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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-Jul-05 11:21 UTC. Episodes: 1555. Minimum length: 5 minutes. Hide descriptions. Switch to ranked view. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

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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 imageREISSUE-PEL Ep 75: Lacan & Derrida Criticize Poe's "The Purloined Letter" (w/ New Intro)
Enjoy this normally paywalled episode from Apr. 2013 about Jacques Lacan’s “Seminar on ‘The Purloined Letter'” (1956) and Jacques Derrida’s “The Purveyor of Truth” (1975). How should philosophers approach literature? Lacan read Edgar Allen Poe’s story about a sleuth who outthinks a devious Minister as an illustration of his model of the psyche, and why we persist in self-destructive patterns. Der... (@PartiallyExLife, 131 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 imageEp. 98 Film Night Part 4
This week take to the road with Danny San in search of honour and glory. Listen in unbounded admiration as Danny comes to the defence of the weak and disadvantaged while Mike sneaks round the back to make off with their valuables. What is the ethics of responsibility? Who can afford honour? Is expediency the only pragmatic route to survival and is honour an outmoded concept always destined to end ... (@PhilosophyWtf, 21 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?
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 what is proposed in place of the police? (@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-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
------------------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, 69 minutes)
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)
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
<p>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.... (@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 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
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 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
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 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 imageEp. 97 Film Night Part 3
Tune in this week as Mike and Danny start to listen to the voices in their heads OR are the voices listening to Mike and Danny? How coherent is our identity? What would it take to separate out one voice from our internal cacophony? If only there were some sort of medication we could take? Step forward Dr Jekyll and his patented bottled "two weeks half board in Ibiza” guaranteed to lubricate the I... (@PhilosophyWtf, 26 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-23podcast imagePretty Much Pop #49: Conspiracy Theories as Pop w/ Al Baker
Al works for Logically, a company that fights misinformation. He joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to try to discuss the appeal of conspiracy theories, whether their fandom is like other fandoms, the relation between pernicious and fun theories, and theories that end up true. We touch on echo chambers, the role of irony and humor in spreading these theories, how both opponents and proponents claim to b... (@PartiallyExLife, 50 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
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 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 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-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
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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 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 4 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-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 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 imageBehind the Scenes
Shahidha Bari/ Jonathan Birch/ Clare Moriarty   Listen to the recording here or on YouTube   Shahidha Bari talks to Jonathan Birch and Clare Moriarty about what’s happening at the... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
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)
2020-Jun-17podcast imageEp. 96 Film Night Part Two
This week the lights have gone down, the adverts have run and the trailers have been noted. Join Mike and Danny as the annoying kid behind them starts kicking the back of their seats while the couple next to them keep checking their phones and talking too loudly. What do we have to hope for? Are children really the future or are they just the repetition of all our past mistakes in hipper clothes? ... (@PhilosophyWtf, 31 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 imagePretty Much Pop #48: The Arts in Reality TV w/ Skin Wars' Robin Slonina
Fine art and reality TV are typically rated our highest and lowest forms of entertainment, yet creative competition shows combine them. Robin Slonina, who was a judge on the body painting show Skin Wars, helps Mark, Erica, and Brian figure out the degree to which that format lets the art shine through. We also touch on Work of Art-The Next Great Artist, Face Off, American Idol, Project Runway, coo... (@PartiallyExLife, 51 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 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 image500: 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-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 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, 43 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." (@whyradioshow, 84 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
<p>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 Transcende... (@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-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 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 imageEp. 95 Film Night
Having dragged their way through the historic corridors of philosophy Danny and Mike emerge from the mists of time in need of some R & R, a good long bath and some clean clothes. Listen in this week as our weary philosonauts hang up their togas, berets and black roll-neck jumpers and put their feet up for a well earned change of pace and a large glass of something tasty from the cellars. Sink back... (@PhilosophyWtf, 21 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   Listen to the podcast here   Jonathan Safran Foer discusses themes from Eating Animals, an account of his decade-long struggle with vegetarianism. Part memoir, part... 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
Jennifer Gabrys/ Simon James   Listen to the podcast here   Are humans exceptional among living beings? How should we understand our relationship with the natural world? Current ecological... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Jun-09podcast imageFrom the vaults: Animals
John Ó Maoilearca/ Undine Sellbach/ Lynn Turner   Listen to the recording here or on YouTube   Humans have always co-existed with other animals, using them as tools, resources, and, more... 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
David Grumett/ Angie Pepper/ Varun Uberoi   Listen here or on YouTube   The welfare and flourishing of animals is now enshrined in national and international law. But what should we do when... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Jun-09podcast imageFrom the vaults: Invasive Species
Fred Pearce/ Chris Thomas/ Emma Townshend   Listen to the podcast here or on YouTube   From parakeets to grey squirrels, signal crayfish to Japanese knotweed, with the help of human beings,... 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/ Adam Shriver   Listen to the recording here or on YouTube   Lab-grown meat promises a future of burgers, meatballs, and even foie gras, without the side order of... 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 imagePretty Much Pop #47: Sitcom Premises: Genius, Bonkers and Otherwise
Sitcoms traditionally provide a cozy, relatable, changeless environment, but streaming and serialization have changed this. What are the limits on the format? Mark, Erica, and Brian consider After Life, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Community, the Parks & Rec reunion, the Space Force pilot, the stain of Chuck Lorre, and much more. Plus, which weird premises are real: a quiz! For more, visit prettymuchpop.... (@PartiallyExLife, 43 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-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 (@jennfrey, 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 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, 56 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 image1/6/2020: Anna Mahtani on Dutch Book and Accuracy Theorems
<p>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 proj... (@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 a... (@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
Elizabeth Anderson/ Omar Khan   Listen to the recording here or on YouTube   Women and minority groups are significantly underrepresented in politics and various other walks of life.... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Jun-02podcast imageFrom the vaults: Prejudice
Marco Cinnirella/ Katharine Jenkins/ Joe Mulhall/ Amir Saeed   Listen to the recording here or on YouTube   With recent political events and a spike in the reporting of hate crime, the... 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/ John Narayan   Listen to the recording here   A revolutionary thinker who drew upon influences from philosophy, political theory, and psychoanalysis, Fanon is... 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
Kwame Anthony Appiah / Priyamvada Gopal/ Nasar Meer   Listen to the podcast here or on YouTube   Race continues to shape the political, cultural, and economic character of our societies,... 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?
Maeve Cooke/ Kimberley Hutchings   Listen to the recording here   Does political violence ever achieve its long-term goals or does it simply perpetuate violence? Are some types of political... 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
Michelle Codrington-Rogers/ Margaret O’Callaghan/ Rahul Rao   Listen to the recording here or on YouTube   Memorials have been fiercely debated in recent times. What roles do... 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 imagePretty Much Pop #46: "Casual" Games with Diner Dash's Nick Fortugno
The famed game designer joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to discuss fundamental questions about gaming and what makes a casual game. We touch on everything from crosswords to Super Meat Boy. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreon.com/prettymuchpop. This podcast is part of the Partially Examined Life network and is curated by openculture.com. Sponsor: Visit su... (@PartiallyExLife, 55 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
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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 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 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 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)
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, 51 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 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)
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 imagePretty Much Pop #45: Film Riffing with MST3K's Mary Jo Pehl
Mary Jo was a writer/performer on Mystery Science Theater 3000 and has gone on to make jokes during movies for Rifftrax Presents and Cinematic Titanic. She joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to talk about the joke-writing process, riffing styles, what kinds of films make for good riffing, the MST3K legacy, and more. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreon.com/pr... (@PartiallyExLife, 46 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/ Andrew Neilson   Listen to the podcast here   Many of those who want a small state are also committed to a highly expensive criminal justice... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-26podcast imageFrom the vaults: Immigration Detention
Mishka/ Mary Bosworth/ Matthew Gibney   Listen here or on YouTube   Thousands of foreign nationals are held in immigration detention across the country. Some are detained on arrival, and... 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?
Ahmad Al-Rashid/ Phillip Cole/ Elspeth Guild   Listen to the recording here or on YouTube   Some people crossing borders are called refugees while others are not. But who is a refugee? What... 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/ Cara Nine   Listen to the podcast here   Recent years have seen numerous calls for independence: in Kosovo, South Sudan, Scotland, Catalonia, and in Eastern parts of Ukraine.... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-26podcast imageFrom the vaults: Sovereignty
Serena Ferente/ Carmen Pavel/ David Runciman   Listen to the recording here or on YouTube   The Brexit debate saw a revival in talk of ‘sovereignty’. But what exactly is it, and why is it... 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
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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 imageFrom the vault: A Right to Migrate?
Chris Bertram/ Emily Dugan/ Matthew Gibney/ Madeleine Sumption   Listen to the podcast here   Most people would agree that we have a right to leave our country of origin. But since leaving... 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 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)
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, 57 minutes)
2020-May-22podcast imageNEM#122: Jack Hues (from Wang Chung) Plays Jazz and Prog
Jack fronted Wang Chung for five albums in the '80s, left the limelight to produce, and got a jazz combo going by 2000 which he's released five albums with, reformed Wang Chung, and only now is having a debut solo release, the double album Primitif. We discuss "Whitstable Beach" from that album, "Class War and Sex War" by Jack Hues and the Quartet from A Thesis on the Ballad (2015), and "Brahms Bl... (@PartiallyExLife, 72 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-19podcast imagePretty Much Pop #44: Local News w/ Deion Broxton
The recently memified NBC Montana reporter joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to discuss news as entertainment, local news consumption, its uses and abuses, reality vs. media portrayals of reporters, and more. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreon.com/prettymuchpop. This podcast is part of the Partially Examined Life network and is curated by openculture.com. ... (@PartiallyExLife, 42 minutes)
2020-May-19podcast imageFrom the vaults: Being Alone
In this podcast, we 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)
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
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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 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 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 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, 52 minutes)
2020-May-15podcast image#334 Brian Hayden: Cultural Ecology, Feasting, Ritual Sanctuaries, And Funerals
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2020-May-15podcast imageJames Rachels, 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/ Stephen Vullo   Listen to the podcast here   Sexual offences have frequently gone unpunished because victims have not been believed. This stands in the way of... 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/ Kaye Mitchell   Listen to the podcast here or on YouTube   Is it possible to express the richness, variety, and depth of our inner experience, our thoughts and feelings? If... 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
John Crace/ Catarina Dutilh Novaes/ William Outhwaite/ Jo Phillips   Listen to the podcast here   Even in so-called mature democracies, political discussion often turns ugly. Recently we... 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 imagePretty Much Pop #43: The Korean Wave w/ Suzie Oh
Parasite, K-Pop, and K-Dramas have reached the U.S. as part of Hallyu, an official Korean effort to expand cultural influence. Suzie Hyun-jung Oh joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to decode the zeitgeist in hopes of understanding films like Snowpiercer, A Train to Busan, The Burning, A Taxi Driver, etc. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreon.com/prettymuchpop.... (@PartiallyExLife, 40 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 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-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-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 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 image#331 Hugo Mercier: Not Born Yesterday; Gullibility, Vigilance, Politics, and Social Media
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2020-May-08podcast imageNEM#121: K.C. Clifford on Brokenness and Power
K.C. has created seven releases of confessional folk (sometimes gospel, sometimes country) since 2000. We discuss "No More Living Small" and listen to "You Couldn't Stay" from her 2020 self-titled album, then talk about "Broken Things" from Orchid (2010) and "Find My Way Home" from Teeth-Marks on My Tongue (2004). Intro: "Emily" from Times Like These (2000). For more see kcclifford.com. Hear more ... (@PartiallyExLife, 64 minutes)
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 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 (@jennfrey, 98 minutes)
2020-May-06podcast imagePretty Much Pop #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 / Simon Saunders   Listen to the recording here or on YouTube   Is Schrödinger’s cat alive or dead? This thought experiment was devised to illustrate a fundamental... 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
Nicholas Bingham/ Tim Button/ Mary Leng/ Adam Ostaszewski   Listen to the recording here or on YouTube   How seriously should philosophical worries about mathematics be taken? And should... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-May-05podcast imageFrom the Vaults: Chaos
Paul Glendinning/ Charlotte Werndl   Listen to the recording here   Chaos research has been hailed as having led to revolutionary scientific advances. In this event, a philosopher and a... 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/ Emily Thomas   Listen to the recording here or on YouTube   Born of science fiction, thinking about time travel has allowed us to visit possible and lost... 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/ Karim Thébault   Listen to the recording here or on YouTube   What are black holes, why are physicists so sure they exist, and how did we come to know... 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-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?
(@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 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, 21 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-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)
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)
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 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/ Erin Plunkett   Listen to the recording here or YouTube   The history of art and literature is a history of unrequited love, which reminds us both of the... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-28podcast imageFrom the vaults: Shame
Phil Hutchinson/ Vasudevi Reddy/ Jonathan Webber   Listen to the recording here   Shame is often depicted as playing a socially negative role. But might it also play an important positive... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-28podcast imageFrom the vaults: Hypocrisy
Joanna Burch-Brown/ Jussi Suikkanen/ Demetris Tillyris   Listen to the recording here or on YouTube   Why do we tend to judge hypocrites more harshly than those whose actions, however bad,... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Apr-28podcast imageFrom the vaults: Guilt
Robert Eaglestone/ Edward Harcourt   Listen to the recording here   We explore the phenomenon of guilt. What is the relationship between phenomenon like survivor guilt and everyday... 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 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)
2020-Apr-24podcast imageNEM#120: Steve Harley is Wiser and Less Hungry
Steve started fronting Cockney Rebel in the early '70s and has released a dozen albums of of narrative-driven, tuneful songs. We discuss "Compared with You (Your Eyes Don’t Seem to Age)" and listen to "Only You," his two originals from his new solo album Uncovered (2020) then look back to "Faith & Virtue" from Stranger Comes to Town (2010) and Cockney Rebel's "Bed in the Corner"/"Sling It" from Th... (@PartiallyExLife, 69 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
------------------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, 55 minutes)
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 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
Joachim Aufderheide/ Sophie Grace Chappell/ Sophia Connell   Listen here or on YouTube   Aristotle is one of the most famous and influential philosophers. His work on logic, metaphysics,... 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/ Tom Stoneham   Listen to the recording here or on YouTube   Though often overlooked in discussions of the Enlightenment, Ireland was a vibrant centre... 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 imagePretty Much Pop #40: #MeToo Depictions in TV and Film
Heavily watched media like Bombshell, The Morning Show, Unbelievable, and 13 Reasons Why attempt to cover sexual assault and harassment while still entertaining. Does that work? Erica, Mark, and Brian consider what makes for a sensitive as opposed to a sensationalized portrayal. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreon.com/prettymuchpop. This podcast is par... (@PartiallyExLife, 51 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 (@jennfrey, 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 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
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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 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)
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-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 imageNEM#119: Chris A. Maxwell: The Power of What You Don't Fully Understand
Chris fronted Gunbunnies in the early '90s and was then a member of Skeleton Key, but he's best known for being half of the production team Elegant Too. Since 2014 he's released two solo albums. We discuss two songs from 2012's New Store No. 2, the title track and "Most of What I Know I Learned from Women." We then talk about Elegant Too's work with They Might Be Giants (feat. Doughty) on "Mr. Xci... (@PartiallyExLife, 59 minutes)
2020-Apr-10podcast image#319 Jeff McMahan: The Ethics of Killing; Abortion, Euthanasia, Suicide
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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)
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)
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 Be - 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 imageMoon Duchin on Fair Voting and Random Walks
Can geometry save democracy from gerrymandering? Mathematician Moon Duchin discusses the possibilities with host Steven Strogatz. (@stevenstrogatz, 51 minutes)
2020-Apr-07podcast imageWilliam James The Will To Be - Faith Facts And Verification - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th-20th century philosopher and psychologist, William James, and focuses on his essay, "The Will To Believe". Specifically it discusses his contention that in some matters, a passional or volitional commitment is required in order to even have the opportunity to register or understand facts that could then confirm one's position. To support my ongoing work, go to... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2020-Apr-07podcast imageEpisode 186: The One with Peter Singer
The legendary Peter Singer joins us to talk about effective altruism, AI, animal welfare, esoteric morality, future Tuesday indifference, and more. I mean, it’s Peter freakin’ Singer - what more do we need to say? Plus, the explosive ‘one or two spaces after a period' debate: has science resolved it? Special Guest: Peter Singer. (@verybadwizards, 90 minutes)
2020-Apr-07podcast imageOut of the Vat #6 – Mahon O’Brien
Mahon O’Brien is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Sussex. He specialises in phenomenology. In this episode we speak to Mahon about Heidegger, horse racing, and his obsessive... Philosophers’ work and philosophers’ lives, both inside and outside of philosophy. Brought to you by the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, the Centre for Philosophy of Natural a... (@LSEPhilosophy, 35 minutes)
2020-Apr-06podcast imagePete Mandik Live!
Join me for a discussion with Pete Mandik, a professor of philosophy at William Patterson university (@onemorebrown)
2020-Apr-06podcast imageWilliam James The Will To Be - Empiricism And Absolutism - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th-20th century philosopher and psychologist, William James, and focuses on his essay, "The Will To Believe". Specifically it discusses his distinction between two different basic approaches to attaining truth, which he calls by the terms "empiricism" and "absolutism" To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Apr-06podcast image#317 Khandis Blake: Evolution, Income Inequality, Female Competition, And Feminism
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2020-Apr-06podcast imageEp. 240: David Lewis on Possible Worlds and Language Games (Part One)
On Ch. 4 of Lewis's book Counterfactuals (1973) and the essays “Scorekeeping in a Language Game” (1979) and “Truth in Fiction” (1978). What makes a sentence about possibility true? Lewis things that we need possible worlds that really exist in order to make sense of our modal intuitions. He uses this possible world talk to make sense of conversations and the worlds created by fiction writers. With... (@PartiallyExLife, 54 minutes)
2020-Apr-06podcast image91 | Scott Barry Kaufman on the Psychology of Transcendence
If one of the ambitious goals of philosophy is to determine the meaning of life, one of the ambitious goals of psychology is to tell us how to achieve it. An influential work in this direction was Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs — a list of human needs, often displayed suggestively in the form of a pyramid, ranging from the most basic (food and shelter) to the most refined. At the to... (@seanmcarroll, 79 minutes)
2020-Apr-05podcast imageShorts - E26: Planet(ary Problems) of the Apes
Take yer stinkin’ proteins off me you damn, dirty microbe! This time Harland asks the question: Is there any way for us provincial primates—with all our adaptations for dealing with smaller scales—to address planetary-sized problems? We discuss from there topics ranging along the lines of logistics, motivational strategies, and hopelessness and helplessness. Unfortunately, we are the mercy o... (@dawdlerspodcast, 33 minutes)
2020-Apr-05podcast imageSTM Podcast #47: John Kaag - How to Live a Good Life According to William James
On episode 47, we welcome philosopher John Kaag to discuss how William James can help us cope with depression and anxiety, form healthier habits, and create meaning through our wills to act, sharing our personal stories of sorrow and alienation. John Kaag is Professor and Chair of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and a Miller Scholar at the Santa Fe Institute. He just finished... (@seize_podcast, 67 minutes)
2020-Apr-05podcast imageWilliam James The Will To Be - Risks, Truth, And Belief - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th-20th century philosopher and psychologist, William James, and focuses on his essay, "The Will To Believe". Specifically it discusses his distinction between two different risks - that of not discovering and believing the truth, and that of accepting a falsehood. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Apr-05podcast imageHonour in the institution
Institutions shape every aspect of our lives, yet they can be strangely amorphous things, operating according to norms and conventions that often undermine each other. For women, this can result in institutional discrimination – in workplaces and public organisations, but also in less tangible institutions like the family and the law. This week we’re talking feminist institutionalism, and the need... (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Apr-05podcast imageHoP 346 - Cecilia Muratori on Animals in the Renaissance
An interview with Cecilia Muratori, an expert on the surprisingly modern ideas about non-human animals that emerged in the Renaissance. (@HistPhilosophy, 31 minutes)
2020-Apr-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 Be - Criticism Of Pascal's Wager - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th-20th century philosopher and psychologist, William James, and focuses on his essay, "The Will To Believe". Specifically it discusses his criticism of Blaise Pascal's famous argument for the existence of God, called "Pascal's Wager". To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you ... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Apr-04podcast 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 (@jennfrey, 79 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-03podcast image73 - The Ethics of Healthcare Prioritisation during COVID 19
We have a limited number of ventilators. Who should get access to them? In this episode I talk to Lars Sandman. Lars is a Professor of Healthcare Ethics at Linköping University, Sweden. Lars’s research involves studying ethical aspects of distributing scarce resources within health care and studying and developing methods for ethical analyses of health-care procedures. We discuss the ethics of hea... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Apr-03podcast image#316 Colin Wright: Insect Personality, And The New Evolution Deniers
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2020-Apr-03podcast imageWilliam James The Will To Be - Willing Nature And Beliefs - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th-20th century philosopher and psychologist, William James, and focuses on his essay, "The Will To Believe". Specifically it discusses particular what James calls our "willing", "volitional", or "passional" nature, and its importance in determining our beliefs and choices. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd l... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2020-Apr-03podcast 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
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2020-Apr-01podcast imageBlaise Pascal, Pensees - The Wager About God's Existence - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher, theologian, and mathematician, Blaise Pascal, and focuses on his work, the Pensees. Specifically it discusses his famous "Wager" about the existence of God. Pascal argues that one has to choose one way or another about the matter, in how one lives and commits one's life. He frames the problem in terms of a bet or gamble, in which we stake our... (@philosopher70, 18 minutes)
2020-Apr-01podcast imageEp. 84 Phenomenology Part 5
This week we grab hold of stuff and make it ours, not yours, ours… well… mine actually. How much of the world you live in is authentically ready-to-hand? Consider that, you spectator, as Heidegger judges you hard. Listen with escalating embarrassment as Mike and Danny adjust their black berets and jam along with Jean-Paul Sartre. Yes, it’s blackberry jam all the way this week! (we have been waitin... (@PhilosophyWtf, 32 minutes)
2020-Apr-01podcast image0G98: Player of Games and AI Utopia, Part 1
Last episode, Thomas complained that I never take him to any nice utopias, so here we are! The Culture, the closest any sci-fi I've ever read got to anything that sounded like a good outcome, besides maybe Um-Helat. I'm told all of Ian Banks's books are fabulous, but we start with a really easy and satisfying intro to the Culture world, The Player of Games. In part one we cover the Culture society... (@0gPhilosophy, 43 minutes)
2020-Apr-01podcast imageCan we cultivate social solidarity in a time of physical distancing?
Any meaningful recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic will require imagination, risk, solidarity and vulnerability; it will mean refusing to ‘free-ride’ and a willingness to sacrifice. How can we cultivate this capacity for social solidarity in our time of social fragmentation and mutual distancing? (@RadioNational, 45 minutes)
2020-Mar-31podcast imageBrian Keating’s Quest for the Origin of the Universe
The astrophysicist Brian Keating talks to host Steven Strogatz about chasing the universe’s greatest mysteries — and what it’s like to have a major discovery slip through his fingers. (@stevenstrogatz, 41 minutes)
2020-Mar-31podcast imagePseudo-Humility | Religion, Christianity, Spirituality , Humility, and Curiosity
Are Christians humble? What does it mean to be humble? Can we benefit from being humble and humbling ourselves? The Study mentioned: here (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs... Bonus Feed ($5 a month): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn T... (@philosophyguy2, 26 minutes)
2020-Mar-31podcast 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-31podcast imageDavid Papineau Live!
Join me for a discussion with David Papineau, a professor of philosophy at King’s College London and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York as we discuss physicalism, casual closure, representationalism, and panpsychism. (@onemorebrown)
2020-Mar-30podcast image72 - Grief in the Time of a Pandemic
Lots of people are dying right now. But people die all the time. How should we respond to all this death? In this episode I talk to Michael Cholbi about the philosophy of grief. Michael Cholbi is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. He has published widely in ethical theory, practical ethics, and the philosophy of death and dying. We discus the nature of grief, the ethics of gri... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Mar-30podcast image#314 Zanna Clay: Bonobo Societies, And Comparative Psychology
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2020-Mar-30podcast image90 | David Kaiser on Science, Money, and Power
Science costs money. And for a brief, glorious period between the start of the Manhattan Project in 1939 and the cancellation of the Superconducting Super Collider in 1993, physics was awash in it, largely sustained by the Cold War. Things are now different, as physics — and science more broadly — has entered a funding crunch. David Kaiser, who is both a working physicist and an historian of scien... (@seanmcarroll, 95 minutes)
2020-Mar-30podcast imageBlaise Pascal, Pensees - Diversions, Happiness, And Misery - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher, theologian, and mathematician, Blaise Pascal, and focuses on his work, the Pensees. Specifically it discusses the role that "diversions" (divertissments) play in our lives. We engage in them at least in part, to avoid facing up to our actual condition, which is typically more miserable than we acknowledge. We also engage in them, aiming to en... (@philosopher70, 20 minutes)
2020-Mar-30podcast imagePodcast episode 4: Interview with Jürgen Trabant on Wilhelm von Humboldt
In this episode, we talk to Jürgen Trabant about Wilhelm von Humboldt. Download | Spotify | Apple Podcasts References for Episode 4 Primary sources Humboldt, Wilhelm von (1836), ‘Über die Verschiedenheit des menschlichen Sprachbaues’, Über die Kawi-Sprache auf der Insel…Read more › (@hiphilangsci)
2020-Mar-30podcast imageEp. 239: Montesquieu Invents Political Science (Part Two)
Continuing on The Spirit of the Laws (1748) by Charles Louis de Secondat, aka Baron de Montesquieu. Mark, Wes, Dylan, and Seth talk more about the "motive force" behind each type of government and the separation of powers. Begin with part 1 or get the full, ad-free Citizen Edition. Please support PEL! End song: "King of the Hill" by MINUTEMEN. Listen to Mark interview Mike Watt on Nakedly Examined... (@PartiallyExLife, 52 minutes)
2020-Mar-30podcast imageMatt Cook, "Sleight of Mind: 75 Ingenious Paradoxes in Mathematics, Physics, and Philosophy" (MIT Press, 2020)
Paradox is a sophisticated kind of magic trick. A magician's purpose is to create the appearance of impossibility, to pull a rabbit from an empty hat. Yet paradox doesn't require tangibles, like rabbits or hats. Paradox works in the abstract, with words and concepts and symbols, to create the illusion of contradiction. There are no contradictions in reality, but there can appear to be. In Sleight ... (@NewBooksPhil, 54 minutes)
2020-Mar-29podcast imageSTM Podcast #46: Liz Dorval - How Are We Dealing With The Coronavirus?
On episode 46, we welcome back Liz Dorval to discuss our lives in the midst of the COVID-19 epidemic, the medical facts of the virus and its spread, how its impacted mental health, and ways of helping others act in the best interests of everyone affected. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man's soul. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor/P... (@seize_podcast, 65 minutes)
2020-Mar-29podcast imageIs it Worth Talking to Trump Supporters? (and some Coronavirus thoughts)
Thus begins a series on the Guide for Talking to Trump Supporters 2.0, found on thevimblog.com. In part 1, Zach, Gabe, Kevin, and Dylan assess the question of whether it is even worth talking to Trump Supporters in the first place. Kevin voices some skepticism. The episode starts with acknowledging the coronavirus and its possible impacts on politics. The Trump guide: https://thevimblo... (@thevimblog, 79 minutes)
2020-Mar-29podcast imageBlaise Pascal, Pensees - Self-Love And Aversion To Truth - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher, theologian, and mathematician, Blaise Pascal, and focuses on his work, the Pensees. Specifically it discusses about how self-love (amour propre) renders human beings averse to acknowledging the truth about themselves, others, and the world. Self love makes us prefer a false self-image to the truth of who we are, and we pressure others to lie t... (@philosopher70, 20 minutes)
2020-Mar-29podcast imageAI and moral intuition: use it or lose it?
Artificial intelligence is helping us to make all sorts of decisions these days, and this can be hugely useful. But if we outsource our moral intuition to AI, do we risk becoming morally de-skilled? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Mar-29podcast imageEpisode 76, René Descartes (Part IV - Meditations on First Philosophy, 5-6)
All my life, I have been fed apples from that tree. I was told it was the only tree worth eating from. Every day, whether it was in school or in the church, someone would arrive with a basket, and I would take what they offered. Today a similar basket lays in front of me, full of apples I've been saving so to take a closer inspection. Check those apples for me would you? Why so worried? Surely if ... (@ThePanpsycast, 39 minutes)
2020-Mar-29podcast imageHAP 49 - Let Your Motto Be Resistance - Henry Highland Garnet
Henry Highland Garnet encourages, or actually demands, that enslaved Americans throw off their chains and debates Douglass over how best to resist slavery. (@HistPhilosophy, 25 minutes)
2020-Mar-29podcast image446: Philosophy of Retirement
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/philosophy-... Many of us look forward to retirement, that time in life when we stop working for a living. But what exactly is retirement and why do we retire? Does retirement always mean an end to work, or can it sometimes just mean a shift to a different kind of work? Ought we retire for purely selfish reasons, such as to give ourselves more leisure time... (@philtalkradio, 9 minutes)
2020-Mar-28podcast imageEpisode #141 ... Isaiah Berlin pt. 2 - Pluralism and Culture
Today we continue talking about the work of Isaiah Berlin. (@iamstephenwest, 24 minutes)
2020-Mar-28podcast imageBlaise Pascal, Pensees - The Intuitive And Mathematical Minds - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher, theologian, and mathematician, Blaise Pascal, and focuses on his work, the Pensees. Specifically it discusses his distinction between two different mindsets or perspectives, the "intuitive mind" (l'esprit de finesse) and the mathematical mind (l'esprit de géométrie). Both of these have to do with how persons perceive and understand "axioms" o... (@philosopher70, 19 minutes)
2020-Mar-27podcast image#313 Robert Kelly: The Fifth Beginning, And The Lifeways Of Hunter-Gatherers
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2020-Mar-27podcast imageShorts - E25: Pedants and Magisters
Stay in yer lane, puny pedants!! This time the Dawdlers ponder the question: What is preferable, being a pedant or a magister? Tune in to find out which! Then celebrate by doing the ma-corona! [moves: go to beach, dig hole in sand, stick head in] (@dawdlerspodcast, 18 minutes)
2020-Mar-27podcast imageEpisode 3: Reclining
If you’re going to recline your seat on an airplane, you should do it  gently. And if you’re going to kill your enemy with the shyena ritual,  you should build a brick altar. But should we do either of these things? Mimamsa and the logic of troubling commands. Sources and Links BBC clip from “Corona Virus: What is social distancing?” Kei Kataoka (2011), Kumarila on Truth, Omniscien... (@cmalcolmkeating, 16 minutes)
2020-Mar-26podcast image#312 Sven Nyholm - Humans and Robots: Ethics, Agency, and Anthropomorphism
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2020-Mar-26podcast imageBlaise Pascal, Pensees - The Two Infinites - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher, theologian, and mathematician, Blaise Pascal, and focuses on his work, the Pensees. Specifically it discusses his views on the "two infinites" - the infinitely great and the infinitely small (the latter of which, in his view still contains a great amount of stuff) - and their implications for human beings. To support my ongoing work, go to... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Mar-26podcast imageEV - 135 Sentientism with Jamie Woodhouse
My guest this week is Jamie Woodhouse (@JamieWoodhouse), a community organizer for Sentientism, the view that all sentient life matters morally. We do a deep dive into the strengths and weakness of Sentientism.Jamie's Homepage: https://jamiewoodhouse.com/Jamie's FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sentient... by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsyn.com/s02e02-rex-..... (@ETVPod, 67 minutes)
2020-Mar-26podcast image71 - COVID 19 and the Ethics of Infectious Disease Control
As nearly half the world's population is now under some form of quarantine or lockdown, it seems like an apt time to consider the ethics of infectious disease control measures of this sort. In this episode, I chat to Jonathan Pugh and Tom Douglas, both of whom are Senior Research Fellows at the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics in Oxford, about this very issue. We talk about the moral principles ... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Mar-26podcast imageBryce Huebner Live!
Join me for a discussion with Bryce Huebner, Provost’s Distinguished Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Georgetown University, as we discuss embodied cognition, consciousness, meditation, Yogācāra, and a lot more! (@onemorebrown)
2020-Mar-25podcast imagePretty Much Pop #36: Criticism w/ Noah Berlatsky
Do we need professional critics regulating our entertainment intake? Noah writes for The Washington Post, NBC News, The Guardian, Slate, Vox, The Atlantic, etc., and he now joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to talk about the function of criticism, criticism as art, and the joy of negativity. We talk 1917, Midsommar, Marvel vs. Scorsese, Yesterday, Bob Dylan, Twilight, and more. For more, visit prettymu... (@PartiallyExLife, 44 minutes)
2020-Mar-25podcast imageBlaise Pascal, Pensees - What Tyranny Consists In - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher, theologian, and mathematician, Blaise Pascal, and focuses on his work, the Pensees. Specifically it discusses what "tyranny" - including but going beyond the political sense - consists in. In his view, the basis of tyranny is the desire to dominate beyond one's own area of legitimate value, competence, or scope. To support my ongoing work,... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Mar-25podcast imageEp.83 Phenomenology Part 4: Inauthenticity
This week DON’T join Mike and Danny - seriously, stay away, keep your distance - as they lock themselves down in the WTF bunker to wait for everything to blow over. Listen in (from a remote and safe distance) as we discuss microwaves, freezers and incessant noise. Enjoy the peace and quiet of social isolation as the chatter dies down and we confront the inauthenticity of our existence. Alternative... (@PhilosophyWtf, 18 minutes)
2020-Mar-25podcast image0G97: Bioshock and Going Galt
Hey, podcast listener. Are you feeling down? Don't got enough old timey eugenics in your life? Well come on up to our floating spaceship of horrors, I mean HUMORS! We've got weird new DNA for everybody and we can all go Galt together. Turn that taker mind into a maker mind, with Philosophers in Space brand plasmids. Come on, it's your rational birthright! Who is John Galt?: https://en.wikipedia.or... (@0gPhilosophy, 37 minutes)
2020-Mar-25podcast imageWhat (new) forms of living might the coronavirus produce?
