promised land? What do we do with the alien? Do we lock them up in Area 51 and dissect them to learn more about ourselves? How do we re... (@PhilosophyWtf, 18 minutes)
2019-Nov-13podcast image0G80: Primer and the Ethics of Time Travel
Here's what's going to happen, I'm going to do a matrix like voiceover and you're going to listen, and when that's over, you're going to have even less of a clue what's going on. It all started with a box... We're doing primer! Y'all asked, and we finally looped enough times to find the timeline where we deliver! You get to hear Thomas explain the 60% of the plot he was able to follow and then we ... (@0gPhilosophy, 49 minutes)
2019-Nov-13podcast imageDoes "calling-out" do more harm than good?
What is it about "calling-out" someone online or "cancelling" someone guilty of an egregious wrong, that is problematic? Does moral seriousness, in a time of incommensurable disagreement, necessarily need to take the form of moral purity? (@RadioNational, 54 minutes)
2019-Nov-12podcast imageEpisode 176: Split-Brains and the (Dis)Unity of Consciousness
David and Tamler discuss famous 'split brain' experiments pioneered by Roger Sperry and Michael Gazzaniga. What happens when you cut off the main line of communication between the left and right hemispheres of our brain? Why under certain conditions do the the left and right brains seem like they have different abilities and desires? What does this tell us about the ‘self’? Do we have two consciou... (@verybadwizards, 108 minutes)
2019-Nov-12podcast imageAnatomy of a Language
Richard Hudson/ Guy Longworth/ Hazel Pearson Listen here or on YouTube The importance of grammar is apparent when learning a new language, but there’s much more to grammar than meets the eye. As the... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2019-Nov-12podcast imageThe Pythagoreans' Metaphysical Account - Aristotle, Metaphysics, Book 1 - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle' work, the Metaphysics, focusing on his discussion in book 1 of the Pythagoreans' metaphysical account and doctrines, which viewed everything as either numbers or functions of numbers. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - w... (@philosopher70, 10 minutes)
2019-Nov-12podcast imageOut of the Vat #4 – Brian Glenney
Brian Glenney specialises in the philosophy of perception, with a specific interest in Molyneux's Question. In this episode we talk to Brian about perception, illusion and (literally) seeing the... Philosophers’ work and philosophers’ lives, both inside and outside of philosophy. Brought to you by the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, the Centre for Philosophy of Natural ... (@LSEPhilosophy, 33 minutes)
2019-Nov-12podcast imageThe Rise and Fall of Sex | Daphna Joel, Barry Barnes, Stuart Ritchie
Although most of us are critical of gender stereotypes, few deny the existence of two discrete biological sexes. Yet biology itself shows dozens of combinations of human sex chromosomes. Could biological sex itself then be an illusion, constructed from human categories? Or is this a futile attempt to deny the reality of two biological sexes? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, Head of Psy... (@IAI_TV, 36 minutes)
2019-Nov-12podcast imageRationally Speaking #243 - Bryan Caplan on "The Case for Open Borders"
Economist Bryan Caplan makes a compelling case for open borders in his new graphic nonfiction book, "Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration," illustrated by cartoonist Zach Weinersmith. (@Rspodcast, 49 minutes)
2019-Nov-11podcast image#254 Michael Gurven: Division Of Labor, Polygyny, And Personality Across Societies
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2019-Nov-11podcast imageJoker
An analysis of the new Joker film. What does it say about what leads one to violent acts? Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Twitter: https://twitter.com/brendenweber_ Email List: htt... (@philosophyguy2, 13 minutes)
2019-Nov-11podcast image72 | César Hidalgo on Information in Societies, Economies, and the Universe
Maxwell's Demon is a famous thought experiment in which a mischievous imp uses knowledge of the velocities of gas molecules in a box to decrease the entropy of the gas, which could then be used to do useful work such as pushing a piston. This is a classic example of converting information (what the gas molecules are doing) into work. But of course that kind of phenomenon is much more widespread --... (@seanmcarroll, 77 minutes)
2019-Nov-11podcast imageAccounts Introducing Efficient Causes- Aristotle, Metaphysics, Book 1 - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle' work, the Metaphysics, focusing on his discussion in book 1 of accounts that introduce a second cause - the "efficient" cause - in addition to a material cause, in order to explain how things exist and are how they are. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct ... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2019-Nov-11podcast imageEp. 229: Descartes's Rules for Thinking (Part Two)
Continuing on René Descartes's Rules for Direction of the Mind (1628), covering rules 7 through the first part of the lengthy rule 12. We try to figure out what he means by "enumeration;" the faculties of imagination, sense and memory; the virtues of perspicacity and sagacity; his psychology of the senses, the "common sense" where all sense data comes together, and the understanding; how Descartes... (@PartiallyExLife, 53 minutes)
2019-Nov-11podcast imageRobert Talisse, "Overdoing Democracy: Why We Must Put Politics in Its Place" (Oxford UP, 2019)
In the United States in particular, there is almost no social space today, whether that’s Thanksgiving dinner or going shopping, that has not become saturated with political meaning. In Overdoing Democracy: Why We Must Put Politics in Its Place (Oxford University Press, 2019), Robert Talisse argues that contrary to what many democratic theorists have argued, democracy is something we can do too mu... (@NewBooksPhil, 71 minutes)
2019-Nov-10podcast imageSTM Podcast #28: Battling Loneliness in the Age of Social Media - Liz Dorval
On episode 28, we welcome back Liz Dorval to discuss the loneliness epidemic in our social media age. We focus on the influence of social media on narcissistic and selfish behavior, why it’s important for us to listen to others’ opinions, and how we can learn to use social media to create healthier and more intimate relationships. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidatin... (@seize_podcast, 61 minutes)
2019-Nov-10podcast imageEpisode 120: Robin Dembroff on going beyond the gender binary
Ever wonder what 'gender non-binary' means? Don't worry--Robin Dembroff (Yale University) is here to walk us through the relevant terminology, along with the everyday moral issues that are tied up with the gender concepts we use. For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy (@ElucidationsPod, 33 minutes)
2019-Nov-10podcast imagePhilosophy in the wake of Empire pt. 2: Migrants and other Others
As refugees from the former colonies make their way to Europe, notions of “European life” and “European values” are facing unprecedented challenges. As postcolonial subjects, how should these migrants be received and understood? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Nov-10podcast imageEpisode 68, The Olly Thorn Interview (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Oliver Thorn is an actor and educator, best known as the creator and host of the popular YouTube channel Philosophy Tube. Boasting around half a million subscribers, Olly’s channel is notorious for its well-researched content and colourful presentation. With over six years of videos under his belt, it is fair to say that Olly is going over and above in his goal of giving away his philosophy degree... (@ThePanpsycast, 42 minutes)
2019-Nov-10podcast imageHAP 39 - Doris Garraway on the Haitian Revolution
An interview with Doris Garraway on the background, intellectual basis, and legacy of the Haitian Revolution. (@HistPhilosophy, 32 minutes)
2019-Nov-10podcast image430: Should Beliefs Aim at Truth?
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/should-beli... If beliefs can be described as having a goal or purpose, then surely that is something like aiming at the truth. Yet we all hold many false beliefs too. Do these false beliefs fail to meet their goal? Or are there some things we believe simply because they make us feel good? Could the goal of beliefs sometimes be to provide comfort? Or must ... (@philtalkradio, 10 minutes)
2019-Nov-09podcast imageINEQUALITY Q&A
I take on a range of audience questions and comments from my economic inequality episode: Diminishing marginal returns, poverty vs inequality, long run growth, and the morality of capitalism. (@PolPhilPod, 75 minutes)
2019-Nov-08podcast image#253 Douglas Fry: Is War Part Of Human Nature?
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2019-Nov-08podcast imagePretty Much Pop #18: Stephen King's Media Empire
Is the most popular writer of our time actually a good writer? Or maybe he used to be good? While you've been thinking about those questions, King already wrote another book, so ha! Mark, Erica, and Brian share their experiences with and opinions about King's oeuvre and the films and shows that have come out of it. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreon.c... (@PartiallyExLife, 54 minutes)
2019-Nov-07podcast imageEV - 115 Automation and Utopia with John Danaher
My guest this week isJohn Danaher, author of Automation and Utopia: Human Flourishing in a World Without Work. We go long to do a deep dive into every word in that title, and a few other topics as well. I really enjoyed John's book and highly recommend it to folks interested in the map of possible futures.Automation and Utopia: https://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?... Aaron's fevered mindEditin... (@ETVPod, 85 minutes)
2019-Nov-07podcast image#252 Patricia Churchland: Conscience, Morality, and Moral Philosophy
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2019-Nov-06podcast imageEp. 67 Hegel Part 4
This week Hegel reveals his true colours as he seeks to assimilate our biological and cultural distinctiveness into his own. Raise your shields in hopeless defiance as dialectical inevitability cuts into your hull and extracts all the good stuff to further the universal collective. Resistance is futile, who will save us? Will it be Marx or has he already succumbed to the lure of metaphysical inevi... (@PhilosophyWtf, 21 minutes)
2019-Nov-06podcast image0G79: The Ones Who Stay and Fight and The Paradox of Tolerance
Now imagine an even greater and glorious afrofuturist podcast, where everyone gets equitable access to boxes. What price would you be willing to pay for that podcast?! Could you truly enjoy such a podcast knowing that those who challenge the podcast are summarily executed? What if we call their objections a disease that must be cut out at the root? Better or worse? This week we're doing the N.K. J... (@0gPhilosophy, 39 minutes)
2019-Nov-06podcast imageWhat happened when the Berlin Wall came down?
The fall of the Berlin Wall thirty years ago is celebrated across the Western world as a world-historical moment: the triumph of freedom over tyranny, of democracy over communism. But is this justified? And why the fascination in the West? Professor of International Relations Sarah Percy joins Waleed and Scott to discuss what the 'fall' of the Berlin Wall revealed, and concealed. (@RadioNational, 46 minutes)
2019-Nov-05podcast imageThe Mystery of Life | Nick Lane, Monica Grady, Ralph Cordey
As we explore the planets of the solar system and look out at those beyond, researchers hope they will find evidence of life. But would it be like life on earth? Or is the wish to find other life forms a science fiction fantasy that serves Hollywood well but has little to do with reality? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, Biochemist and author of The Vital Question Nick Lane, Head of F... (@IAI_TV, 45 minutes)
2019-Nov-04podcast image#251 Diana Fleischman: Sex Robots, Technology, And The Future Of Human Relationships
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2019-Nov-04podcast imageAristotle Now
Joachim Aufderheide / Sophie Grace Chappell / Sophia Connell Listen here or on YouTube Aristotle is one of the most famous and influential philosophers. His work on logic, metaphysics, politics, and... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2019-Nov-04podcast image491: Hobbes and the Ideal Citizen
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/hobbes-and-... Seventeenth century philosopher Thomas Hobbes believed that without government to control our worst impulses, life would be 'solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.' Consequently, he thought that absolute monarchy is the best form of government. So is Hobbes’ ideal citizen simply someone who is willing to submit to absolute authority, or ... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2019-Nov-04podcast imageEp. 229: Descartes's Rules for Thinking (Part One)
On René Descartes's Rules for Direction of the Mind (1628). Is there a careful way to approach problems that will ensure that you'll always be right? What if you just never assert anything you can't be sure of? This is Descartes's strategy, modeled on mathematics. We likewise carefully move step-by-step through this text. This is part 1 of 3; get the whole discussion now via the Citizen Edition no... (@PartiallyExLife, 50 minutes)
2019-Nov-04podcast imageGenetic Selection and Enhancement
Professor Julian Savulescu and Dr Katrien Devolder discuss the use of genetic testing to select which children to bring into the world. Should we use genetic testing to choose which children to bring into the world, and if so, how should we choose? Is it acceptable to choose a deaf child? Should we choose our children on the basis of non-disease traits such as intelligence or fitness, if we can? D... (@ethicsinthenews, 56 minutes)
2019-Nov-04podcast image71 | Philip Goff on Consciousness Everywhere
The human brain contains roughly 85 billion neurons, wired together in an extraordinarily complex network of interconnected parts. It’s hardly surprising that we don’t understand the mind and how it works. But do we know enough about our experience of consciousness to suggest that consciousness cannot arise from nothing more than the physical interactions of bits of matter? Panpsychism is the idea... (@seanmcarroll, 95 minutes)
2019-Nov-04podcast imageSTM Podcast #27: Understanding Neurodiversity in Counseling & Education - Emily Kircher-Morris
On episode 27, we welcome mental health counselor Emily Kircher-Morris to learn about the various characteristics of neurodiversity, the experiences and strengths of individuals labeled as twice-exceptional (2e), and how we can adapt teaching to fit the needs of all children. Emily Kircher-Morris, LPC has dual Masters degrees in Counseling and Education. She specializes in working with gifted/high... (@seize_podcast, 74 minutes)
2019-Nov-03podcast imageSam Harris Responds
Long ago, Zach published a critique of Sam Harris (https://thevimblog.com/2018/09/21/wake-... that accused Sam of a point of hypocrisy with respect to his treatment of Islam and race. Shockingly, Sam released a recent podcast in which he responds to arguments quite similar to Zach’s. So in a certain sense, Sam has responded to Zach. This episode outlines the disagreement and explores the arg... (@thevimblog, 75 minutes)
2019-Nov-03podcast image21/10/2019 – Glen Pettigrove on Ambition, Love, and Happiness
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2019-Nov-03podcast imageKathryn Conrad on University Press Publishing
As you may know, university presses publish a lot of good books. In fact, they publish thousands of them every year. They are different from most trade books in that most of them are what you might called "fundamental research." Their authors--dedicated researchers one and all--provide the scholarly stuff upon which many non-fiction trade books are based. So when you are reading, say, a popular hi... (@NewBooksPhil, 40 minutes)
2019-Nov-03podcast imagePhilosophy in the wake of Empire pt. 1: The white way to think
The West has a history of colonisation and empire-building. How has this shaped the discipline of philosophy? This week – first in a five-part series – we look at racism and the unfortunate legacy of Immanuel Kant, who believed the non-white races were incapable of philosophical reflection. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Nov-03podcast imageHoP 335 - Sabrina Ebbersmeyer on Emotions in Renaissance Philosophy
An interview with Sabrina Ebbersmeyer about the relation of emotion to reason and the body, and panpsychism, in the Renaissance. (@HistPhilosophy, 29 minutes)
2019-Nov-03podcast imageEpisode 68, The Olly Thorn Interview (Part I - Behind Philosophy Tube)
Oliver Thorn is an actor and educator, best known as the creator and host of the popular YouTube channel Philosophy Tube. Boasting around half a million subscribers, Olly’s channel is notorious for its well-researched content and colourful presentation. With over six years of videos under his belt, it is fair to say that Olly is going over and above in his goal of giving away his philosophy degree... (@ThePanpsycast, 38 minutes)
2019-Nov-01podcast image#250 Rachel Kleinfeld: A Savage Order; Decivilization, Dirty Deals, And Recivilization
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2019-Nov-01podcast imageAccounts Based On Material Causes - Aristotle, Metaphysics, Book 1 - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle' work, the Metaphysics, focusing on his discussion in book 1 focusing on the metaphysical accounts of his predecessors, specifically those centered around material causes To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/R... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2019-Nov-01podcast imageElijah Millgram, "John Stuart Mill and the Meaning of Life" (Oxford UP, 2019)
According to an intuitive view, lives are meaningful when they manifest a directedness or instantiate a project such that the disparate events and endeavors “add up to” a life. John Stuart Mill’s life certainly was devoted to a project in that sense. Yet Mill’s life was in many respects unsatisfying – riven with anxiety and trauma. What does Mill’s life teach us about meaningful lives? In Joh... (@NewBooksPhil, 69 minutes)
2019-Oct-31podcast imageEpisode #136 ... Hannah Arendt - The Banality of Evil
Today we discuss the work of Hannah Arendt. (@iamstephenwest, 29 minutes)
2019-Oct-31podcast image#249 Moshe Hoffman: Problems With Theories In Psychology
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2019-Oct-31podcast imageA (Brief) History of Western Philosophy
So this is a completely revamped, redone, and improved version of my history of Western philosophy episode. Enjoy! Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Twitter: https://twitter.com/brende... (@philosophyguy2, 32 minutes)
2019-Oct-31podcast imageEV - 114 Neuro-Yogacara with Bryce Huebner
My guest this week is Bryce Huebner (@distributedcog), a Provost's Distinguished Associate Professor in Philosophy at Georgetown University. We discuss the distributed nature of cognition from both an analytic and Yogacara buddhist perspective, plus we talk meditation and metal!Bryce's personal page: https://brycehuebner.weebly.com/Yogacara... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/YogacharaI... Rachel Son... (@ETVPod, 61 minutes)
2019-Oct-30podcast imageThe Occult
Lauren Kassell / Richard Pettigrew / Nisha Ramayya Listen here or on YouTube For Halloween this year, we delved into the mystic… Philosophy often presents itself as founded on logic and... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2019-Oct-30podcast imageEp. 66 Hegel Part 3
This week Danny and Mike watch in mild amusement as Hegel argues that his is bigger than anyone else's and he’ll fight anyone who says otherwise. Listen with mounting concern as Georg starts sounding off about how he isn’t really a racist but that Germany rules, love it or leave it! Is the Spirit on tour and keeping its good stuff for the Western venues or are the audiences shouting out “play the ... (@PhilosophyWtf, 26 minutes)
2019-Oct-30podcast image0G78: Omelas and Distributive Justice
Imagine a great and glorious golden podcast, filled with as many or as few boxes as your heart could desire. What price would you be willing to pay for that podcast? I don't mean on patreon, I'm talking cost in human suffering. Could you truly enjoy such a podcast knowing that it relied on the constant pain of one poor co-host at the hands of the other cohost? Would you continue to partake of the ... (@0gPhilosophy, 43 minutes)
2019-Oct-30podcast imageWhat moral obligations does feminism impose on men?
Feminism is undeniably one of the most significant political movements of the last century. So what does feminism demand of men? Meagan Tyler joins Scott and Waleed to discuss whether men can be "feminists"? (@RadioNational, 45 minutes)
2019-Oct-29podcast imageEpisode 175: At Least We Didn’t Talk About Zombies (Nagel’s “What is it Like to be a Bat?”)
We try (with varying success) to wrap our heads around Thomas Nagel’s classic article “What is it Like to be a Bat?" Does science have the tools to give us a theory of consciousness or is that project doomed from the outset? Why do reductionist or functionalist explanations seem so unsatisfying? Is the problem that consciousness is subjective, or is it something about the nature of conscious exper... (@verybadwizards, 103 minutes)
2019-Oct-29podcast imagePretty Much Pop #17: Comedy as Philosophy w/ Daniel Lobell
Are stand-up comedians the Modern Day Philosophers? This is the premise of Daniel's podcast, but really, only some comedians express original claims; many just tell jokes. Are those exceptional comics philosophizing? Does telling the whole, tragic truth rule out being funny? Daniel, Mark, Erica, and Brian consider Carlin, Gadsby, Chappelle, and others. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus... (@PartiallyExLife, 46 minutes)
2019-Oct-29podcast imageA Mad World | Richard Bentall, Ann John, Lucy Johnstone
An ever growing number of people are being treated for mental illness. Some blame the modern world, yet critics warn that psychiatrists and big pharma have an interest in describing normal human behaviour as an illness or disorder. Might we do better to give up the notion that mental distress implies illness? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, author of Madness Explained Richard Bentall... (@IAI_TV, 39 minutes)
2019-Oct-29podcast imageRationally Speaking #242 - Keith Frankish on "Why consciousness is an illusion"
Philosopher of mind Keith Frankish is one of the leading proponents of "illusionism," the theory that argues that your subjective experience -- i.e., the "what it is like" to be you -- is a trick of the mind. (@Rspodcast, 43 minutes)
2019-Oct-28podcast imageE38: Cognitive Combinatorialism - What Makes Humans Special?
What makes humans special? Is it language? Culture? Throwing? Semiotics? Impossible burgers? Ryan thinks it’s the extent to which we combine ("meat", cheese, bun - see!?). In this episode we Dawdlers discuss this in this “short long” and will perhaps revisit it again sometime. Join hands and feel our infinite combinatorial power, people! -The Dawdlers ~~~ 00:01:13 – Ryan’s deep passions ... (@dawdlerspodcast, 55 minutes)
2019-Oct-28podcast image#248 Todd Shackelford & Viviana Weekes-Shackelford: Mating After Children
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2019-Oct-28podcast imageMargot Strohminger (Oxford): “Supposition, Imagination and Offline Belief”
Margot Strohminger (Oxford) presents “Supposition, Imagination and Offline Belief” at Senate House in London (23/10/2019, 16-18:00) for the London Aesthetics Forum. Please do not cite or reproduce without permission. (@aestheticsforum)
2019-Oct-28podcast image70 | Katie Mack on How the Universe Will End
Cosmologists are always talking excitedly about the Big Bang and all the cool stuff that happened in the 14 billion years between then and now. But what about the future? We don't know for sure, but we know enough about the laws of physics to sketch out several plausible scenarios for what the future of our universe will hold. Katie Mack is a cosmologist who is writing a book about the end of the ... (@seanmcarroll, 83 minutes)
2019-Oct-28podcast imageEp. 228: Social Construction of Race (Appiah, Mills) (Part Two)
Continuing on Kwame Anthony Appiah's "Race, Culture, Identity: Misunderstood Connections" (1994), Charles Mills's "But What Are You Really?, The Metaphysics of Race" (1998), and Neven Sesardic's "Race: A Social Destruction of a Biological Concept" (2010) with guest Coleman Hughes. Racial classifications vary geographically, therefore race is socially constructed. Given this, can we retain the posi... (@PartiallyExLife, 48 minutes)
2019-Oct-28podcast image429: The Limits of Medical Consent
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/lim... In our healthcare system, parents normally make medical decisions for their kids because, we think, children are not competent to make such decisions for themselves. Similarly, we permit doctors to violate or defer consent for mentally incompetent adults. But where do we draw the line for what constitutes ‘incompetence’? Should severely depr... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2019-Oct-27podcast imageJoseph LeDoux on the 4 Billion Year Journey to Our Conscious Selves
Joseph LeDoux is a celebrated neuroscientist whose latest book is a work of quite staggering ambition - it traces the ‘Four Billion Year Story of How We Got Conscious Brains’. He reveals the profound similarities between us and bacteria, as well as offering a brilliant, overarching account of what makes us unique in the animal kingdom; how we developed the capacity for emotion and self-consciousne... (@NSthepodcast, 62 minutes)
2019-Oct-27podcast imageAssessing the Moral Status of Robots: A Shorter Defence of Ethical Behaviourism
[This is the text of a lecture that I delivered at Tilburg University on the 24th of September 2019. It was delivered as part of the 25th Anniversary celebrations for TILT (Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society). My friend and colleague Sven Nyholm was the discussant for the evening. The lecture is based on my longer academic article ‘Welcoming Robots into the Moral Circle: A Defence o... (@JohnDanaher)
2019-Oct-27podcast imageReparation
When individuals and communities today still suffer the consequences of past wrongs — slavery, dispossession, invasion, the theft of land and resources — what exactly is owed to them, and who should pay? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Oct-27podcast imageHAP 38 - My Haitian Pen - Baron de Vastey
The Baron de Vastey unveils the horror of colonialism as a system and defends the monarchy of King Christophe in the tense early years of Haiti’s independence. (@HistPhilosophy, 24 minutes)
2019-Oct-27podcast imageEpisode 67, Flowers for Algernon (Part V - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Report: March 2nd After the successes we have had with Algernon, and with much deliberation, I have officially chosen our first research subject. Charlie Gordon, 32, was recommended to us by Alice Kinian from the Beekman School for Retarded Adults and she has assured us of his desire to increase his intellect. I have scheduled for Charlie to come to the lab over the next few days where Burt S... (@ThePanpsycast, 32 minutes)
2019-Oct-25podcast imageBREXIT, CONGRESS, & CULTURE
I develop an original account how how different political cultures, & different ways of conceptualizing politics, have developed in the US and UK. How they have recently become inversions of each other. And argue that the current chaos is the shape fo things to come. (@PolPhilPod, 101 minutes)
2019-Oct-25podcast image#247 Victoria Dougherty: What People Want From Fiction, And The Art Of Worldbuilding
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2019-Oct-24podcast image#246 Robert Burton: On Being Certain
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2019-Oct-24podcast imageThe Ethical Human
Zanna Clay/ Philip Pettit/ Simone Schnall Listen here or on YouTube Where do our ideas of right and wrong come from? Can the evolutionary processes that produced human beings explain the moral... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2019-Oct-24podcast imageJ. Neuhaus, "Geeky Pedagogy: A Guide for Intellectuals, Introverts, and Nerds Who Want to Be Effective Teachers" (West Virginia UP, 2019)
The things that make people academics -- as deep fascination with some arcane subject, often bordering on obsession, and a comfort with the solitude that developing expertise requires -- do not necessarily make us good teachers. Jessamyn Neuhaus’s Geeky Pedagogy: A Guide for Intellectuals, Introverts, and Nerds Who Want to Be Effective Teachers (West Virginia University Press, 2019) helps us to id... (@NewBooksPhil, 33 minutes)
2019-Oct-24podcast imageEV - 113 Expressivist Kantianism with Florence Bacus
My guest this week is Florence Bacus (@morallawwithin), a grad student in the Tufts terminal masters program and an impressive consumer of great philosophical works. We discuss some of her recent work on epistemology as well as a deep dive into Kantian ethics and expressivist metaethics, with the tantalizing idea that maybe they're compatible in some way.Florence's Curious Cat page: https://curiou... (@ETVPod, 60 minutes)
2019-Oct-23podcast imageE37: The Memory of an Old Idea No One Ever Had - Derrida's Hauntology
To be or not to be, that’s the question, isn’t it? In this episode, we Dawdlers discuss Jacques Derrida’s idea “Hauntology.” Not an easy philosopher to understand, we do our best to work out what spooks a Frenchman. In the end, this was but a first foray into the thoughts of an intellect that dealt in as much enigma as he did in misunderstanding. Happy Halloween you cavity-riddled chompers! ... (@dawdlerspodcast, 69 minutes)
2019-Oct-23podcast imageEp. 65 Hegel Part 2
This week Mike and Danny discover how fraught with danger it is to synthesize a new drink out of two more familiar ones. Do two wrongs make a right? Are we more individual in combination with others or should we go it alone like the rugged Enlightenment individuals Descartes brought us up to be? Who is your daddy? While Hegel offers us nothing less than nirvana who is sitting nearby offering us ro... (@PhilosophyWtf, 22 minutes)
2019-Oct-23podcast image0G77: DS9 Heart of Stone and Deontology
Hey friends, show notes guy here. This one's a feels show so I'm gonna play it straight. Aron Eisenberg, the actor who played Nog on DS9, passed away recently. He was a beloved member of the Star Trek community and we wanted to do a tribute episode to pay our respects. So, we brought on the perfect person to guide us through, Callie Wright. Besides being an amazing podcaster, Callie is very active... (@0gPhilosophy, 45 minutes)
2019-Oct-23podcast imageDoes democracy have a problem with conspiracies?
