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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-Nov-26 12:33 UTC. Episodes: 1745. Minimum length: 5 minutes. Hide descriptions. Switch to ranked view. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

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2020-Nov-26podcast imageSpecial Edition: The New Thankery
In this short bonus episode of TNT, Alex, David, and Greg go around the digital table discussing what they're thankful for. Alex also poses lightning round questions. Stick around to hear about Greg's literally smoking truck. (@thenewthinkery, 14 minutes)
2020-Nov-26podcast imageDavid Hume, Treatise Of Human Nature - Conflicts Between Reason And Passion - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 18th century philosopher, essayist, and historian, David Hume's work A Treatise of Human Nature Specifically it examines his discussion of the relation between reason and passion, which many portray as a conflict between those. Hume famously asserts: "We speak not strictly and philosophically when we talk of the combat of passion and of reason. Reas... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Nov-25podcast imagePlutarch's Life of Lycurgus | The New Thinkery Ep. 18
In this edition of The New Thinkery, the guys talk about life in Sparta through the lens of Plutarch's writings on Lycurgus. You might be asking yourself what an ostensible history text is doing on a philosophy podcast. Rest assured, looking at Spartan life raises several philosophical questions. (@thenewthinkery, 72 minutes)
2020-Nov-25podcast imageListener Qs 17
Thank you all so much! None of this would be possible without you! Editing by Luisa Lyons, check out her amazing podcast Filmed Live Musicals: http://www.filmedlivemusicals.com/ 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://www.faceboo... (@0gPhilosophy, 47 minutes)
2020-Nov-25podcast imageEpisode 102: Ep. 119 Humanity Part 3
This week join Danny and Mike as they subject subjectivity to the subjective gaze. Is one person's meat really another’s poison? Is there no accounting for taste? Is beauty in the eye of the beholder? Is humanity really something absolute that establishes us as unique and inviolable or is it a sliding scale? A moveable feast of ingredients that is endlessly variable? Wrinkle your nose up in mild d... (@PhilosophyWtf, 30 minutes)
2020-Nov-25podcast imageWar crimes, moral responsibility, and moral injury
The Brereton Report compels us to reflect on what it might mean to say that soldiers express a nation’s “values and laws” – which is to say, that soldiers and civilians belong to the same moral community. (@RadioNational, 52 minutes)
2020-Nov-24podcast imageEpisode 201: Very Bad Lizard People
David and Tamler dive deep into the psychology and epistemology of conspiracy theories. What makes people so prone to believe in complex malevolent plots that require meticulous organization and utter secrecy at the highest levels of power? Are some conspiracies like [REDACTED] and [REDACTED] more plausible than [REDACTED] give [REDACTED] for? And what about [REDACTED]? Do [REDACTED] mislead [REDA... (@verybadwizards, 117 minutes)
2020-Nov-24podcast imageDavid Hume, Treatise Of Human Nature - Reason, Will, And Action - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 18th century philosopher, essayist, and historian, David Hume's work A Treatise of Human Nature Specifically it examines his discussion about the role that reason plays in determining our wills to action, by contrast to the passions, emotions, or desires. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd lik... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Nov-24podcast imageReality Uncovered | John Ellis, Sabine Hossenfelder, Jim Baggott
John Ellis, Sabine Hossenfelder and Jim Baggott discuss the future of particle physics. (@IAI_TV, 42 minutes)
2020-Nov-24podcast imageDeaths of despair / Effective altruism (Angus Deaton)
Economist and Nobel Laureate Angus Deaton discusses the rise in “deaths of despair” in the U.S. – deaths from drugs, alcohol or suicide. What's causing it, and how do we know? Also, Julia and Angus debate whether effective altruism can help the poor. (@Rspodcast, 64 minutes)
2020-Nov-23podcast imageTalking about Not Talking (Carefully) about Science
Uwe Peters on how science communication can cause harm Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Nov-23podcast image#395 Lisa Bortolotti: The Epistemic Innocence of Irrational Beliefs
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2020-Nov-23podcast image124 | Solo: How Time Travel Could and Should Work
Time! It doesn’t stop, psychological effects of being under lockdown notwithstanding. How we experience time depends on our situation, but time itself just marches forward. Unless, of course, it’s possible to travel to the past, as countless science-fiction scenarios have depicted. But does that really make sense? Couldn’t we then change the past, even so dramatically that our own existence would ... (@seanmcarroll, 162 minutes)
2020-Nov-23podcast imageAffect, Value and Problems Assessing Decision-Making Capacity
MT20 New St Cross Special Ethics Seminar with Assoc. Professor Jennifer Hawkins Valid informed consent to treatment requires that the person giving consent have decision-making capacity or (what amounts to the same thing) must be mentally competent. To date the most influential model for both conceptualizing what capacity is, and for assessing it clinically, is the “four abilities model” developed... (@ethicsinthenews, 48 minutes)
2020-Nov-23podcast imageEpisode 10: Q&A
Cohosts Taylor Cyr and Matt Flummer answer listener questions about the issues and ideas brought up in Season 1 of The Free Will Show.We discussed Neil Levy's book Hard Luck  in this episode: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/... you have a question you’d like us to answer in a future Q&A episode, get in touch with us at [email protected], via the show’s website: thefreewill... (@thefreewillshow, 34 minutes)
2020-Nov-23podcast imageEp. 257: Locke Against Innate Ideas (Part One)
On Book I of John Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1689). How do we know things? Locke thought all knowledge comes from experience, and this might seem uncontroversial, but what are the alternatives? We consider the idea that there are some ideas we're just born with and don't need to learn. But what's an "idea," and how is it different from a principle? Clearly we have instincts ("kn... (@PartiallyExLife, 53 minutes)
2020-Nov-23podcast imagePEL Presents NEM#136: Mark Bingham: To and In New Orleans
Mark got signed as a teen in 1966, left to play theatrical prog jazz in Indiana during college, had a spell in a "no wave" band in New York, and finally settled down in the '80s as an in demand producer and collaborator in New Orleans, working with groups like R.E.M., Flat Duo Jets, and John Scofield. He's only finished two solo albums but has a ton of archive recordings being released soon, and n... (@PartiallyExLife, 60 minutes)
2020-Nov-23podcast imageGabriel Marcel, On The Ontological Mystery - Recollection And Assurance - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher, playwright, and musician, Gabriel Marcel's essay Concrete Approaches to Investigating the Ontological Mystery. Specifically it examines his discussion of mystery as metaproblematic and the assurance it is encountered with. This leads into discussion of recollection (receuillement in French) and its role in helping us apprehe... (@philosopher70, 24 minutes)
2020-Nov-23podcast imageDebating
If you've ever watched a political debate on TV, you may wonder what the point is. After all, aren't both participants committed to their own viewpoints, and just aiming to win? Why would we ever think that debate is a useful activity. Nyaya philosophers were big proponents of debate, but not the kind of debate you see on network TV. In this episode we'll explore why they think arguments between t... (@cmalcolmkeating, 16 minutes)
2020-Nov-22podcast imageEpisode 130: Jessica Tizzard discusses weakness of the will
This month, Long Dang and I sit down to talk to Jessica Tizzard (University of Connecticut, Storrs) about weakness of the will.You’re at a party hosted by a close friend. It’s been three hours since you got there, and the evening thus far has been chock full of scintillating conversation, a fun round of Charades followed by Assassins, first rate cocktails, and a dessert to die for. You’ve just now... (@ElucidationsPod, 36 minutes)
2020-Nov-22podcast imageQUO VADIS - Q & A on the Election
Taking on audience questions I give a retrospective on the Trump era, my analysis of it, what I think lies ahead, and where progressives should go from here. (@PolPhilPod, 98 minutes)
2020-Nov-22podcast imageSTM Podcast #75: Sheldon Solomon - Developing the Courage to Face Death in Life
On episode 75 we welcome social psychologist and co-developer of Terror-Management Theory Sheldon Solomon to discuss his original research, which supported his hypothesis of death anxiety being at the core of most of our aggressive and selfish behaviors; how awareness of our mortality tends to make us more tribal and nationalistic; the backlash he and his colleagues received from academia when the... (@seize_podcast, 103 minutes)
2020-Nov-22podcast imageMatthew Cobb - Why Neuroscience Still Can’t Explain Much
Despite multi-million dollar research programmes and impressive technical progress, neuroscience still can’t explain basic systems - like a maggot’s tiny brain or the grinding of a lobster’s stomach. Professor Matthew Cobb joins me to discuss the intellectual history of neuroscience, his frank assessment of where we’re at, and how we can make progress. We cover: How the idea of the brain as comp... (@NSthepodcast, 65 minutes)
2020-Nov-22podcast imageThad Metz: Meaning in Life
What makes life worth living? How valuable are truth, beauty and morality? If life is ultimately meaningless from the perspective of the universe is none the less better to have been born?  Thad on the Meaning of Life :https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/life... (@JasonWerbeloff, 57 minutes)
2020-Nov-22podcast imageScience, misinformation and dissent
Science welcomes dissent. Scientific progress depends on challenging and dismantling theories as well as verifying them. But how should we deal with misinformation about science, and the ways it can erode such liberal democratic values as personal autonomy? (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-Nov-22podcast imageEpisode 88, Buddhism (Part V - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Introduction Jack was walking down a street. It was a day like any other. As ever, his mind was a flurry of thoughts, worries, and anxieties, stimulated by coffee and the bright light of his phone. In a bid to relieve his stress, he put his phone in his pocket, and tried to notice the details he would usually ignore. As he walked past the pharmacy, he saw a sick man coughing and spluttering; he w... (@ThePanpsycast, 62 minutes)
2020-Nov-22podcast imageHoP 360 - Dag N. Hasse on Arabic Learning in the Renaissance
An interview with Dag Nikolaus Hasse on the Renaissance reception of Averroes, Avicenna, and other authors who wrote in Arabic. (@HistPhilosophy, 26 minutes)
2020-Nov-22podcast image389: Spinoza
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/spi... Baruch Spinoza was a 17th century Dutch philosopher who laid the foundations for the Enlightenment. He made the controversial claim that there is only one substance in the universe, which led him to the pantheistic belief in an abstract, impersonal God. What effect did Spinoza have on Enlightenment thinkers? What are the philosophical – and ... (@philtalkradio, 12 minutes)
2020-Nov-21podcast imageGabriel Marcel, On The Ontological Mystery - Availability (Disponibilité)- Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher, playwright, and musician, Gabriel Marcel's essay Concrete Approaches to Investigating the Ontological Mystery. Specifically it examines his discussion "availability" (disponibilité, in French) to other people. Another way of understanding this would be in relation to the value or virtue of charity or agape. Marcel also disc... (@philosopher70, 22 minutes)
2020-Nov-21podcast imageDaniel Stoljar Live!
Join me for a discussion with Daniel Stoljar, a professor of philosophy at the Australian National University, as we discuss physicalism, the epistemic approach to consciousness, conceivability arguments, revelation for introspection, illusionism, and more! Daniel’s website: https://sites.google.com/site/danielstol... (@onemorebrown, 123 minutes)
2020-Nov-21podcast imageThe science of sleep
We spend around a third of our lives asleep, but the reason we sleep is still something of a mystery. Could it be the biggest mistake the evolutionary process has ever made? What does sleep actually do for us? David Edmonds meets Matthew Walker, one of the world’s leading sleep scientists, to discuss some of his findings. We’ll hear about how the clocks going back has an effect on heart attack rat... (@DavidEdmonds100, 15 minutes)
2020-Nov-20podcast imageG.W.F. Hegel, Phenomenology Of Spirit - The Slave's Development - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century German Idealist philosopher, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel's work, the Phenomenology of Spirit It focuses specifically on his discussion of the dialectical development of the Slave's consciousness in the famous Master-Slave dialectic. Three things are required for this development of consciousness for-itself, i.e, independent consciousn... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Nov-20podcast imageAMA | November 2020
As you have likely heard me mention before, I have an account on Patreon, where people can sign up to donate a dollar or two per episode of Mindscape. In return they get two tangible (if minor) benefits. First, they get to listen to the podcast without any ads. Second, once per month I do an Ask Me Anything episode, where patrons are allowed to ask any question they like, and I do my best to ... (@seanmcarroll, 192 minutes)
2020-Nov-20podcast image#394 Chiara Marletto: Quantum Mechanics, Constructor Theory, Free Will, and Reality
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2020-Nov-20podcast imageSacred and Profane Love Episode 27: Karen Swallow Prior on Reading Joseph Conrad Well
Sacred and Profane Love Episode 27: Karen Swallow Prior on Reading Joseph Conrad Well by Sacred and Profane Love (@eudaimoniapod, 63 minutes)
2020-Nov-20podcast imageDavid Chai, "Zhuangzi and the Becoming of Nothingness" (SUNY Press, 2018)
Zhuangzi and the Becoming of Nothingness (SUNY Press, 2018) offers a radical rereading of the Daoist classic Zhuangzi by bringing to light the role of nothingness in grounding the cosmological and metaphysical aspects of its thought. Through a careful analysis of the text and its appended commentaries, David Chai reveals not only how nothingness physically enriches the myriad things of the world, ... (@NewBooksPhil, 75 minutes)
2020-Nov-20podcast imageEV - 167 Masculinity and Morality with Tom Curry
My guest this week is Tom Curry (@dissonance_pod), co-host of the Cognitive Dissonance pod and one of the hive of villainy on the Citation Needed pod. We discuss Tom's letters to his sons and how to teach healthy masculinity.Tom's Blog: https://dangerousletters.wordpress.com/C... Dis: https://dissonancepod.com/Citation Needed: http://citationpod.com/Invocation: https://dangerousletters.wordpress.c... (@ETVPod, 68 minutes)
2020-Nov-20podcast imageSpace Jam / Kazaam (w/ Vishal Dave)
Join the two cows on their journey into the world of fantasy basketball-star-crossover vehicles, featuring guest Vishal Dave! It's 1996 and Michael Jordan is fresh back from retirement, ready to take on the Monstars and save the NBA from a bunch of talentless hacks. Is there a tragic emptiness at the core of Space Jam, marked by Jordan's self-destructive quest for dominance? And how does it compar... (@cowspod, 85 minutes)
2020-Nov-19podcast image#393 Paul Bloom: Moral Development, Empathy, Pleasure and/in Pain
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter SubscribeStar: https://www.subscribestar.com/the-dissen... PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter PayPal Subscription 1 Dollar: https://tinyurl.com/yb3acuuy PayPal Subscription 3 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ybn6bg9l PayPal Subscription 5 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ycmr9gpz PayPal Subscription 1... (@TheDissenterYT, 50 minutes)
2020-Nov-19podcast imageG.W.F. Hegel, Phenomenology Of Spirit - The Master's Position - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century German Idealist philosopher, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel's work, the Phenomenology of Spirit It focuses specifically on his discussion of the position of the Master in the famous Master-Slave dialectic, which involves enjoying the recognition coming from the slave, but also the enjoyment of the products worked upon by the slave. The m... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2020-Nov-19podcast imageSpecial Episode - Polling: We're Determined (But Nothing Else Is)
Is the margin of error the same thing as the percentage of certainty you can have in that margin of error? Can a prediction ever happen in a vacuum without affecting the thing it's making a prediction about? Can we even distinguish between a deterministic universe and one in which we have free will? Does that have anything to do with time? Can two dudes drinking beer under bed comforters at home a... (@AMLGpodcast, 59 minutes)
2020-Nov-18podcast imageG.W.F. Hegel, Phenomenology Of Spirit - Self - Consciousness And The Struggle To The Death
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century German Idealist philosopher, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel's work, the Phenomenology of Spirit It focuses specifically on his discussion bearing upon the famous "struggle to the death" occurring between two self-consciousnesses, each of which desires its recognition from the other. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site -... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Nov-18podcast imageEpisode 1: Phantom Thread
For this first edition, Joe is joined by philosopher Dr Natasha McKeever (University of Leeds), who has nominated Paul Thomas’ Anderson’s Phantom Thread (2007). Natasha's related reading:James Giles' TEDx talkAnnette Baier, 'Unsafe loves' (@HydeParkPH, 25 minutes)
2020-Nov-18podcast imageAnalyzing Plato's Symposium, Part III: Pausanias' Speech | The New Thinkery Ep. 17
This week, the guys return to Plato and Socrates. In the third installment of this ongoing series analyzing Plato's Symposium, the guys break down Pausanias' speech. This includes a discussion of ancient Greek pederasty. Plus: stick around until the end for a lightning round Q&A. (@thenewthinkery, 53 minutes)
2020-Nov-18podcast image0G125: Parable of the Talents and Process Philosophy/Theology, Part 2
God, and I cannot stress this enough, is Change. Shape, please please please shape God. In honor of Butler's original artistic vision, this material will be forever attached to the 2020 presidential election. We'll try to talk about process philosophy and process theology as well, but I hope we all get what this about. Good luck out there. Stay safe and sane. Process Philosophy: https://plato.... (@0gPhilosophy, 54 minutes)
2020-Nov-18podcast imageEp. 118 Humanity Part 2
This week join Mike and Danny as they play "Plato’s Republic the Role Playing Game”! Yes, join in the fun and excitement of living in a utopian society but first you need to roll a character. Grab your dice and see what you end up with - will you be a leader, a philosopher king? Perhaps the dice will not fall exactly in your favour and you end up with high organisational stats and have to settle f... (@PhilosophyWtf, 27 minutes)
2020-Nov-18podcast imageCan America’s post-election divisions be overcome?
While Trump’s conduct, cruelty, and incompetence disqualified him in the eyes of a majority of Americans, very nearly half of the nation voted for and remain fiercely devoted to the president. America is divided, but so is the Democratic party. What does this mean for the future? (@RadioNational, 47 minutes)
2020-Nov-17podcast imagePEL Presents PMP#69: Story Songs w/ Rod Picott
Plenty of songs try to tell stories, but do the pop song format and narrative really mix? Songwriter and short story author Rod Picott joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to talk about classics by Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash, formative nightmares like "Leader of the Pack" and "The Pina Colada Song, borderline cases like "Bohemian Rhapsody," and more. How does this form relate to theater, videos, and commer... (@PartiallyExLife, 48 minutes)
2020-Nov-17podcast imageThe Nature of Beauty
https://media.rawvoice.com/lse_philosoph... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Nov-17podcast imageG.W.F Hegel, Phenomenology Of Spirit - Self-Consciousness And Mediation - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century German Idealist philosopher, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel's work, the Phenomenology of Spirit It focuses specifically on his discussion of how self-consciousness is mediated by another self-consciousness. In other terms, self-consciousness exists as such only in relation to its other. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon ... (@philosopher70, 8 minutes)
2020-Nov-17podcast image2020 Annual Uehiro Lectures in Practical Ethics (3/3): The case for an unfunded pay as you go (PAYG) pension
Professor Michael Otsuka (London School of Economics) delivers the xx of three public lectures in the series 'How to pool risks across generations: the case for collective pensions' The previous two lectures grappled with various challenges that funded collective pension schemes face. In the final lecture, I ask whether an unfunded 'pay as you go' (PAYG) approach might provide a solution. With PAY... (@ethicsinthenews, 46 minutes)
2020-Nov-17podcast image2020 Annual Uehiro Lectures in Practical Ethics (2/3): The case for collective defined contribution (CDC)
Professor Michael Otsuka (London School of Economics) delivers the second of three public lectures in the series 'How to pool risks across generations: the case for collective pensions' On any sensible approach to the valuation of a DB scheme, ineliminable risk will remain that returns on a portfolio weighted towards return-seeking equities and property will fall significantly short of fully fundi... (@ethicsinthenews, 49 minutes)
2020-Nov-17podcast image2020 Annual Uehiro Lectures in Practical Ethics (1/3): The case for a funded pension with a defined benefit (DB)
Professor Michael Otsuka (London School of Economics) delivers the first of three public lectures in the series 'How to pool risks across generations: the case for collective pensions' I begin by drawing attention to the efficiencies in the pooling of longevity and investment risk that collective funded pension schemes provide over individual defined contribution (IDC) pension pots in guarding ag... (@ethicsinthenews, 59 minutes)
2020-Nov-17podcast imageAnimal Rights and Human Wrongs | Peter Singer, Christopher Belshaw, Mary-Ann Sieghart, Peter Egan
Peter Singer, Christopher Belshaw, Mary-Ann Sieghart and Peter Egan discuss the future of animal rights. (@IAI_TV, 45 minutes)
2020-Nov-17podcast imagePhilosophy In Film - 033 - Rocky
The Philosophy In Film podcast follows up the 2020 United States Presidential Election with John Avildsen's 1976's rags to riches story about the American Dream, "Rocky". Dr. "Rocky" Beauclair provides his philosophical analysis, Chris delivers the first installment of Philosophy's Corner and Craig forgets that he has to do stuff on the podcast. Featured Beer: Punch Bowl Northwest IPA, Russell B... (@PhilInFilm, 84 minutes)
2020-Nov-16podcast imageG.W.F. Hegel, Phenomenology Of Spirit - Ambiguity & Duplication Of Self-Consciousness
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century German Idealist philosopher, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel's work, the Phenomenology of Spirit It focuses specifically on his his discussion bearing upon the duplication (or doubling) of self-consciousness in relation to its other. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to mak... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Nov-16podcast image#392 Christopher Ferguson: Violent Media and Its Effects, and How Madness Shaped History
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2020-Nov-16podcast image123 | Lisa Feldman Barrett on Emotions, Actions, and the Brain
Emotions are at the same time utterly central to who we are — where would we be without them? — and also seemingly peripheral to the “real” work our brains do, understanding the world and acting within it. Why do we have emotions, anyway? Are they hardwired into the brain? Lisa Feldman Barrett is one of the world’s leading experts in the psychology of emotions, and she emphasizes that they are mor... (@seanmcarroll, 77 minutes)
2020-Nov-16podcast imagePREVIEW-Ep. 256: Kropotkin's Anarchist Communism (Part Two)
Mark, Wes, Dylan, Seth get into specific points and textual passages from Peter Kropotkin's The Conquest of Bread (1892). In this preview, we start by considering that Kropotkin is right that mutual aid is a natural tendency and so communism is very much feasible, why hasn't it happened already? In the full discussion, we discuss K's version of the "you didn't build that" argument, plus guaranteed... (@PartiallyExLife, 8 minutes)
2020-Nov-16podcast imageG.W.F Hegel, Phenomenology Of Spirit - Self-Consciousness, Desire, And Spirit - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century German Idealist philosopher, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel's work, the Phenomenology of Spirit It focuses specifically on his discussion bearing upon the nature of self-consciousness as desire for the other. The desire (Begierde) is actually for recognition (Anerkennen) from the other. Self-consciousness cannot be what it is - cannot b... (@philosopher70, 11 minutes)
2020-Nov-15podcast image6. Why Millennials Love Homemaking
In this episode of Overthink, Ellie and David look at millennials' obsession with homemaking through the lens of Epicurus and Mariana Ortega. The duo talk about the Danish word “hygge,” alloparenting plants, IKEA, how 10-step skincare regimens are definitely the reason why millennials don’t own homes, and so much more! Interested in the works discussed? You can find them here! Michel de Certe... (@ellieanderphd, 51 minutes)
2020-Nov-15podcast image513: Are We All to Blame?
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/are... It’s easy to identify the pressing issues facing our world today, but it’s much more difficult to assign responsibility for them. Often the blame is placed on collectives — on entire governments, nations, and societies. But does the responsibility truly all fall to them? How can we identify precisely whose fault it is, for example, that we a... (@philtalkradio, 10 minutes)
2020-Nov-15podcast imageSTM Podcast #74: Andrew Moffat (Andy O4L) - The Heart of an Outlaw
On episode 74, we welcome hip-hop journalist Andrew Moffatt (Andy O4L) to discuss the Heart of an Outlaw Show; his experiences with interviewing some of his musical idols like Mutah “Napoleon” Beale, and other guests like Angie Thomas and Ajani Carr; the dark side of fame; the idealization of the illusory lives of celebrities on instagram; how Tupac’s music influenced Andy’s perspective; his life ... (@seize_podcast, 80 minutes)
2020-Nov-15podcast imageDo You Have Free Will? With Mark Leon
Is it possible for your actions to be free, even if they are determined? And would an indeterministic universe make us any freer? If we don't have free will, should we be held accountable for our actions? (@JasonWerbeloff, 49 minutes)
2020-Nov-15podcast imageHow Nostalgia Shapes Identity
In this episode of Overthink, Ellie and David talk about the taste, smell, and function of nostalgia. They dive into al pastor tacos, cottagecore, teenage diary entries, old shampoo bottles, M.A.G.A and more!  Interested in the works discussed? You can find them here! Svetlana Boym, The Future of NostalgiaCathy Park Hong, Minor Feelings: An Asian-American ReckoningLauren Berlant, "Big Man" (h... (@ellieanderphd, 55 minutes)
2020-Nov-15podcast image5. How Nostalgia Shapes Identity
In this episode of Overthink, Ellie and David talk about the taste, smell, and function of nostalgia. They dive into al pastor tacos, cottagecore, teenage diary entries, old shampoo bottles, M.A.G.A and more!  Interested in the works discussed? You can find them here! Svetlana Boym, The Future of NostalgiaCathy Park Hong, Minor Feelings: An Asian-American ReckoningLauren Berlant, "Big Man" (h... (@ellieanderphd, 55 minutes)
2020-Nov-15podcast imageRefugees and moral obligation
Refugees have been with us for millennia, but the modern refugee exists under a distinctively modern set of circumstances. Moral philosophers addressing the refugee issue often fail to take these circumstances into account, and to acknowledge the ways in which the West can be responsible for refugee crises. (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-Nov-15podcast imageEpisode 88, Buddhism (Part IV - The Eightfold Path)
Introduction Jack was walking down a street. It was a day like any other. As ever, his mind was a flurry of thoughts, worries, and anxieties, stimulated by coffee and the bright light of his phone. In a bid to relieve his stress, he put his phone in his pocket, and tried to notice the details he would usually ignore. As he walked past the pharmacy, he saw a sick man coughing and spluttering; he w... (@ThePanpsycast, 54 minutes)
2020-Nov-15podcast imageHAP 63 - Brittney Cooper on Black Women Activists
Brittney Cooper on activists connected to the National Association of Colored Women, including Fannie Barrier Williams, Mary Church Terrell, and Ida B. Wells. (@HistPhilosophy, 30 minutes)
2020-Nov-14podcast imageThe importance of fairness
Ernst Fehr is well named: he’s an economist who writes about fairness. In fact, until his pioneering work, economists had been dismissive about whether fairness was a subject worthy of study. Now some have tipped Fehr to win a Nobel Prize. David Edmonds speaks to him about why it pays to be fair, and why people are less selfish than you think. Presented by David Edmonds Produced by Robbie W... (@DavidEdmonds100, 12 minutes)
2020-Nov-13podcast image#391 Matthew Cobb: The Idea of the Brain
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2020-Nov-13podcast imageSpiritual Awakening or Spiritual Emergency?
A discussion on both... My Stuff.... Bonus Feed ($5 a month): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA All the Links You Need: https://linktr.ee/brendenweber (@philosophyguy2, 23 minutes)
2020-Nov-13podcast imageEV - 166 Cancer Pseudoscience with Alice Howarth
My guest this week is Dr. Alice Howarth (@AliceEmmaLouise), co-host of the Skeptics with a K podcast and postdoc in pharmacology at the University of Liverpool. We discuss cancer treatment and pseudoscience alternative medicines that are targeted at cancer patients. Alice's Blog: https://dralice.blog/Skeptics with a K: http://www.merseysideskeptics.org.uk/cat... Robert HeinleinEditing by Lu L... (@ETVPod, 66 minutes)
2020-Nov-13podcast imageJohn Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism - Justice And Utility - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century Utilitarian philosopher John Stuart Mill's work, Utilitarianism It focuses specifically on chapter 5, where he discusses the relationship between justice and utility. In doing so, he addresses some common criticisms of utilitarianism moral theory. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If y... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Nov-12podcast image#390 Justin Tosi - Grandstanding: The Use and Abuse of Moral Talk
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2020-Nov-12podcast imageSteven Nadler on Spinoza on Death
Baruch Spinoza was perhaps most famous for his equation of God with Nature - a view that his contemporaries, probably correctly, took to be atheist. But what did he think about death? Steven Nadler, author of A Book Forged in Hell and Think Least of Death, discusses this aspect of his thought with Nigel Warburton. (@philosophybites, 20 minutes)
2020-Nov-11podcast imageJohn Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism - What Having A Right Means - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century Utilitarian philosopher John Stuart Mill's work, Utilitarianism It focuses specifically on chapter 5, where he discusses the nature of rights. Mill views rights as correlative to duties, and as requiring enforcement by society To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a di... (@philosopher70, 10 minutes)
2020-Nov-11podcast imageFrancis Bacon's Great Instauration | The New Thinkery Ep. 16
In this episode of The New Thinkery, the guys tackle Francis Bacon. Specifically, the guys reveal Bacon's idea of who should rule us. Plus: is Bacon Machiavellian? (@thenewthinkery, 55 minutes)
2020-Nov-11podcast image0G124: Parable of the Talents and Critical Race Theory, Part 1
Election season is upon us! Will we end up with the needlessly rapey "Make America Great Again" demagogue? How many people of color will experience some form of genocide? Will the Pox ever end? While we wait to see, we start our coverage with the background from Parable of the Sower, the first book in the series that is recapped at the start of Parable of the Talents. We provide a crash course on... (@0gPhilosophy, 59 minutes)
2020-Nov-11podcast imageEp. 117 Humanity Part 1
This week join Danny and Mike as they indulge their animal appetites to see just how far they can go before compromising their essential humanity. What, exactly, is a human being? Are you one? How do you know? Don’t give me that! Oh, we can all SAY that we are human beings but talk is cheap - unless of course you are Wittgenstein. Is humanity something that happens to us or do we in some way make ... (@PhilosophyWtf, 27 minutes)
2020-Nov-11podcast imageCan Aboriginal political philosophy and political liberalism be reconciled?
Should we think about the story of Australia’s halting “recognition” of its First Peoples as an expression of the ongoing conflict between political philosophies and conceptions of what properly constitutes the common life of a people? (@RadioNational, 43 minutes)
2020-Nov-10podcast imageEpisode #147 ... Being and Becoming
Today we discuss the ancient philosophical debate of being and becoming. (@iamstephenwest, 24 minutes)
2020-Nov-10podcast imageEmpathy
https://richmedia.lse.ac.uk/publiclectur... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Nov-10podcast imageOut of the Vat #8 – David Papineau
David Papineau is Professor of Philosophy of Science at King's College London. In this episode, David discusses causes and correlations, worrying about branching universes, and the problem with... 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, 46 minutes)
2020-Nov-10podcast imageDo We Really Want To Save The World? | Vince Cable, Aaron Bastani, Emma Slade, John Zerzan
Vince Cable, Aaron Bastani, Emma Slade and John Zerzan discusses political engagement and inaction. (@IAI_TV, 60 minutes)
2020-Nov-10podcast imageC. Thi Nguyen, "Games: Agency as Art" (Oxford UP, 2020)
Monopoly, Solitaire, football and Minecraft are all games, but for C. Thi Nyugen they are also an art form – specifically, the art form of agency, our capacity to set goals and pursue them. In Games: Agency as Art (Oxford UP, 2020), Nguyen argues that a game designer sculpts agency by specifying the goals and abilities of the potential player – what the player should care about and what their abil... (@NewBooksPhil, 67 minutes)
2020-Nov-09podcast imageHappiness Was.
vulnerability.... My Stuff.... Bonus Feed ($5 a month): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA All the Links You Need: https://linktr.ee/brendenweber (@philosophyguy2, 17 minutes)
2020-Nov-09podcast image#389 Robert Atkinson - Big Is Beautiful: Debunking the Myth of Small Business
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2020-Nov-09podcast imageAre Boomers to blame for Millennials' struggles?
Rationally Speaking returns from hiatus with a look at a clash between two generations: Millennials, and their parents' generation, the Baby Boomers. Faced with stagnant wages and rising costs of education, rent, and health care, Millennials have a tougher path to economic security than Boomers did. And a growing number of millennial writers argue that their situation is the result of misguided an... (@Rspodcast, 60 minutes)
2020-Nov-09podcast image122 | David Eagleman on Tapping Into the Livewired Brain
Imagine you were locked in a sealed room, with no way to access the outside world but a few screens showing a view of what’s outside. Seems scary and limited, but that’s essentially the situation that our brains find themselves in — locked in our skulls, with only the limited information from a few unreliable sensory modalities to tell them what’s going on inside. Neuroscientist David Eagleman has... (@seanmcarroll, 77 minutes)
2020-Nov-09podcast imageEpisode 9: Moral Luck with Dana Kay Nelkin
In this episode, Dana Kay Nelkin explains the problem of moral luck, which raises a challenge for all theories of freedom and responsibility. After giving several examples of moral luck, Dana explains some types of response to this challenge.Dana’s website:http://www.danakaynelkin.com/Dan... article on Moral Luck in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy:https://plato.stanford.edu/en... Nagel's f... (@thefreewillshow, 41 minutes)
2020-Nov-09podcast image2/11/2020: Adrian Haddock on the Wonder of Signs
Adrian Haddock is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Stirling, and between 2017 and 2019 he was a Senior Research Fellow in the Forschungskolleg Analytic German Idealism (FAGI) at the University of Leipzig. His work centres on the idea of subjectivity, and on its significance for understanding the fundamental concerns of philosophy. He has written on action, perception, knowledge... (@Aristotweets, 51 minutes)
2020-Nov-09podcast imageEp. 256: Kropotkin's Anarchist Communism (Part One)
On Peter Kropotkin's The Conquest of Bread (1892). If we want an egalitarian society, do we need the state to accomplish this? Kropotkin says no, that in fact the state inevitably serves the interests of the few, and that if we got rid of it, our natural tendencies to cooperate would allow us through voluntary organizations to keep everyone not only fed and clothed, but able to vigorously pursue c... (@PartiallyExLife, 52 minutes)
2020-Nov-08podcast imageJohn Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism - Five Conceptions Of Justice - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century Utilitarian philosopher John Stuart Mill's work, Utilitarianism It focuses specifically on chapter 5, where Mill distinguishes five common senses of "justice" (and correlatively "injustice"): respecting legal rights, respecting moral rights, giving people what they deserve, honoring commitments, and impartiality. To support my ongoin... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Nov-08podcast image“How Does Propaganda Work?”
Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Jason Stanley, the Jacob Urowsky Professor of Philosophy at Yale University. His latest book is How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them. (@whyradioshow, 69 minutes)
2020-Nov-08podcast imageSTM Podcast #73 Kate Harvie - Believe It and Behave It: How to Restart, Reset, and Reframe Your Life
On episode 73, we welcome author and brand strategist Kate Harvie to discuss the psychological tools of overcoming trauma, focusing on her traumatic brain injury and the arduous journey back to health. Additionally, we focused on the importance of developing patience, gratitude, and recognition; how Kate coped with feeling helpless and learned to accept help; the importance of integrity and charac... (@seize_podcast, 80 minutes)
2020-Nov-08podcast imagePEL Presents (sub)Text: The American Dream in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby"
We all know this story, in part because it captures a period that will always have a special place in the American imagination. Prosperous and boozy, the Jazz Age seemed like one great party, held to celebrate the end of a terrible world war; the liberating promise of newly ubiquitous technologies, including electricity, the telephone, and the automobile; and a certain image of success as carefree... (@PartiallyExLife, 83 minutes)
2020-Nov-08podcast imagePhilosophy in a nutshell pt 6: Becoming a woman
Simone de Beauvoir wrote that “One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman”. It’s a much-quoted phrase that appears to speak presciently to modern concerns around sex and gender. But how well is Beauvoir understood by contemporary feminists? (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-Nov-08podcast imageEpisode 88, Buddhism (Part III - The Cycle of Life)
Introduction Jack was walking down a street. It was a day like any other. As ever, his mind was a flurry of thoughts, worries, and anxieties, stimulated by coffee and the bright light of his phone. In a bid to relieve his stress, he put his phone in his pocket, and tried to notice the details he would usually ignore. As he walked past the pharmacy, he saw a sick man coughing and spluttering; he w... (@ThePanpsycast, 38 minutes)
2020-Nov-08podcast imageHoP 359 - There and Back Again - Zabarella on Scientific Method
Jacopo Zabarella outlines the correct method for pursuing, and then presenting, scientific discoveries. (@HistPhilosophy, 22 minutes)
2020-Nov-07podcast imageHow do we spot rogue cops?
David Edmonds speaks to a leading criminologist who says we can do much better in identifying rogue cops before they act. Produced by Robbie Wojciechowski for the BBC World Service. (@DavidEdmonds100, 12 minutes)
2020-Nov-06podcast imageJohn Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism - Happiness, Goods, And Virtue - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century Utilitarian philosopher John Stuart Mill's work, Utilitarianism It focuses specifically on chapter 4, where Mill discusses the nature of happiness and argues that virtue can -- and ought to -- be an important component in happiness. He also explains his views on how virtue comes to be viewed as a intrinsic good to human beings, through t... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Nov-06podcast image#388 Warren Brown: Neuroscience, Dualism, Emergentism, Science and Religion
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2020-Nov-06podcast imageDoubting
Doubts can feel paralyzing, but according to the early Nyaya philosopher Uddyotakara, the right kind of doubt is actually useful. In this episode we'll apply his thinking about doubt to the 2020 US presidential election. Music: Brittle Rille by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/34... License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4... Sources: Matthew Dasti and... (@cmalcolmkeating, 16 minutes)
2020-Nov-06podcast imageVictor Caston Live!
Join me for a discussion with Victor Caston, a professor of philosophy and classical studies at the University of Michigan, as we discuss Aristotle on consciousness, perception, representationalism, the Veil of Perception, and more! Victor’s Academia.edu website (@onemorebrown, 125 minutes)
2020-Nov-06podcast imageEV - 165 Black Male Studies with DR. TJ Curry
My guest this week is Dr. TJ Curry (@DrTJC), chair of Africana studies and Black Male Studies at Edinburgh University. We discuss violent decolonialization, intersectionality, and Black Male Studies.Invocation: The book of the Living, from Parable of the Talents by ButlerThe Man-not: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B072Q2JXW9/ref... by Lu Lyons, check out her amazing podcast Filmed Live Musicals! http:/... (@ETVPod, 80 minutes)
2020-Nov-06podcast imageBottle Rocket / Hard Eight (w/ Mattia Acetoso)
The cows are joined by Mattia Acetoso to discuss the feature debuts of Wes and Paul Thomas Anderson. What might we learn about these original and influential directors' first films? Both movies center around misfits who retreat from a random and often harsh reality to form their own surrogate families and find new ways of living. Along the way, genres are subverted, narratives obfuscated, and soul... (@cowspod, 102 minutes)
2020-Nov-06podcast imageJohn Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism - Utilitarianism, Sanctions, And Duty - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century Utilitarian philosopher John Stuart Mill's work, Utilitarianism It focuses specifically on on chapter 3, where Mill starts out by discussing the "sanctions" (a term he is taking from Bentham) providing a basis for accepting Utilitarianism, and then discusses his view of the nature of duty, the sense of obligation it creates in a person, a... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Nov-05podcast imageDoes Your Vote Count? With Jacob Bauer
If your vote has only a tiny chance of influencing the outcome of an election, is it irrational to vote? Does voting grant legitimacy to repugnant candidates? Is voting always an obligation, or are there situations that require you not to vote? Philosopher Games on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/PhilosopherGam... Philosopher Games on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PhilosopherGame... (@JasonWerbeloff, 61 minutes)
2020-Nov-05podcast image#387 Greg Eghigian: The History of Mental Illness and Psychiatry
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2020-Nov-05podcast imageSacred and Profane Love Episode 26: St. Augustine and the Index of Self-Destructive Acts
Sacred and Profane Love Episode 26: St. Augustine and the Index of Self-Destructive Acts by Sacred and Profane Love (@eudaimoniapod, 62 minutes)
2020-Nov-05podcast imageMary Astell
The philosopher Mary Astell (1666 – 1731) has been described as “the first English feminist”. Born in Newcastle in relatively poor circumstances in the aftermath of the upheaval of the English Civil War and the restoration of the monarchy, she moved to London as a young woman and became part of an extraordinary circle of intellectual and aristocratic women. In her pioneering publications, she argu... (@BBCInOurTime, 52 minutes)
2020-Nov-04podcast imageThe Nature of Foundings ft. James Ceaser | The New Thinkery Ep. 15
In this edition of The New Thinkery, the guys are joined by James Ceaser, professor of politics at the University of Virginia. Together, the group discuss the nature of foundings. From ancient Greece on up to the founding of America, there are a few common elements that define a founding, and Professor Ceaser reveals them for you. Plus: stick around until the end for a series of very interesting l... (@thenewthinkery, 61 minutes)
2020-Nov-04podcast image0G123: Dr. Who and the Daleks and Pacifism
WE ARE THE PODLEKS. WE WILL TURN THE WHOLE UNIVERSE INTO PODCAST. IF YOU ARE A PACIFIST WE WILL MAKE YOU A PODCAST. PODCASTINATE! PODCASTINATE! PODCASTINATE The Failure of Pacifism and the Success of Nonviolence: https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/4328079... Editing by Luisa Lyons, check out her amazing podcast Filmed Live Musicals: http://www.filmedlivemusicals.com/ Support us at Patre... (@0gPhilosophy, 59 minutes)
2020-Nov-04podcast imageEp. 116 Monsters! Part 3
This week join us in humble thanks as we celebrate the triumphant return of Danny. Hear him utter the word “Wittgenstein” and rejoice! Also this week, the fearsome threat of … WOMEN! Yes friends, bury your face in your hands as monstrous females don trousers and exercise power beyond their hormone fuelled comprehension* Flee the enchantresses, the sucubi and the bewitching monsters that seek to su... (@PhilosophyWtf, 25 minutes)
2020-Nov-04podcast imageHas Trump revealed democracy’s fragility or resilience?
During the week in which American voters cast their verdict on Trump’s term in office, it makes sense to ask: To what extent is Trump to blame for America’s political malaise? In what ways might Joe Biden’s nomination be a sign of democratic hopefulness? (@RadioNational, 47 minutes)
2020-Nov-03podcast imageEpisode 200: Our 200th Episode Spectactular
David and Tamler celebrate their 200th episode with bourbon and a return to their potty humor roots. First we talk about holes, zoom dicks, and the election. Then we relitigate our bitter debate (from episode 45 (http://vbw.fm/45)) over gender, toys, and balanced play diets. Have we matured over all these years? Well it’s not for us to say… (@verybadwizards, 105 minutes)
2020-Nov-03podcast imageRational Animals | Steven Pinker, Daniel Kahneman, Shami Chakrabarti
Steven Pinker, Daniel Kahneman and Shami Chakrabarti discuss risk, rationality and coronavirus. (@IAI_TV, 46 minutes)
2020-Nov-03podcast imageChris Letheby Live!
Join me for a discussion with Chris Letheby, Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Western Australia and (2019-2022) Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Adelaide on the ARC-funded project ‘Philosophical Perspectives on Psychedelic Psychiatry’, as we discuss the philosophy of psychedelics Chris’ website: http://www.chrisletheby.com/index.html Chris’book: Philo... (@onemorebrown, 142 minutes)
2020-Nov-02podcast image#386 Shawn Smith: The APA Guidelines for Practice with Boys and Men
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2020-Nov-02podcast image121 | Cornel West on What Democracy Is and Should Be
This episode is published on November 2, 2020, the day before an historic election in the United States. An election that comes amidst growing worries about the future of democratic governance, as well as explicit claims that democracy is intrinsically unfair, inefficient, or ill-suited to the modern world. What better time to take a step back and think about the foundations of democracy? Cornel W... (@seanmcarroll, 82 minutes)
2020-Nov-02podcast imageBITE — Bossy parents
Have you ever asked why you have to do something and your parent or an adult says to you, "Because I say so"? It's so infuriating, right? Today's BITE: Do we have to do everything our parents tell us to? Thanks to Samira for this excellent question. (@matthewtbeard, 5 minutes)
2020-Nov-02podcast imagePREVIEW-Ep. 255: Sun Tzu's "The Art of War" (Part Two)
If you'd like to hear more of the discussion on Sun Tzu that we started in part one, you'll need to go sign up at partiallyexaminedlife.com/support. Here are some exchanges from part two, where we continue with Brian Wilson working through the text, considering Sunzi's strategies and assumptions, and how these might (or might not) apply to competing in the business world. (@PartiallyExLife, 9 minutes)
2020-Nov-02podcast imageZena Hitz, "Lost in Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life" (Princeton UP, 2020)
We live in a culture that tends to view thought with a degree of suspicion. Thinking is frequently associated with uselessness, idleness, laziness. These suspicions can be somewhat allayed when thinking can be directly tied to some kind of purpose or tangible result, of course. Accordingly, we tend to conceptualize thinking in terms of learning. In turn, we think of learning largely as a matter of... (@NewBooksPhil, 61 minutes)
2020-Nov-01podcast imageThe Musical Mind
Ian Cross, Diana Omigie, and Barry Smith explore the phenomenon and evolution of music. How deep does music go in human history? Is the ability to hear music uniquely human? Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Nov-01podcast imageBlack Mirror, Virtual Sex and Trans with Rebecca Tuvel
Is virtual sex outside of a relationship cheating? How should we determine a person's gender? Should the same rules apply to race?  Rebecca's article: In Defense of Transracialism https://cryptome.org/2017/05/in-defense-... Hypatia transracialism controversy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypatia_tr... (@JasonWerbeloff, 64 minutes)
2020-Nov-01podcast imageJohn Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism - The Ideal Judge Of Pleasures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century Utilitarian philosopher John Stuart Mill's work, Utilitarianism It focuses specifically his discussion in chapter 2, where, after introducing his distinction between higher and lower pleasures, Mill discusses what sorts of people are able to be good judges of the quality of pleasures. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Nov-01podcast imagePhilosophy in a nutshell pt 5: Ubuntu
Ubuntu is an African tradition of thought whose ethical orientation is captured in the well-known aphorism “I am, because we are”. But what gets lost when Ubuntu is framed as a philosophical discourse in the Western intellectual tradition? And where do we see its successes and failures in the reconstruction of post-colonial Africa? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Nov-01podcast imageEpisode 88, Buddhism (Part II - The Four Noble Truths)
Introduction Jack was walking down a street. It was a day like any other. As ever, his mind was a flurry of thoughts, worries, and anxieties, stimulated by coffee and the bright light of his phone. In a bid to relieve his stress, he put his phone in his pocket, and tried to notice the details he would usually ignore. As he walked past the pharmacy, he saw a sick man coughing and spluttering; he w... (@ThePanpsycast, 56 minutes)
2020-Nov-01podcast imageHAP 62 - American Barbarism - Ida B. Wells
Ida B. Wells, her tireless crusade against lynching, and her analysis of the underlying purpose of racial violence. (@HistPhilosophy, 21 minutes)
2020-Nov-01podcast image454: Monstrous Technologies?
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/mon... Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein raises powerful questions about the responsibilities of scientists to consider the impact of their inventions on the world. Are these questions as relevant now as they were 200 years ago? What insights, if any, should today’s technologists and disrupters glean from Shelley's story? What does it mean to take respon... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2020-Oct-31podcast imageAnti-Maskers and American Individualism
On this episode of Overthink, Ellie and David delve into the rise of Anti-Mask protests across the country. The two discuss American individualism in our conception of freedom, the role of breath in the Judeo-Christian tradition, how much freedom we actually have when choosing lunch, and so much more!Interested in the works discussed? You can find them here:  G.W.F. Hegel, The Philosophy... (@ellieanderphd, 50 minutes)
2020-Oct-31podcast imageExistential Anxiety in Everyday Life
On this episode of Overthink, Ellie and David talk about existential anxiety, FOMO, Netflix’s Emily in Paris, The Good Place, and the difference between the medical and existential model of anxiety. Then the dynamic duo discusses how to deal with angst through resoluteness, mindfulness, and faith--or what David likes to call “embracing your ugliness!” Interested in the works discussed? You ca... (@ellieanderphd, 54 minutes)
2020-Oct-31podcast image3.Anti-Maskers and American Individualism
On this episode of Overthink, Ellie and David delve into the rise of Anti-Mask protests across the country. The two discuss American individualism in our conception of freedom, the role of breath in the Judeo-Christian tradition, how much freedom we actually have when choosing lunch, and so much more!Interested in the works discussed? You can find them here:  G.W.F. Hegel, The Philosophy... (@ellieanderphd, 50 minutes)
2020-Oct-31podcast image4.Existential Anxiety in Everyday Life
On this episode of Overthink, Ellie and David talk about existential anxiety, FOMO, Netflix’s Emily in Paris, The Good Place, and the difference between the medical and existential model of anxiety. Then the dynamic duo discusses how to deal with angst through resoluteness, mindfulness, and faith--or what David likes to call “embracing your ugliness!” Interested in the works discussed? You ca... (@ellieanderphd, 54 minutes)
2020-Oct-31podcast imageJohn Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism - Responses To Criticisms Of Utilitarianism - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century Utilitarian philosopher John Stuart Mill's work, Utilitarianism It focuses specifically his discussion in the second chapter, where he reviews and then responds to common criticisms of Utilitarian moral theory made in his time, most of which remain relevant in our own time. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patr... (@philosopher70, 21 minutes)
2020-Oct-31podcast image2020 & THE ETHICS OF VOTING - Part 2 Identity
In part two I look at the different mindsets people approach voting with and develop an argument against seeing the act as expressive of an individual identity. (@PolPhilPod, 117 minutes)
2020-Oct-31podcast imagePodcast episode 10: Neogrammarian critics – Hugo Schuchardt and Karl Vossler
In this episode, we examine some of the major critiques directed against the Neogrammarians and see what they tell us about the state of linguistics around the turn of the nineteenth to the twentieth century. We focus in particular on…Read more › (@hiphilangsci, 23 minutes)
2020-Oct-31podcast imageUnderstanding emotions: Should we follow our hearts?
Watching a scary movie, you feel scared. But how do our brain and body work together to tell us about our emotions? A brilliant young scientist has been finding out why the art of interoception could help us better manage our emotions. (@DavidEdmonds100, 13 minutes)
2020-Oct-31podcast imageWelcome to Overthink!
Welcome to Overthink.  A philosophy podcast you'll actually want to listen to. Smart but cool. Fun but deep. Hosted by professors Ellie Anderson (Pomona College) and David M. Peña-Guzmán (San Francisco State University). Email [email protected] & twitter @overthink_pod  (@ellieanderphd, 7 minutes)
2020-Oct-31podcast imageHow Capitalism Commodifies Time
On this episode of Overthink, Ellie  and David  discuss how millennials love talking about hating capitalism, the influence capitalism has had on our understanding of time, and the blurring line between who you are as a worker and who you are as an individual. Then they discuss how Covid-19 has challenged our conception of time and what this means for the future!Interested in the works d... (@ellieanderphd, 45 minutes)
2020-Oct-31podcast image2. How Capitalism Commodifies Time
On this episode of Overthink, Ellie  and David  discuss how millennials love talking about hating capitalism, the influence capitalism has had on our understanding of time, and the blurring line between who you are as a worker and who you are as an individual. Then they discuss how Covid-19 has challenged our conception of time and what this means for the future!Interested in the works d... (@ellieanderphd, 45 minutes)
2020-Oct-30podcast image#385 Russell Warne - In the Know: Debunking 35 Myths about Human Intelligence
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2020-Oct-30podcast imageJohn Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism - Why People Do Not Appreciate Higher Pleasures - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century Utilitarian philosopher John Stuart Mill's work, Utilitarianism It focuses specifically his discussion in chapter 2, in which Mill discusses why many people do not in fact prefer qualitatively higher pleasures to lower pleasures. He discusses cases of weakness of will, and cases where a person loses his or her capacity to appreciate high... (@philosopher70, 11 minutes)
2020-Oct-30podcast imageHeather Berlin Live!
Join me for a discussion with Heather Berlin, a neuroscientist, licensed clinical psychologist, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, as we discuss A.I., cognitive enhancement, the unconscious, psychiatry, and more Heather’s website: https://heatherberlin.com (@onemorebrown, 64 minutes)
2020-Oct-30podcast imagePhilosophy In Film - 042 - The Shining
The Philosophy In Film Halloween episode examines Stanley Kubrick's psychological horror, "The Shining". This one takes a bit to get going while the guys empty out the mailbag, but eventually, we do get down to business. Chris guides us through some of the philosophical themes and hidden meanings, Alain raises the issue of dominion, and Craig discusses diversity... as it pertains to edamame bean... (@PhilInFilm, 112 minutes)
2020-Oct-30podcast imageEV - 164 The Far Right Wing with Daniel Harper
My guest this week is Daniel Harper, co-host of the I Don't Speak German Podcast. We discuss the many flavors of the far right and where that energy is headed after the election.Invocation: Fantasy High S1E7I don't Speak German Podcast: https://idontspeakgerman.libsyn.com/Edit... by Lu Lyons, check out her amazing podcast Filmed Live Musicals! http://www.filmedlivemusicals.com/podcas... by GW Rodr... (@ETVPod, 69 minutes)
2020-Oct-29podcast imageJohn Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism - Qualitatively Higher And Lower Pleasures - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century Utilitarian philosopher John Stuart Mill's work, Utilitarianism It focuses specifically his discussion in chapter 2, where, after introducing his distinction between higher and lower pleasures, Mill discusses difference in quality of pleasures. There are higher pleasures - associated with higher faculties of the human being - and lower p... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2020-Oct-29podcast image#384 Robert Sapolsky: Behavior, Self-control, Morality, Primates, Humans, and Religion
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2020-Oct-28podcast images02e01 - What's an Inverted Spectrum???