What new forms of life together — of modesty, prudence, simplicity, mutuality, sociality and cooperation — might we discover under the conditions of scarcity and social isolation imposed by the coronavirus, that perhaps we didn’t envision in more 'normal' times? (@RadioNational, 39 minutes)
2020-Mar-24podcast imageRebecca Goldin and Brian Nosek on Hard Truths in Math and Psychology
The mathematician Rebecca Goldin and the psychology researcher Brian Nosek speak with host Steven Strogatz about what it’s like to be the bearers of unpopular truths. (@stevenstrogatz, 46 minutes)
2020-Mar-24podcast imageEpisode 185: The Devil's Playground
David and Tamler begin by talking about the question on everyone’s mind right now – are we obligated to be pansexual? Then, since many of us have more free time on our hands these days, we thought it might be a good idea to revisit Bertrand Russell’s essay (published in Harper’s Magazine) “In Praise of Idleness.” How did workaholism become the norm? Why do we see working insanely long hours as a v... (@verybadwizards, 85 minutes)
2020-Mar-24podcast imageThe World That Disappeared | Peter Atkins, James Ladyman, Joanna Kavenna
No-one who has ever stepped on a Lego brick could doubt the reality of physical objects. Yet from Heraclitus to George Berkeley, many philosophers claimed to have disproven the existence of things. Could the world truly be made up of fields and processes, rather than physical stuff? Are the everyday objects that surround us an illusion? To help us discuss the existence of things we are joined by... (@IAI_TV, 44 minutes)
2020-Mar-23podcast imageBlaise Pascal, Pensees - Correcting By Revealing One-Sidedness - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher, theologian, and mathematician, Blaise Pascal, and focuses on his work, the Pensees. Specifically it discusses his advice about how to get a person to accept criticism or correction. Pascal notes that nobody wants to be told he or she is simply wrong about an issue, but people are willing to admit that their view of matters is one-sided. ... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Mar-23podcast image#311 Renee Magnan: Health, Affect, Physical Activity, And Addiction
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2020-Mar-23podcast image89 | Lera Boroditsky on Language, Thought, Space, and Time
What direction does time point in? None, really, although some people might subconsciously put the past on the left and the future on the right, or the past behind themselves and the future in front, or many other possible orientations. What feels natural to you depends in large degree on the native language you speak, and how it talks about time. This is a clue to a more general phenomenon, how l... (@seanmcarroll, 89 minutes)
2020-Mar-23podcast imageEp. 239: Montesquieu Invents Political Science (Part One)
On The Spirit of the Laws (1748) by Charles Louis de Secondat, aka Baron de Montesquieu. What keeps a society functioning? Montesquieu, though of course not the first political philosopher, was perhaps the first to systematically explore correlations between characteristics of a government, its people, its climate, dominant industries, religion, and other factors. Some of his ideas directly influe... (@PartiallyExLife, 45 minutes)
2020-Mar-23podcast image16/3/2020: Andrew Bacon on Vagueness at Every Order
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2020-Mar-23podcast imageTodd McGowan, "Emancipation After Hegel: Achieving a Contradictory Revolution" (Columbia UP, 2019)
An Interview with Todd McGowan about his recent Emancipation After Hegel: Achieving a Contradictory Revolution (Columbia University Press, 2019). The book advocates for the relevance of Hegel’s dialectical method to questions of contemporary theory and politics. It seeks to disabuse readers of common misapprehensions concerning Hegel’s philosophy, such as the familiar thesis-antithesis-synthesis s... (@NewBooksPhil, 53 minutes)
2020-Mar-23podcast imageZahi Zalloua, "​Žižek on Race: Towards an Anti-Racist Future​" (Bloomsbury, 2020)
The Slovenian philosopher and cultural critic Slavoj Žižek’s prolific quips on various cultural and political issues around race and related issues, found either in short YouTube clips or lengthy books have gained a lot of attention, much of it admittedly confused and occasionally offended and frustrated. Part of this is likely due to Žižek’s style, which tends to jump around in a blur of philosop... (@NewBooksPhil, 40 minutes)
2020-Mar-22podcast imageSTM Podcast #45: Hiram Crespo- How to Live a Good Life According to Epicurus
On episode 45, we welcome philosopher Hiram Crespo to discuss the philosophy of Epicurus, using the hedonic calculus to form moral judgments, the importance of friendships for our happiness and growth, and creating a society that factors in the changing labor market. Hiram Crespo is a freelance translator, blogger, philosopher, and author whose philosophical and opinion pieces have been featured i... (@seize_podcast, 73 minutes)
2020-Mar-22podcast imageShorts - E24: Deadlock
Longest. Dawdle. Yet. But we come back to you now at the turn of the tide. This time Ryan asks a question and Harland gets it wrong (of course). But we're ok. Are YOU ok? Let's talk about how the world will end then, shall we? (@dawdlerspodcast, 18 minutes)
2020-Mar-22podcast imageUrsula K Leguin - The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the short story by the science fiction and fantasy author, Ursula K. Leguin, and the ethical problem for the citizens of the city of Omelas raised by her narrative. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/ReasonIO You can find over 1500 philosophy... (@philosopher70, 20 minutes)
2020-Mar-22podcast imageLGBT elders, isolation and loneliness
As LGBT people grow old, they can become particularly vulnerable to social isolation and loneliness. Simone de Beauvoir had a keen appreciation of the challenges of ageing – “old age exposes the failure of our entire civilisation” – so can we find resources in her brand of existentialism that address some of the issues raised by LGBT elders? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Mar-22podcast imageEpisode 76, René Descartes (Part III - Meditations on First Philosophy, 3-4)
All my life, I have been fed apples from that tree. I was told it was the only tree worth eating from. Every day, whether it was in school or in the church, someone would arrive with a basket, and I would take what they offered. Today a similar basket lays in front of me, full of apples I've been saving so to take a closer inspection. Check those apples for me would you? Why so worried? Surely if ... (@ThePanpsycast, 50 minutes)
2020-Mar-22podcast imageHoP 345 - What a Piece of Work is Man - Manetti and Pico on Human Nature
Pico della Mirandola and Giannozzo Manetti praise humans as the centerpiece of the created world. But what about the other animals? (@HistPhilosophy, 22 minutes)
2020-Mar-22podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra - The State And Superfluous People - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his work Thus Spoke Zarathustra, specifically his discussion in part 1 of the State as a locus of superfluous people and as a corrupter of the strong. He differentiates between a State and a people or nation (Volk) in terms of the values and the way power operates To support my ongoing work, go to my Pat... (@philosopher70, 18 minutes)
2020-Mar-22podcast image444: Can Speech Kill?
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/can-speech-... Free speech is one of the core tenets of our democracy. We’re inclined to think that more speech is always better. Although the Supreme Court has outlined some minor restrictions to our right to free speech, the most courts are willing to admit is that speech can lead to violence—it cannot itself do violence. But is it possible for speech to... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2020-Mar-21podcast imageElucidations Episode 124: Graham Priest discusses Buddhist political philosophy
Episode link here:https://elucidations.now.sh/posts/e... this episode, Graham Priest returns to discuss Buddhist political philosophy with me and Henry Curtis. (Last month, we talked with him about Buddhist metaphysics.) Last month, we discussed the Four Noble Truths of Buddhism: that suffering happens, that this suffering is (partially) caused by emotional attachment, that you can deal ... (@ElucidationsPod, 41 minutes)
2020-Mar-21podcast imageARENDT, FREEDOM, & PROTEST With Roger Berkowitz
What is the conception of Freedom in the work of Hannah Arendt? How could this be used to justify, or criticize, modern protest movements? (@PolPhilPod, 98 minutes)
2020-Mar-20podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra - War And Warriors - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his work Thus Spoke Zarathustra, specifically his discussion in part 1 of the value of war and of warriors. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/ReasonIO - or at BuyMeACoffee - https... (@philosopher70, 9 minutes)
2020-Mar-20podcast image#310 Hal Whitehead: The Sociality And Culture Of Whales
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2020-Mar-20podcast imageEV - 134 Existential Risk with Phil Torres
My guest this week is the well timed Phil Torres (@@xriskology), an expert on existential risk. We discuss the field of existential risk and several top contenders for what might kill us all.Phil's website: https://www.xriskology.com/Editing by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsyn.com/s02e02-rex-... by GW RodriguezSibling Pod Philosophers in Space: https://0gphilosophy.li... (@ETVPod, 69 minutes)
2020-Mar-20podcast imageEpisode 2.1: Disease and debate
What does an ancient Sanskrit text have to tell us about reasoning about the coronavirus and debating with people about its treatment? Caraka’s Compendium, a medical treatise, gives some guidelines for when to bother debating with people, and whom we should trust with our health. Sources & links Online Searchable Caraka Samhita Translation of Caraka Samhita from the episode Philosophy a... (@cmalcolmkeating, 13 minutes)
2020-Mar-20podcast imageAmy Reed-Sandoval, "Socially Undocumented: Identity and Immigration Justice" (Oxford UP, 2020)
In Socially Undocumented: Identity and Immigration Justice (Oxford University Press, 2020), Amy Reed-Sandoval reframes the question of immigration justice by focusing on the historical development and lived experiences of socially undocumented identity. Drawing on ethnography, phenomenological analysis, storytelling, and a non-ideal theory approach, she tracks the development of racialized, class-... (@NewBooksPhil, 60 minutes)
2020-Mar-20podcast imageBONUS—How to work together through coronavirus
Like the whole world, the Short & Curly team is dealing with the coronavirus. In this special episode, Matt, Carl and Molly talk about how working together when things get hard can make a big difference for everyone. And Carl learns that wearing lycra and doing jazzercise is great fun when you’re in isolation! If you’re doing it a bit tough and need some help there are a bunch of places you g... (@matthewtbeard, 13 minutes)
2020-Mar-19podcast image#309 Robert Sapolsky: Human Behavior, Evolution, Morality, and Free Will
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2020-Mar-19podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra - The Virtues And Ones Own Virtue - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his work Thus Spoke Zarathustra, specifically on his treatment of virtues - positive character traits - in book 1 of that work. Nietzsche's treatment of the virtues is at odds with those of virtue ethicists, particularly on the issue of the unity of the virtues To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreo... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2020-Mar-18podcast imageDavid Chalmers Live!
Join me for a discussion with David Chalmers, University Professor of Philosophy and Neural Science and co-director of the Center for Mind, Brain, and Consciousness at New York University. (@onemorebrown)
2020-Mar-18podcast imageTara Smith on Coronavirus, Pandemics, and What We Can Do
This is a special episode of Mindscape, thrown together quickly. Many thanks to Tara Smith for joining me on short notice. Tara is an epidemiologist, and a great person to talk to about the novel coronavirus (and its associated disease, COVID-19) pandemic currently threatening the world. We talk about what viruses are, how they spread, and a lot of the science behind virology and pandemics. We als... (@seanmcarroll, 81 minutes)
2020-Mar-18podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra - The Solitary Person - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his work Thus Spoke Zarathustra, specifically his discussion in part 1 on the "solitary" person and why solitude (Einsamkeit) is necessary for a person to develop as an individual. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution,... (@philosopher70, 20 minutes)
2020-Mar-18podcast image70 - Ethics in the time of Corona
Like almost everyone else, I have been obsessing over the novel coronavirus pandemic for the past few months. Given the dramatic escalation in the pandemic in the past week, and the tricky ethical questions it raises for everyone, I thought it was about time to do an episode about it. So I reached out to people on Twitter and Jeff Sebo kindly volunteered himself to join me for a conversation. Jeff... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Mar-18podcast imageEpisode 68 - Sean Valles
On Episode 68, Nick chats with Dr. Sean Valles, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Michigan State University and author of the book, Philosophy of Population Health: Philosophy for a New Public Health Era, about problematic discourse surrounding COVID-19, the need for promoting a “culture of health,” the dangers of COVID-19 hobbyism, addressing COVID-19 mental health concerns, adv... (@SciPhiPod)
2020-Mar-18podcast imageEp.82 Phenomenology Pt 3: Heidegger and Sartre
This week Mike and Danny are there, no not just there but THERE. Listen in as Heidegger throws us all into a party we never signed up for. Will we enjoy it? Will it have decent snacks? What will the toilet-paper situation be like? We just don’t know and nobody will tell us. Yes, join the un-negotiated rollercoaster, don’t listen to the chatter, oh no, ignore the rumours and speculation, yes, that’... (@PhilosophyWtf, 28 minutes)
2020-Mar-18podcast image0G96: Serenity and Positive Eugenics
This episode is about Eugenics in much the same way that Firefly is about the civil war. That is to say, it's okay that we're the baddies here cause we're loveable scamps. We discuss whether it is moral to make people better, which is clearly a separate question from whether it is technically possible, which it totally is. Recent resurgence in Eugenics: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugenics#M...... (@0gPhilosophy, 39 minutes)
2020-Mar-18podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra - Values And Valuation
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his work Thus Spoke Zarathustra, specifically his references in part 1 to values (Werte) and to valuation and evaluation and their grounding in the tables of values generated by peoples. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contrib... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Mar-18podcast imageWhat does the coronavirus reveal about us?
Is there a way of responding to the coronavirus that is both effective and ethical? That contributes to the tasks of social cohesion and mutual concern? (@RadioNational, 41 minutes)
2020-Mar-17podcast imagePretty Much Pop #35: Video Game Storytelling w/ Don Marshall
Do you play video games for the plot? Mark, Erica, and Brian are joined by former video game professional (current TV development exec) Donald E. Marshall to talk through types of video game narrative, ways of weaving story into a game, balancing gameplay and storytelling, and more. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreon.com/prettymuchpop. This podcast is... (@PartiallyExLife, 51 minutes)
2020-Mar-17podcast imageCori Bargmann on the Genetics of Transparent Worms, Supertasters and Cancer
The neurogenetics pioneer Cori Bargmann speaks with host Steven Strogatz about why a transparent worm became her favorite animal and how a genetic discovery she made inspired a revolutionary cancer treatment. (@stevenstrogatz, 54 minutes)
2020-Mar-17podcast imageTony Ro Live!
Join me for a discussion with Tony Ro, Presidential Professor of Psychology and Biology and director of the M.S. Program in Cognitive Neuroscience at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York Tony’s Lab: https://rolab.ws.gc.cuny.edu/tro/ (@onemorebrown)
2020-Mar-17podcast imageBonus Episode: Top 5 Deadwood Characters
Here's something that might help with the Coronavirus blues: we're releasing our latest Patreon bonus episode for everyone. In this (unedited) episode, Tamler and David talk about their Top 5 Deadwood characters. If you've seen the show, let us know if you agree or disagree, or if we should go fuck ourselves. And if you haven’t watched it yet, you might have some time on your hands for the next mo... (@verybadwizards, 87 minutes)
2020-Mar-17podcast imageThe Mind and the World | Raymond Tallis
Is the mind just a part of the world? Or is the world all in the mind? Neither, argues physician, philosopher and poet Raymond Tallis as he puts forward his take on how we make sense of experience. (@IAI_TV, 23 minutes)
2020-Mar-16podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra - The Body And The Spirit - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his work Thus Spoke Zarathustra, specifically his discussion in part 1 of the relationship between the body and the spirit, and along with that the Ego and the Self. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so ... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Mar-16podcast image#308 Pedro Galvão: O Que É A Ética? + Aborto E Eutanásia
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2020-Mar-16podcast imageSANDERS, WARREN, & the Ideological Future of the Left
What enabled the Sanders campaign to attract the support that it did? I consider this question using a variety of analytic frameworks. I also consider the differences/ dividing lines between Sanders & Warren & end looking at the future challenges & opportunities for left-wing ideologies. (@PolPhilPod, 136 minutes)
2020-Mar-16podcast image88 | Neil Shubin on Evolution, Genes, and Dramatic Transitions
“What good is half a wing?” That’s the rhetorical question often asked by people who have trouble accepting Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection. Of course it’s a very answerable question, but figuring out what exactly the answer is leads us to some fascinating biology. Neil Shubin should know: he is the co-discoverer of Tiktaalik Roseae, an ancient species of fish that was in th... (@seanmcarroll, 93 minutes)
2020-Mar-16podcast imageEp. 238: Lingering Questions
Mark, Wes, Dylan, and Seth summarize thoughts about our recent series on social construction, gender and sex, and Judith Butler's notion of "grievable lives." Should we stop covering so much contemporary work and/or political topics? End song: "The Size of Luv" by Mark Lint from Mark Lint's Dry Folk (2018). Sponsor: Get your first month of hair loss prevention medication free at keeps.com/pel. Get... (@PartiallyExLife, 76 minutes)
2020-Mar-16podcast image497: The 2020 Dionysus Awards
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/2020-dionys... What movies of the past year challenged our assumptions and made us think about things in new ways? Josh and guest co-host Jeremy Sabol talk to philosophers and listeners as they present their seventh (mostly) annual Dionysus Awards for the most thoughtful films of the past year. • Most Stimulating and Stressful Vision of today's Americ... (@philtalkradio, 15 minutes)
2020-Mar-15podcast imageSTM Podcast #44: Daniel A. Kaufman - How to Live a Good Life According to Aristotle
On episode 44, we welcome philosopher Daniel A. Kaufman to discuss the flourishing life according to Aristotle, the limited utility of philosophy and self-help, debate the logic of Stoicism, and discuss the importance of experience and moderation in practical wisdom. Daniel A. Kaufman got his B.A. in history and philosophy at the University of Michigan and his Ph.D. in philosophy at the CUNY Grad... (@seize_podcast, 74 minutes)
2020-Mar-15podcast imageBeing a Person of Principle
What does it mean to be a person of principle? Should you be a different type of person? Dylan and Zach work through two models of moral deliberation: principles vs. case by case. Which one is best? Might they be the same? If you want to know how to do the right thing, listen up! Dylan's article: https://thevimblog.com/2019/09/04/should... Reach out to us with your thoughts, critiqu... (@thevimblog, 85 minutes)
2020-Mar-15podcast imageHAP 48 - Happy Holidays - Two Speeches by Frederick Douglass
In two speeches marking holidays, Frederick Douglass champions the idea of world citizenship, the power of appeals to conscience to bring change, and the role of violence. (@HistPhilosophy, 23 minutes)
2020-Mar-15podcast imageDangerous minds
Heidegger was an unrepentant Nazi. Nietzsche's later work contains passages that openly advocate slavery and genocide. Today, with far-right extremism on the rise around the world, how concerned should we be when reading – and teaching – the work of these canonical figures? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Mar-15podcast imageEpisode 76, René Descartes (Part II - Meditations on First Philosophy, 1-2)
All my life, I have been fed apples from that tree. I was told it was the only tree worth eating from. Every day, whether it was in school or in the church, someone would arrive with a basket, and I would take what they offered. Today a similar basket lays in front of me, full of apples I've been saving so to take a closer inspection. Check those apples for me would you? Why so worried? Surely if ... (@ThePanpsycast, 59 minutes)
2020-Mar-13podcast image#307 Elizabeth Loftus: Memory, Eyewitness Testimony, and Recovered Memory Therapy
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2020-Mar-13podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra - Suffering And The Afterworld - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his work Thus Spoke Zarathustra, specifically his discussion in part 1 of the notion of an afterworld and the people who advocate and hope for it. Nietzsche rejects any such world beyond this one and explains how the conception of it has its source in human responses to their own suffering To support my... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2020-Mar-13podcast imageEpisode 2: The Man
Taylor Swift does it, and so does Kalidasa. How does figurative speech work and why do we enjoy it so much? In this episode, I talk about how figurative language from Sanskrit poetry to William Shakespeare to Taylor Swift. Sources and Links Taylor Swift, “The Man” music video https://www.youtube.com/watch... Yigal Bronner, Extreme Poetry http://cup.columbia.edu/book... Kālidāsa, Raghuvaṃ... (@cmalcolmkeating, 16 minutes)
2020-Mar-12podcast image#306 Nadav Klein: Reputation, Prosociality, Moral Character, and Lie Detection
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2020-Mar-12podcast imageCory Allen | The Astral Hustle joins the podcast to discuss mindfulness, life, and philosophy
Mindfulness, life, philosophy, and more.....tune in! Check out Cory's book Now is the Way and his wonderful podcast The Astral Hustle: http://www.cory-allen.com/ Bonus Feed ($5 a month): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Twitter: https://twitt... (@philosophyguy2, 72 minutes)
2020-Mar-12podcast imageEV - 133 Open Minded Centrism with Andrea Lewis
My guest this week is Andrea Lewis (@AndreaLynnLewis), host of Andrea with the Bangs on Youtube and the She Wonders Why podcast. We discuss the culture wars from her centrist vantage and what distinguishes her position from progressivism.Andrea with the Bangs: https://t.co/Ijqo7IoaM5?amp=1She Wonders Why: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/sh... by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://y... (@ETVPod, 77 minutes)
2020-Mar-11podcast imageEpisode #140 ... Isaiah Berlin part one - Pluralism
Today we begin discussing the work of Isaiah Berlin. (@iamstephenwest, 23 minutes)
2020-Mar-11podcast imageEp. 81 Phenomenology Part 1: Husserl Part 2
Join Mike and Danny this week as they put a lasagne through a Star Trek transporter. What will come out the other side? Will the essence of the lasagne be preserved or will we be confronted by a soulless monster of cheese, meat and pasta? Can we ever identify the essence of anything without prior access to the recipe? Join us, and Husserl and judge for yourselves. (@PhilosophyWtf, 19 minutes)
2020-Mar-11podcast image0G95: Stargate Atlantis and Gamification
Picture in your head the "I'm not saying it was aliens..." guy, but that's the whole series. Boom, you're now caught up on Stargate and can fully enjoy this episode of lighthearted banter between archetypal humans as they toy with the lives of other humans in ways they can't begin to understand. We're watching season 3 episode 15 of Stargate: Atlantis. The episode is called "the game" so we though... (@0gPhilosophy, 44 minutes)
2020-Mar-11podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra - The Three Metamorphoses - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his work Thus Spoke Zarathustra, specifically his discussion in part 1 of the three metamorphoses that he suggests a person go through - the camel, the lion, and the child. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can ... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2020-Mar-11podcast imageIs capitalism inimical to ethics?
Does capitalism cultivate an ethos, an understanding of the nature of social relations and mutual obligation that is inimical to what might be called the demands of "democratic morality"? (@RadioNational, 80 minutes)
2020-Mar-10podcast imageTadashi Tokieda’s Special Kind of Magic
The mathematician Tadashi Tokieda and host Steven Strogatz explore what we can learn about the world from simple “toys” with remarkable physical or mathematical properties. (@stevenstrogatz, 52 minutes)
2020-Mar-10podcast imageEpisode 184: Tainted Glove
David and Tamler start off talking about the infamous Richard Dawkins eugenics tweet. What does it mean for eugenics to “work”? And given the sensitive nature and horrific history of eugenics, is it wrong to raise the topic even if you’re just focused on the science? Hey we’re just asking questions, man… Then, huge baseball fan that he is, David insists that we talk about the massive Houston Ast... (@verybadwizards, 85 minutes)
2020-Mar-10podcast imageThe Myth of the Self | Julian Baggini, Angie Hobbs, John Milbank
It is said that Mother Theresa allowed many to die unnecessarily and glorified suffering. While Stalin was a loving son to his parents, and Hitler - a vegetarian who adored his dog. Are we wrong to assume that there is a single self behind our actions? Are people not good or bad but only individual actions? Should we accept that we are inconsistent and unpredictable? Or is consistency and integ... (@IAI_TV, 43 minutes)
2020-Mar-10podcast imageKareem Khalifa, "Understanding, Explanation and Scientific Knowledge" (Cambridge UP, 2017)
What is the relation between understanding and knowledge in science? Can we understand a scientific theory if it is false? Do we understand a scientific proposition we can’t elaborate or do anything with? In Understanding, Explanation, and Scientific Knowledge (Cambridge University Press 2017), Kareem Khalifa argues for a revised version of a traditional view whereby understanding is a function of... (@NewBooksPhil, 59 minutes)
2020-Mar-09podcast image#305 Steven Pinker: The Enlightenment, Cultural Evolution, and the Human Mind
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2020-Mar-09podcast imageA Right to a Free Press?
Chandrika Kaul/ Sue Mendus/ Peter Oborne Listen here or on YouTube A free press is a fundamental pillar of a healthy democracy. It is a vehicle for free expression, informs public debate, and holds... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Mar-09podcast image87 | Karl Friston on Brains, Predictions, and Free Energy
If you tell me that one of the world’s leading neuroscientists has developed a theory of how the brain works that also has implications for the origin and nature of life more broadly, and uses concepts of entropy and information in a central way — well, you know I’m going to be all over that. So it’s my great pleasure to present this conversation with Karl Friston, who has done exactly that. One o... (@seanmcarroll, 90 minutes)
2020-Mar-09podcast imageEp. 237: Walter Benjamin Analyzes Violence (Part Two)
Continuing on Benjamin's "Critique of Violence" (1921). Mark, Wes, and Seth keep trying to figure out this difficult essay. Is Benjamin really advocating a workers' revolution to end the state, or just reflecting on a hypothetical to explore the limits of the concept of violence? According to Judith Butler's interpretation of the essay, the takeaway is the alternative to motivation through force, ... (@PartiallyExLife, 47 minutes)
2020-Mar-08podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra - The Last Man - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his work Thus Spoke Zarathustra, specifically his discussion in part 1 of a possible end for humanity - the Last Men - people who no longer strongly desire and strive, a herd with no herdsman, whose lives have become largely meaningless. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Mar-08podcast imageSTM Podcast #43: Derek McAllister - The History of the Diagnosis & Treatment of Mental Illness
On episode 43, we welcome Derek McAllister to discuss the history of the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness, the criticisms of psychiatry and the medical model, the importance of being an active participant in psychotherapy, and the role of philosophy and religion in treating depression. Derek McAllister is a Philosophy Ph.D. candidate at Baylor University. He specializes in History of Phil... (@seize_podcast, 68 minutes)
2020-Mar-08podcast imageThe many and the one
We casually talk about "Australia" as though it were a single entity. But what exactly is such a collective? And how can it be held responsible for its deeds - or misdeeds? This week we're talking group duties - and for International Women's Day, a conversation about gender and progress in philosophy. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Mar-08podcast imageEpisode 76, René Descartes (Part I - The Life of René Descartes)
All my life, I have been fed apples from that tree. I was told it was the only tree worth eating from. Every day, whether it was in school or in the church, someone would arrive with a basket, and I would take what they offered. Today a similar basket lays in front of me, full of apples I've been saving so to take a closer inspection. Check those apples for me would you? Why so worried? Surely if ... (@ThePanpsycast, 77 minutes)
2020-Mar-08podcast imageHoP 344 - The Count of Concord - Pico della Mirandola
Pico della Mirandola argues for the harmony of the ancient authorities, draws on Jewish mysticism, and questions the value of humanist rhetoric. (@HistPhilosophy, 21 minutes)
2020-Mar-08podcast image443: Midlife and Meaning
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/midlife-and... At some point or another, the midlife crisis comes for us all. But what is it really about? Is it a sense of our mortality, the fear of not achieving what we hoped to, or the sinking feeling that we’ve been spending our whole adult lives chasing our tails? And what is the solution: a new car, a new life goal, or the choice to give up goals a... (@philtalkradio, 10 minutes)
2020-Mar-07podcast imageNature/Nurture
Tom Dickins/ Eva Jablonka/ Sophie von Stumm Listen here or on YouTube Scientists agree that nature and nurture are essential ingredients in human development. But if both the blank slate and genetic... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Mar-07podcast imageETHICS & PUBLIC POLICY with Jonathan Wolff
What is the role of moral and political philosophy in policymaking? Should we try to apply ethical theories broadly or look at each case as they come up? I discuss this, and more, with Jonathan Wolff. (@PolPhilPod, 63 minutes)
2020-Mar-06podcast image#304 Bryony Cole: The Future of Sex, Relationships, and Technology
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2020-Mar-06podcast imageEV - 132 American Atheism with Nick Fish
My guest this week is Nick Fish (@AmericanAtheist), president of American Atheists and longtime organizer within the atheist community. We discuss our weirdly similar paths to community organizing and the hopeful direction of movement atheism.Invocation: Douglas Adams, Hitchhiker's Guide to the GalaxyAmerican Atheist Convention: https://convention.atheists.org/?gclid=C... by Brian Ziegenhagen, che... (@ETVPod, 72 minutes)
2020-Mar-06podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra - The Superman And Man As A Bridge - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his work Thus Spoke Zarathustra, specifically his discussion in part 1 of the work in which Zarathustra introduces the notion of the "superman" or "overman" (Ubermensch), a new type of human as beyond us as we are beyond apes. Current humanity, according to Nietzsche, should be a bridge t and find its meaning... (@philosopher70, 18 minutes)
2020-Mar-05podcast image#303 Marco Neves: História e Evolução do Português, o AO, e os Nazis da Gramática
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2020-Mar-05podcast image#18 Agency and Responsibility - Professor Pamela Hieronymi
In this episode, I have the pleasure of hosting Professor Pamela Hieronymi, a professor of philosophy at UCLA. We talk about different kinds of responsibility and differentiate between reactive attitudes and objective attitudes in philosophy. We discuss what it means to be an agent, and also expand on the relationship between free will, and responsibility and agency. Lastly, Professor Hieronymi ex... (@PremisePodcast, 43 minutes)
2020-Mar-04podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Truth And Lies - Myth, Art, Metaphor, And Intuition - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his essay On Truth and Lies in an Extra-Moral Sense. Here we examine Nietzsche's discussion of the continued presence of the metaphor-producing drive of the human being even in late modern culture, and of the clash between the intuitive person and the rational person. Art and Myth are two main expressions a... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Mar-04podcast imageRichard Polt, "Time and Trauma: Thinking Through Heidegger in the Thirties" (Rowman and Littlefield, 2020)
For some time, the German philosopher Martin Heidegger has been treated with a certain level of skepticism because of his engagement with the Nazi party, a skepticism that has resurfaced with the publication of the ​Black Notebooks​, private journals he kept throughout the last several decades of his life. In his new book Time and Trauma: Thinking Through Heidegger in the Thirties (Rowman and Litt... (@NewBooksPhil, 58 minutes)
2020-Mar-04podcast imageEp. 80 Phenomenology Part 1: Husserl
This week join us as we look at something for a really long time to see what it is…no, much longer than that…longer…longer…okay, there it is! Yes, Danny and Dr Mike are going all phenomenological on your collective asses with our main man Eddy “the essence” Husserl. Listen in as the godfather of Phenomenology tells every philosopher in the room (perhaps with the exception of Aristotle) “You don’t ... (@PhilosophyWtf, 30 minutes)
2020-Mar-04podcast image0G94: The Good Place and Universalist Enlightenment
Okay, I'm finally ready. I've said my goodbyes. Our analysis here is complete, we can walk through the podcast arch and transcend to the next level of podhood. I want to thank you all for your loving patience and I leave you with this parting gift of a final wrap up of The Good Place and the ways it incorporated both Christian Universalism and Buddhism/Taoism into the final resolution. Now I'm gon... (@0gPhilosophy, 42 minutes)
2020-Mar-04podcast imageInternational Women’s Day – cause for celebration, or commiseration?
The corporate rebranding of International Women’s Day (IWD) couldn’t be further from the day’s revolutionary roots, or any meaningful discussion of women’s liberation. It negates any discussion of the nature of power under patriarchy, and how relations of power between women and men might be genuinely transformed. (@RadioNational, 39 minutes)
2020-Mar-03podcast imageTHE IDEOLOGIES OF THE ANCIENTS 2 Cyrus
In part 2 of the series, I explore the aftermath of the collapse of the Assyrian Empire and the extraordinary rise of Cyrus of Persia. I go into considerable detail on ancient society and religion, as well as considering how this history is presented in popular culture. (@PolPhilPod, 194 minutes)
2020-Mar-03podcast imageJanna Levin on Seeing and Hearing Black Holes
The astrophysicist Janna Levin describes the fierce scientific beauty she finds in black holes and reveals why she took a major risk early in her career. (@stevenstrogatz, 54 minutes)
2020-Mar-03podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Truth And Lies - Idealism, Natural Laws, And Science - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his essay On Truth and Lies in an Extra-Moral Sense. Here we examine Nietzsche's discussion of the contrast between the perspectives of idealism and a scientific attitude. Both of these ultimately turn out to involve a similar sort of projection of human categories onto reality. To support my ongoing w... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Mar-03podcast imageWhy Philosophy Won't Go Away | Rebecca Goldstein
Has science killed philosophy as Hawking famously claimed? What would Plato make of the debates between psychoanalysts and tiger mums, atheists and the religious, or search engines like Google? In this episode of Philosophy for Our Times, philosopher Rebecca Goldstein returns to philosophy's roots and makes her case for why humanity can't thrive without it. (@IAI_TV, 27 minutes)
2020-Mar-02podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Truth And Lies - Rationality, Abstraction & Anthropomorphism - Sadlers Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his essay On Truth and Lies in an Extra-Moral Sense. Here we examine Nietzsche's discussion of the development of a larger framework of truth, in which rationality, abstraction, and anthropomorphism play central roles. An entire domain of what seems to be objective truth ends up being established, connected... (@philosopher70, 11 minutes)
2020-Mar-02podcast image#302 Jonathan Marks: Origin Stories In The Science Of Human Evolution
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2020-Mar-02podcast imageEp. 237: Walter Benjamin Analyzes Violence (Part One)
On "Critique of Violence" (1921). What is violence? Benjamin gives us a taxonomy: law-creating, law-preserving, mythological, and divine. Then he deconstructs his own distinctions to demonstrate that all state power is rotten through its being founded on and continually re-established by violence or the threat of it. Don't wait for part two. Get the full ad-free Citizen Edition now. Please support... (@PartiallyExLife, 44 minutes)
2020-Mar-02podcast image86 | Martin Rees on Threats to Humanity, Prospects for Posthumanity, and Life in the Universe
Anyone who has read histories of the Cold War, including the Cuban Missile Crisis and the 1983 nuclear false alarm, must be struck by how incredibly close humanity has come to wreaking incredible destruction on itself. Nuclear war was the first technology humans created that was truly capable of causing such harm, but the list of potential threats is growing, from artificial pa... (@seanmcarroll, 100 minutes)
2020-Mar-01podcast imageWhat Does it Mean to be a Political Pragmatist?