If conspiracism is the consequence of particular conceptions of truth, knowledge, agency, power in democratic politics, is it a problem that can be solved? Professor Sophia Rosenfeld joins us to discuss whether conspiracism become an inescapable, all-pervasive feature of modern life. (@RadioNational, 42 minutes)
2019-Oct-22podcast imagePretty Much Pop #16: 25 Years After FRIENDS
Mark, Erica, and Brian examine the conventions, techniques, and staying power of the beloved '90s sitcom. Are we supposed to identify with, or idolize, or merely like these people? What makes the formula work, did it sustain itself over its 10-year run, was it successfully replicated, and what parts haven't aged well? For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreo... (@PartiallyExLife, 43 minutes)
2019-Oct-22podcast imageThe New Moralism | Matthew Taylor, Rebecca Roache, Hilary Lawson
Many would argue that for at least a century we have been moving away from the moral certainties of traditional Christianity. Yet now a new form of moral certainty is reappearing, with much of our culture seemingly gripped by a focus on virtue and a tightly policed sense of right and wrong. Should we welcome this return to virtue and embrace a new moralism that will purge society of its newly foun... (@IAI_TV, 39 minutes)
2019-Oct-21podcast image#245 Daniel Conroy-Beam: The Evolutionary Psychology of Mating
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2019-Oct-21podcast imageEp. 228: Social Construction of Race (Appiah, Mills) (Part One)
On Kwame Anthony Appiah's "Race, Culture, Identity: Misunderstood Connections" (1994), Charles Mills's "But What Are You Really?, The Metaphysics of Race" (1998), and Neven Sesardic's "Race: A Social Destruction of a Biological Concept" (2010). With guest Coleman Hughes. Don't wait for part two; get your full, ad-free Citizen Edition now. Please support PEL! Sponsors: NativeDeodorant.com (code PE... (@PartiallyExLife, 43 minutes)
2019-Oct-21podcast image490: Conscious Machiness
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/conscious-m... Computers have already surpassed us in their ability to perform certain cognitive tasks. Perhaps it won’t be long till every household has a super intelligent robot who can outperform us in almost every domain. While future AI might be excellent at appearing conscious, could AI ever actually become conscious? Would forcing conscious robots t... (@philtalkradio, 10 minutes)
2019-Oct-21podcast imageEmily Thomas on Wildly Implausible Metaphysics
Some philosophers have drawn very strange conclusions about the nature of reality. Despite this Emily Thomas believes that their work may still be worth studying. They usually have had good reasons for what they concluded. In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast she discusses several wildly implausible metaphysical theories with Nigel Warburton. We are grateful for support from the Marc S... (@philosophybites, 20 minutes)
2019-Oct-21podcast image69 | Cory Doctorow on Technology, Monopoly, and the Future of the Internet
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2019-Oct-21podcast imageDilek Huseyinzadegan, "Kant’s Nonideal Theory of Politics" (Northwestern UP, 2019)
In Kant’s Nonideal Theory of Politics (Northwestern University Press, 2019), Dilek Huseyinzadegan analyzes Kant’s political writings by attending to the role of history, anthropology, and geography in his thought. She shows that Kant employs teleology as a means to orient us within the chaotic contingency of experience in order to plan and navigate a path to just political orders from our current ... (@NewBooksPhil, 57 minutes)
2019-Oct-20podcast imageCan there be a Left-wing Authoritarianism?
Justin and Zach reunite to consider the question of whether there an be a left-wing authoritarianism. In the previous episode, they discussed what it means to have an authoritarian personality, to be someone inclined to support authoritarian candidates. And it is a fact of the research that authoritarians are sorting themselves into the Republican party. But must that be the case? Justin and Zach ... (@thevimblog, 79 minutes)
2019-Oct-20podcast imageSTM Podcast #26: Mindsets - Is Collaboration Better than Competition?
On episode 26, we welcome our friend Liz Dorval to discuss the difference between competitive and collaborative mindsets, their association to the loneliness epidemic, the stark division in American politics, and how we can learn to achieve both individual and collective success. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man's soul. He is a Licensed ... (@seize_podcast, 77 minutes)
2019-Oct-20podcast imageThe problem with humanism
How well does humanism's account of itself hold up in philosophical terms? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Oct-20podcast imageEpisode 67, Flowers for Algernon (Part IV - The Meaning)
Report: March 2nd After the successes we have had with Algernon, and with much deliberation, I have officially chosen our first research subject. Charlie Gordon, 32, was recommended to us by Alice Kinian from the Beekman School for Retarded Adults and she has assured us of his desire to increase his intellect. I have scheduled for Charlie to come to the lab over the next few days where Burt S... (@ThePanpsycast, 41 minutes)
2019-Oct-20podcast imageHoP 334 - Chance Encounters - Reviving Hellenistic philosophy
The rediscovery of Epicurus, Lucretius, and Sextus Empiricus spreads challenging ideas about chance, atomism, and skepticism. (@HistPhilosophy, 22 minutes)
2019-Oct-18podcast image#244 Ruth Feldman: The Neurobiology Of Attachment, Oxytocin, And Synchrony
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2019-Oct-17podcast imageECONOMIC EQUALITY
Is the current distribution of ecumenic resources in the US morally defensible? How should a mature moral or political theory think about this? I give my personal views. (@PolPhilPod, 71 minutes)
2019-Oct-17podcast image#243 Lars Penke: The Evolution Of Personality, Intelligence, And Mate Preferences
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2019-Oct-17podcast image2019 Uehiro Lectures (3/3): Improving Political Discourse (2): Communicating moral concern beyond blaming and shaming
Lies, propaganda, and fake news have hijacked political discourse, distracting the electorate from engaging with the global problems we face. These Uehiro Lectures suggest a pathway for democratic institutions to devise solutions to the problems we face t People often resist facts because accepting facts exposes them to shame and blame. Yet, when the point of raising facts is to orient others to ... (@ethicsinthenews, 59 minutes)
2019-Oct-17podcast image2019 Uehiro Lectures (2/3): Improving Political Discourse (1): Re-learning how to talk about facts across group identities
Lies, propaganda, and fake news have hijacked political discourse, distracting the electorate from engaging with the global problems we face. These Uehiro Lectures suggest a pathway for democratic institutions to devise solutions to the problems we face t I argue that citizen science and local deliberation within internally diverse micro-publics offer models of how political discourse can be re-or... (@ethicsinthenews, 64 minutes)
2019-Oct-17podcast image2019 Uehiro Lectures (1/3): What Has Gone Wrong? Populist politics and the mobilization of fear and resentment
Lies, propaganda, and fake news have hijacked political discourse, distracting the electorate from engaging with the global problems we face. These Uehiro Lectures suggest a pathway for democratic institutions to devise solutions to the problems we face. I diagnose the deterioration of public discourse regarding basic facts to the rise of populist politics, which is powered by the activation of id... (@ethicsinthenews, 55 minutes)
2019-Oct-17podcast imageEV - 112 Leftist Martial Arts with Sam Yang
My guest this week is Sam Yang (@StuffFromSam), cohost of the Southpaw podcast and a strong advocate for more leftist philosophy in the world of marital arts. We grapple with the challenges in that Joe Rogan dominated community. Sam does a great job pinning down some tricky points.Southpaw Podcast: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/must-tr... Jean-Luc Godard (suggested by the great Michael Morenko)... (@ETVPod, 61 minutes)
2019-Oct-16podcast imageBernardo Kastrup Live!
Join me for a discussion with Bernardo Kastrup, an independent philosopher who holds a Ph.D. in philosophy (ontology, philosophy of mind) and another Ph.D. in computer engineering (reconfigurable computing, artificial intelligence), as we discuss his argument against physicalism and his version of Objective Idealism. Bernardo’s website Windt & Metzinger paper on metacognition in dreaming... (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-16podcast imageEp. 64 Hegel Part 1
This week we take off the stabilisers and go absolute! Ooo and aaah as Mike lies through his teeth to Danny assuring him that he is still holding on tight and that all Danny has to do is peddle. Listen in with a proud tear in your eyes and a shake in your voice as Danny steers the Hegalian dialectic in a wobbly but increasingly confident straight line towards it’s ultimate destination. As Danny v... (@PhilosophyWtf, 23 minutes)
2019-Oct-16podcast image0G76: The Golden Man and The Ubermensch
And lo, Philip K Dick descended from the mountaintop, perspiring heavily, to convey to the world that there were super hot wicked smart mutant Ubermensches coming for their wimmins, and only by acting like total nazis can humans avoid being holocausted by the mutant nazis Ubermensches. If you're not impressed by a half hour podcast that makes the previous sentence comprehensible, I got nothing. Bi... (@0gPhilosophy, 42 minutes)
2019-Oct-16podcast imageWas betrayal inevitable?
What obligations does the United States have to the Kurds, and indeed, to the region as a whole? Professor Nader Hashemi from the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Denver joins us to discuss the past, present and future of the Syrian conflict. (@RadioNational, 47 minutes)
2019-Oct-15podcast imageImagination and the Importance of Creative Madness
Today, I discuss the importance of imagination and creative thinking! And maybe, more importantly, its relation to thinking about philosophy, ideas, the world, and yourselves. Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: htt... (@philosophyguy2, 27 minutes)
2019-Oct-15podcast imageEpisode 174: More Chiang for Your Buck ("Anxiety is the Dizziness of Freedom" Pt. 2)
Is character destiny, or can fluky decisions or tiny shifts in weather patterns fundamentally change who we are? Does the existence or non-existence of alternate universes have any bearing on freedom and responsibility? David and Tamler conclude their discussion of Ted Chiang’s “Anxiety is the Dizziness of Freedom” along with another very short piece by Chiang called “What’s Expected of Us” that w... (@verybadwizards, 106 minutes)
2019-Oct-15podcast image7/10/2019 – 112th PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS: Helen Steward on Free Will and External Reality: Two Scepticisms Compared
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2019-Oct-15podcast imageInto the Unknown | Martin Rees, Tony Milligan, Elizabeth Seward
Fifty years ago we landed on the moon, and imagined that in 2001 we would be travelling vast distances through space. But the fantasy died, and we went nowhere. Now a new age of space exploration is underway - this one driven by companies, billionaires, and new players like China and India. Is it an essential trait of being human to reach out into the unknown? In this episode of Philosophy for our... (@IAI_TV, 35 minutes)
2019-Oct-15podcast imageEpisode 119: Stephanie Kapusta discusses misgendering
In this episode, our guest argues that in addition to ordinary individual cases of misgendering, in which one person gets another person's gender wrong when they address them, there's a broader sense of the term. In the broader sense, a philosophical account of what gender is can also misgender people. How? The idea is that in signing yourself up for an incorrect philosophical account of gender, y... (@ElucidationsPod, 45 minutes)
2019-Oct-15podcast imageRationally Speaking #241 - Thibault Le Texier on "Debunking the Stanford Prison Experiment"
On this episode, Thibault Le Texier and Julia discuss his findings on the Stanford Prison Experiment, how the experimenters got away with such a significant misrepresentation for so long, and what this whole affair says about the field of psychology. (@Rspodcast, 55 minutes)
2019-Oct-14podcast image#242 Nicholas Humphrey: The Psychology Of Consciousness And Intelligence
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2019-Oct-14podcast imageEp. 227: What Is Social Construction? (Hacking, Berger) (Part Two)
Continuing Ian Hacking’s The Social Construction of What (1999) and Peter Berger's “Religion and World Construction" (1967). We break down Hacking's typology of construction arguments: Are they exploring where our ideas came from or trying to change things? Are they trying to state facts about nature vs. nurture or essentially political solicitations for us to reconceptualize in healthier ways? Pl... (@PartiallyExLife, 66 minutes)
2019-Oct-14podcast image68 | Melanie Mitchell on Artificial Intelligence and the Challenge of Common Sense
Artificial intelligence is better than humans at playing chess or go, but still has trouble holding a conversation or driving a car. A simple way to think about the discrepancy is through the lens of “common sense” — there are features of the world, from the fact that tables are solid to the prediction that a tree won’t walk across the street, that humans take for granted but that machines have di... (@seanmcarroll, 82 minutes)
2019-Oct-13podcast imageE36: The Man on the Street - A Definition of 'Definition'
In this episode Harland engages in some more of that pesky normative semantics and proposes a new definition of the word 'definition' (n): a paraphrastic replacement function. Huh? Well then he defines all those words too! The primary intent is to provide a pragmatically, anthropologically useful interpretation of current usage while not relying on a putatively unsupportable definition that i... (@dawdlerspodcast, 56 minutes)
2019-Oct-13podcast imageSTM Podcast #25: The Illusion of Consciousness - Keith Frankish
***Links On How To Follow Keith Frankish Can Be Found Below *** On episode 25, we welcome philosopher Keith Frankish to discuss how consciousness is an illusion created by our brains, cognitive biases and how they affect our mental health, and how learning about them can alter our actions. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man's soul. He is a... (@seize_podcast, 98 minutes)
2019-Oct-13podcast image010 – Do We Live in a Simulation?
Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? A veritable landslide of such questions await you in this episode, which Elena and Ian wish to clarify is surprisingly, and almost entirely, Matrix-free™. If you liked this episode, subscribing/following means you'll get the next one automatically. We'd love it if you could leave us a review on iTunes too. And if you want to get in touch with us, you ca... (@wondercupboard, 60 minutes)
2019-Oct-13podcast imageFeminism, ecology, motherhood
The climate debate isn't just about science; it's also about gender and power. Ecofeminism takes this seriously - but does it also perpetuate negative stereotypes about women's supposedly "natural" connection to the earth and to nurturing? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Oct-13podcast imageEpisode 67, Flowers for Algernon (Part III - The Story: The Fall of Charlie Gordon)
Report: March 2nd After the successes we have had with Algernon, and with much deliberation, I have officially chosen our first research subject. Charlie Gordon, 32, was recommended to us by Alice Kinian from the Beekman School for Retarded Adults and she has assured us of his desire to increase his intellect. I have scheduled for Charlie to come to the lab over the next few days where Burt S... (@ThePanpsycast, 32 minutes)
2019-Oct-13podcast imageHAP 37 - Liberty, Equality, Humanity - The Haitian Revolution
In an age of revolutions and revolutionary ideas, the Haitian Revolution of 1791-1804 stands out as the most radical of them all. (@HistPhilosophy, 23 minutes)
2019-Oct-13podcast image427: The Space-Time Continuum
More at https://philosophytalk.org/shows/space-t... Strange things are said about time: that it's illusory, that it has no direction. But what about space, or the space-time continuum? What exactly is space-time? Are space and time fundamental features of the world? How do Einstein’s special and general theories of relativity change our understanding of space-time? Is there a distinction to b... (@philtalkradio, 51 minutes)
2019-Oct-12podcast imageSusan Schneider Live!
Join me for a discussion with Susan Schneider, NASA-Baruch Blumberg Chair, Library of Congress and NASA, Distinguished Scholar Chair, Library of Congress (2019), Director, AI, Mind and Society (“AIMS”) Group, The University of Connecticut, and Associate Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science, University of Connecticut, as we discuss her new book Artificial You -AI and the Future... (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-11podcast image#241 Marianne Brandon: Sex Robots And Human Sexuality
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2019-Oct-11podcast imageEV - 111 Plato v Aristotle v Nagel with Fabien-Denis Cayer
My guest this week is Fabien-Denis Cayer (@OldAristocles), a PHD student at the University of Ottawa and a writer at buriedincontemplation.com. He joins me to dive deeper into our discussions on Plato, Aristotle, and Nagel. All favorites!Fabien's work: https://buriedincontemplation.com/Invoca... The Changing RoomEditing by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsyn.com/s02e02-r... (@ETVPod, 62 minutes)
2019-Oct-10podcast image#240 Paul Katsafanas: Nietzsche And Moral Psychology
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2019-Oct-10podcast imageRousseau on Education
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the ideas of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) on the education of children, as set out in his novel or treatise Emile, published in 1762. He held that children are born with natural goodness, which he sought to protect as they developed, allowing each to form their own conclusions from experience, avoiding the domineering influence of others. In particular, he wa... (@BBCInOurTime, 52 minutes)
2019-Oct-10podcast imageJustin Garson, "What Biological Functions are and Why They Matter" (Cambridge UP, 2019)
Why do zebras have stripes? One way to answer that question is ask what function stripes play in the lives of zebras – for example, to deter disease-carrying flies from biting them. This notion of a function plays a central role in biology: biologists frequently refer to the functions of many traits of evolved organisms. But not everything a trait causes is its function – the stripes might disorie... (@NewBooksPhil, 69 minutes)
2019-Oct-09podcast imageAUDIENCE QUESTIONS
I field listener questions including: language, ideology, booking guests, volunteering, and am I an anti-white racist? (@PolPhilPod, 99 minutes)
2019-Oct-09podcast imageKeith Frankish and Philip Goff Live!
Join me for a discussion with Keith Frankish and Philip Goff as we discuss all things Illusionism (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-09podcast imageAxel Cleermans Live!
Join me for a discussion with Axel Cleermans, a professor of cognitive psychology, as we discuss his radical plasticity theory of consciousness Axel’s website (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-09podcast imageStephen Fleming Live!
Join me for a discussion with Steve Fleming, a cognitive neuroscientist and psychologist at the University College London, as we discuss science communication, different notions of metacognition, metacognition in animals and humans, levels of consciousness, the status of cognitive neuroscience, the use of reports in consciousness science, Steve’s model of awareness as inference in a … ... (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-09podcast imageJoshua Tan Live!
Join me for a discussion with Joshua Tan, an astronomer at LaGuardia and based at the Museum of Natural History, as we discuss life in the universe, quantum mechanics, and consciousness (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-09podcast imageMatthias Michel Live!
Join me for a discussion with Matthias Michel, currently a postdoctoral associate at New York University, as we discuss the history of consciousness science, phenomenological overflow, optimism v. pessimism about the detection of consciousness, the relation of attention and consciousness, underdetermination of theory by evidence, the role of prefrontal cortex in consciousness, the reputation of &#... (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-09podcast imageEp.63 Fitche and German Idealism Part 3
This week Mike and Danny help Fichte to pack his bags after a very pleasant visit. Fichte tells us not to fuss as he'd far rather do his own packing because activity helps develop his consciousness and also expands the universal ego. Mike and Danny remind him that the last time he said that he left two pairs of socks and some underwear under our spare bed and nobody wants that. Fichte insists that... (@PhilosophyWtf, 25 minutes)
2019-Oct-09podcast image0G75: Repo Men and Organ Markets
REEEEEEPPPPPOOOOO MEEEENNNNN!!! Sorry, still got those killer tunes stuck in my head from our NASA9 coverage of Repo! The Genetic Opera. Highly recommend for the original improvised music by Thomas. For this week we have the non-musical version, Repo Men starring Jude Law and Forest Whittaker. It's a much more banal kind of bad, but it's a great basis for discussing the ethics of buying and sellin... (@0gPhilosophy, 43 minutes)
2019-Oct-09podcast imageIs optimism dangerous for democratic politics?
Modern democratic politics have taken what could be called an 'optimistic turn': a kind of hyperbolic cheeriness in the face of a purported threat; an assurance that the future will be bright, and that only the man at the helm can deliver it. So there’s no need to be anxious. Political philosopher Romand Coles joins Waleed and Scott to discuss why this optimism is the antithesis of genuine democra... (@RadioNational, 45 minutes)
2019-Oct-08podcast imageRuth Millikan Live!
Join me for a discussion with Ruth Millikan, a self-professed retired philosopher who is still writing (in addition she has won the Schock Prize, The Jean Nicod prize, the Rescher prize, and has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences), as we discuss her theory of perception as interpretation of signs, Swamp … Continue reading Ruth Millikan Live! (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-08podcast imageModern Crises and Ancient Gods | David King, Sister Jayanti, Natalie Bennett
For much of human history, nature was our god. Yet now science and technology, which once we used to tame nature, are increasingly seen as plundering the planet and wrecking the climate. Were the ancients right, and nature the source of all things and that which we should guard most closely? Or should we instead renew our belief in progress and human ingenuity to solve our current problems? In th... (@IAI_TV, 46 minutes)
2019-Oct-08podcast imageEpisode 135 ... Leo Strauss - Ancients vs. Moderns
Today we talk about the work of Leo Strauss. (@iamstephenwest, 26 minutes)
2019-Oct-07podcast image#239 Abigail Page: Cooperative Breeding, Social Networks, And Health In The Agta
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2019-Oct-07podcast image489: The Allure of Authoritarianism
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/allure-auth... In George Orwell’s 1984, the party’s “final, most essential command” was “to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears.” Authoritarian regimes call on us to accept as fact whatever they tell us; or worse, as Hannah Arendt says, they get us to a point where we no longer know—or care about—the difference between fiction and reality. So why are... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2019-Oct-07podcast imageThe Spiritual Brain
What is spirituality? What is religiousness? And what is their purpose? I thought of a better way to explain this, that I figured out at the end of the episode, where it's explained. So hang in! Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: ... (@philosophyguy2, 24 minutes)
2019-Oct-07podcast image67 | Kate Jeffery on Entropy, Complexity, and Evolution
Our observable universe started out in a highly non-generic state, one of very low entropy, and disorderliness has been growing ever since. How, then, can we account for the appearance of complex systems such as organisms and biospheres? The answer is that very low-entropy states typically appear simple, and high-entropy states also appear simple, and complexity can emerge along the road in betwee... (@seanmcarroll, 73 minutes)
2019-Oct-07podcast imageEp. 227: What Is Social Construction? (Hacking, Berger) (Part One)
On Ian Hacking’s The Social Construction of What (1999) and Peter Berger's “Religion and World Construction" (1967). Guest Coleman Hughes from Dilemma joins us to survey the types of social construction arguments: the "culture wars" (e.g. race, gender) and the "science wars" (scientific findings are not read off the world but emerge from history). Something can be constructed, yet still be an obje... (@PartiallyExLife, 46 minutes)
2019-Oct-07podcast imageFrom Eugenics to Human Gene Editing: Engineering Life in China in a Global Context
In November 2018, a Chinese scientist announced the birth of the world’s first gene-edited babies and sparked outrage across the world. Professor Nie considers how China's complex socio-ethical approach paved the way for this controversial experiment. Among numerous ethical issues, editing heritable germline genomes of otherwise healthy embryos for natural resistance to HIV constitutes an effort o... (@ethicsinthenews, 47 minutes)
2019-Oct-07podcast imageAre You an Authoritarian?
Justin and Zach discuss what it means to have an authoritarian personality. The topic is not strong men who lead governments but the sort of people who are inclined to support them. How do political scientists detect authoritarian personalities? Why have authoritarians sorted themselves into the Republican party? Listen to find out! Stay tuned for an upcoming episode about whether there can ... (@thevimblog, 69 minutes)
2019-Oct-06podcast imageShorts - E23: Discordianism
Fnord. This week the Dawdler's dip a toe into the wild and wacky world of parody religion and spread a few memes and participate in their small way to the Pan-Pontification Project. Duck! Here comes a golden apple, thrown into our little party. Let's not fight over it, k? ~The Dawds The Principia Discordia Online: https://principiadiscordia.com/book/1.ph... (@dawdlerspodcast, 29 minutes)
2019-Oct-06podcast imageSTM Podcast #24: Mutah "Napoleon" Beale - Life Of An Outlaw
***Links On How To Follow Napoleon Can Be Found Below *** On episode 24, we welcome hip-hop legend, and former member of 2Pac’s Outlawz, Mutah “Napoleon” Beale to discuss his life in the music industry, the downside and emptiness of fame, developing grit in the face of unimaginable tragedy, finding solace through Islam, the toxicity of pride, and his relationships with Tupac Shakur and the Outlawz... (@seize_podcast, 51 minutes)
2019-Oct-06podcast imageKeith Frankish Live!
Join me for a discussion with Keith Frankish, an Honorary Reader at the University of Sheffield, UK, a Visiting Research Fellow with The Open University, UK (where I was formerly a Senior Lecturer), and an Adjunct Professor with the Brain and Mind Programme at the University of Crete, as we discuss dual process theory, the nature of … Continue reading Keith Frankish Live! (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-06podcast imageGenetically obsolete
The prospect of human genetic enhancement raises moral concerns. Will a genetically enhanced human in 2060 will be rendered “obsolete” by technological advances that come along in 2070? What happens when we blur the distinction between person and product? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Oct-06podcast imageEpisode 67, Flowers for Algernon (Part II - The Story: The Rise of Charlie Gordon)
Report: March 2nd After the successes we have had with Algernon, and with much deliberation, I have officially chosen our first research subject. Charlie Gordon, 32, was recommended to us by Alice Kinian from the Beekman School for Retarded Adults and she has assured us of his desire to increase his intellect. I have scheduled for Charlie to come to the lab over the next few days where Burt S... (@ThePanpsycast, 39 minutes)
2019-Oct-06podcast imageHoP 333 - Difficult to Be Good - Humanist Ethics
Humanists from Bruni and Valla to Pontano and Castiglione ask whether ancient ethical teachings can still help us learn how to live. (@HistPhilosophy, 22 minutes)
2019-Oct-05podcast imageMichael Silberstein Live!
Join me for a discussion with Michael Silberstein, a professor at Elizabethtown College, as we discuss relativity theory, quantum mechanics, the relational block world, ontological structural realism, the ‘science first’ approach to ontology, string theory, the principle of sufficient reason, the multiverse, dark matter, subjectivity, the neutrality of Neutral Monism, panpsychism, Russ... (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-05podcast imageR. Scott Bakker Live!
Join me for a discussion with R. Scott Bakker, an author and independent philosopher, as we discuss concepts of consciousness, his Blind Brain theory of consciousness, eliminativism and illusionism, folk psychology, the intentional stance, Transhumanism, neural enhancement, Fermi’s Paradox, Greg Carrusso’s Public Health Model of criminal justice, and the semantic apocalypse. Scott̵... (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-05podcast imagePolitical Disagreement
Why do we disagree about political facts not just opinions? (@DavidEdmonds100)
2019-Oct-04podcast imageMonica Gagliano Live!