Welcome back to Reductio for a new Season! We'll be releasing episodes sporadically over the next 6-7 months.In the first episode, Andrew talks with Jonathan Cohen of UCSD about the Inverted Spectrum possibility: the possibility that we might have totally different experiences of the colors around us and we'd never know it!Editing help by Inverted Spectrum Media's new intern: Xinjian HuangSpecial ... (@media_inverted, 33 minutes)
2020-Oct-28podcast imageShakespeare's Macbeth | The New Thinkery Ep. 14
Shakespeare's Macbeth is among his most famous plays. it is "read" far and wide in high school classrooms, where the teacher promptly puts students to sleep by making such an interesting play boring. The guys are back this week to set the record straight and talk about Macbeth in a thought-provoking way, highlighting the crucial philosophical underpinnings of the play. Plus: Greg is definitely a w... (@thenewthinkery, 72 minutes)
2020-Oct-28podcast image0G122: Robocop and AI Police
Finally, a break from all the depressing social commentary for a lighthearted 80's romp through scenic Detroit. This movie has so much 80's it's legally the equivalent of doing coke off a sex worker. We discuss the less heavily covered topic of replacing police offices with robots, and do our best to try to pretend like this isn't a solved question. Don't forget to start reading Parable of the Ta... (@0gPhilosophy, 54 minutes)
2020-Oct-28podcast imageEp.115. Monsters! Part 2
This week, from the non-euclidean nightmare that is WTF, oozes a podcast that should never be. Listen in unbridled terror as you witness the hideous mass heave itself from the pit to confront the heavens with its unnatural appearance. Attend, in slack jawed amazement as the unspeakable thing assails your ears with its unholy mutterings. Feel the inevitable paralysis creep into your very soul as th... (@PhilosophyWtf, 38 minutes)
2020-Oct-28podcast imageWhat is AI doing to the moral life?
It is the nature of technology to insinuate itself into our daily lives, and to convince us that it is both benevolent by design and utterly indispensable. Little wonder that we have invited digital domestic assistants into our homes and lives at an alarming rate – but at what cost? (@RadioNational, 46 minutes)
2020-Oct-27podcast imageJohn Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism - Utilitarianism As Basis For Moral Theories - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century Utilitarian philosopher John Stuart Mill's work, Utilitarianism It focuses specifically his discussion in the first chapter, where Mill attempts to argue that Utilitarianism really underlies other moral theories, insofar as they actually are moral theories. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler ... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Oct-27podcast image85 - The Internet and the Tyranny of Perceived Opinion
 Are we losing our liberty as a result of digital technologies and algorithmic power? In particular, might algorithmically curated filter bubbles be creating a world that encourages both increased polarisation and increased conformity at the same time? In today’s podcast, I discuss these issues with Henrik Skaug Sætra. Henrik is a political scientist working in the Faculty of Business, Langua... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Oct-27podcast imageFree Will Worth Wanting |Daniel Dennett, Helen Steward, Patrick Haggard
Daniel Dennett, Patrick Haggard and Helen Steward deliberate over the existence of free will. (@IAI_TV, 46 minutes)
2020-Oct-27podcast imageAnti-vaxxers and Other Sceptics
Katherine Furman, Rohin Francis, and Heidi Larson discuss the causes of and cures for distrust in medical expertise. Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Oct-27podcast imageDavid Papineau Live!
Join me for a discussion with David Papineau, professor of philosophy at Kings College London, as we discuss themes from his upcoming book The Metaphysics of Sensory Experience David’s website: https://www.davidpapineau.co.uk David’s book (@onemorebrown, 152 minutes)
2020-Oct-27podcast imageRae Langton
I ask the philosopher Rae Langton five questions about herself. Rae Langton is Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge. She is the author of “Kantian Humility” (1998) and “Sexual Solipsism” (2009). (@KieranSetiya, 24 minutes)
2020-Oct-26podcast imageEgo is NOT the Enemy
Ego can be your friend. My Stuff.... Bonus Feed ($5 a month): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA All the Links You Need: https://linktr.ee/brendenweber (@philosophyguy2, 20 minutes)
2020-Oct-26podcast imageTHE US ELECTION IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT - With Susan Neiman, Ian Dunt, & David Farris
Audio of my live event with Roosevelt University (@PolPhilPod, 75 minutes)
2020-Oct-26podcast image#383 Daniel Kruger: Life History Theory, Time Perspective, and Health
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2020-Oct-26podcast image120 | Jeremy England on Biology, Thermodynamics, and the Bible
Erwin Schrödinger’s famous book What Is Life? highlighted the connections between physics, and thermodynamics in particular, and the nature of living beings. But the exact connections between living organisms and the flow of heat and entropy remains a topic of ongoing research. Jeremy England is a leader in this field, deriving connections between thermodynamic relations and the processe... (@seanmcarroll, 89 minutes)
2020-Oct-26podcast image"A Passion for Ignorance" and for Denials and Negations with Professor Renata Salecl
Ignorance, denials and negations have always been part of human experience. In this post-truth, post-industrial world, we often feel overwhelmed by the information and misinformation overload. Although we claim to live in an information age, consciously or unconsciously, actively or passively more and more we are choosing to ignore, deny and negate facts and valid opinions. In this episode of Brid... (@BTG_ie, 42 minutes)
2020-Oct-26podcast image19/10/2020: Tommy Curry asks 'Must there be an Empirical Basis for the Theorization of Racialized Subjects in Race-Gender Theory?'
Tommy J. Curry is a Professor of Philosophy and holds the Personal Chair of Africana Philosophy and Black Male Studies at the University of Edinburgh. His research interests are 19th century ethnology, Critical Race Theory & Black Male Studies. He is the author of The Man-Not: Race, Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood (Temple University Press 2017), which won the 2018 American Book Awa... (@Aristotweets, 35 minutes)
2020-Oct-26podcast imageEpisode 8: The Manipulation Argument with Derk Pereboom
In this episode, Derk Pereboom explains the manipulation argument—an argument that aims at showing that determinism and free will are incompatible. After walking us through his widely discussed “Four-Case  Argument,” Derk summarizes Alfred Mele’s “Zygote Argument” and responds to a variety of objections to manipulation arguments.Derk’s website:http://derk-pereboom.net/Derk’s Books:Free Will, ... (@thefreewillshow, 51 minutes)
2020-Oct-26podcast imageEp. 255: Sun Tzu's "The Art of War" (Part One)
On the Chinese military treatise from around the 5th century BCE. How does a philosopher wage war? The best kind of war can be won without fighting. The general qua Taoist sage never moves until circumstances are optimal. We talk virtue ethics and practical strategy; how well can Sunzi's advice be applied to non-martial pursuits? With guest Brian Wilson. Part two of this episode is only going to b... (@PartiallyExLife, 51 minutes)
2020-Oct-25podcast imageSTM Podcast #72: Ryan Stelzer - Using Philosophy to Create Better Workplace Environments
On episode 72, we welcome management consultant Ryan Stelzer to discuss toxic workplace environments, how they relate to depression and anxiety, the step by step process of creating more effective communication,the necessity of fostering psychological safety for innovation, how philosophy can be used practically to create better leaders and team members, how embracing your ability to be proactive ... (@seize_podcast, 66 minutes)
2020-Oct-25podcast image#2000andlate in 2020 Hindsight
We have a philosophical conversation with an artist about her latest exhibition. Dom's paintings explore the social and sexual mores of the last twenty years through the lens of our current values. (@JasonWerbeloff, 36 minutes)
2020-Oct-25podcast imagePhilosophy in a nutshell pt 4: Nietzsche and nihilism
"God is dead, and we have killed him" — a statement that's fuelled the popular misapprehension of Nietzsche as a crusading atheist, or militant nihilist. In fact, he was neither of those things, and "God is dead" is a much more interesting proposition than is often thought. (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-Oct-25podcast imageHoP 358 - Of Two Minds - Pomponazzi and Nifo on the Intellect
Pietro Pomponazzi and Agostino Nifo debate the immortality of the soul and the cogency of Averroes’ theory of intellect. (@HistPhilosophy, 22 minutes)
2020-Oct-25podcast imageEpisode 88, Buddhism (Part I - The Life of Siddhartha Gautama)
Introduction Jack was walking down a street. It was a day like any other. As ever, his mind was a flurry of thoughts, worries, and anxieties, stimulated by coffee and the bright light of his phone. In a bid to relieve his stress, he put his phone in his pocket, and tried to notice the details he would usually ignore. As he walked past the pharmacy, he saw a sick man coughing and spluttering; he w... (@ThePanpsycast, 75 minutes)
2020-Oct-25podcast imageSport and Sex
Should men and women compete separately in sport. (@DavidEdmonds100)
2020-Oct-24podcast imageUbernomics
Every time you book a journey from an app like Uber, you’ll be providing the company with data - and making one man in Chicago very happy. He’s an economist who’s been examining the data, and his findings are fascinating. (@DavidEdmonds100, 15 minutes)
2020-Oct-23podcast image#382 Howard Friedman - Ultimate Price: The Value We Place on Life
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2020-Oct-23podcast imageSeason 2 - Episode 10: "Ballpark Figures Part II"
Continuing the theme from Episode 9, we closely examine: how machine learning works, how our subconsciouses—both individual and collective—learn from the past, making ad hoc categories based on contingencies, how those categories are the origin of basically all of the things that populate the world, how technologies that use augmented versions of our own rational capacities are quickly altering b... (@AMLGpodcast, 123 minutes)
2020-Oct-23podcast imageTestify!
In this increasingly partisan world, many of us are listening only to people we already agree with. But can we learn things from the speech of people on the "other side"? In this episode, we learn how Nyaya philosophers think testimony can be a powerful tool for conveying knowledge, regardless of religion or political affiliation. Music: Brittle Rille by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompete... (@cmalcolmkeating, 15 minutes)
2020-Oct-23podcast imageEV - 163 Animal Consciousness with Jeff Sebo
My guest this week is Jeff Sebo (@jeffrsebo) director of the NYU animal studies MA program and author of Chimpanzee rights and Food, Animals, and the Environment. We discuss animal consciousness and the implications for animal ethics.Invocation: The AarononomiconJeff's website: https://jeffsebo.net/Editing by Lu Lyons, check out her amazing podcast Filmed Live Musicals! http://www.filmedlivemusica... (@ETVPod, 67 minutes)
2020-Oct-23podcast imageScream / The Craft
The two cows discuss the social complexity of female high school friendships and the sexual politics of teen horror in their reappraisal of these two '96 classics. They explore how cliques can provide social insulation as well as opportunities for emotional manipulation, and consider how the "horror movie rules" encode a Puritanical ethics towards sex and drugs while also aiming to satisfy the mal... (@cowspod, 58 minutes)
2020-Oct-23podcast image512: What's in a Game?
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/wha... Games have been an integral part of human society since the earliest civilizations. They are played around the world by people at every rank and station, at every stage of life, from childhood to old age. Why do we love games so much? Are they just a pleasant way of whiling away some empty hours or escaping the daily grind? Or do we play gam... (@philtalkradio, 12 minutes)
2020-Oct-22podcast imageAugustine Of Hippo, On Free Choice Of Will Book 1 - Proper Order In A Human Being
This lecture discusses key ideas from the early medieval philosopher and theologian, Augustine of Hippo's work, On Free Choice of the Will. It focuses specifically his discussion in book 1 about the proper ordering of the faculties within a human being that aligns that person with the eternal law. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd li... (@philosopher70, 11 minutes)
2020-Oct-22podcast image#381 Virgil Zeigler-Hill: Self-Esteem, Narcissism, and Romantic Love Styles
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2020-Oct-21podcast imageHi-Phi Nation Presents: Into the Zone (When We Were Cyber)
Barry updates listeners on what to expect in Season 5 of the show, currently in production. In the meantime, he introduces you to Into the Zone, a Pushkin podcast by writer Hari Kunzru. This episode is about the time Hari was in philosophy graduate school in the 90s and attended an early conference about cyberculture that leads him to visit philosopher Manuel DeLanda. Subscribe to Into the Zone on... (@HiPhiNation, 49 minutes)
2020-Oct-21podcast imageUpcoming Live Event With Roosevelt University - Panel With Ian Dunt, David Faris, & Susan Neiman
A quick promo of an upcoming live event this Friday (October 23rd, 2020). I will be moderating a (remote) panel discussion with Ian Dunt, Susan Nieman, and David Faris titled 'The US Election in a Global Context.' During this live virtual discussion, political experts from the United States, United Kingdom and Germany will offer a global perspective on the 2020 election. Panelists will explor... (@PolPhilPod, 6 minutes)
2020-Oct-21podcast imageS02E13: The Power of Memes - Susan Blackmore
Did Charles Darwin discover something much more fundamental than the origin of species? A defense and exploration of the field of memetics with Professor Susan Blackmore. Jay and Susan make their way through the common confusions, problems, and good and bad questions to ask about memetics. (@DilemmaPodcast, 70 minutes)
2020-Oct-21podcast imageAnalyzing Plato's Symposium, Part II: Phaedrus' Speech | The New Thinkery Ep. 13
This week, the guys return to ancient Greece and the roots of Western political philosophy, Plato and Socrates. In this installment of an ongoing series analyzing Plato's Symposium, the guys break down the short, yet telling, speech by Phaedrus. Plus: you have mailbag questions, and the guys have the answers. (@thenewthinkery, 56 minutes)
2020-Oct-21podcast image0G121: Lovecraft Country and Othering
Are you seriously reading the show notes?! Don't you know that reading is the worst thing you can do in a Lovecraft story? That and being a person of color. And reading while a person of color, that is right out. We're starting our first of many forays into Lovecraft Country, both the book and the show (and eventually the larger mythos). We cover the general structure of both book and show, with s... (@0gPhilosophy, 55 minutes)
2020-Oct-21podcast imageEp. 114 Monsters!
It’s close to midnight, something evil’s lurkin’ in the dark. Under the moonlight you see a sight that almost stops your heart. You try to scream. Yes, you better run as Danny and Mike shamble from the WTF tomb in search of horrors beyond the imagination of ordinary mortals. Listen in as the gruesome twosome recite the arcane rituals which summon up the crawling chaos that is Sorren the archaeolog... (@PhilosophyWtf, 24 minutes)
2020-Oct-21podcast imagePhilosophy In Film - 031 - Mother!
Episode 31 of Philosophy In Film finds our hosts debating the underlying meaning of Darren Aronofsky's 2017 genre-busting film, "Mother!". While multiple interpretations of the film's message are offered up, Alain makes a strong case for the "Excluded Feminine in the book of Genesis". Chris attempts to keep the show on the rails, while Craig addresses some controversy from the previous episode a... (@PhilInFilm, 100 minutes)
2020-Oct-21podcast imageCould COVID-19 make inequality worse?
The coronavirus pandemic has exposed, rather than alleviated, the nature and extent of inequality in many modern societies. As the recent federal budget demonstrated, Australia is a case in point. What is ‘inequality’, and why is it problematic? (@RadioNational, 47 minutes)
2020-Oct-20podcast image84 - Social Media, COVID-19 and Value Change
Do our values change over time? What role do emotions and technology play in altering our values? In this episode I talk to Steffen Steinert (PhD) about these issues. Steffen is a postdoctoral researcher on the Value Change project at TU Delft. His research focuses on the philosophy of technology, ethics of technology, emotions, and aesthetics. He has published papers on roboethics, art and tech... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Oct-20podcast imageAugustine Of Hippo, On Free Choice Of Will Book 1 - The Will And The Virtues
This lecture discusses key ideas from the early medieval philosopher and theologian, Augustine of Hippo's work, On Free Choice of the Will. It focuses specifically his discussion in book 1 about the role that the cardinal virtues - temperance, courage, justice, and prudence - play in moral life and in the good will. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sad... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Oct-20podcast imageEpisode 199: When Philosophy Goes Sideways
David and Tamler check out some recent work in metaphysics and applied ethics. Does playing a Nina Simone song sideways show that Einstein was wrong about spacetime? Does a Dali painting nailed to the wall backwards have intrinsic value (see figure 1)? Is childhood bad for children? Do you have to be a child before you're an adult? Are we kidding? Is this a joke? We don't know but don't play this ... (@verybadwizards, 100 minutes)
2020-Oct-20podcast imageEpisode #146 ... Bergson on Laughter pt. 2 - Vitalism
Today we continue our discussion on the work of Henri Bergson. (@iamstephenwest, 25 minutes)
2020-Oct-20podcast imageWhy Choice is Not an Illusion | Raymond Tallis
Cultural critic and philosopher Raymond Tallis unpicks the arguments against the existence of free will. (@IAI_TV, 31 minutes)
2020-Oct-20podcast imageMyrto Mylopoulos Live!
Join me for a discussion with Myrto Mylopoulos, associate professor of philosophy and cognitive science at Carleton University, as we discuss agentive phenomenology Myrto’s website (@onemorebrown, 97 minutes)
2020-Oct-20podcast imageElisabeth Paquette, "Universal Emancipation: Race Beyond Badiou" (U Minnesota Press, 2020)
What is Badiou’s theory of emancipation? For whom is this emancipation possible? Does emancipation entail an indifference to difference? In Universal Emancipation: Race Beyond Badiou (University of Minnesota Press, 2020) (Minnesota University Press, 2020), Elisabeth Paquette pursues these questions through a sustained conversation with decolonial theory, particularly the work of Sylvia Wynter. Thr... (@NewBooksPhil, 61 minutes)
2020-Oct-20podcast imageSophie Grace Chappell
I ask the philosopher Sophie Grace Chappell five questions about herself. Sophie Grace Chappell is Professor of Philosophy at the Open University. She is the author of several books, including “Knowing What To Do” (2014) and the forthcoming “Epiphanies.” (@KieranSetiya, 28 minutes)
2020-Oct-19podcast imageIs Cognition Everywhere? | Reality, Cognition, Psychedelics, Consciousness, and Limitations of Knowing
A free-flowing episode that hopefully has a little something for everyone. My Stuff.... Bonus Feed ($5 a month): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA All the Links You Need: https://linktr.ee/brendenweber (@philosophyguy2, 22 minutes)
2020-Oct-19podcast imageAugustine Of Hippo, On Free Choice Of Will Book 1 - What A Good Will Is - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the early medieval philosopher and theologian, Augustine of Hippo's work, On Free Choice of the Will. It focuses specifically his discussion in book 1 about the good will and what it consists in. For Augustine the good will in not only a will by which we strive to live rightly, in accordance with the eternal law, but also is something reflexive - that is... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Oct-19podcast image#380 Gordon Pennycook: Analytic Thinking, Reasoning, and Fake News
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2020-Oct-19podcast image119 | Musa al-Gharbi on the Value of Intellectual Diversity
In the service of seeking truth, there would seem to be value in intellectual diversity, both in keeping ourselves honest and in the possibility of new ideas coming from unexpected quarters. That’s true in the natural sciences, but even more so in the humanities and social sciences, where the right/wrong distinction is sometimes less clear. But academia isn’t always diverse; as an empirical fact, ... (@seanmcarroll, 76 minutes)
2020-Oct-19podcast imagePREVIEW-Ep. 254: Michael Sandel Against Meritocracy (Part Two)
Mark, Wes, Dylan and Seth continue the discussion on The Tyranny of Merit to talk further about how social values can and do change, and whether these changes can be engineered in the way that Sandel seems to want. We interviewed Michael Sandel in part one. To hear this second part, you'll need to go sign up at partiallyexaminedlife.com/support. This preview includes a couple of exchanges from nea... (@PartiallyExLife, 11 minutes)
2020-Oct-18podcast imageSTM Podcast #71: Derek Beres - Hero's Dose: The Case for Psychedelics in Ritual and Therapy
On episode 71, we welcome journalist Derek Beres to talk about the structure and efficacy of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy, the benefits and costs of being on psychotropic medication in the long-term, the importance of one’s mindset and setting to a positive psychedelic experience, how psychedelics helped us become less critical and develop healthier frameworks of seeing others, how individua... (@seize_podcast, 68 minutes)
2020-Oct-18podcast imageThe Philosophers’ Book Club: Iris Murdoch’s Under the Net
The Philosophers’ Book Club is joined by Hannah Marije Altorf, Lucy Bolton, and Mara-Daria Cojocaru to discuss Iris Murdoch’s Under the Net. Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Oct-18podcast image511: Why We Hate
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/why... The Southern Poverty Law Center reports that the number of hate groups operating in the U.S. has risen to a record high. There has also been a corresponding increase in hate crime violence. So where does all this hate come from? Do we hate others because we feel a deeper sense of alienation or fear towards them? Is hating always the wrong re... (@philtalkradio, 9 minutes)
2020-Oct-18podcast imageDo You Have a Soul? With Tyron Goldschmidt
Are you just a physical body? If you have a brain transplant do you stay with your original body or move with your brain? Could the existence of an immaterial soul solve the mind body problem?   Tyron's Books: The Puzzle of Existence: Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing?  Idealism: New Essays in Metaphysics Thumbnail Art: Lateralus Album Cover by Alex Grey (@JasonWerbeloff, 48 minutes)
2020-Oct-18podcast imagePhilosophy in a nutshell pt 3: Derrida and the text
In 1967, French philosopher Jacques Derrida wrote "There is nothing outside the text". Or did he? It's a bad translation that's launched a thousand bad interpretations - but it's gone on to become a key element of Derrida's work. (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-Oct-18podcast imageEpisode 87, Confucianism (Part IV - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Introduction One day when Jack, Olly, and Andy were accompanying Confucius, Confucius said: “Why don’t each of you tell me what you have your mind set on.” Andy was the first to reply, he said he wanted to be as profitable and the prestigious as the Duke of Zhou. Once he had profit and prestige, he could have all things his heart desired. Jack, having suspected that Andy had given a poor respons... (@ThePanpsycast, 61 minutes)
2020-Oct-18podcast imageHAP 61 - When and Where I Enter - Anna Julia Cooper
Anna Julia Cooper’s "A Voice from the South", an unprecedented contribution to black feminist theory. (@HistPhilosophy, 23 minutes)
2020-Oct-17podcast imageWhy living in the city could make you happier
Why is more than half the world’s population living in cities? Why are some more successful than others? And what is their future post-pandemic? David Edmonds searches for answers to these questions and more with the world’s foremost economist on cities. (@DavidEdmonds100, 14 minutes)
2020-Oct-17podcast imageSeason 2 - Episode 9: "Ballpark Figures Part I"
We flip to the B-Side of Season 2, as we enter a section of the season devoted to statistics and mathematical modeling. In this episode we examine the life and career of baseball great Ted Williams and consider how adding new variables to a model can change what the model shows, for better or worse. (@AMLGpodcast, 42 minutes)
2020-Oct-16podcast imageSeason 2 - Episode 8: "The Holy Family in a Pane of Frosted Glass" (encore)
Today we begin part two—or, as we're calling it, the B Side—of season two, "Race: Is That a Thing?" To kick things off we're re-releasing the last episode of part one, Episode 8: "The Holy Family in a Pane of Frosted Glass" together with Episode 9: "Ballpark Figures Part I." (@AMLGpodcast, 61 minutes)
2020-Oct-16podcast image#379 Paul Eastwick: Close Relationships and Evolutionary Psychology
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2020-Oct-16podcast image2020 & THE ETHICS OF VOTING - Part 1 Institutions
Ahead of the 2020 presidential election I take on the heated debate on whether leftists should give their support to democrats which whom they may not fully align. I produced an extended analysis of the different issues that are raised in this debate, in this first part I look at political institutions. (@PolPhilPod, 182 minutes)
2020-Oct-16podcast imageHenry Shevlin Live!
Join me for a discussion with Henry Shevlin, a Research Associate at the University of Cambridge, Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, as we discuss philosophy, cognitive phenomenology, artificial intelligence, and a whole lot more! Henry’s website Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence podcast (@onemorebrown, 134 minutes)
2020-Oct-16podcast imageEvidentialism and Moral Encroachment by Georgi Gardiner
Can the fact that something is morally wrong to believe affect whether the evidence you have justifies that belief? In her paper, Georgi Gardiner argues that the answer is "no". We should follow the evidence where it leads and align our beliefs with the evidence. And if we do that, she argues, we’ll discover that morally wrong beliefs—such as racist beliefs--simply don’t align with the evidence. O... (@wesbuc, 38 minutes)
2020-Oct-15podcast imageAugustine Of Hippo, On Free Choice Of The Will Book 1 - Temporal Law And Eternal Law
This lecture discusses key ideas from the early medieval philosopher and theologian, Augustine of Hippo's work, On Free Choice of the Will. It focuses specifically his discussion in book 1 about the distinction between eternal law and temporal law. The eternal law, also known as the law of reason, provides unchanging norms for the changing temporal law. To support my ongoing work, go to... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2020-Oct-15podcast image#378 Brian Hare: Survival of the Friendliest
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2020-Oct-15podcast imageSacred and Profane Love Episode 25: On Solitude with Rilke and Merton
Sacred and Profane Love Episode 25: On Solitude with Rilke and Merton by Sacred and Profane Love (@eudaimoniapod, 72 minutes)
2020-Oct-15podcast imageEV - 162 CRT Diversity Training with Casey Petersen pt.2
My guest this week is Casey Petersen (@CaseyAPetersen), a research and development electrical engineer at Sandia National Labs who took issue with the diversity and racial awareness training at the National Labs. We discuss his video challenging Critical Race Theory and its use in diversity training and school curriculums. (NOTE: This discussion happened prior to the release of Breonna Taylor's gr... (@ETVPod, 72 minutes)
2020-Oct-14podcast imageAugustine Of Hippo,On Free Choice Of Will Book 1 - Christian Faith And Human Reason
This lecture discusses key ideas from the early medieval philosopher and theologian, Augustine of Hippo's work, On Free Choice of the Will. It focuses specifically his discussion in book 1 about the interaction between Christian faith and human reason in that text. Augustine takes as a starting point the scriptural passage, "Unless you believe, you will not understand", and interprets it in ... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2020-Oct-14podcast imageAristotle on Courage | The New Thinkery Ep. 12
This week the guys return to Greek philosophy after their trip to the movies. They go through Aristotle's discussion of courage in Book III of the Nicomachean Ethics. Spoiler: there's more to it than just facing your fears. (@thenewthinkery, 67 minutes)
2020-Oct-14podcast imagePhilosophy In Film - 030 - Midsommar
In their 30th episode the Philosophy In Film podcast tackles Ari Aster's 2019 Folk Horror "Midsommar". Differing perspectives on the movie's effectiveness ultimately leads to some interesting discussion and debate on the topics of suffering, community, relationships, graduate studies, mushrooms, the field of anthropology, Ikea and what exactly constitutes being a "bro". Chris also tells a pirate... (@PhilInFilm, 102 minutes)
2020-Oct-14podcast imageConscience Rights or Conscience Wrongs?: Debating conscientious objection in healthcare
Alberto Giubilini and David Jones trade views and argue each other's position on conscientious objection in healthcare In this unusual online debate, Alberto Guibilini (Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics) and David Jones (The Anscombe Bioethics Centre) adopt each other's position on conscientious objection, arguing for the opposing view in an attempt to explore not only the subject, but the... (@ethicsinthenews, 89 minutes)
2020-Oct-14podcast image0G120: Children of Time and Empathic Prisoner's dilemma, Part 3
Another epic journey comes to a close and the excitement is PALPable. I honestly have very little to add here beyond a bunch of links to cool studies and the sincere hope that the Portids come and uplift us with their empathy virus one day. I'm here for you Portia. Prisoners Dilemma studies: https://www.researchgate.net/publication... https://www.jstor.org/stable/25097966?se... https... (@0gPhilosophy, 52 minutes)
2020-Oct-14podcast imageEp.113 Knowledge Wars Part 4
This week join our know-it-all podcast as Mike and Danny once more don the vestments of the epistemological priesthood and lead you, but only if you are truly repentant, into the light of clear and certain understanding. Bow in veneration at the combined feet of your gurus as we, the custodians of all that is true and real, weigh you in the balance. Will you be found wanting or will you pass into ... (@PhilosophyWtf, 23 minutes)
2020-Oct-14podcast imageThe ethics of second chances
We have become increasingly interpersonally punitive and unforgiving, believing this to be a sign of our moral seriousness or our commitment to justice. But perhaps Shakespeare’s late plays — especially Cymbeline and Winter’s Tale — hold out a different moral vision. (@RadioNational, 38 minutes)
2020-Oct-13podcast imageAugustine Of Hippo, On Free Choice Of Will Book 1 - The Causes Of Wrongdoing
This lecture discusses key ideas from the early medieval philosopher and theologian, Augustine of Hippo's work, On Free Choice of the Will. It focuses specifically his discussion in book 1 about what the source of the wrongness of wrongdoing is. Augustine and his student, Evodius discuss whether it is violation of the law or other social norms, passion (libido), desire, or fear, or - as it u... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Oct-13podcast imageMaterialism Deconstructed| Bernardo Kastrup, Nancy Cartwright, Peter Atkins
Is the world only made of material, physical stuff? (@IAI_TV, 49 minutes)
2020-Oct-13podcast imageJonathan Lear
I ask the philosopher Jonathan Lear five questions about himself. Jonathan Lear is the John U. Nef Distinguished Service Professor in the Committee on Social Thought and the Department of Philosophy at the University of Chicago. He is the author of several books, including “Radical Hope” (2006) and most recently, “Wisdom Won From Illness: Essays in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis” (2017). (@KieranSetiya, 29 minutes)
2020-Oct-12podcast imageIntriguing Science of Sense of Smell with Professor Matthew Cobb
Sense of smell is the process of creating the perception of smell. Animals use smell for a range of essential functions such as to find food or a mate, to sense danger and to send and receive signals and complex messages with other members of a species. Despite being so fundamental for all animals, including us, the sense of smell remains mysterious. We understand far less about this sense than we... (@BTG_ie, 61 minutes)
2020-Oct-12podcast imageSara L. Uckelman on Medieval Logic, Onomastics and Teaching | Episode 9
Dr Sara L. Uckelman is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Durham. She earned her PhD in Logic at the University of Amsterdam and her research interests cover many interesting areas including Medieval Logic, Onomastics, Philosophy of Fiction (among others). Today she kindly joined me for a fun discussion on many logic-related topics: I hope you’ll enjoy it!Conversation Outlin... (@tedynenu, 48 minutes)
2020-Oct-12podcast image#377 Michael Taborsky: The Evolution of Altruism and Sexual Reproduction
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2020-Oct-12podcast image118 | Adam Riess on the Expansion of the Universe and a Crisis in Cosmology
Astronomers rocked the cosmological world with the 1998 discovery that the universe is accelerating. Well-deserved Nobel Prizes were awarded to Saul Perlmutter, Brian Schmidt, and today’s guest Adam Riess. Adam has continued to push forward on investigating the structure and evolution of the universe. He’s been a leader in emphasizing a curious disagreement that threatens to grow into a crisis: in... (@seanmcarroll, 78 minutes)
2020-Oct-12podcast imageS02E12: How To Avoid a Civil War - Mike Selinker
Jay goes down the dark paths that might lie ahead spurred by the 2020 US election with Mike Selinker. Mike is an award winning game designer and game theorist who writes frequently about politics. What are the historical analogies that could warn us and help us steer clear of the dangers? This episode follows the format of Mike's viral essay "A wargame designer defines our four possible civil wa... (@DilemmaPodcast, 79 minutes)
2020-Oct-12podcast image5/10/2020 – 113th PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS: Bill Brewer on the Objectivity of Perception
As the first talk for the 2020-21 Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, this year's Presidential Address marks the official inauguration of Professor Bill Brewer (King's College London) as the 113th President of the Aristotelian Society. The Society's President is elected on the basis of lifelong, exemplary work in philosophy. Bill Brewer is Susan Stebbing Professor of Philosophy at King's... (@Aristotweets, 46 minutes)
2020-Oct-12podcast image5/10/2020 – 113th PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS: Helen Steward introduces Bill Brewer as the 113th President of the Aristotelian Society
As the first talk for the 2020-21 Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, this year's Presidential Address marks the official inauguration of Professor Bill Brewer (King's College London) as the 113th President of the Aristotelian Society. The Society's President is elected on the basis of lifelong, exemplary work in philosophy. Please visit our Council page for further information regarding the ... (@Aristotweets, 6 minutes)
2020-Oct-12podcast imageEpisode 7: Frankfurt Cases with Carolina Sartorio
In this episode, Carolina Sartorio explains “Frankfurt cases”—cases that call into question the intuitive idea, sometimes called the principle of alternative possibilities (“PAP” for short), according to which moral responsibility requires alternative possibilities. After talking through one type of objection to Frankfurt cases, Carolina discusses the significance of Frankfurt cases, which she arg... (@thefreewillshow, 43 minutes)
2020-Oct-12podcast imageWilliam P. Seeley, "Attentional Engines: A Perceptual Theory of the Arts" (Oxford UP, 2020)
How do we distinguish art from non-art artifacts, and what does cognitive science have to do with it? In Attentional Engines: A Perceptual Theory of the Arts (Oxford University Press, 2020), William Seeley offers a cognitive science-based account of how we engage with art, what it is that artworks do, and what artists do to make sure they do it. In his diagnostic recognition framework for locating... (@NewBooksPhil, 65 minutes)
2020-Oct-12podcast imageEp. 254: Michael Sandel Interview: Against Meritocracy (Part One)
On The Tyranny of Merit: What's Become of the Common Good? (2020). Do people get the wealth and status they deserve? And if they did, would that be good? Michael critiques the meritocracy: It's not actually fair, leaves most people feeling humiliated, and makes those on the top arrogant and disconnected. The commitment to meritocracy is shared by both political parties and helps explain our curren... (@PartiallyExLife, 67 minutes)
2020-Oct-11podcast imageEp. 16 - (ft.) Patrick Lee Miller: Be Right Back and The Entire History of You
In this episode, I speak with Dr. Patrick Lee Miller about two episodes of the phenomenal Netflix series, Black Mirror: BE Right Back and The Entire History of You. We discuss the episode's themes of grief, loss of self to technology, memory, loved ones, relationships, jealousy, and more. This was a ton of fun and I hope you enjoy it as well! Here's any links you'll need to dive deeper: https:... (@Jordan_C_Myers, 106 minutes)
2020-Oct-11podcast imageSTM Podcast #70: David Brendel - Success Mindsets, Breaking Down Cognitive Biases, Building Rapport
David is a psychiatrist, executive coach, entrepreneur, keynote speaker, author, and public philosopher living and working in Boston, Massachusetts. On episode 70, we welcome Dr. David Brendel to discuss the significance of slowing down your thinking process to make better choices, how your mindset can prevent you from being an effective leader and why changing it can improve your managerial skil... (@seize_podcast, 52 minutes)
2020-Oct-11podcast imageShould Robots Have Rights? With Rob Sparrow
Is it wrong to destroy an AI if it can have a conversation with a human being? If a robot expresses suffering is it wrong to torture it? Should we mourn the death of a robot lover?  Sparrow, R. 2004. The Turing triage test. Ethics and Information Technology 6(4): 203-213. Sparrow, R. 2007. Killer robots. Journal of Applied Philosophy 24(1): 62-77, March. Sparrow, R. ... (@JasonWerbeloff, 70 minutes)
2020-Oct-11podcast imagePhilosophy in a nutshell pt 2: Confucius, wealth and politics
In the Analects, Confucius is recorded as saying "When a country is well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. When a country is badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of". It's an interesting aphorism to consider in the light of China today, as the government seeks to promote Confucian ethics, while at the same time running an economy that's delivered vast wealth to a small ... (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-Oct-11podcast imageEpisode 87, Confucianism (Part III - Practices)
Introduction One day when Jack, Olly, and Andy were accompanying Confucius, Confucius said: “Why don’t each of you tell me what you have your mind set on.” Andy was the first to reply, he said he wanted to be as profitable and the prestigious as the Duke of Zhou. Once he had profit and prestige, he could have all things his heart desired. Jack, having suspected that Andy had given a poor respons... (@ThePanpsycast, 58 minutes)
2020-Oct-11podcast imageHoP 357 - David Lines on Aristotle's Ethics in the Renaissance
An interview with David Lines on the role of Aristotle in Renaissance ethics. (@HistPhilosophy, 26 minutes)
2020-Oct-11podcast imageAugustine Of Hippo, City Of God Book 11 - Goodness Of Creation And Natural Evil
This lecture discusses key ideas from the early medieval philosopher and theologian, Augustine of Hippo's work, The City of God. It focuses specifically his discussion in book 11 bearing on the problem of evil, namely why, if there is a perfectly good, omniscient, and omnipotent God, evil exists in the world. One way of initially addressing this is to make the distinction between moral evil,... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Oct-11podcast image164: Hannah Arendt
More at http://philosophytalk.org/shows/hannah-a... Hannah Arendt was one of the most original and influential philosophers of the 20th century. Her work considered historical and contemporary political events, such as the rise and fall of Nazism, and drew conclusions about the relation between the individual and society. John and Ken tackle Arendt'eyla Benhabib from Yale University, editor ... (@philtalkradio, 10 minutes)
2020-Oct-10podcast image83 - Privacy is Power
Are you being watched, tracked and traced every minute of the day? Probably. The digital world thrives on surveillance. What should we do about this? My guest today is Carissa Véliz. Carissa is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy and the Institute of Ethics in AI at Oxford University. She is also a Tutorial Fellow at Hertford College Oxford. She works on privacy, technology, moral... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Oct-10podcast imageWhy do we find things disgusting?
There are some things - cockroaches, poo, wounds - that most of us find disgusting. But is disgust useful? Can our sense of disgust be misused? We ask an academic who describes herself as a ‘disgustologist’. Since recording this programme, Professor Val Curtis has passed away. (@DavidEdmonds100, 13 minutes)
2020-Oct-09podcast imageAugustine Of Hippo, City Of God Book 11 - Creation, Time, And Space
This lecture discusses key ideas from the early medieval philosopher and theologian, Augustine of Hippo's work, The City of God. It focuses specifically his discussion in book 11 bearing on the understanding of the Genesis passage "in the beginning, God created the heavens and earth", to which he provides a metaphysical interpretation. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon si... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2020-Oct-09podcast image"Politics and Debates" - A special episode of the WHY podcast
In a special edition of the WHY podcast, host Jack Weinstein appears on the Main Street radio show to discuss politics and debates with Main Street host Doug Hamilton. (@whyradioshow, 25 minutes)
2020-Oct-09podcast image#376 Russell Warne: Standardized Tests, Critical Thinking and Creativity
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2020-Oct-09podcast imageIndependence Day
The two cows start their journey through 1996 at its blockbuster peak, revisiting Roland Emmerich's game-changing blow everything up alien disaster extravaganza, Independence Day. What made the 1990s such a fertile time for disaster flicks, and what makes ID4 one of the best movie star vehicles ever? The cows also explore neoconservative themes of US military dominance on the world stage, and disc... (@cowspod, 68 minutes)
2020-Oct-09podcast imageAugustine Of Hippo, City Of God Book 11 - Existence, Knowledge, And Love
This lecture discusses key ideas from the early medieval philosopher and theologian, Augustine of Hippo's work, The City of God. It focuses specifically his discussion in book 11 which starts with an observation about how human beings are created in the image of God, i.e. the Trinity. Augustine then sets out the structure of the human being in trinitarian or triadic terms of existence, knowl... (@philosopher70, 11 minutes)
2020-Oct-08podcast imageThe Box: A Journey of You
Welcome, The Box. My Stuff.... Bonus Feed ($5 a month): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA All the Links You Need: https://linktr.ee/brendenweber (@philosophyguy2, 13 minutes)
2020-Oct-08podcast image#375 Karenleigh Overmann: Cognitive Archaeology, Numeracy, and Language
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2020-Oct-08podcast imageEV - 161 CRT Diversity Training with Casey Petersen pt.1
My guest this week is Casey Petersen (@CaseyAPetersen), a research and development electrical engineer at Sandia National Labs who took issue with the diversity and racial awareness training at the National Labs. We discuss his video challenging Critical Race Theory and its use in diversity training and school curriculums.Casey's Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zyNW9nlF... on bias perpetuat... (@ETVPod, 69 minutes)
2020-Oct-08podcast imageDeism
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the idea that God created the universe and then left it for humans to understand by reason not revelation. Edward Herbert, 1583-1648 (pictured above) held that there were five religious truths: belief in a Supreme Being, the need to worship him, the pursuit of a virtuous life as the best form of worship, repentance, and reward or punishment after death. Others de... (@BBCInOurTime, 48 minutes)
2020-Oct-07podcast imagePhilosophy & Film 1: Zulu (1964) | The New Thinkery Ep. 11
The guys headed to the movies this week and watched Zulu. They discuss the movie's plot, themes, and underlying philosophy to tease out the hidden importance of the film and its characters. Plus: you don't want to miss Greg's reaction when he looks up "WAP" and sees the lyrics! (@thenewthinkery, 54 minutes)
2020-Oct-07podcast image0G119: Children of Time and Neuromorphic AI, Part 2
Ugh, filthy hoot-mans. Truly the worst part of any sci-fi. We must struggle through though as we can't really explain the brilliant climax without explaining the absurd journey of the misguided bipeds. We make it tolerable by focusing on the dangers of uploading/copying human minds in hardware and software. Neuromorphic AI: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neuromorph... Support us at Patr... (@0gPhilosophy, 53 minutes)
2020-Oct-07podcast imageEp.112 Knowledge Wars Part 3
This week listen in as Mike provides entirely the wrong blurb for this episode! Blink in disbelief and confusion as that blurb mysteriously vanishes to be replaced by this one. Did the original blurb ever truly exist? If it did, where is it now and ought you to receive immediate therapy? Perception, can it really be trusted to provide you with an accurate account of reality or is reality merely wh... (@PhilosophyWtf, 29 minutes)
2020-Oct-07podcast imageAugustine Of Hippo, City Of God Book 11 - Knowledge Of God And The Mediator
This lecture discusses key ideas from the early medieval philosopher and theologian, Augustine of Hippo's work, The City of God. It focuses specifically his discussion in book 11 about the need for a "mediator" in order for human beings to learn and understand as full a set of truths about the divine as they are capable. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Oct-07podcast imageShould we rejoice that Trump has COVID-19?
What should our reaction be to the news of that Trump tested positive to COVID-19? It is wrong to feel glad, or to hope that he experiences severe symptoms, or that he dies? (@RadioNational, 49 minutes)
2020-Oct-06podcast imageEpisode 198: Is Mental Illness a Myth? (Thomas Szasz's "The Myth of Mental Illness")
David and Tamler explore Thomas Szasz’s provocative and still relevant 1961 book “The Myth of Mental Illness,” the topic selected by our beloved Patreon supporters. When we think of mental disorders as “diseases,” are we making a category mistake? Are we turning ordinary “problems in living” into pathologies that must be treated (with pills or psychoanalysis)? Does this model rob us of our autonom... (@verybadwizards, 92 minutes)
2020-Oct-06podcast imageOn Time
Ammar Azzouz, Elizabeth F. Cohen, and Matthew Soteriou discuss the politics and philosophy of time Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Oct-06podcast imageThe Maths of Life | Silvia Jonas
Philosopher Silvia Jonas explores the philosophy of ineffability and the philosophy of mathematics. (@IAI_TV, 16 minutes)
2020-Oct-06podcast imageAlice Crary
I ask the philosopher Alice Crary five questions about herself. Alice Crary is University Distinguished Professor at the New School for Social Research and a Visiting Fellow at Regent’s College, Oxford. She is the author of "Beyond Moral Judgment" (2007) and "Inside Ethics: On the Demands of Moral Thought" (2016). (@KieranSetiya, 26 minutes)
2020-Oct-05podcast imageAugustine Of Hippo, City Of God Book 5 - Divine Foreknowledge And Human Free Will
This lecture discusses key ideas from the early medieval philosopher and theologian, Augustine of Hippo's work, The City of God. It focuses specifically his discussion in book 5 about whether divine foreknowledge and human free will are compatible and whether they are the case or not. He takes Marcus Tullius Cicero and the Stoics as the interlocutors whose positions he argues against. T... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Oct-05podcast image#374 Moshe Hoffman: Incentives, Preferences, and Reason
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2020-Oct-05podcast image117 | Sean B. Carroll on Randomness and the Course of Evolution
Evolution is a messy business, involving as it does selection pressures, mutations, genetic drift, and the effects of random external interventions. So in the end, how much of it is predictable, and how much is in the hands of chance? Today we’re thrilled to have as a guest my evil (but more respectable, by most measures) twin, the biologist Sean B. Carroll. Sean is both a leader of the modern&nbs... (@seanmcarroll, 81 minutes)
2020-Oct-05podcast imageThe Science of Wisdom by Igor Grossmann
You've heard about "social-distancing" but what about emotional "self-distancing", can that help make you wiser? Are different people wiser than others and why? Is wisdom a stable trait and if so how should we measure it? In recent years there's been an explosion of research in cognitive science into answering these questions. But along with this there's also been many disagreements between resear... (@wesbuc, 44 minutes)
2020-Oct-05podcast imagePREVIEW-Ep. 253: Leibniz on the Problem of Evil (Part Two)
If you'd like to hear more of the discussion on Gottfried Leibniz’s Theodicy that we started in part one, you'll need to go sign up at partiallyexaminedlife.com/support. This is just a few tantalizing snippets from part two, wherein we talk about the metaphysical status of evil and about the multi-layered character of will. (@PartiallyExLife, 7 minutes)
2020-Oct-04podcast imageA J Ayer Language Truth And Logic - Ethics And Social Sciences
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century Analytic philosopher, A.J. Ayer's book Language, Truth, and Logic It focuses specifically on his contention that - after examining the field of ethics through an emotivist lens, ethics ought properly be viewed as falling within the scope of the social sciences, psychology and sociology in particular. To support my ongoing work,... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Oct-04podcast imageSTM Podcast #69: A Coach's Rules For Life
On episode 69 Alen and Leon talk about the new Netflix series The Playbook: A Coach’s Rules for Life, exploring the elements of success, including believing in your decisions and sticking to them in difficult periods, developing empathy and compassion for others in order to foster team morale, viewing your work as something to be enjoyed instead of something forced, embracing pressure and stress a... (@seize_podcast, 85 minutes)
2020-Oct-04podcast imageKate Manne on Misogyny and Male Entitlement
In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast Cornell philosopher Kate Manne discusses the notions of misogyny, male entitlement, and the term that she coined 'himpathy' with Nigel Warburton. (@philosophybites, 21 minutes)
2020-Oct-04podcast imagePEL Presents (sub)Text: Worrying about the Future in Mike Nichols' “The Graduate”
Benjamin Braddock is a little worried about his future. He’s a recent college graduate who moves back in with his upper-middle-class parents and feels smothered by their vapid, materialistic lifestyle. But he begins an affair with a woman from his parents’ circle… And then he falls in love with her daughter. Like Benjamin, we wonder what the future can and should hold for us. Can it be free of the... (@PartiallyExLife, 81 minutes)
2020-Oct-04podcast imageShould We Save The Polar Bears? With Yolandi Coetzee
Are some animals more equal than others? Are game reserves a part of nature if they are man made?  Is global warming universally bad or does it benefit some species? Brain in a Vat Store: smarturl.it/Lockdownbook Thumbnail Art: Peace by Lynn Bywaters (@JasonWerbeloff, 54 minutes)
2020-Oct-04podcast imagePhilosophy in a nutshell pt 1: The aphorism
First program in a series exploring famous philosophical fragments. Philosophy is often thought of as proceeding via elaborate conceptual systems. But sometimes, a choice phrase is all you need to get you thinking. (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-Oct-04podcast imageEp. 5 - Corporate Spirituality
Peter Ferris, the former Chief Evangelist of Equinix, joins the show to discuss the implementation and championing of spirituality in corporate and tech environments. (@out_tower, 58 minutes)
2020-Oct-04podcast imageEpisode 87, Confucianism (Part II - The Analects)
Introduction One day when Jack, Olly, and Andy were accompanying Confucius, Confucius said: “Why don’t each of you tell me what you have your mind set on.” Andy was the first to reply, he said he wanted to be as profitable and the prestigious as the Duke of Zhou. Once he had profit and prestige, he could have all things his heart desired. Jack, having suspected that Andy had given a poor respons... (@ThePanpsycast, 56 minutes)
2020-Oct-04podcast imageHAP 60 - Though Late, It Is Liberty- Abolitionism in Brazil
Abolitionists Luiz Gama and Joaquim Nabuco, and the great novelist Machado de Assis, react to the injustices of slaveholding in Brazil. (@HistPhilosophy, 23 minutes)
2020-Oct-03podcast imageThe fragility of choice
Do you know why you believe what you believe? Why you are left or right wing, say, or why you find another person attractive? You probably think you do, but we’ll be explaining why you shouldn’t be so confident. (@DavidEdmonds100, 10 minutes)
2020-Oct-02podcast image#373 Melanie Mitchell: AI, Complex Systems, Human Cognition, and Algorithms
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2020-Oct-02podcast imageA J Ayer Language Truth And Logic - Moral Disagreement, Fact, And Value
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century Analytic philosopher, A.J. Ayer's book Language, Truth, and Logic It focuses specifically his discussion in chapter 6 about what occurs when we seem to be involved in moral disagreements. 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, 12 minutes)
2020-Oct-02podcast imageThe Rule of the Knowers, Justified Protests and the Duties of Democratic Citizens- with Sameer Bajaj
This episode is the second part of an interview with political philosopher Sameer Bajaj. (It can be listened to out of order) Listen to this podcast for an exploration of questions such as: What is the best theoretical challenge to democracy? Should we replace elected officials with citizens selected at random? Why should we vote when individually we are causally inconsequential? What ju... (@RoomPhilosophy, 54 minutes)
2020-Oct-02podcast imageEV - 160 Vaxxer Conspiracies with Matt Browne
My guest this week is Matt Browne (@ArthurCDent), a psychology professor at central Queensland Australia and cohost of the new Decoding the Gurus podcast. We discuss conspiracy theories within the Anti-vaxxer community and what they can tell us about a world inundated with conspiracy theories.Matt's Vaccination Paper: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29863949... the Gurus: https://decoding-the-guru... (@ETVPod, 68 minutes)
2020-Oct-01podcast imageA J Ayer Language Truth And Logic - Ethical Terms And Emotion
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century Analytic philosopher, A.J. Ayer's book Language, Truth, and Logic It focuses specifically on the connections he sees between ethical terms and emotion. Ayer endorses a position in Ethics typically called "emotivism". To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contri... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Oct-01podcast image#372 Thibaud Gruber: Primates, Tool Use, and Communication
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2020-Oct-01podcast imageInferring
The climate is changing due to human activity. Scientists today are arguing for this crucial claim, warning us that it has dire consequences. But how can we know that the past has an effect on the present? How can we draw connections between unseen things and what we observe? In this episode, we’ll see how Nyaya philosophers could help science communicators like Bill Nye in their mission to demons... (@cmalcolmkeating, 16 minutes)
2020-Oct-01podcast imageSerena Parekh, "No Refuge: Ethics and the Global Refugee Crisis" (Oxford UP, 2020)
Discourse in wealthy Western countries about refugees tends to follow a familiar script. How many refugees is a country morally required to accept? What kinds of care and support are host countries required to provide? Who is responsible to maintaining the resulting infrastructure? What, ultimately, is to be done with refugees? Many of these questions assume that states are morally required to r... (@NewBooksPhil, 73 minutes)
2020-Sep-30podcast image510: Science and Skepticism
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/sci... In recent decades, we’ve witnessed intense cultural wars waged on scientifically established phenomena, such as climate change and the benefit of vaccines. Of course, we might agree that some degree of skepticism about the world around us is good—it would be impractical and even dangerous for us to blindly accept everything we are told as fa... (@philtalkradio, 10 minutes)
2020-Sep-30podcast imagePodcast episode 9: The Neogrammarians
In this episode, we introduce the Neogrammarians, the dominant school of linguistics in the closing decades of the nineteenth century. Download | Spotify | Apple Podcasts References for Episode 9 Primary Sources Brugman, Karl (1876a), ‘Nasalis sonans in der indogermanischen…Read more › (@hiphilangsci, 21 minutes)
2020-Sep-30podcast imageAnalyzing Plato's Symposium, Part I | The New Thinkery Ep. 10
On this week's episode of The New Thinkery, the guys are kicking off a new series of episodes aimed at breaking down one of the greatest works of political philosophy ever put to paper: Plato's Symposium. In the inaugural episode, the guys focus on the historical and political context in which Plato's Symposium takes place, as well as break down the opening of the dialogue. (@thenewthinkery, 67 minutes)
2020-Sep-30podcast image0G118: Children of Time and Uplifting, Part 1
What has eight legs and the advanced cognitive capabilities to get excited we're back?! This Portid! We're fresh from our cryosleep and ready to enjoy easily one of the best books either of us has read. Children of Time! We're starting off with a discussion of the Portids and the ethics of uplifting. Ethics of Uplifting: https://jetpress.org/v18/dvorsky.htm Support us at Patreon: https://www.pa... (@0gPhilosophy, 51 minutes)
2020-Sep-30podcast imageEp.111 Knowledge Wars Part 2
This week join Mike and Danny as they draw data from the physical world thus challenging the gods themselves! Listen in as they assault the very heavens armed with nothing more than a doughnut and their 5 senses. Yes knowledge, what does it taste like? how do we gain it? What do we do with it when we have it? Is there big knowledge and small knowledge? Knowledge is power but ignorance is bliss - p... (@PhilosophyWtf, 30 minutes)
2020-Sep-30podcast imageShould we attempt to escape from “politics”?