The podcast returns with a discussion on the distinction between ideology and political pragmatism. Some politicians are called ideologues, like Bernie. Some are pragmatists, like Pelosi. What do they disagree on? What are the arguments for their differing approaches? Zach wrote an article on the topic. In this episode he attempts to lay out some of the ideas. Dylan, Gabe, Kevin, and John jo... (@thevimblog, 91 minutes)
2020-Mar-01podcast image17/2/2020: Alexander Douglas on Spinoza’s Unquiet Acquiescentia
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2020-Mar-01podcast imageSTM Podcast #42: Bryan Van Norden - How to Live a Good Life According to Confucius
On episode 42, we welcome philosopher Bryan Van Norden to discuss Confucian ethics; how to commit to and implement righteousness, propriety, benevolence, and wisdom; and how our relationships define who we are. Bryan W. Van Norden (born 1962) is a translator of Chinese philosophical texts, scholar of Chinese and comparative philosophy, and public intellectual. He taught for twenty years at Vassar ... (@seize_podcast, 62 minutes)
2020-Mar-01podcast imageThe why of philosophy
Is philosophy experiencing an unprecedented crisis? And are universities becoming a hostile environment for philosophers? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Mar-01podcast imageHAP 47 - Written by Himself - the Life of Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass' journey from slave to leading figure of 19th century American thought. (@HistPhilosophy, 23 minutes)
2020-Mar-01podcast imageEpisode 75, ‘Christian Animal Ethics’ with David Clough (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
With the dominance of humankind has come a new age, an age of global warming, ecological collapse, and sixth mass extinction. In 2018, it was reported that of all the Earth’s mammals, 96% are humans and livestock. Our overpopulation, overconsumption, and exploitation have caused a climate catastrophe, but we are not our only victims. Each year, over 70 billion land creatures and 7 trillion sea ani... (@ThePanpsycast, 61 minutes)
2020-Feb-29podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Truth And Lies - Metaphor, Language, And Concepts - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his essay On Truth and Lies in an Extra-Moral Sense. Here we examine Nietzsche's discussion of metaphor in that work, during which Nietzsche extends the concept of metaphor to all of the concepts human beings develop and use. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler ... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Feb-29podcast imagePodcast episode 3: Language classification
In this episode, we look at language classification in the first half of the nineteenth century and at some key ideas in the work of Wilhelm von Humboldt. Download | Spotify | Apple Podcasts References for Episode 3 Primary Sources…Read more › (@hiphilangsci)
2020-Feb-29podcast imageEpisode 1: Threads
Introduction to the podcast and, what do sutras and Twitter have in common? What do ancient Sanskrit aphorisms have in common with modern Internet  communication? In this episode, Malcolm talks about sutras and Twitter,  bedbugs and textual interpretation. Sources & Links Reply All: Bedbugs & Aliens: https://gimletmedia.com/shows/reply-all/... English translation of... (@cmalcolmkeating, 13 minutes)
2020-Feb-29podcast image442: Philosophy of Trash
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/philosophy-... "One man's trash is another man's treasure," or so the saying goes. But what makes something trash to begin with? The word can be used to describe disposable objects, pieces of culture, or even people. Underlying each of these uses, however, are feelings of indifference, disdain, or disgust. How do the things that we call trash reflect our v... (@philtalkradio, 10 minutes)
2020-Feb-28podcast imageJames Shelley (Auburn): “What Makes Aesthetic Value Value?”
James Shelley (Auburn) presents “What Makes Aesthetic Value Value?” at Senate House in London (26/02/2020, 16-18:00) for the London Aesthetics Forum. Please do not cite or reproduce without permission. (@aestheticsforum)
2020-Feb-28podcast image#301 Michael Masters: The Anthropology Of Identified Flying Objects
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2020-Feb-28podcast imageDavid Estlund, "Utopophobia: On the Limits (If Any) of Political Philosophy" (Princeton UP, 2020)
It is tempting to hold that any proposed principle of social justice is defective if it demands too much of people, given their proclivities. A stronger view, one that many philosophers find attractive, has it that there is something about the concept of justice that makes it the kind of thing that must be kept “down to earth,” and within our reach. A range of conceptual and methodological issues ... (@NewBooksPhil, 82 minutes)
2020-Feb-28podcast imageEV - 131 Politics sans Free Will with Iona Italia
My guest this week is Iona Italia (@IonaItalia), cohost of the Two for Tea podcast and a frequent contributor at sites like letterwiki. We discuss her book on Argentinian Tango, our shared belief that free will is an illusion, and our divergent views on intersectionality.Invocation: David Foster Wallace, Infinite JestIona's book: https://www.amazon.com/Our-Tango-World-v... videos:Carlitos & No... (@ETVPod, 75 minutes)
2020-Feb-27podcast image#300 Kristen Hawkes: The Grandmother Hypothesis
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2020-Feb-27podcast imageWho Created God? | New Perspectives and the Content Often Missed Around this Question
Who created God? What is God? How has the concept of God changed? Is the Universe Conscious? (@philosophyguy2, 33 minutes)
2020-Feb-27podcast imagePretty Much Pop #33: The Heroine's Journey w/ Vi Burlew
How has Joseph Campbell's "hero's journey" as famously leveraged for Star Wars evolved with more female action heroes in film? Vi Burlew joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to talk not only about Rey, Wonder Woman, Captain Marvel, Black Widow, and Mulan, but also bring in Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, The Wizard of Oz, Little Women, Jane Eyre, Working Girl, and of course Road House. For more, visit pr... (@PartiallyExLife, 50 minutes)
2020-Feb-27podcast imageSacred and Profane Love Episode 20: Scruton's Wagner: Sex, Death, and the Sacred
Sacred and Profane Love Episode 20: Scruton's Wagner: Sex, Death, and the Sacred by Sacred and Profane Love (@jennfrey, 70 minutes)
2020-Feb-27podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Truth And Lies - Invention Of Truth And Lying - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his essay On Truth and Lies in an Extra-Moral Sense. Here we examine Nietzsche's discussion of how truth and lying were invented by human beings. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.m... (@philosopher70, 10 minutes)
2020-Feb-26podcast imageEp. 79 Nietzsche Part 4
This week we start the big clean-up after the Nietzsche party. Listen in as Danny sweeps up the fragments of a delicate metaphysic that was carelessly pushed off the mantlepiece. Shake your head in mute disbelief as Mike does his best to scrub suspicious looking stains out of the carpet - has somebody spilt their abyss while wantonly shaking their will to boogie in front of impressionably young po... (@PhilosophyWtf, 32 minutes)
2020-Feb-26podcast imageOG93: Good Place and Scanlon's Contractualism
Why do all the good things gotta end ::Janet wailing gif:: Our wonderful journey has reached its natural conclusion and I'm still not ready. In part one of our goodbye to the good place we explain some of the repeated references to Scanlon's book What We Owe to Each Other, and the strengths and weakness of their setting up of the problem. Part two will discuss the solutions they reach and the role... (@0gPhilosophy, 40 minutes)
2020-Feb-26podcast imageWhy do we want celebrities to be 'authentic'?
Why it is that we want to know the 'truth' about celebrities? What happens when the very promise of transparency, of authenticity — of intimacy, even — becomes part of the carefully cultivated appearance of celebrity itself? (@RadioNational, 46 minutes)
2020-Feb-25podcast imageJohn Urschel: From NFL Player to Mathematician
John Urschel, who retired from playing professional football with the Baltimore Ravens to become a mathematician, talks to host Steven Strogatz about the fascinations of graph theory that lured him away from the NFL. (@stevenstrogatz, 45 minutes)
2020-Feb-25podcast imageEpisode 183: Accept the Mystery (with Paul Bloom)
VBW favorite Paul Bloom takes a short break from his Sam Harris duties to help us break down the Coen Brothers' ode to uncertainty, A Serious Man. Does inaction have consequences? Can you understand the cat but not the math? Why are there Hebrew letters carved into the back of a goy's teeth? Dybbuk or no Dybbuk? Why does God make us feel the questions if he’s not gonna give us any answers? Plus,... (@verybadwizards, 99 minutes)
2020-Feb-25podcast imageThe Philosophers’ Book Club: Flann O’Brien’s The Third Policeman
Paul Fagan /Clare Moriarty/ David Papineau Listen here or on YouTube ‘What you think is the point is not the point at all but only the beginning of the sharpness.’ The Philosopher’s Book... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Feb-25podcast imagePhilosophy Vs Quantum Theory | Tim Maudlin
Philosopher of science Tim Maudlin discusses interpretations of quantum mechanics, explaining the pilot wave theory and objective collapse theory, and considers what we stand to learn from quantum theory about the nature of our universe. Tim Maudlin, author of Philosophy of Physics, is an American philosopher of science responsible for influential works on metaphysical foundations of physics and... (@IAI_TV, 21 minutes)
2020-Feb-25podcast imagePhillipa Chong, “Inside the Critics’ Circle: Book Reviewing in Uncertain Times” (Princeton UP, 2020)
How does the world of book reviews work? In Inside the Critics’ Circle: Book Reviewing in Uncertain Times (Princeton University Press, 2020), Phillipa Chong, assistant professor in sociology at McMaster University, provides a unique sociological analysis of how critics confront the different types of uncertainty associated with their practice. The book explores how reviewers get matched to books, ... (@NewBooksPhil, 42 minutes)
2020-Feb-24podcast image496: Is the Self an Illusion?
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/self-illusi... Most of us think it’s obvious that we have a self, but famously, both Buddhism and British philosopher David Hume are skeptical that such a thing exists. What in the world could it mean to deny that the self exists? Could ‘the self’ just refer to a series of perceptions and feelings we have over time? If so, then whose perceptions and feelin... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2020-Feb-24podcast image#299 Thom Scott-Phillips: The Biological And Cultural Bases Of Language
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2020-Feb-24podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Truth And Lies - What Is Truth? - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his essay On Truth and Lies in an Extra-Moral Sense. Here we examine Nietzsche's discussion of what Truth is - and his characterization of it as a "mobile army of metaphors, metonyms, and anthropomorphisms" To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to ... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Feb-24podcast image69 - Wood on Sustainable Superabundance
In this episode I talk to David Wood. David is currently the chair of the London Futurists group and a full-time futurist speaker, analyst, commentator, and writer. He studied the philosophy of science at Cambridge University. He has a background in designing, architecting, implementing, supporting, and avidly using smart mobile devices. He is the author or lead editor of nine books including, "RA... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Feb-24podcast imageEp. 236: Judith Butler Interview: "The Force of Nonviolence"
On The Force of Nonviolence: An Ethico-Political Bind (2020). What is it to be nonviolent in political activity? Most ethics allow for self-defense, but Judith has a problem with defining "self" as well as "violence," and offers a full critique of the individualism that underlies typical Western approaches to both ethics and politics. Mark, Seth, and Wes interview Judith about these issues and the... (@PartiallyExLife, 65 minutes)
2020-Feb-24podcast image85 | L.A. Paul on Transformative Experiences and Your Future Selves
It’s hard to make decisions that will change your life. It’s even harder to make a decision if you know that the outcome could change who you are. Our preferences are determined by who we are, and they might be quite different after a decision is made — and there’s no rational way of taking that into account. Philosopher L.A. Paul has been investigating these transformative experiences — from... (@seanmcarroll, 74 minutes)
2020-Feb-23podcast imageSTM Podcast #41: Owen Flanagan - How to Live a Good Life According to Buddhism
On episode 41, we welcome philosopher Owen Flanagan to discuss using Buddhist philosophy to reduce suffering, the importance of detaching ourselves from our thoughts for political unity, redefining anger to create more compassion, and how our rigid self-conceptions make behavioral changes difficult. The link to his newest book is down below! Owen Flanagan, Ph.D. is the James B. Duke Professor of ... (@seize_podcast, 78 minutes)
2020-Feb-23podcast imageFriedrich Nietzsche, Truth And Lies - Intellect And Dissimulation - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, and focuses on his essay On Truth and Lies in an Extra-Moral Sense. Here we examine Nietzsche's discussion of the human intellect. Like other philosophers he considers it to be a distinctively human capacity, but by contrast to them, he thinks that its focus isn't attaining truth, but rather that it is involved in dissimu... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2020-Feb-23podcast imageIs reason enough?
These days it seems that critical thinking could be failing us – and we’re not sure why. Have too many people strayed from the path of reason? Or is reason insufficient – ever overrated – as an ingredient in the formation of good citizens? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Feb-23podcast imageEpisode 75, ‘Christian Animal Ethics’ with David Clough (Part I - The Rise of the Vegangelicals)
With the dominance of humankind has come a new age, an age of global warming, ecological collapse, and sixth mass extinction. In 2018, it was reported that of all the Earth’s mammals, 96% are humans and livestock. Our overpopulation, overconsumption, and exploitation have caused a climate catastrophe, but we are not our only victims. Each year, over 70 billion land creatures and 7 trillion sea ani... (@ThePanpsycast, 56 minutes)
2020-Feb-23podcast imageHoP 343 - As Far as East from West - Jewish Philosophy in Renaissance Italy
Jewish philosophers in Renaissance Italy, focusing on Leone Ebreo’s Dialogues of Love, the Averroism of Elijah del Medigo, and Italian Kabbalah. (@HistPhilosophy, 23 minutes)
2020-Feb-21podcast imageIDEOLOGIES OF THE ANCIENTS 1 Ashurbanipal
The first part of a multipart series looking at ideology in the ancient world. I start by looking at the royal pronouncements of Ashurbanipal from a Marxist, hermeneutic, and finally domination theory perspective. (@PolPhilPod, 130 minutes)
2020-Feb-21podcast imageMartin Heidegger, Being And Time - Dasein, History, And Tradition - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century philosopher, Martin Heidegger, and focuses on the introduction to his early work, Being and Time. Here we examine Heidegger's discussion of human beings' existence as historical, and understood through a tradition. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so ... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Feb-21podcast image#298 Michael Inzlicht: Self-control, Gratification Delay, Ego-depletion, And The Replication Crisis
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2020-Feb-21podcast imageWhat is Consciousness? | And the Important Understandings Often Missed by Science
Bonus Feed ($5 a month): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Twitter: https://twitter.com/brendenweber_ Email List: https://bit.ly/2rKz8Zn Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thephilosophygu... Email: [email protected] Help Support t... (@philosophyguy2, 29 minutes)
2020-Feb-20podcast image#297 Richard Ronay: Evolution, Hierarchy, And Leadership
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2020-Feb-20podcast imageMartin Heidegger, Being And Time - The Concept Of Phenomenology - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century philosopher, Martin Heidegger, and focuses on the introduction to his early work, Being and Time. Here we examine what Heidegger means by "phenomenology" in a discussion where he brings together the concepts of "phenomenon" and "logos" To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contrib... (@philosopher70, 19 minutes)
2020-Feb-20podcast imageMegan Burke, "When Time Warps: The Lived Experience of Gender, Race, and Sexual Violence" (U Minnesota Press, 2019)
In When Time Warps: The Lived Experience of Gender, Race, and Sexual Violence (University of Minnesota Press, 2019), Megan Burke considers the relationship of sexual violence to lived time by reexamining and building upon the work of Simone de Beauvoir, and in conversation with Judith Butler, María Lugones, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, and many others. Through developing a feminist phenomenology of time... (@NewBooksPhil, 58 minutes)
2020-Feb-20podcast imageEV - 130 The Soul of Libertarianism with Jason Lee Byas
My guest this week is Jason Lee Byas, a PhD student in political philosophy at University of Michigan. We discuss Libertarianism as a form of radical liberalism, how it has lost its way in the Trump era, and what can be done to turn it around.Invocation: Jindrich Styrsky, Emilie přichází ke mně ve snuRadical liberalism: The Soul of Libertarianism: https://c4ss.org/content/49939Editing by Brian Zie... (@ETVPod, 73 minutes)
2020-Feb-19podcast imagePretty Much Pop #32: Judging "The Good Place"
Mark, Erica, and Brian discuss Michael Schur's NBC TV show. Is it good? Does it actually teach moral philosophy? We talk sit-com tropes, TV finales, the show's convoluted structure, the puzzle of heaven, and more. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreon.com/prettymuchpop. This podcast is part of the Partially Examined Life network and is curated by opencul... (@PartiallyExLife, 45 minutes)
2020-Feb-19podcast imageEp. 78 Nietzsche Part 3
This week the choice is yours, join the herd, be one with the collective or strike out with the force of your own will and join with…er….others who are doing likewise and form a different more powerful collective. Look on in mild interest as Nietzsche posts pictures of his cat, his lunch and that lovely weekend with the Wagners on social media to establish his own individuality along with everybod... (@PhilosophyWtf, 24 minutes)
2020-Feb-19podcast image0G92: Watchmen and Subjective vs. Objective
This episode feels like a genuine culmination. After Wonkapiercer, I felt a little like Lindelof. Kind of lost, wondering if we could ever wrap something up in a fully satisfying way again. This feels pretty close. We've talked a lot of Watchmen on this show, and a lot of Thomas Nagel, and this week we bring it all together in one big blue climax. Nagel's Mortal Questions: https://www.amazon.com/... (@0gPhilosophy, 42 minutes)
2020-Feb-19podcast imageOrdinary vices: What’s wrong with lying?
This week on The Minefield, we explore what Montaigne referred to as "that accursed vice" — the most corrupt and all-corrupting of them all: lying. (@RadioNational, 44 minutes)
2020-Feb-18podcast imageCorina Tarnita and the Deep Mathematics of Social Insects
The mathematical biologist Corina Tarnita explains to host Steven Strogatz how quantitative modeling solved the mystery of fairy circles. (@stevenstrogatz, 52 minutes)
2020-Feb-18podcast imageChance Garton (Innerverse) | What is New Age Spirituality? The great, the good, and the bad....Philosophy of Mind, Panpsychism, Idealism, Archetypes, and More
I'm joined by Chance of the Innververse podcast to turn the tables a bit! I interview him...but of course this leads into another great discussion. We discuss New Age sprituality....the very loaded term and how it's quite literally making old ideas full of wisdom again. Also, we discuss more philosophy of mind to expand on our last discussion. Check out his show: https://www.innerversepodcast.c... (@philosophyguy2, 122 minutes)
2020-Feb-18podcast imageImmigration Detention
Mishka/ Mary Bosworth/ Matthew Gibney Listen here or on YouTube Thousands of foreign nationals are held in immigration detention across the country. Some are detained on arrival, and others after... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Feb-18podcast imageMartin Heidegger, Being And Time - The Concept Of Logos - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century philosopher, Martin Heidegger, and focuses on the introduction to his early work, Being and Time. Here we examine Heidegger's discussion of the meaning of the concept of "logos", which will feed into his discussion of the concept of "phenomenology". To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a ... (@philosopher70, 21 minutes)
2020-Feb-18podcast imageIs Morality Rooted In Culture? | Joel Robbins
From remote groups in Papua New Guinea to Pentecostal Christians, what can values and desires around the world tell us about the nature of morality? Cambridge anthropologist Joel Robbins tours the globe in search of the good. Joel Robbins is the Sigrid Rausing Professor of Social Anthropology at Cambridge University and author of Becoming Sinners. He specialises in the anthropology of religion a... (@IAI_TV, 43 minutes)
2020-Feb-17podcast image#296 Laith Al-Shawaf: The Theoretical Bases Of Evolutionary Psychology, And Common Misconceptions
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2020-Feb-17podcast image84 | Suresh Naidu on Capitalism, Monopsony, and Inequality
Nations generally want their economies to be rich, robust, and growing. But it’s also important to person to ensure that wealth doesn’t flow only to a few people, but rather that as many people as possible can enjoy the benefits of a healthy economy. As is well known, the best way to balance these interests is a contentious subject. On one side we might find free-market fundamentalists who want to... (@seanmcarroll, 87 minutes)
2020-Feb-17podcast imageEp. 235: Judith Butler's "Gender Trouble" (Part Three)
Concluding "Gender Trouble" (1990), with just Mark, Wes, and Seth going carefully through pt I, sec v: "Identity, Set, and the Metaphysics of Substance," and pt III, sec iv: "Subversive Bodily Acts: Bodily Inscriptions, Performative Subversions." Start with part one or get the unbroken, ad-free Citizen Edition. Please support PEL! End song: "I'm a Boy" by Lys Guillorn as interviewed for Nakedly Ex... (@PartiallyExLife, 68 minutes)
2020-Feb-17podcast imageWhy is mental healthcare so ethically confusing? Clinicians and institutions from an anthropological perspective
In this talk, Neil Armstrong uses ethnographic material of NHS mental healthcare to raise some questions about autonomy, risk and personal and institutional responsibility. Neil Armstrong's research investigates mental health. He is particularly interested in how the institutional setting shapes so much of mental healthcare. His research aims to find ways that we might improve healthcare instituti... (@ethicsinthenews, 40 minutes)
2020-Feb-16podcast imageSTM Podcast #40: Skye Cleary - How to Live a Good Life According to Existentialism
On episode 40, we welcome philosopher Skye Cleary to discuss authentic, romantic love, creating meaning according to existential philosophy, and how to effectively deal with the existential dread that all of us face. The link to her newest book is down below! Skye C. Cleary is the author of Existentialism and Romantic Love (2015) and co-editor of How to Live a Good Life (2020). She teaches at Col... (@seize_podcast, 74 minutes)
2020-Feb-16podcast imageMartin Heidegger, Being And Time - The Concept Of Phenomenon - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century philosopher, Martin Heidegger, and focuses on the introduction to his early work, Being and Time. Here we examine Heidegger's discussion of the concept of phenomenon (which will feed into his discussion of what phenomenology means. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contributio... (@philosopher70, 19 minutes)
2020-Feb-16podcast imagePlato's woman problem
In The Republic, Plato outlines a role for women in his ideal society that seems revolutionary, i.e. that they should occupy the highest position in public life. In Athenian society at the time, women were completely excluded from politics, so this is a radical proposal. But elsewhere, Plato expresses doubt about women’s natural abilities. What did he really think? And how does this tension persis... (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Feb-16podcast imageEpisode 74, ‘Football’ with Stephen Mumford (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Football is the most popular sport on the planet. This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone who’s experienced the excitement of matchday. It’s hard to remain indifferent when thousands of tightly packed fans, each patriotically sporting the colours of their team, sing, cheer and heckle in unison. The thrill of a crunching challenge, a derby victory, or a last-minute winner will undoubtedly elici... (@ThePanpsycast, 43 minutes)
2020-Feb-16podcast imageHAP 46 - Melvin Rogers on 19th Century Political Thought
Melvin Rogers joins us to discuss Hosea Walker, Maria Stewart, and Hosea Easton. (@HistPhilosophy, 30 minutes)
2020-Feb-16podcast image440: The Internet of Things
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/internet-th... Smart TVs, refrigerators, cars, and houses—the internet of things refers to the networking of all the devices in our lives, as they gather data and interact with one another, apparently to make our lives easier. How will this augmented connectivity affect the way we live? If government agencies or hackers can potentially access the data our ... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2020-Feb-15podcast imageFUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN - I NEED YOUR SUPPORT
Thank you all for this great first week of fundraising. It was great, but I still need more support. I would love to keep doing it for another 2 years, but to be honest, I am broke. For these past two years, I have brought on the show some of the top academics/scholars in a diversity of fields, like Psychology, Anthropology, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, Philosophy, and even Literary Studie... (@TheDissenterYT, 11 minutes)
2020-Feb-15podcast imageEpisode 123: Graham Priest discusses Buddhist metaphysics
In this episode, Matt Teichman and Henry Curtis talk to Graham Priest (CUNY Graduate Center) about the philosophical foundations of Buddhism.Buddhism isn't just a religion--it's an entire family of philosophical traditions that took root all over the Asian continent for thousands of years. The historical Buddha articulated views in what we consider to be many different areas of philosophy, includi... (@ElucidationsPod, 48 minutes)
2020-Feb-15podcast imageCIVIL SOCIETY & DEMOCRACY With Robert Talisse
Is politics everything? Have we lost our civil society institutions? Is there any hope left for a shared liberal consensus? I take on these questions, and more, in part 2 with Robert Talisse. I also celebrate the podcast's 100th episode and preview my upcoming solo series 'Ideologies of the Ancients.' (@PolPhilPod, 101 minutes)
2020-Feb-14podcast image#295 David Benatar: The Second Sexism; Discrimination Against Men And Boys
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2020-Feb-13podcast image#294 Rob Dunn: Never Home Alone; The Species We Live With
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2020-Feb-13podcast imageMartin Heidegger, Being And Time - Interpretations Of Dasein And Temporality
This lecture discusses the 20th century philosopher, Martin Heidegger, and focuses on the introduction to his early work, Being and Time. Here we examine the interpretations of Dasein (human existence) and temporality he articulates and examines early on in the work. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, y... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Feb-13podcast imageEV - 129 Philosophy of Disability with Elizabeth Barnes
My guest this week is Elizabeth Barnes, a professor of philosophy at the glorious University of Virginia. We discuss her book The Minority Body and the challenges she has encountered when engaging with other philosophers on the lives of disabled individuals. We also break new ground in the emerging sub-discipline of doggo metaphysics.Elizabeth's homepage: https://elizabethbarnesphilosophy.weebly..... (@ETVPod, 68 minutes)
2020-Feb-12podcast imageThe Philosophy of Love (Actually)
Sarah Churchwell/ Robert Hanks / Catherine Wheatley Listen here or on YouTube Marking the death of Stanley Cavell, we explore the philosophy of film in general, and the rom-com in particular. Can we... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Feb-12podcast imageMartin Heidegger, Being And Time - The Existential Analysis Of Dasein
This lecture discusses the 20th century philosopher, Martin Heidegger, and focuses on the introduction to his early work, Being and Time. Here we examine what Heidegger means by the "existential analysis of Dasein" To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/ReasonIO - or at Bu... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2020-Feb-12podcast imageChenyang Wang, "Subjectivity In-Between Times: Exploring the Notion of Time in Lacan's Work" (Palgrave, 2019)
If you thought Jacques Lacan’s essay on "Logical Time" was the psychoanalyst’s final word on the subject, then this interview has a lot to teach you! In his new book Subjectivity In-Between Times: Exploring the Notion of Time in Lacan's Work (Palgrave, 2019), emerging scholar of psychoanalytic theory and continental philosophy Chenyang Wang offers the first systematic analysis of the notion of tim... (@NewBooksPhil, 73 minutes)
2020-Feb-12podcast imageEp. 77 Nietzsche Part 2
This week, there is a party in the Abyss and everyone is invited! Mike and Danny have put you all on the list for the access all areas event of the entire Wednesday! DJ Dionysus will be blasting out some sick beats while MC Nietzsche lays down some bad ass rhymes like it weren’t no ting! This one is straight outta Basel: 'The G is D don’t give me any o' yo morality, It's absurd for the herd... (@PhilosophyWtf, 24 minutes)
2020-Feb-12podcast image0G91: Watchmen and The Absurd
I know it's a bit ironically absurd to act like this particular podcast episode really matters, but I still feel like it genuinely does. We're taking HBO's epic one season masterpiece, Watchmen, and combining it with Nagel's epic chapter on The Absurd from the masterpiece book Mortal Questions. I've been thinking about some version of this episode and the next one probably since we started Philoso... (@0gPhilosophy, 42 minutes)
2020-Feb-12podcast imageEpisode #139 ... Friedrich Von Hayek - The Road to Serfdom
Today we begin our discussion of the work of Friedrich Hayek. (@iamstephenwest, 23 minutes)
2020-Feb-12podcast imageWhy does democracy demand transparency?
Does representative democracy depend on practices of public scrutiny, or exercises of 'popular sovereignty' between elections? (@RadioNational, 48 minutes)
2020-Feb-11podcast imageEpisode 182: The Paper That Launched a Thousand Twitter Wars (With Yoel Inbar)
Podcasting legend Yoel Inbar (from Two Psychologists Four Beers (https://fourbeers.fireside.fm)) joins us to break down Tal Yarkoni's "The Generalizability Crisis,” the paper that launched a thousand Twitter wars. Psychologists make verbal claims about the world, then conduct studies to test these claims - but are the studies actually providing evidence for those claims? Do psychological experimen... (@verybadwizards, 118 minutes)
2020-Feb-11podcast imageRobbert Dijkgraaf on Exploring Quantum Reality
The mathematical physicist Robbert Dijkgraaf and host Steven Strogatz discuss the frontiers of string theory and why space and time might not be the most fundamental things in the universe. (@stevenstrogatz, 49 minutes)
2020-Feb-11podcast imageDISAGREEMENT With Robert Tallise
What are we ultimately disputing when we disagree politically? Is progress across moral and political divides possible, and if so when? I get into a spontaneous lively conversion with Robert Talise on the epistemic foundations of political pluralism. (@PolPhilPod, 87 minutes)
2020-Feb-11podcast imageMartin Heidegger, Being And Time - Ontic And Ontological - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century philosopher, Martin Heidegger, and focuses on the introduction to his early work, Being and Time. Here we examine what Heidegger means by two terms he uses quite frequently in the work, "ontic" and "ontological". To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so he... (@philosopher70, 19 minutes)
2020-Feb-11podcast imageHow To Do Philosophy and Why | Timothy Williamson
For millenia, humans have looked to philosophy to help them understand the world, but why is it then that so many people find philosophy confusing? Is the confusion perhaps part of the solution? Philosopher of logic Timothy Williamson outlines how philosophy can help us think more clearly, such as Alan Turing's use of logic to invent the computer, how the principles of logic can be understood as... (@IAI_TV, 21 minutes)
2020-Feb-10podcast image#293 Kristin Andrews: Animal Minds, Theory of Mind, And Animal Ethics
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2020-Feb-10podcast image83 | Kwame Anthony Appiah on Identity, Stories, and Cosmopolitanism
The Greek statesman Demosthenes is credited with saying “I am a citizen of the world,” and the idea that we should take a cosmopolitan view of our common humanity is a compelling one. Not everyone agrees, however; in the words of former British Prime Minister Theresa May, “If you are a citizen of the world, you are a citizen of nowhere.” On the other side of the political spectrum, groups who shar... (@seanmcarroll, 99 minutes)
2020-Feb-10podcast imageEp. 235: Judith Butler's "Gender Trouble" (Part Two)
More Gender Trouble (1990) with Jennifer Hansen. We get into the metaphysics of substance (is gender an attribute that a person has, or is there a better way to describe the situation?), performatives, Beauvoir vs. Irigaray on femininity, and the available mechanisms for changing gender norms. Start with Part One or get the full, ad-free Citizen Edition now so that you don't have to wait for Part ... (@PartiallyExLife, 69 minutes)
2020-Feb-10podcast imageMartin Heidegger, Being And Time - The Question Of The Meaning Of Being - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century philosopher, Martin Heidegger, and focuses on the introduction to his early work, Being and Time. Here we examine what Heidegger means by the "question of the meaning of being" To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/ReasonIO - or at ... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Feb-10podcast image3/2/2020: Philip Goff on Panpsychism and Free Will
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2020-Feb-10podcast imageTravis Dumsday, "Dispositionalism and the Metaphysics of Science" (Cambridge UP, 2019)
Dispositionalism is the view that there are irreducible causal powers in nature that explain why objects behave as they do. To say salt is soluble in water, for example, is to say that salt has the disposition to dissolve in water, and this disposition is understood as a real causal power of salt. In Dispositionalism and the Metaphysics of Science (Cambridge University Press, 2019), Travis Dumsday... (@NewBooksPhil, 66 minutes)
2020-Feb-09podcast image“Does it Make Sense to Blame the System?”
Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Lisa Herzog, associate professor at the University of Groningen, as they explore the conflict between financial incentives and morality. (@whyradioshow, 73 minutes)
2020-Feb-09podcast imageSTM Podcast #39: Martha Lawton - The Emotional Side of Money
On episode 39, we welcome financial advisor Martha Lawton to discuss the emotional side of our financial choices, the link between mental health and our finances, whether sheer free-will suffices for self-discipline, and the importance of empathizing with our circumstances to foster financial maturity. Squanderlust is the podcast about the emotional side of money, why our actions aren’t always as ... (@seize_podcast, 56 minutes)
2020-Feb-09podcast imageIn praise of mortality
Ever since we humans became conscious of the fact that we’re all going to die, we’ve dreamed of immortality. Life is good, so wouldn't eternal life be even better? Today's guest offers a robust critique of the ideal of immortality - and one that takes a fascinating turn to politics. (@DavidPZone1, 35 minutes)
2020-Feb-09podcast imageEpisode 74, ‘Football’ with Stephen Mumford (Part I - The Philosophy Behind the Game)
Football is the most popular sport on the planet. This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone who’s experienced the excitement of matchday. It’s hard to remain indifferent when thousands of tightly packed fans, each patriotically sporting the colours of their team, sing, cheer and heckle in unison. The thrill of a crunching challenge, a derby victory, or a last-minute winner will undoubtedly elici... (@ThePanpsycast, 65 minutes)
2020-Feb-09podcast imageHoP 342 - Denis Robichaud on Plato in the Renaissance
An interview with Denis Robichaud on how, and why, Plato was read in the Italian Renaissance. (@HistPhilosophy, 30 minutes)
2020-Feb-09podcast image439: A World Without Work
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/world-witho... Work: a lot lot of people do it, and a lot of people don’t seem to like it very much. But as computers and artificial intelligence get increasingly sophisticated, more and more of our workers will lose their jobs to technology. Should we view this inevitability with hope or with despair? Without the order and purpose that meaningful work pro... (@philtalkradio, 10 minutes)
2020-Feb-08podcast imageTHE DISSENTER: 2 YEARS + I NEED YOUR SUPPORT
Just this past Sunday, was the 2-year anniversary of the show. I would love to keep doing it for another 2 years, but to be honest, I am broke.  In order to sustain the channel, I need your help. For these past two years, I have brought on the show some of the top academics/scholars in a diversity of fields, like Psychology, Anthropology, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, Philosophy, and e... (@TheDissenterYT, 15 minutes)
2020-Feb-08podcast image#17 Metaphysics and Conceptual Engineering - Professor Amie Thomasson
In this episode, I have the pleasure of hosting Professor Amie Thomasson, a Professor of Philosophy at Dartmouth College. We start by discussing some comments Stephen Hawking made against philosophy, and talk about whether science has made philosophy obsolete. Professor Thomasson shares her thoughts about the role of metaphysics in philosophy and offers a new way of doing metaphysics. She further ... (@PremisePodcast, 50 minutes)
2020-Feb-07podcast image#292 Mattia Riccardi: Nietzsche's Psychology And Epistemology
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2020-Feb-07podcast imageAnselm of Canterbury, Proslogion - Seeing And Not Seeing God - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the medieval Christian thinker, monk, and bishop, Anselm of Canterbury's work, the Proslogion, and focuses on the his discussion in chapter 14 of how the human being is able to see and also not to see God. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/Reaso... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Feb-06podcast imageEV - 128 Substantial Selves with Donnchadh O'Conaill
My guest is Donnchadh O'Conaill, a post-doc researcher at the University of Frizbourg. We discuss a new project he's working on called "The Subject of Experience: The significance of its Metaphysical Nature in the Philosophy of Mind". We discuss how the project aims to give an account of the self as a substance, which means this episode joins our controversial views library alongside logical posit... (@ETVPod, 74 minutes)
2020-Feb-06podcast image#291 Nicholas Stang: The Metaphysics, Epistemology, And Ethics of Kant
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2020-Feb-06podcast imageAnselm of Canterbury, Proslogion - Divine Mercy and Justice - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the medieval Christian thinker, monk, and bishop, Anselm of Canterbury's work, the Proslogion, and focuses on the discussion of the seeming paradox between divine mercy and divine justice in chapter 9-11. How is it that God can be merciful, and forgive those who would be justly punished, without thereby violating justice itself? To support my ongoing work, go to my Pa... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Feb-06podcast image68- Earp on the Ethics of Love Drugs
In this episode I talk (again) to Brian Earp. Brian is Associate Director of the Yale-Hastings Program in Ethics and Health Policy at Yale University and The Hastings Center, and a Research Fellow in the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford. Brian has diverse research interests in ethics, psychology, and the philosophy of science. His research has been covered in Nature, ... (@JohnDanaher)
2020-Feb-06podcast imageInnerverse | Panpsychism, Materialism, Idealism, and Intelligence in Nature
I join Chance Garton from the Innerverse podcast (check it out!). In this host-to-host discussion, we look at the flaws in the materialist worldview and consider a variety of alternative cosmologies. We also consider the epistemology or moral lessons available to us by looking at intelligence in nature, the power of the individual, the ideas of thinkers like J. Krishnamurti, and more. Check out ... (@philosophyguy2, 83 minutes)
2020-Feb-05podcast imageTribal Truths and New Wisdom | Paul Mason, Hilary Lawson, Ella McPherson
From populist demagogues to liberal elites, Fox News to the BBC, the warring tribes of our troubled world agree on few ideals and still fewer facts. Yet they all share the belief that they are right. Are we all suffering from the illusion that we can uncover the truth? Should we embrace a world of competing facts while still seeking a progressive and stable society? Or do we need new grand narra... (@IAI_TV, 39 minutes)
2020-Feb-05podcast imageChristian List on Free Will
What is free will? Do we have it? These are difficult questions. Neuroscience seems to point in the direction of determinism. But Christian List suggests that there might still be room for genuine free will. (@philosophybites, 24 minutes)
2020-Feb-05podcast imageEp. 76 Nietzsche Part 1
This week we drop the N bomb! That’s right, a philosopher so hip and down with the kids that Danny and Mike feel ill equipped to take him on unaided. Yes, this week calls for skill, daring, panache and certain “she’ll be right” to bring it off. In the face of wicked fascist sisters, well dressed and cold free women and the death of your deity of choice we felt we had no choice but to call in Dr Ne... (@PhilosophyWtf, 24 minutes)
2020-Feb-05podcast image0G90: Mandalorian and Masks
::Totally out of place spur clinking noise:: Well, pardner, looks like it's just you and me. We can't both walk away from this cliche off and I've got a whole bag full of triple crosses so I can go all day. Wait...sorry, what was I saying? I got JJ Abrams brain for a second there. Here, let me just get back to something that makes any sense. We're discussing the Mandalorian and the philosophical a... (@0gPhilosophy, 43 minutes)
2020-Feb-05podcast imageIn the aftermath of the Iowa caucus …
Every four years, a disproportionate amount of attention is focused on the unlikely midwestern state of Iowa. In a very real way, the Iowa caucuses encapsulate the profound political and ethical challenges that confront the Democratic Party in its bid to defeat Donald Trump in November — challenges that continue to bedevil democratic politics in other countries: How to mobilise voters around a com... (@RadioNational, 50 minutes)
2020-Feb-04podcast imageLeslie Vosshall on Designer Mosquitoes and Dude Walls
Events take an interesting turn after the neurogeneticist Leslie Vosshall speaks with host Steven Strogatz about ways to make mosquitoes less deadly and the obstacles facing educational inclusiveness. (@stevenstrogatz, 58 minutes)
2020-Feb-04podcast imagePeace
Louise Arimatsu/ Robin Dunford/ Rachel Julian/ Michael Neu Listen here or on YouTube Peace is highly valued, but how is it achieved? Why are some periods in world history relatively peaceful compared... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Feb-04podcast imageAnselm of Canterbury, Proslogion - Divine Omnipotence and What God Can't Do - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the medieval Christian thinker, monk, and bishop, Anselm of Canterbury's work, the Proslogion, and focuses on the puzzle of how God can be omnipotent if there are things God is not able to do. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/ReasonIO - or at B... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Feb-04podcast imageOut of the Vat #5 – Heather Widdows
Heather Widdows is John Ferguson Professor of Global Ethics and Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor Research at the University of Birmingham. In this episode we talk to Heather about beauty, choice, and... Philosophers’ work and philosophers’ lives, both inside and outside of philosophy. Brought to you by the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, the Centre for Philosophy of Natural a... (@LSEPhilosophy, 17 minutes)
2020-Feb-04podcast image013 – Beauty Part 1 with Sabine Hossenfelder
Phwoar, that equation, huh? Look at the numbers on that! No scientist has ever said this, hopefully, so why are there so-called 'beautiful' theories? Elena and Ian peruse this polynomial pageant, joined by theoretical physicist Sabine Hossenfelder, author of 'Lost In Math' and science blog Backreaction. If you liked this episode, subscribing/following means you'll get the next one automatically. W... (@wondercupboard, 52 minutes)
2020-Feb-04podcast imagePsychedelics | Self-Development, Mental Health, Government Overlords and Morality
Discussing our society's contradictory narratives and blind faith in institutions. Le'ts examine psychedelics, self-improvement, mental illness, government, the pharmaceutical industry and morality. Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links... (@philosophyguy2, 24 minutes)
2020-Feb-03podcast imageAnselm of Canterbury, Proslogion - The Ontological Argument - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the medieval Christian thinker, monk, and bishop, Anselm of Canterbury's work, the Proslogion, and focuses on the so-called "ontological argument" as found in chapter 2 (and also chapters 3 and 4) of the work. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/R... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Feb-03podcast image#290 Colin Camerer: The Economics And Neuroscience Of Decision-Making
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2020-Feb-03podcast image82 | Robin Carhart-Harris on Psychedelics and the Brain
The Convention on Psychotropic Substances was a 1971 United Nations treaty that placed strong restrictions on the use of psychedelic drugs — not only on personal use, but medical and scientific research as well. Along with restrictions placed by individual nations, it has been very difficult for scientists to study the effects of psychedelics on the brain, despite indications that they m... (@seanmcarroll, 78 minutes)
2020-Feb-03podcast imageEpisode 7: Clare Moriarty – Berkeley, Mathematics, Trolling and Tarwater
Here are some links to find out even more: Our guest for this episode: Dr Clare Moriarty! * her personal webpage at KCL is here (https://www.kcl.ac.uk/people/dr-clare-m... and you can find her on twitter @quiteclare (https://twitter.com/quiteclare). * Here's Clare's excellent piece for History Ireland which discusses A Masterclass in Trolling from an 18th Century Bishop: 'Berkeley vs. Walton... (@DrJoeMorrison, 52 minutes)
2020-Feb-03podcast imageEp. 235: Judith Butler's "Gender Trouble" (Part One)
On Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity (1990). Is gender socially constructed, and if so, how? Butler describes gender not as an essential quality of a person, but as "performed," as habits of acting in certain ways in accordance with customs. Her idea of social construction is so totalizing that even biological sex itself is constructed. With guest Jennifer Hansen. This is par... (@PartiallyExLife, 52 minutes)
2020-Feb-02podcast imageSTM Podcast #38: Gordon Marino - The Art of Listening: Improving Relationships Through Dialogue
On episode 38, Gordon Marino returns to teach us about the importance of being a good listener, the connection between being heard and self-esteem, how to increase empathy, and why success can’t make us happy. Gordon Marino is a professor of philosophy and director of the Hong Kierkegaard Library at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. A recipient of the Richard J. He is the author of the bo... (@seize_podcast, 68 minutes)
2020-Feb-02podcast imageRemembering Roger Scruton
An avowed conservative of a kind mistrusted by both modern-day left and right, Scruton remained steadfast in his first principles. He pitted his intellect against what he saw as the encroachments of modernity on human life, including the overreach of science and technology. Wishful thinker, or beacon in a sea of error? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Feb-02podcast imageHAP 45 - Unnatural Causes - Hosea Easton’s Treatise
Hosea Easton’s Treatise provides an overlooked but fascinating theory of race and racism. (@HistPhilosophy, 32 minutes)
2020-Feb-02podcast imageEpisode 73, Plato’s Phaedo: The Death of Socrates (Part IV - The Death of Socrates, Further Analysis and Discussion)
Let me tell you about the day Socrates drank the poison. You must be aware of his trial and apology? The Athenians have not stopped talking about it since Meletus and the others condemned him. Do not worry, he did not die in fear and nor is he truly gone. He argued his case much like he always had. He died the philosopher’s death, having practiced for it his entire life. What does this mean? Socra... (@ThePanpsycast, 50 minutes)
2020-Feb-02podcast image441: Race Matters
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/race-matter... Started in the wake of George Zimmerman's 2013 acquittal in the death of Trayvon Martin, the #BlackLivesMatter movement has become a powerful campaign demanding redress for the mistreatment of African-Americans by law enforcement in the United States. But it has also inspired deep antipathy from those who claim it overemphasizes racial issue... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2020-Feb-01podcast imageAnselm of Canterbury, Proslogion - The "Single Argument" - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the medieval Christian thinker, monk, and bishop, Anselm of Canterbury's work, the Proslogion, and focuses on the scope and meaning of the "unum argumentum" (single argument) running through the work. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/ReasonIO -... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Feb-01podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Freedom & Power Of The Will - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his fourth meditation. This episode discusses the range, freedom, and power of the faculty of the will To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/Reason... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Jan-31podcast imageTHOMAS HOBBES With Arash Abizadeh
THOMAS HOBBES With Arash Abizadeh by Toby Buckle (@PolPhilPod, 73 minutes)
2020-Jan-31podcast image#289 Colin DeYoung: The Big Five And The Ten Aspects; Politics, Gender, And Psychopathology
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2020-Jan-31podcast imageParmenides, Fragments - Being And Non-Being - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the pre-Socratic Greek philosopher, Parmenides, looking at the fragments of his work that we posses. This episode discusses the status of being and non-being in Parmenides' poem To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/ReasonIO - or at BuyMeACoffee - h... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Jan-31podcast imagePodcast episode 2: Comparative-historical linguistics – Bopp and Grimm
In this episode, we look at the emergence of comparative-historical grammar, focusing on the work of Franz Bopp and Jacob Grimm. Download | Spotify | Apple Podcasts References for Episode 2 Primary Sources Bopp, Franz (1816), Über das Conjugationssystem der…Read more › (@hiphilangsci)
2020-Jan-31podcast imageKatherine Hawley, "How to Be Trustworthy" (Oxford UP, 2019)
It is obvious that in our day-to-day lives, a lot hangs on trust, and thus on whether those around us are trustworthy. Yet there are several philosophical issues surrounding trust and trustworthiness. For example, is trusting someone different from relying on them? Correspondingly, is being trustworthy different from being reliable? Assuming that there is a difference, in what does the difference ... (@NewBooksPhil, 69 minutes)
2020-Jan-30podcast imageEdward Bullmore on the ‘inflamed mind’ theory of depression
Could depression be caused by inflammation? Cambridge psychiatrist Ed Bullmore makes the case for his radical new theory, from his bestselling book The Inflamed Mind. Here's the breakdown... 6:12 There’s a Cartesian divide in the way we practice medicine. Professor Bullmore argues that we need to find more integrated ways of treating body and mind. 8:52 The case of Mrs P who was suffering from a... (@NSthepodcast, 57 minutes)
2020-Jan-30podcast image#288 Joanna Schug: Emotional Expressions, And Relational Mobility
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2020-Jan-30podcast imageParmenides, Fragments - Thought, Being, And Monism - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the pre-Socratic Greek philosopher, Parmenides, looking at the fragments of his work that we posses. This episode discusses the identity or sameness of Thought and Being in Parmenides' poem To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/ReasonIO - or at BuyM... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Jan-30podcast imageSasha Newton (UC Riverside & Leipzig): “On the Subjectivity of Judgments of Beauty”
Sasha Newton (UC Riverside & Leipzig) presents “On the Subjectivity of Judgments of Beauty” at Senate House in London (29/01/2020, 16-18:00) for the London Aesthetics Forum. Please do not cite or reproduce without permission. (@aestheticsforum)
2020-Jan-30podcast imageK. Linder et al., "Going Alt-Ac: A Guide to Alternative Academic Careers" (Stylus Publishing, 2020)
If you’re a grad student facing the ugly reality of finding a tenure-track job, you could easily be forgiven for thinking about a career change. However, if you’ve spent the last several years working on a PhD, or if you’re a faculty member whose career has basically consisted of higher ed, switching isn’t so easy. PhD holders are mostly trained to work as professors, and making easy connections t... (@NewBooksPhil, 40 minutes)
2020-Jan-30podcast imageEV - 127 Black Metal Environmentalism with Jesse McWilliams
My guest this week is Jesse McWilliams, who reached out to discuss his work on Black Metal philosophy and environmental harm assessment. We look at the day to day work of environmental preservation and why Scandanavians love Black Metal so much.Jesse's Black Metal work:http://amoeba.blue/research/voyd_mm... Environmental work: http://amoeba.blue/research/ascfk_wrstsd... http://amoeba.blue/research... (@ETVPod, 62 minutes)
2020-Jan-29podcast imagePretty Much Pop #29: Martin Scorsese the Auteur w/ Colin Marshall
We consider The Irishman in the context of Scorsese's body of work and the styles and themes that his films tend to exhibit. Writer/podcaster Colin Marshall joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to talk about connecting with Scorsese's sensibility and their status as "art films." Plus S's use of music, comments on Marvel, CGI age alternation, and more. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content ... (@PartiallyExLife, 56 minutes)
2020-Jan-29podcast image42: Is It Possible to Be Too Good?
Is it possible to be too good? Is it possible that thinking about morality could cause clinical levels of emotional and mental distress? On today’s show (hi, it’s been a while!), Christiane talks to two... The post 42: Is It Possible to Be Too Good? appeared first on Examining Ethics. (@DePauwPrindle, 36 minutes)
2020-Jan-29podcast imageAdrian Johnston, "A New German Idealism: Hegel, Žižek and Dialectical Materialism" (Columbia UP, 2018)
In 2012, the world-renowned philosopher, psychoanalyst and cultural critic Slavoj Žižek released his 1000-page tome ​Less Than Nothing​, following it up afterwards with its shorter reformulation ​Absolute Recoil​ in 2014. The works contained his usual use of movie-references, historical and political events and jokes to engage in some substantial philosophical formulations, particularly in dialogu... (@NewBooksPhil, 119 minutes)
2020-Jan-29podcast imageEp. 75 And Once More...
Get ready for the philosophical conflicts of the day by cramming a years worth of intellectual activity into our handy 20min TRAINING MONTAGE! (Cue the Rocky music). Yes, why put in serious effort when with the Wtf? Plan you can achieve cognitive muscle tone in minutes! Scientifically proven by TOP MEN and endorsed by men and women who have no time for expertise or fancy words. As Danny himself in... (@PhilosophyWtf, 21 minutes)
2020-Jan-29podcast image0G89: Empire Strikes Back and Taoism
Young podawan, your training is incomplete! You must go back, to the natural state of episode one of the show and then listen back through, all while trying to retain the mind of a child. Definitely the only way to get trained, and also a great way to celebrate the new year! We're talking Empire Strikes back and how it's a great way to indoctrinate small children into Taoism. Taoism: https://en.w... (@0gPhilosophy, 40 minutes)
2020-Jan-29podcast imageAfter the fires, are we invited to moral community with trees?
Over the summer months, Australia has witnessed the devastation of forests and the immolation of wildlife on an unimaginable scale. The emotional or even the tragic content of the bushfires has been — understandably — reserved for the loss of human life and home and livelihood, and for the loss of some non-human animals. But why do we grieve fauna and not flora? What if these fires present to us a... (@RadioNational, 44 minutes)
2020-Jan-28podcast imageEpisode 181: The Fraudulence Paradox (David Foster Wallace's "Good Old Neon")
Our whole lives we’ve been frauds. We’re not exaggerating. Pretty much all we’ve ever done is try to create a certain impression of us in other people. Mostly to be liked or admired. This episode is a perfect example, Tamler pretending to be a cinephile (check out his four favorite pieces of 2019 “pop culture” in the first segment), David trying to connect with the people (Baby Yoda, Keanu Reeves ... (@verybadwizards, 129 minutes)
2020-Jan-28podcast imageAlex Kontorovich on the Absolute Truth of Pure Math
The mathematician Alex Kontorovich speaks with host Steven Strogatz about regaining his creative freedom in an intimidating collaboration and about the pleasures of spherical geometry. (@stevenstrogatz, 58 minutes)
2020-Jan-28podcast imageWhat’s the Point of Critique?
Frida Beckman / Tom Boland Listen here or on YouTube Since Kant, scholars have tended to assume that the critical method is a fundamental part of doing philosophy. But can it help us address the... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2020-Jan-28podcast imageHow Maths Changed Philosophy | Silvia Jonas
What does mathematics have to do with the nature of human thought? How does it change how philosophers think of reality? Philosopher and author of 'Ineffability and its Metaphysics', Silvia Jonas explains how mathematics has come to shape our politics, ethics and our very idea of what the world is. (@IAI_TV, 27 minutes)
2020-Jan-28podcast imageParmenides, Fragments - The Two Routes - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the pre-Socratic Greek philosopher, Parmenides, looking at the fragments of his work that we posses. This episode discusses the two paths that the goddess sets out before Parmenides, requiring him to think and decide which to take To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so h... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Jan-27podcast image495: Death of the Sentence
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/death-sente... A child’s first sentence is a pivotal moment in her development when she is recognized as now capable of communicating complete thoughts. But in the twenty-first century, thoughts have become increasingly mediated by technology, and language more careless and informal as a result. Are texts, emails, tweets, and emojis responsible for the dec... (@philtalkradio, 9 minutes)
2020-Jan-27podcast image#287 John Danaher: Automation and Utopia; The End of Work, Cyborgs, And Virtual Worlds
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2020-Jan-27podcast imageKevin Vallier | Polarization, Social Trust, Bias, and Politics
Kevin Vallier is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Bowling Green State University. He is the author of Liberal Politics and Public Faith: Beyond Separation and Must Politics Be War?: Restoring Our Trust in the Open Society. Kevin discusses the key problem for political theory in our current situation—that Americans today are far less likely to trust their institutions, and each other, than i... (@philosophyguy2, 76 minutes)
2020-Jan-27podcast imageEp. 234: Beauvoir on Romance in "The Second Sex" (Part Two)
Concluding Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex (1949): "The Woman in Love" and "Myths" with guest Jennifer Hansen. We continue on the ailments of women under patriarchy as well as the existential problems that we're all subject to. Are we doomed to isolation, or does existentialism allow for intimacy? Is marriage in "bad faith"? We also talk narcissism, abjection, and the film Marriage Story. Star... (@PartiallyExLife, 59 minutes)
2020-Jan-27podcast image81 | Ezra Klein on Politics, Polarization, and Identity
People have always disagreed about politics, passionately and sometimes even violently. But in certain historical moments these disagreements were distributed without strong correlations, so that any one political party would contain a variety of views. In a representative democracy, that kind of distribution makes it easier to accomplish things. In contrast, today we see strong political polariza... (@seanmcarroll, 82 minutes)
2020-Jan-26podcast imageSTM Podcast #37: The Importance of Being Open About Your Mental Health - Yolanda Danae’
On episode 37, we welcome Yolanda Danae’ of The Sassy Rant blog to discuss mental health in the black community, the necessity of reconceptualizing the idea of masculinity, how writing helped her become more vulnerable and self-possessed, and the influence that Tupac Shakur had on her ways of seeing and dealing with the world. Yolanda Danae’ is the Creator of The Sassy Rant, a brand and blog that ... (@seize_podcast, 70 minutes)
2020-Jan-26podcast image20/1/2020: Emily Thomas on Time and Subtle Pictures in the History of Philosophy
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2020-Jan-26podcast imageUluru and the heart of the liberal state
The fundamental challenges for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia are systemic, they run much deeper than any single issue – education, health, rates of incarceration – can capture. But the Uluru Statement from the Heart calls for a series of reforms that could address the key issue for all Indigenous Australians. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Jan-26podcast imageHoP 341 - True Romance - Theories of Love
Ficino describes a “Platonic” love purified of sexuality, prompting a debate carried on by Pico della Mirandola, Pietro Bembo, and Tullia d’Aragona. (@HistPhilosophy, 32 minutes)
2020-Jan-26podcast imageRIGHTS & NEO - LIBERALISM With Samuel Moyn
RIGHTS & NEO - LIBERALISM With Samuel Moyn by Toby Buckle (@PolPhilPod, 76 minutes)
2020-Jan-26podcast imageEpisode 73, Plato’s Phaedo: The Death of Socrates (Part III - In Defence of Immortality)
Let me tell you about the day Socrates drank the poison. You must be aware of his trial and apology? The Athenians have not stopped talking about it since Meletus and the others condemned him. Do not worry, he did not die in fear and nor is he truly gone. He argued his case much like he always had. He died the philosopher’s death, having practiced for it his entire life. What does this mean? Socra... (@ThePanpsycast, 49 minutes)
2020-Jan-24podcast image#286 Andrew Piper: Data Science, Reading, And Literary Criticism
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2020-Jan-24podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - What Nature Teaches Us - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his sixth meditation. This episode discusses what Descartes takes "nature" to mean, what truths he thinks nature teaches us, and how nature does so. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribut... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Jan-23podcast image#285 Nicholas Christakis: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society
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2020-Jan-23podcast imageMetaphysics | Mystery, Knowledge, Reality, and Why Am I Here?
Mystery, Knowledge, Reality, and Why Am I Here? Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Twitter: https://twitter.com/brendenweber_ Email List: https://bit.ly/2rKz8Zn Facebook: https://ww... (@philosophyguy2, 18 minutes)
2020-Jan-23podcast imageEV - 126 McMindfulness with Ron Purser
My guest this week is Ron Purser (@ronpurser), author of McMindfulness: How Mindfulness Became the New Capitalist Spirituality. We discuss the commodifying of mindfulness and theInvocation: A life in Vain by Ono no komachi (translation by Peter MacMillon) http://www.thehypertexts.com/Ono%20no%20... by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsyn.com/s02e02-rex-... by GW Rodriguez... (@ETVPod, 64 minutes)
2020-Jan-23podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Sense - Perception And External Things - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his sixth meditation. This episode examines his discussion of the sense-faculties and the reasons he gives for thinking that there are external objects and a world that we perceive via the senses To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadle... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Jan-22podcast imagePriya Natarajan on Black Holes and Mapping the Universe
In this episode, Priya Natarajan, professor of astronomy and physics at Yale University, speaks with Steven Strogatz about her lifelong fascinations, including black holes, mapping the universe and early personal computers. (@stevenstrogatz, 66 minutes)
2020-Jan-22podcast imageEp.74 One more time...
This week Danny and Mike invite you to reinterpret your understanding of the cosmos by way of radical paradigm transformation. Join us in the new world order where up is down, black is white and right and wrong are entirely negotiable. Who is this common man who will lead us into a brave new world free from complexity and confusion? Would a common woman do just as well or would this require yet an... (@PhilosophyWtf, 32 minutes)
2020-Jan-22podcast image0G88: Star Wars A New Hope and Just War Theory
And so it was that a young man was born in the desert and grew up to liberate his people from an oppressive empire and absolve them of their past sins. No, not JC, or Paul Muad'dib, this time his name is Luke Foreshadowing (imagine if Jesus's last name was Crosswalker). Yes, we're celebrating the end of Star Wars by going back to the beginning. We're covering A New Hope and using its heavy handed ... (@0gPhilosophy, 48 minutes)
2020-Jan-22podcast image2020 — why does the future look so much like the past?
Back in 2008, newly elected prime minister Kevin Rudd convened a summit of Australia’s "best and brightest" to discuss what kind of nation they wanted Australia to be in 2020. Now that we’re here, 2020 doesn’t look very much like the future at all. What happened? Is there a lesson here about the importance of adopting a sceptical posture, a profound reticence to claim to know, much less predict, o... (@RadioNational, 48 minutes)
2020-Jan-21podcast imageJordan Bates | Consciousness, Psychedelics, and the Importance of Finding Your Path
Jordan Bates is a co-owner of the very successful website, High Existence. I recommend you check it out. He’s also the creator of Escaping the Rat Race, which is a toolkit on escaping the 9 to 5, following your bliss, and living free. He also runs the popular newsletter at Refine the Mind. Refine the Mind: https://www.refinethemind.com/ High Existence: https://highexistence.com/ Bonus Feed (... (@philosophyguy2, 53 minutes)
2020-Jan-21podcast imagePhilosophers vs Post-Truth | Homi Bhabha, Rebecca Goldstein, Hilary Lawson
In a post-truth world, tribal agreement seems to have replaced reason and evidence. But is a world where our truths are tribal sustainable? Don't we need a shared framework of thought to prevent fragmentation and confrontation? Can we rely on evidence and reason whilst abandoning absolute truth, or do we need reality after all? Philosopher and novelist Rebecca Goldstein, post-colonial theorist H... (@IAI_TV, 48 minutes)
2020-Jan-21podcast imageEpisode #138 ... Robert Nozick - The Minimal State
Today we begin our discussion of the work of Robert Nozick. (@iamstephenwest, 23 minutes)
2020-Jan-20podcast image#284 Abraham Tesser: The Self-evaluation Maintenance Model
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2020-Jan-20podcast imageEp. 234: Beauvoir on Romance in "The Second Sex" (Part One)
On Simone De Beauvoir’s The Second Sex (1949): "The Woman in Love" and "Myths" with guest Jennifer Hansen. What is love under patriarchy? We all want to achieve solidity in another's eyes, but the Othered woman wants to live through the man, and the man sees the woman as his rejected corporeal character. Party time! Don't wait for part two; get the full, ad-free, unbroken Citizen Edition now! Plea... (@PartiallyExLife, 53 minutes)
2020-Jan-20podcast imageMaria Dimova-Cookson, "Rethinking Positive and Negative Liberty" (Routledge, 2019)
Maria Dimova-Cookson's new book Rethinking Positive and Negative Liberty (Routledge, 2019) offers an analysis of the distinction between positive and negative freedom building on the work of Constant, Green and Berlin. The author proposes a new reading of this distinction for the twenty-first century. The author defends the idea that freedom is a dynamic interaction between two inseparable, yet so... (@NewBooksPhil, 41 minutes)
2020-Jan-20podcast image80 | Jenann Ismael on Connecting Physics to the World of Experience
Physics is simple; people are complicated. But even people are ultimately physical systems, made of particles and forces that follow the rules of the Core Theory. How do we bridge the gap from one kind of description to another, explaining how someone we know and care about can also be “just” a set of quantum fields obeying impersonal laws? This is a hard question that comes up in a vari... (@seanmcarroll, 87 minutes)
2020-Jan-20podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Faculties Of The Human Mind And Body - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his sixth meditation. This episode discusses the various faculties or powers of the human mind and body and how they differ from each other To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you ... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Jan-20podcast imageA world without work
How we will find meaning when machines take our jobs. (@DavidEdmonds100)
2020-Jan-19podcast imageDisability and dignity
Philosophers have been slow to address disability - which is odd, because disability raises a host of fascinating and challenging issues around justice, rights and fairness. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Jan-19podcast imageEpisode 73, Plato’s Phaedo: The Death of Socrates (Part II - Arguments for the Soul’s Immortality)
Let me tell you about the day Socrates drank the poison. You must be aware of his trial and apology? The Athenians have not stopped talking about it since Meletus and the others condemned him. Do not worry, he did not die in fear and nor is he truly gone. He argued his case much like he always had. He died the philosopher’s death, having practiced for it his entire life. What does this mean? Socra... (@ThePanpsycast, 41 minutes)
2020-Jan-19podcast imageHAP 44 - Religion and Pure Principles - Maria W. Stewart
Maria W. Stewart’s public addresses bring the concerns of African American women into the struggle against racial prejudice. (@HistPhilosophy, 23 minutes)
2020-Jan-18podcast image438: Post-Truth Politics
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/post-truth-... You've probably heard about the dangerous effects of fake news, and the spread of sensational and targeted falsities. But what about "legitimate" news, one might still ask? Well, do you want the "liberal truth" or the "conservative truth"? Just stick to the facts? What if my "facts" differ from yours? Listen to science? Those scientists are ... (@philtalkradio, 12 minutes)
2020-Jan-17podcast imageFEMINISM, ART, & RAPE with Nancy Princenthal
How did issues of rape and sexual violence emerge as central concerns for second-wave feminists? I discuss the intellectual history fo feminism, the role of art in that history, & its legacy today, with PEN award-winning author Nancy Princenthal. (@PolPhilPod, 77 minutes)
2020-Jan-17podcast image#283 Max Krasnow: The Evolution of Cooperation, Punishment, Honesty, and Deterrence
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2020-Jan-17podcast imageSacred and Profane Love Episode 19: Love and Lust in Lolita
Sacred and Profane Love Episode 19: Love and Lust in Lolita by Sacred and Profane Love (@jennfrey, 73 minutes)
2020-Jan-17podcast imageEpisode 122: Frithjof Bergmann and David Helmbold discuss new work, new culture
In this episode, Frithjof Bergmann and David Helmbold make the case for a different approach to working in the modern world. A lot of us experience our day to day work as a 'mild disease'--not terrible, not excruciating, but also not our #1 choice about how to spend weekdays. Instead, they argue, a person's work should be the best part of their life. But making that a possibility for everyone requ... (@ElucidationsPod, 40 minutes)
2020-Jan-16podcast imageAdriana Clavel-Vázquez (Oxford): “The Role of Imagination in the Aesthetic Appreciation of Racialized Bodies”
Adriana Clavel-Vázquez (Oxford) presents “The Role of Imagination in the Aesthetic Appreciation of Racialized Bodies” at Senate House in London (15/01/2020, 16-18:00) for the London Aesthetics Forum. Please do not cite or reproduce without permission. (@aestheticsforum)
2020-Jan-16podcast image#282 Menelaos Apostolou: The Evolution of Singlehood, Parental Mate Choice, and Sexual Orientation
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2020-Jan-16podcast imageThe Myth of Morality | Morality, God, Purpose, Meaning, and the Pursuit of Understanding it all
Morality exists. And it will continue to exists. That's the reality we face. Is it subjective? Is it objective? It doesn't matter, as the story of morality will continue to provide justification, purpose, meaning, insight, and a uniting force for groups of people to live by that's the point....maybe. Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosop... (@philosophyguy2, 29 minutes)
2020-Jan-16podcast imageBONUS — Pets, pests and farm animals, why do we value them differently?
Short & Curly listeners Harry, Max and Hugo live on farm surrounded by all kinds of animals: pets, livestock, and also pests like feral pigs. Some animals they love, some animals they hate, and some are just another member of the herd. Why do we value some animals differently from others? Come with us as we get a tour of their farm. And a warning, this episode deals with the death of animals. (@matthewtbeard, 27 minutes)
2020-Jan-16podcast imageEV - 125 Why Are We Yelling? with Buster Benson
My guest this week is Buster Benson (@buster), author of Why Are We Yelling?: The Art of Productive Disagreement. We discuss discussions and Buster's preferred methods for untangling confusions.Invocation: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CassandraE... by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsyn.com/s02e02-rex-... by GW RodriguezSibling Pod Philosophers in Space: https://0gphilo... (@ETVPod, 71 minutes)
2020-Jan-15podcast imagePretty Much Pop #27: For the Love of Star Wars
Mark, Erica, and Brian talk about the unique place these films have in the brains of people of a certain age, how we grappled with the prequels, and why we feel the need to fill in and argue about the details. We focus primarily on The Mandalorian and The Rise of Skywalker. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreon.com/prettymuchpop. This podcast is part of ... (@PartiallyExLife, 48 minutes)
2020-Jan-15podcast imageBen Burgis | Politics, Values, Human Nature, and Philosophy
Ben Burgis is a philosophy professor at Georgia State University Perimeter College and the author of 'Give Them An Argument: Logic for the Left.' He's a regular weekly contributor to Jacobin Magazine and he does a regular weekly segment on The Michael Brooks Show called 'The Debunk.' His book: https://www.amazon.com/Give-Them-Argumen... His Twitter: https://twitter.com/BenBurgis Bonus Feed (... (@philosophyguy2, 75 minutes)
2020-Jan-15podcast imageListener Qs 12
Hi all! Welcome to the 12th iteration of our Listener Thank You Q and As. Thank you all for supporting the show and if you like what you're hearing and have questions you want answered, you know what to do for next time. Support us at Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/0G Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/0gPhilosophy Join our Facebook discussion group (make sure to answer the questions to ... (@0gPhilosophy, 39 minutes)
2020-Jan-15podcast imageEp. 73 So, to recap...
This week Mike and Danny help you prepare for the beginning of year examination. What have you learned over the previous year? Have you diligently kept to your studies, done the background reading and completed all of your coursework or have you sat at the back with the naughty existentialist kids drawing rude pictures in your exercise books? However you have spent your time WTF? are here to help ... (@PhilosophyWtf, 31 minutes)
2020-Jan-15podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Imagination And Intellection Or Conception - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his sixth meditation. This episode discusses Descartes' distinction between two different faculties of the mind, and their associated ways of grasping things - the imagination, on the one hand, and the intellect or understanding. To support my ongoing work, go to my Pa... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2020-Jan-15podcast imageCan we overcome terminal disagreement in our politics and morality?