Join me for a discussion with Monica Gagliano, a Research Associate Professor in Evolutionary Ecology, Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia, Research Affiliate at the Sydney Environment Institute, University of Sydney & Senior Research Fellow at the Biological Intelligence (BI) Lab, University of Sydney, as we discuss her work on plant cognition, plant intellig... (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-04podcast image#238 Elizabeth Hill: Life History Theory, Development, And Risky Behavior
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2019-Oct-04podcast imageRobert Hopkins (NYU): “Artistic Style as the Expression of Artistic Ideals”
Robert Hopkins (NYU) presents “Artistic Style as the Expression of Artistic Ideals” at Senate House in London (02/10/2019, 16-18:00) for the London Aesthetics Forum. Please do not cite or reproduce without permission. (@aestheticsforum)
2019-Oct-04podcast imageRomina Padró Live!
Do you ever get tired of talking explicitly about consciousness? Join me for a discussion with Romina Padró, director of the Kripke Center at the Graduate Center of CUNY, as we discuss the epistemology of logic and the adoption problem -the question of whether we are able to consciously adopt an ‘alternative’ system of logic. … Continue reading Romina Padró Live! (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-04podcast imageMichael Rodriguez Live!
Join me for a discussion with Michael Rodriguez, an artist at Laguardia Community College, as we discuss all things art. *note* the audio for this one was recorded on my desktop microphone and so is not the greatest, sorry! -but the video has lots of art in it :)* Michael’s website (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-03podcast imageIs Morality Objective?
This is essentially a post-debate solo discussion about morality. Is morality objective or subjective? I wanted to explain my points more here. However, I'm still not completely happy with how I presented it, so I'm open to your thoughts. I wanted to post it anyway because I think it has some value. As always thanks for listening. Debate link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g84YgziY... Bonus... (@philosophyguy2, 29 minutes)
2019-Oct-03podcast image#237 Herbert Gintis: Altruism And Self-interest, As Revealed Through Game Theory
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2019-Oct-03podcast imageMiguel Ángel Sebastián Live!
Join me for a discussion with Miguel Sebastian, a philosopher working as Associate Research Fellow at the Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas at the UNAM, as we discuss first-person representations, unconscious perception, taxonomizing representational theories of consciousness, the phenomenology of the self, regress problems for higher-order theories, teleosemantics, zombies, 2D semantics, p... (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-03podcast imageEV - 110 Community Atheism with Stephanie Zvan
My guest this week is Stephanie Zvan, cohost of the Minnesota Atheists’ radio show and podcast, a regular contributor at The Orbit, and a board member of Secular Woman and Minnesota Atheists. She graciously cheers me up about the direction of the atheist movement.The Orbit: https://the-orbit.net/Invocation: The Book of GenesisEditing by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsy... (@ETVPod, 63 minutes)
2019-Oct-02podcast imagePOPPER VS ADORNO 2 Positivism and Pluralism
What is ‘Positivism’ and why was it so important so Adorno to label Popper as one? Popper’s response, and what can we learn from this failure to communicate? (@PolPhilPod, 94 minutes)
2019-Oct-02podcast imageEp.62 Fichte and German Idealism Part 2
This week Mike and Danny witness the ego walk into Fichte's bar and tell everyone that they are unconscious. Listen in total astonishment as the not-ego stands up and accuses the ego of spilling it's pint. In the ensuing chaos, as the inevitable fight breaks out, listen for the Absolute Ego as it decides it's had quite enough of all this squabbling, gets out of bed and throws everyone out. Are you... (@PhilosophyWtf, 21 minutes)
2019-Oct-02podcast image0G74: Cloud Dragon Skies and Geoengineering
Those who can't accept the state of reality are doomed to dissatisfaction. Those who can accept the state of reality are doomed to things being as they are. We're reading N.K. Jemisin's short story Cloud Dragon Skies, which I highly recommend you read carefully before the episode and then reread after the episode because we have a very interesting difference of experiences on how we read it that w... (@0gPhilosophy, 45 minutes)
2019-Oct-02podcast imageShould Donald Trump be impeached? (take two)
Is the damage that Trump is inflicting on US political culture and the office of the executive so egregious that legislative sanction is more important than electoral advantage? We explore the normative and pragmatic considerations of impeaching this president, with Professor Joshua Cohen. (@RadioNational, 52 minutes)
2019-Oct-01podcast imageMasters of the Universe | Natalie Kofler, Steve Fuller, Angela Saini
Ever since the discovery of DNA, we have fanstasised about creating new species of animals, or even 'improved' humans. But it is only in the last few years that a new gene editing technology, CRISPR, has made this a reality. Many claim it is already unstoppable, that we will always demand solutions to diseases if they are possible. Is CRISPR the key to improving health and defeating ageing? In thi... (@IAI_TV, 36 minutes)
2019-Oct-01podcast imageEpisode 173: Talking to Your (Alternate) Self [Ted Chiang's "Anxiety is the Dizziness of Freedom"]
David and Tamler dive back into the Ted Chiang well and explore the fascinating world described in "Anxiety is the Dizziness of Freedom." What if you could interact with alternate versions of yourself - versions that made different choices, had different jobs, or different partners? Would you get jealous of your other selves if they were more successful? Would you want them to be unhappy so you co... (@verybadwizards, 100 minutes)
2019-Oct-01podcast imageSTM Podcast Ep 10: Why Is Love So Hard For Us To Find?
On episode 10, Alen and Leon discuss love and dating in the age of social media. They talk about their personal experiences, the things they did and learned that help them navigate relationships, and how they can be helpful to you. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man's soul. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor/Psychotherapist — special... (@seize_podcast, 98 minutes)
2019-Oct-01podcast imageSTM Podcast Episode 9: How Can We Overcome Impostor Syndrome?
On episode 9, Alen and Leon discuss Impostor Syndrome and their personal experiences of it. They, additionally, focus on strategies for alleviating it and exploring how reducing it can improve our lives, which includes the ability to have better sex. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man's soul. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor/Psycho... (@seize_podcast, 80 minutes)
2019-Oct-01podcast imageSTM Podcast Ep 7: How Can Divergent Thinking Create Unity In Communities? w/ Jessie Mannisto
On episode 7, Alen and Leon speak with the chief-editor of Third Factor magazine, and former CIA analyst, Jessie Mannisto about the necessity and consequences of divergent thinking, the significance of non-conformity in politics, and how we can use the ideas behind the concept of positive disintegration to foster unity in our communities. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and el... (@seize_podcast, 70 minutes)
2019-Oct-01podcast imageSeize The Moment Podcast Episode 6: What Inspires YOU To Overcome Your Fears?
On episode 6, Alen and Leon discuss the people and ideas that have inspired them to overcome their doubts, fears, and perceived limitations. They focus on teaching the audience how to utilize those concepts to live more fulfilling lives. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man's soul. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor/Psychotherapist — s... (@seize_podcast, 63 minutes)
2019-Oct-01podcast imageSeize The Moment Podcast Episode 3: Overcoming Self-Created Barriers To Success
On episode 3, Alen and Leon explore the various ways we hold ourselves back from achieving our goals, arguing that we are our own worst enemies. Focusing on concepts from Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy, and the field of Personal Development, they outline strategies for eliminating our self-created barriers to success. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contempl... (@seize_podcast, 69 minutes)
2019-Oct-01podcast imageSeize The Moment Podcast Episode 2: How Does Community Make You Happier Than Selfish Pursuits?
On Episode 2, Alen and Leon discuss sustainable happiness and how to achieve it, focusing on the difference between the ego and the genuine self, selfishness and altruism. They explore ideas from The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life, the upcoming book by New York Times Columnist David Brooks. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man's... (@seize_podcast, 79 minutes)
2019-Oct-01podcast imageJavier Gomez-Lavin Live!
Join me for a discussion with Javier Gomez-Lavin, a Provost Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, working in the Department of Philosophy with Lisa Miracchi and the MIRA group, as we discuss consciousness and working memory. Javier’s website: https://jgomezlavin.com (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-01podcast imageAxel Seemann, "The Shared World: Perceptual Knowledge, Demonstrative Communication, and Social Space" (MIT Press, 2019)
Much of what we are able to accomplish in our day-to-day lives depends on the ability to act and think in concert with others. Often this involves not only the capacity to perceive together the surrounding world—we must also know that we perceive together. In other words, there must be perceptual common knowledge. Philosophical questions mount quickly: How is this kind of knowledge possible? H... (@NewBooksPhil, 64 minutes)
2019-Sep-30podcast image#236 Sarah Hill: This Is Your Brain on Birth Control
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2019-Sep-30podcast imageEp. 226: Francis Bacon Invents Science (Part Two)
Continuing on Sir Francis Bacon's New Organon (1620). We cover more of Bacon's "idols" and how Bacon divides religion from science (and what this means politically). We then move on to book 2, including Bacon's novel update of the term "form," and take a look at Bacon's method of doing science by filling out tables before actually doing experiments. Start with part one or get the full, unbroken Ci... (@PartiallyExLife, 64 minutes)
2019-Sep-30podcast image488: Explanation at Its Best
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/exp... In both everyday life and science, we often feel the pull of simpler, more elegant, or more beautiful explanations. For example, you notice the street is wet and infer the best explanation is that it rained earlier. But are we justified in assuming these tidy explanations are most likely to be true? What makes an explanation “simple” or “ele... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2019-Sep-30podcast image66 | Will Wilkinson on Partisan Polarization and the Urban/Rural Divide
The idea of “red states” and “blue states” burst on the scene during the 2000 U.S. Presidential elections, and has a been a staple of political commentary ever since. But it’s become increasingly clear, and increasingly the case, that the real division isn’t between different sets of states, but between densely- and sparsely-populated areas. Cities are blue (liberal), suburbs and the countryside a... (@seanmcarroll, 113 minutes)
2019-Sep-30podcast imageSTM Podcast #23: Emmy van Deurzen - Finding Your Way Through Existential Therapy
***Links On How To Follow Emmy's Work Can Be Found Below *** On episode 23, we welcome philosopher and existential psychotherapist Emmy van Deurzen to discuss existential psychotherapy, the importance of feeling connected to the world, finding purpose, and how to develop your authentic self in the face of societal expectations and punishments. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating a... (@seize_podcast, 69 minutes)
2019-Sep-29podcast imageShorts - E22: Self-Evidence
Do we need to explain to you what breathing is? It's obvious. The evidence is in the doing. Or is it? In this Short, we discuss Harland's disdain for the phrase and its strange loopiness. Song: Can't Get Used To Losing You Artist: Andy Williams (@dawdlerspodcast, 17 minutes)
2019-Sep-29podcast imageWayne Wu Live!
Join me for a discussion with Wayne Wu, an associate professor in, and associate director of, The Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Carnegie Mellon University, as we discuss attention, action, consciousness, phenomenal overflow, and introspection. Wayne’s webpage: https://philpeople.org/profiles/wayne-wu Boxtel, Tsuchiya, Koch Opposing effects of consciousness and attention: http://w... (@onemorebrown)
2019-Sep-29podcast imageRichard Rorty and transcendence
A professional academic philosopher, the American neo-pragmatist Richard Rorty was also a provocative critic of his own discipline. He had little time for what he saw as the pretensions of analytic philosophers and their ambitions to transcendence. But his work is tangled up in its own ambitions and fascinating contradictions. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Sep-29podcast imageHAP 36 - Sons of Africa - Quobna Ottobah Cugoano and Olaudah Equiano
Quobna Ottobah Cugoano and Olaudah Equiano advance the goals of the abolitionist movement through a groundbreaking political treatise and an influential autobiography. (@HistPhilosophy, 30 minutes)
2019-Sep-29podcast imageEpisode 67, Flowers for Algernon (Part I - Daniel Keyes: Life and Context)
Report: March 2nd After the successes we have had with Algernon, and with much deliberation, I have officially chosen our first research subject. Charlie Gordon, 32, was recommended to us by Alice Kinian from the Beekman School for Retarded Adults and she has assured us of his desire to increase his intellect. I have scheduled for Charlie to come to the lab over the next few days where Burt S... (@ThePanpsycast, 59 minutes)
2019-Sep-28podcast imageJumana Yahya Live!
Join me for a discussion with Jumana Yahya, a PhD Candidate at the University of Osnabruck in the Institute of Cognitive Science, and a LaGuardia Alumnus, as we discuss situated cognition, self-control, emotion, motivation, addiction, and free will. (@onemorebrown)
2019-Sep-27podcast image#235 RoundTable 1: What is PsychTable? ft. Daniel Glass & Niruban Balachandran
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2019-Sep-27podcast imageEp86 - French Toast Episode
In this 86th episode of Philosophy Bakes Bread, called “French Toast Episode,” Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio return to some tasty bread morsels from past episodes, voicemails, and recordings, moistening them with some egg, sugar, and cinnamon for a tasty treat. In the first segment, we revisit a number of voicemails that we hadn’t had a chance to respond to in past episodes. Then, in segme... (@PhilosophyBB, 76 minutes)
2019-Sep-26podcast image#234 Samir Okasha: Natural Selection, From Genes To Groups
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2019-Sep-26podcast imageEV - 109 Human Biodiversity with Kevin Bird
My guest this week is Kevin Bird (@itsbirdemic), a PhD student in evolutionary systems biology. Kevin helps guide me through the level of hell that is learning about the Human Biodiversity "Movement". Careful what you say about this one on twitter. They're listening.Kevin's Website: https://kevinabird.github.io/Invocation: Lovecraft's "Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family"Editing... (@ETVPod, 65 minutes)
2019-Sep-25podcast imagePOPPER VS ADORNO (1) Context & History
I revisit an acrimonious exchange between two very different public intellectuals. The first part sets the stage with the intellectual history. (@PolPhilPod, 61 minutes)
2019-Sep-25podcast imageThe Illusions Around Death
So today, I’m going to discuss death and humans comprehension of it, using ideas by Ernest Becker, the cultural anthropologist, philosopher, and psychologist. The Denial of Death by Ernest Becker: https://amzn.to/2lIFDfF Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.... (@philosophyguy2, 22 minutes)
2019-Sep-25podcast imageEp. 61 Fichte and German Idealism Part 1
This week Mike and Danny abandon the world of sense experience for the inner recesses of human consciousness. While the material world was rather more robust the ideal world of the ego seemed to have a lot of extra space and let in plenty of light. If we take down that wall over there, the one separating the ego from the not-ego, Fichte assures us that we can really open the whole space up, perhap... (@PhilosophyWtf, 26 minutes)
2019-Sep-25podcast image0G73: Snowpiercer and Social Contract Theory, Part 2
We live in a train. A train called society. The train is the leviathan, the great beast that keeps us alive by keeping us in chains. Within the train there are many narratives. They may all be lies. The question is, do we keep the train as is, do we try to change it, or do we blow it to bits? This is the history of Western Social Contract Theory, on a train. Social Contract Theory: https://www.ie... (@0gPhilosophy, 40 minutes)
2019-Sep-25podcast imageFree riding: Why act, when acting is likely to make no difference?
Are there reasons to act in a particular way, to willingly make some sacrifice, do something which may be good, and which we may even be committed to, when our actions (or lack of action) are likely to be of no consequence? Is size detrimental to democratic community? Professor Roger Crisp joins us to discuss whether the free rider problem highlights the limitation of moral philosophy. (@RadioNational, 45 minutes)
2019-Sep-24podcast imagePretty Much Pop #12: Once Upon a Tarantino Film
Wes Alwan joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to discuss Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood in the context of Tarantino's other films. We consider T's strange sense of pacing, his comic violence, his historical revisionism, and casting choices. Is this a brilliant film or a fundamentally misguided idea badly in need of an editor? For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for... (@PartiallyExLife, 47 minutes)
2019-Sep-24podcast imageJorge Morales Live!
Join me for a discussion with Jorge Morales, a philosopher and cognitive scientist currently at Johns Hopkins university, as we discuss mental strength -the felt intensity of our phenomenology-, pain asymbolia, dental fear, introspection, signal detection theory, attention, and the neural correlates of consciousness. Jorge’s website (@onemorebrown)
2019-Sep-24podcast imageThe Right To Offend | David Aaronovitch, Joanna Williams, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown
Should we seek to eradicate offence? Last year Ireland voted to get rid of its blasphemy laws, and most applauded the new right to offend the Catholic Church. Yet to avoid giving offence, student campuses are introducing no-platforming and safe spaces. Should we seek to eradicate offence to create a more tolerant and equal society? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown,... (@IAI_TV, 37 minutes)
2019-Sep-24podcast imageSeize The Moment Podcast Episode 5: Batman and Ethics With Guest Mark D. White
Check us out @ https://o4lonlinenetwork.com/seizethemom... On episode 5, Alen and Leon speak with Philosopher and Author Mark D. White about his new book, Batman and Ethics. We explore Batman's own ethical system, how it differs from other major ethical schools of thought, his traumatic past and how he became the vigilante hero, and whether or not he would have been the same person if his past wer... (@seize_podcast, 60 minutes)
2019-Sep-23podcast image#233 Randolph Nesse: Good Reasons for Bad Feelings
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2019-Sep-23podcast imageKnowing What We Know (And What We Don't)
More at https://philosophytalk.org/shows/knowing... It seems like we know many facts about ourselves and the world around us, even if there vastly many others we know that we don’t know. But how do we know if what we believe to be true is really knowledge? Can our beliefs be both justified and true, yet still not count as genuine knowledge? If so, then how much confidence should we really hav... (@philtalkradio, 51 minutes)
2019-Sep-23podcast image65 | Michael Mann on Why Our Climate Is Changing and How We Know
We had our fun last week, exploring how progress in renewable energy and electric vehicles may help us combat encroaching climate change. This week we’re being a bit more hard-nosed, taking a look at what’s currently happening to our climate. Michael Mann is one of the world’s leading climate scientists, and also a dedicated advocate for improved public understanding of the issues. It was his rese... (@seanmcarroll, 77 minutes)
2019-Sep-23podcast imageEp. 226: Francis Bacon Invents Science (Part One)
On Sir Francis Bacon's New Organon (1620). Bacon claims to have developed a new toolset that will open up nature to inquiry in a way that wasn't possible for ancient and modern natural philosophy. Mark, Wes, and Dylan consider how much what Bacon describes resembles modern scientific method, talk through Bacon's "four idols" that interfere with impartial inquiry, and consider how Bacon's method fi... (@PartiallyExLife, 44 minutes)
2019-Sep-22podcast imageE35: An Irenic Kind of Fellow - A Discussion on Illusionism with Keith Frankish
A first for the Dawdlers, they speak to a third person. No longer are they experiencing what it’s like to be a duo. Keith Frankish is here to tell them their duality is but a mere illusion and he is the proof! Something like that. Enjoy their conversation with Dr. Frankish as Harland and Keith plumb the depths of their degrees of eliminitivism on consciousness. Song: Ritual of a Take Artist:... (@dawdlerspodcast, 91 minutes)
2019-Sep-22podcast imageShould You Get Married?
Kevin, Sarah, Gabe, Zach, and Yohana discuss the philosophy of marriage. What does marriage mean? What political implications does it have? If marriage as an institution is unjust, is there something wrong with participating in it? These are issues that touch our lives. Let us know what you think. The open relationships episodes: https://thevimblog.com/2018/09/18/reject... Amelia E... (@thevimblog, 83 minutes)
2019-Sep-22podcast imageSTM Podcast #22: Why Is Depression More Than A Brain Disorder?
***Link to the article discussed at the bottom of the description*** On episode 22, Alen and Leon explore the multiple causes of mental illness, focusing on how psychological factors (the way you see yourself, others, and the world), social factors (the quality of your relationships and environment), and biological factors (brain wiring and chemical production) combine to influence your mental hea... (@seize_podcast, 74 minutes)
2019-Sep-22podcast imageClassical ethics, modern problem
Plato and Aristotle were acute observers and analysts of the world around them, but they never had to deal with climate change. Trust, virtue and reason seem to be in short supply today. Can the ancients show us how to recover these essential aspects of social harmony? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Sep-22podcast imageEpisode 66, Niccolò Machiavelli (Part IV - Further Analysis and Discussion)
No book can teach you how to tame the raging river of fortune, for it has many plans contrary to ambitious minds. Yet to submit powerlessly to fate with lamentation, as if God has not instilled you with freedom of the will, is a sign of disrespect and the ultimate folly of our kind. For the river splits into many paths and those that appear to drag us towards the abyss, may, in the end, lead us to... (@ThePanpsycast, 60 minutes)
2019-Sep-22podcast imageHoP 332 - Jill Kraye on Humanism
Jill Kraye returns to the podcast to discuss the nature of humanism, its relation to scholasticism, and its legacy. (@HistPhilosophy, 38 minutes)
2019-Sep-21podcast imageJames Wilson
Are thought experiments the best way of doing practical ethics? Not according to James Wilson. He thinks we need the rich detail of real cases or complex imaginary cases not a simplified version of reality to make sense of the moral problems we face. We are grateful for support for this episode from the Marc Sanders Foundation and from our supporters on Patreon. (@philosophybites, 20 minutes)
2019-Sep-20podcast image#232 Glenn Geher: Positive Evolutionary Psychology, Darwin's Guide to Living a Richer Life
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2019-Sep-20podcast imageMalcolm Keating, "Language, Meaning, and Use in Indian Philosophy" (Bloomsbury, 2019)
Philosophy of Language was a central concern in classical Indian Philosophy. Philosophers in the tradition discussed testimony, pragmatics, and the religious implications of language, among other topics. In his new book, Language, Meaning, and Use in Indian Philosophy: An Introduction to Mukula's 'Fundamentals of the Communicative Function'(Bloomsbury Academic, 2019), Malcolm Keating looks at th... (@NewBooksPhil, 69 minutes)
2019-Sep-19podcast imageEV - 108 Logical Positivism with Dr. Liam Bright
My guest this week is Dr. Liam Bright, Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the London School of Economics and a thought leader on philosophy twitter (@Lastpositivist). Liam joins me for an informal installment in our "better know a philosopher series" where he puts in a heroic effort to rehabilitate my dim view of the Logical Positivists.Liam's Page: https://www.liamkofibright.c... (@ETVPod, 61 minutes)
2019-Sep-19podcast image#231 Carlton Patrick: From Disgust To Legal Systems
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2019-Sep-19podcast image#64 - Munthe on the Precautionary Principle and Existential Risk
In this episode I talk to Christian Munthe. Christian is a Professor of Practical Philosophy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He conducts research and expert consultation on ethics, value and policy issues arising in the intersection of health, science & technology, the environment and society. He is probably best-known for his work on the precautionary principle and its uses in ethica... (@JohnDanaher)
2019-Sep-18podcast imageWho Created God? — A Response to Capturing Christianity
In today's episode, I address Capturing Christianity's (Cameron Bertuzzi) video about, who created God? I contemplate the question, who created the universe? And maybe a better question, does the universe even need a cause? Addressing some points made by the cosmological argument. Maybe something always existed. Check out the end of the podcast where I put forward a more abstract explanation... (@philosophyguy2, 32 minutes)
2019-Sep-18podcast imageCarlos Montemayor Live!
Join me for a discussion with Carlos Montemayor, a philosopher at San Francisco State University whose research focuses on the intersection between philosophy of mind, epistemology and cognitive science, as we discuss consciousness, memory, the experience of time passing, attention, and artificial consciousness. Carlos’ website Christopher Mole’s review of Carlos’ book On the Evo... (@onemorebrown)
2019-Sep-18podcast imageEp. 60 Kantian Ethics Part 2
This week Mike and Danny are still at the Kant party but the snacks are running out and the slow music is on the turntable. Was it a good party? Would we come again? Danny didn’t much care for it but tells Kant he had a lovely time anyway, Mike decides honesty is the best policy and tells Kant right out that his party sucked and gets punched in the nose by the disgruntled critical philosopher. Lis... (@PhilosophyWtf, 29 minutes)
2019-Sep-18podcast image0G72: Snowpiercer and Environmental Injustice, Part 1
All aboard the endless train of symbolism. We'll be passing through, but not making stops in: locomotive dad jokes, environmental injustice, Plato's Republic, Social Contact Theory, revolutionary change, and various flavors or dooooom! If you can't follow the train of thought, it's cause the podcast is a closed system and we can only be as coherent as the sci-fi vehicle that we're currently hurtli... (@0gPhilosophy, 40 minutes)
2019-Sep-18podcast imageNational security or xenophobic conspiracy?
Is the Australian media’s coverage of China having the effect of both alienating Chinese Australians and promoting a kind of countervailing pro-China nationalism? Professor Wanning Sun joins us to discuss why it is that China has acquired the status in the national imagination of not just a geopolitical threat, but a source of almost existential anxiety. (@RadioNational, 46 minutes)
2019-Sep-18podcast imageSTM Podcast #21: The Colonization of Intellectual Thought - Dag Herbjornsrud
Follow Dag on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dagherbjornsrud On episode 21, we welcome philosopher Dag Herbjornsrud to learn about the exclusion of marginalized groups in the standard philosophical cannon, the African origins of Christian thought, and how one can become immortalized through their literature. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of ma... (@seize_podcast, 67 minutes)
2019-Sep-17podcast imageEpisode 172: Are You Free (to like the Chappelle special)?