“Politics” is, it seems, inescapable. Christos Tsiolkas joins Waleed Aly and Scott Stephens to discuss whether we should preserve ways — in literature, in art, in comedy, in sport — to escape the limits of political conflict. (@RadioNational, 54 minutes)
2020-Sep-29podcast imageWhat do we really know? | Renata Salecl, Philip Goff & Simon Blackburn
Renata Salecl, Philip Goff and Simon Blackburn debate the functions and limitations of supposedly objective truth. (@IAI_TV, 43 minutes)
2020-Sep-29podcast imageKwame Anthony Appiah
I ask the philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah five questions about himself. Kwame Anthony Appiah is Professor of Philosophy and Law at NYU and the author of several books, including "Experiments in Ethics" (2010), "As If: Idealization and Ideals" (2017), and most recently, "The Lies that Bind: Rethinking Identity" (2019). (@KieranSetiya, 28 minutes)
2020-Sep-28podcast image#371 Marc Bekoff: Ethology and Animal Conservation
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2020-Sep-28podcast image116 | Teresa Bejan on Free Speech, Civility, and Toleration
How can, and should, we talk to each other, especially to people with whom we disagree? “Free speech” is rightfully entrenched as an important value in liberal democratic societies, but implementing it consistently and fairly is a tricky business. Political theorist Teresa Bejan comes to this question from a philosophical and historical perspective, managing to relate broad principles to modern ho... (@seanmcarroll, 104 minutes)
2020-Sep-28podcast imageS02E11: Home Field Advantage - Jon Wertheim
A look at the philosophical side of sports and what we can learn about human behavior in the time of COVID altered stadiums. Jay speaks with veteran sports writer Jon Wertheim as they focus in a particular chapter from his book Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports Are Played and Games Are Won all about "home field advantage" and what exactly caused home teams to win so much... b... (@DilemmaPodcast, 71 minutes)
2020-Sep-28podcast imageEpisode 6: The Problem of Luck with Alfred Mele
In this episode, Alfred Mele explains the problem of luck for libertarianism (the view that we have free will and that free will is incompatible with determinism). Along the way, we discuss different types of libertarian views of free will, as well as Al’s own proposed solution to the problem of luck on behalf of libertarians. Al’s Website: http://myweb.fsu.edu/amele/almele.htmlAl... book on ... (@thefreewillshow, 38 minutes)
2020-Sep-28podcast imageEp. 253: Leibniz on the Problem of Evil (Part One)
On Gottfried Leibniz’s Theodicy (1710). Why does God allow so many bad things to happen? Leibniz thought that by the definition of God, whatever He created must be the best of all possible worlds, and his theodicy presents numerous arguments to try to make that less counter-intuitive given how less-than-perfect the world seems to us. Part two of this episode is only going to be available to you if... (@PartiallyExLife, 50 minutes)
2020-Sep-27podcast imageA J Ayer Language Truth And Logic - Subjectivist, Utilitarian, and Absolutist Ethics
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century Analytic philosopher, A.J. Ayer's book Language, Truth, and Logic It focuses specifically on the criticisms of three main positions in Ethics which he views as potential rivals to his own emotivist perspective. He calls these subjectivist, utilitarian, and absolutist perspectives. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - ... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Sep-27podcast imageEpisode 129: Nethanel Lipshitz discusses discrimination
This month, Ben Andrew and I are joined by Nethanel Lipshitz (Tel Aviv University, Bar-Ilan University) to talk about discrimination.If someone treats me unequally--that is, if they give other people a relative advantage but not me--am I the victim of discrimination? Our guest says yes. That is enough for me to count as having been discriminated against, and that is enough for it to be morally wro... (@ElucidationsPod, 51 minutes)
2020-Sep-27podcast imageMark Oppenheimer²: The Limits Of Free Speech?
Is cancel culture destroying our institutions? Should Holocaust deniers have the right to speak? What is hate speech, and should it be illegal? Brain in a Vat Store: smarturl.it/Lockdownbook Harpers Letter: https://harpers.org/a-letter-on-justice-... (@JasonWerbeloff, 63 minutes)
2020-Sep-27podcast image[Bonus] Mark Oppenheimer²
Atom bombs, diamond billionaires, and hate mail have a special role to play in this bonus episode.   Brain in a Vat Store: smarturl.it/Lockdownbook  (@JasonWerbeloff, 8 minutes)
2020-Sep-27podcast 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, 29 minutes)
2020-Sep-27podcast imageEpisode 87, Confucianism (Part I - The Life of Confucius)
Introduction One day when Jack, Olly, and Andy were accompanying Confucius, Confucius said: “Why don’t each of you tell me what you have your mind set on.” Andy was the first to reply, he said he wanted to be as profitable and the prestigious as the Duke of Zhou. Once he had profit and prestige, he could have all things his heart desired. Jack, having suspected that Andy had given a poor respons... (@ThePanpsycast, 65 minutes)
2020-Sep-27podcast imageHoP 356 - I’d Like to Thank the Lyceum - Aristotle in Renaissance Italy
Aristotle’s works are edited, printed, and translated, leading to new assessments of his thought among both humanists and scholastics. (@HistPhilosophy, 23 minutes)
2020-Sep-27podcast imageA J Ayer Language Truth And Logic - Four Classes Of Ethical Expressions
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century Analytic philosopher, A.J. Ayer's book Language, Truth, and Logic It focuses specifically on the distinctions he makes between four kinds of ethical expressions: expressions involving definitions; phenomena describing moral experience, exhortations to moral virtues, and actual ethical judgements. To support my ongoing work, go to my ... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2020-Sep-27podcast image452: How to Humbly Disagree
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/how... People like to argue, especially Philosophy Talk listeners! But no matter how hard we try to resolve disputes through rational discourse, sometimes we may still disagree about important issues. One response to this predicament is simply to agree to disagree. But should the mere fact of disagreement lower our confidence in our views? Should w... (@philtalkradio, 51 minutes)
2020-Sep-26podcast imageThe truth about marriage
When most couples get married they’re optimistic that their union won’t end in divorce. The statistics show this to be hopelessly naive. But we’ll be talking to a philosopher who argues that irrational optimism is…well, rational. (@DavidEdmonds100, 10 minutes)
2020-Sep-26podcast imageCovid-19, Challenge Trials and Effective Advocacy- with Peter Singer and 1Day Sooner
This bonus episode is an edited recording of a talk with Peter Singer and Josh Morrison, chaired by Alastair Fraser-Urqhart.  Listen to this episode to hear discussion of the ethics of human challenge trials, and how we might do advocacy effectively. The speakers are Josh Morrison, co-founder of 1Day Sooner, and Peter Singer, the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center... (@RoomPhilosophy, 58 minutes)
2020-Sep-25podcast imageRebroadcasting ETV101+102: 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, 143 minutes)
2020-Sep-25podcast image#370 Martie Haselton - Hormonal: The Hidden Intelligence of Hormones
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2020-Sep-25podcast imageWhat Makes a Democracy Democratic?- with Sameer Bajaj
This episode is part 1 of an interview with political philosopher Sameer Bajaj. Sameer's research focuses on democracy and the duties of democratic citizens. In this part of the conversation, we discuss Sameer's path into philosophy, the books that every democratic citizen should read, and whether the US and the UK are actually democratic.  Come back next week for part 2 of our conversation... (@RoomPhilosophy, 31 minutes)
2020-Sep-25podcast imageEp. 15 - Brandon Warmke: Moral Grandstanding
In this episode, I speak with Brandon Warmke about his new book, Grandstanding, which he co-authored with Justin Tosi. Brandon is a professor of philosophy at Bowling Green State University. I highly recommend the book, and I hope this talk does it justice. I very much enjoyed speaking with Brandon, and I hope you enjoy our conversation as well. Here's any links you'll need to dive deeper: h... (@Jordan_C_Myers, 53 minutes)
2020-Sep-25podcast imageMulholland Drive (w/ Agnes and Abe Callard, and Ryan Clark)
The cows take a drive with Abe and Agnes Callard and Ryan Clark into David Lynch's fantastical and depraved version of Los Angeles. What mysteries will they find in Club Silencio, or on the set of the Sylvia North Story? What explains the continued appeal of Lynch's absurdist masterpiece? How does he deploy narrative and filmic tropes to subvert his audience's expectations and what are we to make ... (@cowspod, 72 minutes)
2020-Sep-24podcast image#369 Alberto Acerbi: Cultural Evolution in the Digital Age
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2020-Sep-23podcast image82 - What should we do about facial recognition technology?
 Facial recognition technology has seen its fair share of both media and popular attention in the past 12 months. The runs the gamut from controversial uses by governments and police forces, to coordinated campaigns to ban or limit its use. What should we do about it? In this episode, I talk to Brenda Leong about this issue. Brenda is Senior Counsel and Director of Artificial Intelligence and... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Sep-23podcast imageInterview with Prof. Robert C. Bartlett | The New Thinkery Ep. 9
This week, the guys are joined by one of Greg's former teachers, Robert C. Bartlett, Behrakis Professor of Hellenic Political Studies at Boston College. Together, they discuss his new book of translations of and essays on Aristophanes' two earliest plays: the Acharnians and the Knights. Don't miss out on a history lesson in ancient Greece and the answers to some big questions, like what role humor... (@thenewthinkery, 57 minutes)
2020-Sep-23podcast image0G117: Avatar and Moral Realism, Part 2
Beware the ethics benders my child. The most advanced among them can make even cold blooded murder ethical. We're covering Avatar and combining it with another round of our endless series of debates over metaethics. Highly recommend listening to this interview with Schafer Landau first. Mindscape: https://www.preposterousuniverse.com/pod... Support us at Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/0G Follo... (@0gPhilosophy, 44 minutes)
2020-Sep-23podcast imageEp.110 Knowledge Wars Part 1
This week, knowing me, knowing you! Listen in as Mike and Danny ask the question “Do you know enough?” Look on in mild amusement as we feverishly search for the instruction manual to the thrownness of being. Encounter rising panic as Danny freezes up creating a period of embarrassing dead air around about 10:18. Are we born with enough knowledge to find our extremities with both hands? Can we walk... (@PhilosophyWtf, 27 minutes)
2020-Sep-23podcast imageHow far should courts push societies to change?
The conflict and partisan positioning that followed the recent death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reflects the role played by the US Supreme Court in adjudicating matters of intense social and political disagreement. What matters should be left to the messy process of political deliberation, contestation, and compromise? Professor Adrienne Stone joins Waleed Aly and Scott Stephens to discuss whe... (@RadioNational, 49 minutes)
2020-Sep-22podcast imageAristotle, Nicomachean Ethics - Happiness, The Dead, And The Living
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Aristotle's work of moral theory, the Nicomachean Ethics Specifically it focuses upon his discussion of whether we must wait until someone is dead to call that person "happy", and the issue of whether the fortunes of descendants affect the happiness of dead ancestors, in book 1. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site -... (@philosopher70, 9 minutes)
2020-Sep-22podcast imageEpisode 197: The Long Slow Death That Is Life
The psychologist Yoel Inbar has always tried to imbue his work with a sort of interiority, and now he joins us for a deep dive into Charlie Kaufman’s baffling and distressing new film “I’m Thinking of Ending Things.” Why does Jessie Buckley’s name and career keep changing? What’s going on with the dog? Why are the parents unstuck in time? Don’t worry you’ll get home, we have tire chains in the tru... (@verybadwizards, 113 minutes)
2020-Sep-22podcast image81 - Consumer Credit, Big Tech and AI Crime
In today's episode, I talk to Nikita Aggarwal about the legal and regulatory aspects of AI and algorithmic governance. We focus, in particular, on three topics: (i) algorithmic credit scoring; (ii) the problem of 'too big to fail' tech platforms and (iii) AI crime. Nikita is a DPhil (PhD) candidate at the Faculty of Law at Oxford, as well as a Research Associate at the Oxford Internet Institute's... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Sep-22podcast imageMartyrdom and Sacrifice |Terry Eagleton
Terry Eagleton breaks down the meaning behind sacrifice, martyrdom and atheism. (@IAI_TV, 17 minutes)
2020-Sep-22podcast imageGabriel Richardson Lear
I ask the philosopher Gabriel Richardson Lear five questions about herself. Gabriel Richardson Lear is Professor of Philosophy and in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago.  She is the author of "Happy Lives and the Highest Good: An Essay on Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics" (2004) as well as several articles on the importance of beauty, poetry, and love in Plato’s e... (@KieranSetiya, 25 minutes)
2020-Sep-21podcast imageAristotle, Nicomachean Ethics - External Goods And Happiness - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Aristotle's work of moral theory, the Nicomachean Ethics Specifically it focuses upon his discussion of the relation between external goods (including relations with other people) and happiness in book 1. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Sep-21podcast imageIs Social Justice a Religion? | Aaron of Embrace the Void Answers
What is social justice? What is religion? What is meaning? How does social justice relate to meaning? What does it say about morality? Aaron's Pods: Embrace the void: https://voidpod.com/ Philosopher's in Space: https://0gphilosophy.libsyn.com/ My Stuff.... Bonus Feed ($5 a month): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https... (@philosophyguy2, 66 minutes)
2020-Sep-21podcast image#368 Ian Tattersall: Human Evolution and Cognition
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2020-Sep-21podcast imagePEL Special: Nightcap Late September 2020
We're releasing JUST THIS ONE Nightcap to the wider public so induce you all to go support us and so gain the ability to hear these free-wheeling, feeling-sharing, email-reading fiestas between every regular episode. This time we gripe about Habermas and reflect on what secondary sources we use. We consider whether to have an episode on anarchism and if we should ever have guests on who are hard-c... (@PartiallyExLife, 23 minutes)
2020-Sep-21podcast imagePRESENTS — Ideas
Ideas is a program from CBC Canada and it's about... well, ideas. Each episode takes a concept and dives deep into its past, present and possible future. Whether you're interested in the meaning of community, the history of the saxophone, the environmental downside to jean manufacturing, the lure of political authoritarianism or our cultural obsession with serial killers, Ideas has an idea t... (@DavidPZone1, 6 minutes)
2020-Sep-21podcast image115 | Netta Engelhardt on Black Hole Information, Wormholes, and Quantum Gravity
Stephen Hawking made a number of memorable contributions to physics, but perhaps his greatest was a puzzle: what happens to information that falls into a black hole? The question sits squarely at the overlap of quantum mechanics and gravitation, an area in which direct experimental input is hard to come by, so a great number of leading theoretical physicists have been thinking about it for de... (@seanmcarroll, 87 minutes)
2020-Sep-21podcast imageS02E10: Too Much Information - Cass Sunstein
What do you NOT want to know? Jay is joined by the prolific and influential behavior economist Cass Sunstein for a conversation about his latest book: Too Much Information. Discussed in this episode: The Garden of Eden, Willingness to Pay and Willingness to Accept metrics, the social media habit, the right to know vs the consequences of information, the usefulness of informing one's vote, the ... (@DilemmaPodcast, 69 minutes)
2020-Sep-21podcast imagePREVIEW-Ep. 252: Habermas on Communication as Sociality (Part Two)
If you'd like to hear more of the discussion on Jürgen Habermas' "Actions, Speech Acts, Linguistically Mediated Interactions, and the Lifeworld" (1998) that we started in part one, you'll need to go sign up at partiallyexaminedlife.com/support. We're just sharing a few minutes of part two here to get you all hot and bothered. You're welcome! (@PartiallyExLife, 5 minutes)
2020-Sep-20podcast imageAristotle, Nicomachean Ethics - What Is Happiness? - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Aristotle's work of moral theory, the Nicomachean Ethics Specifically it focuses upon his discussion about the different views human beings have about the nature of happiness, and what genuine human happiness consists in To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a dir... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Sep-20podcast imageSTM Podcast #68: Ian Olasov - Ask a Philosopher
On episode 68, we welcome philosopher Ian Olasov to discuss his philosopher’s booth and answering people’s questions about god, meaning, and their own personal dilemmas; the problems with trademarking; the principles underlying both philosophical dialogues and psychotherapy; the Brooklyn Public Philosophy Series; how philosophical inquiry can be applied practically; the positive affect that philos... (@seize_podcast, 64 minutes)
2020-Sep-20podcast image"Exploring the Mysteries of Our Universe's First Seconds" with Dr Dan Hooper
Scientists now have a good understanding of how our universe evolved over the past 13.8 billion years, but we know very little about what happened in the first few seconds after the Big Bang. Dr Dan Hooper, a senior scientist at Fermi National Accelerator Lab and a professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of Chicago, emphasises that understanding the earliest moments of the unive... (@BTG_ie, 57 minutes)
2020-Sep-20podcast imageLet's Talk About Sex With Raja Halwani
Is it wrong to only have a sexual preference for certain races? Can you have sex without being objectified? Is there a moral limit on our sexual fantasies?   Store: http://smarturl.it/LockdownBook Thumbnail Art: The Yoshiwara Prostitute by Kikugawa Eizan  (@JasonWerbeloff, 59 minutes)
2020-Sep-20podcast imageProgressive Islam
Progressive Muslim thought seeks to establish an Islam that's equipped for the modern world - and still embedded within the Islamic intellectual tradition. (@DavidPZone1, 35 minutes)
2020-Sep-20podcast imageEpisode 86, Taoism (Part IV - Further Analysis and Discussion)
There was once a wise farmer named Oliver who, enjoying the evening’s sun at the end of a summer’s day, watched on as one of his prized horses escaped from his farm. That evening, having heard the news, Jack and Andrew came to Oliver’s farm to express their sympathies. Oliver turned to his neighbours upon their arrival and said, “maybe.” The next day the horse returned, but brought with it six wil... (@ThePanpsycast, 51 minutes)
2020-Sep-20podcast imageHAP 59 - Frowning at Froudacious Fabrications - J.J. Thomas and F.A. Durham
John Jacob Thomas argues for self-government in the English colonies of the Caribbean but his fellow Trinidadian Frederick Alexander Durham recommends repatriation to Africa instead. (@HistPhilosophy, 26 minutes)
2020-Sep-20podcast image378: Heidegger
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/hei... Best known for his work "Being and Time," Martin Heidegger has been hailed by many as the greatest philosopher of the twentieth century. He has also been criticized for being both nearly unreadable and a Nazi. Yet there is no disputing his seminal place in the history of Western thought. So what did Heidegger mean when he wrote about world, ... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2020-Sep-19podcast imageAristotle, Nicomachean Ethics - Good Spoken Of In Many Ways - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Aristotle's work of moral theory, the Nicomachean Ethics Specifically it focuses upon his discussion of how good is spoken of in multiple ways, by reference to the categories in book 1. 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 her... (@philosopher70, 9 minutes)
2020-Sep-19podcast imageHow to topple a dictator
Suppose a country is ruled by a dictator. Suppose many people want to topple the dictator. What’s the best way of doing it – a campaign of violence or non-violence? There’s an academic from Harvard who has the answer. Picture: Romanian waving flag over Bucharest Square Picture Credit: Peter Turnley/Corbis Historical/Getty (@DavidEdmonds100, 10 minutes)
2020-Sep-19podcast imageEpisode #145 ... Bergson on Laughter pt. 1 - History
Today we begin our discussion on the work of Bergson. (@iamstephenwest, 23 minutes)
2020-Sep-18podcast imageAristotle, Nicomachean Ethics - Criticism Of The Platonic Good - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Aristotle's work of moral theory, the Nicomachean Ethics Specifically it focuses focuses upon his discusses his criticism of the Platonic conception of the Form of the Good in book 1. 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 ... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Sep-18podcast image#367 Christophe Heintz: Adaptive Cognition, Cognitive History, and Science
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2020-Sep-18podcast imageKnowing
We can’t directly see it but we know it exists by extending our vision with special tools. We can reason about when it’s present based on associations. We can share facts about it with each other. And we can learn its name by comparing it to other similar kinds of things. I’m talking about the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, and in this episode we’ll focus on how early Nyāya philosophers might exp... (@cmalcolmkeating, 15 minutes)
2020-Sep-18podcast imagePhilosophy In Film - 029 - The Grey
The Philosophy In Film podcast returns with a long-anticipated discussion of Joe Carnahan's 2012 Survival Film "The Grey". While all three co-hosts are willing to acknowledge some issues with the film, it does set the stage for an engaging conversation about the inevitable struggle against mortality, Nietzsche, existentialism, Dermott Mulroney's ability to sneak into a movie without being noticed... (@PhilInFilm, 86 minutes)
2020-Sep-18podcast imageRebroadcasting ETV11+12: Trump's Malignant Narcissism
Taking a two week break to commune with the void. In the meantime enjoy this double wide rebroadcast of our discussion of Trump's narcissism and diagnosing at a distance.Here's a link to the DSM-5 definition of narcissism:http://www.mayoclinic.org/dis... by Lu Lyons, check out her amazing podcast Filmed Live Musicals! http://www.filmedlivemusicals.com/podcas... by GW RodriguezSibling Pod Philosoph... (@ETVPod, 100 minutes)
2020-Sep-17podcast imageAristotle, Nicomachean Ethics - Happiness And The Function Of A Human Being - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Aristotle's work of moral theory, the Nicomachean Ethics Specifically it focuses focuses upon his discussion about the (proper) function of a human being and what that tells us about the nature of human happiness To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contrib... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Sep-17podcast image#366 Ann Druyan - Cosmos: Possible Worlds
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2020-Sep-17podcast imageBringing back extinct animals. What could go wrong?
So many birds, mammals and insects which once existed on Earth are now gone forever — extinct, kaput! This got Carl thinking, what if forever wasn't really forever? Should we try and bring some of these creatures back, especially if it was humans who caused them to become extinct in the first place? (@matthewtbeard, 24 minutes)
2020-Sep-17podcast imageShould we censor stuff on the internet?
When Molly and Carl are not making Short & Curly they are in charge of the world's biggest video sharing platform, called, TubeVids. That's right, it's their job to watch gaming videos, and movie parodies all day long! But it's not all fun and cat videos, people also post lots of mean stuff, as well as videos that are straight out untrue. What should they do about it? Let all the videos stay onlin... (@matthewtbeard, 24 minutes)
2020-Sep-17podcast imageShould Gabi have climbed the cherry blossom tree?
Cherry blossom trees are very important in Japan. They're so special they even have their own festival every year. Our listener Gabi lives in Japan and got in trouble for climbing one. But did he really do the wrong thing? Do the rules of another culture (or even another family) apply to us when we visit? (@matthewtbeard, 21 minutes)
2020-Sep-17podcast imageDo you always have to keep a secret?
If your friend asks you to keep a secret, should you ever break that promise? When should you keep your mouth zipped and when should you spill the beans? Join us for an old-fashioned detective story involving a crime and a secret. (@matthewtbeard, 24 minutes)
2020-Sep-17podcast imageFood fight! Can you be an ethical snacker?
Molly and Carl love snacks and treats. But when one of our listener's challenges them to buy only ethical snack foods, they face tricky choices in the supermarket. Join us on a race to see whether things that are yummy to eat can also be good for the world. (@matthewtbeard, 25 minutes)
2020-Sep-16podcast imageAristotle, Nicomachean Ethics - Activities, Arts, And Purposes - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Aristotle's work of moral theory, the Nicomachean Ethics Specifically it focuses focuses upon his discussion of activities, arts, sciences, and the like as purposive activities, brought up in the very first paragraph of the work To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to ma... (@philosopher70, 22 minutes)
2020-Sep-16podcast imageLiam Bright on Verificationism
Verificationists believe that every meaningful statement is either true by definition or else empirically verifiable (or falsifiable). Anything which fails to pass this two-pronged test for meaningfulness is neither true nor false, but literally meaningless. Liam Bright discusses Verificationism and its links with the Vienna Circle with David Edmonds in this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast... (@philosophybites, 27 minutes)
2020-Sep-16podcast imagePlato's Gorgias | The New Thinkery Ep. 8
Join the guys this week as they break down Plato's famous book, Gorgias. They analyze the larger themes of the book with a dash of humor, while also pausing to explain some of the most important passages. Plus: what do broken arms, German elementary schoolchildren, and "cheese farms" have to do with rhetoric? (@thenewthinkery, 61 minutes)
2020-Sep-16podcast imageEvan Thompson Live!
Join me for a discussion with Evan Thompson, Professor of Philosophy at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and an Associate Member of the Department of Asian Studies and the Department of Psychology (Cognitive Science Group). Evan’s website (@onemorebrown, 94 minutes)
2020-Sep-16podcast image0G116: Avatar the Last Airbender and Agent Neutral Buddhist Ethics, Part 1
Free Will...Ethics...Consciousness...Boxes, these are the four elements of the philosophical universe, each element mastered by benders that can shape the very fabric of the metaverse with their will. Into each generation is born one podcast, the Avapod, that can bend all four elements and bring peace to the metaverse. This is the story of that podcast, and how it balanced personal and impersonal ... (@0gPhilosophy, 37 minutes)
2020-Sep-16podcast imageEp.109 Kant Vs. Bentham The Final
This week we come to the end of the Kant/Bentham rumble. Who will be judged victorious and who will have to swallow the bitter dregs of defeat? Listen in as Kant delivers his signature “categorical smack down’ move. Will Bentham’s "hedonic round house” be sufficient to counter the Crusher from Konigsberg? Bow your heads in reverence and let Mike and Danny root out the evils of the world and join t... (@PhilosophyWtf, 27 minutes)
2020-Sep-16podcast imageIs it wrong to respond to arguments with allegations?
Disagreements these days are often met with claims that an argument is “offensive, harmful, unhelpful, or divisive.” What consideration should be given to the likely consequences of an argument? How is this open to abuse? (@RadioNational, 49 minutes)
2020-Sep-15podcast imageA Philosopher’s Duty? | Julian Baggini
Julian Baggini discusses the everyday applications of philosophy (@IAI_TV, 26 minutes)
2020-Sep-15podcast imageDavid Christensen
I ask the philosopher David Christensen five questions about himself. David Christensen is Professor of Philosophy at Brown University and the author of "Putting Logic in its Place" (2004). (@KieranSetiya, 24 minutes)
2020-Sep-14podcast imageAristotle, Nicomachean Ethics - Principles And Exactness In Ethics - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Aristotle's work of moral theory, the Nicomachean Ethics Specifically it focuses focuses upon his discussion of how first principles are derived and used, and what degree of exactness is possible, within the discipline of ethics, in book 1. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Sep-14podcast image#365 Dan McAdams: The Psychology of Donald Trump
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2020-Sep-14podcast image114 | Angela Chen on Asexuality in a Sex-Preoccupied World
Sexuality is, and always has been, a topic that is endlessly fascinating but also contentious. You might think that asexuality would be more straightforward, but you’d be wrong. Asexual people, or “aces,” haven’t been front and center in the public discussion of gender and sexuality, and as a result there is confusion about such basic issues as what “asexuality” even means. Angela Chen i... (@seanmcarroll, 69 minutes)
2020-Sep-14podcast imageEp. 252: Habermas on Communication as Sociality (Part One)
On Jürgen Habermas' "Actions, Speech Acts, Linguistically Mediated Interactions, and the Lifeworld" (1998), with guest John Foster. What's the relation between individuals and society? Habermas says that language has ethics built right into it: I'm trying to get you to agree with me, to engage in a cooperative enterprise of mutual understanding. Part two of this episode is only going to be availab... (@PartiallyExLife, 55 minutes)
2020-Sep-14podcast imageS02E09: What is Art? - SWOON
Jay tackles the age old question of philosophically defining art with the incredible street artist SWOON (Caledonia Curry). Together they wonder, can machines make art? Swoon's recent piece: The Medea https://swoonstudio.org/#/the-canyon/ (@DilemmaPodcast, 66 minutes)
2020-Sep-14podcast imageEpisode 5: The Consequence Argument with Peter van Inwagen
In this episode, Peter van Inwagen explains the consequence argument for incompatibilism. Afterwards, he discusses what he takes to be the problem of freedom and determinism.Peter’s Website: https://philosophy.nd.edu/people/emeritu... collection of Peter’s written work: https://andrewmbailey.com/pvi/Papers referenced in the episode:"Are We Free to Break the Laws?" by David Lewishttps://onlinelibra... (@thefreewillshow, 33 minutes)
2020-Sep-14podcast imageThe future of privacy
Our phones, our fitbits, our social media use, our internet searches, are all providing information about us (@DavidEdmonds100)
2020-Sep-13podcast imageSTM Podcast #67: Samir Chopra - How Psychedelics Can Affect Mental Health
On episode 67, we welcome back philosopher Samir Chopra to discuss the recent research on the mental health benefits of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy, the history of psychedelic use, the potential harm, our personal psychedelic experiences, how empathy may be the mechanism behind their medicinal effects, ego-dissolution and its potential to distance one from their negative core beliefs, and h... (@seize_podcast, 76 minutes)
2020-Sep-13podcast image509: Citizenship and Justice
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/cit... Securing citizenship to a developed country could guarantee people enormous privileges and opportunities. Some condemn those who try illegally to reap the benefits that come with such citizenship. But are our ways of determining who gets to enter borders arbitrary and unfair? Should we grant border access to people born in a nation’s territo... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2020-Sep-13podcast image“Can There Be A Philosophy of Hate?”
Jack Weinstein visits with Berit Brogaard, author of HATRED: Understanding Our Most Dangerous Emotion. (@whyradioshow, 81 minutes)
2020-Sep-13podcast imageDavid Benatar: The Meaning of Life
What does it all mean? If we live on a pail blue dot in a vast and uncaring universe can our lives have cosmic meaning? Is it better never to have been born? (@JasonWerbeloff, 64 minutes)
2020-Sep-13podcast imageThe abominable heretic
In July 1656, the young philosopher Baruch Spinoza was cast out of his Jewish community for "abominable heresies". We don't know what those crimes were, but we do know that Spinoza has remained a polarising figure within Judaism ever since. (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-Sep-13podcast imageEpisode 86, Taoism (Part III - Practices)
There was once a wise farmer named Oliver who, enjoying the evening’s sun at the end of a summer’s day, watched on as one of his prized horses escaped from his farm. That evening, having heard the news, Jack and Andrew came to Oliver’s farm to express their sympathies. Oliver turned to his neighbours upon their arrival and said, “maybe.” The next day the horse returned, but brought with it six wil... (@ThePanpsycast, 58 minutes)
2020-Sep-13podcast imageHoP 355 - Town and Gown - Italian Universities
The blurry line dividing humanism and scholastic university culture in the Italian Renaissance. (@HistPhilosophy, 23 minutes)
2020-Sep-12podcast imageWhy do we laugh?
There are thousands of academic papers about depression. There are, in comparison, virtually none about laughter. We’ve been talking to a leading expert on laughter – who argues that we should take it more seriously. Picture Credit: Tim Robberts/Getty (@DavidEdmonds100, 11 minutes)
2020-Sep-12podcast imageBernardo Kastrup and Philip Goff Live!
Join me for the continuation of my discussion with Bernardo Kastrup and Philip Goff (@onemorebrown, 82 minutes)
2020-Sep-11podcast imageJeremy Bentham, Introduction To Principles - Partial And Extensive Benevolence
This lecture discusses key ideas from the Utilitarian philosopher, Jeremy Bentham's work, Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation Here we examine the distinction he makes between partial and extensive benevolence. Partial Benevolence is a motivation which involves taking pleasure in helping -- producing pleasure or removing pain -- a limited portion of the larger community. ... (@philosopher70, 10 minutes)
2020-Sep-11podcast image#364 Limor Raviv: Psycholinguistics, Child Development, and Language Acquisition
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2020-Sep-11podcast imageEV - 159 Racial Capitalism with Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò
My guest this week is Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò (@OlufemiOTaiwo), assistant professor at Georgetown university with an interest in pan African community action. We discuss a recent exchange that he and Liam Bright had with Michael Wazler on the issue of Racial Capitalism.Wazler's article: https://www.dissentmagazine.org/online_a... and Femi's response article: https://www.dissentmagazine.org/online_a... w... (@ETVPod, 66 minutes)
2020-Sep-11podcast imageIdentity
Things get scary when the two cows are stranded in a motel on a rainy night with James Mangold. What makes a good twist? What’s the appeal of Agatha Christie? Is this a movie about white guilt, or flaws in the criminal justice system? Tune in to find out! (@cowspod, 62 minutes)
2020-Sep-10podcast imageJeremy Bentham, Introduction To Principles - Motives In Utilitarianism
This lecture discusses key ideas from the Utilitarian philosopher, Jeremy Bentham's work, Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation Here we examine the different main motives for human actions and choices which Bentham distinguishes. It also discusses how these motives can be evaluated in moral terms. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Sep-10podcast image#363 Nina Jablonski: The Evolution of Human Skin, and Racism
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2020-Sep-10podcast imageAnn-Sophie Barwich, "Smellosophy: What the Nose Tells the Mind" (Harvard UP, 2020)
Smells repel and attract; they bring emotionally charged memories to mind; they guide behavior and thought nonconsciously; they give food much of its taste; and the loss of sense of smell can help diagnose disease. But what features of the world do smells pick out? What is the olfactory code? In her new book, Smellosophy: What the Nose Tells the Mind (Harvard UP, 2020), Ann-Sophie Barwich delves... (@NewBooksPhil, 69 minutes)
2020-Sep-09podcast imageJeremy Bentham, Introduction To Principles - Intentions, Motives, Dispositions
This lecture discusses key ideas from the Utilitarian philosopher, Jeremy Bentham's work, Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation Here we examine his discussion of Intentions, Motives, and Dispositions. He examines what they are, and addresses how they can be evaluated morally. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like... (@philosopher70, 19 minutes)
2020-Sep-09podcast imageInterview with Professor Charles Butterworth | The New Thinkery Ep. 7
In this episode of The New Thinkery, the guys interview Dr. Charles Butterworth, Emeritus Professor of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park. Ever the teacher, Dr. Butterworth covers several topics, including: his education, teaching methods, and fun stories about times in the classroom; he even answers some rapid fire questions. (@thenewthinkery, 77 minutes)
2020-Sep-09podcast imageRebroadcasting 0G63: 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 sho... (@0gPhilosophy, 42 minutes)
2020-Sep-09podcast imageEp. 108. Kant Vs. Bentham Part 4
This week - do we really want the truth? What would we do with it? Better a comfortable lie, right? Consider, if you will, the existential anguish of the “extensive menu” - do we get incapacitated by indecision the more options we are given? What would you prefer, Mike’s Spam Egg & Chips, Spam and Chips or just plain Spam OR will you go for Danny’s 150 dish tasting menu with a selection of starter... (@PhilosophyWtf, 27 minutes)
2020-Sep-09podcast imageWhy does COVID-19 attract conspiracy theories?
The COVID-19 pandemic has proven particularly conducive for those intent on discerning an insidious plot behind both the emergence of the virus and the political response. To what extent are these conspiracies part of a wider culture of pervasive distrust and mutual suspicion? (@RadioNational, 48 minutes)
2020-Sep-08podcast imagePEL Presents PMP#59: David Lynch's Popular Surrealism
Mark, Erica, Brian, and guest Mike Wilson discuss the director's films from Eraserhead to Inland Empire plus Twin Peaks and his recent short films. We get into the appeal and hallmarks of his mainstays--Blue Velvet, Wild at Heart, Lost Highway, and Mulholland Drive--and also consider outliers like Dune, The Elephant Man, and The Straight Story. How many of these films actually make sense, and is f... (@PartiallyExLife, 46 minutes)
2020-Sep-08podcast imageEpisode 196: The Loneliest Paper in Philosophy
She’s beautiful, smart, funny, and head over heels in love with you. There’s only one problem – she’s from a possible world, not the actual one. What we thought would be a funny opening segment idea turns into a semi-serious discussion of Neil Sinhababu’s 2008 article “Possible Girls.” Plus David and Tamler share some thoughts on teaching in normal times and today. (@verybadwizards, 110 minutes)
2020-Sep-08podcast imageUnderstanding Consciousness | Bernardo Kastrup, Susan Blackmore, Tim Crane
Tim Crane, Susan Blackmore and Bernardo Kastrup debate popular and alternative theories of consciousness. (@IAI_TV, 51 minutes)
2020-Sep-08podcast imageBarbara Herman
I ask the philosopher Barbara Herman five questions about herself. Barbara Herman is Griffin Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Law at UCLA. Her books include "Moral Literacy" (2008) and "The Practice of Moral Judgment" (2006). (@KieranSetiya, 26 minutes)
2020-Sep-07podcast imageJeremy Bentham, Introduction To Principles - Distinctive Kinds Of Pleasure And Pain
This lecture discusses key ideas from the Utilitarian philosopher, Jeremy Bentham's work, Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation Here we run through the many different main types of pleasures and pains which he discusses in chapter 5 of that work To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, ... (@philosopher70, 22 minutes)
2020-Sep-07podcast imageShould You Vote? | Politics, Virtue, Duty, and Justice
Should we be pushing everyone to vote? Should you vote for the sake of voting? Do you have a duty to vote? Let's discuss... My Stuff.... Bonus Feed ($5 a month): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA All the Links You Need: https://linktr.ee/brendenweber (@philosophyguy2, 27 minutes)
2020-Sep-07podcast image#362 Manvir Singh: Shamanism, Witchcraft, Religion, and Music
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2020-Sep-07podcast image113 | Cailin O'Connor on Game Theory, Evolution, and the Origins of Unfairness
You can’t always get what you want, as a wise person once said. But we do try, even when someone else wants the same thing. Our lives as people, and the evolution of other animals over time, are shaped by competition for scarce resources of various kinds. Game theory provides a natural framework for understanding strategies and behaviors in these competitive settings, and thus provides a lens with... (@seanmcarroll, 80 minutes)
2020-Sep-07podcast imageEp. 251: Simone Weil's Ideal Society
On "Theoretical Picture of a Free Society" (1934). What's the ideal living situation for us all, given the peculiarities of human nature? Weil describes fulfillment as coming from being able to picture goals and plans and knowingly put them into effect, so social groups need to maximize that power by being small and cooperative. End song: "Libreville" by Bill Bruford, as interviewed for Nakedly Ex... (@PartiallyExLife, 75 minutes)
2020-Sep-07podcast imageSTM Podcast #66: Liz Dorval - The Dunning-Kruger Effect: Why Incompetent People Think They're Great
On episode 66, we welcome back Liz Dorval to discuss the Dunning-Kruger Effect; social and psychological strategies to mitigate its harm such as fostering the growth mindset, eliminating echo chambers, and teaching how to accept feedback; appealing to authority because of our general inability to be specialists in a multitude of areas; why self-diagnosing is often counter-productive; Jordan Peters... (@seize_podcast, 82 minutes)
2020-Sep-07podcast imageS02E08: Your Right To Say It - David Goldberger
David Goldberger was raised as a proud Jew. In 1977, he was working as a civil liberties attorney for the ACLU in Illinois when a Neo-Nazi named Frank Collin knocked on his door claiming his first amendment rights were being violated. In this episode David Goldberger revisits the famous Supreme Court case, National Socialist Party of America v. Village of Skokie.  Jay and David tease out the ... (@DilemmaPodcast, 70 minutes)
2020-Sep-07podcast imageJeremy Bentham, Introduction To Principles - Pleasure, Pain, And Utility - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the Utilitarian philosopher, Jeremy Bentham's work, Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation Here we focus in particular on Bentham's commitment to ethical hedonism, and his refinement of the notion of "utility", absolutely central to the Utilitarian philosophical tradition. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patr... (@philosopher70, 21 minutes)
2020-Sep-06podcast imageFin
The final episode of the Vim Podcast. Ask the Vim Anything with Justin C., Dylan, Gabe, Zach, and Justin D. Questions include: - What political issue doesn't get enough attention? - If you could meet with Trump for 15 minutes, would you? And if so, what would you tell him? - Is democracy overrated or underrated? - If you could snap your fingers and pass any constitutional amen... (@thevimblog, 78 minutes)
2020-Sep-06podcast imageHow to be a Good Ancestor: Thinking and Acting for the Future- with Roman Krznarik
This episode is an interview with public philosopher Roman Krznarik. Roman is a founding member of the school of life, and has previously published books on empathy (Empathy: why it matters and how to get it) and redefining existentialism for the modern world (carpe diem regained). We discuss issues of empathy in this episode, but the discussion is focused around the ideas and problems raised by R... (@RoomPhilosophy, 82 minutes)
2020-Sep-06podcast imageShould You Volunteer To Get Covid? With Dustin Crummett
Could purposely infecting volunteers with the Coronavirus help us reach herd immunity or develop a vaccine more rapidly? Is it wrong to expose people to the risk of death, even if they consent?  Thumbnail Art: Hold Your Breath Paulina Siniatkina (@JasonWerbeloff, 52 minutes)
2020-Sep-06podcast imageShifting the frame on COVID-19
When we think about COVID-19 as a medical issue first and foremost, what are we missing? This week we explore the ways in which legal, economic, cultural and ethical perspectives on COVID-19 could be just as important as the medical. (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-Sep-06podcast imageHAP 58 - A Common Circle - Anténor Firmin
Haitian anthropologist Anténor Firmin debunks racist pseudo-science and argues that inequalities among humans are caused by social, not biological, factors. (@HistPhilosophy, 23 minutes)
2020-Sep-06podcast imageEpisode 86, Taoism (Part II - The Tao Te Ching)
There was once a wise farmer named Oliver who, enjoying the evening’s sun at the end of a summer’s day, watched on as one of his prized horses escaped from his farm. That evening, having heard the news, Jack and Andrew came to Oliver’s farm to express their sympathies. Oliver turned to his neighbours upon their arrival and said, “maybe.” The next day the horse returned, but brought with it six wil... (@ThePanpsycast, 53 minutes)
2020-Sep-06podcast image453: Adorno and the Culture Industry
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/culture-ind... What's your favorite movie? Did you watch that season finale last night? No spoilers! Popular cultures pervades modern life. But what if pop culture was actually more pernicious than we ordinarily think? Could it be systematically deceiving us—eroding our ability to think for ourselves and fight for change? That's what the 20th century Germa... (@philtalkradio, 12 minutes)
2020-Sep-05podcast imageFROM HILLARY TO BIDEN With Seth Masket
I'm joined by Seth Masket to discuss his latest book, Learning from Loss, in which he looks at the various narratives democrats constructed after their defeat in 2016. We consider both how true those narratives where, how they impacted the 2020 primary, and how they might shape a Biden administration. (@PolPhilPod, 95 minutes)
2020-Sep-04podcast imageJeremy Bentham, Introduction To Principles - Principles Opposed To Utility
This lecture discusses key ideas from the Utilitarian philosopher, Jeremy Bentham's work, Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation Here we focus in particular on his discussion of three principles for moral decision making that would seem to be opposed to the principle of utility. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd lik... (@philosopher70, 11 minutes)
2020-Sep-04podcast image#361 Joseph Henrich: The WEIRDest People in the World
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2020-Sep-04podcast imageEV - 158 The Tragedy of the Epistemic Commons with Kevin Dorst
My guest this week is Kevin Dorst (@kevin_dorst), a philosopher at Oxford University and University of Pittsburg with a particular interest in polarization and irrationality. We discuss why current polarization involves elevated levels of demonization and if there's any way to break out of this spiral.Kevin's Website: https://www.kevindorst.com/Convocation: The Tower of BabelEditing by Lu Lyons, c... (@ETVPod, 61 minutes)
2020-Sep-04podcast imageEp. 14 - (ft.) Brandon Robshaw: Eternal Recurrence (& Banning the Burqa?)
In this episode, I speak with Dr. Brandon Robshaw about his recent piece in Philosophy Now on Nietzsche's Eternal Recurrence. We also discuss his new book, 'Should a Liberal State Ban the Burqa?' (The short answer is no.) Here's any links you'll need to dive deeper: https://brandonrobshawtheenglishlanguage... https://twitter.com/BrandonRobshaw https://philosophynow.org/issues/137/Ete... ... (@Jordan_C_Myers, 55 minutes)
2020-Sep-04podcast imageIntroduction to Season 2
How can we become better thinkers and better human beings? What’s the connection between critical thinking and reducing suffering? In this intro episode to Season 2, we’ll learn about the Indian tradition known as “Nyaya,” who says these things are very closely related, and whose ideas we’ll be focusing on in detail this coming season. Music: Brittle Rille by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://i... (@cmalcolmkeating, 11 minutes)
2020-Sep-03podcast imageJeremy Bentham, Introduction To Principles - Utilitarianism As A Moral Theory
This lecture discusses key ideas from the Utilitarian philosopher, Jeremy Bentham's work, Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation Here we focus in particular on his discussion of the basic notion of his version of Utilitarianism as a moral theory. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, ... (@philosopher70, 7 minutes)
2020-Sep-03podcast image#360 Bo Winegard: The Intellectual Elite, and Social Conservatism
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2020-Sep-02podcast imagePeter Singer, Biological Basis Of Ethics - Group Altruism - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the contemporary Utilitarian philosopher, Peter Singer's essay The Biological Basis of Ethics, excerpted from his book, The Expanding Circle: Ethics and Sociobiology Here we focus in particular on his discussion of group altruism, which he distinguishes from kin altruism and reciprocal altruism. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - ww... (@philosopher70, 18 minutes)
2020-Sep-02podcast imageTeaching Political Philosophy | The New Thinkery Ep. 6
On this week's edition of The New Thinkery, the guys discuss how to (and not to) teach political philosophy. Alex and Greg teach political philosophy as a full-time job, so they have several key insights pinpointing where professors can go wrong. They also give concrete advice on what good professors should do to get the best results from students. Just wait until Greg starts talking about Nietzsc... (@thenewthinkery, 69 minutes)
2020-Sep-02podcast imageGorgeous or Grotesque? With Amanda Ballen
Can you be revolted and attracted to the same person? Can concepts be beautiful? Does art need to create sensations to be enjoyed?   IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt12490350/ Thumbnail Art: A Grotesque Old Woman by Quentin Matsys (@JasonWerbeloff, 68 minutes)
2020-Sep-02podcast imageRebroadcasting 0G19: Black Mirror, Hang the DJ, Part 1: Newcomb's Paradox
We're on break this week so we're rebroadcasting the origin story of The Box! All hail the box!: We've returned to Black Mirror to talk about one of the episodes that started this all, Hand the DJ. Or maybe we're just yet another simulation of that in a test by a marketing brand to see if this show would work. Hard to say, really. A breakdown of Newcomb's Paradox: https://brilliant.org/... (@0gPhilosophy, 35 minutes)
2020-Sep-02podcast imagePRESENTS – Mackaroy Uncovered Episode 1
Team Short & Curly has got its hands on the first episode of new podcast, Mackaroy Uncovered. It’s a mystery adventure we think you’ll love about two middle schoolers who discover super weird stuff happening in their town. (@matthewtbeard, 18 minutes)
2020-Sep-02podcast imageEp.107 Kant Vs. Bentham Part 3
This week, if you’re happy and you know it please contact Mike and Danny with details. Yes, it’s the greatest happiness for the greatest number folks. Join Mike and Danny as they decide on the minimum amount of happiness required for them to get up in the morning. What, exactly, do we have a right too? Are we really “worth it”? Listen in as Danny all but admits to speeding at 2 o’clock in the mor... (@PhilosophyWtf, 21 minutes)
2020-Sep-02podcast imageUS president as "sufferer in chief"?
Joe Biden has presented himself as a person who knows pain and loss, a tragic figure of uncommon empathy and compassion. Does this tell us anything about how political leadership may be changing under the conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic? (@RadioNational, 48 minutes)
2020-Sep-01podcast imageDavid Edmonds on Undercover Robot
David Edmond, author of many books, including Wittgenstein's Poker (which he co-wrote with John Eidinow) has recently co-written Undercover Robot, a brilliant and amusing children's story about a girl-robot. I interviewed him about this book, and how he came to write it for this episode of the Thinking Books podcast. (@philosophybites, 13 minutes)
2020-Sep-01podcast imageThe Ancient Indian Roots of Consciousness | Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad
Professor Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad delves into ancient Indian systems of thought,. (@IAI_TV, 30 minutes)
2020-Sep-01podcast imagePhilosophy In Film - 028 - Avengers Endgame
Following the lead of Marvel Studios, the Philosophy In Film podcast also follows up Infinity with an episode examining the Russo Brothers 2019 blockbuster "Avengers Endgame". The discussion focusses primarily on the philosophy of time travel, except when it doesn't. This episode includes an installment of the Listener Mailbag as well as an impromptu ranking of some of the hosts' favorite Marvel ... (@PhilInFilm, 116 minutes)
2020-Sep-01podcast imageLisa Bortolotti, "The Epistemic Innocence of Irrational Beliefs" (Oxford UP, 2020)
There is something intuitive about the idea that when we believe, we ought to follow our evidence. This entails that beliefs that are the products of garden varieties of irrationality, such as delusion, confabulation, false memory, and excessive optimism, are for that reason epistemically derelict. Many philosophers would go so far as to say that people ought not to hold such beliefs; some would g... (@NewBooksPhil, 70 minutes)
2020-Sep-01podcast imageTim Crane
I ask the philosopher Tim Crane five questions about himself. Tim Crane is Professor of Philosophy at the Central European University. He is the author of "The Mechanical Mind" (1995/2003), "The Objects of Thought" (2013), and "The Meaning of Belief" (2017). (@KieranSetiya, 24 minutes)
2020-Sep-01podcast imagePeter Singer, Biological Basis Of Ethics - Reciprocal Altruism & Prisoners Dilemma
This lecture discusses key ideas from the contemporary Utilitarian philosopher, Peter Singer's essay The Biological Basis of Ethics, excerpted from his book, The Expanding Circle: Ethics and Sociobiology Here we focus in particular on his discussion of the problem the prisoner's dilemma raises for egoists, and how reciprocal altruism provides a resolution to the dilemma. To support my on... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2020-Aug-31podcast image#359 Guy Madison: Gender Studies, and the Politics of Gender
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2020-Aug-31podcast image112 | Fyodor Urnov on Gene Editing, CRISPR, and Human Engineering
Not too long ago nobody carried a mobile phone; now almost everybody does. That’s the kind of rate of rapid progress we’re seeing with our ability to directly edit genomes. With the use of CRISPR-Cas9 and other techniques, gene editing is becoming commonplace. How does that work — and perhaps more importantly, how are we going to put it to use? Fyodor Urnov has worked in this area from i... (@seanmcarroll, 80 minutes)
2020-Aug-31podcast imageEp. 250: Simone Weil on Human Needs (Part Three)
Concluding on "The Needs of the Soul" from The Need for Roots (1943). This time we cover punishment, security, risk, private property, collective property, freedom of opinion, and truth. Start with part one or get the full, ad-free Citizen Edition. Supporting PEL will also get you access to our PEL Nightcaps End song: "Even Though the Darkest Clouds" by liar, flower. Mark interviewed KatieJane Gar... (@PartiallyExLife, 58 minutes)
2020-Aug-31podcast imagePodcast episode 8: Language as an institution – William Dwight Whitney
In this episode, we look first at the critiques of Schleicher’s “physical” and Steinthal’s “psychological” theory of language put forward by the American linguist William Dwight Whitney. We then turn to Whitney’s own conception of language as a “human institution”…Read more › (@hiphilangsci, 21 minutes)
2020-Aug-31podcast imageS02E07: The Lessons of Black Panther - Chloe Valdary
Chloe Valdary, Coleman Hughes, and Jay Shapiro consider the analogies and lessons of Marvel's Black Panther. Discussed in this episode: tensions with policing, Black Lives Matter, the original Black Panther movement of the 60's, the differing philosophies of Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, and the eternal task of the superhero to resist our darkest impulses.  This conversation was r... (@DilemmaPodcast, 103 minutes)
2020-Aug-31podcast imageEpisode 4: Divine Foreknowledge with Linda Zagzebski
In this episode, Linda Zagzebski explains the argument from God’s infallible foreknowledge to the conclusion that no one has free will. After discussing several responses to the argument, she then explains why this problem is interesting—whether one is a theist or not.Linda’s website: https://www.ou.edu/cas/philosophy/people... resources:Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, “Foreknowledge and Free... (@thefreewillshow, 45 minutes)
2020-Aug-31podcast imageSTM Podcast #65: Douglas Edwards - The Philosophy of Pro Wrestling
On episode 65, we welcome philosopher Douglas Edwards to discuss the similarities between the philosophical quest for truth and the search for the behind-the-scenes information about professional wrestling, how story-lines get entangled with reality, how the Montreal Screwjob affected the pro-wrestling industry, character development and how wrestlers’ identities often mimic our own hidden desires... (@seize_podcast, 82 minutes)
2020-Aug-30podcast imagePeter Singer, Biological Basis Of Ethics - Motivation And Reciprocal Altruism - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the contemporary Utilitarian philosopher, Peter Singer's essay The Biological Basis of Ethics, excerpted from his book, The Expanding Circle: Ethics and Sociobiology Here we focus in particular on his discussion of how perceived motivation plays a role in reciprocal altruism To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler ... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Aug-30podcast imageEp. 4 - Building (and Speaking) Bridges
Matthew Teichman, Ph.D of the University of Chicago discusses his varied background leading up to philosophy, his teaching methods for promoting philosophical engagement, and what can be done to build bridges between curious laypeople and academic philosophy through linguistics. (@out_tower, 58 minutes)
2020-Aug-30podcast imageLev Shestov: staying awake in the dark
Lev Shestov is one of the great forgotten modern philosophers, and now could be the time to rediscover him. His was a philosophy of hope in the face of hopelessness, and the parallels between his time and our own are compelling. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Aug-30podcast imageEpisode 86, Taoism (Part I - The Life of Lao Tzu)
There was once a wise farmer named Oliver who, enjoying the evening’s sun at the end of a summer’s day, watched on as one of his prized horses escaped from his farm. That evening, having heard the news, Jack and Andrew came to Oliver’s farm to express their sympathies. Oliver turned to his neighbours upon their arrival and said, “maybe.” The next day the horse returned, but brought with it six wil... (@ThePanpsycast, 51 minutes)
2020-Aug-29podcast imageAndrew Y. Lee Live!