If the recent glut of "democracy in crisis" books is anything to go by, there is a sense that something has gone wrong in our common life. Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has diagnosed the increasing 'tribalism' in and of our civic and political life particularly acutely, and he joins Waleed and Scott to discuss whether and how we might break free from its Manichean absolutism. (@RadioNational, 45 minutes)
2020-Jan-14podcast imageEpisode 180: Chekhov's Schrödinger's Dagger (Kurosawa's "Rashomon")
Eleventh Century Japan. A samurai and his wife are walking through the forest and come across a bandit. The bandit attacks the samurai and has sex with/rapes his wife. A woodcutter finds the samurai, stabbed to death. Who killed the samurai and with what? What role did his wife play in his death? Kurosawa gives us four perspectives, told in flashbacks within flashbacks. Who’s telling the truth? I... (@verybadwizards, 116 minutes)
2020-Jan-14podcast imageA Philosophy of Fashion | Shahidha Bari
We all get dressed. But how often do we pause to think about the place of clothes in our lives? Can a philosophy of living be wrapped up in a winter coat? Can we see a suit not just as an object, but as an idea? Philosopher, broadcaster, and author of 'Dressed: The Secret Life of Clothes', Shahidha Bari, unveils the hidden power of what we wear. (@IAI_TV, 29 minutes)
2020-Jan-14podcast imageThe Witcher | Philosophy of 'The White Wolf'
Discussing the philosophy and themes presented in the Netflix show, The Witcher. Focussing on Geralt of Rivia and his perspectives on life. Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Twitter: h... (@philosophyguy2, 13 minutes)
2020-Jan-13podcast image494: Comedy and the Culture Wars
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/comedy-and-... Comedy can often give offense, especially when it concerns such sensitive topics as race, gender, and sexuality. Should comedy like that be shunned, boycotted, even banned? Can it be enjoyed without danger? Or could it even, at its best, be the road to a better society? Could it somehow help us all to live together, and to come to terms with... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2020-Jan-13podcast image#281 Henry Greely: The Future of Human Reproduction
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2020-Jan-13podcast image79 | Sara Imari Walker on Information and the Origin of Life
We are all alive, but “life” is something we struggle to understand. How do we distinguish a “living organism” from an emergent dynamical system like a hurricane, or a resource-consuming chemical reaction like a forest fire, or an information-processing system like a laptop computer? There is probably no one crisp set of criteria that delineates life from non-life, but it’s worth the exercise to t... (@seanmcarroll, 83 minutes)
2020-Jan-13podcast imageEp. 233: Plato's "Protagoras" on Virtue (Part Two)
Continuing on the dialogue, where Socrates argues that Protagoras doesn't actually know what virtue is, because he thinks that the various virtues (especially courage) are distinct, a claim that Socrates refutes in several (logically suspect) ways. Start with part one, or get the full, ad-free Citizen Edition. Please support PEL! End song: "Make It Clear" by Feelies; hear Glenn Mercer on Nakedly E... (@PartiallyExLife, 60 minutes)
2020-Jan-13podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Previous Knowledge About Clear And Distinct Ideas Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his fifth meditation. This episode discusses Descartes' assertion that he can rely upon matters that - although he does not perceive or conceive of them clearly and distinctly at present - he did previously grasp clearly and distinctly. To support my ongoing work, go... (@philosopher70, 11 minutes)
2020-Jan-12podcast imageSTM Podcast #36: Creating Growth Through the Exploration of Your Unconscious Mind - Chris Heath, MD.
On episode 36, we welcome psychoanalyst and psychiatrist Chris Heath to discuss the benefits of psychotherapy; what the unconscious mind is and how it affects our perceptions, choices, and goals; and the meanings behind creativity. Chris Heath, MD is trained psychoanalyst, board certified psychiatrist, and physician who explores the inner workings of the human mind with insightful videos. His YouT... (@seize_podcast, 65 minutes)
2020-Jan-12podcast image"A Philosophical Look at Immigration and Migration"
Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Adam Hosein, philosophy professor at Northeastern University in Boston. Hosein is the author of "The Ethics of Migration: An Introduction." (@whyradioshow, 72 minutes)
2020-Jan-12podcast imageEp. 3 - Causal Network Accounts of Ill-being
In this podcast, I read my chapter, "Causal Network Accounts of Ill-being: Depression & Digital Well-being". The paper reviews how well-being and ill-being can be understood in terms of the causal networks studied by economists, neuroscientists, psychologists, and other scientists. (@byrd_nick, 40 minutes)
2020-Jan-12podcast imagePolitics and the sacred
According to Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben, modern secular politics is theological from the ground up – which may come as a nasty surprise to the many people who believe, often for very good reasons, that religion and politics should be kept as far from each other as possible. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Jan-12podcast imageEpisode 73, Plato’s Phaedo: The Death of Socrates (Part I - The Soul and Body)
Let me tell you about the day Socrates drank the poison. You must be aware of his trial and apology? The Athenians have not stopped talking about it since Meletus and the others condemned him. Do not worry, he did not die in fear and nor is he truly gone. He argued his case much like he always had. He died the philosopher’s death, having practiced for it his entire life. What does this mean? Socra... (@ThePanpsycast, 52 minutes)
2020-Jan-12podcast imageHoP 340 - Footnotes to Plato - Marsilio Ficino
Marsilio Ficino’s revival of Platonism, with a focus on his proofs for the soul’s immortality in his magnum opus, the Platonic Theology. (@HistPhilosophy, 24 minutes)
2020-Jan-10podcast imageCONSTITUTIONAL HARDBALL With David Faris
Should democrats be considering potentialy disruptive ideas like court packing, adding states, or abolishing the filibuster? Would doing so be justified, and can we win if we dont? (@PolPhilPod, 123 minutes)
2020-Jan-10podcast image#280 Manuel Vargas: Free Will, Moral Responsibility, And Social Justice
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2020-Jan-10podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Ontological Argument For God's Existence - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his fifth meditation. This episode discusses the version of the ontological argument for God's existence that Descartes provides in that meditation. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribut... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2020-Jan-10podcast imageManuel Heras Escribano, "The Philosophy of Affordances" (Palgrave MacMillan, 2019)
Ecological psychology is one of a number of contemporary theories that explains the mind in terms of embodiment and environmental situatedness, rather than inner symbol manipulation by brains. J. J. Gibson, a founder ecological psychology, coined the term “affordance” to express a core concept of the view: as embodied, situated organisms we do not simply perceive objects, such as a chair or a tree... (@NewBooksPhil, 64 minutes)
2020-Jan-09podcast image#279 Daniel Lieberman: The Evolution of Bipedalism, and Modern Evolutionary Mismatch
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2020-Jan-09podcast imageEV - 124 Death Doulas with Brenda Goodman pt2
My guest this week is Brenda Goodman, a mediator with a Masters in Gerontology and a lifelong interest in aging and death. We work through some of the practical and personal questions Brenda would use in her services as a death doula.Invocation: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/4... Doula Resources:https://www.inelda.org/categor... by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.l... (@ETVPod, 52 minutes)
2020-Jan-08podcast imagePretty Much Pop #26: We Watch "Watchmen" w/ David Pizarro (Very Bad Wizards)
Covering Alan Moore's 1986 graphic novel, the new HBO series and the 2009 film. Mark, Erica, and Brian are joined by David, psych prof at Cornell and host of Very Bad Wizards. How does Moore's style translate to the screen? How well did the show handle politics? Should there be a second season? For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreon.com/prettymuchpop. Thi... (@PartiallyExLife, 56 minutes)
2020-Jan-08podcast imageListener Qs 11
Hi all! Welcome to the 11th iteration of our Listener Thank You Q and As. Thank you all for supporting the show and if you like what you're hearing and have questions you want answered, you know what to do for next time. Support us at Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/0G Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/0gPhilosophy Join our Facebook discussion group (make sure to answer the questions to ... (@0gPhilosophy, 46 minutes)
2020-Jan-08podcast imageWhat if the greatest threat to a free media was from within?
Our lives are saturated with 'news'; but far from creating informed citizens, this is producing forgetful, inattentive citizens. Megan Le Masurier joins us to discuss whether "slow journalism" could help us remember what matters. (@RadioNational, 43 minutes)
2020-Jan-07podcast imageHow to be a Stoic | Massimo Pigliucci
We all want to lead a good life. But that goal seems always elusive. What can we learn from the ancient Stoics? Hear philosopher of science and author of How to be a Stoic Massimo Pigliucci explain how the philosophy that inspired the great emperor Marcus Aurelius can help us focus on what really matters, and confront the challenges of modern life. (@IAI_TV, 42 minutes)
2020-Jan-07podcast imageSTM Podcast #35: 2020 New Years Resolutions, Risk Aversion, And Executing On Your Goals
On episode 35, Alen and Leon set New Year’s resolutions, Alen focuses on how he can become a more effective learner and Leon on how he can reduce his fear of vulnerability, strategies on attaining long term goals at the expense of short term gratification, and a more productive way of helping someone overcome their resistance to engaging in healthy behavior. New Year’s resolutions tend to fail bec... (@seize_podcast, 65 minutes)
2020-Jan-06podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - True And Immutable Natures - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his fifth meditation. This episode discusses what Descartes calls the "true and immutable natures" of things, which correspond to innate ideas all human beings have within their minds. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If y... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Jan-06podcast image#278 Jerome Kagan: Temperament, Feelings, Emotions, and Personality
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2020-Jan-06podcast image78 | Daniel Dennett on Minds, Patterns, and the Scientific Image
Wilfrid Sellars described the task of philosophy as explaining how things, in the broadest sense of term, hang together, in the broadest sense of the term. (Substitute “exploring” for “explaining” and you’d have a good mission statement for the Mindscape podcast.) Few modern thinkers have pursued this goal more energetically, creatively, and entertainingly than Daniel Dennett. One of the most resp... (@seanmcarroll, 122 minutes)
2020-Jan-06podcast imageEp. 233: Plato's "Protagoras" on Virtue (Part One)
On the Platonic dialogue written around 380 BCE about an encounter between Socrates and one of the leading Sophists of his day. What is virtue ("the political art" according to Protagoras), and can it be taught? What are the relations of the various virtues to each other? Do they really amount ultimately to one and the same thing, i.e. wisdom? In this entertaining dialogue, Socrates and Protagoras... (@PartiallyExLife, 54 minutes)
2020-Jan-06podcast imageFrederick Beiser, "Hermann Cohen: An Intellectual Biography" (Oxford UP, 2018)
The eminent scholar of Neo-Kantianism, Frederick Beiser, has struck again, this time bringing his considerable analytical powers and erudition to the task of intellectual biography. For those of you aware of the distinguished philosophical career of Hermann Cohen (1859 - 1918) and the absence of an intellectual biography in English, Beiser’s scholarship is a long time coming. Though Cohen scholars... (@NewBooksPhil, 57 minutes)
2020-Jan-05podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Is God Responsible For Human Error? - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his fourth meditation. This episode discusses the question of whether God is responsible for human beings falling into error. Descartes' view is that God is not responsible, and he provides several lines of reasoning why this is the case. To support my ongoing work, go... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2020-Jan-05podcast imageThinking the country
What constitutes a "philosophical" conversation? You might reasonably expect such a conversation to be conceptual, exploring abstract notions of self, time, being, ethics and so on. For indigenous Australian philosophers, the conversation gets real very fast. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2020-Jan-05podcast imageEpisode 72, Plato’s Crito: Socrates in Prison (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Have you ever considered the invisible power of the law? How a contract is signed without ever putting pen to paper? Do not underestimate the importance of that which cannot be seen or grasped, since you unknowingly benefit from its presence and would suffer greatly in its absence. Therefore, if the law has kept you safe for all your best years, should you look to criticise it the moment it accuse... (@ThePanpsycast, 42 minutes)
2020-Jan-05podcast imageHAP 43 - Kill or Be Killed - David Walker’s Appeal
David Walker defends violent resistance and encourages self-improvement in his incendiary and influential Appeal. (@HistPhilosophy, 25 minutes)
2020-Jan-05podcast image437: Polyamory
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/pol... In most if not all modern Western societies, monogamy is the dominant form of romantic relationship. In polyamorous or "open" relationships, however, each person is free to love multiple partners at once. Just as our friendships are non-exclusive, advocates of polyamory believe our romantic relationship should be too. So why do so many peopl... (@philtalkradio, 10 minutes)
2020-Jan-04podcast imageACTIVISTS, ELITES, & THE LEFT
I develop an original account of internal party divides. Using the 2016 primary, the 2019 UK election, and the Tea Party movement as case studies I try to offer a fresh take on many of the most contentious disagreements we have on the left. (@PolPhilPod, 117 minutes)
2020-Jan-03podcast image#277 Aaron Rabinowitz: Moral Realism, and Objective Morality
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2020-Jan-02podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Error, Understanding, And The Will - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his fourth meditation. This episode discusses the causes of human error, which is the ways in which the faculties of intellect and will come together in forming judgements To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to ... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2020-Jan-02podcast imageEV - 123 Death Doulas with Brenda Goodman pt1
My guest this week is Brenda Goodman, a mediator with a Masters in Gerontology and a lifelong interest in aging and death. We discuss how she became interested in these culturally taboo issues and what she learned from her Death Doula training course. Part two will involve her asking me some of the preparation questions about death.Invocation: Death from SandmanDeath Doula Resources:https://www.in... (@ETVPod, 61 minutes)
2020-Jan-02podcast image#276 Daniel Everett: The Evolution and Varieties of Language, and the Pirahã
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2020-Jan-02podcast imageJohn Danaher, "Automation and Utopia: Human Flourishing in a World without Work" (Harvard UP, 2019)
The future is a constant focus of anxiety, and we are all familiar with the pressures that come distinctively from automation – the transformation by which tasks formerly assigned to humans come to be performed by machines. These days, the stakes seem to be higher, as technology now seems poised to render nearly all human labor obsolete. What lies in store for us, and for the flourishing and meani... (@NewBooksPhil, 69 minutes)
2020-Jan-01podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Human Being, Supreme Being, And Non-Being - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his fourth meditation. This episode discusses Descartes' assertion that the human being, considered in terms of the kind of being one is, is in a middle place between full being, i.e. the supreme being or God, and nothingness or non being. To support my ongoing work, g... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2020-Jan-01podcast image0G87: Blindsight and Moral Realism, Part 3
Another journey of epic proportions bringing us to a topic of epic proportions. Lurking in the back of Blindsight's narrative like a zombie space vampire robot are fundamental questions about who counts for moral consideration and whether morality even matters when dealing with beings like Rorschach. I feel like we're really getting to the heart of how screwed we are trying to answer these questio... (@0gPhilosophy, 48 minutes)
2020-Jan-01podcast imageShould children be given the vote?
Cambridge historian and host of the Talking Politics podcast, David Runciman, has put forward a radical proposal to extend the vote to children as young as six. Waleed Aly and Scott Stephens discuss whether this is just what is needed to recover a healthy democratic culture. (@RadioNational, 47 minutes)
2019-Dec-31podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Where Does Falsity Reside? - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his third meditation. This episode discusses where falsity or falsehood resides, the distinction between material and formal falsehood, and what falsehood is in our thoughts, affectivity, and judgements To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.co... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2019-Dec-31podcast imageIs Sexuality a Vehicle For Power? | Minna Salami, Rowan Pelling, Julia Long
From Cleopatra to Beyonce women have used sexuality to increase their power and influence. But many feminists warn that it is undermining to be seen as a sex object and some in the #MeToo movement propose culture should banish such behaviour. In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, Minna Salami, Rowan Pelling, and Julia Long debate whether sexuality is a vehicle for power or for subservience.... (@IAI_TV, 39 minutes)
2019-Dec-30podcast imageEpisode #137 ... John Rawls - A Theory of Justice
Today we discuss the work of John Rawls. (@iamstephenwest, 29 minutes)
2019-Dec-30podcast image#275 Marco Del Giudice: Evolutionary Psychopathology, Attachment, And Life History
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2019-Dec-30podcast imagePodcast episode 1: Pre-history of comparative-historical linguistics
The first series of the History and Philosophy of the Language Sciences Podcast looks at the history of modern linguistics. We begin in this episode by examining the pre-history of comparative-historical grammar. Download | Spotify | Apple Podcasts References for…Read more › (@hiphilangsci)
2019-Dec-30podcast image9/12/2019: Meena Dhanda on the Philosophical Foundations of Anti-Casteism
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2019-Dec-30podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Argument For God's Existence From Idea - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his third meditation. This episode discusses his argument for God's existence set out in that meditation. This argument starts from the idea of God, and considers the cause or origin of that idea. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sad... (@philosopher70, 16 minutes)
2019-Dec-30podcast image493: Ken Taylor Tribute
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/ken-taylor-... The Philosophy Talk team was deeply saddened by Ken Taylor's untimely passing earlier this month. Ken was the show's co-founder, longtime co-host, chief cheerleader, and guiding light. In this special episode, co-hosts Josh Landy and Debra Satz, along with host emeritus and co-creator John Perry, remember their colleague and friend. They als... (@philtalkradio, 52 minutes)
2019-Dec-29podcast imageEp. 232: Simone De Beauvoir's "The Second Sex" (Part Two)
Continuing Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex (1949) with guest Jennifer Hansen. How does one become a Subject and how do women traditionally get shut out of this process? We get into Vol. 2, "Lived Experience" where Beauvoir details how this drama unfolds in various stages of life. Also, religion, logic, the relation of biology to situation, and more. How do we modernize Beauvoir's critique give... (@PartiallyExLife, 64 minutes)
2019-Dec-29podcast imageSTM Podcast #34: Punching From The Shadows - Glen Sharp
On episode 34, we welcome boxer and writer Glen Sharp to discuss his boxing career, the necessity of fear, developing self-love and resilience by focusing on character instead of outcome, and his relationship with hall of fame boxer Yaqui Lopez, focusing on what he learned from him about overcoming failure. Glen Sharp's boxing career was a rise-and-fall story without so much rise in it. A sparring... (@seize_podcast, 82 minutes)
2019-Dec-29podcast imagePlato, Buddhism and storytelling
At a glance, Platonic philosophy and Buddhism might seem to have little in common. But their ideas on moral development and "turning the soul" towards reality have fascinating congruences. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Dec-29podcast imageEpisode 72, Plato’s Crito: Socrates in Prison (Part I - The Dialogue)
Have you ever considered the invisible power of the law? How a contract is signed without ever putting pen to paper? Do not underestimate the importance of that which cannot be seen or grasped, since you unknowingly benefit from its presence and would suffer greatly in its absence. Therefore, if the law has kept you safe for all your best years, should you look to criticise it the moment it accuse... (@ThePanpsycast, 45 minutes)
2019-Dec-29podcast imageHoP 339 - I’d Like to Thank the Academy - Florentine Platonism
The blossoming of Renaissance Platonism under the Medici, who supported the scholarship of Poliziano, Ficino, and Pico della Mirandola. (@HistPhilosophy, 22 minutes)
2019-Dec-28podcast imageTHE OVERLAPPING CONSENSUS with Kevin Vallier
Can politics move beyond a state of institutionalized aggression? Should liberalism be justified by appeals to a conception of the good or by public reason? (@PolPhilPod, 94 minutes)
2019-Dec-27podcast imageEV - 122 Better know Confucius with Bryan Van Norden
My guest this week is Bryan Van Norden (@BryanVanNorden), a prolific author and advocate for developing Western philosophy departments beyond their Eurocentric habits. We talk about the value of non-western philosophy generally and dive into Confucianism in particular.Invocation: ConfuciusEditing by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsyn.com/s02e02-rex-... by GW RodriguezSi... (@ETVPod, 71 minutes)
2019-Dec-27podcast image#274 Kevin Mitchell: Innate, How the Wiring of Our Brains Shapes Who We Are
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2019-Dec-27podcast imageMass Surveillance, Artificial Intelligence and New Legal Challenges
[This is the text of a talk I gave to the Irish Law Reform Commission Annual Conference in Dublin on the 13th of November 2018. You can listen to an audio version of this lecture here or using the embedded player above.]In the mid-19th century, a set of laws were created to address the menace that newly-invented automobiles and locomotives posed to other road users. One of the first such laws was ... (@JohnDanaher)
2019-Dec-26podcast image#273 David Puts: Sexual Dimorphism, Sexual Orientation, And Female Orgasm
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2019-Dec-26podcast imageTheism, Spirituality, Religion, Atheism, and Science — Are You an Anti-Theist?
A discussion for understanding theism, spirituality, religion, atheism, and science. A discussion where I then ask myself, am I an anti-theist? Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Twitte... (@philosophyguy2, 32 minutes)
2019-Dec-26podcast image012 – Merry Christmas
'Tis the season… for science and reason! Well, that's what the Victorians thought at least. Elena and Ian take a look at how science and Christmas became fashionable pals in the 19th Century. If you liked this episode, subscribing/following means you'll get the next one automatically. We'd love it if you could leave us a review on iTunes too. And if you want to get in touch with us, you can do tha... (@wondercupboard, 23 minutes)
2019-Dec-25podcast image0G86: Blindsight and the Value of Sentience, Part 2
Well, we're really in the philosophical soup of it now. Out here at the edge of the universe, doing B&Es on a Chinese Room filled with scramblers, not knowing if our sentience is the only thing worth saving our a sad joke that should be shuffled offstage in the gentlest way possible. Or maybe it already has been and we're too zombie to even notice. We're into the middle section of Blindsight, whic... (@0gPhilosophy, 52 minutes)
2019-Dec-25podcast imageFalse necessities: Is 'taste' enough to morally justify the mass slaughter of animals?
Is our culinary enjoyment enough to justify a complicity in cruelty which our fellow citizens find reprehensible? (@RadioNational, 48 minutes)
2019-Dec-24podcast imageEpisode 179: Talking Shit
David and Tamler wrap up the decade with an episode on trash-talking that morphs into a debate over the value of experimental inquiry. Participants in a lab put more effort into a slider task after they’re insulted by a confederate. Do experiments like these tell us anything about trash-talking in general? Can it explain the effect of Mike Tyson telling Lenox Lewis he’d eat his children, or of La... (@verybadwizards, 123 minutes)
2019-Dec-24podcast imageThe Problem with Paradoxes | Slavoj Žižek, Sophie Allen, Hilary Lawson
Once we assumed that reason and rationality would gradually uncover the truth. But from quantum mechanics to set theory, paradox it seems is found at the heart of our most revered theories and at the cornerstones of our thought. Are these paradoxes evidence that our theories are wrong and is it essential that they are overcome? In this episode of Philosophy for Our Times, Slavoj Žižek, Sophie All... (@IAI_TV, 36 minutes)
2019-Dec-23podcast image#272 Peter Ungar: The Evolution Of Teeth, And Our Diet
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2019-Dec-23podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Objective And Formal Reality - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his third meditation. This episode discusses the distinction he makes - absolutely central to the argument for God's existence that follows between what he calls "objective" and "formal" reality. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadl... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2019-Dec-23podcast imageEp. 232: Simone De Beauvoir's "The Second Sex" (Part One)
On Simone De Beauvoir’s The Second Sex (1949): the intro, conclusion, “Woman’s Situation and Character” and parts of “Lived Experience," with guest Jennifer Hansen. According to Beauvoir, Woman is historically conceived of by society (and herself) as "Other," as not a Subject who creates and makes decisions. Her life is pre-determined, revolving around marriage and child-bearing, and is so deforme... (@PartiallyExLife, 57 minutes)
2019-Dec-23podcast imageSTM Podcast #33: The Spirituality of Awe - Kirk Schneider
On episode 33, we welcome existential psychotherapist Kirk Schneider to discuss the sources of the major problems facing our culture: avoidance of negative emotions, fear of facing ourselves and the remnants of trauma, our disconnection from the awe of life, and technology’s influence on our ability to perceive the full complexity of who we are. Kirk Schneider is a leading spokesperson for contemp... (@seize_podcast, 58 minutes)
2019-Dec-22podcast imageHoliday Message 2019: On Publishing Books
Welcome to the second annual Mindscape Holiday Message! No substantive content or deep ideas, just me talking a bit about the state of the podcast and what’s on my mind. Since the big event for me in 2019 was the publication of Something Deeply Hidden, I thought it would be fun to talk about the process of writing and selling a popular book. Might be of interest to some of you out there!Minds... (@seanmcarroll, 66 minutes)
2019-Dec-22podcast imageFree speech crisis on campus?
With freedom of speech at Australian universities currently under governmental review, we explore the notion of free speech on campus. Should what gets said at universities - and who gets to say it - be regulated? And is the supposed "free speech crisis" just a front for the culture wars? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Dec-22podcast imageEpisode 71, Plato’s Apology: Socrates on Trial (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Gentleman of our most prestigious Court of Athens, may I praise your patience and diligence in the presentation of the prosecution. I, Meletus stand before you unequivocally convinced that the criminal is guilty as charged. The hideous, snub-nosed Socrates is charged with corrupting the young men of Athens with his rhetoric and poisonous oratory skill, an undeniable fact. Socrates also stands befo... (@ThePanpsycast, 37 minutes)
2019-Dec-22podcast imageHAP 42 - James Sidbury on African Identity
An interview with James Sidbury about the emergence of a self-conscious African identity in the diaspora. (@HistPhilosophy, 32 minutes)
2019-Dec-22podcast image436: Could the Laws of Physics Ever Change?
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/cou... From airplanes flying overhead to the cellular activity inside us, all events that take place in the world obey the laws of physics. Physicists seem to be getting closer and closer to understanding the physical laws that govern our universe. But what if our physical laws changed? Could that even be possible? How might changing of physical la... (@philtalkradio, 51 minutes)
2019-Dec-20podcast imageCRACK COCAINE with David Farber
I'm joined by the historian David Farber to discuss the social and political history of the crack epidemic. We discuss the drug's history, the panic surrounding it, the political response to it, and how that informed our current politics. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/PoliticalPhiloso... Buy 'Crack: Rock Cocaine, Street Capitalism, and Decade of Greed': https://www.amazon.com/Crack-C... (@PolPhilPod, 70 minutes)
2019-Dec-20podcast image#271 Alice Eagly: The Psychology Of Gender, And Gender Equality
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2019-Dec-20podcast image#16 Utilitarianism - Professor Peter Singer
In this episode, I have the pleasure of hosting Professor Peter Singer. Professor Singer gives an introduction to the theory of utilitarianism, the main arguments for it, and what major utilitarianists such as Bentham, Mill, Sidgwick, and Singer himself have contributed to the theory. Professor Singer also gives an overview of different types of utilitarianism and explains how utilitarianism is li... (@PremisePodcast, 25 minutes)
2019-Dec-20podcast imageAdriel M. Trott, "Aristotle on the Matter of Form: A Feminist Metaphysics of Generation" (Edinburgh UP, 2019)
In Aristotle on the Matter of Form: A Feminist Metaphysics of Generation (Edinburgh University Press, 2019), Adriel M. Trott argues for understanding the relationship of matter and form in Aristotle’s work on the model of a Möbius strip. With the figure of the Möbius strip, we can identify two planes at any particular point, but, taking in the figure as a whole, we see that those two sides are pro... (@NewBooksPhil, 58 minutes)
2019-Dec-19podcast imageWho are you the Average of? Understanding our Personal Relationships
Today we discuss some insights from Naval Ravikant. As we look to understand who we should surround ourselves with, you’ve probably encountered the phrase: “you’re the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” But what principles should those five people hold? What are you the average of? Let’s try to examine these questions. Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh mo... (@philosophyguy2, 15 minutes)
2019-Dec-19podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Innate, Adventious, And Produced Ideas - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his third meditation. This episode discusses an important distinction he makes in his work between three different types of ideas - innate, adventitious, and produced. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2019-Dec-19podcast image#270 Christopher Stringer: The Past And Future Of Human Evolution
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2019-Dec-19podcast imageEV - 121 Better Know an Aristotle with Aristotle
My guest this week is Aristotle (from the @AristotlesStgra account on twitter). He preferred to answer questions in the voice of Aristotle himself, which gives us a fun opportunity to get to know more about this hugely important philosopher in a classic dialogue sort of fashion. Hope you enjoy!Invocation: Aaron's voidEditing by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsyn.com/s02... (@ETVPod, 74 minutes)
2019-Dec-18podcast image0G85: Blindsight and Philosophical Zombies, Part 1
Okay, well, lets see if I can convey some information to you through this absurd thing we call sentience, using this even more absurd thing called language. I'll never know if any of this is getting through, or even if there is a through to get to. If you're a zombie (and there's no reason to assume you're not) this should still work out just as well as if you're conscious. So you'll respond with ... (@0gPhilosophy, 43 minutes)
2019-Dec-18podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - What Is Known Clearly & Distinctly - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his second meditation. This episode discusses one of the most important criteria for knowledge Descartes uses in his works, that of "clear and distinct ideas". To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direc... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2019-Dec-18podcast imageIs literary fiction necessary for the moral life?
What does a society lose when it neglects the moral discipline of reading literary fiction? (@RadioNational, 46 minutes)
2019-Dec-17podcast image67 - Rini on Deepfakes and the Epistemic Backstop
In this episode I talk to Dr Regina Rini. Dr Rini currently teaches in the Philosophy Department at York University, Toronto where she holds the Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Moral and Social Cognition. She has a PhD from NYU and before coming to York in 2017 was an Assistant Professor / Faculty Fellow at the NYU Center for Bioethics, a postdoctoral research fellow in philosophy at Oxford... (@JohnDanaher)
2019-Dec-17podcast imageThe End of the West | Linda Yueh, Rana Mitter, David Aaronovitch
Once, Britain was the dominant power, then the US. Now, with the largest economy in the world by purchasing power, it seems China's turn has come. Should we accept, even welcome, the passing of the West? Or is there a response that would enable the West to retain significance, if not the dominance it once had? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, Linda Yueh, Rana Mitter, and David Aaronovi... (@IAI_TV, 42 minutes)
2019-Dec-16podcast image#269 Colin Allen: Minds, Cognition, And Cognitive Ethology
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2019-Dec-16podcast image77 | Azra Raza on The Way We Should Fight Cancer
In the United States, more than one in five deaths is caused by cancer. The medical community has put enormous resources into fighting this disease, yet its causes and best treatments continue to be a puzzle. Azra Raza has been on both sides of the patient’s bed, as she puts it — both as an oncologist and expert in the treatment of Myelodisplastic Syndrome (MDS), and as a wife who lost her hu... (@seanmcarroll, 82 minutes)
2019-Dec-16podcast imageEp. 231: Descartes's "Discourse" on Wisdom and Certainty (Part Two)
Continuing on Descartes’s Discourse on Method, looking closely at part 4 (his proto-Meditations) and his "provisional" Stoic ethics. Listen to part one first or get the full, ad-free Citizen Edition. Please support PEL! End song: "My Real Fantasy" By Joe Louis Walker, as interviewed on Nakedly Examined Music #110. Sponsors: Get 20% off at nativedeodorant.com (code PEL), 20% off at hempfusion.com (... (@PartiallyExLife, 71 minutes)
2019-Dec-16podcast imagePeter Adamson, "Philosophy in the Islamic World: A History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps, Volume 3" (Oxford UP, 2019)
It is no easy task to survey and present a comprehensive history of philosophy of an entire intellectual tradition to a broad public audience without compromising on the scholarly rigor demanded by that history’s nuances. In an ambitious endeavor to do precisely that with the Islamic tradition, Peter Adamson masterfully shows how it can be done. His work, Philosophy in the Islamic World: A History... (@NewBooksPhil, 57 minutes)
2019-Dec-15podcast imageSTM Podcast #32: The Trap of Perfectionism: Is it Making Us Sick and How Do We Get Out? - Liz Dorval
On episode 32, we welcome back Liz Dorval to explore the widespread increase in perfectionism, why we believe we need to be perfect to be accepted, how it prevents us from achieving our goals, and what we can do to reduce its harmful affects on our lives. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man's soul. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor/P... (@seize_podcast, 75 minutes)
2019-Dec-15podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - The Piece Of Wax Of Example - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his second meditation. This discusses the famous "piece of wax" example and thought experiment that he uses to illustrate the nature of extended substance, and the relation between a thing and its properties. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patr... (@philosopher70, 15 minutes)
2019-Dec-15podcast imageThe Bonhoeffer moment
Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German pastor and theologian whose involvement in the plot to kill Hitler has given rise to the term "Bonhoeffer moment" - a crisis point where morally repugnant acts might be considered in order to head off greater evil. And these days, it seems everyone is having a Bonhoeffer moment. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Dec-15podcast imageEpisode 71, Plato’s Apology: Socrates on Trial (Part I - The Dialogue)
Gentleman of our most prestigious Court of Athens, may I praise your patience and diligence in the presentation of the prosecution. I, Meletus stand before you unequivocally convinced that the criminal is guilty as charged. The hideous, snub-nosed Socrates is charged with corrupting the young men of Athens with his rhetoric and poisonous oratory skill, an undeniable fact. Socrates also stands befo... (@ThePanpsycast, 58 minutes)
2019-Dec-15podcast imageHoP 338 - All About Eve - the Defense of Women
Refutation of misogyny in Moderate Fonte and Lucrezia Marinella. (@HistPhilosophy, 21 minutes)
2019-Dec-15podcast image434: Cognitive Bias
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/cognitive-b... Aristotle thought that rationality was the faculty that distinguished humans from other animals. However, psychological research shows that our judgments are plagued by systematic, irrational, unconscious errors known as ‘cognitive biases.’ In light of this research, can we really be confident in the superiority of human rationality? How muc... (@philtalkradio, 52 minutes)
2019-Dec-14podcast imageRUNNING AS A BERNIECRAT with Chris Armitage
I'm joined by congressional candidate Chris Armitage. We discuss his run, criminal justice reform, the progressive movement, Bernie's candidacy, the Bernie or bust phenomenon, and optimism for the future. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/PoliticalPhiloso... Armitage for Congress: https://armitageforcongress.com Donate to Chris's campaign: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/armita... ... (@PolPhilPod, 97 minutes)
2019-Dec-13podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - The Cogito And Thinking Being - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his second meditation. One of Descartes' most famous philosophical concepts is that of the "Cogito", "I think". This lecture explores the modes of thinking that Descartes discusses, and the relation between thinking and existence for the knowing subject. To support m... (@philosopher70, 11 minutes)
2019-Dec-13podcast imageEV - 120 Debating Scientific Racism with Dr. Mansa Keita
My guest this week is Dr. Mansa Keita (@rasmansa), a computer science PHD who spends a substantial amount of time engaging on academic twitter on issues like race that we've covered on the show before. We discuss his experiences with these conversations and why race is such a pervasive topic right now.Invocation: Michael Novak, Experience of NothingnessEditing by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his p... (@ETVPod, 66 minutes)
2019-Dec-13podcast image#268 Stephen Sanderson: Gender Roles, Marriage, And Parenthood Across Societies
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2019-Dec-12podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - The Evil Demon Hypothesis - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his first meditation. It examines one of the most famous ideas from that work, the notion of a "evil genius" or "evil demon" (malin genie)who is incredibly powerful, and who devotes all of its resources to deceiving Descartes about the existence of an external world, everyt... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2019-Dec-12podcast image#267 Richard Jean So: Cultural Analytics, Literary Studies, And Race
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2019-Dec-12podcast imageHuman Nature and Politics
What political views do we hold because of our perception of human nature? Ideas from Barry Schwartz: https://www.wired.co.uk/article/barry-sc... Ted Talk (https://www.ted.com/talks/barry_schwart... Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social ... (@philosophyguy2, 17 minutes)
2019-Dec-11podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - God, Causes, And Certainty - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his first meditation. It examines his consideration of the possibility that there is no God, the possible other causes for how things are, and the implications for the possibility of attaining certain knowledge. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.p... (@philosopher70, 10 minutes)
2019-Dec-11podcast imageEp. 72 Kierkegaard Part 4
This week Kierkegaard tells us that we really wouldn’t enjoy wealth, fame, power and glory …no, seriously, you’ll hate it so don’t even try. Giving it all away to the needy isn’t going to help either so don’t try that one on, you are only doing it to show off, so stop it, you aren’t fooling anyone. No, what you really need to do is take a giant leap into the unknown and see what happens. Go on, ju... (@PhilosophyWtf, 16 minutes)
2019-Dec-11podcast image0G84: A Subway named Mobius and Emergent Properties
Well, the level of meta connections involved in these show notes has gotten so interconnected it has formed a singularity of infinite metaness. If you're reading this you're sadly trapped in the meta and will not be able to escape until things get a bit more straightforward around here. We read A Subway named Mobius and Jeremiah Traeger joined us to discuss emergent properties and how absurd they ... (@0gPhilosophy, 42 minutes)
2019-Dec-11podcast image2019 — the year where nothing really mattered?