David and Tamler start out with a discussion of the new Chappelle special and the negative reaction from many critics. Is Chappelle trolling his audience? Has he lost touch with the powerless people he used to champion? Or have critics missed his larger point, and failed to approach the new special as an art form? Then they address the latest development in the literature around Benjamin Libet's f... (@verybadwizards, 101 minutes)
2019-Sep-17podcast imageThe Prejudice of Facts | Barry Barnes, Joanna Kavenna, John Ellis
In a world obsessed with Trump, alternative facts have not had a great press. But it is a century and more since Nietzsche claimed 'there are no facts, only interpretations' - and fifty years since Thomas Kuhn argued that facts were theory dependent. Is an insistence on 'the facts' the dogmatic prejudice of believers in their particular truth? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, Barry Ba... (@IAI_TV, 38 minutes)
2019-Sep-17podcast imageRationally Speaking #240 - David Manheim on "Goodhart's Law and why metrics fail"
In this episode, decision theorist David Manheim explains the dynamics behind Goodhart's Law ("When a measure becomes a target, it ceases to become a good measure") and some potential solutions to it. (@Rspodcast, 59 minutes)
2019-Sep-16podcast imageMILL VS RAWLS
Should we justify liberalism from appeals to political precepts or normative understandings of human nature? I consider two ways of thinking about liberalism's philosophical foundations. (@PolPhilPod, 87 minutes)
2019-Sep-16podcast image#230 Rutger Vos: Natural Selection, Human Behavior, Race, And Adaptations
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2019-Sep-16podcast image64 | Ramez Naam on Renewable Energy and an Optimistic Future
The Earth is heating up, and it’s our fault. But human beings are not always complete idiots (occasional contrary evidence notwithstanding), and sometimes we can even be downright clever. Dare we imagine that we can bring our self-inflicted climate catastrophe under control, through a combination of technological advances and political willpower? Ramez Naam is optimistic, at least about the techno... (@seanmcarroll, 77 minutes)
2019-Sep-16podcast imageEp. 225: Simone Weil on War and Oppression (Part Two)
Continuing on Simone Weil's essays "The Iliad, or the Poem of Force" (1939) and "Analysis of Oppression" (1934) with guest Corey Mohler. We talk about the self-contradictions of power, why oppression and war are so intractable, and her positive solution (what there is of it here). Weil cuts through our left-right political dichotomy in a way that might interest you. Plus, why the Iliad is so great... (@PartiallyExLife, 62 minutes)
2019-Sep-16podcast image425: Queerness
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual… it is safe to say that new ideas of gender and sexuality have broken into mainstream consciousness within the past few decades. What underlies each of these identities, however, is the notion of Queerness. But what defines what it means to be queer? Is it as much a political identity as it is a sexual or gender identity? How does ‘queerness’ subver... (@philtalkradio, 10 minutes)
2019-Sep-15podcast imagePatricia Churchland on How We Evolved A Conscience
Patricia Churchland is the queen of neurophilosophy. She’s on fine form in this interview - charming, funny and occasionally savage as we range over her views on the nature of philosophy, the neuroscience and evolution of morality, and consider what’s wrong with the two major ethical traditions in western thought: utilitarianism and Kantianism. 1.43 - Is philosophy just a kind of science in its i... (@NSthepodcast, 61 minutes)
2019-Sep-15podcast imagePhilosophy on the couch
Sigmund Freud had mixed feelings about philosophy – he thought that philosophers and people experiencing psychosis had a lot in common. So how has contemporary philosophy come to owe such a huge debt to the father of psychoanalysis? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Sep-15podcast imageEpisode 66, Niccolò Machiavelli (Part III - Machiavellianism Today)
No book can teach you how to tame the raging river of fortune, for it has many plans contrary to ambitious minds. Yet to submit powerlessly to fate with lamentation, as if God has not instilled you with freedom of the will, is a sign of disrespect and the ultimate folly of our kind. For the river splits into many paths and those that appear to drag us towards the abyss, may, in the end, lead us to... (@ThePanpsycast, 48 minutes)
2019-Sep-15podcast imageHAP 35 - Letters from the Heart - Ignatius Sancho and Benjamin Banneker
Ignatius Sancho and Benjamin Banneker make their mark on the history of Africana thought through letters that reflect on the power of sentiment. (@HistPhilosophy, 29 minutes)
2019-Sep-13podcast imageMetaphysics And The Four Causes - Aristotle, Metaphysics, Book 1 - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle' work, the Metaphysics, focusing on his discussion in book 1 of the four causes - material, formal, efficient, and final. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/ReasonIO You can find over 1500 philosophy ... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2019-Sep-13podcast image#229 Steven Hayes: A Liberated Mind; Relational Frame Theory And Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
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2019-Sep-13podcast imageMasafumi Oizumi and Hakwan Lau Live!
Join me for a discussion with Masafumi Oizumi, a theoretical neuroscientist at the University of Tokyo, and Hakwan Lau, a cognitive neuroscientist at UCLA, as we discuss the Integrated Information Theory, Global Workspace Theory, and Higher-Order theories of consciousness Oizumi on Twitter: @oizumim Hakwan on Twitter: @hakwanlau Oizumi’s website IIT 3.0 Hakwan’s website (@onemorebrown)
2019-Sep-12podcast image#228 Alex Mesoudi: Studying Cultural Evolution, Migration And Transmission
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2019-Sep-12podcast imageEpisode 118: Tyler Cowen discusses Stubborn Attachments
In this episode, Tyler Cowen lays out an interesting normative ethical theory according to which we should be utilitarians, but with a twist: we should be utilitarians who care just as much about the humans of the future as we care about people now. Re-emphasizing our commitment to future people, he argues, has the effect of allowing us to embrace utilitarianism wholeheartedly without having to fe... (@ElucidationsPod, 53 minutes)
2019-Sep-12podcast imageEV - 107 Gender Wars in the Void with Dr. Rachel McKinney
This week I'm joined by Dr. Rachel McKinney, Program Director for Politics, Philosophy & Economics atSuffolk University and Assistant Professor in Philosophy at Suffolk University. Dr. Mckinney studies the relationship between language, knowledge, and power. She also deals with the realities of communication every day debating the issue of trans rights and the science of gender on twitter. We ... (@ETVPod, 62 minutes)
2019-Sep-11podcast imageSTATECRAFT with Cecile Fabre (2)
How do we enforce rights under uncertainty? Does America's long history of human rights violations prevent it from acting as a force for good today? (@PolPhilPod, 49 minutes)
2019-Sep-11podcast imageEp. 59 Kantian Ethics
This week Danny and Mike launch themselves head first into the whirling maelstrom of Kantian ethics. Is Danny “a good man”? How do we know? Is simply being “good” enough for Kant - spoiler alert, it isn’t. As we cling to the categorical imperative in a desperate hope that it will save us from being smashed against the rocks of a godless universe without any hope of a moral compass to guide our way... (@PhilosophyWtf, 28 minutes)
2019-Sep-11podcast image0G71: Willy Wonka and The Meritocracy Factory
Oopma loompa do-ba-dee-do We’ve got another topic for you. Oompa loompa do-ba-dee-de If you’ve got merit you’ll listen to me. What you get when you reward the best? Virtue for some and vice for the rest. Aiming for merit with your social policy Careful you don’t land on an oligarchy. Oompa loompa do-ba-dee-da Abandon meritocracy and you will go far. You will live like egalitarian too, Like the oom... (@0gPhilosophy, 42 minutes)
2019-Sep-11podcast imageHas virtue become irrelevant to democratic politics?
If liberal democracies are now ailing, maybe even failing, what might a recovery of a politics of virtue look like? We explore the politicisation of morality with guest, Adrian Pabst. (@RadioNational, 47 minutes)
2019-Sep-10podcast imageWhy Politicians' Lies are Especially Bad
A special re-release of an early Vim podcast episode that was initially in two parts but has here been fused into one. No need to break the flow! Justin, Dylan, Justin Clardy, and Zach unite to discuss politicians' lies and what makes them so bad. Dylan has some insights about it. The discussion happens to be just as relevant as it was when it was first released. Simply update some of t... (@thevimblog, 90 minutes)
2019-Sep-10podcast imagePretty Much Pop #10: The Handmaid's Tale
Mark, Erica, and Brian take on both Margaret Atwood's 1985 novel plus the TV series, getting into the transition from page to screen, taking the work as political speech vs. art, Atwood's phenomenology and neologisms (prayvaganza!), plus the roles of race and (lack of) comic relief in the story. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreon.com/prettymuchpop. Th... (@PartiallyExLife, 47 minutes)
2019-Sep-10podcast image(Contemplating) The Self
Trying provide some insight to consider into your own life, your own perception of yourself, your values, and why you do the things you do....and why I do the things I do. Thanks for listening, hit that subscribe button and leave a review! Bonus Feed (My thought process, philosophy thoughts, and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosoph... (@philosophyguy2, 15 minutes)
2019-Sep-10podcast imageThe Reality Illusion | Donald Hoffman, Maria Baghramian, Hilary Lawson
Seeing is believing, yet cognitive scientists seem to have uncovered these views as incorrect. Evolution led us to perceive what is best for survival and it turns out this has little to do with what we call 'reality'. Is reality then a creative construct that helps us to live but doesn't reflect the world? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, cognitive psychologist and author Donald Hoffma... (@IAI_TV, 46 minutes)
2019-Sep-10podcast imageChiara Russo Krauss, "Wundt, Avenarius and Scientific Psychology: A Debate at the Turn of the Twentieth Century" (Palgrave MacMillan, 2019)
At the start of the 19th century, the field we now call psychology was still the branch of philosophy that studied the soul. How did psychology come to define itself as a separate area of inquiry, and how did it come to be a science? In Wundt, Avenarius and Scientific Psychology: A Debate at the Turn of the Twentieth Century (Palgrave MacMillan 2019), Chiara Russo Krauss considers the conceptual f... (@NewBooksPhil, 66 minutes)
2019-Sep-09podcast image487: Changing Minds on Climate Change
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/cha... There is consensus among scientists that global warming is real and that it’s caused by human activity. Despite the overwhelming evidence and the urgency to act, there are still many who are skeptical of or flat-out deny climate change. Are these climate deniers simply impervious to scientific evidence? Or have they just not been expos... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2019-Sep-09podcast image#227 Miguel Farias: Mindfulness, Religion, And Scientific Faith
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2019-Sep-09podcast imageExperience, Art, And Science - Aristotle, Metaphysics, Book 1 - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle' work, the Metaphysics, focusing on his discussion in book 1 of how human beings move from perception through experience and memory to eventually possessing and using knowledge. Knowledge falls into the scope of various arts and sciences, which the human species develops and refines over time. To support my ongoing work, go to my... (@philosopher70, 18 minutes)
2019-Sep-09podcast imageEp. 225: Simone Weil on War and Oppression (Part One)
On Simone Weil's essays "The Iliad, or the Poem of Force" (1939) and "Analysis of Oppression" (1934). How do circumstances oppress and dehumanize us? Weil describes the mechanisms that keep people at war and maintain oppression even through revolutions as inherent to the logic of power. With guest Corey Mohler. Don't wait for part two; get the full, ad-free Citizen Edition now. Please support PEL!... (@PartiallyExLife, 48 minutes)
2019-Sep-09podcast image63 | Solo -- Finding Gravity Within Quantum Mechanics
I suspect most loyal Mindscape listeners have been exposed to the fact that I’ve written a new book, Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime. As I release this episode on Monday 9 September 2019, the book will officially be released tomorrow, in print, e-book, and audio versions. To get in the mood, we’ve had several podcast episodes on quantum mechani... (@seanmcarroll, 110 minutes)
2019-Sep-09podcast imageDick Passingham Live!
Join me for a discussion with Dick Passignham, a “retired professor of Cognitive Neuroscience”, as we discuss brain imaging, the replication crisis in psychology, the function of the prefrontal cortex, and, of course, consciousness. Notes and links Passingham on Twitter: @dick_retired Books by Passingham Review of The Phenomenon of Man DeepMind paper (@onemorebrown)
2019-Sep-08podcast imageSTM Podcast #20: The Paradox Of Accepting Yourself As You Are While Pursuing Growth
Check us out @ https://o4lonlinenetwork.com/seizethemom... On episode 20 of Seize The Moment Podcast, Alen and Leon discuss how to balance accepting yourself as you are while pursuing change through growth; in essence, how to merge self improvement with self acceptance. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man's soul. He is a Licensed Mental Hea... (@seize_podcast, 79 minutes)
2019-Sep-08podcast imageHakwan Lau Live!
Join me for a discussion with Hakwan Lau, a cognitive neuroscientist at UCLA, as we discuss the Integrated Information Theory of consciousness and differences between the ASSC and Tucson conferences Hakwan’s lab at UCLA Hakwan’s blog Hakwan on guitar (@onemorebrown)
2019-Sep-08podcast imageGloomy Sunday
Our reactions to suicide often depend on the era in which it takes place: when practised by ancient philosophers, it has a noble lustre. When practised by modern celebrities, it’s an emblem of the emptiness of fame and fortune. And now, the advent of voluntary euthanasia is changing our perceptions once again. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Sep-08podcast imageHoP 331 - Literary Criticism - Lorenzo Valla
Lorenzo Valla launches a furious attack on scholastic philosophy, favoring the resources of classical Latin. (@HistPhilosophy, 21 minutes)
2019-Sep-08podcast imageEpisode 66, Niccolò Machiavelli (Part II - The Prince)
No book can teach you how to tame the raging river of fortune, for it has many plans contrary to ambitious minds. Yet to submit powerlessly to fate with lamentation, as if God has not instilled you with freedom of the will, is a sign of disrespect and the ultimate folly of our kind. For the river splits into many paths and those that appear to drag us towards the abyss, may, in the end, lead us to... (@ThePanpsycast, 67 minutes)
2019-Sep-07podcast imageAaron's Sydney Skeptics Moral Luck Talk
Hey friends, here's the audio from my talk in Sydney at Skeptics in the Pub. We've got video but it needs a bit of editing together so in the meantime hope you enjoy. Thanks again to Sydney skeptics in the pub for having me, and if anyone else is interested in a skeptics themed ethics talk send me a message through a social media!Editing by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.l... (@ETVPod, 57 minutes)
2019-Sep-06podcast image#226 Patrick Lee Miller: The Philosophy of Black Mirror
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2019-Sep-06podcast imagePhilosophy's Origin In Wonder - Aristotle, Metaphysics, Book 1 - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle' work, the Metaphysics, focusing on his discussion in book 1 of the origin of philosophy. Aristotle thinks that the origin of philosophy is in the emotion of awe or wonder To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2019-Sep-05podcast image#225 Daniel Sznycer: The Evolutionary Psychology of Emotions
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2019-Sep-05podcast imageEV - 106 Taxiderming the Void with Brant MacDuff
This week I'm joined by Brant MacDuff, taxidermist and conservation activist. I had a great time chatting with Brant at NECSS and was happy to have him on the show to discuss how an art about death can inspire concern for life.Brant's website: https://www.immortalanimals.com/aboutInv... Will Price (feel better!)Editing by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsyn.com/s02e02-re... (@ETVPod, 66 minutes)
2019-Sep-04podcast imageEp. 58 Kant Part 2
This week we allow the manifold of sense experience to influence your perceptions while your mind does its magic and turns it into a podcast with pattern, meaning and duration - well done you. Consider the advisability of becoming a librarian, ruminate on the supernatural realms - do they provide us with any concrete knowledge or is it all smoke and mirrors? How much would you pay to listen to Kan... (@PhilosophyWtf, 20 minutes)
2019-Sep-04podcast imageListener Qs 10
It's the 10th iteration of our Listener Thank You Q and As. Thank you all for supporting the show and if you like what you're hearing and have questions you want answered, you know what to do for next time. Support us at Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/0G Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/0gPhilosophy Join our Facebook discussion group (make sure to answer the questions to join): https:... (@0gPhilosophy, 41 minutes)
2019-Sep-04podcast imageWhere's the threat to democracy: Boris Johnson or the British Parliament?
In some ways the peculiarities of the Brexit debacle are just the latest manifestation of a much older political tension between democracy and representation. Tim Lynch joins us to discuss whether democracy is about more than 'representation'. (@RadioNational, 50 minutes)
2019-Sep-03podcast imagePretty Much Pop #9: Cartoons with Dee Bradley Baker (Clone Wars, American Dad)
Are cartoons an inherently juvenile art form? A guilty pleasure when viewed by adults? Dee, whose voice can be heard in substantial portion of today's cartoons (especially animal/monster noises like Boots in the new big-screen adaptation of Dora the Explorer or Momo and Appa in The Last Airbender), defends cartoons as providing primal delights of humor, justice, and narrative meaning. For more, vi... (@PartiallyExLife, 55 minutes)
2019-Sep-03podcast imageEvolution After Darwin | Massimo Pigliucci, Zanna Clay, Tim Lewens
The brutal mechanism of natural selection gave rise to all life on our planet. Or so the Darwinian story goes. But from mice to great whales, it now appears that animals inherit socially acquired characteristics. Is the theory of natural selection a Victorian relic, about to be replaced by a new science of cultural evolution? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, philosopher of science Mas... (@IAI_TV, 41 minutes)
2019-Sep-03podcast imageOut of the Vat #3 – Katherine Furman
Katherine Furman is a Philosopher of Public Policy at University College Cork – soon to move to the University of Liverpool. In this episode Katherine talks about AIDS denialism, expertise and... Philosophers’ work and philosophers’ lives, both inside and outside of philosophy. Brought to you by the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, the Centre for Philosophy of Natural an... (@LSEPhilosophy, 18 minutes)
2019-Sep-03podcast imageAmy Olberding, "The Wrong of Rudeness: Learning Modern Civility from Ancient Chinese Philosophy" (Oxford UP, 2019)
Amy Olberding’s The Wrong of Rudeness: Learning Modern Civility from Ancient Chinese Philosophy (Oxford UP, 2019) is a joy to read, both entertaining and rich in ideas. The Wrong of Rudeness asks a key question for our times how do we interact with each other, especially in politically contentious situations? Olberding addresses this and related issues by bringing our moderns challenges into dialo... (@NewBooksPhil, 56 minutes)
2019-Sep-03podcast imageRationally Speaking #239 - Saloni Dattani on "The debate over whether male and female brains are different"
Several recent books have argued there's no difference between male and female brains. Saloni Dattani, a PhD in psychiatric genetics, discusses some of the problems with the argument, and what we really know so far about gender and the brain. (@Rspodcast, 48 minutes)
2019-Sep-02podcast image#224 Michele Gelfand: Rule Makers, Rule Breakers; Tight and Loose Cultures
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2019-Sep-02podcast imageExistence Precedes Essence - Jean-Paul Sartre, Existentialism is a Humanism - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the French Existentialist philosopher, Jean-Paul Sartre's work, Existentialism is a Humanism, and focuses on his claim that human beings - as opposed to animals and artifacts - are beings whose existence precedes their essence. Human beings are to some extent self-creative To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to ... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2019-Sep-02podcast image62 | Michele Gelfand on Tight and Loose Societies and People
Physicists study systems that are sufficiently simple that it’s possible to find deep unifying principles applicable to all situations. In psychology or sociology that’s a lot harder. But as I say at the end of this episode, Mindscape is a safe space for grand theories of everything. Psychologist Michele Gelfand claims that there’s a single dimension that captures a lot about how cultures differ: ... (@seanmcarroll, 72 minutes)
2019-Sep-02podcast imageEp. 224: Kierkegaard Critiques The Present Age (Part Two)
Continuing on "The Present Age" (1846), plus Hubert Dreyfus’s "Nihilism on the Information Highway: Anonymity vs. Commitment in the Present Age" (2004) with guest John Ganz. Does K's critique actually apply to our present age? We address K's view of humor, romance, authenticity, actual community vs. "the public," the leveling that occurs without anyone specific actually doing it, and the virtue of... (@PartiallyExLife, 66 minutes)
2019-Sep-02podcast imageEp. 2 - Not All Who Ponder Count Costs
Welcome to the second episode of Upon Reflection, a podcast about what we think as well as how and why we think it. In this podcast, I'll be reading Paul Conway's and my paper about moral dilemmas entitled, "Not all who ponder count costs: Arithmetic reflection predicts utilitarian tendencies, but logical reflection predicts both deontological and utilitarian... (@byrd_nick, 80 minutes)
2019-Sep-02podcast imagePatricia Marino, "Philosophy of Sex and Love" (Routledge, 2019)
For those who think that philosophy must speak to everyday experience and ordinary life, it would seem that philosophical questions occasioned by love and sex should take center stage. Moral, epistemic, metaphysical, and political issues surrounding sex and love pervade our culture. Where would pop music, television, and fine art be without the dilemmas at the intersection of love and sex? And ... (@NewBooksPhil, 63 minutes)
2019-Sep-02podcast imageA Leader Returns
In this unusual episode, Justin, the long lost founder of the Vim Podcast, makes his triumphant return. Dylan and Zach join him to discuss the circumstances of his mysterious absence, why he has returned, and the profundities of the philosophy of returning to things. The moral is that you should keep an eye out for upcoming episodes in which Justin leads us through some vital political scien... (@thevimblog, 35 minutes)
2019-Sep-02podcast imageSeize The Moment Podcast Episode 4: Becoming Who You Truly Are With Guest William Irwin
Check us out @ https://o4lonlinenetwork.com/seizethemom... On episode 4, Alen and Leon have Philosopher and Author, William Irwin, on the show to discuss his new book Little Siddhartha, existential philosophy, the significance of empathy and subsequent forgiveness to well-being, parenting, god, religion, militant atheism, and who our real selves actually are and how to discover them. Leon Garber i... (@seize_podcast, 61 minutes)
2019-Sep-01podcast imagePROPERTY RIGHTS, SANCTIONS, & AID with Cécile Fabre
Cécile Fabre returns to the podcast to discuss her latest book, Economic Statecraft. We discuss rights, property rights, free trade, sanctions, conditional aid, and conditional borrowing. (@PolPhilPod, 71 minutes)
2019-Sep-01podcast imageSTM Podcast #19: What If Money Was No Object? - Alan Watts
Check us out @ https://o4lonlinenetwork.com/seizethemom... On episode 19, Alen and Leon ask: What would you do if money were no object? In answering that question, they explore the importance of finding yourself, your passion, your meaning, and joy for creating a good and happy life. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man's soul. He is a Licen... (@seize_podcast, 74 minutes)
2019-Sep-01podcast imageHAP 34 - New England Patriot - Lemuel Haynes
Preacher and Revolutionary War soldier Lemuel Haynes argues that the principles of the American Revolution demand the abolition of slavery. (@HistPhilosophy, 27 minutes)
2019-Sep-01podcast imagePolitics at the extremes
Politics has never been a gentle pursuit - but these days the gloves are well and truly off. How did we get here? What are the implications for political philosophy, and for politics in general? As for where we might be headed, there are fascinating – if rather terrifying – clues in the work of French thinker René Girard. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Sep-01podcast imageEpisode 66, Niccolò Machiavelli (Part I - Life and Context)
No book can teach you how to tame the raging river of fortune, for it has many plans contrary to ambitious minds. Yet to submit powerlessly to fate with lamentation, as if God has not instilled you with freedom of the will, is a sign of disrespect and the ultimate folly of our kind. For the river splits into many paths and those that appear to drag us towards the abyss, may, in the end, lead us to... (@ThePanpsycast, 68 minutes)
2019-Sep-01podcast image483: Summer Reading (and Misreading)
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/sum... What should you be reading this summer—and how should you be reading it? We’re often told that fiction offers us entertainment, moral examples, and lessons about life. But are we getting too quick to dismiss complicated fiction—the kind that doesn’t have straightforward heroes and happy endings? Josh and Ken talk to writers and philosophers ... (@philtalkradio, 15 minutes)
2019-Aug-30podcast imageEpisode 117: Brian L. Frye says to plagiarize this podcast
In this episode, Brian L. Frye (University of Kentucky) argues that we should think more carefully about our moral reaction to instances of plagiarism. For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy (@ElucidationsPod, 38 minutes)
2019-Aug-30podcast image#223 Pascal Boyer: Minds Make Societies, Religion, And Conspiracy Theories
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2019-Aug-30podcast imageEpisode 6: Aoife – Icelandic Sagas and moral philosophy
I didn't know much about Icelandic Sagas before I heard about Aoife's project, I just knew that they were long and complicated and involved feuds and fate. But Aoife, a philosophy student at Queen's University Belfast, knew a lot more and wanted to try to make sense of all the heavyweight moral decisions and decisive actions that go on in them. Her project is partly an investigation of a moral fra... (@DrJoeMorrison, 62 minutes)
2019-Aug-29podcast image#222 Sven Nyholm: Self-Driving Cars, Love Enhancement, And Sex Robots
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2019-Aug-29podcast imageBonus Episode: In Conversation with Saul Kripke and Timothy Williamson
In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, Saul Kripke and Timothy Williamson discuss why language has come to dominate their field, why logic matters, and what the future for the Anglo-American tradition looks like. (@IAI_TV, 23 minutes)
2019-Aug-29podcast imageEV - 105 Public Philosophy in the Void with Greg Sadler
This week I'm joined by Greg Sadler (@philosopher70). Greg is a public philosopher and cofounder of ReasonIO. We discuss the shifting trends in public philosophy and how philosophy can help us address important parts of our lived experiences, especially involving anger.ReasonIO: https://reasonio.wordpress.com/Editing by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsyn.com/s02e02-rex-... (@ETVPod, 68 minutes)
2019-Aug-28podcast imageEp. 57 Kant
This week we introduce the man with the plan, the man who can … the man called Kant. Immanuel brings the pain when he gets into the ring with “The Sceptic Tank” the Scotsman who is not afraid to stare into the face of empiricism and say “meh, I don’t know”. Yes, this episode has it all - well some of it at least, where would you put it “all” even if you had it? All of this and the soul stylings of... (@PhilosophyWtf, 24 minutes)
2019-Aug-28podcast image#63 - Reagle on the Ethics of Life Hacking
In this episode I talk to Joseph Reagle. Joseph is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Northeastern University and a former fellow (in 1998 and 2010) and faculty associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. He is the author of several books and papers about digital media and the social implications of digital technology. Our conversation focuses on his ... (@JohnDanaher)
2019-Aug-28podcast imageListener Qs 9
Hi all! We're back with another round of our interdimensionally renown Listener Thank You Q and As. We've got two episodes of great questions and hilariously mispronounced names with a healthy splash of in jokes. So thank you all for supporting the show and if you like what you're hearing and have questions you want answered, you know what to do for next time. Support us at Patreon: https://www.pa... (@0gPhilosophy, 44 minutes)
2019-Aug-28podcast imageCan climate science be communicated without compromising the science?
There is undoubtedly a great need for climate science research to be communicated to the public in a manner that is clear, compelling and that cannot readily be captured, let alone dismissed, by partisan politics. Andrew Pitman joins us to discuss whether climate research can be communicated without pandering to the epistemological and political deficiencies of our time. (@RadioNational, 45 minutes)
2019-Aug-27podcast imageEpisode 171: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Theodicy? (The Book of Job)
David and Tamler dive back into the Bible, this time to the perplexing and poetic Book of Job. What does this book have to say about the theodicy, the problem of evil? Why does Job (and his children) have to suffer so much just so God can prove a point to Satan? Are the speeches of Job's friends meant to be convincing? Does Job capitulate in the end? Does God contradict himself in the last chapter... (@verybadwizards, 92 minutes)
2019-Aug-27podcast imagePretty Much Pop #8: Spider-Man: Far From Home (and Elsewhere)
Mark, Erica, and Brian discuss the function of super-hero films and how this new one fits in. Do we need "realism" in such stories? When does a premise like this get too old to keep recycling? For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode, and more episodes in advance, at patreon.com/prettymuchpop. This podcast is part of the Partially Examined Life podcast network and is ... (@PartiallyExLife, 50 minutes)
2019-Aug-27podcast imageThe Necessity of Morality | Justin Smith, Jason Alexander McKenzie, Barry C. Smith
Many philosophers have concluded that morality is a subjective human invention. Should we then simply encourage and argue for acts we support and do without morality altogether? Or is the authority of morality the tenuous thread that holds society together? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, Justin Smith, Jason Alexander McKenzie and Barry C. Smith question the necessity of morality. (@IAI_TV, 43 minutes)
2019-Aug-26podcast image#221 Peter Descioli: The Evolution of Morality, Moral Judgment, And Common Knowledge
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2019-Aug-26podcast imageEp. 224: Kierkegaard Critiques The Present Age (Part One)
On Soren Kierkegaard's essay "The Present Age" (1846) and Hubert Dreyfus’s "Nihilism on the Information Highway: Anonymity vs. Commitment in the Present Age" (2004). What's wrong with our society? Kierkegaard saw the advent of the press and gossip culture as engendering a systematic passivity and shallowness in his fellows, and Dreyfus thinks this is an even more apt description of the Internet Ag... (@PartiallyExLife, 49 minutes)
2019-Aug-26podcast image61 | Quassim Cassam on Intellectual Vices and What to Do About Them
All of us have been wrong about things from time to time. But sometimes it was a simple, forgivable mistake, while other times we really should have been correct. Properties that systematically prevent us from being correct, and for which we can legitimately be blamed, are “intellectual vices.” Examples might include closed-mindedness, wishful thinking, overconfidence, selective attention, and so ... (@seanmcarroll, 70 minutes)
2019-Aug-26podcast image424: Freedom of Speech on Campus
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/fre... In the last few years, conservatives and liberals alike have accused activists on college campuses of silencing contrary opinions. Many have argued—quite vociferously—that activists’ unwillingness to hear from people with opposing opinions endangers freedom of speech in higher education. But is there really an Orwellian threat to free speech... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2019-Aug-26podcast imageWill AI make thinking obsolete?