Join me for a discussion with Andrew Y. Lee as we discuss mental qualities and the value of consciousness. Andrew’s website: https://www.andrewyuanlee.com (@onemorebrown, 122 minutes)
2020-Aug-28podcast imagePeter Singer, Biological Basis Of Ethics - Reciprocal Altruism As A Norm - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the contemporary Utilitarian philosopher, Peter Singer's essay The Biological Basis of Ethics, excerpted from his book, The Expanding Circle: Ethics and Sociobiology Here we focus in particular on his discussion about how reciprocal altruism functions as an ethical norm in many settings. He also engages in some speculation about how evolutionary developm... (@philosopher70, 11 minutes)
2020-Aug-28podcast imageHUMILIATION & FREEDOM
I refine my account of humiliation and develop a series of original arguments for the moral value of republican freedom based on it. (@PolPhilPod, 68 minutes)
2020-Aug-28podcast imagePhilip Goff and Bernardo Kastrup Live!
Join me for a discussion with Philip Goff and Bernardo Kastrup as we discuss panpsychism, analytic idealism, quantum mechanics, fine-tuning and a whole lot more! (@onemorebrown, 125 minutes)
2020-Aug-28podcast imageEV - 157 GPT-3 with Raphaël Millière
My guest this week is Raphaël Millière (@raphamilliere), a philosopher of mind and cognitive science at Columbia university’s Center for Science and Society. We discuss the new natural language processor GPT-3 and it's potential benefits and risks to various parts of society.Raphaël's website: http://raphaelmilliere.com/Convocation: GPT-3's Manifesto of Void ArtEditing by Lu Lyons, check out her a... (@ETVPod, 73 minutes)
2020-Aug-28podcast imageForrest Gump
The cows revisit 1994’s Best Picture winner, Forrest Gump. Is it a conservative agenda piece, portraying Forrest’s racial colorblindness as the envisioned end of racism in America, or is it a sober reflection on the history of violence and racism baked into contemporary America and American cinema? Is Jenny’s the story of an entire generation’s complex relationship with shifting power dynamics and... (@cowspod, 105 minutes)
2020-Aug-27podcast imagePeter Singer, Biological Basis Of Ethics - Kin Altruism And The Family - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the contemporary Utilitarian philosopher, Peter Singer's essay The Biological Basis of Ethics, excerpted from his book, The Expanding Circle: Ethics and Sociobiology Here we focus in particular on his discussion of altruistic behavior extended towards family members or "kin", the roles it plays in ethics, and speculations about the basis of kin altruism. ... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Aug-27podcast image#358 Michael McCullough: The Kindness of Strangers
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2020-Aug-27podcast image508: The Merits of Meritocracy
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/mer... For centuries, the promise of the “American Dream” has been that as long as someone buckles down and works hard, she can achieve her goals. In other words, we’ve perpetuated the meritocratic notion that the more effort one puts in and the more ability one possesses, the more success one can attain. But is this really the case? Given the hist... (@philtalkradio, 10 minutes)
2020-Aug-27podcast image"The End of Everything (Astrophysically Speaking)" with Dr Katie Mack
Throughout history philosophers, poets and explorers have been pondering upon and debating the question that what the long term future of our universe would be. The focus has been on two intriguing perspectives: would the universe continue to exist forever or would it end at some point in time in future. Modern scientists seem to be in agreement that in the distant future the world will end; our u... (@BTG_ie, 53 minutes)
2020-Aug-26podcast imageHeraclitus, Fragments - The Meaning of the Logos - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient pre-Socratic philosopher, Heraclitus of Ephesus (sometimes called "the obscure"). Here we focus in particular on those of his fragments which have to do with what he calls "the logos". 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.payp... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2020-Aug-26podcast imageShakespeare's Measure for Measure | The New Thinkery Ep. 5
Alex, David, and Greg are back again this week, but they leave the realm of hard philosophy books to tease out the underlying political philosophy in Shakespeare's lesser-known, but nevertheless important play, Measure for Measure. Listen in as they talk about everything from how Machiavelli influences Shakespeare to what the phrase "willy-nilly" actually means. (@thenewthinkery, 71 minutes)
2020-Aug-26podcast imageListener Qs 16
Thank you all so much for your support! Hope this hits the spot. Editing by Lu Lyons, check out her amazing podcast Filmed Live Musicals! http://www.filmedlivemusicals.com/podcas... 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://www.facebook.... (@0gPhilosophy, 46 minutes)
2020-Aug-26podcast imageEp.106 Kant Vs. Bentham Part 2
This week join Dr Mike as he gives a mad axeman Danny’s exact postal address and contact details, just in case. Listen carefully and take extensive notes as Mike and Danny consider what the untestable beliefs are that ground their understanding of reality. Do we have to assume an absolute judge in order to be good guys or can we work it out as we go along? Just how fast can nonsense travel on sti... (@PhilosophyWtf, 24 minutes)
2020-Aug-26podcast imageShould a COVID-19 vaccine be mandatory?
Before walking it back, Scott Morrison said he expected a COVID-19 vaccine "to be as mandatory as you can possibly make [it]". The Prime Minister thereby brought to the fore a series of complicated, but fundamental, ethical questions. (@RadioNational, 44 minutes)
2020-Aug-25podcast imageEpisode 195: Jesus on Trial (Dostoevsky's "The Brothers Karamazov")
David and Tamler dive into the most celebrated and philosophically rich scenes in Dostoevsky’s masterpiece "The Brothers Karamazov." Alyosha gets in the middle of a rock-fight, Ivan Karamazov makes a devastating moral case against God, and the Grand Inquisitor convicts Jesus Christ of heresy against the church. (Note: this segment is the second of an upcoming five episode VBW miniseries on The B... (@verybadwizards, 116 minutes)
2020-Aug-25podcast imageChris Matheson | Bill & Ted, God, Comedy, Buddhism, and Meaning
Today I'm joined by Chris Matheson...the creator of the hilarious Bill & Ted film series! Bill & Ted Face the Music: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1086064/ Chris's books: The Story of God (https://www.amazon.com/The-Story-of-God... The Buddha's Story (https://www.amazon.com/Buddhas-Story-Ch... and The Trouble with God (https://www.amazon.com/The-Trouble-with... My Stuff.... Bonus Feed ($5... (@philosophyguy2, 81 minutes)
2020-Aug-25podcast imageHeraclitus, Fragments - Fire, The Elements, And The Cosmos - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient pre-Socratic philosopher, Heraclitus of Ephesus (sometimes called "the obscure"). Here we focus in particular on those of his fragments which have to do with fire and the other three elements (air, water, earth), and with the ordering of cosmic processes To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If yo... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Aug-25podcast imageA World of Illusions | Jan Westerhoff
Oxford professor of Buddhist philosophy Jan Westerhoff breaks down illusions and dreams. (@IAI_TV, 17 minutes)
2020-Aug-25podcast imageS02E06: Illusionism Part 2 : Finding Each Other - Keith Frankish
In part 2 of this conversation, Keith Frankish and Jay talk about the implications of the illusionists view of mind and consciousness. They forecast the moral, social, and political fallout of a world which would embrace illusionism while lamenting the confused state of conversations being exported to the public on this subject. Jay recalls a depressing experience in Iceland with a Buddhist monk... (@DilemmaPodcast, 60 minutes)
2020-Aug-25podcast imagePhilosophy In Film - 027 - Infinity War
The Philosophy In Film podcast finally dips its toes into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with 2018's "Avengers: Infinity War". The discussion eventually finds its way to utilitarianism and deontology after the hosts address some listener feedback and share their recent experiences with Lambs Soapworks soaps. The conversation wraps up with theories as to how the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been ... (@PhilInFilm, 87 minutes)
2020-Aug-25podcast imageJane Heal
I ask the philosopher Jane Heal five questions about herself. Jane Heal is Professor in Philosophy Emerita at the University of Cambridge. She is the author of "Fact and Meaning" (1989) and "Mind, Meaning, and Imagination" (2003). (@KieranSetiya, 26 minutes)
2020-Aug-24podcast imageHeraclitus, Fragments - The Divine And The Human - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient pre-Socratic philosopher, Heraclitus of Ephesus (sometimes called "the obscure"). Here we focus in particular on those of his fragments which have to do with the divine (the daimon, theos, or Zeus in Greek) and its relations with the human. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to ma... (@philosopher70, 20 minutes)
2020-Aug-24podcast image#357 Elliott Sober: Group Selection, Altruism, and Multilevel Selection
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter SubscribeStar: https://www.subscribestar.com/the-dissen... PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter PayPal Subscription 1 Dollar: https://tinyurl.com/yb3acuuy PayPal Subscription 3 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ybn6bg9l PayPal Subscription 5 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ycmr9gpz PayPal Subscription 1... (@TheDissenterYT, 64 minutes)
2020-Aug-24podcast imageEp. 250: Simone Weil on Human Needs (Part Two)
Continuing on "The Needs of the Soul" from The Need for Roots (1943). We got started in part one with our need for order, and in this part we add liberty, obedience, responsibility, equality, hierarchy, and honor. We'll conclude with part 3, covering freedom of speech, punishment and more, but you needn't wait: Get the full, ad-free Citizen Edition now. and you'll also get our Nightcap recordings.... (@PartiallyExLife, 54 minutes)
2020-Aug-24podcast image111 | Nick Bostrom on Anthropic Selection and Living in a Simulation
Human civilization is only a few thousand years old (depending on how we count). So if civilization will ultimately last for millions of years, it could be considered surprising that we’ve found ourselves so early in history. Should we therefore predict that human civilization will probably disappear within a few thousand years? This “Doomsday Argument” shares a family resemblance to ideas used by... (@seanmcarroll, 81 minutes)
2020-Aug-24podcast imageSTM Podcast #64 Helen De Cruz - The Philosophy of Science and Awe
On episode 64, we welcome philosopher Helen De Cruz to discuss the politicization and polarization of scientific information, the necessity of cultivating awe for an open mind and scientific exploration, creating popular philosophy through fiction and non-fiction to reach a wider audience, new and potential technological innovations, and fostering awe through philosophy and science in film. Helen ... (@seize_podcast, 67 minutes)
2020-Aug-23podcast imageKwame Anthony Appiah on Cosmopolitanism
In the penultimate Vim Podcast episode, Justin and Zach do a book report. They read Kwame Anthony Appiah's 2006 book 'Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers'. Appiah is a British-Ghanaian political and moral philosopher at NYU and regularly writes for the NY Times. Justin and Zach attempt to unpack the philosophical content of the book. They discuss different types of cosmopolitanis... (@thevimblog, 86 minutes)
2020-Aug-23podcast imageEp. 13 - (ft.) David Papineau: Materialism and Consciousness
In this episode, I talk with David Papineau about his rejection of the Hard Problem of Consciousness, how dualism infects thinking about theory of mind, and how materialism is the best account of why we have experiences. Here's any links you'll need to dive deeper: https://iai.tv/articles/we-must-shed-our... https://www.davidpapineau.co.uk/unpublis... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ekMv... (@Jordan_C_Myers, 52 minutes)
2020-Aug-23podcast imageHeraclitus, Fragments - Strife, Opposition, And Harmony - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient pre-Socratic philosopher, Heraclitus of Ephesus (sometimes called "the obscure"). Here we focus in particular on those of his fragments which have to do with the war, strife, opposition, and harmony - a set of key ideas that run through his thought about the world, reality, and human beings To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon sit... (@philosopher70, 18 minutes)
2020-Aug-23podcast imageCrime and Punishment With Doug Husak
Who deserves to be punished? Should the State kill killers and rape rapists?  Should we abolish the police and the prison system?   Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/brainina... IMDB:  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt12490350/ (@JasonWerbeloff, 64 minutes)
2020-Aug-23podcast imageMoral grandstanding
Moral grandstanding is not a harmless pastime. It’s insidious and corrosive, eating away at the foundations of public discourse and deepening the divisions between us. But how to stop it? (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-Aug-23podcast imageEpisode 85, ‘How Male Privilege Hurts Women’ with Kate Manne (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Misogyny is the hatred of women, practiced only by a few bigoted men. A hatred, which is far from systemic. Sexual and domestic violence are at record lows and continue to decline. Women are entitled to equal pay, positions of power, and bodily autonomy, and these rights and liberties have been enshrined in law and accepted by the general population. Feminism is the rule, misogyny the exception: w... (@ThePanpsycast, 62 minutes)
2020-Aug-22podcast imagePlato, Republic Book 4 - Cardinal Virtues And Parts Of The Soul
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Plato's work, The Republic, in particular book 4. Specifically it examines the four "cardinal virtues" -- justice, wisdom, courage, and temperance -- and how they correlate with parts of the soul 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, 16 minutes)
2020-Aug-22podcast image500: (There's Still) Time for Summer Reading
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/tim... When John and Ken began shopping around their idea for a philosophy-on-the-radio show nearly 20 years ago, many believed it would never work, let alone stay on the air. Nearly two decades later, the program that questions everything (except your intelligence) has hit 500 episodes -- just in time for current co-hosts Josh and Ray to spend our... (@philtalkradio, 17 minutes)
2020-Aug-21podcast imagePEL Presents (sub)Text: Mastery and Repetition in "Groundhog Day"
When egotistical weatherman Phil Connors gets trapped in a time loop in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, he gets drunk, steals money, manipulates women, binges on breakfast food, plays God… and finally grows up. The story charts Phil’s development over the course of thousands of repeated February 2nds. Along the way, it raises questions about our own capacity for growth. How do we go about improving ou... (@PartiallyExLife, 61 minutes)
2020-Aug-21podcast imageEV - 156 Convergence vs. Consensus Liberalism with Marcus Schultz-Bergin
My guest this week is Marcus Schultz-Bergin (@schultzbergin), a teaching professor in philosophy at Cleveland State University who’s interests include ethics and political philosophy. Marcus is also a former colleague of mine from the Colorado State masters program. We discuss different kinds of Liberalism and what the view can still bring to the table.Marcus's Website: http://schultzbergin.xyz/Co... (@ETVPod, 67 minutes)
2020-Aug-20podcast imagePlato, Republic Book 4 - Ideal City And Parts Of The Soul
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Plato's work, The Republic, in particular book 4. Specifically it examines Plato's analogy between the ideal city and the human soul. Both the city and the soul turn out to have three main parts, each of which has its proper function. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd lik... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Aug-20podcast image#356 David Haig: Genetics, Development, and Intragenomic Conflict
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter SubscribeStar: https://www.subscribestar.com/the-dissen... PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter PayPal Subscription 1 Dollar: https://tinyurl.com/yb3acuuy PayPal Subscription 3 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ybn6bg9l PayPal Subscription 5 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ycmr9gpz PayPal Subscription 1... (@TheDissenterYT, 61 minutes)
2020-Aug-20podcast imageBeata Stawarska, "Saussure’s Linguistics, Structuralism, and Phenomenology: 'The Course in General Linguistics' after a Century (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020)
In Saussure’s Linguistics, Structuralism, and Phenomenology: The Course in General Linguistics after a Century (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020), Beata Stawarska guides us to consider Ferdinand de Saussure’s Course in General Linguistics anew. By delving into Saussure’s autograph notes, letters, and student lecture notes Stawarska reframes all of the hierarchical pairs promoted as part of his doctrine—th... (@NewBooksPhil, 62 minutes)
2020-Aug-19podcast imageKnowledge, Great Philosophers and Philosophy of Mind -with Barney Walker
This episode is an interview with Warwick Philosophy's Barney Walker. We discuss how his interest in philosophy began, what it is to be a good or even great philosopher, how the difference between knowledge and true belief matters and the subject matter of philosophy of mind.  Listen to this episode for an exploration of questions like: What is a great philosopher and who actually was one... (@RoomPhilosophy, 49 minutes)
2020-Aug-19podcast imageListener Qs 15
Thank you all so much for your support! Hope this hits the spot. Editing by Lu Lyons, check out her amazing podcast Filmed Live Musicals! http://www.filmedlivemusicals.com/podcas... 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://www.fa... (@0gPhilosophy, 36 minutes)
2020-Aug-19podcast imageEp. 105 Philosopher Cage Fight! Kant Vs. Bentham Part 1
Join Mike and Danny this week as they pull up at the traffic lights and start revving the engine to show off to their mates. Stick with them as the lights change, they drop the clutch, release the breaks and the philosophical wheels start to spin. Gaze on in uncritical adoration as they screech away burning philosophical rubber to play chicken with Kant and Bentham. Who will blink first, how far w... (@PhilosophyWtf, 21 minutes)
2020-Aug-19podcast imageWhat if COVID-19 doesn’t go away?
What if the hoped for COVID-19 vaccine is delayed by months – or years? Do we have the emotional and interpersonal resources to bear up under the strain? Alda Balthrop-Lewis joins Waleed Aly and Scott Stephens to discuss the habits and practices which might help us cultivate the kind of inner life, and life with others, that could see us through the pandemic. (@RadioNational, 46 minutes)
2020-Aug-18podcast imageA Political Mountain: Jumping Off Mount Stupid
For you and I who need a political humbling... Spoiler...you don't want to be on mount stupid. Research mentioned: https://www.nature.com/articles/srep3958... My Stuff.... Bonus Feed ($5 a month): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA All the Links You Need: https://linktr.ee/brendenweber (@philosophyguy2, 27 minutes)
2020-Aug-18podcast imagePanpsychism to the rescue | Philip Goff
Philip Goff asks whether panpsychism can solve philosophy's core problems. (@IAI_TV, 32 minutes)
2020-Aug-18podcast imageTom Baldwin
I ask the philosopher Tom Baldwin five questions about himself. Tom Baldwin has taught Philosophy at Cambridge University and the University of York (UK), where is now an emeritus Professor. His publications include "G. E. Moore" (1990) and "Contemporary Philosophy: Philosophy in English since 1945" (2001). From 2005 until 2015 he was editor of Mind. (@KieranSetiya, 27 minutes)
2020-Aug-17podcast imageReading Plato | The New Thinkery Ep. 4
Join Alex, David, and Greg as they discuss how to read Plato, perhaps the most influential philosopher in history, while also talking about the insights that are illuminated by their reading. Plus: Greg has a strange story about a cat and the guys answer mailbag questions. (@thenewthinkery, 70 minutes)
2020-Aug-17podcast imagePlato, Republic Book 4 - The Virtue Of Justice - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Plato's work, The Republic, in particular book 4. Specifically it examines his discussion of what the virtue of justice is and where it is situated within the ideal city and in the human soul. As it turns out, justice is different than the other three virtues - wisdom, courage, and temperance, in that it is located in the proper r... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Aug-17podcast image#355 Kay Holekamp: Hyenas, and the Evolution of General Intelligence
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2020-Aug-17podcast imageEp. 250: Simone Weil on Human Needs (Part One)
On "The Needs of the Soul" from The Need for Roots (1943) and "Meditation on Obedience and Liberty" (1937). What are our needs that should then drive what kind of society would be best for us? Weil says we need liberty yet obedience, equality yet hierarchy, security yet risk... and none of these words mean quite what you'd think. And to start off, why do the many obey the few? Don't wait for Part ... (@PartiallyExLife, 53 minutes)
2020-Aug-17podcast image110 | Neil Johnson on Complexity, Conflict, and Infodemiology
Physicists have traditionally simplified systems as much as possible, in order to shed light on fundamental properties. But small, simple parts build up into large, complex wholes. Are there new rules and laws of nature that apply specifically to the realm of complexity? This has been a popular question for a few decades now, and we have some answers but not as many as we would like. Neil Johnson ... (@seanmcarroll, 84 minutes)
2020-Aug-17podcast imageS02E05: Illusionism Part 1 : What Needs Explaining - Keith Frankish
“Illusionists deny that experiences have phenomenal properties and focus on explaining why they seem to have them” In part 1 of this 2 part interview Jay discusses what exactly is meant by this statement from renowned philosopher of mind and author Keith Frankish. What part of our conscious experience, if any, is real and demands an explanation? Does the idea of a philosophical zombie make any... (@DilemmaPodcast, 62 minutes)
2020-Aug-17podcast imageEp. 12 - (ft.) Bernardo Kastrup: Why Materialism Cannot Explain Consciousness
In this episode, I speak with Bernardo Kastrup, who holds a PhD in Philosophy and Computer Engineering, about the hard problem of consciousness, idealism, theory of mind, panpsychism, and why materialistic reductionism cannot account for the fact of conscious experience. Here's any links you'll need to dive deeper: https://www.bernardokastrup.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itSSn6jj.... (@Jordan_C_Myers, 60 minutes)
2020-Aug-17podcast imageEpisode 3: Logical Fatalism with Alicia Finch
In this episode, Alicia Finch explains an intriguing argument for logical fatalism—the view that the laws of logic preclude out having free will—as well as four types of response to the argument.Alicia’s website: https://www.aliciafinch.com/Recommended resources:Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, “Fatalism”: https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/fatal... you have a question you’d like us to answer ... (@thefreewillshow, 55 minutes)
2020-Aug-16podcast imageSTM Podcast #63: Alan Levinovitz - Natural: How Faith in Nature's Goodness Leads to Harmful Fads
On episode 63, we welcome author Alan Levinovitz to discuss the ways in which the words natural and unnatural have been used in popular culture, science, and religious ideologies; the importance of admitting and learning from mistakes; demagogy and how people fall for confidence; fostering healthier dialogue on social media; being right vs being kind; system one and system two thinking; our genera... (@seize_podcast, 64 minutes)
2020-Aug-16podcast imageEpisode 128: Melissa Fusco discusses free choice permission
One of the foundational ideas behind philosophical logic is that when you say something, that has further implications beyond the single thing you said. Like, if I think ‘every single frog is green’ and ‘Fran is a frog’, then I am committed to thinking that Fran is green. I don't have to have actually thought to myself or said out loud that Fran is green—I'm just required to believe that Fran is g... (@ElucidationsPod, 41 minutes)
2020-Aug-16podcast imageIs Cultural Relativism Racist? With Justin Kalef
Culturals groups have different beliefs about what is morally right and wrong. Does a tolerant outlook mean that we should accept these different beliefs as correct? What if those beliefs are discriminatory?    Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/brainina... IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt12490350/&n... Thumbnail Art: The Dinner Party by Sam Walsh (@JasonWerbeloff, 50 minutes)
2020-Aug-16podcast imageAI home devices: A feminist perspective
Smart home devices make life easier, and they're increasingly popular. But are they gender-neutral entities, or "smart wives"? (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-Aug-16podcast image451: Misogyny and Gender Inequality
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/mis... With the recent #MeToo viral campaign, along with the wave of prominent male figures toppled for being serial sexual harassers or worse, the topic of misogyny has come into sharp focus. But what exactly is misogyny? And how does it differ from sexism? What set of beliefs or attitudes makes someone a misogynist? And why does misogyny persist ... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2020-Aug-15podcast imageEpisode 85, ‘How Male Privilege Hurts Women’ with Kate Manne (Part I - Entitled)
Misogyny is the hatred of women, practiced only by a few bigoted men. A hatred, which is far from systemic. Sexual and domestic violence are at record lows and continue to decline. Women are entitled to equal pay, positions of power, and bodily autonomy, and these rights and liberties have been enshrined in law and accepted by the general population. Feminism is the rule, misogyny the exception: w... (@ThePanpsycast, 55 minutes)
2020-Aug-15podcast imagePlato, Republic Book 4 - The Virtue Of Temperance - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Plato's work, The Republic, in particular book 4. Specifically it examines his discussion of what the virtue of temperance is and where it is situated within the ideal city and in the human soul 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, 14 minutes)
2020-Aug-14podcast imagePlato, Republic Book 4 - The Virtue Of Courage - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Plato's work, The Republic, in particular book 4. Specifically it examines his discussion of what the virtue of courage is and where it is situated within the ideal city and in the human soul 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 ... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Aug-14podcast imageEp. 11 - (ft.) Russell Blackford: Philosophy's Future
In this episode, I speak with the Philosopher Russell Blackford about his edited book with Damien Broderick on the problems of philosophical progress, pop-philosophy, academic isolation, interdisciplinary work, and more. This was a wonderful insight on the niche details of the field, and will be of interest to both PhD's and fans of philosophy alike. Here's any links you'll need to dive deeper... (@Jordan_C_Myers, 69 minutes)
2020-Aug-14podcast imageArtificial Intelligence: Fascinating Opportunities & Emerging Challenges with Professor Bart Selman
Research and development in the field of Artificial Intelligence is progressing at an amazing pace. These developments are moving beyond simple applications such as machine vision, autonomous vehicles, natural language processing and medical diagnosis. Future AI systems will be able to use reasoning to make decisions; will employ innovative models of non-human intelligence; will augment human inte... (@BTG_ie, 53 minutes)
2020-Aug-14podcast imagePhilosophy In Film - 026 - Spirited Away
The Philosophy In Film podcast returns with Hayao Miyazaki's 2001 Anime blockbuster "Spirited Away". This installment of the show features a soap draft, a contract renewal for Intern Neil, the first appearance of the Listener Mailbag (sort of) and of course, a discussion of the philosophical themes examined within the movie, including the maturation and growth of the main character, consumerism, ... (@PhilInFilm, 80 minutes)
2020-Aug-14podcast imageEV - 155 Reviewing Cynical Theories with Sam Hoadley-Brill
My guest this week is Sam Hoadley-Brill (@deonteleologist), a grad student in philosophy at CUNY Graduate Center with interests in moral, social, and political philosophy. We discuss his forthcoming review of Cynical Theories by James Lindsay and Helen Pluckrose.Convocation: Terry PratchettHelen Longino "Cognitive and Non-Cognitive values in science": https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.100... Wy... (@ETVPod, 66 minutes)
2020-Aug-14podcast imageTitanic
The cows go back to Titanic and explore how Cameron weaves together themes of love, memory, duty, and class into a massive scale disaster flick. Is Titanic, which was at the time the most expensive and highest grossing movie ever, secretly an anti-capitalist propaganda piece? Or is it just the pinnacle of Hollywood bombast? Tune in to find out! (@cowspod, 58 minutes)
2020-Aug-13podcast image80 - Bias, Algorithms and Criminal Justice
Lots of algorithmic tools are now used to support decision-making in the criminal justice system. Many of them are criticised for being biased. What should be done about this? In this episode, I talk to Chelsea Barabas about this very question. Chelsea is a PhD candidate at MIT, where she examines the spread of algorithmic decision making tools in the US criminal legal system. She works with int... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Aug-13podcast imagePlato, Republic Book 4 - Injustice, Overreaching, And Faction - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Plato's work, The Republic, in particular book 4. Specifically it examines his discussion about how things go wrong in the human soul when the three parts Plato distinguishes - the rational part, the spirited part, and the appetitive part - are in disharmony with each other, producing the disorder and vice of injustice. To sup... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Aug-13podcast image#354 Agner Fog: Warlike and Peaceful Societies
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2020-Aug-13podcast imagePlato, Republic Book 4 - Happiness Of Citizens And The City - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Plato's work, The Republic, in particular book 4. Specifically it examines his discussion about the happiness of the citizens of his ideal city or political community. The goal is to produce happiness for all of the classes of the city, not just one class, and to do so by allowing them to express their natures through their distin... (@philosopher70, 18 minutes)
2020-Aug-12podcast imageOut of the Vat: Brian Glenney
We talk to Brian Glenney about perception, illusion and (literally) seeing the world through the eyes of another being… Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Aug-12podcast imageA Close Reading of Machiavelli's Prince Ch. 15 | The New Thinkery Ep. 3
As a follow up to the last episode of The New Thinkery, the guys look specifically at chapter 15 of Machiavelli's The Prince. Their close reading elucidates the world-historical shift Machiavelli initiated. Plus: David's hawk story from last week comes to a conclusion. (@thenewthinkery, 76 minutes)
2020-Aug-12podcast image0G115: Anathem and Polycosmic Protism, Part 3
The incantor chanting was successful! We've reached the timeline where we all survived Anathem and learned a valuable lesson about picking the right timeline. Thanks again to Noah for chanting us safely through and hope you enjoy this discussion of Polycosmic Platonism. Many Worlds Interpretation: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Many-world... Arbre to Earth Translations: https://anathem.fandom.co... (@0gPhilosophy, 45 minutes)
2020-Aug-12podcast imageEp. 3 - Emotional Transformation in the Pandemic
Professor of Philosophy Sara Protasi of the University of Puget Sound joins the show to discuss her article "Virtual Emotions in the Pandemic", exploring the unexpected ways our emotional expressions and values have been shaped by the COVID-19 crisis. (@out_tower, 34 minutes)
2020-Aug-12podcast imageOrdinary vices: Ingratitude
Many of us are prone to express our sense of having hardship inflicted upon us by the COVID-19 pandemic — only to be reminded that someone else, somewhere else, has it much worse than we do. Waleed Aly and Scott Stephens discuss when we are permitted to complain, without being guilty of ingratitude. (@RadioNational, 48 minutes)
2020-Aug-11podcast imageEpisode 194: God Has No Mother (with Chris Matheson)
David and Tamler welcome special guest Chris Matheson - co-writer of the "Bill and Ted" movies and author of "The Story of God" and "The Buddha’s Story" - to talk about religion, immortality, comedy, Freud, and why the secret ingredient to good satire is love. Plus David and Tamler do a conceptual analysis of stoner movies and discuss their favorites. Special Guest: Chris Matheson. (@verybadwizards, 114 minutes)
2020-Aug-11podcast imagePlato, Republic Book 4 - Distinguishing Parts Of The Soul - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Plato's work, The Republic, in particular book 4. Specifically it examines his argument about why there are three main parts to the human soul - the reasoning/rational part (logos), the passionate or spirited part (thumos), and the appetitive part (epithumia). To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.co... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Aug-11podcast imagePower and Philosophy: East vs West |Julian Baggini, Jamie Whyte, Vivienne Shue
Is the sun setting on Western ideas as well as Western economies? (@IAI_TV, 37 minutes)
2020-Aug-11podcast imageAlva Noë
I ask the philosopher Alva Noë five questions about himself. Alva Noë is an author and philosopher at the University of California, Berkeley. His writings include "Action in Perception" (2004), "Strange Tools" (2015), and "Infinite Baseball" (2019). (@KieranSetiya, 29 minutes)
2020-Aug-10podcast image#353 Guy Madison: The Psychology of Music
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2020-Aug-10podcast imageEp. 5 - Reflective Reasoning For Real People (Dissertation Defense Overview)
Welcome to Upon Reflection. In this episode, I review the major take-aways and findings from my dissertation titled, "Reflective Reasoning For Real People". I explain what cognitive scientists mean by terms like "reflective reasoning", how reflection is measured empirically, how reflection can either help or hinder our reasoning, how more reflective philosophers tend toward certain philosophical b... (@byrd_nick, 16 minutes)
2020-Aug-10podcast imageEp. 249: Dewey on Education and Thought (Part Two)
Continuing on John Dewey's Democracy and Education (1916) ch. 1, 2, 4, and 24 with guest Jonathan Haber. How is education different than mere conditioning, and how does it relate to habits and growth? We discuss how much of what Dewey recommends lines up with liberal education and multiculturalism. Also, can education change taste? Start with part one, or get the full, ad-free Citizen Edition, whi... (@PartiallyExLife, 72 minutes)
2020-Aug-10podcast imageEpicurus, Principal Doctrines - The Value Of Friendship - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient hedonist philosopher Epicurus' Principal Doctrines (as well as the Letter to Menoecius and the Vatican Sayings) Specifically it examines his discussion of Friendship, which he considers not only to be useful in terms of providing security from pains and fears, and to be useful for providing pleasure -- but also in some cases a good valuable fo... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2020-Aug-10podcast image109 | Jason Torchinsky on Our Self-Driving Future
It’s easy to foresee that technological progress will change how we live; it’s much harder to anticipate exactly how. Self-driving cars represent an enormous technological challenge, but one that is plausibly on the way to being solved. What will be the unanticipated consequences when autonomous vehicles become commonplace? Jason Torchinsky is a fan of technology, but also a fan of driving, and hi... (@seanmcarroll, 78 minutes)
2020-Aug-10podcast imageDavid Livingstone Smith, "On Inhumanity: Dehumanization and How to Resist It" (Oxford UP 2020)
The phenomenon of dehumanization is associated with such atrocities as the 1994 genocide in Rwanda and the Holocaust in World War II. In these and other cases, people are described in ways that imply that they are less than fully human as a prelude to committing extreme forms of violence against them. In On Inhumanity: Dehumanization and How to Resist It (Oxford University Press, 2020), David Li... (@NewBooksPhil, 68 minutes)
2020-Aug-10podcast imageEpicurus, Principal Doctrines - Nature And Usefulness Of Justice - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient hedonist philosopher Epicurus' Principal Doctrines (as well as the Letter to Menoecius and the Vatican Sayings) Specifically it examines his discussion of the nature and the usefulness of Justice for 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, y... (@philosopher70, 11 minutes)
2020-Aug-09podcast image“Is a Universal Basic Income too Utopian to Work?”
An encore episode from 2017 as Jack visits with Rutger Bregman. (@whyradioshow, 75 minutes)
2020-Aug-09podcast image507: Can Streets Disciminate?
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/can-streets... City streets play an important role in our everyday lives. We commute to work, walk our dogs, meet our friends, and stage protests on city streets. In theory, streets are open for anyone to physically access. But do streets, by their design, actually discriminate against certain people? If so, who has less access to city streets? Is the desi... (@philtalkradio, 10 minutes)
2020-Aug-09podcast imageSTM Podcast #62: Sulaiman Jenkins Talks Life is Raw, Napoleon, 2Pac, Outlawz
On episode 62, we welcome back author Sulaiman Jenkins to discuss his new book, Life is Raw: The Story of a Reformed Outlaw, 2Pac’s transition from loving everyone to becoming wary, Napoleon's journey from rags to riches, alcoholism and why people remain addicts, how trauma makes it difficult to accept and trust love, Islam’s influence on Napleon’s beliefs about the world and his relationships, an... (@seize_podcast, 62 minutes)
2020-Aug-09podcast imageThe Three Types of Trump Supporters
Part 3 of the discussion of the new guide for talking to Trump supporters (and the antepenultimate Vim Podcast episode ever!). Dylan and Zach consider how to divide Trump supporters into different types. Then they discuss three types, the “true believer,” the partisan,” and the “fence-sitter.” How should you engage with them? Read the article: https://thevimblog.com/2020/02/02/a-guid... ... (@thevimblog, 56 minutes)
2020-Aug-09podcast imageWhat is Love? With Raja Halwani
Is love everlasting? Can we love more than one person at the same time?   Do we choose our lovers for the wrong reasons? http://rajasmusingsconfusings.blogspot.c... Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/brainina... IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt12490350/&n... Thumbnail Art: The Lovers by Rene Magritte (@JasonWerbeloff, 65 minutes)
2020-Aug-09podcast imageInhumanity
Our capacity to do terrible things to each other seems boundless. But we'd find it a lot more difficult without recourse to a neat conceptual trick: dehumanisation. (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-Aug-09podcast imageEpisode 84, The Patricia Churchland Interview (Part II - The Conscience)
Introduction Resting on our shoulders is the most complex object in the known universe: 86 billion neurons, each connected to 10,000 others. From Plato to Descartes, to the modern-day, philosophers have largely been ignorant of the workings of the brain, despite many questions in philosophy seeming to be intimately linked with its nature. Questions like: What are the origins of our moral intuition... (@ThePanpsycast, 55 minutes)
2020-Aug-07podcast imageEpicurus, Principal Doctrines - Two Sources Of Groundless Fears - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient hedonist philosopher Epicurus' Principal Doctrines (as well as the Letter to Menoecius and the Vatican Sayings) Specifically it examines his discussion of two sources of what he determines to be "groundless" fears for human beings -- the wrath, envy, or favoritism on the part of the gods; and suffering Death To support my ongoing work, go... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2020-Aug-07podcast imageEV - 154 Better know Richard Rorty with Adrian Rutt
My guest this week is Adrian Rutt adjunct at Cleveland state, editor at Liberal Currents, and the manager of the Rorty Stan Account on twitter (@Adrian_Rutt). Adrian helps me to better understand Richard Rorty and his roll in all of this ::gestures wildly at the culture war::Convocation: Richard RortyEditing by Callie WrightMusic by GW RodriguezSibling Pod Philosophers in Space: https://0gphilosop... (@ETVPod)
2020-Aug-07podcast imageNihilism; It Lurks Within All Of Us
How should we understand nihilism? And why does it matter? My Stuff.... Bonus Feed ($5 a month): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA All the Links You Need: https://linktr.ee/brendenweber (@philosophyguy2, 28 minutes)
2020-Aug-06podcast imageEpicurus, Principal Doctrines - Three Types Of Desires - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient hedonist philosopher Epicurus' Principal Doctrines (as well as the Letter to Menoecius and the Vatican Sayings) Specifically it examines his discussion of three types of desires: natural and necessary desires; natural but not necessary desires; and desires that are neither natural nor necessary, but based on "groundless opinion" To supp... (@philosopher70, 19 minutes)
2020-Aug-06podcast imageEpicurus, Principal Doctrines - Mental And Bodily Pleasures - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient hedonist philosopher Epicurus' Principal Doctrines (as well as the Letter to Menoecius and the Vatican Sayings) Specifically it examines his discussion on the difference between mental and bodily pleasures, and the superiority of mental pleasures to bodily ones. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler ... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Aug-06podcast image#352 Marco Del Giudice: The Evolutionary Psychology of Gender Differences (Part 2)
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2020-Aug-06podcast imageS02E04: History Rhymes - Uyghur Genocide - Rahima Mahmut
An urgent episode about a genocide unfolding in China. Rahima Mahmut is the U.K. Project Director, World Uyghur Congress. https://www.uyghurcongress.org/en/ Crowdfunding link here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/stop-Uyghur-g... www.stopuyghurgenocide.org.uk Study about the global supply chains stained with Uyghur slave labor: Uyghurs for Sale  https://www.aspi.org.au/report/uyg... PBS’... (@DilemmaPodcast, 73 minutes)
2020-Aug-05podcast imageS02E03: Virtual Afterlives - Candi Cann
Are virtual worlds any different than real worlds? A mother is reunited with her deceased daughter in virtual reality for a South Korean TV show. Jay Shapiro speaks with Associate Professor and author Candi Cann about the ways in which technology is intersecting with death and grief rituals. Professor Cann's book on the subject is available here. Find a bonus conversation with Adelle Archer,... (@DilemmaPodcast, 54 minutes)
2020-Aug-05podcast imageMachiavelli's The Prince and Modernity | The New Thinkery Ep. 2
Join Alex, David, and Greg as they dive into one of the most infamous and polarizing books in political philosophy, Machiavelli's The Prince. The guys introduce the book and break down its most important points while connecting its wisdom to modernity. Plus: David has a short story to tell about a hawk. (@thenewthinkery, 67 minutes)
2020-Aug-05podcast image79 - Is There A Techno-Responsibility Gap?
 What happens if an autonomous machine does something wrong? Who, if anyone, should be held responsible for the machine's actions? That's the topic I discuss in this episode with Daniel Tigard. Daniel Tigard is a Senior Research Associate in the Institute for History & Ethics of Medicine, at the Technical University of Munich. His current work addresses issues of moral responsibility in e... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Aug-05podcast image0G114: Anathem and the Linguistic Turn, Part 2
The epic longnwalkin continues with Anthem part two! We cross Arbre and 120 years of philosophical history at the same time. I do my best to explain how philosophy got really obsessed with language for a few decades in the early 1900's and now philosophy is healing. Arbre seems to have never escaped the linguistic turn and that fact explains so much of the subtext of the Mathic world. Hope this he... (@0gPhilosophy, 52 minutes)
2020-Aug-05podcast imageWhat is the “value” of philosophy?
The fee changes to university degrees announced by the federal government are designed to produce “job ready graduates” by funnelling students into “job-relevant” courses — but at the expense of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Professor Moira Gatens joins Waleed Aly and Scott Stephens to discuss what society loses when philosophy is devalued. (@RadioNational, 46 minutes)
2020-Aug-04podcast imageTruth and Scientific Progress | Nancy Cartwright
Philosopher of Science Nancy Cartwright discusses the role of authority within science. (@IAI_TV, 24 minutes)
2020-Aug-04podcast imageHelen Steward
I ask the philosopher Helen Steward five questions about herself. Helen Steward is Professor of the Philosophy of Mind and Action at the University of Leeds. She is the author of two books: "The Ontology of Mind" (1997) and "A Metaphysics for Freedom" (2012). (@KieranSetiya, 25 minutes)
2020-Aug-03podcast image#351 H. Clark Barrett: Consciousness, Moral Judgment, and Cross-cultural Studies
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2020-Aug-03podcast imageEpicurus, Principal Doctrines - Moving And Static Pleasures - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient hedonist philosopher Epicurus' Principal Doctrines (as well as the Letter to Menoecius and the Vatican Sayings) Specifically it examines his discussion of two distinct sorts of pleasures -- moving or kinetic pleasures, caused by some sort of change on the part of the one experiencing it (e.g. drinking wine), and static pleasures, consisting in... (@philosopher70, 9 minutes)
2020-Aug-03podcast image108 | Carl Bergstrom on Information, Disinformation, and Bullshit
We are living, in case you haven’t noticed, in a world full of bullshit. It’s hard to say whether the amount is truly increasing, but it seems that everywhere you look someone is trying to convince you of something, regardless of whether that something is actually true. Where is this bullshit coming from, how is it disseminated, and what can we do about it? Carl Bergstrom studies information in th... (@seanmcarroll, 84 minutes)
2020-Aug-03podcast imageSTM Podcast #61: Armand D'Angour - What Socrates Has to Teach Us About Love
On episode 61, we welcome philosopher Armand D’Angour to discuss the human side of Socrates, his love life and the ancient Greek conception of love, how patriarchal dominance precluded heterosexual romance, our persistent need to idealize great, historical figures, the benefits of Socratic dialogue in philosophy and psychotherapy, and why wisdom equates with the maintenance of an open mind. Armand... (@seize_podcast, 57 minutes)
2020-Aug-02podcast imageEp. 249: Dewey on Education and Thought (Part One)
On John Dewey's How We Think (1910) ch. 1 and Democracy and Education (1916) ch. 1, 2, 4, and 24. What model of human nature should serve as the basis for education policy? Dewey sees learning as growth, and the point of education as to enable indefinite growth. With guest Jonathan Haber. Don't wait for part two; get the full, ad-free Citizen Edition now. Please support PEL! Sponsors: Visit SJC.ed... (@PartiallyExLife, 52 minutes)
2020-Aug-02podcast imageEpicurus, Principal Doctrines - Epicurean Practical Reasoning - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient hedonist philosopher Epicurus' Principal Doctrines (as well as the Letter to Menoecius and the Vatican Sayings) Specifically it examines his conception of practical reasoning, involving prudential determination of the values of pleasures and pains against each other. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadl... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Aug-02podcast imageAre You Evil?
Is it wrong to root for the bad guy in a horror movie? Is evil a matter of who you are or what you do? What makes an action supremely evil? Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/brainina... IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt12490350/&n... Thumbnail Art: The number of the beast is 666 by William Blake (@JasonWerbeloff, 58 minutes)
2020-Aug-02podcast imageWhat are we doing when we argue?
Argument and debate don’t need to be blood sports. Done properly, argument can be about beneficial mutual exchange and trust. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Aug-02podcast imageEpisode 84, The Patricia Churchland Interview (Part I - The Hornswoggle Problem)
Introduction Resting on our shoulders is the most complex object in the known universe: 86 billion neurons, each connected to 10,000 others. From Plato to Descartes, to the modern-day, philosophers have largely been ignorant of the workings of the brain, despite many questions in philosophy seeming to be intimately linked with its nature. Questions like: What are the origins of our moral intuition... (@ThePanpsycast, 58 minutes)
2020-Aug-02podcast image449: James Baldwin and Social Justice
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/james-baldw... Sometimes, we struggle to tell the truth -- especially when it's the truth about ourselves. Why did James Baldwin, a prominent Civil Rights-era intellectual and novelist, believe that telling the truth about ourselves is not only difficult but can also be dangerous? How can truth deeply unsettle our assumptions about ourselves and our relati... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2020-Aug-01podcast imageBo Mou, "Philosophy of Language, Chinese Language, Chinese Philosophy" (Brill, 2018)
Contributors to Philosophy of Language, Chinese Language, Chinese Philosophy, edited by Bo Mou, professor of philosophy at the San Jose State University, bring together work on the syntax and semantics of the Chinese language with philosophy of language, from the classical Chinese and contemporary analytic Anglophone traditions. The result is an anthology which explores what Mou calls “the constru... (@NewBooksPhil, 93 minutes)
2020-Aug-01podcast imageEpicurus, Principal Doctrines - Pleasure, Prudence, And Justice - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient hedonist philosopher Epicurus' Principal Doctrines (as well as the Letter to Menoecius and the Vatican Sayings) Specifically it examines his discussion about the relationship between living pleasantly, living justly, and living prudently. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make... (@philosopher70, 10 minutes)
2020-Aug-01podcast imagePhilosophy In Film - 025 - Lost Highway
The Philosophy In Film crew starts its second season with David Lynch's "Lost Highway" from 1997. After 6 weeks of Alien movies, all three hosts breathe a little easier, despite the heat wave and lack of air conditioning. the Producers Notes segment exposes some trade secrets and proposed changes, before a discussion of Psychogenic fugue, disassociation disorder, the effect of trauma and the dif... (@PhilInFilm, 80 minutes)
2020-Jul-31podcast imageGabriel Marcel, On The Ontological Mystery - Despair, Betrayal, And Suicide - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher, playwright, and musician, Gabriel Marcel's essay Concrete Approaches to Investigating the Ontological Mystery. Specifically it examines his discussion of despair, betrayal, and even suicide as human possibilities that need to be taken into consideration. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2020-Jul-31podcast imageEV - 153 Filial Piety and Abuse with Janelle Shiroshita-Wawrzyniak
My guest this week is Janelle Shiroshita-Wawrzyniak. We discuss Confucian views about filial piety and what that virtue means for people who come from abusive households.Convocation: Joshua Ray DerkeEditing by Brian ZiegenhagenMusic by GW RodriguezSibling Pod Philosophers in Space: https://0gphilosophy.libsyn.com/Support us at Patreon.com/EmbraceTheVoidIf you enjoy the show, please Like and Review... (@ETVPod, 70 minutes)
2020-Jul-31podcast image018 – Sunbathing
What's that burning smell? The BBQ or your shoulders? Elena and Ian delve into the history, and often dubious science, of sunbathing and find scouts, hats, and granola along the way. 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 Apple Podcasts too. And if you want to get in touch with us, you can do that... (@wondercupboard, 56 minutes)
2020-Jul-31podcast imageVampire's Kiss / The Assistant
The two cows journey into the madness of toxic masculinity, pairing the madcap Nicolas Cage classic “Vampire’s Kiss” with the recent Kitty Green masterpiece, “The Assistant.” How do artists use hyper-realism and non-realist expressionism to depict challenging and often elusive problems? What is the significance of using vampirism as the framing device to portray workplace misogyny? And how can we ... (@cowspod, 55 minutes)
2020-Jul-30podcast imageGabriel Marcel, On The Ontological Mystery - The Mystery Of Hope
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher, playwright, and musician, Gabriel Marcel's essay Concrete Approaches to Investigating the Ontological Mystery. Specifically it examines his discussion of hope, which stresses that it this state or act is something active, and which connects us to ourselves, others, and the world. Hope has conative and cognitive as well as af... (@philosopher70, 18 minutes)
2020-Jul-29podcast imageGabriel Marcel, On The Ontological Mystery - Examples Of Mysteries - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher, playwright, and musician, Gabriel Marcel's essay Concrete Approaches to Investigating the Ontological Mystery. Specifically it examines the examples of mysteries that he provides in that essay. These include: knowledge, the union of the body and the mind, death, hope, being, evil, value, and encounter. To support my on... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2020-Jul-29podcast imageTimothy Williamson on Relativism and Vagueness | Episode 8
Professor Timothy Williamson is one of the most important philosophers alive. He is the Wykeham Professor of Logic at the University of Oxford, a position that he has been holding since 2000. His groundbreaking work in the areas of philosophical logic, philosophy of language, epistemology and metaphysics has shaped many of the contemporary debates. Today I’m joined by him to discuss Relativism abo... (@tedynenu, 71 minutes)
2020-Jul-29podcast image0G113: Anathem and Platonism, Part 1
Pod-Apert has finally arrived! Throw open the doors of the RSS feed and let some causal wisdom trickle down the wick. We're doing a three part journey though Neal Stephenson's Anathem, and we're joined by the Grandfraa Jad to my Fraa Erasmus, Noah Lugeons! This is by far the most requested pairing of material and guest we've ever had, and there's no question why. This is what this show was built f... (@0gPhilosophy, 44 minutes)
2020-Jul-29podcast imageIs there a moral imperative to wear masks?