What stands out to you about 2019? This week, for the last show of 2019, Waleed and Scott discuss the year that was, what it all meant, and what it means for the future of our common life. (@RadioNational, 41 minutes)
2019-Dec-10podcast imageEpisode 178: Borges' Obsession-Obsession ("The Zahir")
David and Tamler happen across Jorge Luis Borges’ “The Zahir” and now they can’t stop thinking about it. What is the ‘Zahir’ – this object that can take many forms and that consumes the people who find it? What does it represent? Is it the fanaticism of being in love? The ever-present threat (and temptation) of idealism? A subtle critique of Christian theology? Is the Zahir a microcosm of everythi... (@verybadwizards, 101 minutes)
2019-Dec-10podcast imagePretty Much Pop #22: Untangling Time Travel
Time travel rules in The Terminator franchise are notoriously inconsistent. Can we change the future or not? Mark, Erica, and Brian are joined by Ken Gerber to talk through time travel rules and plots, covering the randomness of Dr. Who, being your own grandfather, time travel comedies, time loops, freezing time, historical tourism, and more. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content ... (@PartiallyExLife, 46 minutes)
2019-Dec-10podcast imageChristopher Peacocke, "The Primacy of Metaphysics" (Oxford UP, 2019)
A basic question in mind and metaphysics is the relation between the nature of mental content (or meaning) and the nature of the domains of entities and relations to which those contents refer or which they are about. Does an explanation of this relation require us to give meaning priority, or instead is the metaphysics of the domain always involved in explaining the content? In his new book, The ... (@NewBooksPhil, 64 minutes)
2019-Dec-10podcast imageThe Dark and the Digital | Nigel Inkster, Ella Whelan, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Janne Teller
The anonymity of the internet has enabled an epidemic of abuse. Was Hobbes right after all, and humankind are at core wicked and requiring constraint? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, former director at MI6 Nigel Inkster, assistant editor at Spiked Ella Whelan, renowned journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, and novelist Janne Teller ask should we abolish online anonymity to create a better... (@IAI_TV, 36 minutes)
2019-Dec-09podcast image#266 Lyn Wadley: Archaeology, And The Evolution of Human Cognition
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2019-Dec-09podcast image76 | Ned Hall on Possible Worlds and the Laws of Nature
It’s too easy to take laws of nature for granted. Sure, gravity is pulling us toward Earth today; but how do we know it won’t be pushing us away tomorrow? We extrapolate from past experience to future expectation, but what allows us to do that? “Humeans” (after David Hume, not a misspelling of “human”) think that what exists is just what actually happens in the universe, and the laws are simply co... (@seanmcarroll, 86 minutes)
2019-Dec-09podcast imageEp. 231: Descartes's "Discourse" on Wisdom and Certainty (Part One)
On René Descartes’s Discourse on Method (1637), an overview of his work that distills his method, outlines his famous Meditations, presents a provisional (Stoic) ethics, and considers whether he wants to be a public intellectual. This is all meant as a preface to scientific publications on geometry, optics, and meteors. Don't wait for part two; get the unbroken, ad-free Citizen Edition now. Please... (@PartiallyExLife, 45 minutes)
2019-Dec-08podcast image"What is it Like to be a University President?"
Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with John Ettling, recently retired president of Plattsburgh State University, and former provost at the University of North Dakota. (@whyradioshow, 89 minutes)
2019-Dec-08podcast imageSTM Podcast #31: Challenging Implicit Racist and Sexist Beliefs - Keith Frankish
On episode 31, we welcome back philosopher Keith Frankish to learn about belief formation, how we make decisions, how to form healthier habits, and how we can effectively challenge racist and sexist beliefs. Keith Frankish is a British philosopher specializing in philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology, and philosophy of cognitive science. He is an Honorary Reader at the University of Sheffie... (@seize_podcast, 93 minutes)
2019-Dec-08podcast imageHappy?
What is happiness, and why are we incapable of getting a fix on it? Is the happiness industry really in the business of making us unhappy? And can philosophy help? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Dec-08podcast imageEpisode 70, Plato's Euthyphro: Socrates Accused (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Did you hear the news of Socrates? He’s finally to answer for his sophistry! At last, the great lampooning, moral gadfly is to stand before the Court of Athens and answer for his crimes. To think, one could have the audacity to trade in talentless talk and lies, to lead our youth astray, and deny our gods, only to play the fool once more, and plead ignorance when his number is called. Oh, magnific... (@ThePanpsycast, 45 minutes)
2019-Dec-08podcast imageHAP 41 - Should I Stay or Should I Go? - The Colonization Controversy
Questions of political autonomy and group identity in the emigration movement led by Paul Cuffe, Daniel Coker, John Russwurm and others. (@HistPhilosophy, 22 minutes)
2019-Dec-07podcast image#15 What is Political Realism? - Brad Berwin
In this episode, I host Brad Berwin, a postgraduate student in Philosophy at the University of Durham. We introduce the theory of political realism, its roots, fundamental ideas and how it is related to the current political climate. In addition, we comment on how political realism can address certain liberalist challenges. Brad further presents and defends an account of modus vivendi which he arg... (@PremisePodcast, 54 minutes)
2019-Dec-07podcast imageRobbie Kubala (UC Santa Cruz): “Practice-Based Accounts of Aesthetic Normativity”
Robbie Kubala (UC Santa Cruz) presents “Practice-Based Accounts of Aesthetic Normativity” at Senate House in London (06/12/2019, 16-18:00) for the London Aesthetics Forum. Please do not cite or reproduce without permission. (@aestheticsforum)
2019-Dec-07podcast imageCAMPUS POLITICS With Stanley Fish
Should academia be political? Does social-justice have a place on Campus? Does anti-foundationalism imply a particular view of these culture war issues? Stanley Fish and I discuss. (@PolPhilPod, 72 minutes)
2019-Dec-07podcast image435: Driverless Cars at the Moral Crossroads
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/driverless-... Autonomous vehicles are quickly emerging as the next innovation that will change society in radical ways. Champions of this new technology say that driverless cars, which are programed to obey the law and avoid collisions, will be safer than human controlled vehicles. But how do we program these vehicles to act ethically? Should we trust com... (@philtalkradio, 12 minutes)
2019-Dec-06podcast image#265 Reinout de Vries: Personality, The HEXACO, And Communication Styles
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2019-Dec-06podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - Geometry, Mathematics, And Doubt - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his first meditation. It examines his deepening of methodological doubt by extending it beyond the senses to calling mathematics and geometry (and all other modes of knowledge based on them) into doubt To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.co... (@philosopher70, 11 minutes)
2019-Dec-06podcast image(sub)Text: A Discussion of Todd Phillips' Film "Joker"
Wes Alwan and William Sharp (psychoanalyst and professor at Northeastern) discuss the film at the Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis. Why has this film done so well? It offers no spectacle, and good doesn't triumph. It is psychologically true and expertly performed. The audience can enjoy tragedy and identify deeply with a social outcast and villain. The film successfully exploits the relat... (@PartiallyExLife, 74 minutes)
2019-Dec-06podcast image66 - Wong on Confucianism, Robots and Moral Deskilling
In this episode I talk to Dr Pak-Hang Wong. Pak is a philosopher of technology and works on ethical and political issues of emerging technologies. He is currently a research associate at the Universitat Hamburg. He received his PhD in Philosophy from the University of Twente in 2012, and then held academic positions in Oxford and Hong Kong. In 2017, he joined the Research Group for Ethics in Infor... (@JohnDanaher)
2019-Dec-05podcast imageIs Your Reality Highly Subjective?
And the important lesson we can learn from this understanding. Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Twitter: https://twitter.com/brendenweber_ Email List: https://bit.ly/2rKz8Zn Faceb... (@philosophyguy2, 16 minutes)
2019-Dec-05podcast image#264 Kevin Zollman: Game Theory, Evolutionary Biology, And Social Dynamics
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2019-Dec-05podcast imageEp88 - School Was Our Life
In this 88th episode of Philosophy Bakes Bread, “School Was Our Life,” Dr. Jane Roland Martin, author of School Was Our Life (2018), joins Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio to talk about progressive education. Dr. Jane Roland Martin is professor Emerita of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She has published many books on philosophy, education, and gender and received a Gugge... (@PhilosophyBB, 77 minutes)
2019-Dec-05podcast imageEpisode 121: Aaron Ben Ze'ev discusses the arc of love
In this episode, Matt Teichman and Julia Liu talk to Aaron Ben Ze'ev (University of Haifa) about lifelong romantic love. What is love? Is it just a private feeling that each individual person experiences, or is it something that crucially involves multiple people? Our guest argues that although it is primarily a feeling, it is also something that emerges out of the interaction between two people. ... (@ElucidationsPod, 42 minutes)
2019-Dec-05podcast imageEV - 119 Discordianism with Brian Henriksen
My guest this week is my longtime friend Brian Henriksen, who joins me to discuss our shared love of Discordianism, the most important of all parody religions. The convo is a bit chaotic as befits the material.Principia Discordia: https://www.principiadiscordia.com/book/... Apocrypha Discordia pg.9Editing by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsyn.com/s02e02-rex-... by GW Ro... (@ETVPod, 63 minutes)
2019-Dec-05podcast imageJulia Maskivker, "The Duty to Vote" (Oxford UP, 2019)
When asked what democracy is, many of us instantly think of elections, and thus voting. Although we tend to see voting as central to democracy, we also think that voting is optional – a commendable activity that a citizen might choose to do, but one that can be omitted blamelessly. What’s more, political theorists and philosophers tend to regard voting as irrational, reckless, or worse. Some have ... (@NewBooksPhil, 65 minutes)
2019-Dec-04podcast imageSartre: On Living in Bad Faith
And the power of living in good faith. Let's analyze Jean-Paul Sartre. Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Twitter: https://twitter.com/brendenweber_ Email List: https://bit.ly/2rKz8Zn... (@philosophyguy2, 25 minutes)
2019-Dec-04podcast imageEP.71 Kierkegaard Part 3
This week, for your delectation and delight Danny and Mike bring you love, yes love, spelt L-O-V-E. Listen in as Kierkegaard - you know, that dude who kicked his girlfriend to the curb for the sake of his work? Yeah that guy - provides us with relationship advice. Take a leap of faith, he says, don’t depend on reason he says, it’s all good, he says. Is he right? Do we diminish the important stuff ... (@PhilosophyWtf, 18 minutes)
2019-Dec-04podcast image0G83: The Society and The State of Nature and Game Theory
::blows the conch shell of fan service:: In the spirt of social cohesion, we provide you with a triple dose of fan service. We present The Society, a much requested A- tweets in a bottle series, and we explain how it perfectly encapsulates the war of bro against bro that would arise in the absence of the social contract. To sweeten the deal, we even throw in some prisoners dilemmas and stag hunts ... (@0gPhilosophy, 47 minutes)
2019-Dec-04podcast imageThe dangers of 'clipification'
The media has always been in the business of isolating and mass circulating 'newsworthy' pieces or slivers of reality. But we are living in an age of 'clipification', where reality itself is broken up into highlights tailor-made to be shared and viewed again and again. What does democracy look like in an age of 'clipification'? (@RadioNational, 51 minutes)
2019-Dec-03podcast imageRene Descartes, Meditations - The Senses, Dreams, And Doubt - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 16th century philosopher Rene Descartes' work The Meditations on First Philosophy, and focuses on his first meditation. It examines his discussion of what we can call into doubt. Descartes holds that anything that comes to us through the senses can be doubted, as can the fact that we are currently awakes and not dreaming. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patre... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2019-Dec-03podcast imageThe Future of Thought | Julian Baggini, Vivienne Shue, Jamie Whyte
Few now doubt that China will soon eclipse the US to become the world's largest economy. Is the sun setting on Western ideas as well as Western economies? In this episode of Philosophy for our Time, philosopher Julian Baggini, politician and academic Jamie Whyte, and Professor of Contemporary China Studies at Oxford University, Vivienne Shue, discuss the future of Western and Chinese thought. (@IAI_TV, 35 minutes)
2019-Dec-03podcast imageAlberto Cairo, "How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information" (Norton, 2019)
We’ve all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, but what if we don’t understand what we’re looking at? Social media has made charts, infographics, and diagrams ubiquitous―and easier to share than ever. We associate charts with science and reason; the flashy visuals are both appealing and persuasive. Pie charts, maps, bar and line graphs, and scatter plots (to name a few) can better infor... (@NewBooksPhil, 58 minutes)
2019-Dec-02podcast image#263 Mark Alfano: Virtue Ethics, And Moral Psychology
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2019-Dec-02podcast image75 | Max Tegmark on Reality, Simulation, and the Multiverse
We've talked a lot recently about the Many Worlds of quantum mechanics. That’s one kind of multiverse that physicists often contemplate. There is also the cosmological multiverse, which we talked about with Brian Greene. Today’s guest, Max Tegmark, has thought a great deal about both of those ideas, as well as a more ambitious and speculative one: the Mathematical Multiverse, in which we imagine t... (@seanmcarroll, 72 minutes)
2019-Dec-02podcast imageHornless Cattle - is Gene Editing the Best Solution?
In this talk, Prof. Peter Sandøe argues that, from an ethical viewpoint, gene editing is the best solution to produce hornless cattle. There are, however, regulatory hurdles. Presented at the workshop 'Gene Editing and Animal Welfare, 19 Nov. 2019, Oxford - organised by the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, funded by the Society for Applied Philosophy. (@ethicsinthenews, 32 minutes)
2019-Dec-02podcast imageEp. 230: Bruno Latour on Science, Culture, and Modernity (Part Two)
Continuing on Latour's We Have Never Been Modern (1993) with guest Lynda Olman. Latour rejects the idea of objective truth totally apart from perceivers, so is he an idealist? We lay out the "Constitution" of modernity that keeps science and politics separate, how it makes it difficult for us to address issues like climate change, and what Latour thinks should replace it. Start with part 1 or get ... (@PartiallyExLife, 61 minutes)
2019-Dec-02podcast imageRainer Maria Rilke, Letters To A Young Poet - Time, Patience, And Growth - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century poet, novelist, and philosopher, Rainer Maria Rilke's work Letters to a Young Poet, and examines in particular his discussion of the need for time and patience for growth of a human being. The most important and essential things cannot be forced and don't take place on a time-table To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sad... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2019-Dec-01podcast imageKeith Frankish Exposes the Illusion of Consciousness
‘Qualia’, the subjective qualities of experience, are the bedrock of some theories of consciousness - but they are a fiction according to my guest in this episode. With great charm and passion, Keith Frankish makes the case for ‘illusionism’. 0:54 We kick off chatting about Keith’s humorous definition of a philosopher as ‘an expert in everything and nothing.’ That leads us to Wilfrid Sellar’s famo... (@NSthepodcast, 73 minutes)
2019-Dec-01podcast imageSTM Podcast #30: Stressed in the U.S. - Meg Van Deusen, PhD
On episode 30, we welcome clinical psychologist Dr. Meg Van Deusen to discuss the widespread increase in anxiety and tech addiction, how they relate to our relationships with others, and how to reduce loneliness and depression through compassion, empathy, and connectivity. Her new book is called Stressed in the U.S.: 12 Tools to Tackle Anxiety, Loneliness, Tech-Addiction, and More. Amazon Link For... (@seize_podcast, 82 minutes)
2019-Dec-01podcast image011 – Vaccines and Power
Vaccines are great, but not everyone agrees. Elena and Ian take a jab at finding out why and when we began our preoccupation with inoculation. If you liked this episode, subscribing/following means you'll get the next one automatically. We'd love it if you could leave us a review on iTunes too. And if you want to get in touch with us, you can do that at wondercupboard.com. (@wondercupboard, 51 minutes)
2019-Dec-01podcast imagePhilosophy in the wake of Empire part 5: Tracks of thought
As a young girl, Aileen Moreton-Robinson learned to track in the bush, and this was the beginning of her philosophical education, as she learned how all things are connected. Today she sees Western thought as disconnected, disjointed, and badly in need of a relational approach that might get us talking properly about race and power. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Dec-01podcast imageEpisode 70, Plato's Euthyphro: Socrates Accused (Part I - The Dialogue)
Did you hear the news of Socrates? He’s finally to answer for his sophistry! At last, the great lampooning, moral gadfly is to stand before the Court of Athens and answer for his crimes. To think, one could have the audacity to trade in talentless talk and lies, to lead our youth astray, and deny our gods, only to play the fool once more, and plead ignorance when his number is called. Oh, magnific... (@ThePanpsycast, 57 minutes)
2019-Dec-01podcast imageHoP 337 - More Rare Than the Phoenix - Italian Women Humanists
Cassandra Fedele, Isotta Nogarola, and Laura Cereta seek fame and glory through eloquence and learning. (@HistPhilosophy, 21 minutes)
2019-Dec-01podcast image432: Habermas and Democracy
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/hab... Jürgen Habermas is regarded as one of the last great public intellectuals of Europe and a major contributor to the philosophy of democracy. A member of the Frankfurt School, Habermas argues that humans can have rational communication that will lead to the democratization of society and consensus. But should we be so optimistic? Why does Habe... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2019-Nov-30podcast imageRationally Speaking #244 - Stephanie Lepp and Buster Benson on "Seeing other perspectives, with compassion"
This episode features a pair of interviews on a similar topic: First, Stephanie Lepp (host of the Reckonings podcast) discusses what she's learned from interviewing people who had a serious change of heart, or "reckoning," including a former Neo-nazi and a former sex offender. What causes a reckoning? Second, Buster Benson (author of Why Are We Yelling? The art of productive disagreement) shares h... (@Rspodcast, 42 minutes)
2019-Nov-30podcast imageRainer Maria Rilke, Letters To A Young Poet - Sex, Love, And Development - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century poet, novelist, and philosopher, Rainer Maria Rilke's work Letters to a Young Poet, and examines in particular his discussion of the meaning, potentials, and dangers of sex and love, particularly for the young, who have yet to develop themselves fully. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make ... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2019-Nov-29podcast imageFREE SPEECH With Stanley Fish
Is free speech a coherent idea? is there a neutral standard to decide if something is hate speech? How should we conceptualize liberalism, and how should we argue for it in the age of Trump? Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/PoliticalPhiloso... Buy The First https://www.amazon.com/First-Speech-Camp... (@PolPhilPod, 73 minutes)
2019-Nov-29podcast image#262 Indre Viskontas: The Psychology of Music
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2019-Nov-29podcast image4/11/2019: Colleen Murphy on Principled Compromises
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2019-Nov-29podcast imageRainer Maria Rilke, Letters To A Young Poet - Sadness And Transformation - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century poet, novelist, and philosopher, Rainer Maria Rilke's work Letters to a Young Poet, and examines in particular his discussion of the nature and meaning of sadness. Rilke does not view all sadness as negative, and suggests that some experiences of that emotion may be ways in which we prepare for self-transformation To support my ongoing work, go to my P... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2019-Nov-28podcast image#261 Noam Chomsky: Cognitive Revolution, Piaget, Foucault, And Evolutionary Psychology
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2019-Nov-28podcast imageEV - 118 Community Parkour with Kel Glaister
My guest this week is Kel Glaister, an instructor with Melbourne in Motion. We discuss her use of parkour and other exercise activities as a way to build inclusive communities and manage challenges like depression.Melbourne in Motion: https://www.melbinmotion.com/Invocation: Justin K. McFarlane BeauEditing by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsyn.com/s02e02-rex-... by GW R... (@ETVPod, 55 minutes)
2019-Nov-27podcast imageEp.70 Kierkegaard Part 2
This week Danny gets caught speeding and has to do a speed awareness course - why is Kierkegaard there? How fast is an existential decision? As the Dane puts his foot hard down and leaves Hegel at the lights in a cloud of rubber and dust we ask the question, who is navigating for him? Is there such a thing as an existential SatNav and if there is does it simply say, "Recalculating" all the time? ... (@PhilosophyWtf, 22 minutes)
2019-Nov-27podcast image0G82: Dr. Who's Girl in the Fireplace and the AI Alignment Problem
My usual urge to be snarky here is tempered by concern that we're already about to get teabagged into some hot water for our treatment of the good Dr. Who. Please forgive us our Yankness, and maybe consider a more moderate position for your media output, somewhere between 6 episodes a show and 6,000. Feels like there's room for some middle ground there. Oh right, enough meta banter, we watched Dr.... (@0gPhilosophy, 49 minutes)
2019-Nov-27podcast imageWhat’s wrong with swearing?
These days, mass culture, movies, commercial television, music, novels are awash with language that once would have been deemed beyond the pale. Does it still make sense to speak of 'obscene language'? What makes words 'obscene'? Can obscene language be used in such a way that removes the taint from what they refer to? (@RadioNational, 46 minutes)
2019-Nov-26podcast imageEpisode 177: Pure Linguistic Chauvinism
Tamler learns something new about menstruation. David weighs in on the democratic debates and the impeachment hearings. Then we map the various social and political factions onto the factions in our respective fields. Who are establishment neoliberals of philosophy, and who are the white feminists? What about the IDWs of psychology – and the Chads and Stacys? Finally we get serious and break dow... (@verybadwizards, 125 minutes)
2019-Nov-26podcast imageIn Search of Freedom | Julian Baggini, Paul Broks, Hilary Lawson, Hannah Dawson
Constrained by our genes, manipulated by technology and the cultural zeitgeist, there seems little space left for individual freedom. Should we conclude that the very idea of freedom was a mistake? Or is this a madness that threatens our personal lives and the culture on which the West was built? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, Julian Baggini, Paul Broks, Hilary Lawson and H... (@IAI_TV, 35 minutes)
2019-Nov-25podcast image#260 Kathleen Stock: Fiction, And Transgenderism
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2019-Nov-25podcast imageEp. 230: Bruno Latour on Science, Culture, and Modernity (Part One)
On Latour's We Have Never Been Modern (1993) with guest Lynda Olman. What's the "modern" ideology of science, and is there something we should critique about it? Latour wants us to think about science not abstractly through the eternal truths it supposedly discovers, but through the concrete practices of scientists. He investigates the Modern Constitution by which science and politics are kept con... (@PartiallyExLife, 49 minutes)
2019-Nov-25podcast image74 | Stephen Greenblatt on Stories, History, and Cultural Poetics
An infinite number of things happen; we bring structure and meaning to the world by making art and telling stories about it. Every work of literature created by human beings comes out of an historical and cultural context, and drawing connections between art and its context can be illuminating for both. Today’s guest, Stephen Greenblatt, is one of the world’s most celebrated literary scholars, fam... (@seanmcarroll, 66 minutes)
2019-Nov-25podcast imageDo you want to become a vampire?
Would you like to live forever? Molly and Carl like the idea of being immortal. The upsides: you won’t ever die, you’ll never run out of time to try new things and meet new people. The downsides: drinking blood and sleeping in a coffin, and your non-vampire friends will all leave you when they die. So, would immortality be worth it? And how can you make a decision about something so hugely differe... (@matthewtbeard, 29 minutes)
2019-Nov-25podcast imageShould we ban families?
Why do some kids get all the luck? It doesn’t seem fair that some children are born into families with lots of love and support while others don't get any, or don’t have a family at all. The philosopher Plato had a pretty wild idea for how to fix this unfairness — get rid of families! He said if we did that, people would care more about all children, not just their own. What do you think? Would th... (@matthewtbeard, 25 minutes)
2019-Nov-25podcast imageShould you give up your teddy bear?
Do you have a teddy, a doll or a rug that is, or was, very important to you? We are told that as we grow up we need to get rid of ‘babyish’ things like that, but do we really? And if we lose our teddy or give it away, is it alright to feel sad about it? We hear about teddies and other things which were important to Molly, Carl and Matt and find out who kept theirs and why. (@matthewtbeard, 22 minutes)
2019-Nov-25podcast imageWhat is discrimination and is it always bad?
One of the best places to be on a hot summer's day is cooling off in a swimming pool. But until the 1960s Aboriginal people were not allowed to swim in the local pool in Moree, in country New South Wales. They were excluded because of a reason that had nothing to do with the ability to swim. They were excluded only because they were Aboriginal. So what is discrimination and what makes it bad? (@matthewtbeard, 20 minutes)
2019-Nov-25podcast imageDid Carl really see a UFO?
Carl is excited because he saw a UFO last night. He can't believe it! (And neither can Molly, but for different reasons). But should we believe Carl and if not, why not? How do we decide if something is true or not? What sort of evidence do we need? (@matthewtbeard, 24 minutes)
2019-Nov-24podcast imageRainer Maria Rilke, Letters To A Young Poet - Conventions and Superficiality - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century poet, novelist, and philosopher, Rainer Maria Rilke's work Letters to a Young Poet, and examines in particular his diagnoses of superficiality and sterility coming from a reliance upon conventions and a conventional way of life. This can be an issue even for those who aim to avoid or escape conventions, as they fall into yet another set of conventions. ... (@philosopher70, 17 minutes)
2019-Nov-24podcast imageE40: Maniraptoran Gravy -The Dinosaur Episode
Tastes like chicken! What does? Dinosaurs… Happy Harrahdays, -Dawdlers (@dawdlerspodcast, 63 minutes)
2019-Nov-24podcast imagePhilosophy in the wake of Empire part 4: Africa
Africa has a history of rich and ancient philosophical traditions. Those traditions were rendered invisible by European colonisers, who sought to overlay Africa's past with the values of the Enlightenment. Today, African philosophy is being uncovered and introduced to the West - but is the West listening? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Nov-24podcast imageEpisode 69, ‘Galileo's Error’ with Philip Goff (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Galileo Galilei is widely considered to be the father of modern science and one of the greatest philosophers to have lived. Galileo played a pivotal role in the developments of the scientific revolution, overturning key tenants of Aristotelian physics and most significantly, advocating mathematics as the language of science. For Galileo, the physics of the past was plagued with unhelpful sensory q... (@ThePanpsycast, 56 minutes)
2019-Nov-24podcast imageHAP 40 - American Africans - Early Black Institutions in the US
Building black institutions in early American history, with Prince Hall and the Masons in Boston, and Richard Allen and the Methodists in Philadelphia. (@HistPhilosophy, 22 minutes)
2019-Nov-24podcast image431: Nonhuman Rights
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/nonhuman-ri... Human rights—like freedom from discrimination and slavery— are fundamental rights and freedoms that every person enjoys simply because they're human. But what about other animals, like monkeys, elephants, and dolphins? Should they enjoy similar fundamental rights? If we can extend the legal notion of personhood to inanimate, abstract objects... (@philtalkradio, 12 minutes)
2019-Nov-23podcast imageRainer Maria Rilke, Letters To A Young Poet - Developing Solitude - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century poet, novelist, and philosopher, Rainer Maria Rilke's work Letters to a Young Poet, and examines in particular his discussion of whether criticism can actually address art or not, and why that is the case. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www... (@philosopher70, 19 minutes)
2019-Nov-22podcast imageA PROGRESSIVE SENATE with Senator Sherrod Brown
Has the Senate been a barrier to progressive reform in America? Is it an institution at odds with our current political culture? I discuss this as well as impeachment, partisanship, and post 2020 with the senior senator from Ohio, Sherrod Brown. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/PoliticalPhiloso... Desk 88: https://www.amazon.com/Desk-88-Progressi... (@PolPhilPod, 39 minutes)
2019-Nov-22podcast image#259 Tyler Volk: From Quarks to Culture
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2019-Nov-22podcast image65 - Vold on How We Can Extend Our Minds With AI
In this episode I talk to Dr Karina Vold. Karina is a philosopher of mind, cognition, and artificial intelligence. She works on the ethical and societal impacts of emerging technologies and their effects on human cognition. Dr Vold is currently a postdoctoral Research Associate at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, a Research Fellow at the Faculty of Philosophy, and a Digital Ch... (@JohnDanaher)
2019-Nov-21podcast image#258 Mark Silcox: The Experience Machine, Simulation, And Videogames
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2019-Nov-21podcast imageEV - 117 Letters.Wiki with Clyde Rathbone
My guest this week is Clyde Rathbone (@ClydeRathbone), co-founder of the social discourse site letter.wiki, where people can engage each other in constructive dialogue through a long form letter writing format. We discuss the origin of the project and its impact on people's style of engagement.Clyde's Website: Letter.WikiInvocation: Thomas MertonEditing by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: htt... (@ETVPod, 60 minutes)
2019-Nov-20podcast imageDo the Clothes Maketh the Human?
Shahidha Bari/ Yashka Jessica Moore/ Heather Widdows Listen here or on YouTube Does fashion allow us to express our individuality or is it a case of the Emperor’s new clothing? Can we judge a book by... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2019-Nov-20podcast imageRainer Maria Rilke, Letters To A Young Poet - Criticism And Art - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the 20th century poet, novelist, and philosopher, Rainer Maria Rilke's work Letters to a Young Poet, and examines in particular his discussion of whether criticism can actually address art or not, and why that is the case. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2019-Nov-20podcast imageSacred and Profane Love Episode 18: Carrying the Flame
Sacred and Profane Love Episode 18: Carrying the Flame by Sacred and Profane Love (@jennfrey, 55 minutes)
2019-Nov-20podcast imageEp. 69 Kierkegaard
This week, listen in as the salon doors swing open and Kierkegaard enters the room sporting black eyeliner and listening to Cradle of Filth. Be amazed as he deliberately sits in Hegel’s seat and chats up his girlfriend only to abandon her at the end of the evening with the line “it’s not you, it’s me”. Is he moody and interesting or just an emo kid who needs to get a grip? Are we authentic individ... (@PhilosophyWtf, 20 minutes)
2019-Nov-20podcast image0G81: HBO's Watchmen and Reparations
An excerpt from Rorschach's rebooted journal: Viewers are afraid of HBO, for it has seen their true faces. The shows are extended gutters and the gutters are full of blood and boobies and when the drains finally scab over, all the bingers will drown. The accumulated filth of high budget, high concept sex and murder will foam up about their waists, and all the millennials and the boomers who's log ... (@0gPhilosophy, 50 minutes)
2019-Nov-20podcast imageSTM Podcast #29: Optimism vs Pessimism
On episode 29, Alen and Leon explore the benefits and downsides of optimistic and pessimistic thinking, how to cultivate healthier thinking patterns, and share their personal story of their podcast journey. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man's soul. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor/Psychotherapist — specializing in Existential Psyc... (@seize_podcast, 84 minutes)
2019-Nov-20podcast imageFalse necessities: Is economic growth a moral good?