Would you choose an algorithm rather than a human to mark your exam papers? Would you welcome a translation app that replaced foreign language learning? Would you trust a marriage prediction app to choose your life partner? Professor Michael Sandel of Harvard University - Radio 4's 'Public Philosopher' - puts these and other questions to an audience of students at the London School of Economics an... (@BBCRadio4, 42 minutes)
2019-Aug-26podcast imageHUMILIATION in Neo-Republican Ideology
I develop an original account of humiliation and argue that including it in the neo-republican ideological project enriches its structure and makes it more intuitive and relevant. (@PolPhilPod, 105 minutes)
2019-Aug-25podcast imageSTM Podcast #18: How Can Mental Health Blogging Revolutionize Self Expression? - Dennis Relojo-Howell
Check us out @ https://o4lonlinenetwork.com/seizethemom... On episode 18, Alen and Leon welcome the founder of Psychreg.org, Dennis Relojo-Howell, to discuss the importance and benefits of mental health blogging, eliciting empathy and dialogue between conflicting groups, and how to foster grit and resilience in those struggling with trauma. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and ... (@seize_podcast, 56 minutes)
2019-Aug-25podcast imageDementia and deception
If you’re caring for a person with dementia, what do you do if they demand to see their spouse, who in fact died long ago? If you resort to telling the person that their spouse has just gone to the shops and will be back soon, you’re not alone. “Therapeutic deception” is a time-saver for carers, and it can also be humane, a means of alleviating distress. But like all lying, it’s morally problemati... (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Aug-25podcast imageEpisode 65, 'The Awe-Some Argument' with Ryan Byerly (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
University of Sheffield philosopher, Assistant Professor Ryan Byerly is best known for his work in philosophy of religion, epistemology and virtue theory. Publishing widely in these areas, Ryan is also Reviews Editor for the European Journal for Philosophy of Religion, Treasurer for the British Society for Philosophy of Religion, and a member of Sheffield’s Centre for Engaged Philosophy. Amongst m... (@ThePanpsycast, 35 minutes)
2019-Aug-23podcast image#220 Cory Clark & Bo Winegard: The Biggest Issues in Psychology
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2019-Aug-23podcast imageEV - 104 Deeply Learning the Void with Michael Cogswell
I'm joined this week by a friend of a friend of the show. Michael Cogswell is currently studying Deep Learning at Georgia Tech, and he helps me work through some of the important basics of deep learning and what it can mean for life in the void.Deep Learning: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deep_learn... by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsyn.com/s02e02-rex-... by GW Rodri... (@ETVPod, 71 minutes)
2019-Aug-23podcast imageEpisode 5: Rupert – Ethical Egoism
We talk about ethical egoism, which Rupert seems to feel is dismissed a little bit too lightly, and we hear about how he's going to try to defend it. While Rupert’s talking about ethics and about what determines or fixes ethical truths – where they come from – at the same time in the background there are lot of other issues about political philosophy and authority and freedom and the state. I cut ... (@DrJoeMorrison, 25 minutes)
2019-Aug-22podcast imageReligion, Science, Morality, God and the Great Unknown
A discussion about the points I made in a recent debate about anti-theism. Tune in! Debate link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTyg-Iju... Thanks for listening, hit that subscribe button and leave a review! Bonus Feed (My thought process, philosophy thoughts, and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: ... (@philosophyguy2, 35 minutes)
2019-Aug-22podcast image#219 Lee Cronk: Modern Cultural Anthropology, And Human Cooperation
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2019-Aug-21podcast imageEp. 56 Locke, Hobbes and Hume Part 3
In this weeks cast ... as with the previous 55 but by no means establishing it in any way as some sort of natural law. I mean, yes these podcasts have been coming out every Wednesday for over a year now so I guess you could be excused for thinking that number 56 was inevitable, that it was a universal law that it had to come out today. But you’d be wrong, we could just as easily have stopped at 55... (@PhilosophyWtf, 29 minutes)
2019-Aug-21podcast image0G70: The Power and Cyborg Feminism, Part 2
It's post cataclysm now, and we're one of the few "male studies" podcasts remaining in the world. Hannah Marcus (@sligers118 on Twitter) is here to womansplain The Power to us and take credit for our insights. This still feels better than the before time, though. Mass shootings are way down, and having functional paid family leave is pretty great. I'd call it a net win. Cyborg Theory: https://en.w... (@0gPhilosophy, 41 minutes)
2019-Aug-21podcast imageCan democracy survive the rise of surveillance capitalism?
Advertising has always been about creating desires, not just appealing to an existing demand. And the tension between capitalism and democratic culture is as old as capitalism itself. Soshana Zuboff argues there’s a new form of capitalism with tentacles extending deep into our private lives to influence and modify our behaviour for profit. (@RadioNational, 48 minutes)
2019-Aug-20podcast imagePretty Much Pop #7: Native Representation with Jonathan Joss (King of the Hill, Parks & Rec)
Jonathan built his career playing 19th century Indians on horseback, was John Redcorn III in King of the Hill, Chief Ken Hotate in Parks and Recreation, was featured in The Magnificent Seven and True Grit, and is currently playing Sitting Bull in Annie Get Your Gun (also featuring Erica) in Sag Harbor. He talks about Hollywood's record portraying indigenous Americans, his own struggles to get nat... (@PartiallyExLife, 41 minutes)
2019-Aug-20podcast imageWhat's It All For? | Helen Lederer, Julian Baggini, Susan Neiman, Janne Teller
We admire achievers, from James Watt to Mandela, Marie Curie to Emmeline Pankhurst. Yet many spend their lives waiting for weekends and holidays. And does not play, both as sex, drugs and rock and roll, and as creative and physical endeavour provide us with the most memorable events in life? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, Helen Lederer, Julian Baggini and Susan Neiman debate what i... (@IAI_TV, 35 minutes)
2019-Aug-20podcast imageJohn T. Lysaker, "Philosophy, Writing, and the Character of Thought" (U Chicago Press, 2018)
What is the relationship between the form of writing and what can be thought? How is a writer’s thinking shaped by form? How is a reader’s? Does this matter for philosophy? In Philosophy, Writing, and the Character of Thought (University of Chicago Press, 2018), John T. Lysaker explores the importance of the praxis of writing for philosophy. Essaying a variety of forms, the book invites the reader... (@NewBooksPhil, 73 minutes)
2019-Aug-20podcast imageRationally Speaking #238 - Razib Khan on "Stuff I've Been Wrong About"
It's rare for public intellectuals to talk about things they've gotten wrong, but geneticist Razib Khan is an exception. He and Julia discuss a list of 28 things he's changed his mind about in the last decade. (@Rspodcast, 51 minutes)
2019-Aug-19podcast image#218 Sabina Leonelli: Science In The World of Big Data
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2019-Aug-19podcast image60 | Lynne Kelly on Memory Palaces, Ancient and Modern
Memory takes different forms. Memories can be encoded in the strength of neural connections in our brains, but there’s a sense in which photographs and written records are memories as well. What did people do before such forms of memory even existed? Lynne Kelly is a science writer and researcher who specializes in forms of memory in the ancient world, as well as a competitive memory expert in her... (@seanmcarroll, 76 minutes)
2019-Aug-19podcast imageEp. 223: Guest Ned Block on Consciousness (Part Two)
We talk with Ned about a second Blockheads (2019) article, Michael Tyle's “Homunculi Heads and Silicon Chips: The Importance of History to Phenomenology," which provides a variation off of the David Chalmers fading qualia argument, and then Mark, Seth, Dylan, and Wes continue exploring the details uncovered by our interview after Ned leaves. Listen to part one first, or get the ad-free, unbroken C... (@PartiallyExLife, 56 minutes)
2019-Aug-19podcast imageEp. 1 - What We Can Infer About Implicit Bias
Welcome to the first episode of Upon Reflection, a podcast about what we think as well as how and why we think it. In this podcast, I'll be reading my paper entitled, "What We Can (And Can't) Infer About Implicit Bias From Debiasing Experiments". I argue that implicit bias is not entirely unconscious or involuntary, but it probably is associative. As with all of my papers, t... (@byrd_nick, 53 minutes)
2019-Aug-19podcast image423: Philosophy Behind Bars
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/phi... In 1994, Congress eliminated federal funding for college education in prisons. It was, they argued, unjust for prisoners to be eligible for Pell grants when ordinary citizens could not afford higher education. However, research suggests that education in prisons has positive consequences, such as lower recidivism rates and an improved prison... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2019-Aug-19podcast imageResponsibility and Justice
Should the lifestyle choices we make affect our right to treatment? (@DavidEdmonds100)
2019-Aug-18podcast imageWhen Will Machines Deserve Rights?
When is a machine deserving of moral consideration? When does it have rights? Zach and Dylan discuss these questions and more in this episode. It mainly focuses on Zach’s article, “Stop Talking about the Moral Status of Machines.” He has an argument that philosophical discussion of these topics is missing the more important issues. For instance, a prejudice (that Zach calls ‘substratism’) might lu... (@thevimblog, 52 minutes)
2019-Aug-18podcast imageSTM Podcast #17: A Guide To Becoming The Best Version Of Yourself
Check us out @ https://o4lonlinenetwork.com/seizethemom... Check out Scott Barry Kaufman's article we discussed at: https://scottbarrykaufman.com/what-do... On episode 17, Alen and Leon explore what self-actualization is, why it's important to learn about, and how we can use it to improve our relationships, mental health, and overall sense of fulfillment and life-satisfaction. Leon Garber is a ... (@seize_podcast, 70 minutes)
2019-Aug-18podcast imageTIME, POLITICS, & CITIZENSHIP With Elizabeth Cohen
Time. Founding moments. legitimacy. Commensuration. Liberal Democracy. The State. Immigration. Criminal Justice. (@PolPhilPod, 101 minutes)
2019-Aug-18podcast imageWhy the Humanities?
In an era of university funding cuts, economic rationalism and the creeping perception that human progress comes to us principally via science and technology, who needs the Humanities? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Aug-18podcast imageEpisode 65, 'The Awe-Some Argument' with Ryan Byerly (Part I - Pantheism)
University of Sheffield philosopher, Assistant Professor Ryan Byerly is best known for his work in philosophy of religion, epistemology and virtue theory. Publishing widely in these areas, Ryan is also Reviews Editor for the European Journal for Philosophy of Religion, Treasurer for the British Society for Philosophy of Religion, and a member of Sheffield’s Centre for Engaged Philosophy. Amongst m... (@ThePanpsycast, 31 minutes)
2019-Aug-16podcast image#217 Maryanne Fisher: Evolutionary Psychology, Women, And Feminism
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2019-Aug-16podcast imageEV - 103 The Panpsychic Void with Hunter Ash
I'm joined this week by Hunter Ash, longtime friend of the show and my go to source for a variety of sciency philosophy questions. He came to me with a really interesting argument to follow up on the brief discussion of panpsychism back in our Frankish episodes. I definitely recommend giving those a re-listen alongside this episode.Invocation: In the Metaphysicians office by Daniel CappellPanpsych... (@ETVPod, 57 minutes)
2019-Aug-16podcast imageEpisode 4: Aine – Pyrrhonic Scepticism
This is a conversation with a final-year student in Philosophy. Aine graduated from Queen's University Belfast in the summer of 2019, and like many students she used her final year of studies to work on an extended independent research project. Dissertation students write about a philosophical topic of their own devising, working alongside individual members of faculty who help to steer their pro... (@DrJoeMorrison, 22 minutes)
2019-Aug-15podcast image12 Essential Truths I've Learned About Life
Instead of reviewing Jordan Peterson's 12 rules for life....I give you my 12 rules. Thanks for listening, hit that subscribe button and leave a review! Bonus Feed (My thought process, philosophy thoughts, and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvqYKgK... Merch: https:... (@philosophyguy2, 16 minutes)
2019-Aug-15podcast image#216 Thomas Morgan: Cultural Evolution And Transmission, And Cumulative Culture
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2019-Aug-14podcast imageEp. 55 Locke, Hobbes and Hume Part 2
This week join us as Locke teaches us how to make a unicorn in the comfort of our own heads. How certain are we of our certainties? Listen, or don’t, your choice, as Mike and Danny wave a stick at Cartesian certainty and tell it to get off their land or they’ll set the dogs on it. Was the Enlightenment really the paradigm shift we needed or was it really just god in a false moustache and putting o... (@PhilosophyWtf, 25 minutes)
2019-Aug-14podcast image0G69: The Power and Cyborg Theory, Part 1
Finally! We've been waiting so long for this, I almost thought we'd never get here. And by here I mean the collapse of the patriarchy. If only pod notes made it so. No, this week and next we're cover Naomi Alderman's The Power. To keep us from mansplaining our way through a feminist classic, we're joined by our future gender overlord, Hannah Marcus (@sligers118 on Twitter), a MA student in cultura... (@0gPhilosophy, 39 minutes)
2019-Aug-14podcast imageSTM Podcast #16: The Transformational Power of Books - Steph Kent
Check us out @ https://o4lonlinenetwork.com/seizethemom... Check out Steph Kent's site @ https://www.callmeishmael.com On episode 16, Alen and Leon welcome Steph Kent to discuss the literary website Call Me Ishmael where she curates anonymous stories about books and her upcoming book Call Me Ishmael Phone Book. They also explore the psychological and societal effects of books, and how we can use t... (@seize_podcast, 62 minutes)
2019-Aug-14podcast imageWhat does it mean to be 'good'?
Is 'goodness’ still a term that we should be using? Is there a difference between the 'good' and the 'virtuous' character? What is the relationship between action and intention, between the inner and outer life? (@RadioNational, 44 minutes)
2019-Aug-13podcast imageEpisode 170: Social Psychology Gets an Asch-Kicking
Is social psychology just a kid dressing up in grown-up science clothes? Are the methods in social psychology--hypothesis-driven experiments and model-building--appropriate for the state of the field? Or do these methods lead to a narrowing of vision, stifled creativity, and a lack of informed curiosity about the social world> David and Tamler discuss the strong methodological critique of psycholo... (@verybadwizards, 110 minutes)
2019-Aug-13podcast imageThe Meaning of the Multiverse | Cumrun Vafa, Mary-Jane Rubenstein, John Ellis
Talk of other universes has become fashionable amongst physicists and string theory alike. Should we recognise ours as the only universe and give up on others as fantasy science? Or is slipping through a worm hole into another universe a credible reality rather than a Hollywood fairytale? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, Cumrun Vafa, Mary-Jane Rubenstein and John Ellis go in search for... (@IAI_TV, 40 minutes)
2019-Aug-12podcast image#132 David Papineau: Naturalism, Mind-Brain Dualism, and Consciousness
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2019-Aug-12podcast image#215 Peter Adamson: The Origins of Philosophy, And The Pre-Socratics
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2019-Aug-12podcast imageEp. 223: Guest Ned Block on Consciousness (Part One)
The climax and denouement of our summer philosophy of mind series: Ned Block visits to fill in the gaps about functionalism and attributing consciousness to machines and discuss essays from Blockheads (2019), focusing here on Brian McLaughlin’s “Could an Android be Sentient?” Don't wait for part 2! Get the ad-free, unbroken Citizen Edition now. Please support PEL! Please go check out Modern Day Ph... (@PartiallyExLife, 52 minutes)
2019-Aug-12podcast image486: Reading the Troubled Past
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/rea... Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe lambasted Joseph Conrad’s novel Heart of Darkness as a deeply racist work that should be removed from the Western canon. Defenders of Conrad say the novel is simply an expression of its time and not an endorsement of the racist attitudes it represents. So how do we judge the moral legitimacy of older works of li... (@philtalkradio, 10 minutes)
2019-Aug-12podcast image59 | Adam Becker on the Curious History of Quantum Mechanics
There are many mysteries surrounding quantum mechanics. To me, the biggest mysteries are why physicists haven’t yet agreed on a complete understanding of the theory, and even more why they mostly seem content not to try. This puzzling attitude has historical roots that go back to the Bohr-Einstein debates. Adam Becker, in his book What Is Real?, looks at this history, and discusses how physic... (@seanmcarroll, 100 minutes)
2019-Aug-11podcast imageBERNIE, HILLARY, & TRUMP With Angie Maxwell
The historical and ideological factors behind Trump's meteoric rise in 2016, divisions on the left, & I go on a rant. (@PolPhilPod, 86 minutes)
2019-Aug-11podcast imageThe (other) melancholy Dane
Shakespeare’s Hamlet is perhaps the most famous Danish depressive, but Soren Kierkegaard gives him a run for his money. He wrote uncompromisingly difficult philosophical works, so it’s not surprising that he’s an outsize but rather remote figure in the popular cultural imagination. This week’s guest wants to change all that – she’s written a biography of Kierkegaard that brings the man and the wor... (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Aug-11podcast imageEpisode 64, 'The Given - Experience and its Content' with Michelle Montague (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Michelle Montague is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin. As well as publishing extensively in phenomenology and philosophy of mind, Michelle is also the author of Non-Propositional Intentionality, Cognitive Phenomenology, and our focus for this episode, her 2016 book, The Given: Experience and its Content. This episode is all about what some philosophers have ca... (@ThePanpsycast, 31 minutes)
2019-Aug-10podcast image#131 Nikola Danaylov: The Singularity, Doing Futurism, and the Human Element
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Mr. Nikola Danaylov is a #1 Bestselling Author of Conversations with the Future, a Keynote Speaker, Futurist, S... (@TheDissenterYT, 54 minutes)
2019-Aug-09podcast image#214 Jonathon Crystal: Memory and Metacognition in Animal Models
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2019-Aug-09podcast imageIris Berent Part 2: Spoken Language, Sign Language, Written Language, and the Pirahã
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT This is Part 2 of the conversation with Dr. Iris Berent: Spoken Language, Sign Language, and Written Language. ... (@TheDissenterYT, 40 minutes)
2019-Aug-09podcast imageSamir Okasha, "Agents and Goals in Evolution" (Oxford UP, 2018)
Evolutionary biologists standardly treat organisms as agents: they have goals and purposes and preferences, and their behaviors and adaptive traits contribute to the achievement of their goals. This explanatory practice brings evolutionary biology into conceptual contact with rational choice theory, which provides models of how people make decisions and act on them. In Agents and Goals in Evolutio... (@NewBooksPhil, 60 minutes)
2019-Aug-09podcast imageEpisode 3: Nancy Jecker – the chronically ill, the newly deceased
Prof. Nancy Jecker came to Queen's University Belfast to speak at this philosophy conference (https://philevents.org/event/show/64710... on the ethics of chronic illness, and I used that opportunity to ask her about her philosophical interests and work. We talked about life and death – in particular, lives lived with chronic illneses, and the ways that a person's story doesn't end just at the mo... (@DrJoeMorrison, 29 minutes)
2019-Aug-08podcast imageBuddhism: Living Life with Compassion
An introduction to understanding Buddhism. This area of thought has seen a cultural trend, so this marks the first episode in various other coming related episodes. Contemplating whether or not the iconic film, Gladiator is Stoic? Thanks for listening, hit that subscribe button and leave a review! Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilos... (@philosophyguy2, 16 minutes)
2019-Aug-08podcast imageIris Berent Part 1: Skinner and Chomsky, Linguistics and Cognition
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT This is Part 1 of the conversation with Dr. Iris Berent: Skinner and Chomsky, Linguistics and Cognition. Time... (@TheDissenterYT, 39 minutes)
2019-Aug-08podcast image#213 Paulo Castro: Philosophy of Quantum Physics, Pilot Wave Theory, And the EmDrive
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2019-Aug-08podcast imageEV - 102 Social Progress in the Void with Bo Winegard pt.2
Part two of my debate with Bo Winegard, Assistant Professor at Marietta College, cohost of the psyphilopod podcast, and frequent contributor to Quillette. We've engaged in several disagreements on twitter and thought it could be valuable to debate some of these issues on the show. We focused our debate on the question "should society attempt to promote social progress by changing human nature".Inv... (@ETVPod, 79 minutes)
2019-Aug-07podcast imageEpisode #134 ... Consequences of Reason
Today we talk about the growing dissatisfaction with Enlightenment Reason during the early 20th century. (@iamstephenwest, 26 minutes)
2019-Aug-07podcast image#130 Iris Berent: Linguistics, Skinner and Chomsky, Spoken and Written Language
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2019-Aug-07podcast imageEp. 54 Locke, Hobbes and Hume
This week we ask the question, “what do we bring to the party?” If Danny brings bottles of beer does he simply bring the shape, weight and the number of bottles and then leaves me to do all the heavy lifting adding the perception of colour, flavour, smell and taste? Does John Locke allow us to have our objective cake and eat it? Do we get excited when we begin to understand how systems work and co... (@PhilosophyWtf, 22 minutes)
2019-Aug-07podcast image0G68: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Grief
I'm getting a very Groundhog day "already written these show notes" vibe. I guess they didn't go well last time or something, so hopefully this time around will be better. We're joined by an amazing guest, the award eligible Tom from Cog Dis, to discuss Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, a movie we all really enjoyed and had largely forgotten. There's a lot to cover so we space it over two epi... (@0gPhilosophy, 40 minutes)
2019-Aug-07podcast imageFacebook’s cryptocurrency — not such a bad idea after all?
The introduction of the Libra would undoubtedly increase Facebook’s power and would certainly disrupt our existing financial systems. But if it diminishes Facebook’s untrammelled sway over news distribution, political communication and the ‘information economy’, is this a price we should be willing to pay? (@RadioNational, 42 minutes)
2019-Aug-06podcast image#129 Igor Grossmann: Culture, Emotion Regulation, and Wisdom
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2019-Aug-06podcast imagePretty Much Pop #5: True Crime with Lucy Lawless
Lucy Lawless (Xena the Warrior Princess, currently starring in My Life Is Murder) joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to think about the true crime genre, of both the documentary and dramatized variety. What's the appeal? Why do women in particular gravitate to it? For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode, and more episodes in advance, at patreon.com/prettymuchpop. This podc... (@PartiallyExLife, 53 minutes)
2019-Aug-06podcast imageLost in Language | Saul Kripke, Hilary Lawson, Paul Boghossian, Silvia Jonas
Language is widely seen as the critical tool which has set our species apart. We assume that it is successful because our words are able to describe reality. Yet from Wittgenstein to Derrida, no satisfactory theory has been able to support this intuition. Might the problem be not with our theory of language, but with the very idea of reality? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, Saul Kripk... (@IAI_TV, 42 minutes)
2019-Aug-06podcast imageRationally Speaking #237 - Andy Przybylski on "Is screen time bad for you?"
It's common wisdom that spending a lot of time on your smartphone, or checking social media like Facebook and Twitter, takes a psychological toll. But is there any research to back that up? Julia discusses the evidence with professor Andy Przybylski. (@Rspodcast, 53 minutes)
2019-Aug-05podcast imageEpisode 116: Tommy Curry discusses black male studies
In this episode, Tommy Curry argues that if we really want to understand gender-based oppression, we have to look at how black men have been targeted for it. For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy (@ElucidationsPod, 59 minutes)
2019-Aug-05podcast imageGladiator: Is it Stoic?
Contemplating whether or not the iconic film, Gladiator is Stoic? Thanks for listening, hit that subscribe button and leave a review! Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvqYKgK... Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/the-philoso... A... (@philosophyguy2, 14 minutes)
2019-Aug-05podcast imageRandy Thornhill Part 2: Parasite-Stress, Disgust, Religion, Values, and Speciation
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT This is Part 2 of the conversation with Dr. Randy Thornhill: Parasite-Stress, Disgust, Religion, Values, and Sp... (@TheDissenterYT, 55 minutes)
2019-Aug-05podcast image#212 Donald Hoffman: The Case Against Reality; Perception, Consciousness, And Reality
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2019-Aug-05podcast image58 | Seth MacFarlane on Using Science Fiction to Explore Humanity
Fiction shines a light on the human condition by putting people into imaginary situations and envisioning what might happen. Science fiction expands this technique by considering situations in the future, with advanced technology, or with utterly different social contexts. Seth MacFarlane’s show The Orville is good old-fashioned space opera, but it’s also a laboratory for explo... (@seanmcarroll, 72 minutes)
2019-Aug-05podcast image485: The Doomsday Doctrine
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/doo... The doctrine of mutually assured destruction is supposed to deter both sides in a war from launching the first nuclear strike. However, the strategy of the US, NATO, and other super powers has been to plan the destruction of nearly all life on Earth. If near total annihilation would be monstrous, ethically speaking, then what should we say a... (@philtalkradio, 10 minutes)
2019-Aug-05podcast imageEp. 222: Debating Functionalism (Block, Chalmers) (Part Two)
Continuing on Ned Block's "Troubles with Functionalism" (1978) and David Chalmers's "Absent Qualia, Fading Qualia, Dancing Qualia" (1995). What would it be like to be halfway between person and machine? If you think the machine can't have consciousness, then Chalmers thinks that there's no sensible way to describe such an experience, ergo the machine (if functionally equivalent to the person) must... (@PartiallyExLife, 56 minutes)
2019-Aug-04podcast imageE34: More Vice Than Virtue – Nelson Goodman’s Fake News
Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose… Been a bit, but the Dawdlers are back. And, yes, things change but we’re still the same ol’ Dawdlers. Yer welcome. This week enjoy our exploration of some mind bending philosophical musings from philosopher Nelson Goodman. Ryan thinks a scientific orientation can help. Harland thinks philosophy can find more problems for him. Nelson thinks these are ju... (@dawdlerspodcast, 101 minutes)
2019-Aug-04podcast imageThe 50th Episode Extravaganza!!!