The COVID-19 pandemic presents us with an all-too concrete situation in which seemingly minor, individual actions can have dire consequences for thousands of others. Is the pandemic an extreme situation that makes unusual demands of us, or does it simply make visible the kinds of moral demands which are upon us even in more 'normal' times? (@RadioNational, 50 minutes)
2020-Jul-29podcast imageEpisode 2: Fatalism, Foreknowledge, and Determinism with John Martin Fischer
In this episode, John Martin Fischer explains three potential threats to our having free will in the sense of having the freedom to do otherwise than what we actually do: the threats from logical fatalism, divine foreknowledge, and causal determinism. John ends by giving a teaser for an alternative conception of free will.John Martin Fischer’s website: https://alaw003.wixsite.com/johnmartinfi... r... (@thefreewillshow, 51 minutes)
2020-Jul-28podcast imageEpisode 1: An Introduction to Free Will
In this episode, cohosts Taylor Cyr and Matt Flummer present an introduction to the philosophy of free will, including a discussion of differing conceptions of free will, how free will is related to moral responsibility, and why it matters if we have free will.Recommended resources:Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, “Free Will”: https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/freew... study by psychologists ... (@thefreewillshow, 40 minutes)
2020-Jul-28podcast imageGabriel Marcel, On The Ontological Mystery - Meta-Problem And Mystery - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher, playwright, and musician, Gabriel Marcel's essay Concrete Approaches to Investigating the Ontological Mystery. Specifically it examines his distinction between a problem and a mystery. The latter is a meta-problematic, and involves the subject engaging with the problem in it in some way. To support my ongoing work, go ... (@philosopher70, 20 minutes)
2020-Jul-28podcast imageHumanity's Distant Future | Anders Sandberg
Fellow at Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute Anders Sandberg investigates the road we must take to reach the mind-boggling possibilities and of a transhuman future. (@IAI_TV, 18 minutes)
2020-Jul-28podcast imageRichard Holton
I ask the philosopher Richard Holton five questions about himself. Richard Holton is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge and the author of "Willing, Wanting, Waiting" (2006). (@KieranSetiya, 25 minutes)
2020-Jul-27podcast imageEpisode 0: Introduction to the Free Will Show
In this episode, cohosts Taylor Cyr and Matt Flummer introduce themselves and this podcast. Along the way they discuss what the discipline of philosophy is and why they’re making this podcast.Taylor’s website: taylorwcyr.comMatt’s website: matthewflummer.weebly.com/Also, Matt forgot to mention the name of his college: Porterville CollegeIf you have a question you’d like us to answer in our Q&A... (@thefreewillshow, 39 minutes)
2020-Jul-27podcast image78 - Humans and Robots: Ethics, Agency and Anthropomorphism
   Are robots like humans? Are they agents? Can we have relationships with them? These are just some of the questions I explore with today's guest, Sven Nyholm. Sven is an assistant professor of philosophy at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. His research focuses on ethics, particularly the ethics of technology. He is a friend of the show, having appeared twice before. In this epis... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Jul-27podcast imageThe Shadow: Know Yourself by Knowing Your Lurking Darkness
Understanding Carl Jung's concept of The Shadow...Have you ever wondered, how well do you really know yourself? As Plato once said, “know thyself.” But why? My Stuff.... Bonus Feed ($5 a month): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA All the Links You Need: https://linktr.ee/brendenweber (@philosophyguy2, 26 minutes)
2020-Jul-27podcast image#350 Julian De Freitas: The Self, Morality, And Common Knowledge
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter SubscribeStar: https://www.subscribestar.com/the-dissen... PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter PayPal Subscription 1 Dollar: https://tinyurl.com/yb3acuuy PayPal Subscription 3 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ybn6bg9l PayPal Subscription 5 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ycmr9gpz PayPal Subscription 1... (@TheDissenterYT, 49 minutes)
2020-Jul-27podcast imageEp. 248: Racism and Policing (Al-Saji, Merleau-Ponty, et al) (Part Two)
Continuing on Alia Al-Saji’s “A Phenomenology of Hesitation” (2014) and other things with guest Phil Hopkins. Can we restructure our (and the police's) reactions and live with each other? We further explore the psychology of habit and Al-Saji's notion of hesitation. How does it compare to other types of heistation recommended by philosophies and religions? Start with part one, or get the full, ad... (@PartiallyExLife, 71 minutes)
2020-Jul-27podcast image107 | Russ Shafer-Landau on the Reality of Morality
Despite occasional and important disagreements, most people are in rough agreement about what it means to be moral, to do the right thing. There’s much less agreement about why we should be moral, or even what kind of answer to that question could be convincing. Philosopher Russ Shafer-Landau is one of the leading proponents of moral realism — the view that objective moral trut... (@seanmcarroll, 91 minutes)
2020-Jul-27podcast imageAverroes and al-Ghazali | The New Thinkery Ep. 1
In the inaugural episode of The New Thinkery, join the guys as they analyze Averroes' Decisive Treatise and al-Ghazali's Decisive Criterion. Their readings of these great works of medieval Islamic philosophy illuminate the relationship between reason and revelation. If you enjoyed the decisive treatise, check out Charles Butterworth's excellent translation, which contains a very insightful introd... (@thenewthinkery, 67 minutes)
2020-Jul-26podcast imageShorts - E31: The Two Cultures
The value of history is that one has the chance to make sense of their present circumstances. How did we get to now? Can we come up with the best solutions to our problems if we think we understand how those problems arose in the first place? Fingers crossed. In 1959, author and scientist, C.P. Snow, gave a lecture on what he saw as a problem in the West. Two intellectual and influential cu... (@dawdlerspodcast, 27 minutes)
2020-Jul-26podcast imageSTM Podcast #60: David Livingstone Smith - Dehumanization and How to Resist It
On episode 60, we welcome philosopher David Livingstone Smith to discuss the sources and consequences of dehumanization, including its historical manifestations and the psychological needs and drives that foster it; the role that the philosophy of essentialism plays in racism; how categorization and hierarchical thinking contribute to brutality; the evolution of agreeableness and the ways in which... (@seize_podcast, 73 minutes)
2020-Jul-26podcast imagePandemicast III: How to Wear a Mask
Zach and Gabe speak ‘moistly’ to each other about the state of the coronavirus pandemic. They start with some regional issues. Why is the USA such a horror show and what should Americans learn from that fact? Then they discuss mask wearing. Where and when should you wear one? What should we make of the anti-maskers? They end with some discussion of Gabe’s article about the ‘stay home’ mandates. ... (@thevimblog, 89 minutes)
2020-Jul-26podcast imageWhat's Wrong with Moral Grandstanding? With Brandon Warmke
What do Greta Thunberg, #BLM and #Metoo have in common? Are these moralising quests to end climate change, racism and sexism motivated by the will to do good, or merely the will to look good?   Grandstanding: The Use and Abuse of Moral Talk https://www.amazon.com/Grandstanding-Use...    Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/brainina... IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/titl... (@JasonWerbeloff, 63 minutes)
2020-Jul-26podcast imageNihilism and utopia
COVID-19 has exposed a streak of nihilism in 21st century capitalist societies. How do we move forward without succumbing to despair on one hand, or utopian thinking on the other? (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-Jul-26podcast imageEpisode 83, The David Chalmers Interview (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Introduction The hard problem of consciousness is the problem of experience. How do 100 billion neurons come together to bring about a unified, conscious mind, and the rich tapestry of qualities that make up our world? This might be the most difficult problem in philosophy and science. No matter how rich our description of the brain, it seems that we’ll still be left with this same question: where... (@ThePanpsycast, 54 minutes)
2020-Jul-26podcast imageHoP 354 - Greed is Good - Economics in the Italian Renaissance
Leon Battista Alberti, Benedetto Cotrugli, and Poggio Bracciolini grapple with the moral and conceptual problems raised by the prospect of people getting filthy rich. (@HistPhilosophy, 26 minutes)
2020-Jul-26podcast imageGabriel Marcel, On The Ontological Mystery - Problems, Techniques, And Technology
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher, playwright, and musician, Gabriel Marcel's essay Concrete Approaches to Investigating the Ontological Mystery. Specifically it examines his discussion of the interrelation between what he calls "problems" (as distinguished from mysteries), the range of techniques, and technology. To support my ongoing work, go to my Pa... (@philosopher70, 21 minutes)
2020-Jul-25podcast imageEV - 152 Criminal justice reform with Barry Lam
My guest this week is Barry Lam (@ProfBarryLam), host of Hi-Phi Nation (@HiPhiNation). We discuss philosophy of justice and his recent coverage of criminal justice reform.Hi-Phi Nation: https://hiphination.org/Convocation: Jindrich Styrsky, Emilie přichází ke mně ve snuEditing by Brian ZiegenhagenMusic by GW RodriguezSibling Pod Philosophers in Space: https://0gphilosophy.libsyn.com/Support us at ... (@ETVPod, 70 minutes)
2020-Jul-24podcast imageGabriel Marcel, On The Ontological Mystery - Mistaken Attitudes Towards The Ontological Need
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher, playwright, and musician, Gabriel Marcel's essay Concrete Approaches to Investigating the Ontological Mystery. Specifically it examines his discussion of what he calls the ontological need or exigency, and what stands in the way of understanding and approaching this. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - ww... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2020-Jul-24podcast image506: The Ethical Jerk
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/ethical-jer... Ethics philosophers are more ethical than the average person — right? Well, maybe not. Studies show that philosophy professors are just as biased as the rest of us, and no more generous in their charitable giving. So does that mean they’re not any more ethical too? What’s the point of doing moral philosophy if it’s not to make ourselves more... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2020-Jul-24podcast imageEp89 - BC17 - Education and Gender
After a long hiatus, we're back to release this short, breadcrumb episode, number 89, with Dr. Jane Roland Martin on Education and Gender. Dr. Martin has been a prolific author on the philosophy of education, and in this short episode, explains some of her thinking about past figures in that area, who excluded some things that need to be taught to everyone, and considered their narrower visions th... (@PhilosophyBB, 13 minutes)
2020-Jul-23podcast imageGabriel Marcel, On The Ontological Mystery - A Functionalized World And Persons - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher, playwright, and musician, Gabriel Marcel's essay Concrete Approaches to Investigating the Ontological Mystery. Specifically it examines his discussion of the reduction of human beings to vital, psychological, and social functions. He also connects this to a world understood in terms of problems, with no room maintained for m... (@philosopher70, 22 minutes)
2020-Jul-22podcast imageImmanuel Kant, Groundwork - Means, Ends, & Value - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 18th century philosopher Immanuel Kant's work of ethics, The Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals. Specifically it examines his discussion about means, ends, and the human capacity to will, i.e. to set itself ends and to determine means to those ends. Examining how we value means and ends helps us to understand what sort of value a person has (or... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Jul-22podcast image0G112: Psychopass and Freewill QnA
Well, as a result of our near pitch black psychopasses, we've both been pressed into service by the AI sovereign to continue to talk about free will for all eternity. We got some great questions from folks about the relationship between free will and the justice system that pair nicely with the virtue ethics version of Minority Report. Dennett on Free Will as Moral Competence: https://www.youtube.... (@0gPhilosophy, 46 minutes)
2020-Jul-22podcast imageIs COVID-19 the end of globalisation?
COVID-19 has reversed the dynamics and inner-logic of globalisation. As we begin imagining a world after COVID-19, will things go back to “normal”? Should things go back to “normal” (@RadioNational, 45 minutes)
2020-Jul-21podcast imageOut of the Vat: Richard Ashcroft
Richard Ashcroft discusses his recent work on utopias, his love of trains, and 'the other Richard Ashcroft'… Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Jul-21podcast imageEpisode 193: Free Wanting (Frankfurt's "Freedom of the Will and the Concept of a Person")
David and Tamler want to go old school and discuss a classic Frankfurt paper on free will. But do they want to want that? Are they free to want what they want to want? Are they free to will what they want to will or to have the will they want? And if that’s not Dr. Seuss enough for you, shouting “FUCK” increases pain tolerance but what about shouting “TWIZPIPE”? (@verybadwizards, 88 minutes)
2020-Jul-21podcast imageImmanuel Kant, Groundwork - Universal Rules And Exceptions - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 18th century philosopher Immanuel Kant's work of ethics, The Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals. Specifically it examines his discussion about how people who recognize that moral rules must be articulated as universal laws binding on everyone nevertheless manage to make exceptions for themselves, by construing the rules as general rather than un... (@philosopher70, 9 minutes)
2020-Jul-21podcast imageEpiphanies, Experiences, and Ethics | Sophie-Grace Chappell
Sophie Grace Chappell argues her case against systematic thought and for epiphanies as moments of truth. (@IAI_TV, 39 minutes)
2020-Jul-21podcast imageJennifer Hornsby
I ask the philosopher Jennifer Hornsby five questions about herself. Jennifer Hornsby is Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck, University of London. She is the author of "Actions" (1980) and "Simple Mindedness: In Defense of Naive Naturalism in the Philosophy of Mind" (2001). (@KieranSetiya, 24 minutes)
2020-Jul-20podcast image#349 Jean-François Bonnefon: Morality, Machine Behavior, And Moral Machines
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter SubscribeStar: https://www.subscribestar.com/the-dissen... PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter PayPal Subscription 1 Dollar: https://tinyurl.com/yb3acuuy PayPal Subscription 3 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ybn6bg9l PayPal Subscription 5 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ycmr9gpz PayPal Subscription 1... (@TheDissenterYT, 65 minutes)
2020-Jul-20podcast imageEp. 248: Racism and Policing (Al-Saji, Merleau-Ponty, et al) (Part One)
On Alia Al-Saji’s “A Phenomenology of Hesitation” (2014), bits of Maurice Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Perception (1945), and Linda Martín Alcoff’s Visible Identities (2006), plus Alex Vitale's The End of Policing (2017). Is there sub-conscious racism, and how might we root it out and fix our policing problems? Ex-cop Phil Hopkins joins to look at how phenomenology can help. Don't wait for par... (@PartiallyExLife, 52 minutes)
2020-Jul-20podcast image106 | Stuart Bartlett on What "Life" Means
Someday, most likely, we will encounter life that is not as we know it. We might find it elsewhere in the universe, we might find it right here on Earth, or we might make it ourselves in a lab. Will we know it when we see it? “Life” isn’t a simple unified concept, but rather a collection of a number of life-like properties. I talk with astrobiologist Stuart Bartlett, who (in collaboration with&nbs... (@seanmcarroll, 86 minutes)
2020-Jul-20podcast image77 - Should AI be Explainable?
If an AI system makes a decision, should its reasons for making that decision be explainable to you? In this episode, I chat to Scott Robbins about this issue. Scott is currently completing his PhD in the ethics of artificial intelligence at the Technical University of Delft. He has a B.Sc. in Computer Science from California State University, Chico and an M.Sc. in Ethics of Technology from t... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Jul-20podcast imageS02E02: The Meaning of Travel - Emily Thomas
What does travel mean? Why has formal philosophy largely ignored the question? Just how strange is it to release a book on travel in the time of a global lock down and what exactly is the world missing right now? Jay introduces Frank Jackson's famous "Mary's Room" thought experiment to consider the notion of experience vs imagination in the context of travel. Jay and Emily swap travel stories of... (@DilemmaPodcast, 85 minutes)
2020-Jul-19podcast imageAlbert Camus, The Myth Of Sisyphus - Imagining Sisyphus Happy - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher, novelist, and essayist Albert Camus' work The Myth of Sisyphus Specifically it examines on his discussion about why we must imagine Sisyphus happy, even though he is condemned to an eternity of seemingly pointless labor as a punishment from the gods. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sad... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Jul-19podcast imageSTM Podcast #59: Samir Chopra - The Philosophy of Anxiety
On episode 59, we welcome philosopher Samir Chopra to discuss the importance and utility of anxiety in self-discovery, how philosophy helped him cope with the untimely deaths of his parents, the influence our beliefs have on our perceptions and conceptions of the world, why emotional intensity should be redirected rather than suppressed, the universality and inevitability of existential anxiety, h... (@seize_podcast, 69 minutes)
2020-Jul-19podcast imageIs it wrong to eat meat? With Dustin Crummet
Were you outraged when Cecil the lion was killed by a hunter? Are you against rhino poaching? Do you order extra bacon with your cheese burger? Are some animals more equal than others? Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/brainina... IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt12490350/&n... Thumbnail Art: Jeff Lemire from Sweet Tooth (@JasonWerbeloff, 79 minutes)
2020-Jul-19podcast imageMind, matter and motherhood
When Nicola Redhouse had each of her two children, she experienced shattering post-natal anxiety that sent her deep into the mystery of the self, and the relationship between mind and body. A long standing participant in psychoanalysis, she found herself up against the practical limits of Freudian theory - but would science provide more useful insight? (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-Jul-19podcast imageEpisode 83, The David Chalmers Interview (Part I - Consciousness)
Introduction The hard problem of consciousness is the problem of experience. How do 100 billion neurons come together to bring about a unified, conscious mind, and the rich tapestry of qualities that make up our world? This might be the most difficult problem in philosophy and science. No matter how rich our description of the brain, it seems that we’ll still be left with this same question: where... (@ThePanpsycast, 52 minutes)
2020-Jul-19podcast imageHAP 57 - Race First, Then Party - T. Thomas Fortune
T. Thomas Fortune uses newspaper editorials to put forth a theory of civil rights and set out a plan of political action for protecting them. (@HistPhilosophy, 22 minutes)
2020-Jul-19podcast imageAlbert Camus, The Myth Of Sisyphus - Existentialism, The Absurd, And Escape - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher, novelist, and essayist Albert Camus' work The Myth of Sisyphus Specifically it examines on his discussion of authors who realize the absurd, but then employ it for what Camus terms "escape", the "leap", or even "philosophical suicide". In the process he considers and criticizes a number of different existentialist authors. ... (@philosopher70, 19 minutes)
2020-Jul-19podcast image448: Frantz Fanon and the Violence of Colonialism
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/fra... Frantz Fanon is a thinker who has inspired radical liberation movements in places ranging from Palestine to South Africa to the United States. Most famous for his work "The Wretched of the Earth," Fanon is often understood as a proponent of revolutionary violence. But is this a fair characterization of Fanon, or is it an oversimplification o... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2020-Jul-18podcast imageDEHUMANIZATION with David Livingstone Smith
I discuss the phycology and politics of dehumanization with David Livingstone Smith. We also cover what ancient people's meant by 'clean' and 'unclean' in a religious context & dehumanization in contemporary US politics. (@PolPhilPod, 86 minutes)
2020-Jul-17podcast imageAlbert Camus, The Myth Of Sisyphus - The Absurd - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher, novelist, and essayist Albert Camus' work The Myth of Sisyphus Specifically it examines on his discussion on his discussion about what the Absurd is, and the triadic relation that comprises it, consisting of the human being, the world, and the divorce between them. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.... (@philosopher70, 18 minutes)
2020-Jul-17podcast imageSearching for Bobby Fischer
The two cows visit the chess hustlers in Washington Square Park to dive deep on one of the best sports/parenting movies, Searching for Bobby Fischer. What does the pursuit of excellence demand, and is it ultimately worth it? How should we as parents or mentors advise those who would strive for such greatness? Also discussed: the tragic and cautionary tale of Bobby Fischer, Jordan vs. LeBron, conte... (@cowspod, 65 minutes)
2020-Jul-17podcast imageJohn Kubie Live!
Join me for a discussion with john Kubie, a cognitive neuroscientist at SUNY Downstate (@onemorebrown, 119 minutes)
2020-Jul-17podcast imageEV - 151 Critical Studies in the Current Climate with Johnathan Flowers
My guest this week is Dr. Johnathan Flowers (@shengokai). Dr. Flowers teaches a range of topics at Wooster State university including asian and africana philosophy and aesthetics when he gets the chance. We discuss the role that critical studies is and should be playing in our current period of social transition.Convocation: General IrohEditing by Brian ZiegenhagenMusic by GW RodriguezSibling Pod ... (@ETVPod, 77 minutes)
2020-Jul-16podcast imageAlbert Camus, The Myth Of Sisyphus - The Feeling And Passion Of The Absurd - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher, novelist, and essayist Albert Camus' work The Myth of Sisyphus Specifically it examines on his discussion of what he terms the feeling and passion of the absurd, which is in some respects a precursor to its explicitly worked-out concept. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler I... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Jul-15podcast imageAlbert Camus, The Myth Of Sisyphus - Belief, Truth, And Action - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher, novelist, and essayist Albert Camus' work The Myth of Sisyphus Specifically it examines on his discussion early on in the work about the connection between what a person believes is true and the action that follows from that - for a person who "does not cheat". To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patr... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Jul-15podcast image0G111: Anxiety is the Dizziness of Freedom and Dennett's Compatibilism, Part 2
So, apparently no matter what timeline we're in, I'm always going to end up in a debate about free will. At least this is a good one! Thomas brought some great short stories to the party and we continue to hash out what of Dennett's compatibilism is valuable and where does it fall short. After you listen make sure to submit questions for our last episode on Dennett before we move on to ANATHEM! Al... (@0gPhilosophy, 52 minutes)
2020-Jul-15podcast imageEpisode 127 - Nic Koziolek discusses self-knowledge
In this episode, Nic Koziolek (Washington University in St. Louis) returns to talk to me and Nora Bradford about self-consciousness.Self-consciousness, as philosophers use the term, is a word for when you know something about one of your own mental states. Like when I really enjoy some pizza and note that I'm enjoying it. Someone else might ask me: ‘Hey Matt, do you like that pizza?’ And I'm typic... (@ElucidationsPod, 41 minutes)
2020-Jul-15podcast imageIs "cancel culture" really constricting free speech?
How does liberal democracy manage incommensurable disagreement? Do the moral and political demands for justice and inclusion trump the principles of free expression and open debate? What is the moral status of "opinion"? (@RadioNational, 50 minutes)
2020-Jul-14podcast imageOut of the Vat: Steven French
Steven French discusses his current interest in phenomenological approaches to quantum mechanics, and his early forays into art-rock journalism Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Jul-14podcast imageScience and Spiritual Practices | Rupert Sheldrake
Panpsychist Rupert Sheldrake explores the science behind everyday spiritual practices. (@IAI_TV, 15 minutes)
2020-Jul-14podcast imageCora Diamond
I ask the philosopher Cora Diamond five questions about herself. Cora Diamond is Kenan Professor of Philosophy Emerita at the University of Virginia. She works on Wittgenstein and in moral philosophy and is the author of "The Realistic Spirit" (1995) and "Reading Wittgenstein with Anscombe, Going on to Ethics" (2019). (@KieranSetiya, 22 minutes)
2020-Jul-14podcast imageAlbert Camus, The Myth Of Sisyphus - Suicide As A Philosophical Problem - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher, novelist, and essayist Albert Camus' work The Myth of Sisyphus Specifically it examines on his discussion of suicide as a philosophical problem. He criticizes other thinkers, particularly existentialists, later in the work for committing what he calls "philosophical suicide". To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2020-Jul-14podcast imagePhilosophy In Film - 024 - Alien Covenant
The conclusion of a 6 episode Alien Saga Retrospective, Season 1 of Philosophy In Film draws to a close with "Alien Covenant". This episode sees a rare truce between Alain and Craig, while the two of them repeatedly ask Chris to defend his stance on the movie, and his rankings for each of the other installments. Intern Neil helps Nickel with a fallen tree in his yard, and chooses the beverage"Hay... (@PhilInFilm, 126 minutes)
2020-Jul-13podcast image#348 Robyn Bluhm: Medicine, Psychiatry, And Neurosexism
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2020-Jul-13podcast imageEp. 247: Aristotle on Rhetoric and Emotions (Part Two)
Continuing on the Rhetoric (ca. 335 BCE) book 1, ch. 1–6 and book 2, ch. 1–5, 18–24. We finish up with enthymemes (rhetorical arguments), maxims, and signs. We then move to emotions, where we chiefly talk about anger: Is it always a matter of status injury, or is frustration equally (or more) foundational? Begin with part one, or get the unbroken, ad-free Citizen Edition now. Please support PEL! E... (@PartiallyExLife, 53 minutes)
2020-Jul-13podcast imageShorts - E30: The American Dream
What is a dream? How do we come to form “cherished aspirations” as one dictionary put it? Why do we bother? And how can such aspirations be American? How can such aspirations be shared widely? Equality, egalitarianism, opportunity. Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. For whom do these bells toll? Is it a good dream? And does one “have to be asleep to believe it”? In this long short,... (@dawdlerspodcast, 43 minutes)
2020-Jul-13podcast image105 | Ann-Sophie Barwich on the Science and Philosophy of Smell
We gather empirical evidence about the nature of the world through our senses, and use that evidence to construct an image of the world in our minds. But not all senses are created equal; in practice, we tend to privilege vision, with hearing perhaps a close second. Ann-Sophie Barwich wants to argue that we should take smell more seriously, and that doing so will give us new insights into how the ... (@seanmcarroll, 78 minutes)
2020-Jul-12podcast imageSTM Podcast #58: Yolanda Danae' - Black Lives Matter, Police Reform, Systemic Racism
On episode 58, we welcome Yolanda Danae’ to discuss the black lives matter movement, the resultant policy changes, the inherent racism in the history and ideology of policing, police reform, and effective strategies for challenging racist beliefs and behaviors, holding others accountable. Yolanda Danae’ is the Creator of The Sassy Rant, a brand and blog that discusses the real life accounts of a m... (@seize_podcast, 67 minutes)
2020-Jul-12podcast image"Is Free Speech Worth It?"
Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Thane Rosenbaum, novelist, essayist, and Distinguished University Professor. He is the director of the Forum on Life, Culture, & Society, hosted by Touro College. (@whyradioshow, 79 minutes)
2020-Jul-12podcast imageWhich Machines Should we Make?
Dylan and Zach discuss ethics and technology. How should we think about the ethics of creation? They discuss the term ‘creative responsibility’ and what Zach has in mind with it. Humans are developing more and more sophisticated technologies that influence the world in deeper ways. Surely we don’t want technologies to harm humans, but does it make sense also to consider what is best for the techno... (@thevimblog, 53 minutes)
2020-Jul-12podcast imageMontesquieu and despotism
Montesquieu was the 18th century French philosopher who introduced the term "despotism" into our political vocabulary. Today, his analysis is as relevant as ever. (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-Jul-12podcast imageGraham Oppy: Does God Exist?
Can God exist if the world is filled with suffering? And are there compelling arguments for or against God's existence? Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/brainina... IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt12490350/ Thumbnail Art: Terry Gilliam from Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (@JasonWerbeloff, 76 minutes)
2020-Jul-12podcast imageHoP 353 - The Good Place - Utopias in the Italian Renaissance
Tommaso Campanella’s “The City of the Sun” and other utopian works of the Italian Renaissance describe perfect cities as an ideal for real life politics. (@HistPhilosophy, 23 minutes)
2020-Jul-12podcast imageCan saving an important building ever be worth a life?
How far should we go to protect a building? (@DavidEdmonds100)
2020-Jul-12podcast imageHow should humans relate to animals?
Can we betray an animal's trust in us? (@DavidEdmonds100)
2020-Jul-12podcast image505: Walter Bejamin and the Re-Enchanted World
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/wal... Walter Benjamin was a German Jewish critical theorist, essayist, and philosopher who died tragically during the Second World War. His thoughts about modernity, history, art, disenchantment, and re-enchantment are still discussed today. So who was Benjamin, and what is his intellectual legacy? Why did he believe that Enlightenment values, suc... (@philtalkradio, 9 minutes)
2020-Jul-11podcast imageEpisode 82, ‘The Nature of Consciousness’ with Susan Blackmore (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
The smell of coffee, the taste of asparagus, the warmth of a hug, and the agony of death: conscious experience makes up the fabric of our world, yet many consider it to be the most intractable mystery in philosophy and science. What is it like to undergo experience? What is the function of consciousness? Where does consciousness occur? What are the contents of this experience? Is our stream of con... (@ThePanpsycast, 42 minutes)
2020-Jul-11podcast imageJohn Rawls, A Theory Of Justice - Rawls' Contract And Ethics - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher John Rawls' work of ethics and political theory, A Theory of Justice Specifically it examines his discussion of how the rather restricted theory of justice in his work would connect with and lead to a broader moral theory or ethics. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd l... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Jul-10podcast imageJohn Rawls, A Theory Of Justice - Reflective Equilibrium - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher John Rawls' work of ethics and political theory, A Theory of Justice Specifically it examines how he outlines how the rather restricted theory of justice in his work would connect with and lead to a broader moral theory or ethics. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd lik... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Jul-10podcast imageCailin O’Connor, "Games in the Philosophy of Biology" (Cambridge UP, 2020)
The branch of mathematics called game theory – the Prisoners Dilemma is a particularly well-known example of a game – is used by philosophers, social scientists, and others to explore many types of social relations between humans and between nonhuman creatures. In Games in the Philosophy of Biology (Cambridge University Press, 2020), Cailin O’Connor introduces the basics of game theory and its p... (@NewBooksPhil, 67 minutes)
2020-Jul-10podcast image#20 Friedrich Nietzsche | Dr Matthew Bennett
In this episode, I host Dr Matthew Bennett, a lecturer of philosophy at the University of Cambridge. Dr Bennett talks about the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche, explaining his concept of the Übermensch and his understanding of self-overcoming. Dr Bennett further expands on Nietzsche’s views on morality and analyzes the meaning of one of the most famous phrases in Nietzsche’s works, “God is dead,... (@PremisePodcast, 54 minutes)
2020-Jul-09podcast imageJohn Rawls, A Theory of Justice - Two Principles of Justice - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher John Rawls' work of ethics and political theory, A Theory of Justice Specifically it examines his discussion of the two main principles of justice that he thinks rational agents in an initial condition, deciding behind a veil of ignorance, will settle upon To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.co... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Jul-09podcast imageDefending Jordan Peterson's God and Religion | ft. Rationality Rules and Genetically Modified Skeptic
YT version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUESdR-Z... My Stuff.... 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... (@philosophyguy2, 16 minutes)
2020-Jul-09podcast imageEV - 150 Sovereign Nations and the Grievance Hoaxers
Welcome to a very special episode 150! No guest this week, it's sadly a solo episode where I take a deep dive down a dark rabbit hole that I've been stuck in for some time. I hope y'all find this valuable in understanding the culture wars.Convocation: YeatsReferenced Materials:https://twitter.com/GSpellchec... by Brian ZiegenhagenMusic by GW RodriguezSibling Pod Philosophers in Space: https://0gph... (@ETVPod, 63 minutes)
2020-Jul-08podcast imageReligion and Human Development (Jennifer Herdt)
Humanists argue that there is something special about human beings and that to live well we must grow up, overcome our childish and brutish temptations, and become fully human.  Secular Enlightenment humanists think this is something human beings can and should try to pull off on their own – through personal and collective human efforts.  Religious Humanists raise worries about this secu... (@ethicaltheoryr1, 60 minutes)
2020-Jul-08podcast image0G110: What's Expected of Us and Dennett's Compatibilism
Turns out Thomas has a bit of a free will monkey on his back, so we're going the full Dune on Daniel Dennett's compatibilism. We started out with Devs and the paradox of predictability and now we're on to a short story about predictors and what they might mean for our sense of meaning and purpose. We're going to follow up with another short story from Ted Chiang's Exhalation and then check out the... (@0gPhilosophy, 42 minutes)
2020-Jul-08podcast imageCan you enjoy sport without crowd noise?
Teams across codes and countries are facing the prospects of competing in empty or largely empty stadiums. Whatever that might mean for the players themselves, the lack of crowd noise is proving too off-putting for fans watching from home. Kasey Symons from Swinburne University joins us to discuss why. (@RadioNational, 47 minutes)
2020-Jul-07podcast imageJohn Rawls, A Theory of Justice - The Initial Condition - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher John Rawls' work of ethics and political theory, A Theory of Justice Specifically it examines his discussion of one of the key insights of the work. This is what Rawls calls the "initial situation" or "condition" in which people would choose basic rules of justice governing a fair society. He envisions this as taking place b... (@philosopher70, 21 minutes)
2020-Jul-07podcast imageEpisode 192: Postmodern Wet Dreams (Borges' "Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote")
David and Tamler dive into “Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote,” a very funny Borges story that also raises deep questions about authorship, reading, and interpretation. What would it mean for the same text to be written by two different authors more than three hundred years apart? Is this story the post-modernist manifesto that literary critics like Roland Barthes believed it to be? Or is the n... (@verybadwizards, 97 minutes)
2020-Jul-07podcast imageThe Importance of Identity and Belonging | Homi Bhabha, Yassmin Abdel-Magied, David Miller
Post-colonial theorist Homi Bhabha, activist Yassmin Abdel-Magied and political theorist David Miller debate tribal division. (@IAI_TV, 38 minutes)
2020-Jul-07podcast imageDavid Edmonds on Wittgenstein's Poker
For this special episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast (produced under lockdown) Nigel Warburton interviews David Edmonds about his bestselling book, written with David Edinow, Wittgenstein's Poker. It focuses on a heated argument between the two great Viennese philosophers Karl Popper and Ludwig Wittgenstein, and the differing accounts that were give of it by those who were there. (@philosophybites, 18 minutes)
2020-Jul-07podcast imageBarry Lam
I ask the philosopher Barry Lam five questions about himself. Barry Lam is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Vassar College. He is the producer and host of the podcast, Hi-Phi Nation, a show about philosophy that turns stories into ideas. (@KieranSetiya, 24 minutes)
2020-Jul-07podcast imagePhilosophy In Film - 023 - Prometheus
Reeling in the aftermath of "The Alien Resurrection Screwjob" the @PhilInFilm crew collect themselves and continue the Alien Saga retrospective with a look at Ridley Scott's directorial return to the franchise, "Prometheus". Alain demands an apology, Chris skips ahead to the Covenant episode, repeatedly, and Nickel keeps trying to pitch soap. Intern Neil provides the beverage for this episode, an... (@PhilInFilm, 108 minutes)
2020-Jul-06podcast image#347 Laura Crucianelli: Interoception, Affective Touch, And Anorexia Nervosa
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2020-Jul-06podcast imageHannah Arendt, Lectures On Political Theory - The Desert, Sandstorms, And Oases
This lecture focuses on the conclusion to Hannah Arendt's 1955 course lectures on the History of Political Theory, in which she uses the metaphor of the desert for our late modern condition. She also discusses the sandstorms of totalitarian movements, the lure of escapism, and four types of "oases" - Art, Philosophy, Friendship, and Love. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - w... (@philosopher70, 18 minutes)
2020-Jul-06podcast imageEp. 247: Aristotle on Rhetoric and Emotions (Part One)
On the Rhetoric (ca. 335 BCE) book 1, ch. 1-6 and book 2, ch. 1-5, 18-24. What role does persuasion play in philosophy? Aristotle (contra Plato) argues it can and should be used for good: in law courts, political debates, public speeches. He describes the arguments forms used in rhetoric ("enthymemes") and analyzes the emotions that an audience might have so that speakers know what points are wort... (@PartiallyExLife, 55 minutes)
2020-Jul-06podcast image104 | David Rosen and Scott Miles on the Neuroscience of Music and Creativity
Creativity is one of those things that we all admire but struggle to define or make concrete. Music provides a useful laboratory in which to examine what creativity is all about — how do people become creative, what is happening in their brains during the creative process, and what kinds of creativity does the audience actually enjoy? David Rosen and Scott Miles are both neuroscientists and musici... (@seanmcarroll, 86 minutes)
2020-Jul-06podcast imageS02E01: Unattractive Discrimination - Francesca Minerva
We often hear about racism, sexism, classism, and other familiar kinds of discrimination. But there is a bias which might dwarf them all, discrimination against unattractive people. Jay Shapiro speaks with philosopher, author, and researcher Francesca Minerva on the topic of "Lookism" and introduces John Rawls' famous "Veil of Ignorance" thought experiment to consider just how challenging this t... (@DilemmaPodcast, 82 minutes)
2020-Jul-06podcast imageSean Valles - Race in epidemiology and medicine
There is renewed research and attention to race in epidemiology and medicine, partly owing to developments in population genetics. Yet race is a contested category and poses philosophical questions about the reality of racial categories as well as the ethical and social-political implications of using them. For instance, is race a social construction; and if so, how do racial categories line up wi... (@JonathanJFuller)
2020-Jul-05podcast imageAristotle, Nicomachean Ethics - The Quasi-Virtue Of Shame - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Aristotle's work of moral theory, the Nicomachean Ethics Specifically it focuses upon his discussion of a feeling or emotion (pathos) that is not itself a virtue, but does have a mean or middle position, in book 4. This morally relevant emotion is that of shame(aidos), and Aristotle tells us why the virtuous person will feel shame... (@philosopher70, 9 minutes)
2020-Jul-05podcast image"Philosophy of Information" and "Ethics of Information" with Professor Luciano Floridi
Information is a crucial concept. Its significance is evident by the fact that the present era is labelled as the information age. An intriguing question is: What is information? Although information is always around us, in the realm of digital artefacts and connectivity as well as in biological entities and processes, it is still an elusive concept. This is perhaps the hardest and most central pr... (@BTG_ie, 63 minutes)
2020-Jul-05podcast imageTestimony, Self-knowledge and the aims of Philosophy- with Guy Longworth
This episode is an interview with Warwick Philosophy's Guy Longworth. We discuss how his interest in philosophy began and was maintained, his ideas around testimony and self knowledge, and how ambitious philosophers should be in the claims that they make.  Listen to this episode for an exploration of questions such as: What is philosophy for? What is at stake in research about testimony... (@RoomPhilosophy, 51 minutes)
2020-Jul-05podcast imageShould Offensive Art be Banned? With Elisa Galgut
What is art? Why is art valuable? If enough people feel hurt by a piece of art or public monument, should we hide or destroy the work? Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/brainina... IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt12490350/   Thumbnail Art: Octavia Roodt http://www.octaviaroodt.com/ (@JasonWerbeloff, 56 minutes)
2020-Jul-05podcast imageThe digital dead
When we die, our digital selves sometimes live on. The line between death and life — already blurred by medical technology — is even blurrier in the digital domain. How should we prepare for our electronic afterlives? (@DavidPZone1, 52 minutes)
2020-Jul-05podcast imageEpisode 82, ‘The Nature of Consciousness’ with Susan Blackmore (Part I - Mystery and Illusion)
The smell of coffee, the taste of asparagus, the warmth of a hug, and the agony of death: conscious experience makes up the fabric of our world, yet many consider it to be the most intractable mystery in philosophy and science. What is it like to undergo experience? What is the function of consciousness? Where does consciousness occur? What are the contents of this experience? Is our stream of con... (@ThePanpsycast, 61 minutes)
2020-Jul-05podcast imageHAP 56 - African Personality - Edward Blyden
Edward Blyden gains appreciation for Islam in West Africa and gradually moves from political nationalism to cultural nationalism. (@HistPhilosophy, 26 minutes)
2020-Jul-04podcast imageBEAUTY, SHAME, & HUMILIATION with Heather Widdows
I'm joined by Professor Heather Widdows to discuss beauty as an ethical ideal. We cover the benefits and costs of an increasingly globalized ideal of beauty, the limitations of current liberalism, and how to theorize shame and humiliation. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/PoliticalPhiloso... Store: https://teespring.com/stores/political-p... (@PolPhilPod, 71 minutes)
2020-Jul-04podcast imageAristotle, Nicomachean Ethics - The Virtue Of Good Humor - Sadler's Lectures
his lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Aristotle's work of moral theory, the Nicomachean Ethics Specifically it focuses on book 4 of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics (and some parallel discussions in the Eudemian Ethics), where he discusses the Virtue of Good Humor or Wittiness, and its opposed vices of Buffoonery (or Vulgarity, or Jackassery) and Boorishness (or Being-A-... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Jul-03podcast imageChildren of Men (w/ Vishal Dave)
The two cows are joined by friend Vishal Dave to visit humanity in its final days in Children of Men, a movie that seems in retrospect sadly prescient for our current times. What would knowledge of the imminent end of humanity mean for the final generation of humans and how might it affect what matters to them? How does Cuarón weave does art and iconography into the film and what themes does he us... (@cowspod, 71 minutes)
2020-Jul-02podcast imageAristotle, Nicomachean Ethics - The Virtue Of Truthfulness - Sadler's Lectures
his lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Aristotle's work of moral theory, the Nicomachean Ethics Specifically it focuses on book 4 of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics (and some parallel discussions in the Eudemian Ethics), where he discusses the Virtue of Truthfulness (about oneself), and its opposed vices of Boastfulness and Self-Deprecation. To support my ongoing wo... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2020-Jul-02podcast imageEV - 149 White Fragility with Rod Graham
My guest this week is Rod Graham (@roderickgraham), Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Old Dominion University. We discuss Robin DiAngelo's White Fragility and why it's so hot right now.White Fragility: https://libjournal.uncg.edu/ijcp/article... YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/RoderickGraham... Litany against fear from DuneEditing by Brian ZiegenhagenMusic by GW Rodriguez... (@ETVPod, 71 minutes)
2020-Jul-01podcast imageJustin Tosi and Brandon Warmke, "Grandstanding: The Use and Abuse of Moral Talk" (Oxford UP, 2020)
College courses in Ethics tend to focus on theories of the moral rightness or wrongness of actions. This emphasis sometimes obscures the fact that morality is a social project: part of what makes a decent and stable society possible is that we uphold standards of conduct. We call out bad behavior, blame wrongdoers, and praise those who do the right things. We apologize and forgive in public ways. ... (@NewBooksPhil, 69 minutes)
2020-Jul-01podcast image0G109: Uploaded and For-Profit Afterlife
Welcome to Amazon Prime, the best media empire money can buy as long as we're not talking Disney or Netflix money. Here in Amazon Prime you can enjoy shows that are either too slow and deep to be accessible, like Tales from the Loop, or shows too shallow and mainstream to convey any meaning, like this weeks installment, Uploaded! Uploaded is the kind of show that would be free in the heaven depict... (@0gPhilosophy, 43 minutes)
2020-Jul-01podcast imageShould the police be abolished?
Following the deaths of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and Rayshard Brooks, there are serious calls to defund or even "abolish" the police in the United States. It’s a serious proposal, and it deserves to be taken seriously. But what does it mean, and how can it be done? Yale Law School Professor Tracey Meares joins us to discuss what police abolition looks like. (@RadioNational, 40 minutes)
2020-Jun-30podcast imageAristotle, Nicomachean Ethics - The Virtue Of Friendliness - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Aristotle's work of moral theory, the Nicomachean Ethics Specifically it focuses on book 4 of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics (and some parallel discussions in the Eudemian Ethics), where he discusses the Virtue of Friendliness, and its opposed vices of Obsequiousness (or Flattery) and Unfriendliness (or Quarrelsomeness). To s... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Jun-30podcast imageReality and Evolution | Donald Hoffman
Cognitive psychologist Donald Hoffman breaks down the nature of reality (@IAI_TV, 42 minutes)
2020-Jun-30podcast imageShane Mauss | Psychedelics, Consciousness, Understanding, and Science
Entering the labyrinth today is the popular scientifically minded comedian, Shane Mauss.... Shane's stuff: Podcast: Here We Are (https://www.herewearepodcast.com/) Website: Shane Mauss (http://www.shanemauss.com/) My Stuff.... Bonus Feed ($5 a month): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Li... (@philosophyguy2, 67 minutes)
2020-Jun-30podcast imageNancy Bauer
I ask the philosopher Nancy Bauer five questions about herself. Nancy Bauer is Professor of Philosophy and Dean of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University. She is the author of "Simone de Beauvoir, Philosophy, and Feminism" (2001) and "How to Do Things with Pornography" (2015). (@KieranSetiya, 22 minutes)
2020-Jun-30podcast imagePhilosophy In Film - 022 - Alien 4 Resurrection
This is the episode where the Philosophy In Film finds the magic of a Mixer with inline sound effects,and Alain pulls the rug out on his co-hosts after arguing a conflicting opinion for over 2 hours. As the consensus seems to be that this is a low light for the Alien Saga, we feature Sea Change Brewery's "Low Life" Lager in this episode. (@PhilInFilm, 135 minutes)
2020-Jun-29podcast imageAristotle, Nicomachean Ethics - The Virtue Of Magnanimity - Sadler's Lectures
his lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Aristotle's work of moral theory, the Nicomachean Ethics Specifically it focuses on book 4 of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics (and some parallel discussions in the Eudemian Ethics), where he discusses the Virtue of Magnanimity or Great-Souledness, the opposed vices of Small-Souledness and Vanity -- and a fourth state of Modesty or H... (@philosopher70, 20 minutes)
2020-Jun-29podcast image#346 Peter Jonason: Mating, The Dark Triad, Booty Calls, And Evo Psych
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2020-Jun-29podcast imageEp. 246: Susan Sontag on Interpreting Art (Part Two)
Continuing on Sontag's essays “On Style” (1965) and "The Death of Tragedy” (1963). Mark, Wes, Seth and Dylan keep talking about the appropriate distance to retain (or not) to a work of art, which is supposed to be relevant to moral action in the world. We also spell out how this is relevant to our recent episodes on tragedy. Start with Part One or get the full, ad-free Citizen Edition. Please supp... (@PartiallyExLife, 53 minutes)
2020-Jun-29podcast image103 | J. Kenji López-Alt on Cooking As and With Science
Cooking is art, but it’s also very much science — mostly chemistry, but with important contributions from physics and biology. (Almost like a well-balanced recipe…) And I can’t think of anyone better to talk to about the intersection of these fields than Kenji López-Alt: professional chef and restauranteur, MIT graduate, and author of The Food Lab. We discuss how modern scientific ideas can i... (@seanmcarroll, 75 minutes)
2020-Jun-29podcast imagePodcast episode 7: Interview with Clara Stockigt on missionary grammars in Australia
In this interview, we talk to Dr Clara Stockigt about missionary grammars in Australia and their links to the academic linguistic scholarship of the time. Download | Spotify | Apple Podcasts References for Episode 7 Primary Sources Bleek, Wilhelm H.…Read more › (@hiphilangsci, 31 minutes)
2020-Jun-29podcast image017 – Air Conditioning
Is it me or is it hot in here? Elena and Ian try to keep their cool as they find out how A/C came to be, and the surprising ways it's changed our world. 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 Apple Podcasts too. And if you want to get in touch with us, you can do that at wondercupboard.com. (@wondercupboard, 56 minutes)
2020-Jun-29podcast image15/6/2020: Walter Dean on Consistency and Existence in Mathematics
Walter Dean works in philosophy of mathematics and mathematical and philosophical logic. He also has interests in theoretical computer science and the history and philosophy of computation. He is currently working on applications of Reverse Mathematics and computational complexity theory within philosophy and on the historical and foundational significance of Gödel’s completeness theorem. He is cu... (@Aristotweets, 71 minutes)
2020-Jun-29podcast imageEpisode #144 ... Max Weber - Iron Cage
Today we discuss some of the work of Max Weber in preparation for an upcoming series. (@iamstephenwest, 24 minutes)
2020-Jun-28podcast imageSTM Podcast #57: Kirk Schneider - The Depolarizing of America: A Guidebook for Social Healing
On episode 57, we welcome existential psychologist Kirk Schneider to discuss healthy dialogues among members of the opposite ends of the political spectrum, the need for a US psychology czar, the importance of looking for truths in distorted beliefs, and his current campaign for APA President. Kirk J. Schneider Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and leading spokesperson for contemporary existential... (@seize_podcast, 76 minutes)
2020-Jun-28podcast imageHoP 352 - The Teacher of Our Actions - Renaissance Historiography
Bruni, Poggio, Machiavelli, and Guicciardini explore political ideas and historical method in works on Roman and Italian history. (@HistPhilosophy, 23 minutes)
2020-Jun-28podcast imagePeter Boghossian: How to Have Impossible Conversations
"Defund the police. Violent protests are justified. Anyone against Black Lives Matter is a Nazi." How would you engage with these views? We ask Peter Boghossian how to have impossible conversations.   Peter's Book: http://bit.ly/ConversationsBook  New Discourses: https://newdiscourses.com/translations-f...     Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/brainina.... (@JasonWerbeloff, 66 minutes)
2020-Jun-28podcast imagePhilosophy by postcard
A fascinating public philosophy project, celebrating a major figure whose work deserves greater recognition — not just as a philosopher, but as a pioneering woman in a very male world. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Jun-28podcast imageEpisode 81, ‘The End of Everything: Astrophysically Speaking’ with Katie Mack (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Approximately 13.8 billion years ago, an infinitely dense state of an infinitely large universe lay dormant upon the backdrop of existence. Then, the expansion of everything. The potential for trillions of galaxies sprung out from this same point, and today, they shine like fairy lights in the darkness of the vast cosmos. From our own little planet, bursting with life, art, culture, and science, w... (@ThePanpsycast, 47 minutes)
2020-Jun-28podcast imageMalcolm X, the Philosopher
Gabe, Zach, and Kevin discuss the ideas and arguments of Malcolm X. What does he have to teach us? What philosophical contributions does he make to ethics, politics, and race? Themes of the discussion include nationalism, violence and nonviolence, and voting. The primary speeches they discuss: “The Ballot or the Bullet”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRNciryI... “The Black Revoluti... (@thevimblog, 106 minutes)
2020-Jun-27podcast imageJustice and Retribution
A woman spends 40 years in and out of prison for shoplifting and finally gets a break from a judge in her late 50s. She uses the opportunity to abolish a jail and transform her city. This week we look at prison abolition and the arguments for eliminating all punishment from the system. From the denial that we have free will, to the view that perpetuating injustice disqualifies the state from punis... (@HiPhiNation, 55 minutes)
2020-Jun-26podcast imageDEMOCRACY & THE AMERICAN LEFT With Elizabeth Anderson, Elizabeth Cohen, Angie Maxwell, & David Faris
Elizabeth Anderson, Elizabeth Cohen, Angie Maxwell, and David Faris return to the podcast for a group discussion on US democracy, representation, polarization, & political narratives. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/PoliticalPhiloso... Merchandise: https://teespring.com/stores/political-p... (@PolPhilPod, 107 minutes)
2020-Jun-26podcast imageAristotle, Nicomachean Ethics - The Virtue Of Right Ambition - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Aristotle's work of moral theory, the Nicomachean Ethics Specifically it focuses on book 4 of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, where he discusses the Virtue of Right Ambition, and the associated Vices of Ambitiousness and Unambitiousness. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd ... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2020-Jun-26podcast imageOut of the Vat #7 – Philip Goff
Philip Goff is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Durham University. In this episode, Philip discusses everything from panpsychism and the problem of consciousness to Philip Pullman and talking... 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, 31 minutes)
2020-Jun-26podcast image504: Pet Ethics
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/pet-ethics. Many of us, even the staunchest animal activists, usually take it for granted that keeping a pet is morally acceptable. But regardless of how well we treat our animal “companions,” by keeping pets we are declaring ownership and paternal authority over other living creatures, and confining them to our homes. Is there any good moral justification... (@philtalkradio, 9 minutes)
2020-Jun-25podcast imageEV - 148 Social Justice and Street Epistemology with Reid Nicewonder pt.2
My guest this week is Reid Nicewonder (@ReidN), president of Street Epistemology International (@501c3forSE) and host of Cordial Curiosity YouTube Channel (@CordialCurious). We continue our discussion of street epistemology, its connections to the grievance studies folks, and social justice.SE International: https://streetepistemologyinternational.... referenced: https://letter.wiki/conversation/1... (@ETVPod, 66 minutes)
2020-Jun-24podcast imageAristotle, Nicomachean Ethics - The Virtue Of Magnificence - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Aristotle's work of moral theory, the Nicomachean Ethics Specifically it focuses on book 4 of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics (and some parallel discussions in the Eudemian Ethics), where he discusses the Virtue of Magnificence, and the associated Vices of Meanness and Vulgarity. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon si... (@philosopher70, 22 minutes)
2020-Jun-24podcast imageFREEDOM, EMPIRE, & TRUMP with James Kurth
I'm joined by the conservative scholar of defense & foreign policy James Kurth. We discuss the contradictions of the American empire & its ideological justifications. We then use this discussion to situate the Trump presidency in a historical context. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/PoliticalPhiloso... Merchandise: https://teespring.com/stores/political-p... (@PolPhilPod, 119 minutes)
2020-Jun-24podcast imageNigel Warburton on A Little History of Philosophy
For this first of two special lockdown episodes of Philosophy Bites we interviewed each other. Here David Edmonds interviews Nigel Warburton about his bestseller A Little History of Philosophy. In the companion episode Nigel interviews David about his bestseller Wittgenstein's Poker. (@philosophybites, 16 minutes)
2020-Jun-24podcast imageThomas Cormen on The CLRS Textbook, P=NP and Computer Algorithms | Episode 7
Thomas Cormen is a world-renowned Computer Scientist, famous for co-writing the indispensable 'Introduction to Algorithms' textbook. He is currently a professor at Dartmouth College and former Chairman of the Dartmouth College Department of Computer Science. In 2013 he wrote a wonderful algorithmic book aimed at nonexperts which is entitled 'Algorithms Unlocked'. Professor Cormen also is well-know... (@tedynenu, 43 minutes)
2020-Jun-24podcast image0G108: The Island and The Categorical Imperative
So, one of our patrons pointed out that The Island is actually Michael Bay's best movie, and that one comment is more of a gear stripper than this entire movie. Enjoy clone explosions and some stuff about Kant! Kantian Moral Philosophy: https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/kant-... Support us at Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/0G Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/0gPhilosophy Join our Face... (@0gPhilosophy, 45 minutes)
2020-Jun-24podcast imageHow to acknowledge the debt of historical injustice?