Is economic growth a virtuous circle or a Faustian treadmill that benefits some and immiserates others (human and not)? (@RadioNational, 48 minutes)
2019-Nov-19podcast imageTribal Identity and Tribal Conflict | David Blunkett, Dawn Butler, Phillip Blond
Identity politics has become ever more influential. Does our desire to belong to one tribe or another make conflict with others inevitable? Could we do away with tribal allegiances and see ourselves as part of the same human family? Or are group identities based on class, race, sexuality or nationality the only effective vehicles for political change? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, ... (@IAI_TV, 44 minutes)
2019-Nov-18podcast imageThe Problems with Ideology
With the help of ideas from Jiddu Krishnamurti and Hannah Arendt, let's examine the problems with ideology. And let's consider rethinking those things we so passionately thought we knew. Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord... (@philosophyguy2, 20 minutes)
2019-Nov-18podcast image#257 Tania Reynolds: Intrasexual Competition, Moral Typecasting, And Victim Sanctification
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2019-Nov-18podcast imageEp. 229: Descartes's Rules for Thinking (Part Three)
Concluding René Descartes's Rules for Direction of the Mind (1628). We finish rule 12 through the end, talking about simples, the faculties of intuition and judgment, perception and imagination, necessary vs. contingent truths, and how to do Cartesian science, including what constitutes a "perfectly understood problem." Start with part one, or get the full, ad-free Citizen Edition. Please support ... (@PartiallyExLife, 58 minutes)
2019-Nov-18podcast image492: Sanctuary Cities
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/sanctuary-c... In the U.S. there are over 500 sanctuary cities—municipalities that limit their cooperation with the federal government’s immigration law enforcement. Although opponents portray sanctuary cities as besieged by crime, empirical data does not bear out such claims. But what actually justifies sanctuary policies in the first place? Do appeals to... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2019-Nov-18podcast image73 | Grimes (c) on Music, Creativity, and Digital Personae
Changing technologies have always affected how we produce and enjoy art, and music might be the most obvious example. Radio and recordings made it easy for professional music to be widely disseminated, but created a barrier to its creation. Nowadays computers are helping to reverse that trend, allowing casual users to create slick songs of their own. Not everyone is equally good at it, however; Gr... (@seanmcarroll, 78 minutes)
2019-Nov-17podcast imageCriticism of Plato's Doctrine of the Forms - Aristotle, Metaphysics, Book 1 - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle' work, the Metaphysics, focusing on his discussion in book 1 focusing on his criticisms of Plato's doctrine of forms. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/ReasonIO You can find over 1500 philosophy videos... (@philosopher70, 20 minutes)
2019-Nov-17podcast imagePhilosophy in the wake of Empire pt. 3: Missionary feminism
Feminist arguments in the West have been used to advance imperialist projects that inflict suffering on women in Iraq and Afghanistan. And the Western feminist focus on individual rights can be disastrous when played out in non-Western contexts. Is it time to rethink “missionary feminism”? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Nov-17podcast imageEpisode 69, ‘Galileo's Error’ with Philip Goff (Part I - Foundations for a New Science of Consciousness)
Galileo Galilei is widely considered to be the father of modern science and one of the greatest philosophers to have lived. Galileo played a pivotal role in the developments of the scientific revolution, overturning key tenants of Aristotelian physics and most significantly, advocating mathematics as the language of science. For Galileo, the physics of the past was plagued with unhelpful sensory q... (@ThePanpsycast, 58 minutes)
2019-Nov-17podcast imageHoP 336 - We Built This City - Christine de Pizan
Christine de Pizan's political philosophy, epistemology, and the refutation of misogyny in her "City of Ladies". (@HistPhilosophy, 21 minutes)
2019-Nov-16podcast imageE39: We Don't Need No Stinking Badges - Whitehead on Laws of Nature
Metaphysical outlaws? Does our universe operate according to some set or other of fixed, eternal rules? Enforced by whom/what? Could these "laws" themselves "evolve"? This week the Dawdlers consider some lawlike generalizations from Alfred North Whitehead's book Adventures of Ideas where he presents a quadruple of suggestions for how "laws" might function metaphysically, and how various influe... (@dawdlerspodcast, 64 minutes)
2019-Nov-16podcast imageThe Problems with Christianity
The aspects of Christianity I could never overcome. Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Twitter: https://twitter.com/brendenweber_ Email List: https://bit.ly/2rKz8Zn Facebook: https:... (@philosophyguy2, 20 minutes)
2019-Nov-16podcast imageCarolyn Dicey Jennings Live!
Join me for a discussion with Carolyn Dicey Jennings, an associate professor of philosophy and cognitive science at UC Merced, as we discuss themes from her upcoming book The Attending Mind. Carolyn’s website The Attending Mind (@onemorebrown)
2019-Nov-16podcast imageEscaping Skinner's Box: AI and the New Era of Techno-Superstition
[The following is the text of a talk I delivered at the World Summit AI on the 10th October 2019. The talk is essentially a nugget taken from my new book Automation and Utopia. It's not an excerpt per se, but does look at one of the key arguments I make in the book. You can listen to the talk using the plugin above or download it here.]The science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke once formulated th... (@JohnDanaher)
2019-Nov-15podcast imageIMMIGRATION & SELF-DETERMINATION with David Miller
Do we have special obligations towards fellow citizens? Is self-determination valuable? Can national identity be threatened by large scale immigration? I'm joined by David Miller to discuss these, and other, issues. (@PolPhilPod, 80 minutes)
2019-Nov-15podcast image#256 Catherine Salmon: Evolutionary Psychology And Pop Culture
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2019-Nov-15podcast imagePlato's Doctrine of the Forms - Aristotle, Metaphysics, Book 1 - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle' work, the Metaphysics, focusing on his presentation of Plato's doctrine of forms, which holds that the immaterial form is the real thing, and the material things are mere copies, participating in the form To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, y... (@philosopher70, 14 minutes)
2019-Nov-14podcast image#255 Mark Sheskin: Moral Developmental Psychology
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2019-Nov-14podcast imagePhilip Goff Live!
Join me for another discussion with Philip Goff, a consciousness researcher at Durham University. This time we discuss themes from his new book Galileo’s Error Galileo’s Error on Amazon Philip’s website Philip’s blog (@onemorebrown)
2019-Nov-14podcast imageEV - 116 Zhuangzi and Scientific Realism with Aaron Novick
My guest this week is Aaron Novick (@AmneMachin), assistant professor of philosophy at Purdue University. We combine together two often requested topics that might not seem related at first glance. We look first at the work of Zhuangzi, a 4th century Chinese philosopher, and then consider how it informs our modern discussion of the nature of science.Aaron's Website: https://www.aaronnovick.com/Inv... (@ETVPod, 69 minutes)
2019-Nov-14podcast image(Contemplating) Truth
The path to truth finds us traveling down a road of knowledge, an experience that is thrilling and pleasant. Let's give it a go. Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Twitter: https://twit... (@philosophyguy2, 19 minutes)
2019-Nov-13podcast imageSonia Sedivy (Toronto): “The Puzzle of Make-Believe about Pictures: Can One Imagine a Perception to be Different?”
Sonia Sedivy (Toronto) presents “The Puzzle of Make-Believe about Pictures: Can One Imagine a Perception to be Different?” at Senate House in London (13/11/2019, 16-18:00) for the London Aesthetics Forum. Please do not cite or reproduce without permission. (@aestheticsforum)
2019-Nov-13podcast imageBlockchain, consent and prosent for medical research
Respecting patients' autonomy is increasingly important in the digital age, yet researchers have raised concerns over the barriers of access to medical data useful for data-driven medical research. Respecting patients and their autonomy, a primary obligation of medical professionals, is increasingly important in the digital age. Yet biomedical and bioethical researchers have raised concerns over ... (@ethicsinthenews, 31 minutes)
2019-Nov-13podcast imageEp. 68 Hegel Part 5
This week, listen in shocked disgust as Danny shamelessly runs with scissors while Mike looks on wondering whether or not he ought to intervene. Do we want what is best for us? Do we need a powerful other operating with utter conviction to lead us forward into the promised land? What do we do with the alien? Do we lock them up in Area 51 and dissect them to learn more about ourselves? How do we re... (@PhilosophyWtf, 18 minutes)
2019-Nov-13podcast image0G80: Primer and the Ethics of Time Travel
Here's what's going to happen, I'm going to do a matrix like voiceover and you're going to listen, and when that's over, you're going to have even less of a clue what's going on. It all started with a box... We're doing primer! Y'all asked, and we finally looped enough times to find the timeline where we deliver! You get to hear Thomas explain the 60% of the plot he was able to follow and then we ... (@0gPhilosophy, 49 minutes)
2019-Nov-13podcast imageDoes "calling-out" do more harm than good?
What is it about "calling-out" someone online or "cancelling" someone guilty of an egregious wrong, that is problematic? Does moral seriousness, in a time of incommensurable disagreement, necessarily need to take the form of moral purity? (@RadioNational, 54 minutes)
2019-Nov-12podcast imageEpisode 176: Split-Brains and the (Dis)Unity of Consciousness
David and Tamler discuss famous 'split brain' experiments pioneered by Roger Sperry and Michael Gazzaniga. What happens when you cut off the main line of communication between the left and right hemispheres of our brain? Why under certain conditions do the the left and right brains seem like they have different abilities and desires? What does this tell us about the ‘self’? Do we have two consciou... (@verybadwizards, 108 minutes)
2019-Nov-12podcast imageAnatomy of a Language
Richard Hudson/ Guy Longworth/ Hazel Pearson Listen here or on YouTube The importance of grammar is apparent when learning a new language, but there’s much more to grammar than meets the eye. As the... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2019-Nov-12podcast imageThe Pythagoreans' Metaphysical Account - Aristotle, Metaphysics, Book 1 - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle' work, the Metaphysics, focusing on his discussion in book 1 of the Pythagoreans' metaphysical account and doctrines, which viewed everything as either numbers or functions of numbers. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - w... (@philosopher70, 10 minutes)
2019-Nov-12podcast imageOut of the Vat #4 – Brian Glenney
Brian Glenney specialises in the philosophy of perception, with a specific interest in Molyneux's Question. In this episode we talk to Brian about perception, illusion and (literally) seeing the... Philosophers’ work and philosophers’ lives, both inside and outside of philosophy. Brought to you by the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, the Centre for Philosophy of Natural ... (@LSEPhilosophy, 33 minutes)
2019-Nov-12podcast imageThe Rise and Fall of Sex | Daphna Joel, Barry Barnes, Stuart Ritchie
Although most of us are critical of gender stereotypes, few deny the existence of two discrete biological sexes. Yet biology itself shows dozens of combinations of human sex chromosomes. Could biological sex itself then be an illusion, constructed from human categories? Or is this a futile attempt to deny the reality of two biological sexes? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, Head of Psy... (@IAI_TV, 36 minutes)
2019-Nov-12podcast imageRationally Speaking #243 - Bryan Caplan on "The Case for Open Borders"
The idea of open borders -- letting people move freely between countries, taking a job wherever they can find a job they want -- is still a pretty fringe position, politically speaking. But economist Bryan Caplan makes a compelling case for it in his new graphic nonfiction book, "Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration," illustrated by cartoonist Zach Weinersmith. In this episode, Juli... (@Rspodcast, 49 minutes)
2019-Nov-11podcast image#254 Michael Gurven: Division Of Labor, Polygyny, And Personality Across Societies
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2019-Nov-11podcast imageJoker
An analysis of the new Joker film. What does it say about what leads one to violent acts? Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Twitter: https://twitter.com/brendenweber_ Email List: htt... (@philosophyguy2, 13 minutes)
2019-Nov-11podcast image72 | César Hidalgo on Information in Societies, Economies, and the Universe
Maxwell's Demon is a famous thought experiment in which a mischievous imp uses knowledge of the velocities of gas molecules in a box to decrease the entropy of the gas, which could then be used to do useful work such as pushing a piston. This is a classic example of converting information (what the gas molecules are doing) into work. But of course that kind of phenomenon is much more widespread --... (@seanmcarroll, 77 minutes)
2019-Nov-11podcast imageAccounts Introducing Efficient Causes- Aristotle, Metaphysics, Book 1 - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle' work, the Metaphysics, focusing on his discussion in book 1 of accounts that introduce a second cause - the "efficient" cause - in addition to a material cause, in order to explain how things exist and are how they are. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct ... (@philosopher70, 12 minutes)
2019-Nov-11podcast imageEp. 229: Descartes's Rules for Thinking (Part Two)
Continuing on René Descartes's Rules for Direction of the Mind (1628), covering rules 7 through the first part of the lengthy rule 12. We try to figure out what he means by "enumeration;" the faculties of imagination, sense and memory; the virtues of perspicacity and sagacity; his psychology of the senses, the "common sense" where all sense data comes together, and the understanding; how Descartes... (@PartiallyExLife, 53 minutes)
2019-Nov-11podcast image#14 What is Marxism? - Phedias Christodoulides
In this episode, I host Phedias Christodoulides, a PhD researcher in Philosophy at Northwestern University, Illinois. Phedias introduces the theory of Marxism and explains the main ideas behind Marxist ideology. We talk about Marxist conceptions of freedom and work and how these compare to the respective capitalist views. In addition, we discuss the role of the proletariat and the bourgeoisie in t... (@PremisePodcast, 93 minutes)
2019-Nov-11podcast imageRobert Talisse, "Overdoing Democracy: Why We Must Put Politics in Its Place" (Oxford UP, 2019)
In the United States in particular, there is almost no social space today, whether that’s Thanksgiving dinner or going shopping, that has not become saturated with political meaning. In Overdoing Democracy: Why We Must Put Politics in Its Place (Oxford University Press, 2019), Robert Talisse argues that contrary to what many democratic theorists have argued, democracy is something we can do too mu... (@NewBooksPhil, 71 minutes)
2019-Nov-10podcast image"Does Accepting Evolution Mean There is no Meaning of Life?"
Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Michael Ruse, a faculty member at Florida State in Tallahassee. Ruse specializes in the philosophy of biology and the relationship between science and religion. (@whyradioshow, 81 minutes)
2019-Nov-10podcast imageSTM Podcast #28: Battling Loneliness in the Age of Social Media - Liz Dorval
On episode 28, we welcome back Liz Dorval to discuss the loneliness epidemic in our social media age. We focus on the influence of social media on narcissistic and selfish behavior, why it’s important for us to listen to others’ opinions, and how we can learn to use social media to create healthier and more intimate relationships. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidatin... (@seize_podcast, 61 minutes)
2019-Nov-10podcast imageEpisode 120: Robin Dembroff on going beyond the gender binary
Ever wonder what 'gender non-binary' means? Don't worry--Robin Dembroff (Yale University) is here to walk us through the relevant terminology, along with the everyday moral issues that are tied up with the gender concepts we use. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. (@ElucidationsPod, 33 minutes)
2019-Nov-10podcast imagePhilosophy in the wake of Empire pt. 2: Migrants and other Others
As refugees from the former colonies make their way to Europe, notions of “European life” and “European values” are facing unprecedented challenges. As postcolonial subjects, how should these migrants be received and understood? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Nov-10podcast imageEpisode 68, The Olly Thorn Interview (Part II - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Oliver Thorn is an actor and educator, best known as the creator and host of the popular YouTube channel Philosophy Tube. Boasting around half a million subscribers, Olly’s channel is notorious for its well-researched content and colourful presentation. With over six years of videos under his belt, it is fair to say that Olly is going over and above in his goal of giving away his philosophy degree... (@ThePanpsycast, 42 minutes)
2019-Nov-10podcast imageHAP 39 - Doris Garraway on the Haitian Revolution
An interview with Doris Garraway on the background, intellectual basis, and legacy of the Haitian Revolution. (@HistPhilosophy, 32 minutes)
2019-Nov-10podcast image430: Should Beliefs Aim at Truth?
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/should-beli... If beliefs can be described as having a goal or purpose, then surely that is something like aiming at the truth. Yet we all hold many false beliefs too. Do these false beliefs fail to meet their goal? Or are there some things we believe simply because they make us feel good? Could the goal of beliefs sometimes be to provide comfort? Or must ... (@philtalkradio, 10 minutes)
2019-Nov-09podcast imageINEQUALITY Q&A
I take on a range of audience questions and comments from my economic inequality episode: Diminishing marginal returns, poverty vs inequality, long run growth, and the morality of capitalism. (@PolPhilPod, 75 minutes)
2019-Nov-08podcast image#253 Douglas Fry: Is War Part Of Human Nature?
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2019-Nov-08podcast imagePretty Much Pop #18: Stephen King's Media Empire
Is the most popular writer of our time actually a good writer? Or maybe he used to be good? While you've been thinking about those questions, King already wrote another book, so ha! Mark, Erica, and Brian share their experiences with and opinions about King's oeuvre and the films and shows that have come out of it. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreon.c... (@PartiallyExLife, 54 minutes)
2019-Nov-07podcast imageEV - 115 Automation and Utopia with John Danaher
My guest this week isJohn Danaher, author of Automation and Utopia: Human Flourishing in a World Without Work. We go long to do a deep dive into every word in that title, and a few other topics as well. I really enjoyed John's book and highly recommend it to folks interested in the map of possible futures.Automation and Utopia: https://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?... Aaron's fevered mindEditin... (@ETVPod, 85 minutes)
2019-Nov-07podcast image#252 Patricia Churchland: Conscience, Morality, and Moral Philosophy
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2019-Nov-06podcast imageEp. 67 Hegel Part 4
This week Hegel reveals his true colours as he seeks to assimilate our biological and cultural distinctiveness into his own. Raise your shields in hopeless defiance as dialectical inevitability cuts into your hull and extracts all the good stuff to further the universal collective. Resistance is futile, who will save us? Will it be Marx or has he already succumbed to the lure of metaphysical inevi... (@PhilosophyWtf, 21 minutes)
2019-Nov-06podcast image0G79: The Ones Who Stay and Fight and The Paradox of Tolerance
Now imagine an even greater and glorious afrofuturist podcast, where everyone gets equitable access to boxes. What price would you be willing to pay for that podcast?! Could you truly enjoy such a podcast knowing that those who challenge the podcast are summarily executed? What if we call their objections a disease that must be cut out at the root? Better or worse? This week we're doing the N.K. J... (@0gPhilosophy, 39 minutes)
2019-Nov-06podcast imageWhat happened when the Berlin Wall came down?
The fall of the Berlin Wall thirty years ago is celebrated across the Western world as a world-historical moment: the triumph of freedom over tyranny, of democracy over communism. But is this justified? And why the fascination in the West? Professor of International Relations Sarah Percy joins Waleed and Scott to discuss what the 'fall' of the Berlin Wall revealed, and concealed. (@RadioNational, 46 minutes)
2019-Nov-05podcast imageThe Mystery of Life | Nick Lane, Monica Grady, Ralph Cordey
As we explore the planets of the solar system and look out at those beyond, researchers hope they will find evidence of life. But would it be like life on earth? Or is the wish to find other life forms a science fiction fantasy that serves Hollywood well but has little to do with reality? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, Biochemist and author of The Vital Question Nick Lane, Head of F... (@IAI_TV, 45 minutes)
2019-Nov-04podcast image#251 Diana Fleischman: Sex Robots, Technology, And The Future Of Human Relationships
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2019-Nov-04podcast imageAristotle Now
Joachim Aufderheide / Sophie Grace Chappell / Sophia Connell Listen here or on YouTube Aristotle is one of the most famous and influential philosophers. His work on logic, metaphysics, politics, and... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2019-Nov-04podcast image491: Hobbes and the Ideal Citizen
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/hobbes-and-... Seventeenth century philosopher Thomas Hobbes believed that without government to control our worst impulses, life would be 'solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.' Consequently, he thought that absolute monarchy is the best form of government. So is Hobbes’ ideal citizen simply someone who is willing to submit to absolute authority, or ... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2019-Nov-04podcast imageEp. 229: Descartes's Rules for Thinking (Part One)
On René Descartes's Rules for Direction of the Mind (1628). Is there a careful way to approach problems that will ensure that you'll always be right? What if you just never assert anything you can't be sure of? This is Descartes's strategy, modeled on mathematics. We likewise carefully move step-by-step through this text. This is part 1 of 3; get the whole discussion now via the Citizen Edition no... (@PartiallyExLife, 50 minutes)
2019-Nov-04podcast imageGenetic Selection and Enhancement
Professor Julian Savulescu and Dr Katrien Devolder discuss the use of genetic testing to select which children to bring into the world. Should we use genetic testing to choose which children to bring into the world, and if so, how should we choose? Is it acceptable to choose a deaf child? Should we choose our children on the basis of non-disease traits such as intelligence or fitness, if we can? D... (@ethicsinthenews, 56 minutes)
2019-Nov-04podcast image71 | Philip Goff on Consciousness Everywhere
The human brain contains roughly 85 billion neurons, wired together in an extraordinarily complex network of interconnected parts. It’s hardly surprising that we don’t understand the mind and how it works. But do we know enough about our experience of consciousness to suggest that consciousness cannot arise from nothing more than the physical interactions of bits of matter? Panpsychism is the idea... (@seanmcarroll, 95 minutes)
2019-Nov-04podcast imageSTM Podcast #27: Understanding Neurodiversity in Counseling & Education - Emily Kircher-Morris
On episode 27, we welcome mental health counselor Emily Kircher-Morris to learn about the various characteristics of neurodiversity, the experiences and strengths of individuals labeled as twice-exceptional (2e), and how we can adapt teaching to fit the needs of all children. Emily Kircher-Morris, LPC has dual Masters degrees in Counseling and Education. She specializes in working with gifted/high... (@seize_podcast, 74 minutes)
2019-Nov-03podcast imageSam Harris Responds
Long ago, Zach published a critique of Sam Harris (https://thevimblog.com/2018/09/21/wake-... that accused Sam of a point of hypocrisy with respect to his treatment of Islam and race. Shockingly, Sam released a recent podcast in which he responds to arguments quite similar to Zach’s. So in a certain sense, Sam has responded to Zach. This episode outlines the disagreement and explores the arg... (@thevimblog, 75 minutes)
2019-Nov-03podcast image21/10/2019 – Glen Pettigrove on Ambition, Love, and Happiness
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2019-Nov-03podcast imageKathryn Conrad on University Press Publishing
As you may know, university presses publish a lot of good books. In fact, they publish thousands of them every year. They are different from most trade books in that most of them are what you might called "fundamental research." Their authors--dedicated researchers one and all--provide the scholarly stuff upon which many non-fiction trade books are based. So when you are reading, say, a popular hi... (@NewBooksPhil, 40 minutes)
2019-Nov-03podcast imagePhilosophy in the wake of Empire pt. 1: The white way to think
The West has a history of colonisation and empire-building. How has this shaped the discipline of philosophy? This week – first in a five-part series – we look at racism and the unfortunate legacy of Immanuel Kant, who believed the non-white races were incapable of philosophical reflection. (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Nov-03podcast imageHoP 335 - Sabrina Ebbersmeyer on Emotions in Renaissance Philosophy
An interview with Sabrina Ebbersmeyer about the relation of emotion to reason and the body, and panpsychism, in the Renaissance. (@HistPhilosophy, 29 minutes)
2019-Nov-03podcast imageEpisode 68, The Olly Thorn Interview (Part I - Behind Philosophy Tube)
Oliver Thorn is an actor and educator, best known as the creator and host of the popular YouTube channel Philosophy Tube. Boasting around half a million subscribers, Olly’s channel is notorious for its well-researched content and colourful presentation. With over six years of videos under his belt, it is fair to say that Olly is going over and above in his goal of giving away his philosophy degree... (@ThePanpsycast, 38 minutes)
2019-Nov-01podcast image#250 Rachel Kleinfeld: A Savage Order; Decivilization, Dirty Deals, And Recivilization
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2019-Nov-01podcast imageAccounts Based On Material Causes - Aristotle, Metaphysics, Book 1 - Sadler's Lectures
This lecture discusses the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle' work, the Metaphysics, focusing on his discussion in book 1 focusing on the metaphysical accounts of his predecessors, specifically those centered around material causes To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadler If you'd like to make a direct contribution, you can do so here - www.paypal.me/R... (@philosopher70, 13 minutes)
2019-Nov-01podcast imageElijah Millgram, "John Stuart Mill and the Meaning of Life" (Oxford UP, 2019)
According to an intuitive view, lives are meaningful when they manifest a directedness or instantiate a project such that the disparate events and endeavors “add up to” a life. John Stuart Mill’s life certainly was devoted to a project in that sense. Yet Mill’s life was in many respects unsatisfying – riven with anxiety and trauma. What does Mill’s life teach us about meaningful lives? In Joh... (@NewBooksPhil, 69 minutes)
2019-Oct-31podcast imageEpisode #136 ... Hannah Arendt - The Banality of Evil
Today we discuss the work of Hannah Arendt. (@iamstephenwest, 29 minutes)
2019-Oct-31podcast image#249 Moshe Hoffman: Problems With Theories In Psychology
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2019-Oct-31podcast imageA (Brief) History of Western Philosophy
So this is a completely revamped, redone, and improved version of my history of Western philosophy episode. Enjoy! Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: https://discord.gg/tH5Fydn Twitter: https://twitter.com/brende... (@philosophyguy2, 32 minutes)
2019-Oct-31podcast imageEV - 114 Neuro-Yogacara with Bryce Huebner
My guest this week is Bryce Huebner (@distributedcog), a Provost's Distinguished Associate Professor in Philosophy at Georgetown University. We discuss the distributed nature of cognition from both an analytic and Yogacara buddhist perspective, plus we talk meditation and metal!Bryce's personal page: https://brycehuebner.weebly.com/Yogacara... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/YogacharaI... Rachel Son... (@ETVPod, 61 minutes)
2019-Oct-30podcast imageThe Occult
Lauren Kassell / Richard Pettigrew / Nisha Ramayya Listen here or on YouTube For Halloween this year, we delved into the mystic… Philosophy often presents itself as founded on logic and... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2019-Oct-30podcast imageEp. 66 Hegel Part 3
This week Danny and Mike watch in mild amusement as Hegel argues that his is bigger than anyone else's and he’ll fight anyone who says otherwise. Listen with mounting concern as Georg starts sounding off about how he isn’t really a racist but that Germany rules, love it or leave it! Is the Spirit on tour and keeping its good stuff for the Western venues or are the audiences shouting out “play the ... (@PhilosophyWtf, 26 minutes)
2019-Oct-30podcast image0G78: Omelas and Distributive Justice
Imagine a great and glorious golden podcast, filled with as many or as few boxes as your heart could desire. What price would you be willing to pay for that podcast? I don't mean on patreon, I'm talking cost in human suffering. Could you truly enjoy such a podcast knowing that it relied on the constant pain of one poor co-host at the hands of the other cohost? Would you continue to partake of the ... (@0gPhilosophy, 43 minutes)
2019-Oct-30podcast imageWhat moral obligations does feminism impose on men?
Feminism is undeniably one of the most significant political movements of the last century. So what does feminism demand of men? Meagan Tyler joins Scott and Waleed to discuss whether men can be "feminists"? (@RadioNational, 45 minutes)
2019-Oct-29podcast imageEpisode 175: At Least We Didn’t Talk About Zombies (Nagel’s “What is it Like to be a Bat?”)
We try (with varying success) to wrap our heads around Thomas Nagel’s classic article “What is it Like to be a Bat?" Does science have the tools to give us a theory of consciousness or is that project doomed from the outset? Why do reductionist or functionalist explanations seem so unsatisfying? Is the problem that consciousness is subjective, or is it something about the nature of conscious exper... (@verybadwizards, 103 minutes)
2019-Oct-29podcast imagePretty Much Pop #17: Comedy as Philosophy w/ Daniel Lobell
Are stand-up comedians the Modern Day Philosophers? This is the premise of Daniel's podcast, but really, only some comedians express original claims; many just tell jokes. Are those exceptional comics philosophizing? Does telling the whole, tragic truth rule out being funny? Daniel, Mark, Erica, and Brian consider Carlin, Gadsby, Chappelle, and others. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus... (@PartiallyExLife, 46 minutes)
2019-Oct-29podcast imageA Mad World | Richard Bentall, Ann John, Lucy Johnstone
An ever growing number of people are being treated for mental illness. Some blame the modern world, yet critics warn that psychiatrists and big pharma have an interest in describing normal human behaviour as an illness or disorder. Might we do better to give up the notion that mental distress implies illness? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, author of Madness Explained Richard Bentall... (@IAI_TV, 39 minutes)
2019-Oct-29podcast imageRationally Speaking #242 - Keith Frankish on "Why consciousness is an illusion"
Philosopher of mind Keith Frankish is one of the leading proponents of "illusionism," the theory that argues that your subjective experience -- i.e., the "what it is like" to be you -- is a trick of the mind. It's a counterintuitive theory, but Keith makes the case for it in this episode, while explaining the other leading theories of consciousness and why he rejects them. (@Rspodcast, 43 minutes)
2019-Oct-28podcast imageE38: Cognitive Combinatorialism - What Makes Humans Special?
What makes humans special? Is it language? Culture? Throwing? Semiotics? Impossible burgers? Ryan thinks it’s the extent to which we combine ("meat", cheese, bun - see!?). In this episode we Dawdlers discuss this in this “short long” and will perhaps revisit it again sometime. Join hands and feel our infinite combinatorial power, people! -The Dawdlers ~~~ 00:01:13 – Ryan’s deep passions ... (@dawdlerspodcast, 55 minutes)
2019-Oct-28podcast image#248 Todd Shackelford & Viviana Weekes-Shackelford: Mating After Children
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2019-Oct-28podcast imageMargot Strohminger (Oxford): “Supposition, Imagination and Offline Belief”
Margot Strohminger (Oxford) presents “Supposition, Imagination and Offline Belief” at Senate House in London (23/10/2019, 16-18:00) for the London Aesthetics Forum. Please do not cite or reproduce without permission. (@aestheticsforum)
2019-Oct-28podcast image70 | Katie Mack on How the Universe Will End
Cosmologists are always talking excitedly about the Big Bang and all the cool stuff that happened in the 14 billion years between then and now. But what about the future? We don't know for sure, but we know enough about the laws of physics to sketch out several plausible scenarios for what the future of our universe will hold. Katie Mack is a cosmologist who is writing a book about the end of the ... (@seanmcarroll, 83 minutes)
2019-Oct-28podcast imageEp. 228: Social Construction of Race (Appiah, Mills) (Part Two)
Continuing on Kwame Anthony Appiah's "Race, Culture, Identity: Misunderstood Connections" (1994), Charles Mills's "But What Are You Really?, The Metaphysics of Race" (1998), and Neven Sesardic's "Race: A Social Destruction of a Biological Concept" (2010) with guest Coleman Hughes. Racial classifications vary geographically, therefore race is socially constructed. Given this, can we retain the posi... (@PartiallyExLife, 48 minutes)
2019-Oct-28podcast image429: The Limits of Medical Consent
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/lim... In our healthcare system, parents normally make medical decisions for their kids because, we think, children are not competent to make such decisions for themselves. Similarly, we permit doctors to violate or defer consent for mentally incompetent adults. But where do we draw the line for what constitutes ‘incompetence’? Should severely depr... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2019-Oct-27podcast imageJoseph LeDoux on the 4 Billion Year Journey to Our Conscious Selves
Joseph LeDoux is a celebrated neuroscientist whose latest book is a work of quite staggering ambition - it traces the ‘Four Billion Year Story of How We Got Conscious Brains’. He reveals the profound similarities between us and bacteria, as well as offering a brilliant, overarching account of what makes us unique in the animal kingdom; how we developed the capacity for emotion and self-consciousne... (@NSthepodcast, 62 minutes)
2019-Oct-27podcast imageAssessing the Moral Status of Robots: A Shorter Defence of Ethical Behaviourism
[This is the text of a lecture that I delivered at Tilburg University on the 24th of September 2019. It was delivered as part of the 25th Anniversary celebrations for TILT (Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society). My friend and colleague Sven Nyholm was the discussant for the evening. The lecture is based on my longer academic article ‘Welcoming Robots into the Moral Circle: A Defence o... (@JohnDanaher)
2019-Oct-27podcast imageReparation
When individuals and communities today still suffer the consequences of past wrongs — slavery, dispossession, invasion, the theft of land and resources — what exactly is owed to them, and who should pay? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Oct-27podcast imageHAP 38 - My Haitian Pen - Baron de Vastey
The Baron de Vastey unveils the horror of colonialism as a system and defends the monarchy of King Christophe in the tense early years of Haiti’s independence. (@HistPhilosophy, 24 minutes)
2019-Oct-27podcast imageEpisode 67, Flowers for Algernon (Part V - Further Analysis and Discussion)
Report: March 2nd After the successes we have had with Algernon, and with much deliberation, I have officially chosen our first research subject. Charlie Gordon, 32, was recommended to us by Alice Kinian from the Beekman School for Retarded Adults and she has assured us of his desire to increase his intellect. I have scheduled for Charlie to come to the lab over the next few days where Burt S... (@ThePanpsycast, 32 minutes)
2019-Oct-25podcast imageBREXIT, CONGRESS, & CULTURE
I develop an original account how how different political cultures, & different ways of conceptualizing politics, have developed in the US and UK. How they have recently become inversions of each other. And argue that the current chaos is the shape fo things to come. (@PolPhilPod, 101 minutes)
2019-Oct-25podcast image#247 Victoria Dougherty: What People Want From Fiction, And The Art Of Worldbuilding
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2019-Oct-24podcast image#246 Robert Burton: On Being Certain
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2019-Oct-24podcast imageThe Ethical Human
Zanna Clay/ Philip Pettit/ Simone Schnall Listen here or on YouTube Where do our ideas of right and wrong come from? Can the evolutionary processes that produced human beings explain the moral... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2019-Oct-24podcast imageJ. Neuhaus, "Geeky Pedagogy: A Guide for Intellectuals, Introverts, and Nerds Who Want to Be Effective Teachers" (West Virginia UP, 2019)
The things that make people academics -- as deep fascination with some arcane subject, often bordering on obsession, and a comfort with the solitude that developing expertise requires -- do not necessarily make us good teachers. Jessamyn Neuhaus’s Geeky Pedagogy: A Guide for Intellectuals, Introverts, and Nerds Who Want to Be Effective Teachers (West Virginia University Press, 2019) helps us to id... (@NewBooksPhil, 33 minutes)
2019-Oct-24podcast imageEV - 113 Expressivist Kantianism with Florence Bacus
My guest this week is Florence Bacus (@morallawwithin), a grad student in the Tufts terminal masters program and an impressive consumer of great philosophical works. We discuss some of her recent work on epistemology as well as a deep dive into Kantian ethics and expressivist metaethics, with the tantalizing idea that maybe they're compatible in some way.Florence's Curious Cat page: https://curiou... (@ETVPod, 60 minutes)
2019-Oct-23podcast imageE37: The Memory of an Old Idea No One Ever Had - Derrida's Hauntology
To be or not to be, that’s the question, isn’t it? In this episode, we Dawdlers discuss Jacques Derrida’s idea “Hauntology.” Not an easy philosopher to understand, we do our best to work out what spooks a Frenchman. In the end, this was but a first foray into the thoughts of an intellect that dealt in as much enigma as he did in misunderstanding. Happy Halloween you cavity-riddled chompers! ... (@dawdlerspodcast, 69 minutes)
2019-Oct-23podcast imageEp. 65 Hegel Part 2
This week Mike and Danny discover how fraught with danger it is to synthesize a new drink out of two more familiar ones. Do two wrongs make a right? Are we more individual in combination with others or should we go it alone like the rugged Enlightenment individuals Descartes brought us up to be? Who is your daddy? While Hegel offers us nothing less than nirvana who is sitting nearby offering us ro... (@PhilosophyWtf, 22 minutes)
2019-Oct-23podcast image0G77: DS9 Heart of Stone and Deontology
Hey friends, show notes guy here. This one's a feels show so I'm gonna play it straight. Aron Eisenberg, the actor who played Nog on DS9, passed away recently. He was a beloved member of the Star Trek community and we wanted to do a tribute episode to pay our respects. So, we brought on the perfect person to guide us through, Callie Wright. Besides being an amazing podcaster, Callie is very active... (@0gPhilosophy, 45 minutes)
2019-Oct-23podcast imageDoes democracy have a problem with conspiracies?