Zach and Dylan get reflective and autobiographical in this special episode. They discuss whether the Vim podcast is too dense or too difficult for non-philosopher listeners. Then they turn to talk about how they got into philosophy and give some recommendations for how you can get into philosophy too. They end with some thoughts about the choice to pursue philosophy as a career. 8:00 - intro... (@thevimblog, 78 minutes)
2019-Aug-04podcast imageSTM Podcast #15: How Can You Form A Healthy Attachment To Your Body Image?
Check us out @ https://o4lonlinenetwork.com/seizethemom... @seizethemomentpodcast on Facebook and Instagram. @seize_podcast on Twitter On episode 15, Alen and Leon discuss the role that body image plays and should play in one’s self-esteem, their own struggles with body dysmorphia, and what helped them eventually feel good about themselves. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and ... (@seize_podcast, 89 minutes)
2019-Aug-04podcast imageSTM Podcast Ep 14: Can Philosophy Teach Us To Overcome Our Negative Emotions? w/ Dr. Gregory Sadler
Check us out @ https://o4lonlinenetwork.com/seizethemom... Follow Dr. Sadler on Twitter @philosopher70 and on Youtube at https://www.youtube.com/user/gbisadler On episode 14, Alen and Leon welcome philosopher Dr. Gregory Sadler to discuss how we can use the ideas passed down to us from the great thinkers of years past to overcome our negative emotions and live more fulfilled lives. Leon Garber is ... (@seize_podcast, 68 minutes)
2019-Aug-04podcast imageTHE SOUTHERN STRATEGY with Angie Maxwell
How did appeals to racism, sexism, and religion shape American party politics and conservative ideology? (@PolPhilPod, 72 minutes)
2019-Aug-04podcast imageRemembering Agnes Heller
Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller was a Holocaust survivor, a dissident under Hungary’s communist regime, and one of the great modern political thinkers. She was also a wonderfully engaging speaker, and this week we hear her in conversation from 2013, as well as the reflections of a close friend and colleague. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Aug-04podcast imageEpisode 64, 'The Given - Experience and its Content' with Michelle Montague (Part I - The Given)
Michelle Montague is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin. As well as publishing extensively in phenomenology and philosophy of mind, Michelle is also the author of Non-Propositional Intentionality, Cognitive Phenomenology, and our focus for this episode, her 2016 book, The Given: Experience and its Content. This episode is all about what some philosophers have ca... (@ThePanpsycast, 41 minutes)
2019-Aug-04podcast imageDoctors and their conscience!
Should a doctor say NO on conscience? (@DavidEdmonds100)
2019-Aug-03podcast imageRandy Thornhill Part 1: Parasite-Stress, Culture, Politics, Sociality, and Personality
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT This is Part 1 of the conversation with Dr. Randy Thornhill: Parasite-Stress, Culture, Politics, Sociality, and... (@TheDissenterYT, 45 minutes)
2019-Aug-02podcast image#211 Catherine Wilson: Epicureanism, Atomism, Materialism, And Modernity
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2019-Aug-02podcast image#128 Randy Thornhill: Parasite-Stress, Sociality, Values, Personality, and Politics
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Randy Thornhill is an American entomologist and evolutionary biologist. He is a professor of biology at the... (@TheDissenterYT, 101 minutes)
2019-Aug-02podcast imageEpisode 2: Jonathan Webber – Freedom and Morality
This is part two of the interview with Jonathan Webber about his book 'Rethinking Existentialism', and in this one we talk about existentialist ideas around freedom and ethical action, which is why I'm calling it I'm calling it 'Freedom and Morality'. I asked him some questions about how he knew that he had a big enough idea to start thinking about the topic as a 'book' project rather than a seri... (@DrJoeMorrison, 40 minutes)
2019-Aug-01podcast imageEV - 101 Social Progress in the Void with Bo Winegard pt.1
My guest this week is Bo Winegard, Assistant Professor at Marietta College, cohost of the psyphilopod podcast, and frequent contributor to Quillette. We've engaged in several disagreements on twitter and thought it could be valuable to debate some of these issues on the show. We focused our debate on the question "should society attempt to promote social progress by changing human nature". The arg... (@ETVPod, 66 minutes)
2019-Aug-01podcast image#127 Michael Graziano: Consciousness, From Animals To AI
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Michael Graziano is a Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Princeton University. His scientific rese... (@TheDissenterYT, 46 minutes)
2019-Aug-01podcast image#210 Dwight Read: Cultural Kin Systems, And The Evolution of Human Sociality
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2019-Aug-01podcast imageCriterionless Choice - Jean-Paul Sartre, Existentialism is a Humanism - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the French Existentialist philosopher, Jean-Paul Sartre's work, Existentialism is a Humanism, and focuses on his conception of choice. Ultimately the moral decisions that we make - although they may use all sorts of criteria - are themselves criterion-less. that is, we choose what we determine to be good or bad, and we choose the means we use for making our decisions and c... (@philosopher70, 11 minutes)
2019-Aug-01podcast imageQuassim Cassam, "Vices of the Mind: From the Intellectual to the Political" (Oxford UP, 2019)
Sometimes people are blameworthy or otherwise not admirable because of what they believe. And sometimes they are blameworthy or otherwise not admirable because of how they believe – broadly, their ways of thinking, inquiring, handling evidence, and managing information. We sometimes criticize others for being careless, dogmatic, gullible, and so on. These evaluations often have the form of apprais... (@NewBooksPhil, 71 minutes)
2019-Aug-01podcast imageDIVERSIFYING THE CANNON With Elizabeth Anderson
DIVERSIFYING THE CANNON With Elizabeth Anderson by Toby Buckle (@PolPhilPod, 54 minutes)
2019-Jul-31podcast image#126 Sarah Hill: Life History Theory, Puberty, Immune Function, and Mating Strategies
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Sarah Hill is Associate Professor of Psychology at Texas Christian University. She studies a range of topic... (@TheDissenterYT, 53 minutes)
2019-Jul-31podcast image0G67: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Grief
I'm getting a very Groundhog day "already written these show notes" vibe. I guess they didn't go well last time or something, so hopefully this time around will be better. We're joined by an amazing guest, the award eligible Tom from Cog Dis, to discuss Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, a movie we all really enjoyed and had largely forgotten. There's a lot to cover so we space it over two epi... (@0gPhilosophy, 38 minutes)
2019-Jul-31podcast imageA Meaning of Life
A journey into meaning. Thanks for listening, hit that subscribe button and leave a review! Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvqYKgK... Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/the-philoso... Amazon Banner: https://amzn.to/2Hf7lsJ ... (@philosophyguy2, 18 minutes)
2019-Jul-30podcast image#125 Patrick Forscher: Implicit Bias, Stereotypes, and the Science Reform Movement
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Patrick Forscher is Assistant Professor of Psychology at the J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sci... (@TheDissenterYT, 55 minutes)
2019-Jul-30podcast imageThe Problem with Love | Mark Salter, Helen-Ann Hartley, Phillip Blond
'Love conquers all' is a motto central to our culture and its Christian heritage. Yet Buddhists think love an obstacle to enlightenment. Nietzsche went further and called love barbaric ‘for it is practised at the expense of all others’. Is love for all an illusion? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, consultant psychiatrist Mark Salter, Anglican Bishop Helen-Ann Hartley and Political Phi... (@IAI_TV, 37 minutes)
2019-Jul-30podcast imageEpisode 169: A Bug's Life (Kafka's "The Metamorphosis")
David and Tamler try to control their emotions (with varying success) as they go deep into Franz Kafka's masterful novella "The Metamorphosis." What kind of a story is this? A Marxist or religious allegory? A work of weird fiction? A family drama? A dark comedy? Why does a story about a man who turns into a giant insect get under our skins so much? Plus a study that links insomnia to our fear ... (@verybadwizards, 110 minutes)
2019-Jul-29podcast image#209 Cecilia Heyes: Cultural Evolutionary Psychology, Imitation, And Mindreading
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2019-Jul-29podcast imageRobert Plomin Part 2: Polygenic Scores, Clinical Psychology, and Gene Editing
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT This is Part 2 of the conversation with Dr. Robert Plomin: Polygenic Scores, Clinical Psychology, and Gene Edit... (@TheDissenterYT, 56 minutes)
2019-Jul-29podcast image57 | Astra Taylor on the Promise and Challenge of Democracy
“Democracy may not exist, but we’ll miss it when it’s gone” — or so suggests the title of Astra Taylor’s new book. We all know how democracy falls short, in practice, of its lofty ideals; but we can also appreciate how democratic values are crucial in the fight for a more just society. In this conversation, we dig into the nature of democracy, from its origins to the present day. We talk about who... (@seanmcarroll, 84 minutes)
2019-Jul-29podcast imageEp. 222: Debating Functionalism (Block, Chalmers) (Part One)
On Ned Block's "Troubles with Functionalism" (1978) and David Chalmers's "Absent Qualia, Fading Qualia, Dancing Qualia" (1995). If mental states are functional states, there couldn't be zombies. Yet Block claims that there could be zombies: for example, a functional duplicate of you whose components are actually citizens of China obeying algorithmic rules. Even if the resulting system acts like yo... (@PartiallyExLife, 53 minutes)
2019-Jul-29podcast image419: The Mystery of the Multiverse
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/mystery-mul... At the foundation of modern theoretical physics lie the equations that define our universe, telling us of its beginnings, evolution, and future. Make even minor adjustments to the fundamental laws of the universe, and life as we know it would not exist. How do we explain this extraordinary fact that our universe is so uniquely fine-tuned for... (@philtalkradio, 52 minutes)
2019-Jul-28podcast imageRock star philosopher, and rocks
Early 20th century French thinker Henri Bergson was a celebrity. Today he’s a more obscure figure, but we're asking if his ideas should be restored to the intellectual map of the 20th century. Also: a philosopher-geologist on rocks, science and climate change. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Jul-28podcast imageEpisode 63, 'Pantheism and Panentheism' with Andrei Buckareff (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Andrei Buckareff is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Co-Director of the Cognitive Science Program at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, and Associate Editor of the journal Science, Religion, and Culture. Andrei’s work focuses on a range of fascinating topics, from metaphysics, philosophy of mind, epistemology and the philosophy of action, to philosophy of religion, the afterlife, panth... (@ThePanpsycast, 45 minutes)
2019-Jul-28podcast imageHoP 330 - Republic of Letters - Italian Humanism
Coluccio Salutati and Leonardo Bruni combine eloquence with philosophy, taking as their model the refined language and republican ideals found in Cicero. (@HistPhilosophy, 20 minutes)
2019-Jul-27podcast imageRobert Plomin Part 1: Behavioral Genetics, Twins and Adoptees, and GWAS
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT This is Part 1 of the conversation with Dr. Robert Plomin: Behavioral Genetics, Twins and Adoptees, and GWAS. ... (@TheDissenterYT, 61 minutes)
2019-Jul-26podcast imageWhat is Philosophy?
Getting back to some basics. Discord: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Main Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvqYKgK... Thanks for listening, please subscribe, rate, and review! Support the Podcast and Gain Full Access: https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE96WnY... Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/the-philoso... Twitter: ... (@philosophyguy2, 5 minutes)
2019-Jul-26podcast image#208 David Wootton: History of Science, Philosophy, Politics, And Capitalism
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2019-Jul-26podcast image#124 Robert Plomin: Blueprint, Genetics, Environment, Clinical Psychology, and Gene Editing
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Robert Plomin is Professor of Behavioural Genetics at the Social Genetic & Developmental Psychiatry Cen... (@TheDissenterYT, 116 minutes)
2019-Jul-26podcast imagePersons, Projects, And Actions - Jean-Paul Sartre, Existentialism Is A Humanism - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the French Existentialist philosopher, Jean-Paul Sartre's work, Existentialism is a Humanism, and focuses on his discussion of a person's projects, actions, and accomplishments. In Sartre's view, we are what we make ourselves to be, for good or for bad To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contrib... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2019-Jul-25podcast imageEV - 100 Getting Leitered in the Void with Nathan Oseroff-Spicer
We made it! We achieved a major arbitrary numeric goal! So glad to be celebrating with my guest this week, fellow philosophy twitter fiend Nathan Oseroff- Spicer, who joins me to discuss the darker sides of philosophy twitter before succumbing to our realism lightening round. Definitely follow him if you're not already: @nathanoseroffInvocation: The Power by Naomi AldermanIf you enjoy the show and... (@ETVPod, 56 minutes)
2019-Jul-25podcast image#207 Eugénia Cunha: Antropologia Biológica e Forense, e Evolução Humana
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2019-Jul-25podcast image#123 David Sloan Wilson: Evolution, Contextual Behavioral Science, Religion, and Group Selection
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. David Sloan Wilson is SUNY Distinguished Professor of Biology and Anthropology at Binghamton University. He... (@TheDissenterYT, 66 minutes)
2019-Jul-24podcast image#122 Mark Blyth: Austerity, The European Union, Inequality, and Global Trumpism
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Mark Blyth is William R. Roads Professor of International Economics at Brown University. His research inter... (@TheDissenterYT, 38 minutes)
2019-Jul-24podcast imageEp.53 Spinoza and Leibniz Part 4
This week Danny and Mike confront the fearful menace of ... THE MONADS! Flee in stark unreasoning fear as Leibniz directs his monad army to isolate us from all we hold dear! Shiver in bone chilling terror as you are forced to join the monad legions with only coincidence for a friend. Giggle in solipsitic madness as they appear to be coming for you. YOU'RE NEXT! (@PhilosophyWtf, 33 minutes)
2019-Jul-24podcast image0G66: Striking Vipers and Multifaceted Virtual Identities
Sooooo, we introduced someone new into the podcast this week and things got...weird...We're joined by Heath of the PiaT crowd to discuss episode one of Black Mirror's new season. The BM episode is called Striking Vipers, but it really should have been called Mauling Bears. Lotta ursine erotica is what I'm saying. We also squeeze in a little bit of philosophy on the multifaceted nature of identity ... (@0gPhilosophy, 38 minutes)
2019-Jul-23podcast image#121 Alan Fiske: The Four Relational Models, Virtuous Violence, and Morality
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Alan Fiske is a Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He’s a psychologica... (@TheDissenterYT, 53 minutes)
2019-Jul-23podcast imagePretty Much Pop #3: CONFORM w/ Yakov Smirnoff
Is media trying to brainwash us into being ALL THE SAME? Are the excesses of the mob scaring us into conformity? Mark, Erica, and Brian muse on cultural homogenization and are joined by comedian Dr. Yakov Smirnoff to talk about growing up in a repressive society and the shadow of political correctness over comedy. For more about this podcast, see prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this epis... (@PartiallyExLife, 74 minutes)
2019-Jul-23podcast imageAre You An Illusion? | Julian Baggini, Joanna Kavenna, Jan Westerhoff, Silvia Jonas
The self is an illusion, our passions a by-product of the brain. Or so neuroscientists and philosophers would have us believe. Is dismissing the self a mistake driven by the desire to uphold a purely material universe? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, author of A Field Guide to Reality Joanna Kavenna, Oxford University metaphysician Jan Westerhoff, philosopher Silvia Jonas and autho... (@IAI_TV, 44 minutes)
2019-Jul-23podcast imageRationally Speaking #236 - Alex Tabarrok on "Why are the Prices So D*mn High?"
In this episode, economist Alex Tabarrok discusses his latest book, co-authored with Eric Heller, "Why are the Prices So D*mn High?," which blames rising costs on a phenomenon called the Baumol Effect. (@Rspodcast, 52 minutes)
2019-Jul-22podcast imageWhy the Trolley Problem is a Brilliant Question
A response to StoryBrain's video claiming the Trolley problem is a bad question. I discuss why the trolley problem is a brilliant exercise of thinking.... Discord: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Main Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvqYKgK... Thanks for listening, please subscribe, rate, and review! Support the Podcast and Gain Full Access: https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy ... (@philosophyguy2, 18 minutes)
2019-Jul-22podcast image#206 Derek Leben: Ethics for Robots, Contractarianism, Self-Driving Cars
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2019-Jul-22podcast image#120 Michael Bang Petersen: Evolution, Emotions, Groups, and Politics
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Michael Bang Petersen is Professor of Political Science at Aarhus University, in Denmark. He also directs T... (@TheDissenterYT, 66 minutes)
2019-Jul-22podcast image56 | Kate Adamala on Creating Synthetic Life
Scientists can’t quite agree on how to define “life,” but that hasn’t stopped them from studying it, looking for it elsewhere, or even trying to create it. Kate Adamala is one of a number of scientists engaged in the ambitious project of trying to create living cells, or something approximating them, starting from entirely non-living ingredients. Impressive progress has already been made. Designin... (@seanmcarroll, 72 minutes)
2019-Jul-22podcast image416: Magical Thinking
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/mag... Have you ever avoided stepping on a crack, just in case you might break your mother’s back? Every day, people make decisions and act based on completely unfounded ideas and superstitions – even when they acknowledge that there is no evidence to support their reasoning. Why do we so often engage in this kind of magical thinking? What could ca... (@philtalkradio, 10 minutes)
2019-Jul-22podcast imageEp. 221: Functionalist Theories of Mind (Putnam, Armstrong) (Part Two)
Continuing on functionalism with David M. Armstrong’s "The Causal Theory of the Mind" (1981). Your four hosts start afresh the day after Part One on Putnam to discuss this version of functionalism that is supposed to clear the way for the scientific identification of mental states with brain states. Mental states are defined by their causal relations with other states and with behavior, and the c... (@PartiallyExLife, 72 minutes)
2019-Jul-22podcast imageSTM Podcast Episode 13: Our Love is Disgusting with Guests Ray Kump and Lucie Steiner
Check us out @ https://o4lonlinenetwork.com/seizethe... On episode 13, Alen and Leon welcome hosts of the Our Love is Disgusting Podcast, Lucie Steiner and Ray Kump. We talk sex, politics, the importance of civil discourse in debates, how billionaires have an exaggerated effect on public policy, why all of us need to read more, and how vulnerability has helped Ray and Lucie in their comedic career... (@seize_podcast, 89 minutes)
2019-Jul-21podcast imageTwo Kinds Of Humanism - Jean-Paul Sartre, Existentialism Is A Humanism - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the French Existentialist philosopher, Jean-Paul Sartre's work, Existentialism is a Humanism, and focuses on his distinction between two different sorts of humanism, in order to clarify what existentialist humanism would be To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - ww... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2019-Jul-21podcast imageArendt on the Banality of Evil
Finally! 2 years later, we deliver on the promise to record another Arendt episode. Gabe, Kevin, Zach, and Yohana discuss the concept of the banality of evil, the subject of Hannah Arendt’s 1963 book Eichmann in Jerusalem. They start with some background information on Arendt and Eichmann and then explore some implications and possible interpretations of the banality of evil. - Does ev... (@thevimblog, 65 minutes)
2019-Jul-21podcast imageWomen and the Dhamma
Buddhist teaching is radically egalitarian, and yet the need for a Buddhist feminism is pressing. Is gender irrelevant to Buddhist teaching? And for women who have been denied agency or a sense of identity, how reasonable is the doctrine of non-self? (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2019-Jul-21podcast imageEpisode 63, 'Pantheism and Panentheism' with Andrei Buckareff (Part I - The Divine Mind)
Andrei Buckareff is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Co-Director of the Cognitive Science Program at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, and Associate Editor of the journal Science, Religion, and Culture. Andrei’s work focuses on a range of fascinating topics, from metaphysics, philosophy of mind, epistemology and the philosophy of action, to philosophy of religion, the afterlife, panth... (@ThePanpsycast, 52 minutes)
2019-Jul-21podcast imageHAP 33 - Young, Gifted, and Black - Phillis Wheatley
Phillis Wheatley astonishes colonial Americans with her exquisite and precocious poetry and reflects on the liberating power of the imagination. (@HistPhilosophy, 22 minutes)
2019-Jul-21podcast imageResponsibility and effort
What is the link between responsibility and effort? (@DavidEdmonds100)
2019-Jul-20podcast imageTerrence Deacon Part 2: Consciousness, Semiotics, Symbolism and Language
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT This is Part 2 of the conversation with Dr. Terrence Deacon: Consciousness, Semiotics, Symbolism and Language. ... (@TheDissenterYT, 43 minutes)
2019-Jul-19podcast imageCORPORATE GOVERNMENT With Elizabeth Anderson
Is corporate power of form of government? How does it affect our lives and freedom? Professor Elizabeth Anderson joins the podcast discuss. (@PolPhilPod, 48 minutes)
2019-Jul-19podcast imageTerrence Deacon Part 1: Absence and Constraints, from Physics to Mental Phenomena
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT This is Part 1 of the conversation with Dr. Terrence Deacon: Absence and Constraints, from Physics to Mental Ph... (@TheDissenterYT, 49 minutes)
2019-Jul-19podcast image#205 Laura Cabrera: The Philosophy of Human Enhancement
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2019-Jul-18podcast image#204 Carlos Fiolhais: A Ciência, o Método Científico e a Pseudociência
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2019-Jul-18podcast image#119 Terrence Deacon: Incomplete Nature, from Physics to Mind
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2019-Jul-18podcast imageEV - 99 Dying in the Void with Dave Warnock
Death is a reoccurring topic on this show, but this week still feels a little different. I'm joined by Dave Warnock, who is currently engaged in a project called Dying Out Loud. Dave is living with a terminal diagnosis, and he's spending some of his remaining time generously communicating with others about the process of dying. Usually the title of this show is content warning enough, but in this ... (@ETVPod, 57 minutes)
2019-Jul-17podcast image#118 Lee Ross: Fundamental Attribution Error, Naïve Realism, and Politics
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2019-Jul-17podcast imageEp. 52 Spinoza and Leibniz Part 3
This week Danny and Mike move a grain of sand and change the world, do they create an alternate reality or just a very small sand-pit? Join us as we play the game "stick the name god on things in the sky”. Is Mike justified in his one man genocidal mission to eradicate the moths that are eating their way through his coat? Who is Billy the moth??? How does Danny know him??? Is Spinoza telling us th... (@PhilosophyWtf, 21 minutes)
2019-Jul-17podcast image0G65: The Evitable Conflict and The Zeroth Law
I built a superintelligent robot to write these show notes, and it just kept repeating the word "meta" over and over and over again. Not sure if it's a feature or a bug. While we sort it out, enjoy our episode on Asimov's The Evitable conflict, where he first describes The Zeroth Law of robotics. We explain the law, the problems it faces, and how they connect to issues like virtue theory and quest... (@0gPhilosophy, 39 minutes)
2019-Jul-17podcast imageCan Hong Kong’s democratic protests succeed?
Was the extradition bill the 'last straw' around which a torrent of popular discontent in Hong Kong has gathered? Political scientist Ngok Ma discusses whether these protests are aimed at a complete redrawing of the city's relationship to greater China. (@RadioNational, 40 minutes)
2019-Jul-16podcast imageStoicism: Escaping Mental Enslavement
So today’s episode we will dive back into some Stoicism and connecting it with the mental thinking blocks we face. Discord: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Podcast Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE9_6Wn... Thanks for listening, please subscribe, rate, and review! Support the Podcast and Gain Full Access: https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Main Youtube: https://www.youtube.co... (@philosophyguy2, 13 minutes)
2019-Jul-16podcast image#117 Wendy Johnson: Genetics and Environment in Personality and Intelligence
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2019-Jul-16podcast imageEpisode 168: The Big Lebowski vs Pulp Fiction (Pt. 2)
It's Part 2 of the Lebowski vs. Pulp Fiction showdown. This time we focus on the Dude, Walter, Donny, and most importantly Jesus Quintana. (Nobody fucks with the Jesus). What's the ethos of this stoner masterpiece? Is it a nihilstic movie? A deconstruction of masculinity? A cannabis infused Daoist parable? And is it fair to compare these two classics from the 90s? Fair? Who's the fucking nihilist ... (@verybadwizards, 93 minutes)
2019-Jul-16podcast imageThe End Of All Things | John Dupré, Subir Sarkar, Nancy Cartwright
We tend to think of physical, material things as the ultimate stuff of the universe. Yet contemporary physics has largely abandoned physical things in favour of energy and fields. Should we give up on our conviction that physical stuff is the bedrock of the world, or is such talk ivory tower nonsense? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, John Dupré, Subir Sarkar, and Nancy Cartwright deba... (@IAI_TV, 46 minutes)
2019-Jul-15podcast image#203 Gordon Ingram: Children's Social Development, And Cyberpsychology
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2019-Jul-15podcast image#116 Colin Holbrook: Threat Detection, Group Prejudice, Warfare, and Religion
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2019-Jul-15podcast imageEp. 221: Functionalist Theories of Mind (Putnam, Armstrong) (Part One)
On Hilary Putnam's "The Nature of Mental States" (1973). What is the mind? Functionalist theories identify the mental with not with the brain exactly, but with something the brain does. So some other creature without a brain (maybe a computer) might be able to do that same thing if it could duplicate the structure of what our brains do. Is this a satisfying account of the mind? Don't wait for part... (@PartiallyExLife, 54 minutes)
2019-Jul-15podcast image55 | A Conversation with Rob Reid on Quantum Mechanics and Many Worlds
As you may have heard, I have a new book coming out in September, Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime. To celebrate, we're going to have more than the usual number of podcasts about quantum mechanics over the next couple of months. Today is an experimental flipped podcast, in which I'm being interviewed by Rob Reid. Rob is the host of the After On podcast, of whi... (@seanmcarroll, 86 minutes)
2019-Jul-15podcast image484: Is Postmodernism Really to Blame for Post-Truth?
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/pos... Postmodernism is often characterized by its rejection of concepts championed by the Enlightenment, like meaning, truth, reason, and knowledge. Some philosophers blame postmodernism for making cynicism about truth and facts now respectable in political debate. So is postmodernism responsible for “fake news” and “alternative facts”? Or does it... (@philtalkradio, 9 minutes)
2019-Jul-15podcast imageBonus - The world in a different light: Iris Murdoch’s philosophical vision
In a century that produced a dizzying array of philosophers and philosophical approaches, few philosophers were as distinctive, and stood out quite so conspicuously, as Iris Murdoch (1919-1999). (@RadioNational, 30 minutes)
2019-Jul-15podcast imageSTM Podcast Episode 12: Why Do We Often Need To Hit Rock Bottom To Start To Improve Our Lives?