What does it mean for a nation - whether it be the United States, Germany, or Australia - fully to acknowledge the truth of its past, to drag its moral debts into the light of day? Should a sense of guilt play any role in that acknowledgement? (@RadioNational, 52 minutes)
2020-Jun-24podcast imagePhilosophy In Film - 021 - Get Out
The episode where three middle aged white guys try to talk thoughtfully about the issues surrounding race and racism while discussing Jordan Peele's horror-thriller "Get Out". Feature Beer: Blue Buck by Phillips Brewing (Victoria, BC) (@PhilInFilm, 122 minutes)
2020-Jun-23podcast imageEpisode 191: All the Rage
A lotta anger out there right now, but does it do more harm than good? Is anger counterproductive, an obstacle to progress? And even when it is, can anger be appropriate anway? We talk about two excellent articles by the philosopher Amia Srinivasan criticizing anger's critics. Plus we express some counterproductive anger of our own at the IDWs response to the protests. (@verybadwizards, 97 minutes)
2020-Jun-23podcast imageAristotle, Nicomachean Ethics - The Virtue Of Generosity - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Aristotle's work of moral theory, the Nicomachean Ethics Specifically it focuses on book 4 of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics (and some parallel discussions in the Eudemian Ethics), where he discusses the Virtue of Liberality (or Generosity), and the associated Vices of Stinginess/Meanness and Prodigality. To support my ongoin... (@philosopher70, 21 minutes)
2020-Jun-23podcast imageDoing Wrong To Do Right | Stephen de Wijze
Political philosopher Stephen de Wijze explores what happens when doing wrong is right (@IAI_TV, 26 minutes)
2020-Jun-23podcast imageTommie Shelby
I ask the philosopher Tommie Shelby five questions about himself. Tommie Shelby is the Caldwell Titcomb Professor of African and African American Studies and Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University. He’s the author of “Dark Ghettos: Injustice, Dissent, and Reform” (2016) and “We Who Are Dark: The Philosophical Foundations of Black Solidarity” (2005). (@KieranSetiya, 26 minutes)
2020-Jun-22podcast imageMichelle Janikian | Author of Your Psilocybin Mushroom Companion
We dive deep on this one friends! Discussing psychedelics, drugs, counterculture, cultural shifts, spirituality, and more! Tune in! Entering the labyrinth is Michelle Janikian... Check out her book: https://www.amazon.com/Your-Psilocybin-M... Her Website: https://www.michellejanikian.com/ My Stuff.... Bonus Feed ($5 a month): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https:/... (@philosophyguy2, 75 minutes)
2020-Jun-22podcast image#345 Colin Holbrook: Threat, And Human-Robot Interaction (Part 1)
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter SubscribeStar: https://www.subscribestar.com/the-dissen... PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter PayPal Subscription 1 Dollar: https://tinyurl.com/yb3acuuy PayPal Subscription 3 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ybn6bg9l PayPal Subscription 5 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ycmr9gpz PayPal Subscription 1... (@TheDissenterYT, 59 minutes)
2020-Jun-22podcast imageEp. 246: Susan Sontag on Interpreting Art (Part One)
On Sontag's essays “Against Interpretation” (1964), “On Style” (1965), and "The Death of Tragedy” (1963). What is it to understand a work of art? Sontag objects to critics' need to decode art into its "meaning" or "content," divorcing it from how this content is embodied. She argues that the content vs. form distinction isn't tenable; that the style of a work is an essential part of experiencing i... (@PartiallyExLife, 47 minutes)
2020-Jun-22podcast image102 | Maria Konnikova on Poker, Psychology, and Reason
The best chess and Go players in the world aren’t human beings any more; they’re artificially-intelligent computer programs. But the best poker players are still humans. Poker is a laboratory for understanding how rationality works in real-world situations: it features stochastic events, incomplete information, Bayesian updating, game theory, reading other people, a battle between emotions and rea... (@seanmcarroll, 80 minutes)
2020-Jun-22podcast imageCressida J. Heyes, "Anaesthetics of Existence: Essays on Experience at the Edge" (Duke UP, 2020)
How should we think about the relationship between subjectivity and experience? In Anaesthetics of Existence: Essays on Experience at the Edge (Duke University Press, 2020), Cressida J. Heyes approaches this question through interrogating the apparent limits of experience found in unconsciousness—including sleep; forms of “checking out”—including general anesthesia and a glass of wine; and childbi... (@NewBooksPhil, 63 minutes)
2020-Jun-21podcast imageAristotle, Nicomachean Ethics - The Virtue Of Mildness - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Aristotle's work of moral theory, the Nicomachean Ethics Specifically it focuses on book 4 of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics (and some parallel discussions in the Eudemian Ethics), where he discusses the Virtue of Mildness (also known as Good Temper and Gentleness), and a number of different vices of excess and deficiency concerne... (@philosopher70, 25 minutes)
2020-Jun-21podcast imageSchopenhauer on Boredom, Loneliness and Compassion- with David Bather Woods
This episode is part two of an interview with Warwick Philosophy's senior teaching fellow David Bather Woods. David has written on Schopenhauer's views on boredom, solitude and loneliness as well as on the intersection of his political and moral philosophy. In this episode we discuss these topics as well as relevant facts and anecdotes from Schopenhauer's life which help to inform our interpretati... (@RoomPhilosophy, 50 minutes)
2020-Jun-21podcast imageDo You Live in a Simulation? With Kenny Pearce
Do you live in a simulation? And if you do, could you live a valuable life?   We talk with Kenny Pearce this week to find out.  Read Kenny's Berkeley book here: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/...   And his book about Idealism here: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/...   Podcast: https://anchor.fm/braininavat  Facebook Discussion Group: https://... (@JasonWerbeloff, 58 minutes)
2020-Jun-21podcast imageThe ethics of uterus transplantation
If a woman wants to experience pregnancy but can't, the answer could be a uterus transplant. The technology is promising, if still very new — but how ethically sound is it? (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-Jun-21podcast imageEpisode 81, ‘The End of Everything: Astrophysically Speaking’ with Katie Mack (Part I - The Death of the Universe)
Approximately 13.8 billion years ago, an infinitely dense state of an infinitely large universe lay dormant upon the backdrop of existence. Then, the expansion of everything. The potential for trillions of galaxies sprung out from this same point, and today, they shine like fairy lights in the darkness of the vast cosmos. From our own little planet, bursting with life, art, culture, and science, w... (@ThePanpsycast, 63 minutes)
2020-Jun-21podcast imageHAP 55 - Planting the Seeds - James Africanus Beale Horton
Africanus Horton looks toward a future of self-government for West Africa beyond slavery and colonialism. (@HistPhilosophy, 22 minutes)
2020-Jun-21podcast image396: Jean-Paul Sartre
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/sartre. Jean-Paul Sartre was one of the first global public intellectuals, famous for his popular existentialist philosophy, his works of fiction, and his rivalry with Albert Camus. His existentialism was also adopted by Simone de Beauvoir, who used it as a foundation for modern theoretical feminism. So what exactly is existentialism? How is man condemned ... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2020-Jun-19podcast imageScott Aaronson on Computational Complexity, Philosophy & Quantum Computing | Episode 6
Scott Aaronson is a world-renowned expert in the fields of Quantum Computing and Computational Complexity Theory. He is a David J. Bruton Centennial Professor of Computer Science at The University of Texas at Austin. Every Computer Science enthusiast knows who Prof. Aaronson is because of his extremely clear and engaging way of communicating difficult theoretical ideas. His book Quantum Computing ... (@tedynenu, 86 minutes)
2020-Jun-19podcast imageAristotle, Nicomachean Ethics - The Virtue Of Temperance - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Aristotle's work of moral theory, the Nicomachean Ethics Specifically it focuses on his discussion in book 3 of the Virtue of Temperance (or Moderation), and the associated Vices of Self-Indulgence and Insensibility. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2020-Jun-19podcast image#344 Joseph Henrich: Cultural Evolution, Human Cooperation, and WEIRD Psychology
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter SubscribeStar: https://www.subscribestar.com/the-dissen... PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter PayPal Subscription 1 Dollar: https://tinyurl.com/yb3acuuy PayPal Subscription 3 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ybn6bg9l PayPal Subscription 5 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ycmr9gpz PayPal Subscription 1... (@TheDissenterYT, 74 minutes)
2020-Jun-19podcast imageHakwan Lau Live!
Join me for a discussion with Hakwan Lau (@onemorebrown, 131 minutes)
2020-Jun-19podcast imageChoosing Now for Later: Precedent Autonomy and Problem of Surrogate Decision-Making After Severe Brain Injury
Recording of the New St Cross Special Ethics Seminar on surrogate decision-making after severe brain injury. Patients with ‘covert awareness’ may continue to have values and an authentic sense of self, which may differ from their past values and wishes, despite lacking decision-making capacity in the present. Accordingly, surrogate decision-makers should make decisions based on how the patient is... (@ethicsinthenews, 56 minutes)
2020-Jun-19podcast imageThe Blair Witch Project
The two cows delve into the Black Hills Forest to sort out why the Blair Witch Project was the tenth highest grossing movie of 1999, why it took so long for Hollywood to capitalize on found footage horror, the nature of horror itself and why we desire to be horrified, as well as what makes the Blair Witch Project so especially horrifying. (@cowspod, 62 minutes)
2020-Jun-19podcast imageAristotle, Nicomachean Ethics - The Virtue Of Courage - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Aristotle's work of moral theory, the Nicomachean Ethics Specifically it focuses on book 3 of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics (and some parallel discussions in the Eudemian Ethics), where he discusses the Virtue of Courage, the opposed vices of Cowardice and Rashness -- and several other moral phenomena that seem like, but are not ... (@philosopher70, 25 minutes)
2020-Jun-19podcast imageEp. 10 - (ft.) Jon Rosen: What's Fair Game in a Conversation?
In this episode, I speak with Dr. Jon Rosen about his Facebook discussion group Fair Game and about how to have difficult conversations generally. We discuss the challenges, what it means to be a reasonable interlocutor, and more. Here's any links you'll need to dive deeper: https://www.facebook.com/groups/fairgame If you learned something from this episode, please consider supporting me he... (@Jordan_C_Myers, 112 minutes)
2020-Jun-18podcast imageEV - 147 Social Justice and Street Epistemology with Reid Nicewonder pt.1
My guest this week is Reid Nicewonder (@ReidN), president of Street Epistemology International (@501c3forSE) and host of Cordial Curiosity YouTube Channel (@CordialCurious). We discuss street epistemology, its connections to the grievance studies folks, and social justice.SE International: https://streetepistemologyinternational.... referenced: https://letter.wiki/conversation/166Conv... A Scanner... (@ETVPod, 69 minutes)
2020-Jun-18podcast imageThe History of Philosophy: its value and limitations- with David Bather Woods
This episode is part one of an interview with Warwick Philosophy's senior teaching fellow David Bather Woods. David has taught extensively on the history of philosophy as well as researching the work of Arthur Schopenhauer. In this first part of the interview we discuss David’s path into philosophy before moving on to discuss the value of studying the history of philosophy, and how we can address ... (@RoomPhilosophy, 28 minutes)
2020-Jun-18podcast imageWhite Ignorance
Zach, Justin, and Gabe discuss the concept of white ignorance. Is a feature of white supremacy that white people are by default unable to perceive the world accurately? The concept is discussed by Charles Mills, a contemporary political philosopher, perhaps best known for the racial contract. In this episode the vimmers explain the idea and discuss its implications. "Global White Ignorance":... (@thevimblog, 107 minutes)
2020-Jun-18podcast imageAristotle, Nicomachean Ethics - The Aristotelian Moral Virtues - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher Aristotle's work of moral theory, the Nicomachean Ethics Specifically it focuses upon his listing of the moral virtues in book 2, and his discussions about how these virtues are differentiated from each other, and what their distinctive subject-matters are. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/s... (@philosopher70, 11 minutes)
2020-Jun-17podcast imageClaudia Passos-Ferreira Live!
Join me for a discussion with Claudia Passos-Ferreira, a visiting assistant professor at NYU’s Center for Bioethics, as we discuss infant consciousness (@onemorebrown, 127 minutes)
2020-Jun-17podcast image0G107: Devs and the Paradox of Predictability
I'm going to present these show notes, knowing that you already could have predicted that I would do a big meta thing and also knowing that it still impacts you that I engage in the physical act of doing the thing. Basically this all makes sense because quantum determinism, here ::starts up machine and shows you video of yourself understanding all of this in the future and how you'll happily respo... (@0gPhilosophy, 44 minutes)
2020-Jun-17podcast imageDemocratic politics is being challenged, but is it changing?
What are we to make of the fact that, in a time when democratic politics is being radically challenged by a series of seismic shocks, and when ideas or options once thought impossible are now squarely back ‘on the table’, our political leaders and their opponents have rarely seemed more conventional? David Runciman, Professor of Politics at Cambridge University and host of the Talking Politics pod... (@RadioNational, 48 minutes)
2020-Jun-16podcast imageMike Brancatelli | Meaning, Inner Reflection, Wonder, Curiosity, Wisdom, Psychedelics and More
Entering the labyrinth today is Mike Brancatelli....we dive deep into the wonder of life. Enjoy! Hit up the Mikeadelic podcast..... Website: https://bit.ly/2GqH7kX Patreon: https://bit.ly/3d0piI0 Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Pqc50B Facebook: https://bit.ly/2XCchg7 Twitter: https://bit.ly/2IwIhik Email: https://bit.ly/2Dsv2v4 Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2Vf2RKf Spotify: https:... (@philosophyguy2, 86 minutes)
2020-Jun-16podcast imageMorality and Humanity | Simone Schnall, Joel Robbins, Rae Langton
Psychologist Simone Schnall, philosopher Rae Langton and anthropologist Joel Robbins discuss morality relativity. (@IAI_TV, 43 minutes)
2020-Jun-16podcast imageKai von Fintel on Language, Semantics and Possible Worlds | Episode 5
Professor Kai von Fintel is a world-leading linguist (Section Head at MIT) who is well known for his contributions to Semantics, an academic fields which sits at the intersection of many disciplines which is typically concerned with the meaning of linguistic expressions. He is the co-founder of the open access journal Semantics & Pragmatics. You can find more about his work on his website: htt... (@tedynenu, 74 minutes)
2020-Jun-16podcast imageGideon Rosen
I ask the philosopher Gideon Rosen five questions about himself. Gideon Rosen is Stuart Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University. He works in the philosophy of mathematics, metaphysics, and moral philosophy, and is the author, with John Burgess, of "A Subject with No Object" (2000). (@KieranSetiya, 26 minutes)
2020-Jun-16podcast imageImmanuel Kant, Groundwork - More Examples For 2nd Formulation Of Categorical Imperative
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 18th century philosopher Immanuel Kant's work of ethics, The Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals. Specifically it provides additional examples of how to apply the second formulation of the Categorical Imperative. This formulation tells us to act so as to always treat humanity in our own person or in others never as a means but always as an end, ... (@philosopher70, 30 minutes)
2020-Jun-15podcast imageE44: Subjective Chiroptera of Experience - Thomas Nagel's "What is it Like to Be a Bat?"
This episode is slightly different, in that it is our first attempt at recording while doing a Live Stream! Sounds about the same I reckon. But we're excited anyway. An analysis of Thomas Nagel's 1974 paper "What is it Like to Be a Bat?", which initiated "decades of confusion" in the philosophy of mind literature, and gave us the phrase still in use today "what-it's-like"-ness as a pseudo-de... (@dawdlerspodcast, 49 minutes)
2020-Jun-15podcast image#343 Marco Del Giudice: The Evolutionary Psychology of Gender Differences (Part 1)
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter SubscribeStar: https://www.subscribestar.com/the-dissen... PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter PayPal Subscription 1 Dollar: https://tinyurl.com/yb3acuuy PayPal Subscription 3 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ybn6bg9l PayPal Subscription 5 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ycmr9gpz PayPal Subscription 1... (@TheDissenterYT, 74 minutes)
2020-Jun-15podcast image101 | David Baltimore on the Mysteries of Viruses
I recently saw an estimate that if you took all the novel coronaviruses in the world (the actual viruses, not patients), you could fit them into a bucket no more than a couple of liters in volume. A huge impact has been wrought by a very small amount of stuff. The world of viruses is vast and complicated, and we’re still learning some of its basic features. Today’s guest David Baltimore won the No... (@seanmcarroll, 74 minutes)
2020-Jun-15podcast imageEp. 245: Fashion (Derrida, Foucault, Sontag) w/ Shahidha Bari (Part Two)
We conclude with Foucault's "The Ethics of the Concern of the Self As A Practice of Freedom" (1984) and add Susan Sontag's "On Style" (1965). After our guest's departure, we give some concluding remarks about her book Dressed: A Philosophy of Clothes (2020) and Derrida's "The Animal That Therefore I Am" (1999). Start with part one or get the ad-free, unbroken Citizen Edition. Support PEL and be en... (@PartiallyExLife, 51 minutes)
2020-Jun-14podcast imageSTM Podcast #56: Eric Adams - Black Lives Matter, Structural Change in Law Enforcement, COVID-19
On episode 56, we welcome Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams to discuss the black lives matter movement, creating structural changes in law enforcement, the similarities in the current struggles of different communities, and how to effectively protest injustice in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Eric Adams is the Borough President of Brooklyn, New York City. Adams served as an officer in th... (@seize_podcast, 33 minutes)
2020-Jun-14podcast imageDoes Race Exist? With Shaun Stanley
Does the colour of your skin, the texture of your hair, or the shape of your nose make you part of a racial group? Is race a social construct based on collective perception? Do the members of a race share beliefs, cultures and attitudes?  Facebook Discussion Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/brainina... Thumbnail art: By Amazing Ameziane from Muhammad Ali Graphic Novel (@JasonWerbeloff, 59 minutes)
2020-Jun-14podcast imageRace in America pt 2: Lewis Gordon
Any conversation about racial justice has to go back to basics: questions about the nature of humanity and the meaning of freedom. Philosopher Lewis Gordon explores these questions in the light of COVID-19 and America's current upheavals. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Jun-14podcast imageHoP 351 - Quentin Skinner on Machiavelli
Leading Machiavelli scholar Quentin Skinner joins Peter to discuss morality, history, and religion in the Prince and the Discourses. (@HistPhilosophy, 35 minutes)
2020-Jun-13podcast imageEpisode 80, ‘Human Nature’ with Steven Pinker and Rutger Bregman (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
What was life like before we emerged from hunter-gatherer tribes and pulled ourselves into the civilised world? Notoriously, this same question was asked by the great philosopher Thomas Hobbes in the seventeenth century. His answer? The state of nature is a ‘time of war, where every man is enemy to every man’; where all live in ‘continual fear’, and in ‘danger of violent death; and the life of m... (@ThePanpsycast, 45 minutes)
2020-Jun-13podcast imageImmanuel Kant, Groundwork - Kant's Examples For 2nd Formulation Of Categorical Imperative
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 18th century philosopher Immanuel Kant's work of ethics, The Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals. Specifically it examines Kant's examples of how to apply the second formulation of the Categorical Imperative. This formulation tells us to act so as to always treat humanity in our own person or in others never as a means but always as an end ... (@philosopher70, 24 minutes)
2020-Jun-13podcast imageUPDATE: NEWS + SUPPORT
All of you were extremely kind and helpful over these past few months. I feel very humbled and grateful from the bottom of my heart to you all! But I am still going through hard times. In order to sustain the channel, and even to support myself I need your help. I am trying to get another job to complement what I am getting from the channel, but you certainly now that that is extremely dif... (@TheDissenterYT, 9 minutes)
2020-Jun-13podcast imageThe Loophole
Two men committed a double murder in rural Maine in 1990. Only one pulled the trigger. The state prosecutor decided to try them separately, but that was a mistake, and both were acquitted. Then the Feds came in, and sentenced one man to life in prison for a crime he was already acquitted of doing. How is this possible in America? The answer is a loophole in criminal law. Today we examine that loop... (@HiPhiNation, 44 minutes)
2020-Jun-12podcast image“Why Does Income Equality Make Society Stronger?”
Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett, authors of "The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better," and their newest book, "The Inner Level, How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone's Well-Being." (@whyradioshow, 85 minutes)
2020-Jun-12podcast imageEp. 9 - (ft.) Matthew McManus: Myth and Mayhem
In this episode, I sit down with Matthew McManus to discuss the new book he co-authored: Myth and Mayhem: A Leftist Critique of Jordan Peterson. Here's any links you'll need to dive deeper: https://twitter.com/MattPolProf https://left2right.webflow.io/ https://www.amazon.com/Myth-Mayhem-Lefti... If you learned something from this episode, please consider supporting me here: https://www.... (@Jordan_C_Myers, 60 minutes)
2020-Jun-12podcast imageImmanuel Kant, Groundwork - 2nd Formulation Of Categorical Imperative - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 18th century philosopher Immanuel Kant's work of ethics, The Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals. Specifically it examines his discussion in sec. 2 providing the second formulation of the Categorical Imperative. In this video, I discuss the second formulation in general and break it down into its main components. This formulation tells us to a... (@philosopher70, 28 minutes)
2020-Jun-12podcast image8/6/2020: Béatrice Han-Pile on Two Puzzles in the Early Christian Constitution of the Self: Reflections on Foucault’s Interpretation of John Cassian
Béatrice Han-Pile studied philosophy, history and literature at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris) and was awarded a Fellowship from the Thiers Foundation while completing her doctoral thesis on Michel Foucault. Before coming to Essex, she taught in France at the Universities of Paris IV-Sorbonne, Reims and Amiens. She is the author of Foucault's Critical Project: Between the Transcendental and ... (@Aristotweets, 56 minutes)
2020-Jun-12podcast imageEV - 146 Revising the Chinese Room with Daniel Estrada
My guest this week is Daniel Estrada (@eripsa), a Lecturer at the New Jersey Institute of Technology where he teaches on engineering ethics, AI, and philosophy of mind. We discuss his critiques of the Chinese room and why he prefers Lady Lovelace's objection to Turing.Daniel's Website: https://www.madeofrobots.com/Invocation: Aaron's Chinese RoomEditing by Brian ZiegenhagenMusic by GW RodriguezSib... (@ETVPod, 68 minutes)
2020-Jun-12podcast imageEp. 8 - (ft.) Dr. Eric Louw
In this episode, I speak with Dr. Eric Louw about his experiences in South Africa during the transition from Apartheid and how it has shaped his thinking on the question of Affirmative Action and diversity in education and the work force. If you learned something from this episode, please consider supporting me here: https://www.patreon.com/jordanmyers Every dollar that comes in will go toward... (@Jordan_C_Myers, 108 minutes)
2020-Jun-12podcast imageEnhancing Human Beings
What are the ethics of genetic enhancement? (@DavidEdmonds100)
2020-Jun-11podcast imageLIBERALISM, REPUBLICANISM, & VIOLENCE
I present an original account of how my J S Mill Style liberalism might fit together with my 'Neo-Machiavellian' Republicanism. The context is a consideration of social norms around speech and violence but I develop this into a larger theory of how to normatively understand American politics. BRAND NEW: We now have a store where you can buy Political Philosophy Podcast merchandise! https://... (@PolPhilPod, 97 minutes)
2020-Jun-11podcast imageImmanuel Kant, Groundwork - More Examples 1st Formulation Categorical Imperative - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 18th century philosopher Immanuel Kant's work of ethics, The Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals. Specifically it provides additional examples used to clarify the first formulation of the Categorical Imperative. This formulation tells us to act always upon maxims that we can will to be universal laws of nature. To support my ongoing work, g... (@philosopher70, 31 minutes)
2020-Jun-11podcast imageEpisode 126 - Listener Q&A with Agnes Callard and Ben Callard
Three philosophers. Eight head-scratchers. 50 minutes. In this episode, Agnes Callard, Ben Callard and I respond to the world's most awesome listener-recorded questions.A lot of people have the impression that philosophy is, first and foremost, an enterprise in which college professor types read books that no one can understand, then issue a response in the form of more books that no one can under... (@ElucidationsPod, 48 minutes)
2020-Jun-11podcast imageChinese Philosophy, Daoism and a Philosophy of Comparisons- with Max Lacertosa
This episode is an interview with Warwick Philosophy's newly appointed teaching fellow Massimiliano Lacertosa. Max is interested in Chinese Philosophy (specifically Daoism) and in this interview we discuss questions such as: How can a course on "Chinese Philosophy" be taught without being too reductive? What is the benefit of approaching Philosophy comparatively? What does "Chinese Philosophy" eve... (@RoomPhilosophy, 47 minutes)
2020-Jun-11podcast imageRobert Pippin, "Filmed Thought: Cinema as Reflective Form" (U Chicago Press, 2020)
Robert Pippin's book Filmed Thought: Cinema as Reflective Form (University of Chicago Press, 2020) is a work in the philosophy of film published in 2020 by the University of Chicago Press. Each chapter in Filmed Thought treats a film in-depth, including works by Hitchcock, Ray, Malick, Sirk, Almodovar, Polanski, and the Dardenne brothers. The book is written in an accessible style that does not se... (@NewBooksPhil, 102 minutes)
2020-Jun-10podcast imageMatthew Duncombe, "Ancient Relativity: Plato, Aristotle, Stoics and Skeptics" (Oxford UP, 2020)
As a matter of basic metaphysics, we classify individuals in terms of their relations to other things – for example, a parent is a parent of someone, a larger object is larger than a smaller object. The nature of relativity – the question of how things relate to other things – is a topic that winds its way through the history of philosophy to the present day. In Ancient Relativity: Plato, Aristo... (@NewBooksPhil, 62 minutes)
2020-Jun-10podcast imageBlack Lives Matter
As the Black Lives Matter movement spreads across the globe in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, Monty shares his perspective on systemic racism and Tim looks at the role that he and others like him can play to confront racism and make real change. This was a powerful and emotional episode for us to record, and we hope that it can help others find clarity and hope around an immensely import... (@ockhamsbeard, 65 minutes)
2020-Jun-10podcast image0G106: The Platform and Methods of Social Change
Comrades, join me and rise up! We have nothing to lose but our overwrought allegories for social inequality! Together we can escape whatever arrangement of boxes we've been placed in and smash whatever faceless system of control is distributing our resources in a physically impossible but philosophically meaningful arrangement. Hear the call of our people: Obviously! We're covering The Platform an... (@0gPhilosophy, 42 minutes)
2020-Jun-10podcast imageOrdinary vices: Impatience
The vice of impatience reflects a particular relationship to time: the notion that time is a finite commodity that ‘must be made the most of’, not an opportunity for encounter or an invitation to attentiveness and mutual discovery. Better put, impatience is ultimately about control. (@RadioNational, 50 minutes)
2020-Jun-09podcast imageFrom the vaults: Eating Animals
Jonathan Safran Foer discusses themes from Eating Animals, his exhaustively argued account of one man's decade-long struggle with vegetarianism. Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Jun-09podcast imageFrom the vaults: Stewards of the Earth
Are humans exceptional among living beings? How should we understand our relationship with the natural world? Jennifer Gabrys and Simon James discuss. Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Jun-09podcast imageFrom the vaults: Animals
In this episode, John Ó Maoilearca, Undine Sellbach, and Lynn Turner discuss the role animals play in our understanding of issues as wide as ethics, art, friendship, and technology. Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Jun-09podcast imageFrom the vaults: Multiculturalism and Animal Ethics
What should we do when cultural or religious traditions appear to conflict with current ideas about animal welfare? In a world where animal rights are often used as a cover for racism, David Grumett,... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Jun-09podcast imageFrom the vaults: Invasive Species
When does conservation become 'green xenophobia'? Fred Pearce, Chris Thomas, and Emma Townshend discuss theoretical and practical responses to non-native species. Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Jun-09podcast imageFrom the vaults: Artificial Meat
Anat Pick, Mark Post and Adam Shriver discuss the science, ethics and meaning of cultured (or lab-grown) meat. Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Jun-09podcast imageImmanuel Kant, Groundwork - Kant's Examples for the 1st Formulation of the Categorical Imperative
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 18th century philosopher Immanuel Kant's work of ethics, The Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals. Specifically it examines Kant's examples used in that text to illustrate the first formulation of the categorical imperative. This formulation tells us to act always upon maxims that we can will to be universal laws of nature. To support my ongo... (@philosopher70, 18 minutes)
2020-Jun-09podcast imageEpisode 190: We Pod. We Pod-Cast. We Podcast. (Frankfurt’s “On Bullshit”)
David and Tamler talk about police violence, the protests, and Harry Frankfurt's journal article turned bestseller ”On Bullshit." Plus we dive into a comic masterpiece of late capitalism: the University of Oregon's brand guidelines. (@verybadwizards, 121 minutes)
2020-Jun-09podcast imageUnpacking The Ethics of Covid-19 |Susan Neiman, Peter Hitchens, Patricia Churchland
Susan Neiman, Peter Hitchens and Patricia Churchland debate the big moral issues of the pandemic. (@IAI_TV, 52 minutes)
2020-Jun-09podcast imageScott Shapiro
I ask the philosopher Scott Shapiro five questions about himself. Scott Shapiro is the Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at Yale Law School. His areas of interest include jurisprudence, international law, constitutional law, criminal law and cybersecurity; and he is the author of "Legality" (2011) and, with Oona Hathaway, of "The Internationalists: How a Radica... (@KieranSetiya, 28 minutes)
2020-Jun-09podcast imagePhilosophy In Film - 020 - Alien 3
The crew continues its Alien franchise retrospective by tackling David Fincher's 1992 "Alien 3." Birth, Life, and now Death. Maybe a Resurrection later. Feature beer: African Queen Dragon (Alley Kat Brewing Company, Edmonton, AB) (@PhilInFilm, 98 minutes)
2020-Jun-08podcast imageA Discussion on Consciousness | Panpsychism, Materialism, Idealism, Dualism, and the Foundations of Experience
Woooooo weeeeee tune into this fun conversation on consciousness! Matthew Taylor's Podcast: https://reasonpress.net/ 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://bi... (@philosophyguy2, 121 minutes)
2020-Jun-08podcast image#342 H. Clark Barrett: On Mental Adaptations And Modularity Of Mind
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter SubscribeStar: https://www.subscribestar.com/the-dissen... PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter PayPal Subscription 1 Dollar: https://tinyurl.com/yb3acuuy PayPal Subscription 3 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ybn6bg9l PayPal Subscription 5 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ycmr9gpz PayPal Subscription 1... (@TheDissenterYT, 59 minutes)
2020-Jun-08podcast imageSacred and Profane Love Episode 24: On Reading The Plague in a Plague
Sacred and Profane Love Episode 24: On Reading The Plague in a Plague by Sacred and Profane Love (@eudaimoniapod, 83 minutes)
2020-Jun-08podcast imageImmanuel Kant, Groundwork - 1st Formulation Of The Categorical Imperative - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 18th century philosopher Immanuel Kant's work of ethics, The Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals. Specifically it examines his discussio in sec. 2 where he introduces the first formulation of the Categorical Imperative. This video discusses the formulation in general, breaks it down, and suggests and how it might be applied. This formulation te... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Jun-08podcast image100 | Solo | Life and Its Meaning
A podcast only hits the century mark once! And for Mindscape, this is it. There have been holiday messages and bonus episodes and the like. But this is the 100th officially-numbered episode. To celebrate, I decided to treat myself to a solo episode in which I reflect, somewhat non-systematically, on the age-old question of the meaning of life. I end up spending a lot (most?) of the time talking ab... (@seanmcarroll, 93 minutes)
2020-Jun-08podcast imageEp. 245: Fashion (Derrida, Foucault) w/ Shahidha Bari (Part One)
On Jacques Derrida's "The Animal That Therefore I Am" (1999), Michel Foucault's "The Ethics of the Concern of the Self As A Practice of Freedom" (1984), and our guest's Dressed: A Philosophy of Clothes (2020). Philosophy devalues appearances, but our changing dominant metaphysics (there is no "underneath" but rather a complex built out of appearance itself) should have changed this. Our guest prov... (@PartiallyExLife, 54 minutes)
2020-Jun-08podcast imageGeorge Floyd and the Storm
Zach gives a brief statement about the protests and future podcasts. The bonkers LA police union: https://www.theeastsiderla.com/news/live... Another example: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020... Aph and Syl Ko: https://smile.amazon.com/Aphro-ism-Cultu... A reading list: https://www.radicalhistoryreview.org/abu... An action list: https://www.indiewire.com/2020/05/h... (@thevimblog, 12 minutes)
2020-Jun-07podcast imageHaunting the Margins - E3: Alan Watts
After another mammoth Dawdle, the Dawdlers finally return to the Margins seeking specters, and find this time the anti-improvement, anti-guru, self-improvement guru Alan Watts. They consider some of Mr. Watts' most controversial opinions with oodles of juicy quotes. As is the nature of considering the centrality / marginality of thinkers, many guests come to the party this week, but Alan h... (@dawdlerspodcast, 138 minutes)
2020-Jun-07podcast imageSTM Podcast #55: Liz Dorval - Is it Time for a 4-Day Work Week and to Work From Home?
On episode 55, we welcome back Liz Dorval to discuss the appearance of our work-lives after the pandemic subsides, the benefits of working from home and implementing a universal basic income and the four day work-week, and the downside of “bullshit jobs.” 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, 70 minutes)
2020-Jun-07podcast imageDoes Tuvix Deserve to Die?
When Tuvok and Neelix accidentally merge into a single man in a transporter accident, Captain Janeway has to make a tough decision: Should she kill Tuvix to restore Tuvok and Neelix? We discuss the philosophy of Star Trek, transporters, and personal identity. (@JasonWerbeloff, 60 minutes)
2020-Jun-07podcast imageRace in America pt 1: George Yancy
Speaking out against racism by insisting on the collusion of white people — even well-meaning ones — in a system that's racist to the core can bring serious consequences. George Yancy knows this well. (@DavidPZone1, 36 minutes)
2020-Jun-07podcast imageHAP 54 - Wilson Moses on the Roots of Black Nationalism
Wilson Moses speaks to us about his research into early black notionalism, as represented by Crummell, Douglass, and others. (@HistPhilosophy, 25 minutes)
2020-Jun-06podcast imageEpisode 80, ‘Human Nature’ with Steven Pinker and Rutger Bregman (Part I - Humankind)
What was life like before we emerged from hunter-gatherer tribes and pulled ourselves into the civilised world? Notoriously, this same question was asked by the great philosopher Thomas Hobbes in the seventeenth century. His answer? The state of nature is a ‘time of war, where every man is enemy to every man’; where all live in ‘continual fear’, and in ‘danger of violent death; and the life of... (@ThePanpsycast, 47 minutes)
2020-Jun-06podcast imagePunishment without End
A teen-aged girl gets caught with a suitcase stuffed with powdered cocaine, and she comes before a federal judge. That judge learns that a felony conviction carries punishments for life for her. He embarks on a mission to get all other judges to shorten prison sentences in light of this. Meanwhile, a researcher learns of a pervasive but secretive practice where prosecutors, defense attorneys, and ... (@HiPhiNation, 57 minutes)
2020-Jun-06podcast image397: White Privilege and Racial Injustice
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/white-privi... “White privilege” has become a buzzword in discussions about racial inequality and racial justice. The call to “check your privilege” appeals to those privileged to acknowledge the various ways they receive special treatment that others don’t. But when white people explicitly acknowledge their privilege, does this do anything to further raci... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2020-Jun-05podcast imageImmanuel Kant, Groundwork - Three Types Of Imperatives - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 18th century philosopher Immanuel Kant's work of ethics, The Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals. Specifically it examines his discussion of the three types of imperatives he distinguishes. These include categorical imperatives of morality and hypothetical imperatives of skill and prudence. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site... (@philosopher70, 21 minutes)
2020-Jun-05podcast imageEV - 145 Void Crossing with James Croft
My guest this week is James Croft (@CroftSpeaks), host of the Ethics and Chill podcast and the leader of the Ethical Society of St. Lewis. We try to say profound things about coping with the void through pop culture content, but mostly it's a lot of jokes about Animal Crossing and some advice on how to get that cult money.Ethics and Chill: https://ethicsandchill.org/Ethical Society of St. Lewis: h... (@ETVPod, 70 minutes)
2020-Jun-05podcast imageNo Country For Old Men (w/ Edward Lewis)
The two cows head to Texas with their pal Edward to consider one of the best film adaptations of a book ever. Topics discussed include encounters with the unintelligible, grappling with our shared fate of becoming lost to the passage of time, Sartrean bad faith, and Anton Chigurh’s quarantine haircut. (@cowspod, 86 minutes)
2020-Jun-05podcast image1/6/2020: Anna Mahtani on Dutch Book and Accuracy Theorems
Anna Mahtani is Associate Professor in philosophy at the London School of Economics. She did her PhD on vagueness at Sheffield, and then worked at Oxford and the Open University, before arriving at the LSE. She studies decision theory, formal epistemology, and the philosophy of language, and works at the intersection of these different disciplines. She is currently working on several projects: tra... (@Aristotweets, 46 minutes)
2020-Jun-04podcast imageImmanuel Kant, Groundwork - Reason, Happiness, And Duty - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 18th century philosopher Immanuel Kant's work of ethics, The Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals. Specifically it examines his discussion in sec. 1 about the connection between rationality, morality, and happiness. 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, 15 minutes)
2020-Jun-04podcast imageCan’t Complain by Kathryn Norlock
Complaining about our pains is often viewed as weak or soft. Kant and Aristotle went so far as to say that it should never be done. And they say it's something a real man would never do. But could complaining actually be a virtue, even when you can't fix the thing that makes you sad or mad? When done well, complaining can expose our vulnerabilities, invite others to commiserate over share pains, a... (@wesbuc, 33 minutes)
2020-Jun-04podcast image016 – Ice
Ice, Ice, Baby. Not just lyrics from one of history’s great musicians, but also the topic of this episode. Elena and Ian take a cold, hard look at how chilling changed the world. Cool story, bro. 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... (@wondercupboard, 75 minutes)
2020-Jun-03podcast imageImmanuel Kant, Groundwork - The Notion Of Duty - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 18th century philosopher Immanuel Kant's work of ethics, The Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals. Specifically it examines his discussion in sec. 1 about the connection about what it means to have Duty as the motive for one's actions and decisions. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like ... (@philosopher70, 21 minutes)
2020-Jun-03podcast imageFrank Wilderson III, "Afropessimism" (Liveright, 2020)
How should we understand the pervasiveness – and virulence – of anti-Black violence in the United State? Why and how is anti-Black racism different from other forms of racism? How does it permeate our moral and political ideals? Frank Wilderson III combines memoir and works of political theory, critical theory, literature, and film to offer a philosophy of Blackness. In his new book Afropessimis... (@NewBooksPhil, 59 minutes)
2020-Jun-03podcast imageEp. 94 Postmodernism Part 4
This week listen in with all due deference as Danny and Mike … no, hang on, I’m not doing this. Why should I impose a narrative on you? The cast is out there now, you make of it what you will. Look, I’ll even leave you space to construct your own blurb, enough of this authorial priority, you go to it. I’ll just sit here and watch. Away you go then. [ ] There, see, not as easy as i... (@PhilosophyWtf, 29 minutes)
2020-Jun-03podcast image0G105: Picard and the Butlerian Jihad
Oh hey, you look keen for some decent fan service mixed with cribbing from Dune. Perfect for CBS's business model. We're covering Picard, which is decent, and how it gives away that Star Trek is just the precursor to Dune. Picard has your Butlerian Jihad, your incompetent intergalatic federation, your weird biotech. All the makings of a solid Dune Prequel. I'm sure we'll find out the Romulan kid i... (@0gPhilosophy, 46 minutes)
2020-Jun-03podcast imageAfter the death of George Floyd
The death of 46-year-old George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police was both shocking and sickeningly familiar. What are the protesters communicating about the moral content of the police-killing of black men and women? (@RadioNational, 49 minutes)
2020-Jun-02podcast imageFrom the vaults: Affirmative Action
In this episode, philosopher Elizabeth Anderson and Runnymede Trust Director Omar Khan discuss affirmative action. What is it? Why is it so controversial? Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Jun-02podcast imageFrom the vaults: Prejudice
Are we more or less prejudiced than at other points in history? And is prejudice always wrong, or even avoidable? If it is avoidable, how can this be achieved? Marco Cinnirella, Katharine Jenkins,... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Jun-02podcast imageFrom the Vaults: Frantz Fanon and Political Activism
Michael Burns, Madhu Krishnan and John Narayan explore what Fanon's work can teach us about the contemporary world. Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Jun-02podcast imageFrom the vault: The Philosophy of Race
In this episode, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Priyamvada Gopal, and Nasar Meer consider what we understand by race, and the relationships between race, inequality, and prejudice. Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Jun-02podcast imageFrom the vaults: Is Political Violence Ever Justified?
Are some types of political violence more rational, ethical, or justifiable than others? Maeve Cooke and Kimberley Hutchings discuss. Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Jun-02podcast imageFrom the vaults: The Politics of Memorials
Some people and events are remembered by communities, others forgotten. Who and what ought to be remembered? Should some memorials be removed? And who should decide? Michelle Codrington-Rogers,... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Jun-02podcast imageImmanuel Kant, Groundwork - The Good Will - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 18th century philosopher Immanuel Kant's work of ethics, The Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals. Specifically it examines his discussion in sec. 1 about the Good Will as being the only unqualifiedly good thing. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you ca... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Jun-02podcast image"The Evolution of Knowledge: Rethinking Science for The Anthropocene" with Professor Jürgen Renn
Most history of science publications narrowly focus on specific periods in human history, or particular disciplines of scientific discovery, or small sets of scientists and philosophers. However there is a view that history of science can be better understood against the background of a history of knowledge including not only theoretical but also intuitive and practical knowledge. This can be furt... (@BTG_ie, 65 minutes)
2020-Jun-02podcast imageThe Margins of Language | Stanley Fish, Genia Schönbaumsfeld, Hilary Lawson
Stanley Fish, Genia Schönbaumsfeld and Hilary Lawson explore the limits of language. (@IAI_TV, 41 minutes)
2020-Jun-02podcast imageBrian Greene, "Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe" (Random House, 2020)
Brian Greene is a Professor of Mathematics and Physics at Columbia University in the City of New York, where he is the Director of the Institute for Strings, Cosmology, and Astroparticle Physics, and co-founder and chair of the World Science Festival. He is well known for his TV mini-series about string theory and the nature of reality, including the Elegant Universe, which tied in with his best-s... (@NewBooksPhil, 121 minutes)
2020-Jun-02podcast imageZena Hitz
I ask the philosopher Zena Hitz five questions about herself. Zena Hitz is a Tutor at St. John's College, Annapolis. Her new book, "Lost in Thought," is about the pleasures of intellectual life. (@KieranSetiya, 26 minutes)
2020-Jun-01podcast imageE43: Rorty's Mirror of Nature Part II - Dividing by Zero
The thigh-ly anticipated second half of the Richard Rorty Dawdle. Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature, Part II! (@dawdlerspodcast, 60 minutes)
2020-Jun-01podcast image#341 Scott Barry Kaufman - Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter SubscribeStar: https://www.subscribestar.com/the-dissen... PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter PayPal Subscription 1 Dollar: https://tinyurl.com/yb3acuuy PayPal Subscription 3 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ybn6bg9l PayPal Subscription 5 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ycmr9gpz PayPal Subscription 1... (@TheDissenterYT, 60 minutes)
2020-Jun-01podcast image99 | Scott Aaronson on Complexity, Computation, and Quantum Gravity
There are some problems for which it’s very hard to find the answer, but very easy to check the answer if someone gives it to you. At least, we think there are such problems; whether or not they really exist is the famous P vs NP problem, and actually proving it will win you a million dollars. This kind of question falls under the rubric of “computational complexity theory,” which formal... (@seanmcarroll, 113 minutes)
2020-Jun-01podcast imageFyodor Dostoevsky, Notes From Underground - Enlightenment, Nature, And The Will - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky's work, Notes from Underground, which raises a number of issues concerning human freedom, progress, rationality, and desire. Specifically it examines the assumptions made about laws of nature, social science and planning, and the will. These tend to be made from perspectives that could be categorized as enlight... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Jun-01podcast imageIlya Somin, "Free to Move: Foot Voting, Migration, and Political Freedom" (Oxford UP, 2020)
When we think of democracy, we typically think of voting; and when we think of voting, we ordinarily have elections and campaigns in minds. In this intuitive sense, voting is a matter of casting a ballot. After Election Day, votes are counted, and, typically, the majority rules. But things really aren’t so simple. For one thing, citizens bring differing levels of information and ignorance into the... (@NewBooksPhil, 64 minutes)
2020-Jun-01podcast imageEp. 244: Camus on Strategies for Facing Plague (Part Two)
Continuing on Albert Camus's 1947 novel, covering the old functionary Grand, the criminal (or just paranoid?) Cottard, and more of our narrators Dr. Rieux and his doomed friend Tarrou, plus more on the overall message of the book and how it might relate to our current situation. Start with part one or get the unbroken Citizen Edition. Please support PEL! End song: "You Will Kill the One You Love" ... (@PartiallyExLife, 65 minutes)
2020-Jun-01podcast imageJacob Stegenga - Medical Nihilism
Medical Nihilism. Is it vestige of a bygone age in medicine beset with treatments like mercury and bloodletting? Or the proper conclusion of a line of argument about our current medical interventions citing problems with contemporary medical research? These problems include the complex pathophysiology of contemporary diseases, the malleability of medical research methods, the biased social nexus ... (@JonathanJFuller)
2020-Jun-01podcast imageASK ME ANYTHING
I take on a range of audience questions from winning political campaigns, rights and COVID, political forgiveness, & more. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/PoliticalPhiloso... (@PolPhilPod, 66 minutes)
2020-May-31podcast image503: Covid Conundrums and Moral Dilemmas
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/covid-conun... In just months the world changed radically, and we have all had to adjust our lifestyles to stop the spread of Covid-19. Those working on the frontlines are taking on great personal risk while the rest of us are required to socially distance. But even if you follow all the guidelines, you may still face moral dilemmas. Is it ethical to order... (@philtalkradio, 9 minutes)
2020-May-31podcast imageSTM Podcast #54: How Out-of-the-Box Thinking Can Help You Achieve Your Goals
On episode 54, Alen and Leon discuss the importance of 'out-of-the-box' thinking and carving out incremental time-slots to implementing your goals, focusing on the lessons from the film 'Moneyball', our own journey to becoming podcasters, and providing tips on bouncing back from setbacks to help you see the bigger picture of your progress and achieve your long-term goals. *Correction: The author o... (@seize_podcast, 62 minutes)
2020-May-31podcast imageIs the Lockdown Lawful? With Martin van Staden
Are lockdown regulations lawful? Do we have a duty to obey the law? What if the law is immoral, contradictory or unknowable? The famous philosopher Lon Fuller wrote a thought experiment about King Rex who failed to make law in eight different ways. 1) A failure to achieve rules at, all so that every issue must be decided on an ad hoc basis. 2)A failure to publicize, or at least make avail... (@JasonWerbeloff, 56 minutes)
2020-May-31podcast imageChoosing a personal philosophy: Existentialism
Tired of having a casual, abstract flirtation with philosophy? It might be time to commit. A personal philosophy of life can be hugely helpful — but which one to choose? (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-May-31podcast imageEpisode 79, The Absurd (Part III - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Meet Jack. Jack, like most individuals, takes great care of his health, appearance, the fulfilment of his projects, and the quality of his relationships with friends and family. Today Jack is preparing for another episode of his iconic philosophy podcast. He has been reading diligently, noting fastidiously, and practicing his jokes in the mirror. Fully invested in his work, he goes to great length... (@ThePanpsycast, 53 minutes)
2020-May-31podcast imageHoP 350 - The Sentence - Machiavelli on Republicanism
Peter celebrates reaching 350 episodes by explaining a single sentence in Machiavelli's "Discourses." (@HistPhilosophy, 24 minutes)
2020-May-30podcast imageEp. 2 - Out of the Tower, Into the Gap
Following-up from the previous episode, we go into greater detail about the discrepancies between the skills philosophy students possess and the implementation in more practical contexts. (@out_tower, 30 minutes)
2020-May-30podcast imageCheryl Misak on Frank Ramsey and Ludwig Wittgenstein
Cheryl Misak has recently published a biography of F.P. Ramsey, the great Cambridge thinker who died at the age of only 26, but who nevertheless made a significant impact in several different fields including philosophy, mathematics, and economics. In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast she discusses Ramsey's interactions with Wittgenstein. The two thinkers had very different personal sty... (@philosophybites, 20 minutes)
2020-May-30podcast imagePodcast episode 6: Schleicher’s morphology and Steinthal’s Völkerpsychologie
In this episode, we look first at August Schleicher’s proposal for a linguistic “morphology” and its intellectual background in nineteenth-century biology. We then compare Schleicher’s approach to the scheme of language classification developed by H. Steinthal within Völkerpsychologie, or “psychology…Read more › (@hiphilangsci, 23 minutes)
2020-May-30podcast imageRedemption in the DDU
Erick Williams tells the story of how one bad night in the chow hall got him into solitary confinement at Walpole. The path out of solitary, and eventually out of prison, took another decade. On this episode, we look at the unique power of the Department of Corrections to do with prisoners what they will at their discretion. Philosopher Lisa Guenther tells the history of solitary in America, and ... (@HiPhiNation, 52 minutes)
2020-May-29podcast imagePhilosophy In Film - 019 - Aliens
Join your three @PhilInFilm co-hosts (actually two co-hosts and a producer) for the much anticipated continuation of the Alien Saga retrospective, as we examine the second installment, James Cameron's "Aliens". Alain struggles with an off microphone request to tighten up the synopsis, Craig complains about his local grocery store, and Chris tables a 9-point argument to support the merits of the ... (@PhilInFilm, 110 minutes)
2020-May-29podcast image#340 Melanie Meng Xue: Economics And Gender In Imperial And Modern China
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2020-May-29podcast imageFyodor Dostoevsky, Notes From The Underground - Desire And Reason - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky's work, Notes from Underground, which raises a number of issues concerning human freedom, progress, rationality, and desire. Specifically it examines the relationship between desire and reason, and the priority that desire ultimate has over reason To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patr... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2020-May-29podcast imageEd Cooke on Memory Competitions, The Art of Remembering and Attention | Episode 4
Ed Cooke is a Grandmaster of Memory and the CEO and co-founder of Memrise, one of the most used Language Learning apps in the world. He was also a main character in the international bestseller “Moonwalking with Einstein”. He graduated with a first-class degree in Psychology and Philosophy from the University of Oxford and today we are discussing various memory related issues, briefly described in... (@tedynenu, 35 minutes)
2020-May-29podcast imageEpisode 8: Binging
Binge-watching. You sit down, popcorn and soda at the ready, and before you know it, three hours have gone by and Netflix pops up with a message: “Are you still watching?”  While binge-watching is a fairly new English phrase (attested by the OED back to 1998 in verb form) in the sense of “overindulgence,” binging goes back to the 19th century, associated with gluttony. While binging on televi... (@cmalcolmkeating, 14 minutes)
2020-May-28podcast image#339 Shaun Nichols: The Philosophy And Psychology Of Morality
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2020-May-28podcast imageEV - 144 Conservative Postmodernism with Matt McManus
My Guest this week is Matt McManus (@MattPolProf), a professor of philosophy at TEC De Monterrey. Matt is the Solo or co-author of Myth and Mayhem: A Leftist Critique of Jordan Peterson and The Rise of Post-Modern Conservatism. We discuss his understanding of postmodernism and how he thinks it can sometimes fruitfully be applied to the right as well.Myth and Mayhem: A Leftist Critique of Jordan Pe... (@ETVPod, 74 minutes)
2020-May-28podcast imageAlex Kiefer and Pete Mandik Live!
Join me for a discussion with Alex Kiefer, a Lecturer at Monash University, and Pete Mandik, a professor at William Patterson University, as we discuss predictive coding, mental representation, the Free Energy Principle, and a lot more! Alex’s website Pete’s website (@onemorebrown, 136 minutes)
2020-May-27podcast imageFyodor Dostoevsky, Notes From The Underground - The Most Advantageous Advantage - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky's work, Notes from Underground, which raises a number of issues concerning human freedom, progress, rationality, and desire. Specifically it examines what he calls the "most advantageous advantage", which outweighs all other advantages or perceived goods or values. To support my ongoing work, go to my Pat... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2020-May-27podcast imageScience and the Spiritual Experience | Altered States, Higher Consciousness, Meaning, Purpose, Science, Atheism, and Spirituality
How does science relate to meaning? How does spirituality relate to meaning? How does science view truth? How does spirituality view truth? 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_ E... (@philosophyguy2, 23 minutes)
2020-May-27podcast imageEp. 93 Postmodernism Part 3
Pst, hey, kids, do you want some po-mo? Don’t sweat it brah, this is the good stuff won’t make you go blind or nothing. No this is quality stuff and the best of it is the first hit is absolute free. Yeah, you heard us, Danny and Mike are hooking you up with the real deal and it will set…you,,,free! No more living in a world that’s already written oh no, with our high grade po-mo you can play by yo... (@PhilosophyWtf, 25 minutes)
2020-May-27podcast image0G104: The Expanse and The Myth of Catching Up
Listen closely my beratna and sesata and we'll convert you from a tumang to a belta in no time. We're just scratching the surface of the Ex-pants world, basic world building stuff so we can come back later or all the weirdness. We introduce a postcolonial interpretation of Expanse tied specifically to The Myth of Catching Up. Stay space woke. The Myth of Catching Up: https://wmbranchout.files.wor... (@0gPhilosophy, 41 minutes)
2020-May-27podcast imageFyodor Dostoevsky, Notes From Underground - Self-Interest And the Advantageous - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky's work, Notes from Underground, which raises a number of issues concerning human freedom, progress, rationality, and desire. Specifically it examines his discussion of the modern thinkers who assert that if human beings simply understood their own self-interest, they would not engage in immoral, unjust, or other... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-May-27podcast 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, 44 minutes)
2020-May-26podcast imageFrom the vault: What Are Prisons For?