If conspiracism is the consequence of particular conceptions of truth, knowledge, agency, power in democratic politics, is it a problem that can be solved? Professor Sophia Rosenfeld joins us to discuss whether conspiracism become an inescapable, all-pervasive feature of modern life. (@RadioNational, 42 minutes)
2019-Oct-22podcast imagePretty Much Pop #16: 25 Years After FRIENDS
Mark, Erica, and Brian examine the conventions, techniques, and staying power of the beloved '90s sitcom. Are we supposed to identify with, or idolize, or merely like these people? What makes the formula work, did it sustain itself over its 10-year run, was it successfully replicated, and what parts haven't aged well? For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreo... (@PartiallyExLife, 43 minutes)
2019-Oct-22podcast imageThe New Moralism | Matthew Taylor, Rebecca Roache, Hilary Lawson
Many would argue that for at least a century we have been moving away from the moral certainties of traditional Christianity. Yet now a new form of moral certainty is reappearing, with much of our culture seemingly gripped by a focus on virtue and a tightly policed sense of right and wrong. Should we welcome this return to virtue and embrace a new moralism that will purge society of its newly foun... (@IAI_TV, 39 minutes)
2019-Oct-21podcast image#245 Daniel Conroy-Beam: The Evolutionary Psychology of Mating
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2019-Oct-21podcast imageEp. 228: Social Construction of Race (Appiah, Mills) (Part One)
On Kwame Anthony Appiah's "Race, Culture, Identity: Misunderstood Connections" (1994), Charles Mills's "But What Are You Really?, The Metaphysics of Race" (1998), and Neven Sesardic's "Race: A Social Destruction of a Biological Concept" (2010). With guest Coleman Hughes. Don't wait for part two; get your full, ad-free Citizen Edition now. Please support PEL! Sponsors: NativeDeodorant.com (code PE... (@PartiallyExLife, 43 minutes)
2019-Oct-21podcast image490: Conscious Machiness
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/conscious-m... Computers have already surpassed us in their ability to perform certain cognitive tasks. Perhaps it won’t be long till every household has a super intelligent robot who can outperform us in almost every domain. While future AI might be excellent at appearing conscious, could AI ever actually become conscious? Would forcing conscious robots t... (@philtalkradio, 10 minutes)
2019-Oct-21podcast imageEmily Thomas on Wildly Implausible Metaphysics
Some philosophers have drawn very strange conclusions about the nature of reality. Despite this Emily Thomas believes that their work may still be worth studying. They usually have had good reasons for what they concluded. In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast she discusses several wildly implausible metaphysical theories with Nigel Warburton. We are grateful for support from the Marc S... (@philosophybites, 20 minutes)
2019-Oct-21podcast image69 | Cory Doctorow on Technology, Monopoly, and the Future of the Internet
Like so many technological innovations, the internet is something that burst on the scene and pervaded human life well before we had time to sit down and think through how something like that should work and how it should be organized. In multiple ways — as a blogger, activist, fiction writer, and more — Cory Doctorow has been thinking about how the internet is affecting our lives since the very b... (@seanmcarroll, 78 minutes)
2019-Oct-21podcast imageDilek Huseyinzadegan, "Kant’s Nonideal Theory of Politics" (Northwestern UP, 2019)
In Kant’s Nonideal Theory of Politics (Northwestern University Press, 2019), Dilek Huseyinzadegan analyzes Kant’s political writings by attending to the role of history, anthropology, and geography in his thought. She shows that Kant employs teleology as a means to orient us within the chaotic contingency of experience in order to plan and navigate a path to just political orders from our current ... (@NewBooksPhil, 57 minutes)
2019-Oct-20podcast imageCan there be a Left-wing Authoritarianism?
Justin and Zach reunite to consider the question of whether there an be a left-wing authoritarianism. In the previous episode, they discussed what it means to have an authoritarian personality, to be someone inclined to support authoritarian candidates. And it is a fact of the research that authoritarians are sorting themselves into the Republican party. But must that be the case? Justin and Zach ... (@thevimblog, 79 minutes)
2019-Oct-20podcast imageSTM Podcast #26: Mindsets - Is Collaboration Better than Competition?
On episode 26, we welcome our friend Liz Dorval to discuss the difference between competitive and collaborative mindsets, their association to the loneliness epidemic, the stark division in American politics, and how we can learn to achieve both individual and collective success. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man's soul. He is a Licensed ... (@seize_podcast, 77 minutes)
2019-Oct-20podcast imageThe problem with humanism
How well does humanism's account of itself hold up in philosophical terms? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Oct-20podcast imageEpisode 67, Flowers for Algernon (Part IV - The Meaning)
Report: March 2nd After the successes we have had with Algernon, and with much deliberation, I have officially chosen our first research subject. Charlie Gordon, 32, was recommended to us by Alice Kinian from the Beekman School for Retarded Adults and she has assured us of his desire to increase his intellect. I have scheduled for Charlie to come to the lab over the next few days where Burt S... (@ThePanpsycast, 41 minutes)
2019-Oct-20podcast imageHoP 334 - Chance Encounters - Reviving Hellenistic philosophy
The rediscovery of Epicurus, Lucretius, and Sextus Empiricus spreads challenging ideas about chance, atomism, and skepticism. (@HistPhilosophy, 22 minutes)
2019-Oct-18podcast image#244 Ruth Feldman: The Neurobiology Of Attachment, Oxytocin, And Synchrony
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2019-Oct-17podcast imageECONOMIC EQUALITY
Is the current distribution of ecumenic resources in the US morally defensible? How should a mature moral or political theory think about this? I give my personal views. (@PolPhilPod, 71 minutes)
2019-Oct-17podcast image#243 Lars Penke: The Evolution Of Personality, Intelligence, And Mate Preferences
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2019-Oct-17podcast image2019 Uehiro Lectures (3/3): Improving Political Discourse (2): Communicating moral concern beyond blaming and shaming
Lies, propaganda, and fake news have hijacked political discourse, distracting the electorate from engaging with the global problems we face. These Uehiro Lectures suggest a pathway for democratic institutions to devise solutions to the problems we face t People often resist facts because accepting facts exposes them to shame and blame. Yet, when the point of raising facts is to orient others to ... (@ethicsinthenews, 59 minutes)
2019-Oct-17podcast image2019 Uehiro Lectures (2/3): Improving Political Discourse (1): Re-learning how to talk about facts across group identities
Lies, propaganda, and fake news have hijacked political discourse, distracting the electorate from engaging with the global problems we face. These Uehiro Lectures suggest a pathway for democratic institutions to devise solutions to the problems we face t I argue that citizen science and local deliberation within internally diverse micro-publics offer models of how political discourse can be re-or... (@ethicsinthenews, 64 minutes)
2019-Oct-17podcast image2019 Uehiro Lectures (1/3): What Has Gone Wrong? Populist politics and the mobilization of fear and resentment
Lies, propaganda, and fake news have hijacked political discourse, distracting the electorate from engaging with the global problems we face. These Uehiro Lectures suggest a pathway for democratic institutions to devise solutions to the problems we face. I diagnose the deterioration of public discourse regarding basic facts to the rise of populist politics, which is powered by the activation of id... (@ethicsinthenews, 55 minutes)
2019-Oct-17podcast imageEV - 112 Leftist Martial Arts with Sam Yang
My guest this week is Sam Yang (@StuffFromSam), cohost of the Southpaw podcast and a strong advocate for more leftist philosophy in the world of marital arts. We grapple with the challenges in that Joe Rogan dominated community. Sam does a great job pinning down some tricky points.Southpaw Podcast: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/must-tr... Jean-Luc Godard (suggested by the great Michael Morenko)... (@ETVPod, 61 minutes)
2019-Oct-16podcast imageBernardo Kastrup Live!
Join me for a discussion with Bernardo Kastrup, an independent philosopher who holds a Ph.D. in philosophy (ontology, philosophy of mind) and another Ph.D. in computer engineering (reconfigurable computing, artificial intelligence), as we discuss his argument against physicalism and his version of Objective Idealism. Bernardo’s website Windt & Metzinger paper on metacognition in dreaming... (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-16podcast imageEp. 64 Hegel Part 1
This week we take off the stabilisers and go absolute! Ooo and aaah as Mike lies through his teeth to Danny assuring him that he is still holding on tight and that all Danny has to do is peddle. Listen in with a proud tear in your eyes and a shake in your voice as Danny steers the Hegalian dialectic in a wobbly but increasingly confident straight line towards it’s ultimate destination. As Danny v... (@PhilosophyWtf, 23 minutes)
2019-Oct-16podcast image0G76: The Golden Man and The Ubermensch
And lo, Philip K Dick descended from the mountaintop, perspiring heavily, to convey to the world that there were super hot wicked smart mutant Ubermensches coming for their wimmins, and only by acting like total nazis can humans avoid being holocausted by the mutant nazis Ubermensches. If you're not impressed by a half hour podcast that makes the previous sentence comprehensible, I got nothing. Bi... (@0gPhilosophy, 42 minutes)
2019-Oct-16podcast imageWas betrayal inevitable?
What obligations does the United States have to the Kurds, and indeed, to the region as a whole? Professor Nader Hashemi from the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Denver joins us to discuss the past, present and future of the Syrian conflict. (@RadioNational, 47 minutes)
2019-Oct-15podcast imageImagination and the Importance of Creative Madness
Today, I discuss the importance of imagination and creative thinking! And maybe, more importantly, its relation to thinking about philosophy, ideas, the world, and yourselves. Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: Discord Squad: htt... (@philosophyguy2, 27 minutes)
2019-Oct-15podcast imageA Right to a Home?
Cara Nine / Yousif M. Qasmiyeh / Beth Watts Listen here or on YouTube ‘Home’ means more than a roof over our heads. It can be crucial to our sense of ourselves and our well-being. So what might it... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2019-Oct-15podcast imageEpisode 174: More Chiang for Your Buck ("Anxiety is the Dizziness of Freedom" Pt. 2)
Is character destiny, or can fluky decisions or tiny shifts in weather patterns fundamentally change who we are? Does the existence or non-existence of alternate universes have any bearing on freedom and responsibility? David and Tamler conclude their discussion of Ted Chiang’s “Anxiety is the Dizziness of Freedom” along with another very short piece by Chiang called “What’s Expected of Us” that w... (@verybadwizards, 106 minutes)
2019-Oct-15podcast image7/10/2019 – 112th PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS: Helen Steward on Free Will and External Reality: Two Scepticisms Compared
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2019-Oct-15podcast imageInto the Unknown | Martin Rees, Tony Milligan, Elizabeth Seward
Fifty years ago we landed on the moon, and imagined that in 2001 we would be travelling vast distances through space. But the fantasy died, and we went nowhere. Now a new age of space exploration is underway - this one driven by companies, billionaires, and new players like China and India. Is it an essential trait of being human to reach out into the unknown? In this episode of Philosophy for our... (@IAI_TV, 35 minutes)
2019-Oct-15podcast imageEpisode 119: Stephanie Kapusta discusses misgendering
In this episode, our guest argues that in addition to ordinary individual cases of misgendering, in which one person gets another person's gender wrong when they address them, there's a broader sense of the term. In the broader sense, a philosophical account of what gender is can also misgender people. How? The idea is that in signing yourself up for an incorrect philosophical account of gender, y... (@ElucidationsPod, 45 minutes)
2019-Oct-15podcast imageRationally Speaking #241 - Thibault Le Texier on "Debunking the Stanford Prison Experiment"
The Stanford Prison Experiment is one of the most famous psychology experiments in history. For decades, we've been told that it proves how regular people easily turn sadistic when they are asked to role play as prison guards. But the story now appears to be mostly fraudulent. Thibault Le Texier is a researcher who dug into the Stanford archives and learned that the "prison guards" were actually t... (@Rspodcast, 55 minutes)
2019-Oct-14podcast image#242 Nicholas Humphrey: The Psychology Of Consciousness And Intelligence
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2019-Oct-14podcast imageEp. 227: What Is Social Construction? (Hacking, Berger) (Part Two)
Continuing Ian Hacking’s The Social Construction of What (1999) and Peter Berger's “Religion and World Construction" (1967). We break down Hacking's typology of construction arguments: Are they exploring where our ideas came from or trying to change things? Are they trying to state facts about nature vs. nurture or essentially political solicitations for us to reconceptualize in healthier ways? Pl... (@PartiallyExLife, 66 minutes)
2019-Oct-14podcast image68 | Melanie Mitchell on Artificial Intelligence and the Challenge of Common Sense
Artificial intelligence is better than humans at playing chess or go, but still has trouble holding a conversation or driving a car. A simple way to think about the discrepancy is through the lens of “common sense” — there are features of the world, from the fact that tables are solid to the prediction that a tree won’t walk across the street, that humans take for granted but that machines have di... (@seanmcarroll, 82 minutes)
2019-Oct-13podcast image"Who Should We Blame and Who Should We Forgive?"
Jack visits with Miranda Fricker, Presidential Professor of Philosophy at the City University of New York Graduate Center. (@whyradioshow, 87 minutes)
2019-Oct-13podcast imageE36: The Man on the Street - A Definition of 'Definition'
In this episode Harland engages in some more of that pesky normative semantics and proposes a new definition of the word 'definition' (n): a paraphrastic replacement function. Huh? Well then he defines all those words too! The primary intent is to provide a pragmatically, anthropologically useful interpretation of current usage while not relying on a putatively unsupportable definition that i... (@dawdlerspodcast, 56 minutes)
2019-Oct-13podcast imageSTM Podcast #25: The Illusion of Consciousness - Keith Frankish
***Links On How To Follow Keith Frankish Can Be Found Below *** On episode 25, we welcome philosopher Keith Frankish to discuss how consciousness is an illusion created by our brains, cognitive biases and how they affect our mental health, and how learning about them can alter our actions. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man's soul. He is a... (@seize_podcast, 98 minutes)
2019-Oct-13podcast image010 – Do We Live in a Simulation?
Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? A veritable landslide of such questions await you in this episode, which Elena and Ian wish to clarify is surprisingly, and almost entirely, Matrix-free™. If you liked this episode, subscribing/following means you'll get the next one automatically. We'd love it if you could leave us a review on iTunes too. And if you want to get in touch with us, you ca... (@wondercupboard, 60 minutes)
2019-Oct-13podcast imageFeminism, ecology, motherhood
The climate debate isn't just about science; it's also about gender and power. Ecofeminism takes this seriously - but does it also perpetuate negative stereotypes about women's supposedly "natural" connection to the earth and to nurturing? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Oct-13podcast imageEpisode 67, Flowers for Algernon (Part III - The Story: The Fall of Charlie Gordon)
Report: March 2nd After the successes we have had with Algernon, and with much deliberation, I have officially chosen our first research subject. Charlie Gordon, 32, was recommended to us by Alice Kinian from the Beekman School for Retarded Adults and she has assured us of his desire to increase his intellect. I have scheduled for Charlie to come to the lab over the next few days where Burt S... (@ThePanpsycast, 32 minutes)
2019-Oct-13podcast imageHAP 37 - Liberty, Equality, Humanity - The Haitian Revolution
In an age of revolutions and revolutionary ideas, the Haitian Revolution of 1791-1804 stands out as the most radical of them all. (@HistPhilosophy, 23 minutes)
2019-Oct-13podcast image427: The Space-Time Continuum
More at https://philosophytalk.org/shows/space-t... Strange things are said about time: that it's illusory, that it has no direction. But what about space, or the space-time continuum? What exactly is space-time? Are space and time fundamental features of the world? How do Einstein’s special and general theories of relativity change our understanding of space-time? Is there a distinction to b... (@philtalkradio, 51 minutes)
2019-Oct-12podcast imageSusan Schneider Live!
Join me for a discussion with Susan Schneider, NASA-Baruch Blumberg Chair, Library of Congress and NASA, Distinguished Scholar Chair, Library of Congress (2019), Director, AI, Mind and Society (“AIMS”) Group, The University of Connecticut, and Associate Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science, University of Connecticut, as we discuss her new book Artificial You -AI and the Future... (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-11podcast image#241 Marianne Brandon: Sex Robots And Human Sexuality
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2019-Oct-11podcast imageEV - 111 Plato v Aristotle v Nagel with Fabien-Denis Cayer
My guest this week is Fabien-Denis Cayer (@OldAristocles), a PHD student at the University of Ottawa and a writer at buriedincontemplation.com. He joins me to dive deeper into our discussions on Plato, Aristotle, and Nagel. All favorites!Fabien's work: https://buriedincontemplation.com/Invoca... The Changing RoomEditing by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsyn.com/s02e02-r... (@ETVPod, 62 minutes)
2019-Oct-10podcast imageSacred and Profane Love Episode 17: The Death of a Whisky Priest
Sacred and Profane Love Episode 17: The Death of a Whisky Priest by Sacred and Profane Love (@jennfrey, 54 minutes)
2019-Oct-10podcast image#240 Paul Katsafanas: Nietzsche And Moral Psychology
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2019-Oct-10podcast imageRousseau on Education
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the ideas of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) on the education of children, as set out in his novel or treatise Emile, published in 1762. He held that children are born with natural goodness, which he sought to protect as they developed, allowing each to form their own conclusions from experience, avoiding the domineering influence of others. In particular, he wa... (@BBCInOurTime, 52 minutes)
2019-Oct-10podcast imageJustin Garson, "What Biological Functions are and Why They Matter" (Cambridge UP, 2019)
Why do zebras have stripes? One way to answer that question is ask what function stripes play in the lives of zebras – for example, to deter disease-carrying flies from biting them. This notion of a function plays a central role in biology: biologists frequently refer to the functions of many traits of evolved organisms. But not everything a trait causes is its function – the stripes might disorie... (@NewBooksPhil, 69 minutes)
2019-Oct-09podcast imageAUDIENCE QUESTIONS
I field listener questions including: language, ideology, booking guests, volunteering, and am I an anti-white racist? (@PolPhilPod, 99 minutes)
2019-Oct-09podcast imagePhilosophy 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 wisdom, is... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2019-Oct-09podcast imageKeith Frankish and Philip Goff Live!
Join me for a discussion with Keith Frankish and Philip Goff as we discuss all things Illusionism (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-09podcast imageAxel Cleermans Live!
Join me for a discussion with Axel Cleermans, a professor of cognitive psychology, as we discuss his radical plasticity theory of consciousness Axel’s website (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-09podcast imageStephen Fleming Live!
Join me for a discussion with Steve Fleming, a cognitive neuroscientist and psychologist at the University College London, as we discuss science communication, different notions of metacognition, metacognition in animals and humans, levels of consciousness, the status of cognitive neuroscience, the use of reports in consciousness science, Steve’s model of awareness as inference in a … ... (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-09podcast imageJoshua Tan Live!
Join me for a discussion with Joshua Tan, an astronomer at LaGuardia and based at the Museum of Natural History, as we discuss life in the universe, quantum mechanics, and consciousness (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-09podcast imageMatthias Michel Live!
Join me for a discussion with Matthias Michel, currently a postdoctoral associate at New York University, as we discuss the history of consciousness science, phenomenological overflow, optimism v. pessimism about the detection of consciousness, the relation of attention and consciousness, underdetermination of theory by evidence, the role of prefrontal cortex in consciousness, the reputation of &#... (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-09podcast imageEp.63 Fitche and German Idealism Part 3
This week Mike and Danny help Fichte to pack his bags after a very pleasant visit. Fichte tells us not to fuss as he'd far rather do his own packing because activity helps develop his consciousness and also expands the universal ego. Mike and Danny remind him that the last time he said that he left two pairs of socks and some underwear under our spare bed and nobody wants that. Fichte insists that... (@PhilosophyWtf, 25 minutes)
2019-Oct-09podcast image0G75: Repo Men and Organ Markets
REEEEEEPPPPPOOOOO MEEEENNNNN!!! Sorry, still got those killer tunes stuck in my head from our NASA9 coverage of Repo! The Genetic Opera. Highly recommend for the original improvised music by Thomas. For this week we have the non-musical version, Repo Men starring Jude Law and Forest Whittaker. It's a much more banal kind of bad, but it's a great basis for discussing the ethics of buying and sellin... (@0gPhilosophy, 43 minutes)
2019-Oct-09podcast imageIs optimism dangerous for democratic politics?
Modern democratic politics have taken what could be called an 'optimistic turn': a kind of hyperbolic cheeriness in the face of a purported threat; an assurance that the future will be bright, and that only the man at the helm can deliver it. So there’s no need to be anxious. Political philosopher Romand Coles joins Waleed and Scott to discuss why this optimism is the antithesis of genuine democra... (@RadioNational, 45 minutes)
2019-Oct-08podcast imageRuth Millikan Live!
Join me for a discussion with Ruth Millikan, a self-professed retired philosopher who is still writing (in addition she has won the Schock Prize, The Jean Nicod prize, the Rescher prize, and has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences), as we discuss her theory of perception as interpretation of signs, Swamp … Continue reading Ruth Millikan Live! (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-08podcast imageModern Crises and Ancient Gods | David King, Sister Jayanti, Natalie Bennett
For much of human history, nature was our god. Yet now science and technology, which once we used to tame nature, are increasingly seen as plundering the planet and wrecking the climate. Were the ancients right, and nature the source of all things and that which we should guard most closely? Or should we instead renew our belief in progress and human ingenuity to solve our current problems? In th... (@IAI_TV, 46 minutes)
2019-Oct-08podcast imageEpisode 135 ... Leo Strauss - Ancients vs. Moderns
Today we talk about the work of Leo Strauss. (@iamstephenwest, 26 minutes)
2019-Oct-07podcast image#239 Abigail Page: Cooperative Breeding, Social Networks, And Health In The Agta
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2019-Oct-07podcast image489: The Allure of Authoritarianism
More at www.philosophytalk.org/shows/allure-auth... In George Orwell’s 1984, the party’s “final, most essential command” was “to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears.” Authoritarian regimes call on us to accept as fact whatever they tell us; or worse, as Hannah Arendt says, they get us to a point where we no longer know—or care about—the difference between fiction and reality. So why are... (@philtalkradio, 11 minutes)
2019-Oct-07podcast imageThe Spiritual Brain
What is spirituality? What is religiousness? And what is their purpose? I thought of a better way to explain this, that I figured out at the end of the episode, where it's explained. So hang in! Bonus Feed (My thought process and support with duh monies): https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Podcast: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/2Z0rAjA Social Links: ... (@philosophyguy2, 24 minutes)
2019-Oct-07podcast image67 | Kate Jeffery on Entropy, Complexity, and Evolution
Our observable universe started out in a highly non-generic state, one of very low entropy, and disorderliness has been growing ever since. How, then, can we account for the appearance of complex systems such as organisms and biospheres? The answer is that very low-entropy states typically appear simple, and high-entropy states also appear simple, and complexity can emerge along the road in betwee... (@seanmcarroll, 73 minutes)
2019-Oct-07podcast imageEp. 227: What Is Social Construction? (Hacking, Berger) (Part One)
On Ian Hacking’s The Social Construction of What (1999) and Peter Berger's “Religion and World Construction" (1967). Guest Coleman Hughes from Dilemma joins us to survey the types of social construction arguments: the "culture wars" (e.g. race, gender) and the "science wars" (scientific findings are not read off the world but emerge from history). Something can be constructed, yet still be an obje... (@PartiallyExLife, 46 minutes)
2019-Oct-07podcast imageFrom Eugenics to Human Gene Editing: Engineering Life in China in a Global Context
In November 2018, a Chinese scientist announced the birth of the world’s first gene-edited babies and sparked outrage across the world. Professor Nie considers how China's complex socio-ethical approach paved the way for this controversial experiment. Among numerous ethical issues, editing heritable germline genomes of otherwise healthy embryos for natural resistance to HIV constitutes an effort o... (@ethicsinthenews, 47 minutes)
2019-Oct-07podcast imageAre You an Authoritarian?
Justin and Zach discuss what it means to have an authoritarian personality. The topic is not strong men who lead governments but the sort of people who are inclined to support them. How do political scientists detect authoritarian personalities? Why have authoritarians sorted themselves into the Republican party? Listen to find out! Stay tuned for an upcoming episode about whether there can ... (@thevimblog, 69 minutes)
2019-Oct-06podcast imageShorts - E23: Discordianism
Fnord. This week the Dawdler's dip a toe into the wild and wacky world of parody religion and spread a few memes and participate in their small way to the Pan-Pontification Project. Duck! Here comes a golden apple, thrown into our little party. Let's not fight over it, k? ~The Dawds The Principia Discordia Online: https://principiadiscordia.com/book/1.ph... (@dawdlerspodcast, 29 minutes)
2019-Oct-06podcast imageSTM Podcast #24: Mutah "Napoleon" Beale - Life Of An Outlaw
***Links On How To Follow Napoleon Can Be Found Below *** On episode 24, we welcome hip-hop legend, and former member of 2Pac’s Outlawz, Mutah “Napoleon” Beale to discuss his life in the music industry, the downside and emptiness of fame, developing grit in the face of unimaginable tragedy, finding solace through Islam, the toxicity of pride, and his relationships with Tupac Shakur and the Outlawz... (@seize_podcast, 51 minutes)
2019-Oct-06podcast imageKeith Frankish Live!
Join me for a discussion with Keith Frankish, an Honorary Reader at the University of Sheffield, UK, a Visiting Research Fellow with The Open University, UK (where I was formerly a Senior Lecturer), and an Adjunct Professor with the Brain and Mind Programme at the University of Crete, as we discuss dual process theory, the nature of … Continue reading Keith Frankish Live! (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-06podcast imageGenetically obsolete
The prospect of human genetic enhancement raises moral concerns. Will a genetically enhanced human in 2060 will be rendered “obsolete” by technological advances that come along in 2070? What happens when we blur the distinction between person and product? (@DavidPZone1, 28 minutes)
2019-Oct-06podcast imageEpisode 67, Flowers for Algernon (Part II - The Story: The Rise of Charlie Gordon)
Report: March 2nd After the successes we have had with Algernon, and with much deliberation, I have officially chosen our first research subject. Charlie Gordon, 32, was recommended to us by Alice Kinian from the Beekman School for Retarded Adults and she has assured us of his desire to increase his intellect. I have scheduled for Charlie to come to the lab over the next few days where Burt S... (@ThePanpsycast, 39 minutes)
2019-Oct-06podcast imageHoP 333 - Difficult to Be Good - Humanist Ethics
Humanists from Bruni and Valla to Pontano and Castiglione ask whether ancient ethical teachings can still help us learn how to live. (@HistPhilosophy, 22 minutes)
2019-Oct-05podcast imageMichael Silberstein Live!
Join me for a discussion with Michael Silberstein, a professor at Elizabethtown College, as we discuss relativity theory, quantum mechanics, the relational block world, ontological structural realism, the ‘science first’ approach to ontology, string theory, the principle of sufficient reason, the multiverse, dark matter, subjectivity, the neutrality of Neutral Monism, panpsychism, Russ... (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-05podcast imageR. Scott Bakker Live!
Join me for a discussion with R. Scott Bakker, an author and independent philosopher, as we discuss concepts of consciousness, his Blind Brain theory of consciousness, eliminativism and illusionism, folk psychology, the intentional stance, Transhumanism, neural enhancement, Fermi’s Paradox, Greg Carrusso’s Public Health Model of criminal justice, and the semantic apocalypse. Scott̵... (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-05podcast imagePolitical Disagreement
Why do we disagree about political facts not just opinions? (@DavidEdmonds100)
2019-Oct-04podcast imageMonica Gagliano Live!
Join me for a discussion with Monica Gagliano, a Research Associate Professor in Evolutionary Ecology, Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia, Research Affiliate at the Sydney Environment Institute, University of Sydney & Senior Research Fellow at the Biological Intelligence (BI) Lab, University of Sydney, as we discuss her work on plant cognition, plant intellig... (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-04podcast image#238 Elizabeth Hill: Life History Theory, Development, And Risky Behavior
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2019-Oct-04podcast imageRobert Hopkins (NYU): “Artistic Style as the Expression of Artistic Ideals”
Robert Hopkins (NYU) presents “Artistic Style as the Expression of Artistic Ideals” at Senate House in London (02/10/2019, 16-18:00) for the London Aesthetics Forum. Please do not cite or reproduce without permission. (@aestheticsforum)
2019-Oct-04podcast imageRomina Padró Live!
Do you ever get tired of talking explicitly about consciousness? Join me for a discussion with Romina Padró, director of the Kripke Center at the Graduate Center of CUNY, as we discuss the epistemology of logic and the adoption problem -the question of whether we are able to consciously adopt an ‘alternative’ system of logic. … Continue reading Romina Padró Live! (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-04podcast imageMichael Rodriguez Live!
Join me for a discussion with Michael Rodriguez, an artist at Laguardia Community College, as we discuss all things art. *note* the audio for this one was recorded on my desktop microphone and so is not the greatest, sorry! -but the video has lots of art in it :)* Michael’s website (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-03podcast imageIs Morality Objective?
This is essentially a post-debate solo discussion about morality. Is morality objective or subjective? I wanted to explain my points more here. However, I'm still not completely happy with how I presented it, so I'm open to your thoughts. I wanted to post it anyway because I think it has some value. As always thanks for listening. Debate link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g84YgziY... Bonus... (@philosophyguy2, 29 minutes)
2019-Oct-03podcast image#237 Herbert Gintis: Altruism And Self-interest, As Revealed Through Game Theory
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2019-Oct-03podcast imageMiguel Ángel Sebastián Live!
Join me for a discussion with Miguel Sebastian, a philosopher working as Associate Research Fellow at the Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas at the UNAM, as we discuss first-person representations, unconscious perception, taxonomizing representational theories of consciousness, the phenomenology of the self, regress problems for higher-order theories, teleosemantics, zombies, 2D semantics, p... (@onemorebrown)
2019-Oct-03podcast image#13 Panpsychism: Is the Universe Conscious? - Dr Philip Goff
Is the Universe Conscious? In this episode, I host Dr Philip Goff, an Assistant Professor at the University of Durham. We talk about panpsychism, the theory that consciousness is a fundamental feature of the physical world, and its implications for science and philosophy, through the views of Bertrand Russell and Arthur Eddington. Further, we talk about the relation between panpsychism and ev... (@PremisePodcast, 53 minutes)
2019-Oct-03podcast imageEV - 110 Community Atheism with Stephanie Zvan
My guest this week is Stephanie Zvan, cohost of the Minnesota Atheists’ radio show and podcast, a regular contributor at The Orbit, and a board member of Secular Woman and Minnesota Atheists. She graciously cheers me up about the direction of the atheist movement.The Orbit: https://the-orbit.net/Invocation: The Book of GenesisEditing by Brian Ziegenhagen, check out his pod: http://youarehere.libsy... (@ETVPod, 63 minutes)
2019-Oct-02podcast imagePOPPER VS ADORNO 2 Positivism and Pluralism
What is ‘Positivism’ and why was it so important so Adorno to label Popper as one? Popper’s response, and what can we learn from this failure to communicate? (@PolPhilPod, 94 minutes)
2019-Oct-02podcast imageEp.62 Fichte and German Idealism Part 2
This week Mike and Danny witness the ego walk into Fichte's bar and tell everyone that they are unconscious. Listen in total astonishment as the not-ego stands up and accuses the ego of spilling it's pint. In the ensuing chaos, as the inevitable fight breaks out, listen for the Absolute Ego as it decides it's had quite enough of all this squabbling, gets out of bed and throws everyone out. Are you... (@PhilosophyWtf, 21 minutes)
2019-Oct-02podcast image0G74: Cloud Dragon Skies and Geoengineering
Those who can't accept the state of reality are doomed to dissatisfaction. Those who can accept the state of reality are doomed to things being as they are. We're reading N.K. Jemisin's short story Cloud Dragon Skies, which I highly recommend you read carefully before the episode and then reread after the episode because we have a very interesting difference of experiences on how we read it that w... (@0gPhilosophy, 45 minutes)
2019-Oct-02podcast imageShould Donald Trump be impeached? (take two)
Is the damage that Trump is inflicting on US political culture and the office of the executive so egregious that legislative sanction is more important than electoral advantage? We explore the normative and pragmatic considerations of impeaching this president, with Professor Joshua Cohen. (@RadioNational, 52 minutes)
2019-Oct-01podcast imageMulticulturalism and Animal Ethics
David Grumett / Angie Pepper / Varun Uberoi Listen here or on YouTube The welfare and flourishing of animals is now enshrined in national and international law. But what should we do when cultural or... Podcasts from the Forum for Philosophy. Science, politics and culture from a philosophical perspective. (@forumphilosophy)
2019-Oct-01podcast imageMasters of the Universe | Natalie Kofler, Steve Fuller, Angela Saini
Ever since the discovery of DNA, we have fanstasised about creating new species of animals, or even 'improved' humans. But it is only in the last few years that a new gene editing technology, CRISPR, has made this a reality. Many claim it is already unstoppable, that we will always demand solutions to diseases if they are possible. Is CRISPR the key to improving health and defeating ageing? In thi... (@IAI_TV, 36 minutes)
2019-Oct-01podcast imageEpisode 173: Talking to Your (Alternate) Self [Ted Chiang's "Anxiety is the Dizziness of Freedom"]
David and Tamler dive back into the Ted Chiang well and explore the fascinating world described in "Anxiety is the Dizziness of Freedom." What if you could interact with alternate versions of yourself - versions that made different choices, had different jobs, or different partners? Would you get jealous of your other selves if they were more successful? Would you want them to be unhappy so you co... (@verybadwizards, 100 minutes)
2019-Oct-01podcast imageSTM Podcast Ep 10: Why Is Love So Hard For Us To Find?
On episode 10, Alen and Leon discuss love and dating in the age of social media. They talk about their personal experiences, the things they did and learned that help them navigate relationships, and how they can be helpful to you. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man's soul. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor/Psychotherapist — special... (@seize_podcast, 98 minutes)
2019-Oct-01podcast imageSTM Podcast Episode 9: How Can We Overcome Impostor Syndrome?
On episode 9, Alen and Leon discuss Impostor Syndrome and their personal experiences of it. They, additionally, focus on strategies for alleviating it and exploring how reducing it can improve our lives, which includes the ability to have better sex. Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man's soul. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor/Psycho... (@seize_podcast, 80 minutes)
2019-Oct-01podcast imageSTM Podcast Ep 7: How Can Divergent Thinki