Check us out @ https://o4lonlinenetwork.com/seizethe... On episode 12, Alen and Leon explore what makes it so difficult for us to accept our mental health struggles and seek treatment before we hit rock bottom. They also ask how much of our thinking is invested in ego-gratification, our biological drives, and social-conditioning. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating... (@seize_podcast, 79 minutes)
2019-Jul-14podcast imageSTM Podcast Episode 11: The Existentialist's Dilemna - How Do We Survive Anxiety? w/ Gordon Marino
Check us out @ https://o4lonlinenetwork.com/seizethe... The Existentialist's Survival Guide: How to Live Authentically in an Inauthentic Age https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0722N... Follow @GordonMarino on Twitter Email: [email protected] On episode 11, Alen and Leon speak with philosopher and USA boxing coach, Gordon Marino, PhD, about his new book, The Existentialist's Survival Guide, his fri... (@seize_podcast, 61 minutes)
2019-Jul-14podcast imageSTM Podcast Ep 8: How Are Sexism And Misogyny Manifested Today? w/ Jamie Lombardi
Check us out @ https://o4lonlinenetwork.com/seizethe... On episode 8, we invite Professor of Philosophy Jamie Lombardi on to discuss sexism, misogyny, and cruel abortion laws in the context of Kate Manne's book, Down Girl. Additionally, we discuss Albert Camus' philosophy and its potential for having a healing effect on our lives. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidatin... (@seize_podcast, 58 minutes)
2019-Jul-14podcast imageSPACE & POLITICS With Ryan D Enos
Social geography. Space. Politics. Immigration. Race. Segregation. Racism. Trump. 2020. Ideology. Integration. (@PolPhilPod, 83 minutes)
2019-Jul-14podcast imageThe world in a different light: Iris Murdoch’s philosophical vision
In a century that produced a dizzying array of philosophers and philosophical approaches, few philosophers were as distinctive, and stood out quite so conspicuously, as Iris Murdoch (1919-1999). (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Jul-14podcast imageEpisode 62, Epictetus: A Guide to Stoicism (Part V. Further Analysis and Discussion)
Imagine you are in an open field which stretches in every direction, further than your eyes can see. Since there is nothing of interest in your immediate surroundings, you set your sights on the horizon. You begin to walk with purpose; long strides eventually break into a run until you are sprinting as fast as you can. After a while, you begin to slow down. Not just because of a lack of breath, bu... (@ThePanpsycast, 58 minutes)
2019-Jul-14podcast imageHoP 329 - Greeks Bearing Gifts - Byzantine Scholars in Italy
Bessarion and George Trapenzuntius, rival scholars from the Greek east who helped inspire the Italian Renaissance. (@HistPhilosophy, 19 minutes)
2019-Jul-13podcast image#115 Alexander Rosenberg: Theory of Mind, History, Mental Illusions, and Nihilism
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Alexander Rosenberg is the R. Taylor Cole Professor of Philosophy at Duke University. He has been a visitin... (@TheDissenterYT, 61 minutes)
2019-Jul-12podcast image#202 Arlindo Oliveira: O Presente e o Futuro da Inteligência Artificial
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2019-Jul-12podcast image#114 Hugo Mercier: The Enigma of Reason, Modularity, and Cognition
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2019-Jul-12podcast imageEpisode 1: Jonathan Webber – projects and choices
It's the first episode! And that means all the work that's been building for over year gets unleashed RIGHT HERE and it's pretty exciting and terrifying at the same time. So where better to start than with a conversation with a lovely friendly philosopher, discussing his fascination with soul-searching French philosophy? Jonathan Webber is a professor of philosophy at the University of Cardiff. ... (@DrJoeMorrison, 38 minutes)
2019-Jul-11podcast image#113 Joshua M. Tybur: Disgust, Evolution, Politics, and Social Psychology
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2019-Jul-11podcast image#201 Mark Leary: The Self, Self-presentation, And Social Status
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2019-Jul-11podcast imageEV - 98 The Shunyata of the Void with SomeStingray
We love talking emptiness of the self here in the void, and so I got the perfect not self to join me and discuss lots of fun topics in the world of Indian Philosophy. @SomeStingray is a must follow on philosophy twitter and we have a great time here, especially during the real/not real lightening round. Philosophy twitter will want to take careful notes in that section so you can troll the fish la... (@ETVPod, 61 minutes)
2019-Jul-10podcast image#112 Diane Halpern: Sex Differences in Cognitive Abilities, Critical Thinking, and Creativity
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Diane Halpern is Dean Emerita of Social Sciences at Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate Institute and former E... (@TheDissenterYT, 48 minutes)
2019-Jul-10podcast imageSusanna Schellenberg, "The Unity of Perception: Content, Consciousness, and Evidence" (Oxford UP, 2018)
How does perception result in thoughts about items in the world (such as dogs or flowers) and in conscious states of many kinds (such as experiences of seeing red)? How does perception provide evidence for our beliefs (such as the belief that there is a red rose in front of you)? In The Unity of Perception: Content, Consciousness, and Evidence (Oxford University Press, 2018), Susanna Schellenber... (@NewBooksPhil, 68 minutes)
2019-Jul-10podcast imageEp. 51 Spinoza and Leibniz part 2
This week Danny and Mike look at each other and ask the question “Is that the face of god?” As the sun continues to shine we take a walk along the beach with William Paley and go looking for accidental watches amongst the rock pools. Do the gods post messages to us and send us pictures of their cats and what they had for lunch or have they unfriended us? Is there a rational to the universe and are... (@PhilosophyWtf, 20 minutes)
2019-Jul-10podcast image0G64: I Am Mother and Care Ethics
And now another installment in the deeply caring relationship that is our show. Can caring be shared through podwaves? I like to think so. Feel the care just flow out over you. Try not to think about how this relationship also feels like creepy paternalistic programming. This is all totally normal. This week we're covering I Am Mother, a new piece of sci fi horror by Netflix. There's a lot of good... (@0gPhilosophy, 37 minutes)
2019-Jul-10podcast imagePOSITIVE AND NEGATIVE FREEDOM
POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE FREEDOM by Toby Buckle (@PolPhilPod, 73 minutes)
2019-Jul-10podcast imageVoice, Treaty, Truth: What would it mean to truly listen to the First Nations' call for justice?
The invitation of the Uluru Statement from the Heart is to set off on a journey of mutual attentiveness, of truth-telling and peace-making, without a clear sense of the shared destination. Marcia Langton joins us to discuss whether Australia’s political settlement accommodate such a strenuous moral task. (@RadioNational, 47 minutes)
2019-Jul-10podcast imagePublic Leaders: The Power Structure of Echo Chambers
Bringing in Michel Foucault's idea of power to examine how talking heads and rising talking heads fall into being on top of these echo chambers. Looking at how their knowledge leads to power and then blocks them off to alternative knowledge! Tune in! Discord: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Podcast Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE9_6Wn... Thanks for listening, please subscribe, rate,... (@philosophyguy2, 20 minutes)
2019-Jul-09podcast imageSeize The Moment Podcast Episode 1: Accessing The Flow State
Check us out @ https://o4lonlinenetwork.com/seizethe... On Episode 1, Alen and Leon discuss the state of flow, what it is and how it can be used to create an internal sense of peace, overcome physical pain and discomfort, and even reduce symptoms of mental illness. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man's soul. He is a Licensed Mental Health C... (@seize_podcast, 42 minutes)
2019-Jul-09podcast image#111 Nick Chater: The Mind Is Flat, and Our Illusions of Mental Depth
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2019-Jul-09podcast imagePretty Much Pop #1: Pop Culture vs. High Culture
What is pop culture? Does it make sense to distinguish it from high culture, or can something be both? Welcome to this new pop culture podcast hosted by Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt. This episode also features Tyler Hislop, our editor. For more, see prettymuchpop.com. Get involved from the start at patreon.com/prettymuchpop. We'll solicit your input for our episodes, release them... (@PartiallyExLife, 44 minutes)
2019-Jul-09podcast imageThe Fascination With Evil | Terry Eagleton, Susan Neiman, Stephen de Wijze
We may condemn tyrants and abhor serial killers, but we are obsessed with evil and violence. Are we fascinated by evil, violent characters because they make life more exciting? Or because they express our real nature? Should we look to end this morbid obsession, or accept it as a feature of humanity? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, cultural critic Terry Eagleton, author of Evil in Mod... (@IAI_TV, 36 minutes)
2019-Jul-08podcast image#200 David Barash: Mysteries of Human Evolution, Sexuality, And Consciousness
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2019-Jul-08podcast image#110 Barbara Oakley: Evil Genes, and Pathological Altruism
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2019-Jul-08podcast imageKate Kirkpatrick on the life and work of Simone de Beauvoir
In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast, Kate Kirkpatrick, author of a new biography of Beauvoir, Becoming Beauvoir, discusses the relationship between the life and work of Simone de Beauvoir. Beauvoir is often portrayed as applying Jean-Paul Sartre's existentialism to the condition of women. Is this a fair assessment? We are grateful for support from the Marc Sanders Foundation. (@philosophybites, 17 minutes)
2019-Jul-08podcast image54 | Indre Viskontas on Music and the Brain
It doesn’t mean much to say music affects your brain — everything that happens to you affects your brain. But music affects your brain in certain specific ways, from changing our mood to helping us learn. As both a neuroscientist and an opera singer, Indre Viskontas is the ideal person to talk about the relationship between music and the brain. Her new book, How Music Can Make You Better, digs int... (@seanmcarroll, 75 minutes)
2019-Jul-08podcast imageThe Free Speech Episode
Dylan, Gabe, Lisa, and Kevin unite to discuss free speech, deplatforming, and rights. What should we make of conservative complaints that their free speech is being trampled on by protestors? Is deplatforming a harm? Do social media companies have an obligation to respect a freedom of speech? It is a tricky tangle of issues. This episode focuses on an article by Gabe called, “Sadly, There Can... (@thevimblog, 56 minutes)
2019-Jul-07podcast imageShorts - E21: Personal Accountability
“To remain the same in function, animals must change their form.” - Stephen Jay Gould, 1979 Gould wrote the quote above a couple times in different articles. Ryan likes it because he thinks it can apply to systems in general. Thus, to remain the same in function, systems should change their structure provided there are changes in their throughput. In organisms this happens with changes in scal... (@dawdlerspodcast, 30 minutes)
2019-Jul-07podcast imageEpisode 62, Epictetus: A Guide to Stoicism (Part IV. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
Imagine you are in an open field which stretches in every direction, further than your eyes can see. Since there is nothing of interest in your immediate surroundings, you set your sights on the horizon. You begin to walk with purpose; long strides eventually break into a run until you are sprinting as fast as you can. After a while, you begin to slow down. Not just because of a lack of breath, bu... (@ThePanpsycast, 38 minutes)
2019-Jul-07podcast imageHAP 32 - Talking Book - Early Africana Writing in English
18th century black authors touch on philosophical themes in autobiographical narratives, poetry, and other literary genres. (@HistPhilosophy, 25 minutes)
2019-Jul-07podcast imageResponsibility and Addiction
Are addicts responsible for harming their health? (@DavidEdmonds100)
2019-Jul-06podcast image#109 Simon DeDeo: From Atoms to Societies, Emergentism and Reductionism
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2019-Jul-05podcast imageEp. 220: 10-Year Retrospective of The Partially Examined Life
Mark, Seth, Dylan, and Wes reflect on the changing state of podcasting and public philosophy over the last decade, how our goals and interests have changed since we started we started. Why don't colleges pay their faculty to educate the public through regular, broadcasted conversations like ours? If you think we're snarky, take a look at actual philosophy faculty! Should we continue to do more lit... (@PartiallyExLife, 73 minutes)
2019-Jul-05podcast imageRichard Shweder Part 2: Alan Fiske's Relational Models, Cultural Psychology, and Multiculturalism
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT This is Part 2 of the conversation with Dr. Richard Shweder: Alan Fiske, Cultural Psychology, and Multicultural... (@TheDissenterYT, 41 minutes)
2019-Jul-05podcast image#199 Clark McCauley: The Psychology of Political Radicalization
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2019-Jul-04podcast imageRichard Shweder Part 1: Morality, and Jonathan Haidt's Moral Foundations
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT This is Part 1 of the conversation with Dr. Richard Shweder: Morality, and Jonathan Haidt’s Moral Foundations. ... (@TheDissenterYT, 55 minutes)
2019-Jul-04podcast image#198 Stephen Sanderson: Sociology, Darwinian Conflict Theory, And Religion
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2019-Jul-04podcast imageEV - 97 Dominating the Void with Toby Buckle
This week I'm joined by Toby Buckle of the Political philosophy podcast to discuss a particularly depressing theory of politics from his Machiavelli series centered around the desires to dominate/humiliate and the desires to avoid domination/humiliation. It feels very relevant to our current voidy moment.Invocation: Void Goddess Marianne Williamson's actual tweets.Political Philosophy Podcast: htt... (@ETVPod, 63 minutes)
2019-Jul-03podcast imageEpisode 167: The Big Lebowski vs Pulp Fiction (Pt. 1)
There are only two kinds of people in the world, Pulp Fiction people and Big Lebowski people. Now Pulp Fiction people can like Big Lebowski and vice versa, but nobody likes them both equally. Somewhere you have to make a choice. And that choice tells you who you are. In the first episode of this two-parter, David and Tamler make that choice – and then go deep into the themes, performances, and p... (@verybadwizards, 68 minutes)
2019-Jul-03podcast imageVideo Games: Becoming Human
How do video games help us become more human? Discord: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Thanks for listening, please subscribe, rate, and review! Support the Podcast and Gain Full Access: https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvqYKgK... Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/the-philoso... Twitter: https://twitter.com/brendenweber_ Amazon Banner l... (@philosophyguy2, 18 minutes)
2019-Jul-03podcast image#108 Richard Shweder: Morality, Haidt's Moral Foundations, and Multiculturalism
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Richard Shweder is a cultural anthropologist and the Harold H. Swift Distinguished Service Professor of Hum... (@TheDissenterYT, 95 minutes)
2019-Jul-03podcast image#62 - Häggström on AI Motivations and Risk Denialism
In this episode I talk to Olle Häggström. Olle is a professor of mathematical statistics at Chalmers University of Technology and a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (KVA) and of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA). Olle’s main research is in probability theory and statistical mechanics, but in recent years he has broadened his research interests to focus applied ... (@JohnDanaher)
2019-Jul-03podcast imageEpisode 50: Spinoza and Leibniz
This week, the 'boys' of post Cartesian rationalism are back in town! Watch with envy as the cool kids, Spinoza and Leibniz, click their way menacingly down the main street of Western Enlightenment pushing the clergy off the pavement. Listen, or don’t listen, it doesn’t much matter it’s all the same either way, as you, yes you! are awarded the title of “A bit of god” (Pantheism is an equal opportu... (@PhilosophyWtf, 20 minutes)
2019-Jul-03podcast image0G63: Fury Road and Ecofeminism
Witness our attempt to gain entry into a post gendered Valhalla! Led by the feminist valkyrie Jamie M. Lombardi (@euthyphro), Professor of philosophy at Bergen Community College, we EXPLODE the feminist symbolism and environmental messaging of Mad Max: Fury Road! ::fire guitar solo:: Seriously, this episode has everything. Top 10 action movie, progressive messaging, a guest who steals the show, an... (@0gPhilosophy, 42 minutes)
2019-Jul-03podcast imageHow do you solve a problem like Israel Folau?
Is the controversy surrounding Israel Folau just one more example of the tension between incommensurable rights claims: freedom of expression; freedom of religion; freedom from discrimination on the basis of religion or sexuality? Or has Folau simply exposed the limits of political project of liberal tolerance? Constitutional legal theorist and philosopher Patrick Emerton joins Waleed and Scott to... (@RadioNational, 43 minutes)
2019-Jul-02podcast image#107 Frederick Crews: Why Freud is a Fraud
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT I’M SORRY FOR THE VIDEO BEING A BIT DESYNCHRONIZED. IT MUST HAVE BEEN SOME SORT OF RECORDING ISSUE. THANK YOU F... (@TheDissenterYT, 56 minutes)
2019-Jul-02podcast imageThe Right Way to Think | Paul Boghossian, Mary Jane Rubenstein, Alister McGrath
Reason was traditionally seen as the Enlightenment’s great legacy and the origin of our success. Yet reason is increasingly derided as just the rhetorical bluster of the educated elite, typically powerful and male. Is rationality just the prejudiced claim of those who are sure they are right? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, Professor of Religion at Wesleyan Mary-Jane Rubenstein, Silve... (@IAI_TV, 39 minutes)
2019-Jul-01podcast image#197 Paulo Finuras: Biossociologia, Psicologia Evolutiva e Liderança
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2019-Jul-01podcast imageEpisode #133 ... Carl Schmitt on Liberalism pt. 2
Today we continue our discussion of the work of Carl Schmitt. Support the show on Patreon! www.philosophizethis.org for additional content. Thank you for wanting to know more today than you did yesterday. :) (@iamstephenwest, 22 minutes)
2019-Jul-01podcast imageEpisode #132 ... Carl Schmitt on Liberalism pt. 1
Today we begin our discussion on the work of Carl Schmitt. Support the show on Patreon! www.philosophizethis.org for additional content. Thank you for wanting to know more today than you did yesterday. :) (@iamstephenwest, 24 minutes)
2019-Jul-01podcast imageEpisode 67 - Thomas Pradeu
On Episode 67, Nick chats with Dr. Thomas Pradeu, CNRS Senior investigator (DR2), and Head of the group “Conceptual and theoretical analysis of immune activation and biological boundaries at the University of Bordeaux, about Philosophy in biology—an innovative way to combine the contributions of philosophy of biology, experimental biology, and medical biology—and how this approach enriches the con... (@SciPhiPod)
2019-Jul-01podcast image53 | Solo -- On Morality and Rationality
What does it mean to be a good person? To act ethically and morally in the world? In the old days we might appeal to the instructions we get from God, but a modern naturalist has to look elsewhere. Today I do a rare solo podcast, where I talk both about my personal views on morality, a variety of “constructivism” according to which human beings construct their ethical stances starting from basic i... (@seanmcarroll, 125 minutes)
2019-Jul-01podcast imageEp. 219: The Harder Problem of Consciousness (Block & Papineau)
On Ned Block's "The Harder Problem of Consciousness" (2002) and David Papineau's "Could There Be a Science of Consciousness?" (2003). What would give us sufficient reason to believe that a non-human was conscious? Block thinks this is a harder problem that we might suspect. We can't know for sure exactly what consciousness in us is, so we can't know for sure what such a being might require (a brai... (@PartiallyExLife, 85 minutes)
2019-Jul-01podcast imageChristian List, "Why Free Will is Real" (Harvard UP, 2019)
Given our modern scientific view of the world, how is freedom of the will possible? That is the classical problem of free will. Strategies for addressing this problem include the flat denial of free will, as well as various attempts to render free will consistent with a physically deterministic world. Among these latter, there’s a tendency to redefine free will in a way that dissolves the appar... (@NewBooksPhil, 66 minutes)
2019-Jul-01podcast imageEpisode 115: Katherine Ritchie discusses social groups
In this episode, Katherine Ritchie (CUNY Graduate Center, City College) lays out what it means to belong to a social group, and what kind of thing a social group is. For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy (@ElucidationsPod, 40 minutes)
2019-Jun-30podcast imageShorts - E20: The Monty Hall Problem
In this Short the Dawdlers play a game. Everyone loses. The end. (@dawdlerspodcast, 29 minutes)
2019-Jun-30podcast image422: Reparations
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/rep... The United States brutally enslaved African Americans for its first hundred or so years of existence. For the next hundred years, black Americans were lynched, deprived of basic rights, and widely discriminated against. Now, while there are still certainly racial injustices to deal with, how are we to respond to the racial injustices of the ... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2019-Jun-30podcast imageTHE SURVIVAL OF EUROPEAN LIBERALISM With Ian Dunt
Brexit. Liberalism. J S Mill. Free speech. Living truths. Liberal democracy. Europe. Tony Blair. Journalism. Consent of the governed. Far right parties. Anti-liberalism. The future of Europe. (@PolPhilPod, 72 minutes)
2019-Jun-30podcast imageWitnessing and translating
What happens when we take philosophy into the field? This week we’re talking archaeology, with focus on feminism, tensions between indigenous and Western scientific knowledge, and the principles of reconciliation. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Jun-30podcast imageEpisode 62, Epictetus: A Guide to Stoicism (Part III. Modern Stoicism)
Imagine you are in an open field which stretches in every direction, further than your eyes can see. Since there is nothing of interest in your immediate surroundings, you set your sights on the horizon. You begin to walk with purpose; long strides eventually break into a run until you are sprinting as fast as you can. After a while, you begin to slow down. Not just because of a lack of breath, bu... (@ThePanpsycast, 51 minutes)
2019-Jun-30podcast imageHoP 328 - Old News - Introduction to the Italian Renaissance
A first look at the themes and figures of philosophy in the Italian Renaissance. (@HistPhilosophy, 20 minutes)
2019-Jun-29podcast imageThumos in Platonic and Aristotelian Moral Psychology - Sadler Presentations
This is a recording of my presentation to the 2019 Aristotle and the Aristotelian Tradition conference, hosted by Marquette University. My presentation examines the role of Thumos and the thumoeides (spirited desire, the irascible part of the soul) in Plato's moral psychology, the important changes that Aristotle makes in his moral psychology, and then the treatments of Thumos not only in later A... (@philosopher70, 78 minutes)
2019-Jun-29podcast image#106 Michelle Sugiyama: The Evolution of Storytelling, and Its Role in Human Societies
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Michelle Scalise Sugiyama is Senior Instructor at the University of Oregon Institute of Cognitive and Decis... (@TheDissenterYT, 54 minutes)
2019-Jun-28podcast image#105 Françoise Baylis: The Ethics of CRISPR-cas9 Gene Editing Technology
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Françoise Baylis is University Research Professor at Dalhousie University, Canada. She is a frequent guest ... (@TheDissenterYT, 46 minutes)
2019-Jun-28podcast image#196 Peter Singer: Ethics, Veganism, And Effective Altruism
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2019-Jun-27podcast imagePhilosophy and Death
In today’s episode, we will dive into the relationship between philosophy and death have. And maybe see how philosophy really comes about from our fear of death. Also, a tangent on religions relation to death. Discord: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Thanks for listening, please subscribe, rate, and review! Support the Podcast and Gain Full Access: https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Yout... (@philosophyguy2, 15 minutes)
2019-Jun-27podcast image#195 Todd Shackelford: The Evolution and Varieties of Human Violence
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2019-Jun-27podcast imageMichael Ruse Part 2: Race, Gene Editing, Religion and Science
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT This is Part 2 of the conversation with Dr. Michael Ruse: Race, Gene Editing, Religion and Science. Time Link... (@TheDissenterYT, 36 minutes)
2019-Jun-27podcast imageEV - 96 Giving the Void an Argument with Ben Burgis
This week I'm joined by the verbose socialist Ben Burgis to discuss his book Give them an Argument: Logic for the Left. We talk best practices, the limits of discourse, and why we wish it were true that leftist teachers were actually rising up and seizing the means of education.Give the Right an Argument: https://www.amazon.com/Give-Them-Argumen... The endless debate in Aaron's headEditing by Bria... (@ETVPod, 63 minutes)
2019-Jun-26podcast imageMichael Ruse Part 1: How Evolution by Natural Selection Works
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT This is Part 1 of the conversation with Dr. Michael Ruse: How Evolution by Natural Selection Works. Time Link... (@TheDissenterYT, 54 minutes)
2019-Jun-26podcast imageEp. 49 History of Philosophy: Descartes Part 3
This week join Mike and Danny as the wander through the Cartesian garden. Sniff the delightful fragrance of the ontological orchid, walk bare foot through the foliage of certainty while delving into the compost of epistemological doubt. All this and sentient bombs are yours for the mere cost of admission. Oh yes and we mention Harley for no extra cost. (@PhilosophyWtf, 26 minutes)
2019-Jun-26podcast image0G62: One Punch Man and Process vs. Product
Ugh, woe is me. I used to find passion in the challenge of writing these show notes, but now that I've mastered the art of meta show notes-fu, there's no challenge left. I must seek out a show now with content so boring and straightforward that no amount of meta show notes will make it palatable. This is my hero's journey. Also, we're doing One Punch Man and discussing the tension between wanting ... (@0gPhilosophy, 38 minutes)
2019-Jun-26podcast image41: Ethics Education with Thomas Wartenberg and Chris Robichaud
We often take for granted the active process of learning about ethics and morality, so today’s show focuses on the source of ethics education: the educators themselves. We hear from two superstar teachers: Chris Robichaud... The post 41: Ethics Education with Thomas Wartenberg and Chris Robichaud appeared first on Examining Ethics. (@DePauwPrindle, 20 minutes)
2019-Jun-26podcast imageIs democracy an impediment to addressing climate change?
Given democracy’s tendency to prioritise the short-term and appeal to voter self-interest, and given its inherent anthropocentrism, does our ecological crisis warrant bypassing democratic procedures. Political philosopher David Schlosberg argues we need more, not less, democracy. (@RadioNational, 42 minutes)
2019-Jun-25podcast imageBlinded by Ideology
So today, we will get slightly political. Not biased political but more so an observation. Let me know what you think! Discord: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Thanks for listening, please subscribe, rate, and review! Support the Podcast and Gain Full Access: https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvqYKgK... Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/the-... (@philosophyguy2, 19 minutes)
2019-Jun-25podcast image#104 Michael Ruse: Darwinism, Species, Race, Gene Editing, and Religion
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Michael Ruse is a philosopher of science who specializes in the philosophy of biology and works on the rela... (@TheDissenterYT, 90 minutes)
2019-Jun-25podcast imageOut of the Vat #2 – Richard Ashcroft
Richard Ashcroft is Professor of Bioethics and Deputy Head of the Department of Law at Queen Mary University of London. In this episode, Richard discusses his recent work on utopias, his love of... Philosophers’ work and philosophers’ lives, both inside and outside of philosophy. Brought to you by the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, the Centre for Philosophy of Natural ... (@LSEPhilosophy, 32 minutes)
2019-Jun-25podcast imageThe Prejudice of Philosophy | Chakravarthi Ram Prasad, Nivi Manchanda, Timothy Williamson
Many see the search for universal truths about the world as the noble aim of philosophy. Yet our universities largely dismiss non-Western philosophy, and critics argue that British students are taught a narrow analytic approach. Are great ideas independent of time, place and tradition? Do African conceptions of the self or Chinese Mohist logic offer equally valid insights? In this episode of Philo... (@IAI_TV, 40 minutes)
2019-Jun-25podcast imageRationally Speaking #235 - Tage Rai on "Why people think their violence is morally justified"
We typically think of violence as being caused by a lack of control, or by selfish motives. But what if, more often than not, violence is intended to be morally righteous? Author Tage Rai debates this with Julia. (@Rspodcast, 60 minutes)
2019-Jun-24podcast image#194 Anna Vedel: Personality, Academia, Ageing, And The Gender Equality Paradox
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2019-Jun-24podcast image#103 Michelle Cretella: Psychiatry of Gender Dysphoria, and the Trouble with Gender Ideology
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2019-Jun-24podcast image482: J.S. Mill and the Good Life
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/mil... John Stuart Mill was one of the most important British philosophers of the 19th century. As a liberal, he thought that individuals are generally the best judges of their own welfare. But Mill was also a utilitarian who thought that there were objectively lower and higher pleasures and that the good life was one which maximized higher pleasur... (@philtalkradio, 12 minutes)
2019-Jun-24podcast image52 | Frank Lantz on the Logic and Emotion of Games
Games play an important, and arguably increasing, role in human life. We play games on our computers and our phones, watch other people compete in games, and occasionally break out the cards or the Monopoly set. What is the origin of this human impulse, and what makes for a great game? Frank Lantz is both a working game designer and an academic who thinks about the nature of games and gaming. We d... (@seanmcarroll, 65 minutes)
2019-Jun-24podcast imageEp. 218: The Hard Problem of Consciousness (Chalmers et al) (Part Two)
Continuing on "Consciousness and Its Place in Nature" by David Chalmers (2003). We finish Chalmers's account of the types of physicialism, then move on to dualism (including epiphenomenalism), and finally dally with panpsychism, the specialty of our guest, Gregory Miller from the Panpsycast. Listen to part 1 first or listen to the unbroken, ad-free Citizen Edition. Please support PEL! End song: "G... (@PartiallyExLife, 53 minutes)
2019-Jun-24podcast imageARE IDEOLOGIES TRUE?