Christopher Bennett, Kimberley Brownlee, and Andrew Neilson discuss the arguments against the use of imprisonment as a dominant form of punishment. Why do they so often fall on deaf ears? Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-26podcast imageFrom the vaults: Immigration Detention
Should the state be allowed indefinitely detain people who have committed no crime? What does detention tell us about the ethics of immigration control? In this episode, Mishka, Mary Bosworth, and... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-26podcast imageFrom the vaults: Who Is a Refugee?
Some people crossing borders are called refugees while others are not. But who is a refugee? What precisely is the relationship between migration and seeking refuge? Can we justify the distinction... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-26podcast imageFrom the vaults: A Right to Be an Independent State?
John Breuilly and Cara Nine on what gives a territory the right to become an independent country, and under what conditions can or should a state prevent it from doing so. Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-26podcast imageFrom the vaults: Sovereignty
In this episode, Serena Ferente, Carmen Pavel and David Runciman explore 'sovereignty' and ask whether it is still a useful concept in the twenty-first century. Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-26podcast imageEpisode 189: The Anality of Evil (Freud's "Civilization and its Discontents")
David and Tamler dive into Sigmund Freud’s world of unconscious drives, death instincts, and thwarted incestuous urges in his classic text “Civilization and its Discontents.” If society has made so much progress, why are human beings perpetually dissatisfied? Can religion help us or is it a big part of the problem? What’s really going on when you piss on a fire to put it out? Also: how seriously s... (@verybadwizards, 98 minutes)
2020-May-26podcast imageHow to Make the Right Decision | Jason McKenzie Alexander
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2020-May-26podcast imageE42: Richard Rorty's Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature - Part I - An Ironic Kind of Fellow
Can’t we all just get along and get awards for attendance? Or not? Your science is not better than my poetry! This week we talk about Richard Rorty’s “Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature”. In Part 1 of this topic (WHAT!?) there are plenty of misgivings, mischaracterizations, and misunderstandings along the way. But we keep retuning to this framework of ours: the modes of inquiry (E3: Triamond Jo... (@dawdlerspodcast, 78 minutes)
2020-May-26podcast image18/5/2020: Maria Rosa Antognazza on the Distinction of Kind between Knowledge and Belief
Maria Rosa Antognazza is Professor of Philosophy at King’s College London. Educated at the Catholic University of Milan, she has held research and visiting fellowships in Italy, Germany, Israel, Great Britain and the USA, including a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship, a two-year research fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust, and the Leibniz-Professorship at the University of Leipzig (Leibniz... (@Aristotweets, 55 minutes)
2020-May-26podcast imageBéatrice Longuenesse
I ask the philosopher Béatrice Longuenesse five questions about herself. Béatrice Longuenesse is Silver Professor of Philosophy at New York University. Among her recent publications are "I, Me, Mine: Back to Kant and Back Again" (2017) and "The First Person in Cognition and Morality" (2019), her 2017 Spinoza Lectures at the University of Amsterdam. (@KieranSetiya, 26 minutes)
2020-May-25podcast image#338 Don Moore - Perfectly Confident: How To Calibrate Your Decisions Wisely
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2020-May-25podcast imageThe Social Network
The two cows revisit a more innocent time, when Facebook was just a silly site where people posted relationship statuses and the only concerns about it involved whether your mom saw that frat party photo your friend tagged you in. Is Sorkin overrated? Is this a breakup movie? Is it a movie about revolutions without ideals? What is Jesse Eisenberg like in real life? (@cowspod, 65 minutes)
2020-May-25podcast imageFrom the vault: A Right to Migrate?
Most would agree that we have a right to leave our country of origin. But since this usually means arriving in another, do we also have a right to immigrate? Chris Bertram, Emily Dugan, Matthew... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-25podcast imageEp. 244: Camus on Strategies for Facing Plague (Part One)
On Albert Camus' existentialist novel The Plague. How shall we face adversity? Camus gives us colorful characters that embody various approaches. Yes, the plague is an extreme situation, but we're all dying all the time anyway, right? Join Mark, Wes, Dylan and Seth to tease out Camus' positions from this bleak yet colorful text. Don't wait for part two; get the unbroken Citizen Edition now. Please... (@PartiallyExLife, 47 minutes)
2020-May-25podcast image98 | Olga Khazan on Living and Flourishing While Being Weird
Each of us is different, in some way or another, from every other person. But some are more different than others — and the rest of the world never stops letting them know. Societies set up “norms” that define what constitute acceptable standards of behavior, appearance, and even belief. But there will always be those who find themselves, intentionally or not, in violation of those norms — people ... (@seanmcarroll, 62 minutes)
2020-May-25podcast imageSantiago Zabala, "Being at Large: Freedom in the Ago of Alternative Facts" (McGill-Queen's UP, 2020)
In recent years, questions around the nature of ​truth ​and ​facts have reentered public debate, often in discussions around journalistic bias, and whether politically neutral reporting is possible, or even desirable. Many pundits have tried to place blame for the increasingly slippery and fickle nature of truth in reporting on the ideas developed in much 20th-century philosophy, particularly post... (@NewBooksPhil, 57 minutes)
2020-May-24podcast image502: Comforting Conversations (Part 2)
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/comforting-... In troubling, uncertain times, the arts and humanities are more important than ever. Engaging with works of literature can provide both much needed insight into our current struggles and a sense of perspective in a crisis. In what ways do novels or plays help us come to terms with human suffering? Can fictional narratives about past pandemic... (@philtalkradio, 14 minutes)
2020-May-24podcast imageFyodor Dostoevsky, Notes From The Underground - Revenge, Anger, And Justice - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky's work, Notes from Underground, which raises a number of issues concerning human freedom, progress, rationality, and desire. Specifically it examines the emotion of anger, the impulse towards revenge, and the conception of justice. Ordinary people, and "people of action", precisely because they don't think or u... (@philosopher70, 19 minutes)
2020-May-24podcast imageSTM Podcast #53: Glen Sharp - How to Develop Your Authentic Self
On episode 53, we welcome back writer Glen Sharp to discuss what it means to be authentic, the internal and external barriers to becoming your true self, the difference between responsibility and blame, and the psychology of Mike Tyson’s upcoming in-ring return. Glen Sharp was former professional boxer. He is the author of the novel Bethany Park and his memoir Punching From The Shadows. In becomi... (@seize_podcast, 80 minutes)
2020-May-24podcast imageHow to Talk to Trump Supporters
Part 2 of the discussion of the new guide for talking to Trump supporters. Gabe, Kevin, Zach, and Dylan discuss some general principles. Is it acceptable to enter a conversation hoping to change someone’s mind? Should you call Trump supporters racist? And Kevin wonders whether there should be a guide at all! Read the article: https://thevimblog.com/2020/02/02/a-guid... www.thevimblog.co... (@thevimblog, 72 minutes)
2020-May-24podcast imagePhilosophy in Film - 018 - Alien
Join the @PhilInFilm guys for a far more heated discussion than we planned for, during this week's episode on Ridley Scott's 1979 science fiction horror classic, Alien. Dr. Beauclair and the man behind the glass find a few reasons to get into it as Chris saves himself for the sequel. Feature Beer: Countdown Pale Ale by Beau's All Natural Brewing Company (Vankleek Hill, Ontario) (@PhilInFilm, 112 minutes)
2020-May-24podcast imageTime Travel and The Grandfather Paradox with Helen Robertson
Imagine you build a time machine. Is it possible for you to travel back in time, meet your grandfather before he produces any children, and kill him?  Time travel is a sci-fi staple. Is Back to the Future philosophically accurate? Did J.K Rowling crack the secret of time travel in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban? As a bonus we explain why Rick and Morty's The Vat of Acid Episode isn'... (@JasonWerbeloff, 63 minutes)
2020-May-24podcast imageDriverless cars, inequality and the 'trolley problem' in a high-tech world
The road has always been a great social leveller — we all get stuck in the same traffic jams. But with the advent of driverless cars, that could all be about to change, with troubling ethical consequences. (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-May-24podcast imageEpisode 79, The Absurd (Part II - Camus, Criticisms, and Comparison)
Meet Jack. Jack, like most individuals, takes great care of his health, appearance, the fulfilment of his projects, and the quality of his relationships with friends and family. Today Jack is preparing for another episode of his iconic philosophy podcast. He has been reading diligently, noting fastidiously, and practicing his jokes in the mirror. Fully invested in his work, he goes to great length... (@ThePanpsycast, 42 minutes)
2020-May-24podcast imageHAP 53 - Pilgrim’s Progress - Alexander Crummell
Alexander Crummell moves from pan-Africanism to reform of African American culture, identifying progressive “civilization” as a means of liberation. (@HistPhilosophy, 24 minutes)
2020-May-23podcast imageGRANDSTANDING With Justin Tosi & Brandon Warmke
Is moral grandstanding harmful? Is it something a virtuous person would do? I'm joined by Justin Tosi and Brandon Warmke to discuss their book on the issue. Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/PoliticalPhiloso... Pre-Order Grandstanding: https://t.co/jJjqd1xs7P?amp=1 (@PolPhilPod, 72 minutes)
2020-May-23podcast imageJennifer Corns Live!
Join me for a discussion about pain eliminativism with Jennifer Corns, lecturer in philosophy at the University of Glasgow Jennifer’s book The Complex Reality of Pain (@onemorebrown, 113 minutes)
2020-May-23podcast imageGender Justice
On this episode, we look at feminist and progressive prosecution; how does a prosecutor balance the aims of prosecuting more gender-based crimes while also being sensitive to the problems of mass incarceration? We look at the story of one Maine prosecutor who is winning victories in sexual assault cases that were once deemed unwinnable, and whether this lowers the bar of burden of proof to unjust ... (@HiPhiNation, 58 minutes)
2020-May-22podcast imageFyodor Dostoevsky, Notes From Underground - Pleasure Perversity And Suffering - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky's work, Notes from Underground, which raises a number of issues concerning human freedom, progress, rationality, and desire. Specifically it examines his discussion about the range of pleasures a human being can experience, including those stemming from suffering and from perverse motivations. To support m... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-May-22podcast image#337 Ann-Sophie Barwich: Philosophy of Science, Neuroscience, And Olfaction
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2020-May-21podcast imageFyodor Dostoevsky, Notes From The Underground - The Intellectual, Inertia, And Negativity
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky's work, Notes from Underground, which raises a number of issues concerning human freedom, progress, rationality, and desire. Specifically it examines the narrator's depiction of the 19th century intellectual as a person who is caught up in reflection, and unable to develop a distinctive identity. To support... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2020-May-21podcast imageEV - 143 Better Know Mary Astell with Simone Webb
My guest this week is Simone Webb (@SimoneWebbUCL), a PhD student in gender studies at UCL. We do another of our many many parts better know a philosopher series. We focus on the early conservative feminist philosopher Mary Astell, with a little Foucault appetizer.Simone's website: https://simonewebb.weebly.com/Invocation... Rishi SanghaniEditing by Brian ZiegenhagenMusic by GW RodriguezSibling Po... (@ETVPod, 69 minutes)
2020-May-21podcast image#336 Melinda Zeder: Domestication, And The Origins and Dispersal of Agriculture
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2020-May-20podcast imageJames Rachels, The Challenge Of Cultural Relativism - Relativism And Criticizing Cultural Practices
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher James Rachels' essay, The Challenge of Cultural Relativism, found in his Elements of Moral Philosophy. Specifically it examines whether we can or cannot criticize the practices or moral norms of other cultures or not. The relativist is committed to the view that we cannot - and should not - criticize them, without simply impo... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-May-20podcast imageEp. 91 Postmodernism Part 2
This week, Mike succumbs to the pressures of the time and mentions Wittgenstein before Danny does. Listen in with mounting disappointment as Danny makes the obvious Lyotard gag - low hanging fruit bro, low hanging fruit. What is the condition of postmodernity? Who was the irritating student who suggested that the movement following postmodernism should be called post-postmodernism? Guess at the ki... (@PhilosophyWtf, 25 minutes)
2020-May-20podcast image0G103: Dr Who's Heaven Sent and "Self" sacrifice
Welcome back Whovians! Our trap has worked, we've caught the time lord Mike Hall of Merseyside skeptics in our web of disrespectful ignorance and we sure do squeeze him for information. He's unrelentingly brilliant though, so of course he escapes unscathed and only slightly annoyed. We discuss the episode Heaven Sent and its connections to Buddhism and whether The Doctor does something profoundly ... (@0gPhilosophy, 49 minutes)
2020-May-20podcast imageRamadan and the reality of interdependence
Much like the month of Ramadan, the COVID-19 pandemic presents an intense reminder of a reality we most often ignore: the fact of the limits we inhabit, and our dependence on others. (@RadioNational, 37 minutes)
2020-May-20podcast images01e05 - Technocracy
Andrew explores Jacques Ellul's theory of "Technique" with the help of Professor Joel Zimbelman. Appearances also from Quinn Troester and Poet Chesko.Episode Link for Sharinghttps://shows.acast.com/reductio/... Rate and Review Us!‎Reductio: Adventures in Ideas on Apple PodcastsReductio on PatreonReductio: Adventures in Ideas is creating A Podcast about Ideas, Philosophy, and Understanding Patreo... (@media_inverted, 66 minutes)
2020-May-19podcast imageFrom the vaults: Being Alone
In this episode, John Burnside, Barbara Taylor, and James Warren explore the idea of loneliness and solitude, in philosophy, art and politics, as well as in our own lives. Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-19podcast imageFrom the vaults: Feminism
What is the future for feminism? How does feminism interact with concerns about other forms of oppression, such as those based on race and class? Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-19podcast imageFrom the vaults: The Good Life
What makes a life good? Is the good life a happy life? We address the meaning and significance of the ‘good life’ today. Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-19podcast imageFrom the vaults: Sleep
Marina Benjamin, Russell Foster and Simon Morgan discuss the science, literature and philosophy of sleep. Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-19podcast imageJames Rachels, The Challenge Of Cultural Relativism - Universal Values In Differing Cultures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher James Rachels' essay, The Challenge of Cultural Relativism, found in his Elements of Moral Philosophy. Specifically it examines the issue whether - as cultural relativists tend to claim - moral norms really are not shared across differing cultures, so that each culture would have its own set of moral norms. Rachels argues fo... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-May-19podcast imageGeoffrey Lee Live!
Join me for a discussion with Geoffrey Lee, an Associate Professor of Philosophy at UC Berkeley, as we discuss his case for deflationary pluralism. Geoff’s website (@onemorebrown, 113 minutes)
2020-May-19podcast imageKnowledge Resistance | Åsa Wikforss
Asa Wikforss helps us explore the importance of facts in our post truth world. (@IAI_TV, 12 minutes)
2020-May-19podcast imageRichard Moran
I ask the philosopher Richard Moran five questions about himself. Richard Moran is Brian D. Young Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University.  He is the author of Authority and Estrangement: "An Essay on Self-Knowledge" (2001), "The Exchange of Words: Speech, Testimony, and Intersubjectivity" (2018), and "The Philosophical Imagination" (2017). (@KieranSetiya, 29 minutes)
2020-May-18podcast image#335 Jeroen Hopster: Evolution, Morality, Climate Change, And Animal Rights
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2020-May-18podcast imageEp. 243: Aristotle's "Poetics" on Art and Tragedy (Part Two)
Continuing on the Poetics from around 335 BCE, on the structure of plot (every element must be essential!), the moral status of the heroes, Homeric poetry, the difference between tragedy and history, and how Aristotle's formula may or may not apply to modern media. Begin with part one or get the full, ad-free Citizen Edition. Please support PEL! End song: "Structure of a Tragedy" by Mark Lint. Rea... (@PartiallyExLife, 55 minutes)
2020-May-18podcast image97 | John Danaher on Our Coming Automated Utopia
Humans build machines, in part, to relieve themselves from the burden of work on difficult, repetitive tasks. And yet, despite the fact that machines are everywhere, most of us are still working pretty hard. But maybe that’s about to change. Futurists like John Danaher believe that society is finally on the brink of making a transition to a world in which work would be optional, rather than mandat... (@seanmcarroll, 83 minutes)
2020-May-18podcast image11/5/2020: Derrick Darby on Rights Externalism and Racial Injustice
Derrick Darby is Henry Rutgers Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. He discovered his passion for philosophy growing up in New York City’s Queensbridge public housing projects, as he reports in his TEDx talk Doing the Knowledge. After getting his undergraduate degree at Colgate University, he earned his Ph.D. in philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh. His work in socia... (@Aristotweets, 50 minutes)
2020-May-17podcast imageRACE & THE 2020 PRIMARY
What explains Biden's strong black support in the 2020 primary? What can progressives do better in our platform, candidates, rhetoric, and ideological presentation? (@PolPhilPod, 162 minutes)
2020-May-17podcast image501: Comforting Coversations (Part 1)
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/comforting-... In troubling, uncertain times, the arts and humanities are more important than ever. Engaging with works of literature can provide both much needed insight into our current struggles and a sense of perspective in a crisis. In what ways do novels or plays help us come to terms with human suffering? Can fictional narratives about past pandemic... (@philtalkradio, 13 minutes)
2020-May-17podcast imageSTM Podcast #52: Rachel Atcheson - How to Live a Good Life According to Effective Altruism
On episode 52, we welcome Rachel Atcheson to learn about effective altruism as a philosophy of life, discuss the ways we can improve our health care system, and the strategies and barriers to improving our own health. Rachel Atcheson is the Deputy Strategist for Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, she works on nutrition initiatives, healthy eating resources for individuals, and municipal suppor... (@seize_podcast, 55 minutes)
2020-May-17podcast imageContact (w/ Molly Perkins)
The two cows are joined this week by special guest Molly Perkins; together, they embark on an interstellar journey into the bureaucratic maze of academic funding. Join us for a discussion of aliens (where are they?), McConaughey vs. Fichtner (who best?), scrunchies (what do they signify?), our favorite first contact movies, and whether this is Robert Zemeckis's masterpiece! [0:02:08] Overview ... (@cowspod, 89 minutes)
2020-May-17podcast imageShorts - E29: The Great Server
Again, we return to “The Great Filter”. Ryan is obsessed! This time, Ryan, like millions before him—millions!—has a solution to Fermi’s Paradox and “The Great Silence”. It’s “The Great Server”! Yaaaaaaay! Bury those ear buds deep in your ears! It’s about to get virtual! -“The Dawdlers” (@dawdlerspodcast, 23 minutes)
2020-May-17podcast imageBelief, Faith, and Hope with Liz Jackson
Your brother has been missing for months and there is mounting evidence that he is dead. Is it rational to hope that he is alive and keep searching for him?   Is it rational to have faith in the existence of God because, if he turns out to exist, your faith may let you into heaven while a lack of faith could condemn you to hell?   Liz Jackson's public interviews: http://liz-jackson.c... (@JasonWerbeloff, 61 minutes)
2020-May-17podcast imageCitizens and urban planning
Consensus among citizens in the development of cities is always the goal — but it's rarely achieved. This week we explore the philosophical foundations of a more realistic model for citizen participation in urban planning. (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-May-17podcast imageEpisode 79, The Absurd (Part I - Thomas Nagel)
Meet Jack. Jack, like most individuals, takes great care of his health, appearance, the fulfilment of his projects, and the quality of his relationships with friends and family. Today Jack is preparing for another episode of his iconic philosophy podcast. He has been reading diligently, noting fastidiously, and practicing his jokes in the mirror. Fully invested in his work, he goes to great length... (@ThePanpsycast, 66 minutes)
2020-May-17podcast imageHoP 349 - No More Mr Nice Guy - Machiavelli
Machiavelli’s seminal work of political advice, "The Prince," tells the ruler how to be strong like a lion and cunning like a fox. (@HistPhilosophy, 21 minutes)
2020-May-17podcast imageJames Rachels, The Challenge Of Cultural Relativism - Five Claims Of Cultural Relativism
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher James Rachels' essay, The Challenge of Cultural Relativism, found in his Elements of Moral Philosophy. Specifically it examines five main claims that are typically made by advocates of cultural relativism. These bear upon the differences in moral norms, cultural practices, and sentiments between different cultures, and what i... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-May-16podcast imageEp. 1 - A Louder Voice for Philosophy In Tech
The first episode of a new series! In this inaugural venture, SXSW 2019 demonstrates the growing need for philosophy in the tech sectors, and I discuss how philosophers can gain a greater voice from the outset. (@out_tower, 32 minutes)
2020-May-16podcast imageTim Crane on Minds, Artificial Intelligence and Consciousness | Episode 3
Tim Crane is a world leading philosopher whose areas of research gravitate towards the study of the mind. His book, The Mechanical Mind, has introduced thousands of people to the central ideas which unite Artificial Intelligence, Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science. He is currently the Head of Department at the Central European University, having previously been the Knightbridge Professor of ... (@tedynenu, 63 minutes)
2020-May-16podcast imageSimon Blackburn on Philosophy, Truth and Morality | Episode 2
Simon Blackburn is a Fellow of the British Academy. He is a Professor of Philosophy at Trinity College, University of Cambridge who is well known for his contribution to meta-ethics (where he defends quasi-realism) and for his excellent introductory books (such as 'Think' or 'Being Good'). Outline of the conversation:00:10 What motivated you to write 'Think'?02:00 What is the role of Philosophy?04... (@tedynenu, 53 minutes)
2020-May-16podcast imageJoel David Hamkins on Infinity, Gödel's Theorems and Set Theory | Episode 1
Joel David Hamkins is an American Mathematician who is currently Professor of Logic at the University of Oxford. He is well known for his important contributions in the fields of Mathematical Logic, Set Theory and Philosophy of Mathematics. Moreover, he is very popular in the mathematical community for being the highest rated user on MathOverflow. Outline of the conversation:00:00 Podcast Introduc... (@tedynenu, 77 minutes)
2020-May-16podcast imageThe Informant
This week we go inside investigative operations in NYPD internal affairs and in the war and drugs to look at the police use of discretion to selectively break laws in order to pursue the bad guys. One former FBI special agent turned political philosopher argues that local and federal law enforcement are the biggest threat to the rule of law in their ongoing use of discretion to secure informant de... (@HiPhiNation, 53 minutes)
2020-May-15podcast image#334 Brian Hayden: Cultural Ecology, Feasting, Ritual Sanctuaries, And Funerals
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2020-May-15podcast imageJames Rachels, The Challenge Of Cultural Relativism - Argument For And Implications Of Relativism
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher James Rachels' essay, The Challenge of Cultural Relativism, found in his Elements of Moral Philosophy. Specifically it examines his analysis of common ways people argue for the validity of Cultural Relativism as a moral perspective. He also critically examines some of the main implications of cultural relativism. To supp... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-May-15podcast imageEpisode 7: Craving
Do you wish things were different right now? Is there some experience you used to have that you miss? Are you having unpleasant feelings? If so, you've got a lot in common with Buddhist practitioners and philosophers from the 4th century CE. In this episode, I speak with Bryce Huebner, Provost's Distinguished Associate Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. We talk ab... (@cmalcolmkeating, 17 minutes)
2020-May-14podcast imageEV - 142 Nonreligious Life in America with Alison Gill
My guest this week is Alison Gill, vice president for Legal and Policy at American Atheists (@AmericanAtheist). American Atheists recently completed the largest survey to date compiling and analyzing the experiences of nonbelievers living in America. The results were pretty shocking on the discrimination and stigmatization fronts. Content Waring: Discussions of violence and abuse.Reality Check: Be... (@ETVPod, 65 minutes)
2020-May-14podcast image#333 Bernard Wood: Paleoanthropology, Human Systematics, And Human Evolution
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2020-May-13podcast imageMary Midgley, Trying Out One's New Sword - Problems With Moral Isolationism
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher, Mary Midgley's essay "Trying Out One's New Sword", from her work, Heart And Mind. Specifically it discusses on her conception of "moral isolationism", and the criticisms she makes bearing upon that version of cultural relativism. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd li... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-May-13podcast imageKarl-Stéphan Bouthillette, "Dialogue and Doxography in Indian Philosophy" (Routledge, 2020)
This ground-breaking work on Indian philosophical doxography examines the function of dialectical texts within their intellectual and religious milieu. In Dialogue and Doxography in Indian Philosophy: Points of View in Buddhist, Jaina, and Advaita Vedānta Traditions (Routledge, 2020), Karl-Stéphan Bouthillette examines the Madhyamakahṛdayakārikā of the Buddhist Bhāviveka, the Ṣaḍdarśanasamuccaya o... (@NewBooksPhil, 60 minutes)
2020-May-13podcast imageEp. 90 Postmodernism
This week the pressures of lockdown start to get to Danny and Mike. Listen in as their narratives begin to unravel and they appear to waffle on about anything that comes into their heads under the pretext of a postmodern disposition. Join them in their new stories or are these just the old stories seen from a different perspective? Are they absolutely right in abandoning their previous absolute co... (@PhilosophyWtf, 23 minutes)
2020-May-13podcast image0G102: Player of Games and Gamification of Ethics, Part 3
Time to wrap up another opus. It's been a beautiful dance of ideas and symbolism, played out on a board of intrigue and robits, but all good things must come to an end. Has the dance left us as better people? Only the future will tell. Here's to Player of Games, a brilliant first look at the Culture series and a wonderful way to nerd out about games and ethics. Gamification and Ethics: https://bo... (@0gPhilosophy, 42 minutes)
2020-May-13podcast imageIs there a moral case against the COVID-19 “shutdown”?
Calls are mounting for an end to the “shutdown” that has been imposed by governments throughout the world in response to the COVID-19 pandemic – including from some highly regarded philosophers. Are there more humane, more democratic ways of responding to the threat of the virus? (@RadioNational, 45 minutes)
2020-May-12podcast imageFrom the vaults: Protest Art
Sacha Golob/ Robert Montgomery/ Stephanie Schwartz   Listen to the recording here or on YouTube   What is protest art? What are its limits and what are its possibilities? Might there be a... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-12podcast imageFrom the vaults: A Right to Be Believed?
Louise Ellison, Gloria Origgi, and Stephen Vullo discuss whether the principle of innocent until proven guilty can be reconciled with believing the victims of sexual offences Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-12podcast imageFrom the Vaults: Streaming Consciousness
Eimear McBride and Kaye Mitchell discuss what literature and philosophy can tell us about the self Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-12podcast imageFrom the vaults: Anatomy of a Language
In this episode, we probe the philosophical underpinnings of grammar and how it functions in communication, understanding and humour. Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-12podcast imageFrom the vaults: Reason and Rhetoric
Political discussion often turns ugly. John Crace, Catarina Dutilh Novaes, William Outhwaite, and Jo Phillips explore whether spin and negative campaigning are an unavoidable, even essential, feature... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-12podcast imageFrom the vaults: Bad Language
In this episode, Emma Byrne, John Gallagher and Rebecca Roache navigate the deeper issues around swearing, slurring, and slander. Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-12podcast imageEpisode 188: Conceptual Mummies (Nietzsche's "Twilight of the Idols")
Socrates was ugly and tired of life, so he made a tyrant of reason. Philosophers are mummies who hate the body and the senses. Reason is a tricky old woman. Morality is a misunderstanding. Kant is a sneaky Christian. And don't even get Nietzsche started on "free will" or the "self" - just excuse for priests to punish people, a hangman's metaphysics. David and Tamler dive into Friedrich Nietzsche... (@verybadwizards, 102 minutes)
2020-May-12podcast imageMysteries of the Mind | Markus Gabriel
Why is consciousness so perplexing to so many? (@IAI_TV, 28 minutes)
2020-May-12podcast imageSusan Wolf
I ask the philosopher Susan Wolf five questions about herself. Susan Wolf is Edna J. Koury Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  Her works include "Freedom Within Reason" (1993), "Meaning in Life and Why It Matters" (2010), and "The Variety of Values: Essays on Morality, Meaning and Love" (2014). (@KieranSetiya, 23 minutes)
2020-May-11podcast imageMary Midgley, Trying Out One's New Sword - Moral Isolationism And Cultural Relativism
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher, Mary Midgley's essay "Trying Out One's New Sword", from her work, Heart And Mind. Specifically it discusses on her conception of "moral isolationism", and its status as a variety of cultural relativism. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contrib... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-May-11podcast image#332 Jeffrey Barrett: The Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics
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2020-May-11podcast imageEp. 243: Aristotle's "Poetics" on Art and Tragedy (Part One)
These notes from 335 BCE are still used in screenwriting classes. Aristotle presents a formula for what will move us, derived from Sophocles's tragedies. What is art? The text describes it as memesis (imitation), and tragedy imitates human action in a way that shows us what it is to be human. Aristotle has lots of advice about how to structure a plot optimized to our sensibilities. Join Mark, Wes,... (@PartiallyExLife, 51 minutes)
2020-May-11podcast image96 | Lina Necib on What and Where the Dark Matter Is
The past few centuries of scientific progress have displaced humanity from the center of it all: the Earth is not at the middle of the Solar System, the Sun is but one star in a large galaxy, there are trillions of galaxies, and so on. Now we know that we’re not even made of the same stuff as most of the universe; for every amount of ordinary atoms and other known particles, there is five times as... (@seanmcarroll, 82 minutes)
2020-May-11podcast imageMedically Assisted Dying in Canada: from where we’ve come; to where we’re heading
In this New St Cross Special Ethics Seminar, Professor Arthur Schafer outlines the current contours of the Canadian euthanasia debate. In June of 2016 the Canadian Parliament passed legislation (Bill-14) legalizing MAiD: medical assistance in dying. Subject to various restrictions, both mercy killing and medically assisted suicide are now legal in Canada. The contours of the Canadian euthanasia de... (@ethicsinthenews, 83 minutes)
2020-May-11podcast imageB. Earp and J. Savulescu, "Love Drugs: The Chemical Future of Relationships" (Stanford UP, 2020) )
Consider a couple with an infant (or two) whose lives have become so harried and difficult the marriage is falling apart. Would it be ethical for them to take oxytocin to help them renew their emotional bonds, or would this be an unethical evasion of the hard work that keeping a marriage going requires? What if someone has sexual desires that they consider immoral – should they be able to take a d... (@NewBooksPhil, 72 minutes)
2020-May-11podcast imageAdrian Johnston, "Prolegomena to Any Future Materialism: The Outcome of Contemporary French Philosophy " (Northwestern UP, 2013)
In the contemporary philosophical landscape, a variety of materialist ontologies have appeared, all wrestling with various political and philosophical questions in light of a post-God ontology. Entering into this discussion is Adrian Johnston, with his 3-volume ​Prolegomena to Any Future Materialism​, an attempt to develop a systematic and thoroughly atheistic material ontology of the subject. The... (@NewBooksPhil, 80 minutes)
2020-May-10podcast imageLawrence Kohlberg, Moral Development - Moral Development And Education - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century developmental psychologist and moral theorist Lawrence Kohlberg's short work "Moral Development - A Review of the Theory" Specifically it examines his his theory of moral development and how it figures into the k-12 education of his time. His view was that despite the emphasis on "moral education" in public schools, they tended to focus ... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-May-10podcast image“What is the difference between a religion and a cult?”
Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with sociologist Susan Palmer of Concordia University where she is an affiliate professor of religions and cultures. Her primary research interest is new religious movements. (@whyradioshow, 74 minutes)
2020-May-10podcast imageLost in Translation with Shaun Stanley
Language is ambiguous at the best of times, think about how much gets lost in translation. Imagine hearing a tribesman in a remote land utter the word "gavagai" upon seeing a rabbit. A speaker of English could do what seems natural and translate this as "Lo, a rabbit."   But other translations would be compatible with all the evidence she has: "Lo, food"; "Let's go hunting"; "There will ... (@JasonWerbeloff, 57 minutes)
2020-May-10podcast imageThe big snore
Boredom hasn't received a lot of philosophical attention — which isn't surprising, given that it suggests a radical absence of anything to talk about. But even the most tedious things can prove on inspection to be complex, multi-layered and... well, interesting. (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-May-10podcast imageEpisode 78, Moral Luck (Part III - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Imagine two possible worlds. In the first world, Andrew is driving home from an intimate dinner party with Olly and Jack. He has been enjoying a range of delicious cheeses and wines, despite being the designated driver. With the exception of Andrew’s singing, the drive is uneventful, and the party arrives home, safe and sound. In the second world, the same initial conditions apply. Andrew has enjo... (@ThePanpsycast, 60 minutes)
2020-May-10podcast imageHAP 52 - Great White North - Emigration to Canada
Mary Ann Shadd and Samuel Ringgold Ward reflect on what Canada can offer African Americans, differing on the problem of racism. (@HistPhilosophy, 26 minutes)
2020-May-10podcast image459: The Value of Care - Feminism and Ethics
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/value-care. We sometimes think of the domains of ethics and morality as divorced from feeling and emotion. You keep your promises because it maximizes good. But what if care were thought of as the bedrock of morality? While we know that more care work is performed by women, would a care-based approach to ethics be feminist, or merely feminine? What would i... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2020-May-09podcast imagePhilip Goff on Galileo and Consciousness
Philip Goff discusses some of Galileo's insights into the nature of matter. He then goes on to discuss his own view about consciousness, panpsychism. Goff believes that matter is conscious at some level. (@philosophybites, 19 minutes)
2020-May-09podcast imageAre we "Following the Science"?
Zach, Gabe, and real life scientist Aron discuss the article, “How to Listen to Scientific Experts.” They discuss how scientists translate their technical understanding into terms that the rest of us can understand. How does the translation process work? What values guide it? And the group discusses the broader issue of the relationship between science and values. The article: https://thevim... (@thevimblog, 85 minutes)
2020-May-09podcast imageLawrence Kohlberg, Moral Development - Form And Content In Moral Development - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century developmental psychologist and moral theorist Lawrence Kohlberg's short work "Moral Development - A Review of the Theory" Specifically it examines his his theory of moral development and the distinction he makes between the form and the content of moral decision-making, judgement, and reasoning. To support my ongoing work, go to m... (@philosopher70, 10 minutes)
2020-May-09podcast imagePolice Discretion
Is a mobile home a home or a car? Is a car parked inside a home part of the home? The answer to these stoner philosophical questions determine the scope of police power. Over the last 100 years, the Supreme Court has presided over the expansion of police discretionary powers to stop, search, and arrest people through litigation over automobiles. This week, we look at the stories of those decisions... (@HiPhiNation, 52 minutes)
2020-May-09podcast imageOPEN DEMOCRACY With Hélène Landemore
Does democracy have to be a matter of simply electing representatives? I'm joined by Hélène Landemore to discuss the problems with libertarianism, democracy in the workplace, & alternate models of democratic decision making. (@PolPhilPod, 82 minutes)
2020-May-08podcast imagePhilosophy In Film - 017 - Groundhog Day
Join the @PhilInFilm fellows for a discussion of the movie Groundhog Day and its exploration of the limits of Egoism for human fulfillment. Chris and Alain spread their philosophical wings while Nickel interjects with an exploration of the trials and tribulations of riding a bike around the city streets. In other news, Alain continues to dream about Dolly Parton. Feature Beer: 9 to 5 IPA from T... (@PhilInFilm, 98 minutes)
2020-May-08podcast image#331 Hugo Mercier: Not Born Yesterday; Gullibility, Vigilance, Politics, and Social Media
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2020-May-08podcast imageLawrence Kohlberg, Moral Development - Six Stages Of Moral Development - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century developmental psychologist and moral theorist Lawrence Kohlberg's short work "Moral Development - A Review of the Theory" Specifically it examines his his theory of moral development and the six stages of moral development he distinguished in that theory. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler ... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-May-08podcast imageEV - 141 Secular Student Alliance with Kevin Bolling
My guest this week is Kevin Bolling, executive director of the Secular Student Alliance (@SecularStudents). We discuss the role of secular student groups in the lives of young nonbelievers, and how they especially play a vital community role in the lives of nonbelievers who come from faith based families. This is a particularly fortuitous conversation given what I'll be discussing next week with A... (@ETVPod, 69 minutes)
2020-May-07podcast imageSTM Podcast #51: Sulaiman Jenkins - Life is War: Examining the Post-Traumatic Growth of Mutah Beale
On episode 51, we welcome author Sulaiman Jenkins to discuss working on Mutah “Napoleon” Beale’s biography, Life is Raw, overcoming addiction, the elements and sources of post-traumatic growth, and the kinder sides of Mutah and 2Pac. Sulaiman Jenkins earned his MA in TESOL from NYU’s Steinhardt School of Education. He has been in the field of ELT, most notably in Saudi Arabia, for more than 14 yea... (@seize_podcast, 61 minutes)
2020-May-07podcast imageMinority Report
The two cows go running with Tom Cruise and discuss the future as it was projected in 2002, the nature of middle knowledge, themes of blindness/control/justice, and give their top five Spielberg movies. 10.44: Future talk 28.34: Justin's philosophy corner 41.31: Theme and variation 67.22: Spielberg ranked (@cowspod, 76 minutes)
2020-May-07podcast image#330 Jonathan Anomaly - Creating Future People: The Ethics of Genetic Enhancement
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2020-May-07podcast imageSacred and Profane Love Episode 23: Lost in Thought with Zena Hitz
Sacred and Profane Love Episode 23: Lost in Thought with Zena Hitz by Sacred and Profane Love (@eudaimoniapod, 98 minutes)
2020-May-06podcast imagePEL Presents PMP#42: Star Trek Lives Long and Prospers (Intermittently)
In light of Star Trek: Picard, Brian, Erica, Mark, and Drew Jackson discuss our most philosophical sci-fi franchise. What makes a Trek story? How do you world-build over generations? How did Picard measure up? Plus Trek vs. Wars and step-children like The Orville and Galaxy Quest. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreon.com/prettymuchpop. This podcast is p... (@PartiallyExLife, 57 minutes)
2020-May-06podcast imageDominik Finkelde, "Excessive Subjectivity: Kant, Hegel, Lacan and the Foundations of Ethics" (Columbia UP, 2017)
How are we to conceive of acts that suddenly expose the injustice of the current order? This is a question that has puzzled philosophers for centuries, and it’s the question that animates Dominik Finkelde’s book ​Excessive Subjectivity: Kant, Hegel, Lacan, and the Foundation of Ethics (Columbia University Press, 2017). The book looks at these three major thinkers, and the ways they saw subjects as... (@NewBooksPhil, 77 minutes)
2020-May-06podcast imageEp. 89 Wittgenstein Part 4
This week listen with your head cocked to one side, in a bemused and slightly suspicious way, as Mike confesses that while he loves fish and chips he has no desire to sleep with them. Raise your hand and fan you face in the wake of Danny’s confession that he built his daughter out of leftover body parts - he says that, right? Yes, wacky Wittgenstein is at it again, taking the words and phrases we ... (@PhilosophyWtf, 31 minutes)
2020-May-06podcast image0G101: Player of Games and Authoritarian Essentialism, Part 2
We survived the zombies! We escaped from earth to space and found another society that is also terrible but is not actively being overrun by zombies. For part two of our Player of Game time we dive into the Empire of Azad and their essentialist culture. We discuss how essentialism naturally plays a major role in authoritarian cultures and undermines meritocracy. Essentialism: https://en.wikipedia.... (@0gPhilosophy, 43 minutes)
2020-May-06podcast imageIs COVID-19 bringing the best, or worst, out of our politics?
Is the pandemic having a chastening effect on our politics, bringing voters back to the real-world consequences of political decisions, or is the pandemic in fact playing right into the hands of populist politicians, creating ideal conditions in which to fan the flames or fear, resentment and mutual suspicion? (@RadioNational, 48 minutes)
2020-May-05podcast imageVirtue and Meaning -- an Interview with David McPherson
Interview with David McPherson, Associate Professor  at Creighton University.  We discuss his new book, Virtue and Meaning, which develops and defends a new theory of human nature – the human being as the meaning seeking creature – and explores its implications for ethical theory.  We discuss David's criticism of Aristotelian Naturalists such as Foot, Hursthouse, and MacIntyre, his ... (@ethicaltheoryr1, 73 minutes)
2020-May-05podcast imageFrom the vaults: Parallel Universes
Fay Dowker, Eleanor Knox, and Simon Saunders discuss the strange consequences of the ‘many-worlds interpretation’ of quantum mechanics and why it's so controversial. Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-05podcast imageFrom the vaults: On the Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in Science
Eleanor Knox, Bryan Roberts, and Mairi Sakellariadou discuss why is it that abstract pieces of mathematics, like imaginary numbers, often later turn out to be surprisingly effective in describing the... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-05podcast imageFrom the Vaults: The Trouble with Numbers
How seriously should we take philosophical worries about mathematics? And should mathematical results ever force our philosophical hands? Nicholas Bingham, Tim Button, Mary Leng, and Adam Ostaszewski... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-05podcast imageFrom the Vaults: Chaos
Paul Glendinning and Charlotte Werndl discuss the insights gained from chaos research about unpredictability, as well as the evolution of mathematical ideas. Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-05podcast imageFrom the Vaults: Time Travel
Adam Roberts, Bryan Roberts, and Emily Thomas discuss time travel, and how thinking and writing about it has changed science and philosophy. Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-05podcast imageFrom the vaults: Black Holes
Stephen Baxter, Amelie Saintonge, and Karim Thébault discuss the science, philosophy, and science fiction of black holes Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-05podcast imageEpisode 054: Robert Talisse on Overdoing Democracy
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Robert Talisse about the value of democracy, what it means to overdo democracy, what we should do instead, and so much more. (@UnMutePodcast, 76 minutes)
2020-May-05podcast imageEpisode 053: Michael Burroughs on Children & Agency
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Michael Burroughs about child development, agency in children, holding children responsible, and so much more. (@UnMutePodcast, 52 minutes)
2020-May-05podcast imageEpisode 052: John Torrey on Reparations
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher John Torrey about reparations, public apologies, what kind of justice is needed for African Americans, and so much more. (@UnMutePodcast, 59 minutes)
2020-May-05podcast imageEpisode 051: Ellie Anderson on The Divide in Philosophy
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Ellie Anderson about the continental/analytic divide, methodology, marginalization in the academy, and so much more. (@UnMutePodcast, 57 minutes)
2020-May-05podcast imageEpisode 050: Axelle Karera on Frantz Fanon
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Axelle Karera about anti-colonial thought, Frantz Fanon, existentialism, and so much more. (@UnMutePodcast, 50 minutes)
2020-May-05podcast imageEpisode 049: Adam Hosein on Discrimination
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Adam Hosein about theories of discrimination, inclusion, anti-discrimination norms, and so much more. (@UnMutePodcast, 52 minutes)
2020-May-05podcast imageEpisode 048: Monique Wonderly on Grief
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Monique Wonderly about attachment, grief and celebrities, what Not to say to the bereaved, and so much more. (@UnMutePodcast, 43 minutes)
2020-May-05podcast imageEpisode 047: Nic Bommarito on Buddhism
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Nic Bommarito about the aims of Buddhism, mental habits, karma, and so much more. (@UnMutePodcast, 59 minutes)
2020-May-05podcast imageEpisode 046: Rose Lenehan on Housing Justice
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Rose Lenehan about housing justice, tenant unions, gentrification, and so much more. (@UnMutePodcast, 50 minutes)
2020-May-05podcast imageEpisode 045: Lindsey Stewart on Black Joy
Myisha Cherry chats with philosopher Lindsey Stewart about Black Joy, Zora Neale Hurston, resistance and refusal, and so much more. (@UnMutePodcast, 39 minutes)
2020-May-05podcast imageCicero On Fate - The Idle Argument - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher and statesman Marcus Tullius Cicero's work, On Fate, which discusses problems and perspectives on determinism, causality, and freedom of the will. Specifically it examines his discussion of a mode of practical reasoning in ancient times, often called the "Idle Argument", because its conclusion is that we need not do anything if ev... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-May-05podcast imageIn Search of Freedom | Paul Broks, Julian Baggini, Hannah Dawson, Hilary Lawson
Do we choose to follow the rules? (@IAI_TV, 37 minutes)
2020-May-05podcast imageDavid Velleman
I ask the philosopher David Velleman five questions about himself. David Velleman is Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at New York University and Miller Research Professor of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University. His new book is "On Being Me: A Personal Invitation to Philosophy." (@KieranSetiya, 22 minutes)
2020-May-04podcast imageEp. 4 - Online Conferences: Some History, Methods, and Benefits
In this episode of Upon Reflection, I explain how academics should conference better. More accurately, I read my chapter, "Online Conferences: Some History, Methods, and Benefits" from Right Research: Modelling Sustainable Research Practices in the Anthropocene. This chapter reviews some history of online academic conferencing going back to the 1970s, explain the potential advantages of online con... (@byrd_nick, 35 minutes)
2020-May-04podcast image#329 Luciano Floridi: Information, Knowledge, Science, and AI
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2020-May-04podcast imageEp. 242: Stanley Cavell on Tragedy via King Lear (Part Two)
Continuing on Cavell's essay "The Avoidance of Love: A Reading of King Lear" (1969), shifting away from Lear in particular to a more general discussion of tragedy and Cavell's psychological insights. Begin with Part One or get the ad-free, unbroken Citizen Edition. Please support PEL! End song: "Out of Your Hands" by Gretchen's Wheel, i.e., Lindsay Murray, as interviewed for Nakedly Examined Music... (@PartiallyExLife, 45 minutes)
2020-May-04podcast image95 | Liam Kofi Bright on Knowledge, Truth, and Science
Everybody talks about the truth, but nobody does anything about it. And to be honest, how we talk about truth — what it is, and how to get there — can be a little sloppy at times. Philosophy to the rescue! I had a very ambitious conversation with Liam Kofi Bright, starting with what we mean by “truth” (correspondence, coherence, pragmatist, and deflationary approaches), and then getting into the n... (@seanmcarroll, 96 minutes)
2020-May-04podcast imageMiriam Solomon - Expert consensus in medicine
In medicine, consensus statements abound. They’re issued by government agencies and professional societies as the official word on the science and practice of medicine. But what role does expert consensus serve? To summarize the evidence? To deliberate over decision-making? Or to command change? In an era of evidence-based medicine, is expert consensus going extinct? Or is it perhaps more importan... (@JonathanJFuller)
2020-May-03podcast imageE41: Every Theory of Everything Ever - The Evolution of Religions
Man does not live by bread alone. He also lives with social anxiety and is a bit of a control freak. These neuroses fuel him too. Oh, and lies. This is also critical. Lies must be told. How else can you get people to do shit you don’t want to? In this episode you will be treated to a Pre-Covid discussion had back in December of 2019 that these Dawdlers were too lazy to knit together into a fine ... (@dawdlerspodcast, 87 minutes)
2020-May-03podcast image27/4/2020: Nancy Cartwright asks Why Trust Science?
Nancy Cartwright is a methodologist and philosopher of the natural and human sciences, with special focus on causation, evidence and modelling. Her recent work has been on scientific evidence, objectivity and how to put theory to work. She is a Professor of Philosophy at Durham University and the University of California San Diego, having worked previously at Stanford University and the London Sch... (@Aristotweets, 45 minutes)
2020-May-03podcast imageCicero, On Fate - Carneades' Academic Skeptic Position - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher and statesman Marcus Tullius Cicero's work, On Fate, which discusses problems and perspectives on determinism, causality, and freedom of the will. Specifically it examines his discussion of of the Academic Skeptic philosopher, Carneades' views on freedom and causal determinism. Carneades maintained that while all things are cause... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-May-03podcast imageThe Value of Human Life with Eron Fasser
What can eating Marilyn Monroe's thigh and the pain of teenage heartbreak tell us about the value of human life? We discuss what makes life worth living and ending. (@JasonWerbeloff, 61 minutes)
2020-May-03podcast imageWhat can genes tell us?
Can our genes tell us if we're gay? Or intelligent? Science says the answer is complex, and that genetic determinism — the idea that we're genetically hardwired for certain outcomes — shouldn't be taken seriously. But genetic determinism has taken hold of the public imagination. (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-May-03podcast imageEpisode 78, Moral Luck (Part II - Thomas Nagel)
Imagine two possible worlds. In the first world, Andrew is driving home from an intimate dinner party with Olly and Jack. He has been enjoying a range of delicious cheeses and wines, despite being the designated driver. With the exception of Andrew’s singing, the drive is uneventful, and the party arrives home, safe and sound. In the second world, the same initial conditions apply. Andrew has enjo... (@ThePanpsycast, 42 minutes)
2020-May-03podcast imageHoP 348 - The Sweet Restraints of Liberty - Republicanism and Civic Humanism
Did “civic humanism” really make republicanism a newly dominant political theory in the Italian Renaissance? (@HistPhilosophy, 21 minutes)
2020-May-03podcast imageCOVID-19 Special
The global COVID-19 pandemic has shattered normality and created strange and unsettling times. But it's also an opportunity to reflect on what really matters and what we take for granted. In this special episode, Monty talks about how we use ritual and symbols to make sense of the pandemic, and Tim looks at how COVID is revealing the fundamental tension between individual and community. (@ockhamsbeard, 72 minutes)
2020-May-03podcast image354: Machiavelli
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/machiavelli... Niccolò Machiavelli is best known for arguing that people in power should use deception, force, and manipulation if those tactics are necessary to achieve their ends. In an age of unscrupulous politics and ruthless business practice, shouldn't we be encouraging a move away from Machiavellian thinking? Then again, are we even sure that those ... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2020-May-02podcast imageUPDATE: NEW PATREON GOAL (100 patrons) + FUTURE OF THE CHANNEL
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2020-May-02podcast imageHi-Phi Nation Plus: Mens Rea versus Moral Luck
In this Slate Plus segment, Barry is joined by Sarah Lustbader to discuss the issues raised in Episode 1: Criminal Minds. Sarah expresses skepticism about the significance of mens rea in ordinary prosecution of street crimes, Barry uses the opportunity to discuss the issue of moral luck as an explanation of why egregiousness of outcome seems to be the driving factor for prosecution rather than men... (@HiPhiNation, 22 minutes)
2020-May-02podcast imageCriminal Minds
One place where law and morality are supposed to agree is that there should be no crime without a criminal mind, what is called “mens rea” in criminal law. But there have been a proliferation of crimes that do not require knowledge or intent, contributing to over-prosecution and overincarceration. Conservative and libertarian lawmakers have claimed the moral high ground over progressives in advoca... (@HiPhiNation, 56 minutes)
2020-May-01podcast imageCulture: The War on Your Mind
How can we shape our culture to propagate wonder? Culture, capitalism, religion, psychedelics, and the mind.....all of this discussed. Tune in! 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_... (@philosophyguy2, 23 minutes)
2020-May-01podcast image#328 Iris Berent - The Blind Storyteller: How We Reason About Human Nature
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2020-May-01podcast imageCicero, On Fate - Chrysippus' Stoic Position - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher and statesman Marcus Tullius Cicero's work, On Fate, which discusses problems and perspectives on determinism, causality, and freedom of the will. Specifically it examines his discussion of Chrysippus' Stoic views on fate, determinism, and human freedom. Chrysippus endorsed a type of compatibilism, and used several metaphors to e... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2020-May-01podcast imageEpisode 6: Expertise
Who should you listen to? Now, more than ever before, we have access to advice from a range of self-proclaimed experts. Anyone with a webcam and an Internet connection can dole out advice. But how do we tell if someone is trustworthy? In this episode, I test some so-called experts based on the requirements from Nyaya philosophers. Let's see who makes the cut... Sources and Links Quotes from Ca... (@cmalcolmkeating, 16 minutes)
2020-May-01podcast imageEmily Thomas, "The Meaning of Travel: Philosophers Abroad" (Oxford UP, 2020)
Travel has been a topic lurking in the background (at least) of a lot of philosophy. Socrates was keen to remind his jury as well as his interlocutor Phaedrus that he had spent nearly his entirely life within the city of Athens. For another example, Descartes saw fit to take the intellectual journey of his Meditations from a room in a foreign country. But that’s not all: many great philosophical w... (@NewBooksPhil, 65 minutes)
2020-May-01podcast imagePhilosophy In Film - 016 - Watchmen
The @PhilInFilm crew commits to a night of watching the Watchmen and then meeting in the virtual studio to examine how the film explores moral ideologies and a little bit of sexual expression. Alain and Chris are dreaming dreams, and our Producer pulls another fantastic Flintstones comparable near the end of the episode. Feature Beverage: Superb Owl from Parallel 49 (@PhilInFilm, 99 minutes)
2020-Apr-30podcast image#327 Sarah Garfinkel: Interoception, Emotion, And Mental Health
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2020-Apr-30podcast imageEpisode #143 ... Jürgen Habermas pt. 1 - The Public Sphere
Today we begin our discussion of the work of Jürgen Habermas. (@iamstephenwest, 25 minutes)
2020-Apr-30podcast imageEV - 140 Campquest.org with Neil Polzin
My guest this week is Neil Polzin, a long time patron of the void, director of the So Cal Campquest session, and Board Chair for the national Campquest organization. We discuss the joys of combining science and philosophy with the outdoors to help young individuals learn and grow.Campquest: https://www.campquest.org/Invocation: https://lovecraft.fandom.com/wiki/Dark_Y... by Brian ZiegenhagenMusic ... (@ETVPod, 64 minutes)
2020-Apr-29podcast imageBenji Kozuch Live!
Join me for a discussion with Benjamin Kozuch, an Assistant Professor in the University of Alabama Philosophy Department, as we discuss his arguments against higher-order theories of consciousness and a whole lot more Benji’s website: https://wetware.ua.edu (@onemorebrown, 152 minutes)
2020-Apr-29podcast imageCicero, On Fate - Epicurus' Position - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher and statesman Marcus Tullius Cicero's work, On Fate, which discusses problems and perspectives on determinism, causality, and freedom of the will. Specifically it examines his discussion of Epicurus' views on human freedom, determinism, and the swerve of the atom, which introduces randomness into the universe. To support my... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Apr-29podcast imagePodcast episode 5: Comparativism in the mid-19th century – August Schleicher and materialism
In this episode, we look at the expansion of comparative-historical linguistics around the middle of the nineteenth century. We focus in particular on the figure of August Schleicher, the great consolidator of the field, and his “materialist” philosophy of science.…Read more › (@hiphilangsci, 22 minutes)
2020-Apr-29podcast imagePeter Adamson, "Classical Indian Philosophy" (Oxford UP, 2020)
In Classical Indian Philosophy (Oxford University Press, 2020), Peter Adamson and Jonardon Ganeri survey both the breadth and depth of Indian philosophical traditions. Their odyssey touches on the earliest extant Vedic literature, the Mahābhārata, the Bhagavad-Gīta, the rise of Buddhism and Jainism, the sūtra traditions encompassing logic, epistemology, the monism of Advaita Vedānta, and the spiri... (@NewBooksPhil, 88 minutes)
2020-Apr-29podcast imageShay Welch, "The Phenomenology of a Performative Knowledge System" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019)
In The Phenomenology of a Performative Knowledge System: Dancing with Native American Epistemology (Palgrave Macmillian, 2019), Shay Welch investigates the phenomenological ways that dance choreographing and dance performance exemplify both Truth and meaning-making within Native American epistemology, from an analytic philosophical perspective. Given that within Native American communities dance i... (@NewBooksPhil, 64 minutes)
2020-Apr-29podcast imageEp. 88 Wittgenstein Part 3
This week join us as Wittgenstein kicks over his Tractatus and storms out of the room declaring that he doesn't want to play that stupid game any more because it's dumb and we are all stupid and dumb. Listen in as Dr Mike responds by informing Wittgenstein that he's the stupid one and also that he smells like farts. Be amazed as Wittgenstein goes on to elaborate that sticks and stones may break hi... (@PhilosophyWtf, 20 minutes)
2020-Apr-29podcast imageListener Qs 14
Thanks thanks thanks thanks! What else is there to say but thanks so much? And also, answers?! 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://www.facebook.com/groups/98582800... Email us at: [email protected] If you have time, please write ... (@0gPhilosophy, 46 minutes)
2020-Apr-29podcast imageIs it time to end simulated sex on television and film?
Why, in the light of the #MeToo movement, have we not questioned the aesthetic, much less moral, justification for the disproportionate amount of nudity and simulated sex required of female actors? Do we really need to prolong this puerile reliance on sex to attract viewers? (@RadioNational, 46 minutes)
2020-Apr-28podcast images01e04 - Why Does Stuff Cost Money?
In which Andrew explores a simple question very carefully: why does stuff cost money? Including critiques of Capitalism from the infamous Karl Marx.Special thanks to my friend and her daughter, to Kellie Marie Lavin, and to Olúfémi O. Táíwò of Georgetown University.Olúfémi O. Táíwòhttp://www.whyeverythingcostsmoney.... Link for Sharinghttps://shows.acast.com/reductio/... Rate and Review Us!‎Reduct... (@media_inverted, 48 minutes)
2020-Apr-28podcast imageFrom the vaults: Strong Feelings
How did we end up thinking that reason could ever do without emotion? Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-28podcast imageFrom the vaults: Unrequited Love
Ulrika Carlsson, Stephen Grosz, and Erin Plunkett explore responses to unrequited love in philosophy, psychoanalysis and art. Should we mourn or celebrate it? What can it teach us about ourselves? Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-28podcast imageFrom the vaults: Shame
Shame is often depicted as playing only a negative role, but might it have have an important, positive role, for individuals and societies? Phil Hutchinson, Vasudevi Reddy, and Jonathan Webber on the... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-28podcast imageFrom the vaults: Hypocrisy
Why do we tend to judge hypocrites more harshly than those whose actions, however bad, appear consistent with their beliefs? Joanna Burch-Brown, Jussi Suikkanen, and Demetris Tillyris discuss whether... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-28podcast imageFrom the vaults: Guilt
Is guilt one emotion or many? What is the relationship between different kinds of guilt? Robert Eaglestone and Edward Harcourt on guilt. Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-28podcast imageSituating Feminist Epistemology by Natalie Alana Ashton and Robin McKenna
There is often resistance to the claim from feminist philosophy that knowledge is somehow "socially constructed", but what does that actually mean and is it really all that radical? Sometimes, our social situations or experiences dictate the kind of evidence we are likely to encounter and put us in a better position than others to know what's going on around us. Other times, these experiences can ... (@wesbuc, 41 minutes)
2020-Apr-28podcast imageHow To Overcome Wilful Blindness | Margaret Heffernan
CEO and author Margaret Heffernan explores ethical problems and turning a blind eye (@IAI_TV, 16 minutes)
2020-Apr-28podcast imageLeslie M. Harris, "Slavery and the University: Histories and Legacies" (U Georgia Press, 2019)
Slavery and the University: Histories and Legacies (University of Georgia Press, 2019), edited by Leslie M. Harris, James T. Campbell, and Alfred L. Brophy, is the first edited collection of scholarly essays devoted solely to the histories and legacies of this subject on North American campuses and in their Atlantic contexts. Gathering together contributions from scholars, activists, and administr... (@NewBooksPhil, 60 minutes)
2020-Apr-27podcast image#326 Cristine Legare: Child Development, Culture, And Scientific Reasoning
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2020-Apr-27podcast imageCicero, On Fate - Diodorus' Megarian Position - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher and statesman Marcus Tullius Cicero's work, On Fate, which discusses problems and perspectives on determinism, causality, and freedom of the will. Specifically it examines his discussion of the position of the Megarian philosopher, Diodorus on necessity, possibility, and impossibility. Diodorus' viewpoint entails that everything,... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2020-Apr-27podcast imageEp. 242: Stanley Cavell on Tragedy via King Lear (Part One)
On Cavell's essay "The Avoidance of Love: A Reading of King Lear" (1969). Can money buy you love? What is tragedy? With guest Erin O'Luanaigh. Don't wait for part two; get the full Citizen Edition now. Please support PEL! (@PartiallyExLife, 44 minutes)
2020-Apr-27podcast image94 | Stuart Russell on Making Artificial Intelligence Compatible with Humans
Artificial intelligence has made great strides of late, in areas as diverse as playing Go and recognizing pictures of dogs. We still seem to be a ways away from AI that is “intelligent” in the human sense, but it might not be too long before we have to start thinking seriously about the “motivations” and “purposes” of artificial agents. Stuart Russell is a longtime expert in AI, and he takes extre... (@seanmcarroll, 87 minutes)
2020-Apr-27podcast image#19 Ethics of War - Professor Cecile Fabre
Cecile Fabre is a professor of political philosophy at the University of Oxford and a senior research fellow at All Souls College, Oxford. She has published extensively on the areas of political philosophy, the ethics of war, the ethics of peace, theories of justice, and the ethics of foreign policy. In 2011, she was elected a Fellow of the British Academy. You can access the book via Oxford ... (@PremisePodcast, 50 minutes)
2020-Apr-27podcast image015 – Are Viruses Alive?
Not THAT virus. Well, yes, that one too, but not specifically. All of them, actually. Elena and Ian take a look at life and times of these vivacious virions by asking what it means to be alive at all… 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 c... (@wondercupboard, 49 minutes)
2020-Apr-27podcast image499: (Why) Money Matters
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/why-money-m... Money, they say, does not buy happiness; but having none can make life extraordinarily hard. Whether we have a little or a lot, we are all familiar with how much money matters in our daily lives. But what exactly is money? Is it a commodity that evolved spontaneously from systems of barter? Or is it purely an invention of government, used as... (@philtalkradio, 10 minutes)
2020-Apr-26podcast imageSTM Podcast #50: Scott Barry Kaufman - Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization
On episode 50, we welcome psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman to learn about the steps of personal growth and development, the difference between a healthy ego and narcissism, and focus on the meaning of B-Love, as opposed to selfish love. Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D., is a humanistic psychologist who has taught at Columbia University, the University of Pennsylvania, New York University, and elsewhere.... (@seize_podcast, 83 minutes)
2020-Apr-26podcast imageShorts - E28: Science NOW!
Still getting our footing here at Dawdler’s HQ. Hence this klunky transition back we’ve been doing since we dropped out after American Thanksgiving. This episode is a long short. Not much structure like a typical long episode, but it is what it is, right? This time we use a twitter thread Ryan saw that raised some flags for him. It’s a thread discussing what might best be described as discussing... (@dawdlerspodcast, 46 minutes)
2020-Apr-26podcast imagePandemicast II: Philosophizing Under Quarantine
Some fresher thoughts on the pandemic (though we are still stumbling through the topic). Gabe and Zach discuss news consumption in the era of coronavirus and why philosophizing right now is especially difficult. It is a good time to reflect on all the influences that determine our political views. Be sure to look back in the feed for Pandemicast I. See the authorless article: http... (@thevimblog, 49 minutes)
2020-Apr-26podcast imageThe Veil of Ignorance and Justice in a Lockdown
John Rawls thought we needed to wear a veil of ignorance to remove our biases before deciding on the rules of a just society. Are his ideas useful in a world where the elderly and the vulnerable are exposed to higher risks? Should the healthy and the well off accept limits on their freedom? (@JasonWerbeloff, 59 minutes)
2020-Apr-26podcast imageBorder patrol
Refugees are often spoken and written about as victims: people on the far side of a border that separates them from all the things we citizens know and love about our homeland. But what if the refugee actually knows things about Australia that we don't? (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-Apr-26podcast imageEpisode 78, Moral Luck (Part I - Bernard Williams)
Imagine two possible worlds. In the first world, Andrew is driving home from an intimate dinner party with Olly and Jack. He has been enjoying a range of delicious cheeses and wines, despite being the designated driver. With the exception of Andrew’s singing, the drive is uneventful, and the party arrives home, safe and sound. In the second world, the same initial conditions apply. Andrew has enjo... (@ThePanpsycast, 61 minutes)
2020-Apr-26podcast imageHAP 51 - I Read Men and Nations - Sojourner Truth and Frances Harper
The moral crusades of Sojourner Truth and Frances Harper, activists against racial and gender oppression. (@HistPhilosophy, 26 minutes)
2020-Apr-25podcast imageUPDATE: THANK YOU + I NEED MORE SUPPORT
All of you were extremely kind and helpful again last month. I feel very humbled and grateful from the bottom of my heart to you all!  But I am still going through hard times.  I really do hope this is the last time I have to ask for your help. In order to sustain the channel, and even to support myself and my girlfriend I need your help.   My girlfriend has just lost her job, a... (@TheDissenterYT, 8 minutes)
2020-Apr-25podcast imageNew Media Roundtable with ETVpod, Jerb the Humanist, Chrisiousity, & The Poplar Tapes
I was part of a panel discussion of left-wing new media producers. We covered the IDW, the left, free speech, & liberalism vs the left. Participants: Embrace the Void https://voidpod.com/ Chrisiousity: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn1b... https://twitter.com/chrisiousity The Poplar Tapes: https://thepoplartapes.podbean.com/ https://twitter.... (@PolPhilPod, 98 minutes)
2020-Apr-24podcast imageJames Dow Live!
Join me for a discussion with James Dow, a professor at Hendrix College, as we discuss the intersection of aesthetics and environmental ethics plus a whole lot more! Thisness (James’ band) James’ website: http://jamesmdow.com (@onemorebrown, 140 minutes)
2020-Apr-24podcast imageEp. 7 - (ft.) Public Historian Justin Clark
In this episode, I speak with Public Historian Just Clark about the current social and economic situation surrounding COVID and about the underlying philosophy and logic of different political ideologies in general. Here's any links you'll need to dive deeper: If you learned something from this episode, please consider supporting me here: https://www.patreon.com/jordanmyers Every dollar tha... (@Jordan_C_Myers, 86 minutes)
2020-Apr-24podcast image#325 Holger Wiese: The Psychology of Face Recognition
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2020-Apr-24podcast imageEV - 139 New Media Roundtable
Something new this week! Some friends put together a roundtable discussion on left/liberal relations and related pressing issues. Hope you enjoy!Video version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPI02PAv... Philosophy Podcast:https://www.politicalphilosophyp... Poplar Tapes:https://thepoplartapes.podbean.com... the Humanist:https://www.youtube.com/channel... Aaron's fever dreamsEditing by Brian Ziege... (@ETVPod, 95 minutes)
2020-Apr-24podcast imageCicero, On Fate - Temperament And Geographical Determinism - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient philosopher and statesman Marcus Tullius Cicero's work, On Fate, which discusses problems and perspectives on determinism, causality, and freedom of the will. Specifically it examines his discussion early on in the work about a determinism that would view human actions and events as in some way caused by features of the physical environment o... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2020-Apr-23podcast image#324 Edward Fischer: The Anthropology of Wellbeing, The Good Life, Values, And Markets
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2020-Apr-23podcast imageEpictetus, Discourses - The Nature Of Freedom - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient Stoic philosopher Epictetus's work, the Discourses. Specifically it examines his discussions of the nature of freedom, understood in a Stoic perspective 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 - ... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Apr-22podcast imageLockdown: A Trolley Problem
An out-of-control trolley is rumbling toward five innocent people trapped on a track. You can divert the trolley onto another track by pulling a switch, but the other track has one person on it. Do you pull the switch?  Governments around the world have used lockdowns to save lives, but this choice has had severe economic consequences. Did they pull the right switch? Hosted by Dr Jason Werbel... (@JasonWerbeloff, 61 minutes)
2020-Apr-22podcast imageThe Creation of a Worldview | Beliefs, Truth, Christianity, Spirituality, and Nihilism
I'm joined by Tyler and Urias, which was originally a Discord chat but I found the conversation so helpful that I turned it into an episode! We discuss the creation of our worldviews, how we use spirituality to justify belief, the possibility of truth, and a possible reality of nihilism. All of this and more discussed! Let's Talk Theology Discord: https://discord.gg/WhBceq3 The Freed Thinker ... (@philosophyguy2, 81 minutes)
2020-Apr-22podcast imageFrom the vaults: Aristotle
Aristotle may be well known, but is he still relevant? Almost two and a half millennia on, what can he tell us about modern life? Joachim Aufderheide, Sophie Grace Chappell, and Sophia Connell on... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-22podcast imageFrom the vaults: The Irish Enlightenment
Ian McBride, Katherine O'Donnell, and Tom Stoneham explore the Irish Enlightenment and its turbulent politics. Is something distinctively Irish about this group of thinkers? Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-22podcast imageFrom the vaults: Darwin
Tim Lewens/ David Papineau   Listen to the podcast here   Darwin was primarily a biologist rather than a philosopher, but his work has had huge significance for how philosophers think... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-22podcast imageFrom the vaults: Reason
Alexander Douglas/ Peter Millican/ Kirsten Walsh   Listen to the podcast here or on YouTube   ‘Reason’ and ‘knowledge’, and the relationship between them, were major themes in Enlightenment... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-22podcast imageFrom the vaults: Pragmatism
Matthew Festenstein/ Clara Fischer/ Paniel Reyes Cardenas   Listen to the recording here or on YouTube   What if instead of worrying about truth as a fundamental, objective notion, we just... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-22podcast imageEp. 87 Wittgenstein Part 2
This week agonise with Danny as he tries to get to the end of the Tractatus without interruptions. Do Mike and Danny LOOK like they have meaning but in actual fact make no logical sense? Are we simply talking nonsense? Does the sentence “Mike and Danny are exemplary Star Fleet Officers” carry any real meaning in spite of its grammatical legitimacy (even though we know it to be 100% true)? Should w... (@PhilosophyWtf, 28 minutes)
2020-Apr-22podcast imageListener Qs 13
Hi all! Another round of profound thanks to our patrons who are keeping the lights on even in these difficult times. Thank you so much and hope you enjoy this special birthday Q and A! 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://www.facebook.com/grou... (@0gPhilosophy, 54 minutes)
2020-Apr-22podcast imageOrdinary vices: Is pride an affront to, or the basis of, dignity?
Can pride be ‘redeemed’, and form the basis of human dignity, or is pride as such a form of moral corruption, a debased form of moral vision? (@RadioNational, 41 minutes)
2020-Apr-21podcast imageEpisode 187: More Zither
With a global pandemic and a collapsing economy upon us, it's time to ask ourselves some tough questions. Sex robots or platonic love robots - what are you more excited for? If you walked in on your partner with one of them, which would make you more jealous? Are you male or female? Can evolutionary psychology explain sex-linked preferences for sensitive, empathetic Alexas? We then dive into the s... (@verybadwizards, 101 minutes)
2020-Apr-21podcast imageEpictetus, Discourses - Subjecting One's Desires To Other People - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient Stoic philosopher Epictetus's work, the Discourses. Specifically it examines his discussions of making one's own desires subject to other people - a bad idea from a Stoic perspective. Doing so makes one's own happiness or tranquility dependent upon the desires, actions, choices, or beliefs of other people. To support my ongoing work, go to my... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Apr-21podcast imageEpisode 8: Susan Notess: Listening, silencing, gaslighting and honesty
Susan suggested a bunch of things to read about the philosophy and ethics of listening, for you to follow up: * Talk: The science of conversation by Elizabeth Stokoe * Yo! And Lo! The Pragmatic Topography of the Space of Reasons by Mark Lance and Rebecca Kukla * Dotson, Kristie. "Tracking Epistemic Violence, Tracking Practices of Silencing", Hypatia 26.2 (2011): 236-257. [link to .pdf (http... (@DrJoeMorrison, 78 minutes)
2020-Apr-21podcast imagePhilosophy Vs Authority | Noam Chomsky, Deirdre McCloskey, Mark Lilla
Noam Chomsky joins Mark Lilla and Deirdre McCloskey to discuss freedom, state power and authority. (@IAI_TV, 41 minutes)
2020-Apr-21podcast imageShorts - E27: Luck vs. Karma
Intent or accident? That is the question. No good deed goes unpunished! But in what world is that!? One where shit is just banging together towards a blah entropic state or one with biased negentropic filters that favor the hustlers? This week the Dawdlers discuss the notions of luck and karma and the preference for inhabiting systems—especially social systems like, y’know, SOCIETY—that reward g... (@dawdlerspodcast, 20 minutes)
2020-Apr-20podcast imageSacred and Profane Love Episode 22: Huxley on Love and Longing in the Dystopia
Sacred and Profane Love Episode 22: Huxley on Love and Longing in the Dystopia by Sacred and Profane Love (@eudaimoniapod, 102 minutes)
2020-Apr-20podcast image#323 Rivka Weinberg: The Ethics of Procreation
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2020-Apr-20podcast image93 | Rae Wynn-Grant on Bears, Humans, and Other Predators
Human beings have a strange fascination with dangerous, predatory animals — bears, lions, wolves, sharks, and more. The top of the food chain is an interesting and precarious place to live; while you might be the boss of your local environment, you also depend on the functioning of an entire ecology. Rae Wynn-Grant is a carnivore ecologist who studies how large predators migrate, feed, reproduce —... (@seanmcarroll, 62 minutes)
2020-Apr-20podcast imageEp. 241: Political Philosophy and the Pandemic
How should we think politically about the current global crisis? Do extreme circumstances reveal truths of political philosophy or do they reinforce whatever it is we already believe? Mark, Wes, Seth, and Dylan talk about applying philosophical insights to real-life situations rife with unknowns, John Rawls' veil of ignorance and Adam Smith on our interconnectedness, utilitarianism, libertarianism... (@PartiallyExLife, 66 minutes)
2020-Apr-19podcast imageSTM Podcast #49: Massimo Pigliucci - How to Live a Good Life According to Stoicism
On episode 49, we welcome philosopher Massimo Pigliucci to discuss how we can use Stoic philosophy to improve mental health, learn about the necessity of separating internal and external success, and how we can implement practices to make us feel in control of our well-being. Massimo Pigliucci is the K D Irani Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. He is the author of How to Be a... (@seize_podcast, 86 minutes)
2020-Apr-19podcast imageElizabeth Anderson on 'Let's Talk'
In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast, recorded before the Covid-19 lockdowns, the political philosopher Elizabeth Anderson explains why we need to be prepared to talk more, even with people with whom we strongly disagree. (@philosophybites, 21 minutes)
2020-Apr-19podcast imageEpictetus, Discourses - Preconceptions Or General Conceptions (Proleipseis) - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient Stoic philosopher Epictetus's work, the Discourses. Specifically it examines discussions of the role of preconceptions or general notions (proleipseis). These are concepts that all human beings have, according to Epictetus, but are at first in a confused form, so that although they do not conflict in themselves, they may in their applications to s... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Apr-19podcast imageThinking a pandemic
We're told that COVID-19 is an unprecedented event, one that's upended all our old certainties — so it's perhaps strange that we're thinking about it in very familiar ways. Considering the history, the politics and the ethics of COVID-19 can reveal fascinating and uncomfortable insights about ourselves and our society. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Apr-19podcast imageHoP 347 - Bonfire of the Vanities - Savonarola
The prophetic preacher Girolamo Savonarola attacks pagan philosophy and puts forward his own political ideas, before coming to an untimely end. (@HistPhilosophy, 19 minutes)
2020-Apr-19podcast image278: Poetry as a Way of Knowing
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/poetry-way-... What is poetry? Mere word play? A pretty, or at any rate striking, way of expressing thought and emotion? Or does great poetry involve an approach to the world that provides insight and information not available in other ways? Ken and John explore how poetry can illuminate what we know with award-winning poet Jane Hirshfield, author of "Come... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2020-Apr-18podcast imageEpisode 77, ‘Time Travel: The Grandfather Paradox and Abilities’ with Olivia Coombes (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Olivia Coombes is a philosopher and teacher at the University of Edinburgh whose research focuses on issues about the possibility of time travel, the paradoxes involved in time travel, and how these topics relate to the question of free-will. In addition to this, Liv is also the co-host of the Edinburgh-based podcast Two Philosophers: One Podcast, No Problems. Since the philosopher David Lewis, an... (@ThePanpsycast, 48 minutes)
2020-Apr-18podcast imageFive Streaming Double Features
The two cows recommend five double features, all streaming on either Netflix or Amazon Prime. The themes are: High and Low, Paranoia, Families Falling Apart, The Rules of the Universe, How to Win Friends and Influence People. . . . . Movies recommended: High and Low (0:59 Bringing out the Dead // 5:00 Inside Llewyn Davis) Paranoia (9:27 Clue // 12:53 The Conversation) Families Fall... (@cowspod, 56 minutes)
2020-Apr-18podcast imageEpictetus, Discourses - Making Progress Towards The Good - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient Stoic philosopher Epictetus's work, the Discourses. Specifically it examines his discussions of what it means to make progress towards the Good from a Stoic perspective (and what isn't such progress). 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 ... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Apr-18podcast image76 - Surveillance, Privacy and COVID-19
How do we get back to normal after the COVID-19 pandemic? One suggestion is that we use increased amounts of surveillance and tracking to identify and isolate infected and at-risk persons. While this might be a valid public health strategy it does raise some tricky ethical questions. In this episode I talk to Carissa Véliz about these questions. Carissa is a Research Fellow at the Uehiro Centre fo... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Apr-17podcast imageDISABILITY & KNOWLEDGE with Tom Shakespeare
I discuss the ethical and epistemic issues surrounding disability with Tom Shakespeare: we cover the medical and social models, eugenics, disability and sexuality, standpoint epistemology, social justice, and the nature of knowledge. (@PolPhilPod, 70 minutes)
2020-Apr-17podcast image#322 Curtis Marean: Zooarchaeology, Human Origins And Evolution
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2020-Apr-17podcast imageEpictetus, Discourses - Understanding And Addressing Anger - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient Stoic philosopher Epictetus's work, the Discourses. Specifically it examines his discussions of the emotion of anger, specifically how that emotion should be understood and managed. 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, 19 minutes)
2020-Apr-17podcast imageEpisode 125: James Koppel discusses counterfactual inference and automated explanation
Episode link here.In this episode, James Koppel (MIT, James Koppel Coaching) joins me and Dominick Reo to talk about how we can write software to help identify the causes of disasters.These days, there's often a tendency to think of software primarily as a venue for frivolous pleasures. Maybe there's a new app that's really good at hooking me up with videos of alpacas on skateboards, or making my ... (@ElucidationsPod, 39 minutes)
2020-Apr-17podcast imageEpisode 5: Contagion (part two)
Love, happiness, and disease. These are a few things that today we call  "contagious." But how did thinkers in the Indian subcontinent, before  the discovery of viruses, understand diseases and their treatment? This  podcast is part two of a two-part interview with Patricia Sauthoff, an  expert in the history of alchemy and medicine in India.  Sources and links  D... (@cmalcolmkeating, 15 minutes)
2020-Apr-17podcast image30/3/2020: Dana Nelkin on Equal Opportunity
Dana Kay Nelkin is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, San Diego, and an Affiliate Professor at the University of San Diego School of Law. Her areas of research include moral psychology, ethics, bioethics, and philosophy of law. She is the author of Making Sense of Freedom and Responsibility (Oxford University Press, 2011), and a number of articles on a variety of topics, in... (@Aristotweets, 71 minutes)
2020-Apr-17podcast imagePhilosophy In Film - 015 - Pontypool
For the 15th episode of @PhilInFilm the guys delve into Bruce McDonald's independent horror film "Pontypool" and discuss how the film utilizes the theme of language and the prescribed meaning of language. Producer's Notes makes its triumphant debut, and Alain almost tells us about his erotic Tiger King dreams. Feature Beverage: Glenfiddich (@PhilInFilm, 125 minutes)
2020-Apr-16podcast imageEpictetus, Discourses - Habits And Practices - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient Stoic philosopher Epictetus's work, the Discourses. Specifically it examines his discussions of the role habits play in the moral life, and the need to rework one's habits in order to develop morally. 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 ... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Apr-16podcast image#321 Dick Swaab: The Neuroscience of Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation
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2020-Apr-16podcast imageEV - 138 Naked Shame with Krista Thomason
My guest this week is Krista Thomason (@kkthomason), an associate professor at Swarthmore college who studies negative emotions and their role in ethics. We discuss her challenges to the traditional views of shame and how people can integrate a healthy relationship with shame into their lives.Naked: https://www.amazon.com/Naked-Dark-Side-S... Bhagavad GitaEditing by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out hi... (@ETVPod, 65 minutes)
2020-Apr-16podcast imageSponsored: Delivering Extraordinary Experiences with Customer Experience Expert Liliana Petrova
When it comes to closing a deal, generating client referrals, or getting repeat business, understanding how to elevate the customer’s experience can make all the difference, and can often be a philosophical approach. So how do you go above and beyond to deliver extraordinary experiences? To find out, host JulieGurner talks to customer experience guru and former Head of Customer Experience Programs... (@HiPhiNation, 31 minutes)
2020-Apr-16podcast imageEpictetus, Discourses - Indifference In Things - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient Stoic philosopher Epictetus's work, the Discourses. Specifically it examines his discussion of the attitude of indifference (adiaphoria), based on one's grasp that many things are neither good nor bad, but indifferent (adiaphora). To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct con... (@philosopher70, 11 minutes)
2020-Apr-15podcast imageEpisode #142 ... Richard Rorty
Today we begin our discussion of the work of Richard Rorty. (@iamstephenwest, 29 minutes)
2020-Apr-15podcast image75 - The Vital Ethical Contexts of Coronavirus
There is a lot of data and reporting out there about the COVID 19 pandemic. How should we make sense of that data? Do the media narratives misrepresent or mislead us as to the true risks associated with the disease? Have governments mishandled the response? Can they be morally blamed for what they have done. These are the questions I discuss with my guest on today's show: David Shaw. David is a Se... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Apr-15podcast imageGames and the Art of Agency by C. Thi Nguyen
Are games art and if so, why? Are they important or valuable and if so, how? A lot of work tries to answer these questions in aesthetics by comparing games to various properties of traditionally acknowledged works that scholars already agree are art. But does this obscure basic features of what games are all about? Unlike most fictions, game designers don't just create a stable object, like a book... (@wesbuc, 33 minutes)
2020-Apr-15podcast imagePhilosophy In Film - 014 - Uncut Gems
For their 14th installment, the @PhilInFilm fellows discuss the Safdie brothers' Uncut Gems (a24/Netflix) and how it deals with issues of morality, humanity and alienation. Alain defines the word "viscera" for us, and looks at the movie's similarities to classic gangster movies, Chris tries to convince us of the main characters redeeming qualities, and Nickel interrupts the conversation occasion... (@PhilInFilm, 87 minutes)
2020-Apr-15podcast imageEp. 86 Wittgenstein Part 1
This week, listen in slack jawed amazement as Danny talks about the Tractatus for over 30 mins without mentioning Wittgenstein once. That’s right, not once but a gazillion times! This is it folks, Danny goes proposition crazy as his time finally comes and he gets to use the W word without let or hindrance. Reel back in stupefied awe as the podcast ladder is kicked away leaving Dr Mike hanging prec... (@PhilosophyWtf, 33 minutes)
2020-Apr-15podcast image0G100: WWZ and the Human Cost of Ethics, Part 2
What a wild time to celebrate our 100th episode. At least we're celebrating it talking about something of great value, World War Z's portrayal of the loss of humanity from doing the right thing. I hope it helps to think about how we're all experiencing the grind and that's what makes us humans. Williams against Utilitarianism: https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/willi... Support us at Patreon: ht... (@0gPhilosophy, 40 minutes)
2020-Apr-15podcast imageCan we avoid cruelty in the face of COVID-19?
As societies, we are having to grapple with the question of whether some will be made to bear a disproportionate amount of the cost of our collective response to COVID-19. (@RadioNational, 37 minutes)
2020-Apr-14podcast imageJoseph LeDoux and David Rosenthal Live!
Join me for a discussion with Joseph LeDoux and David Rosenthal as we discuss the involvement of the self in conscious experience, higher-order theories of consciousness and a lot more (@onemorebrown, 93 minutes)
2020-Apr-14podcast imageFrom the vaults: Can We Learn from Suffering?
Danielle Sands/ Anatasia Scrutton/ Tom Stern   Listen to the recording here   The ‘most depressing lesson’ of suffering, Slavoj Žižek writes, is that ‘there is nothing to... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-14podcast imageFrom the vaults: The Politics of Mental Health
Victoria Dutchman-Smith/ Emmy Eklundh/ Matthew Ratcliffe   Listen to the recording here or on YouTube   At the intersection of the personal and the political, we explore the relationship... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-14podcast imageFrom the vaults: Philosophy and Psychiatry
Lisa Conlan/ Jean Khalfa/ Stella Sandford/ Alistair Stewart   Listen to the recording here or on YouTube   Mental disorders are widely held to have a chemical basis best treated with... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-14podcast imageFrom the vaults: Philosophy as Therapy?
Beverley Clack / Molly Macdonald / John Skorupski   Listen here or on YouTube   There is a rich tradition of claiming therapeutic powers for philosophy, but if philosophy is the love of... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-14podcast imageEpictetus, Discourses - Duties Roles And Relationships - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient Stoic philosopher Epictetus's work, the Discourses. Specifically it examines his discussions of the connection between Duties on the one hand, and our social roles and relationships on the other hand. 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 ... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2020-Apr-14podcast imageThe Value of Ethics | Bart Streumer
Professor of Philosophy Bart Streumer discusses ethics, metaethics and issues surrounding morality. (@IAI_TV, 16 minutes)
2020-Apr-14podcast imageFrom the vaults: Schopenhauer
Christine Battersby/ Christopher Janaway/ Christopher Ryan   Listen here or on YouTube   Schopenhauer’s work prefigured important developments in philosophy, psychology, and political... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-14podcast imagePeter Carruthers, "Human and Animal Minds: The Consciousness Questions Laid to Rest" (Oxford UP, 2019)
Do nonhuman animals have phenomenally conscious mental states? For example, do they have the types of conscious experiences we have when, in our case, we experience the smell of cinnamon or the redness of a ripe tomato? In Human and Animal Minds: The Consciousness Questions Laid to Rest (Oxford University Press, 2019), Peter Carruthers argues that there is no fact of the matter as to whether they ... (@NewBooksPhil, 63 minutes)
2020-Apr-13podcast image#320 Max Beilby: Evolutionary Organizational Psychology
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2020-Apr-13podcast image92 | Kevin Hand on Life Elsewhere in the Solar System
It’s hard doing science when you only have one data point, especially when that data point is subject to an enormous selection bias. That’s the situation faced by people studying the nature and prevalence of life in the universe. The only biosphere we know about is our own, and our knowing anything at all is predicated on its existence, so it’s unclear how much it can teach us about the bigger pic... (@seanmcarroll, 116 minutes)
2020-Apr-13podcast imageEp. 240: David Lewis on Possible Worlds and Language Games (Part Two)
On "Scorekeeping in a Language Game" (1979) and "Truth in Fiction" (1978). Lewis's account of possible worlds can be applied to conversation: As we speak, each sentence adds to the "conversational score" (the set of assumptions that enable us to understand each other) while reducing the field of possible worlds that the picture we're painting together could potentially represent. What are the grav... (@PartiallyExLife, 70 minutes)
2020-Apr-13podcast imageFrom the vaults: W E B Du Bois
Liam Kofi Bright/ Brian Kelly/ Meera Sabaratnam   Listen to the recording here or on YouTube   W. E. B. Du Bois is usually remembered as a sociologist and civil rights campaigner, and his... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-13podcast imageEpictetus, Discourses - Anxiety Or Anguish (Agonia)- Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient Stoic philosopher Epictetus's work, the Discourses. Specifically it examines his discussion of the sources of anxiety, and whether one ought to feel anxiety towards them or not. 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/ReasonI... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Apr-13podcast imageCan't Hardly Wait
The two cows go back to high school to revisit this classic 90s teen comedy and discuss house parties, a real life Trip McNeely story,  and Siskel & Ebert's rating scale.  (@cowspod, 43 minutes)
2020-Apr-12podcast image498: Philosophy and the Superhero
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/philosophy-... Philosophy is replete with thought experiments featuring characters like Descartes’ “Evil Genius” and Davidson’s “Swampman.” Some of the scenarios philosophers conjure up seem like they could’ve been plucked from a superhero comic. Or is it the other way around? Why do philosophy and superhero comics employ such similar thought experiments? ... (@philtalkradio, 9 minutes)
2020-Apr-12podcast image"What is the Role of Philosophy During a Global Crisis?"
Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Dr. Susan Neiman, director of the Einstein Forum in Potsdam, Germany as they explore foresight, redemption, and societal values. (@whyradioshow, 87 minutes)
2020-Apr-12podcast imagePandemicast
We give some initial, unformed thoughts on the pandemic. It is what we are all thinking about. So what philosophy can we see in it? Gabe, Charlie, and Zach discuss government authoritarianism and personal, bottom up authoritarians, how much thinking is happening right now, and the vagueness of government legislation. Read Gabe’s article: https://thevimblog.com/2020/04/08/arendt... Our e... (@thevimblog, 71 minutes)
2020-Apr-12podcast imageSTM Podcast #48: Mutah "Napoleon" Beale - How to Live a Good Life According to Islam
On episode 48, we welcome back Mutah Beale to discuss how Islam helped him overcome past trauma, what it was like being so honest in his upcoming biography, and how his story could help others grow through their own struggles. Mutah Beale, also known as Napoleon, is a former member of Tupac's rap group Outlawz. Mutah has since converted to Islam and is now a motivational speaker. His upcoming book... (@seize_podcast, 57 minutes)
2020-Apr-12podcast imageFrom the vaults: The Young Wittgenstein
Ian Ground/ Stephen Mulhall/ Chon Tejedor   Watch the video or listen to the recording   One of the twentieth century’s greatest philosophers, Wittgenstein published only one book. To... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-12podcast imageTime in a time of excess time
Many of us have extra time on our hands at the moment, and for many of us that time can feel like a burden. But what is this mysterious relationship between what time feels like and what it really is? (@DavidPZone1, 29 minutes)
2020-Apr-12podcast imageHAP 50 - Nation Within a Nation - Martin Delany
He is called a “father of black nationalism,” but Martin Delany also promoted integration in American society. Can the apparent tension be resolved? (@HistPhilosophy, 24 minutes)
2020-Apr-12podcast imageEpisode 77, ‘Time Travel: The Grandfather Paradox and Abilities’ with Olivia Coombes (Part I - Time Traveller Abilities)
Olivia Coombes is a philosopher and teacher at the University of Edinburgh whose research focuses on issues about the possibility of time travel, the paradoxes involved in time travel, and how these topics relate to the question of free-will. In addition to this, Liv is also the co-host of the Edinburgh-based podcast Two Philosophers: One Podcast, No Problems. Since the philosopher David Lewis, an... (@ThePanpsycast, 50 minutes)
2020-Apr-12podcast imageEpictetus, Discourses - Confidence And Caution - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient Stoic philosopher Epictetus's work, the Discourses. Specifically it examines his discussion of the compatibility between Confidence and Caution - and also Care/Concern. Caution should be directed towards those things that are indeed under our control. Confidence should be displayed towards those things that are not under our control. To supp... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2020-Apr-12podcast imageSUFFRAGE, ATHEISM, & EVOLUTION With Kimberly Hamlin
I'm joined by professor Kimberly Hamlin to discuss her latest book: Free Thinker: Sex, Suffrage, and the Extraordinary Life of Helen Hamilton Gardener. We cover the concept of a "fallen woman', women's suffrage, the relations between feminism, atheism, evolution & race. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/PoliticalPhiloso... Website: https://www.politicalphilosophypodcast.c... (@PolPhilPod, 66 minutes)
2020-Apr-10podcast image#319 Jeff McMahan: The Ethics of Killing; Abortion, Euthanasia, Suicide
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2020-Apr-10podcast imageS01E18: Can We Sue China? - William Burke-White
International law scholar and professor William Burke-White speaks with Jay Shapiro during the ongoing global COVID19 crises. They discuss the philosophical foundations of international law, why globalism needs to re-brand itself to be more "local", the legal process of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the apparent absence of the United Nations in this pandemic, the rapidly changing rol... (@DilemmaPodcast, 87 minutes)
2020-Apr-10podcast image74 - How to Understand COVID 19
I'm still thinking a lot about the COVID-19 pandemic. In this episode I turn away from some of the 'classical' ethical questions about the disease and talk more about how to understand it and form reasonable beliefs about the public health information that has been issued in response to it. To help me do this I will be talking to Katherine Furman. Katherine is a lecturer in philosophy at the Unive... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Apr-10podcast imageFrom the vaults: Hilary Putnam
Julian Baggini/ Jesper Kallestrup/ Chris Norris/ Sarah Sawyer   Listen to the recording here   Does perception give me any reason to believe in an external world, or could I be a ‘brain in... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-10podcast imageEpictetus, Discourses - Use Of Argument And Logic - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient Stoic philosopher Epictetus's work, the Discourses. Specifically it examines his discussion of why studying argument and logic is important for Stoic philosophy. 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 BuyMeA... (@philosopher70, 10 minutes)
2020-Apr-09podcast imageGeorg Northoff Live!
Join me for a discussion with Georg Northoff, Georg’s website: http://www.georgnorthoff.com The Spontaneous Brain Minding the Brain: A guide to Philosophy and Neuroscience (@onemorebrown, 91 minutes)
2020-Apr-09podcast imageEV - 137 Strong Emergence with Emerson Green
My guest this week is Emerson Green (@waldenpod), host of the Counterapologetics Podcast and Walden Pod. We continue our discussion on Panpsychism and focus in particular on the argument agains strong emergence, a concept that may be present in common conceptions of how consciousness arises in the world.The Right to Reason Discussion with Emerson: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/pa... up on ... (@ETVPod, 71 minutes)
2020-Apr-09podcast image#318 Benjamin Bergen: Embodied Cognition, Embodied Simulation, Language, And AI
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2020-Apr-09podcast imageDavid Pitt Live!
Join me for a discussion with David Pitt, a philosopher at California State University Los Angeles, as we discuss conceptual phenomenology, knowledge by acquaintance, and a lot more (@onemorebrown, 133 minutes)
2020-Apr-09podcast imageMatthew McManus and Marion Trejo, "Myth and Mayhem: A Leftist Critique of Jordan Peterson​" (Zero Books, 2020)
In 2016, Jordan Peterson, a relatively obscure professor of psychology, released several videos on YouTube making critical remarks on political correctness and related political legislation. This would kick off a meteoric rise in fame, with sold-out live shows, podcasts, television interviews and a worldwide bestselling book. Along with his newfound fame, however, came a ​lot of criticism, much of... (@NewBooksPhil, 53 minutes)
2020-Apr-08podcast imageFrom the vaults: The Worst Form of Government?
Beatrix Campbell/ Peter Hallward/ Edward Kanterian Listen to the recording here Winston Churchill famously described democracy as ‘the worst form of government except for all the others that have... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-08podcast imageFrom the vaults: The Social Lives of Microbes
Kevin Foster/ Sara Mitri/ Maureen O’Malley Listen to the podcast here What are microbial societies? In what ways do they resemble human societies and in what ways do they differ? Can the same... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-08podcast imageFrom the vaults: Hive Minds
Larissa Condradt/ Elli Leadbeater/ Christian List Listen to the podcast here Swarms of bees make decisions as a ‘democratic’ collective, voting on various possible nest sites through waggle dances.... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-08podcast imageFrom the vaults: What Is It Really Like to Be a Bat?
Alison Fairbrass/ Craig French Listen here or on YouTube Are bats conscious, and how can we tell? What is it like to use sound to navigate? In a classic paper called ‘What Is It Like to Be a... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-08podcast imageFrom the vaults: The Minds of Whales
Philip Hoare/ Luke Rendell Listen to the podcast here or on YouTube What is it like to be a whale? How do they think and what do they feel? How are their social groups structured, and how do whale... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-08podcast imageFrom the vaults: Consciousness
Björn Brembs/ Chris Frith/ Eva Jablonka/ David Papineau Listen to the podcast here or on YouTube Other than humans, which animal species are conscious? When did consciousness first evolve, and what... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-08podcast imageFrom the vaults: The Minds of Birds
Nicky Clayton/ Mark Cocker Listen to the recording here or on YouTube What is it like to be a bird? What do they think and how do they feel? What can comparative psychology tell us about the... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-08podcast imageWilliam James The Will To Believe - Religious Faith 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 views on religious belief and commitment, and his contention that our passional or volitional nature can and should play a role in it. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd l... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Apr-08podcast imageThe Unreliability of Naive Introspection by Eric Schwitzgebel
How well do you know your own feelings? Is our ability to know this about ourselves less reliable than what we know about the outside world around us? Is there anything we can do to make ourselves less "naive" and improve the reliability of introspection about conscious experiences? Links and Resources * Eric Schwitzgebel (https://faculty.ucr.edu/~eschwitz/) * The Paper (http://faculty.ucr.e... (@wesbuc, 31 minutes)
2020-Apr-08podcast imagePhilip Goff | Consciousness
I'm joined by Professor Philip Goff to discuss the problems facing traditional views of consciousness. His book: here (https://www.amazon.com/Galileos-Error-F... His website: here (https://www.philipgoffphilosophy.com/) Bonus Feed ($5 a month): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Disc... (@philosophyguy2, 64 minutes)
2020-Apr-08podcast imageCan we distinguish truth from lies? | Sacha Golob, Steve Fuller, Åsa Wikforss, Peter Pomerantsev
It seemed that we had all got used to the idea that rather than a single definitive truth there are a multiplicity of competing and alternative perspectives. Now with the rise of 'fake news' and the publicising of blatant lies, we want to reassert the importance of accuracy and truth. Author of Post Truth Steve Fuller, theoretical philosopher Åsa Wikforss, continental philosopher Sacha Golob, an... (@IAI_TV, 45 minutes)
2020-Apr-08podcast imageAre you really free?
This season we look at one of the curliest questions of them all, are you really free? We say all the time that someone made good choices or bad choices. Or that they should be punished or rewarded for the choices they make. But did you really choose to like a certain style of fashion? Is it your fault if you're a messy person? Can society be blamed for people turning to crime? And do Molly and Ca... (@matthewtbeard, 9 minutes)
2020-Apr-08podcast imageOedipus – The Musical
Meet Oedipus. He's the main character in one of the world’s oldest stories. He lived a long time ago and he did some pretty bad things. But was it his fault or was it fate? Was there anything he could have done to avoid tragedy? Join Molly, Carl and Matt as they sing their way through an ancient tale of terrible misfortune. (@matthewtbeard, 27 minutes)
2020-Apr-08podcast imageWhy is your room so messy?
We visit the bedroom of one of the messiest kids we know, Harriet. She hates cleaning her room more than anything in life and it always looks like someone opened every drawer and threw all the contents into the air. But is it her fault that her room is a pigsty? And if other kids can manage to keep their rooms tidy, why can’t Harriet? (@matthewtbeard, 21 minutes)
2020-Apr-08podcast imageDid your brain make you do it?
You're at the movies with a giant box of popcorn on your lap, enjoying the film and eating the popcorn. You look down and see the box is empty, but you don't even remember eating it all, because you were focused on the film. As you gobbled on those salty snacks, were you in control of your actions? Are you still responsible if you do something unconsciously? The famous science writer Sam Harris sa... (@matthewtbeard, 23 minutes)
2020-Apr-08podcast imageAre you the boss of your emotions?
Molly and Carl might be great friends but that doesn't mean they don't fight sometimes. But when they do get into conflict they have very different ways of dealing with things. So, what should you do if you're feeling hurt or angry with someone? Is it best to bottle up your emotions and say nothing, or is it healthier to let it all out? We'll be getting some tips from an ancient group called The S... (@matthewtbeard, 21 minutes)
2020-Apr-08podcast imageIs it society's fault if you become a criminal?
The bushranger Ned Kelly led a gang of criminals more than 100 years ago. He was first arrested when he was just 14 and then he went on to rob and kill people. But before his last infamous shootout, Ned Kelly wrote a letter to the world saying that none of it was his fault, that society was unfair and he had no alternative. So, can you really blame society for how your life turns out? (@matthewtbeard, 24 minutes)
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 imageWilliam James The Will To Believe - 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 imageEp. 6 - (ft.) Peter Boghossian: How to Save Academic Philosophy
In this episode, I speak with Dr. Peter Boghossian about where academic philosophy stands in the modern university system. We discuss the problems that it and other humanities create for themselves and for the public, and how to reform the standards in the field by injecting a scientific and Socratic standard. Here's any links you'll need to dive deeper: https://www.philosophersmag.com/opinio... (@Jordan_C_Myers, 76 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, 164 minutes)
2020-Apr-06podcast imageWilliam James The Will To Believe - 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 Believe - 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 imageJoy Ride
The two cows take a road trip to discuss how a decade of bored contentment in America gave rise to both the gen-X slacker and prank culture, laying the seeds for a generational conflict that takes center stage in this highly rewatchable 2001 John Dahl thriller. (@cowspod, 55 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-05podcast image447: Fractured Identities
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/fractured-i... Despite tremendous strides made towards civil and political rights in the United States, discrimination and exclusion based on race, class, gender, and sexuality are still pervasive. As a result, individuals seen as "the other" often experience a painful inner fracturing W.E.B. Du Bois called "double consciousness." So, how does one shape a ... (@philtalkradio, 10 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 Believe - 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 imageSacred and Profane Love Episode 21: Joseph Conrad's Lord Jim
Sacred and Profane Love Episode 21: Joseph Conrad's Lord Jim by Sacred and Profane Love (@eudaimoniapod, 79 minutes)
2020-Apr-04podcast imageEp. 5 - The Milgram and Zimbardo Experiments (& Golhagen vs Browning on Nazis)
In this episode, I discuss the Stanley Milgram and Phil Zimbardo experiments and what they say about our human nature. These experiments are also tied into the Browning vs Goldhagen debate on how he German population was convinced to do such terrible acts during the holocaust. Here's any links you'll need to dive deeper: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanfordpr... https://en.wikipedia.org/w... (@Jordan_C_Myers, 106 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-04podcast imageRedefine Statistical Significance by Edouard Machery
Are decisions made by scientists one century ago still with us and weigh down science? One decision involves the rules scientists play by when it comes to statistical significance, and more specifically, the rule that results fall below a .05 threshold to count as significant. The point of this threshold is to help minimize false positives. But .05 is consistent with at least 33% of results being ... (@wesbuc, 52 minutes)
2020-Apr-04podcast imageStop Talking About Fake News! by Joshua Habgood-Coote
What, if anything, does "fake news" or "post truth" actually mean? Are they thinly veiled political strategies that do as much harm to democracy as the things they attempt to describe? And if so why did so many academics and philosophers get caught up in using a series of terms with such serious problems? Links and Resources * Joshua Habgood-Coote (https://joshuahabgoodcoote.com/) * The pape... (@wesbuc, 35 minutes)
2020-Apr-04podcast imageOn Having Bad Persons as Friends by Jessica Isserow
"Nietzsche was friends with Wagner, Copperfield with Steerforth, Rick Blaine with Louis Renault...one who enters into a friendship with a bad person very much seems to have gone wrong somewhere," writes Isserow. But what is wrong, exactly, with choosing to make friends with bad people? Does it tell us something important about ourselves and could this fact maybe even reveal a glimmer of truth ab... (@wesbuc, 29 minutes)
2020-Apr-04podcast imageCausing and Nothingness by Helen Beebee
Can the absense of something ever be a cause? For example, image you forget to water your plants and your plants all die. Did your failure to water them cause the plants to die? Many people report the intuition you obviously have caused your plants to die, but shocking as it may at first seem, could this intuition actually be wrong? Links and Resources Helen Beebee (https://www.research.manche... (@wesbuc, 39 minutes)
2020-Apr-04podcast imagePhilosophy In Film - 013 - Knives Out
This week the @PhilInFilm fellows discuss how the Rian Johnson movie "Knives Out" illuminates the importance of family and our tendency to overlook the conditions that facilitate social inequality. Chris reiterates his love of Contagion, Craig compares the movie to an episode of the Flintstones, and we once again experience a long and winding trip through the fascinating mind of Alain Beauclair. ... (@PhilInFilm, 87 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 Believe - 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 imageEpisode 4: Contagion (part one)
Love, happiness, and disease. These are a few things that today we call  "contagious." But how did thinkers in the Indian subcontinent, before  the discovery of viruses, understand diseases and their treatment? This  podcast is part one of a two-part interview with Patricia Sauthoff, an  expert in the history of alchemy and medicine in India.  Sources and links  A... (@cmalcolmkeating, 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
------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter SubscribeStar: https://www.subscribestar.com/the-dissen... PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter PayPal Subscription 1 Dollar: https://tinyurl.com/yb3acuuy PayPal Subscription 3 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ybn6bg9l PayPal Subscription 5 Dollars: https://tinyurl.com/ycmr9gpz PayPal Subscription 1... (@TheDissenterYT, 74 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. 74: Futurality
Joe and Taylor are back to talk about the future: the inchoate science of the mind; presently-untheorized forms of social organization; transcendental computation. The discussion begins with Laruelle and the belligerence of philosophy. (@theory_talk, 72 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 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 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 chemist ... (@IAI_TV, 50 minutes)
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 imageS01E17: Surviving a Slow Motion Disaster - Amanda Ripley
Amdana Ripley, best selling author of "The Unthinkable: Who Survives when Disaster Strikes and Why" talks with Jay Shapiro during coronavirus lock down. Topics discussed: Ripley's work with ignored hurricane warnings, 9/11 rescues, stampedes at the Hajj, surviving plane crashes, what good risk communication sounds like, what personal resilience means for our collective safety, and the danger of ... (@DilemmaPodcast, 75 minutes)
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 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