Is anyone really 'right' about political values, or does essentail​ contestability imply a strong relitavism​? (@PolPhilPod, 82 minutes)
2019-Jun-24podcast imagePaternalism and public health challenges to patient autonomy
Should patient autonomy always be respected? (@DavidEdmonds100)
2019-Jun-23podcast imageE33: Massimo Pigliucci's Hard Problems - Multi-Level Selection & Cultural Evolution
Times change and the recent past can sometimes become obsolete as the gaze of the mainstream world focuses on its new moment. But it wasn’t long ago when Richard Dawkins was calling for “militant atheism” and Dubya Bush stood on an aircraft carrier in front of a banner that read “Mission Accomplished”. Heck, there was a time when the 90’s did a collective eye roll at the 80’s. Tigers once roamed I... (@dawdlerspodcast, 79 minutes)
2019-Jun-23podcast imageHarry Frankfurt's Bullshit
Is Trump a liar? Or is it more accurate to call him a 'bullshitter'? On occasion, people will talk about bullshit as a political phenomenon. And when they do, they will reference a philosopher called Harry Frankfurt. Frankfurt wrote the essay "On Bullshit" in 1986, but it is back in vogue. In this episode, Kevin, Gabe, Dylan, and Zach talk about the essay—what it is about, what it gets wrong... (@thevimblog, 79 minutes)
2019-Jun-23podcast imagePublic health and the open society
Karl Popper's idea of "the open society" promoted values of inclusivity, transparency and democratic freedom. Today, some fear that the open society is under threat, with negative consequences for a lot of things we've come to take for granted - including public health. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Jun-23podcast imageEpisode 62, Epictetus: A Guide to Stoicism (Part II. The Discourses and The Enchiridion)
Imagine you are in an open field which stretches in every direction, further than your eyes can see. Since there is nothing of interest in your immediate surroundings, you set your sights on the horizon. You begin to walk with purpose; long strides eventually break into a run until you are sprinting as fast as you can. After a while, you begin to slow down. Not just because of a lack of breath, bu... (@ThePanpsycast, 65 minutes)
2019-Jun-23podcast imageHAP 31 - Justin Smith on Amo and Race in Early Modern Philosophy
Justin E.H. Smith joins us to discuss Anton Wilhelm Amo against the background of ideas about race in early modern philosophy, including Leibniz. (@HistPhilosophy, 40 minutes)
2019-Jun-22podcast image#102 Valerie Curtis: Disgust and Hygiene Behavior
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Valerie Curtis is Director of the Environmental Health Group, a multidisciplinary group researching hygiene... (@TheDissenterYT, 30 minutes)
2019-Jun-22podcast imageYOLO Apologetics
Drake coined “YOLO,” short for “you only live once” in 2011, and then later apologized for all the douchiness it subsequently engendered. But the spirit is ancient, and cross-cultural, speaking deeply to the kind of decision-making that is supposed to make for the good life. It seems to be saying that risk and spontaneity should be valued above prudence and planning. Is that true? This week we ... (@HiPhiNation, 44 minutes)
2019-Jun-21podcast image#193 Paul Slovic: Risk Perception, GMOs, Vaccines, And Climate Change
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2019-Jun-21podcast image#101 Todd Shackelford: Evolution and Family Conflict, Sperm Competition, Stepparenting
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Todd Shackelford is a Distinguished Professor and Chair of Psychology at the University of Oakland, as well... (@TheDissenterYT, 59 minutes)
2019-Jun-20podcast imageEV - 095 The Void after Transition with Callie Wright
This week I'm joined by the wonderful Callie Wright (@calliegetsit), host of the Queersplaining podcast (@queersplaining), where she does in depth reporting on less visible stories within the LGBTQ community. We discuss going beyond the reoccurring narratives about LGBTQ lives, and how that plays out internally and in public forums like sports and politics.Invocation: The Power by Naomi AldermanEd... (@ETVPod, 60 minutes)
2019-Jun-20podcast image#61 - Yampolskiy on Machine Consciousness and AI Welfare
In this episode I talk to Roman Yampolskiy. Roman is a Tenured Associate Professor in the department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science at the Speed School of Engineering, University of Louisville. He is the founding and current director of the Cyber Security Lab and an author of many books and papers on AI security and ethics, including Artificial Superintelligence: a Futuristic Approac... (@JohnDanaher)
2019-Jun-20podcast image#192 Paulo Gama Mota: The History of Sexual Selection Theory, And Cultural Evolution
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2019-Jun-20podcast image#100 Phoebe Ellsworth: Emotions, Eyewitness Accuracy, Juries, and the Death Penalty
------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT THIS TIME, IT’S AUDIO-ONLY. SORRY ABOUT THAT, BUT I HAD SOME SORT OF TECHNICAL ISSUE, AND I COULDN’T DO VIDEO.  Dr. Phoebe Ellsworth is Frank Murphy Distinguished Professor of Law and Psychology, and Faculty Associate at the ISR Research... (@TheDissenterYT, 62 minutes)
2019-Jun-20podcast imageFreedom of Political Communication, Propaganda and the Role of Epistemic Institutions in Cyberspace
Professor Seumas Miller defines fake news, hate speech and propaganda, discusses the relationship between social media and political propaganda. In this article I provide definitions of fake news, hate speech and propaganda, respectively. These phenomenon are corruptive of the epistemic (i.e. knowledge-aiming) norms, e.g. to tell the truth. I also elaborate the right to freedom of communication an... (@ethicsinthenews, 53 minutes)
2019-Jun-20podcast imageCamisha Russell, "The Assisted Reproduction of Race" (Indiana UP, 2018)
Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) such as in vitro fertilization and surrogacy have been critically examined within philosophy, particularly by feminists and bioethicists, but the role of race—both in how the technologies are used and in the effects that they are having—has received less attention. In The Assisted Reproduction of Race (Indiana University Press, 2018), Camisha Russell unde... (@NewBooksPhil, 79 minutes)
2019-Jun-20podcast imageDominic McIver Lopes (University of British Columbia) – Beyond the Pleasure Principle: Autonomy in Kant’s Aesthetics
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2019-Jun-20podcast imageHanne Appelqvist – Wittgenstein and Musical Formalism: A Case Revisited
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2019-Jun-19podcast image#99 Hal Arkes: Biases, Heuritics, and Decision-Making
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Hal Arkes is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Ohio State University. His research focuses primarily on a... (@TheDissenterYT, 33 minutes)
2019-Jun-19podcast imageEV - 094 Echoes in the Void with C. Thi Nguyen
This week I'm joined by C. Thi Nguyen (@add_hawk) to discuss echo chambers, how they're more dangerous than mere epistemic bubbles, and how gaming might help!Thi's article on Echo Chambers: https://aeon.co/essays/why-its-as-hard-t... website: https://objectionable.net/Invocation: Peter Chiykowski Shortstory.comPhilosophers in Space: https://0gphilosophy.libsyn.com/Support us at Patreon.com/Embrace... (@ETVPod, 63 minutes)
2019-Jun-19podcast imageOne Minute in Haditha: Neuroscience, Emotion and Military Ethics
In this special lecture, Professor Mitt Regan discusses the latest research in moral perception and judgment, and the potential implications of this research for ethics education in general and military ethics training in particular. In November 2005, an improvised explosive device destroyed a vehicle in a US Marine Corps convoy, killing one man and seriously injuring another. Less than a minute ... (@ethicsinthenews, 43 minutes)
2019-Jun-19podcast imageEp. 48 History of Philosophy: Descartes Part 2
This week, who knows? Perhaps we will lie to you, perhaps we will tell you the truth and you will not hear it properly. It could be that Danny and Mike are evil beings messing with your sense of reality - who can tell? Ultimately you just have to trust us, right? I mean, why would we lie to you?…unless we are voices in your head and you are lying to yourselves, but that would be crazy, right? Mayb... (@PhilosophyWtf, 23 minutes)
2019-Jun-19podcast image0G61: The Waldo Moment and Politics as Entertainment
After such a meta conversation like this about the intricate relationship of media and information, it's really hard to do a meta writeup without going double meta, so here we are. Some episodes we're very much on the same page, and in many places (partly cause of internet issues) we were not in this episode. And I think that's great! There's a lot of moving parts here and it's hard to slow them a... (@0gPhilosophy, 45 minutes)
2019-Jun-19podcast imagePOSTMODERNISM, 2020, and Other Audience Questions
Machiavelli. Power. Stability. Postmodernism. Unions. Meritocracy. Prediction. Polling. Trump. 2020. (@PolPhilPod, 63 minutes)
2019-Jun-18podcast imageEpisode 166: Total Recall (Ted Chiang's "The Truth of Fact, the Truth of Feeling")
Memory is highly selective and often inaccurate. But what if we had an easily searchable video record of all our experiences and interactions? How would that affect our relationships? What would it reveal about our characters and our sense of who we are? Is there a kind of truth that can’t be determined by perfect objectivity? David and Tamler dive deep into Ted Chiang’s amazingly rich and poignan... (@verybadwizards, 109 minutes)
2019-Jun-18podcast image#98 Carin Perilloux: Perceiving Sexual Interest, Physical Attractiveness, Parent-Offspring Conflict
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Carin Perilloux is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Southwestern University, US. She uses cognitive sci... (@TheDissenterYT, 53 minutes)
2019-Jun-18podcast imageEpisode 66 - Caterina Marchionni
On Episode 66, Nick chats with Dr. Caterina Marchionni, University Lecturer in Practical Philosophy and member of TINT,  Centre for Philosophy of the Social Sciences, at the University of Helsinki, about her work in the philosophy and methodology of economics. (@SciPhiPod)
2019-Jun-18podcast imageThe Illusion of Now | Julian Barbour, Tim Maudlin, Emily Thomas
Past and future are worlds we can never inhabit. We live of necessity in the present. But physicists and philosophers with very different outlooks, from Einstein to Derrida, claim that the present is an illusion. Are we deluded by experience into imagining the present is real? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, Philosopher of science Tim Maudlin joins author of The End of Time Julian Bar... (@IAI_TV, 42 minutes)
2019-Jun-17podcast image#97 Jennifer Vonk: Comparing Humans and Other Species, and Primate Cognition
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Jennifer Vonk is Professor of comparative/cognitive psychology at Oakland University. Her primary research ... (@TheDissenterYT, 56 minutes)
2019-Jun-17podcast image#191 Susan Blackmore: How Memetics Works
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2019-Jun-17podcast image421: The Value of a College Education
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/val... With 43.3 million Americans burdened with a total of $1.3 trillion in student loan debt, high school students thinking about attending college are faced with a daunting decision. Should they risk joining the ranks of the indebted in order to get a college degree? The answer depends on the value of a college education. Are college graduates h... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2019-Jun-17podcast image51 | Anthony Aguirre on Cosmology, Zen, Entropy, and Information
Cosmologists have a standard set of puzzles they think about: the nature of dark matter and dark energy, whether there was a period of inflation, the evolution of structure, and so on. But there are also even deeper questions, having to do with why there is a universe at all, and why the early universe had low entropy, that most working cosmologists don’t address. Today’s guest, Anthony Aguirre, i... (@seanmcarroll, 92 minutes)
2019-Jun-17podcast imageEp. 218: The Hard Problem of Consciousness (Chalmers et al) (Part One)
On "Consciousness and Its Place in Nature" by David Chalmers (2003), with special guest Gregory Miller from the Panpsycast Philosophy Podcast. Can we explain human experience using the terms of brain physiology? Chalmers thinks not, and lays out the arguments against this and the range of positions philosophers have taken in response to these objections. Continues on part two, or get the full, ad... (@PartiallyExLife, 57 minutes)
2019-Jun-16podcast imageKeeping them out
Most people agree that nation states don't have any moral right to control the movement of citizens within their borders, or to prevent citizens from travelling beyond those borders. So why should we accept that states have the right to exclude or restrict entry to refugees and immigrants? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Jun-16podcast imageHoP 327 - Michele Trizio on Byzantine and Latin Medieval Philosophy
The series on Byzantium concludes as Michele Trizio discusses the mutual influence of Byzantium and Latin Christendom. (@HistPhilosophy, 24 minutes)
2019-Jun-16podcast imageEpisode 62, Epictetus: A Guide to Stoicism (Part I. The Context and Life of Epictetus)
Imagine you are in an open field which stretches in every direction, further than your eyes can see. Since there is nothing of interest in your immediate surroundings, you set your sights on the horizon. You begin to walk with purpose; long strides eventually break into a run until you are sprinting as fast as you can. After a while, you begin to slow down. Not just because of a lack of breath, bu... (@ThePanpsycast, 55 minutes)
2019-Jun-15podcast image#96 Heather Montgomery: Social Anthropology of Childhood and Child Labor
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Heather Montgomery is a social anthropologist who studied for her PhD at Trinity College, Cambridge, which ... (@TheDissenterYT, 35 minutes)
2019-Jun-14podcast image#190 Philip Kavanagh: Evolution And Clinical Psychology, Self-Esteem, And The Dark Triad
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2019-Jun-14podcast image#95 Robert Kurzban: The Hidden Agenda of Our Minds, Modularity, and Politics
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Robert Kurzban is a former Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses ... (@TheDissenterYT, 35 minutes)
2019-Jun-13podcast image#94 Athena Aktipis: Cooperation and Conflict, From Cells to Human Societies
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2019-Jun-13podcast image#189 Viviana Weekes-Shackelford: Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, And Modern Society
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2019-Jun-12podcast image#93 Steven Neuberg: The Evolutionary Bases of Stereotypes and Prejudices
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Steven Neuberg is a Foundation Professor and chair of the Department of Psychology at Arizona State Univers... (@TheDissenterYT, 55 minutes)
2019-Jun-12podcast imageEp. 47 History of Philosophy: Descartes
Yes, it’s starting to feel like summer and Mike and Danny have decamped to the beer garden but it is still business as usual. Words? What are they good for? How reflexive is that question? This week we leave Erasmus and the humanists as they turn the light of human reason upon sacred texts. Suddenly, in an explosion of self-awareness Descartes emerges from his oven - is he fully baked or only half... (@PhilosophyWtf, 24 minutes)
2019-Jun-12podcast image0G60: Voyager and Procreation
This week we're bring together a variety of fan favorites: 1. The best Star Trek captain 2. The right to procreate 3. Substrate Chauvanism Hopefully this will be enough fan service to pay off the rage we'll likely incur with next weeks episode. The topic for this week is Voyager season 2, episode 13: Prototype. It's one of many in the constellation of AI reproduction trek episodes and a fun intro ... (@0gPhilosophy, 41 minutes)
2019-Jun-12podcast imageMACHIAVELLI 3 Chaos, Freedom, and Glory
MACHIAVELLI 3 Chaos, Freedom, and Glory by Toby Buckle (@PolPhilPod, 82 minutes)
2019-Jun-12podcast imageA free press, sure, but free from what? And free for what?
The media plays a vital role in a representative democracy by acting as a check on political power and powerful interests. But is it enough for the free press to provide scrutiny and surveillance? Peter Greste joins us to discuss the ethics of press freedom. (@RadioNational, 46 minutes)
2019-Jun-11podcast image#92 Lisa Welling: Hormones and Behavior, Evolutionary Psychology and Social Psychology
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2019-Jun-11podcast imageChoice And Responsibility - Jean-Paul Sartre, Existentialism Is A Humanism - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the French Existentialist philosopher, Jean-Paul Sartre's work, Existentialism is a Humanism, and focuses on his discussion of human freedom, our choices, and the responsibility we bear for them. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/ReasonIO Yo... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2019-Jun-11podcast imageIs Oppression The Key To Creativity? | Lowkey, Joanna Kavenna, Andrew Motion
Freedom is often seen as the vital oxygen of creativity. Yet Shakespeare worked within a framework of censorship, Don Quixote was written from prison and Leonardo argued that at 'lives on constraint and dies of freedom'. Can oppression help produce masterpieces or do the free always write the greatest poetry? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, former Poet Laureate Andrew Motion, Novelist... (@IAI_TV, 38 minutes)
2019-Jun-10podcast image#188 Gustavo Carlo: Prosocial And Moral Development In Children And Adolescents
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2019-Jun-10podcast image#91 Lee Jussim: How Stereotypes Work, and the Current State of Social Psychology
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2019-Jun-10podcast image481: The Limits of Tolerance
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/lim... In order to reach compromise, people try to be tolerant of others with different beliefs. Despite its value, there are numerous factors that may hinder our exercise of tolerance. As the schisms between our beliefs grow larger, what happens when our moral and political ideals put us deeply at odds with your fellow citizens? Do we begrudgingly... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2019-Jun-10podcast image50 | Patricia Churchland on Conscience, Morality, and the Brain
It’s fun to spend time thinking about how other people should behave, but fortunately we also have an inner voice that keeps offering opinions about how we should behave ourselves: our conscience. Where did that come from? Today’s guest, Patricia Churchland, is a philosopher and neuroscientist, one of the founders of the subfield of “neurophilosophy.” We dig into the neuroscience of it all, especi... (@seanmcarroll, 72 minutes)
2019-Jun-10podcast imageNicholas Shea, "Representation in Cognitive Science" (Oxford UP, 2018)
In order to explain thought in natural physical systems, mainstream cognitive science posits representations, or internal states that carry information about the world and that are used by the system to guide its behavior. Naturalistic theories of representation provide explanations of what information, or content, these internal states carry, and how they come to have the contents that they do. I... (@NewBooksPhil, 61 minutes)
2019-Jun-10podcast imageIs the President Above the Law?
Is the president above the law? We've all been wondering. Ishan, Dylan, and Zach discuss what a phrase like 'above the law' could mean. This is the final installment in a trilogy on the Mueller Report. Listen to the other episodes here: https://thevimblog.com/2019/04/28/philos... Reach out to us with your thoughts, critiques, arguments at [email protected] www.thevimblog.com ▽ ... (@thevimblog, 45 minutes)
2019-Jun-10podcast imageEating Responsibly
Should obese people be held responsible for being overweight? (@DavidEdmonds100)
2019-Jun-09podcast imageDrone homicide, jiggling brains and neurobionic revenge porn
The march of technology never stops, and sometimes institutions have trouble keeping up with the changes. This week we’re looking at possible future crimes committed via technology that’s already with us: brain-computer interfaces, which enable things to happen in the physical world by means of neural impulses – thoughts and imaginings, rather than movements. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Jun-09podcast imageEpisode 61, David Pearce on Transhumanism (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Co-founder of Humanity+, formerly known as the World Transhumanist Association, David Pearce is a leading figure of the transhumanist movement. David is perhaps best known for his 1995 manifesto, The Hedonistic Imperative, in which he argues that we can, and will, abolish suffering throughout the living world. Following The Hedonistic Imperative, David has published extensively on topics surroundi... (@ThePanpsycast, 53 minutes)
2019-Jun-09podcast imageHAP 30 - Dualist Personality - Anton Wilhelm Amo
Anton Wilhelm Amo, brought to Germany from his native Ghana, defends a rigorous dualism of mind and body. Was this philosophy connected to his African origins? (@HistPhilosophy)
2019-Jun-08podcast image#90 Jason Manning: Sociology of Suicide and Terrorism
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2019-Jun-08podcast image(sub)Text #1: Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”: Poesis as Revenge Forsaken
At last, the full, public release of this discussion between Wes Alwan and Bill Youmans covering Shakespeare's 1611 play about revenge, forgiveness, and authorship. Or maybe it's about exploitation, or how we react to changes in status, or perhaps how a liberal education can give you magical powers! Listen and decide for yourself! (@PartiallyExLife, 70 minutes)
2019-Jun-08podcast imageThe Illusionist
Pyotr Tchaikovsky composed and conducted his final symphony in 1893. He died 9 days later, after having knowingly drunk an unboiled glass of water during a cholera epidemic. Deep into the symphony, Symphony no. 6, there is a paradoxical passage that, when played, no one will be able to hear. This is because Tchaikovsky scored it to contain a musical illusion. We uncover the mystery of why he put ... (@HiPhiNation, 37 minutes)
2019-Jun-07podcast imageEV - 93 The Mind's Void with Dr. Keith Frankish pt. 2
Part two of my rousing conversation with Dr. Keith Frankish, where we try to answer the ageless question "Where is my mind? Where is my mind?". Keith is a brilliant proponent of the theory of Illusionism with regard to the existence of phenomenal state. I've read many of his papers and think they're excellent, and while Keith and I come from "different churches" when it comes to philosophy of mind... (@ETVPod, 47 minutes)
2019-Jun-07podcast imageEV - 92 The Mind’s Void with Dr. Keith Frankish pt.1
As far as I can tell, I'm having the phenomenal sensation of joy at finally getting to have this conversation with Dr. Keith Frankish. Keith is a brilliant proponent of the theory of Illusionism with regard to the existence of phenomenal state. I've read many of his papers and think they're excellent, and while Keith and I come from "different churches" when it comes to philosophy of mind, we agre... (@ETVPod, 57 minutes)
2019-Jun-07podcast imageAnguish, Abandonment, & Despair - Jean-Paul Sartre, Existentialism Is A Humanism - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the French Existentialist philosopher, Jean-Paul Sartre's work, Existentialism is a Humanism, and focuses on three aspects of the human condition that Sartre identifies - anguish or anxiety, abandonment or forlornness, and despair To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so he... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2019-Jun-07podcast image#187 Robert Trivers: Parental Investment, Reciprocal Altruism, Self-Deception
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2019-Jun-07podcast imageGad Saad Part 2: The Enemies of Truth, Reason and Science
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2019-Jun-07podcast image3/6/2019: Kathleen Stock asks What is Sexual Orientation?
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2019-Jun-06podcast imageEV91 - The Void after God
Like the uncomfortable sensation in a limb you sat on too long, we’re back! So sorry for the hiatus, I promise it won't happen again. This week we're joined by Ryan Bell from the Life after God podcast. Ryan is a former pastor who was effectively excommunicated for his progressive views and now helps individuals as they try to make sense of a life after religion. We discuss the loss of belief in a... (@ETVPod, 62 minutes)
2019-Jun-06podcast image#186 Felix Warneken: Cooperation And Altruism In Apes And Children
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2019-Jun-06podcast imageGad Saad Part 1: The Evolution of Consumer Behavior
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2019-Jun-05podcast image#89 Gad Saad: The Evolution of Consumer Behavior, and the Enemies of Science
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. Gad Saad is Professor of Marketing at Concordia University, holder of the Research Chair in Evolutionary Be... (@TheDissenterYT, 96 minutes)
2019-Jun-05podcast imageEp.46 History of Philosophy: The Renaissance, Humanism and the Rise of Science Part 4
This week the Enlightenment swaggers into a bar with its shirt unbuttoned to the chest and a big old medallion on the go, “Check me out guys!” it says. Is its brazen confidence justified or when the last dance is had will it be going home alone by the end of the 19th century? Is reason simply god in a lab coat carrying a clipboard? How retro is that last reference to a clipboard? Does god deliver ... (@PhilosophyWtf, 18 minutes)
2019-Jun-05podcast imageIs technology killing democracy?
What if social media and democratic politics serve radically different goals? Tech investor Raina Kumra joins us to discuss whether social media is undermining the conditions of healthy democratic society. (@RadioNational, 70 minutes)
2019-Jun-04podcast image#88 David Buss: Evolutionary Psychology, and the Basics of Human Mating
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2019-Jun-04podcast imageEpisode 165: Life With No Head (With Sam Harris)
Sam Harris returns to the podcast to talk about meditation and his new Waking Up meditation app. What are the goals of mindfulness practice - stress reduction and greater focus, or something much deeper? Can it cure David's existential dread? Tamler's fear of his daughter going away to college? Can sustained practice erode the illusion of self? Is that even something we'd want to do? What if it di... (@verybadwizards, 136 minutes)
2019-Jun-04podcast imageThe Dark Side of the Universe | Erik Verlinde, Catherine Heymans, Sabine Hossenfelder
According to current theories, Dark Energy and Dark Matter make up 95% of all the stuff in the universe. Yet we still have no direct evidence for them. Might we need to rethink our account of the universe entirely? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, String theorist Erik Verlinde, astrophysicist Catherine Heymans and physicist and writer Sabine Hossenfelder propose radical solutions to th... (@IAI_TV, 40 minutes)
2019-Jun-03podcast image#87 Helen Steward: Philosophy of Action, Free Will, Moral Responsibility
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2019-Jun-03podcast image#185 Helen Fisher: The Anthropology Of Romantic Love, Attraction, And Attachment
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2019-Jun-03podcast imageEpisode 217: Discussing Calderón's "Life Is a Dream"
On the 1636 comedy by Pedro Calderón de la Barca, considering destiny (Christian vs. Ancient Greek), skepticism, meta-theater, and the ethic of honor. Listen to our performance first. With guests Bill Youmans and Erica Spyres. End song: "Pulling Apart" by Jonathan Segel. Hear him on Nakedly Examined Music #38. Please fill out our bonus material survey at partiallyexaminedlife.com/bonus. Please sup..