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Philosophy Podcasts

A listing of philosophy and "ideas" podcasts.

See also: A composite list of episodes from the past 90 days of these podcasts.

Updated: 2022-Sep-28 11:35 UTC. Podcasts: 178. Podcasts are ordered by year of latest episode and, within each year, by the number of philosophers following the podcast's indicated Twitter account. Switch to uncategorized grid view. Switch to categorized grid view. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

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podcast imagePhilosophy Bites
Twitter: @philosophybites@DavidEdmonds100 (@philosophybites followed by 715 philosophers)
Site: philosophybites.com
359 episodes • 2007 to present
Average episode: 17 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: David Edmonds (Uehiro Centre, Oxford University) and Nigel Warburton (freelance philosopher/writer) interview top philosophers on a wide range of topics. Two books based on the series have been published by Oxford University Press. We are currently self-funding - donations very welcome via our website https://philosophybites.com
podcast imageMind Chat
Twitter: @keithfrankish@Philip_Goff (@keithfrankish followed by 523 philosophers)
Site: www.youtube.com/c/MindChat
16 episodes • 2021 to present
Average episode: 133 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Mind/Consciousness • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Philip Goff is a philosopher who thinks consciousness pervades the universe. Keith Frankish is a philosopher who thinks consciousness* doesn't even exist. From their very different perspectives, Keith and Philip interview leading scientists and philosophers of consciousness, engaging and debating in a friendly way in pursuit of truth. Mind Chat aims to be highly accessible, allowing those with no background in science and/or philosophy to get a grip on the cutting edge of the field. | | (*To be more precise, Keith thinks *phenomenal* consciousness doesn't exist; listen to find out what this is.)
podcast imageMind to Mind
Twitter: @keithfrankish (followed by 523 philosophers)
Site: anchor.fm/mindtomind
2 episodes • 2022
Average episode: 132 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Panel-Style

Podcaster's summary: Philosopher Keith Frankish interviews leading philosophers of mind and cognitive scientists
podcast imageHistory of Philosophy Without Any Gaps
Twitter: @HistPhilosophy (followed by 485 philosophers)
Site: historyofphilosophy.net
411 episodes • 2010 to present
Average episode: 24 minutes
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Categories: Course-Style • History of Philosophy

Podcaster's summary: Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy at the LMU in Munich and at King's College London, takes listeners through the history of philosophy, "without any gaps." The series looks at the ideas, lives and historical context of the major philosophers as well as the lesser-known figures of the tradition. https://www.historyofphilosophy.net. NOTE: iTunes shows only the most recent 300 episodes; subscribe on iTunes or go to a different platform for the whole series.
podcast imageHistory of Indian and Africana Philosophy
Twitter: @HistPhilosophy@ChikeJeffers (@HistPhilosophy followed by 485 philosophers)
Site: historyofphilosophy.net
170 episodes • 2015 to present
Average episode: 26 minutes
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Categories: History of Philosophy • Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Peter Adamson, Jonardon Ganeri, and Chike Jeffers present the philosophical traditions of India, Africa, and the African Diaspora. Further reading and info at https://www.historyofphilosophy.net.
podcast imageProceedings of the Aristotelian Society
Twitter: @Aristotweets (followed by 463 philosophers)
Site: www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk/the-proceedings/proceedings-podcasts
174 episodes • 2012 to present
Average episode: 53 minutes
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Categories: Talk/Seminar Series

Podcaster's summary: The Aristotelian Society, founded in 1880, meets fortnightly in London to hear and discuss talks given by leading philosophers from a broad range of philosophical traditions. The papers read at the Society’s meetings are published in the Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society. The mission of the Society is to make philosophy widely available to the general public, and the Aristotelian Society Podcast Series represents our latest initiative in furthering this goal. The audio podcasts of our talks are produced by Backdoor Broadcasting Company in conjunction with the Institute of Philosophy, University of London. Please visit our website to learn more about us and our publications: http://www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk
podcast imageThe Academic Imperfectionist
Twitter: @AcademicImp@rebecca_roache (@rebecca_roache followed by 404 philosophers)
Site: academicimperfectionist.com
45 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 18 minutes
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Categories: Life Philosophy • Monologue (Non-Course)

Podcaster's summary: The Academic Imperfectionist combines philosophical analysis and coaching insights to help you dump perfectionism and flourish on your own terms. Your host is Dr Rebecca Roache, a coach and Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of London.
podcast imageCondensed Matter
Twitter: @KimptonNye (followed by 383 philosophers)
Site: condensedmatter.buzzsprout.com
33 episodes • 2021 to present
Average episode: 19 minutes
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Categories: Monologue (Non-Course)

Podcaster's summary: Condensing recent work in metaphysics and the philosophy of science down to what matters. Hosted by Dr Sam Kimpton-Nye, research associate on the MetaScience project (ERC, Horizon 2020, grant agreement No 771509; https://www.metascience.xyz) at the Unversity of Bristol. Music: NaturesEye from Pixabay. Art: Francesca Smith
podcast imageThinking Hard and Slow
Twitter: @RIPhilo (followed by 383 philosophers)
Site: www.royalinstitutephilosophy.org
21 episodes • 2022
Average episode: 69 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Talk/Seminar Series

Podcaster's summary: Mind-expanding long-form philosophy talks and discussions that are both rigorous and accessible. Recorded live from our annual themed lecture series, special lectures and our big debate, the series features leading figures in philosophy, from distinguished senior professors to up and coming talent. This is real, in-depth philosophy without the jargon, for minds that like a good workout. Presented by Julian Baggini, Academic Director of the Royal Institute of Philosophy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
podcast imageMinds Almost Meeting
Twitter: @AgnesCallard@robinhanson (@AgnesCallard followed by 379 philosophers)
Site: mindsalmostmeeting.com
27 episodes • 2021 to present
Average episode: 65 minutes
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Categories: Philosophy+/Philosophyish/Ideas/Etc. • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Imagine two smart curious friendly and basically truth-seeking people, but from very different intellectual traditions. Traditions with different tools, priorities, and ground rules. What would they discuss? Would they talk past each other? Make any progress? Would anyone want to hear them? Economist Robin Hanson and philosopher Agnes Callard decided to find out.
podcast imageForum for Philosophy
Twitter: @forumphilosophy (followed by 337 philosophers)
Site: blogs.lse.ac.uk/theforum/thepodcasts
94 episodes • 2020 to present
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Categories: Panel-Style

Podcaster's summary: Science, politics, and culture from a philosophical perspective
podcast imagePhilosophy Talk Starters
Twitter: @philtalkradio (followed by 317 philosophers)
Site: www.philosophytalk.org
500 episodes • 2015 to present
Average episode: 10 minutes
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Categories: Broadcast Radio Programs • Interview-Style • Three+ Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Podcast by Philosophy Talk Starters
podcast imagePhilosophical Disquisitions
Twitter: @JohnDanaher (followed by 317 philosophers)
Site: philosophicaldisquisitions.blogspot.com
60 episodes • 2019 to present
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Categories: Interview-Style • Science and Technology

Podcaster's summary: Interviews with experts about the philosophy of the future.
podcast imageThe Philosopher & The News
Twitter: @newsphilosophy@philosopher1923 (@philosopher1923 followed by 314 philosophers)
Site: newsphilosopher.buzzsprout.com
37 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 59 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Leading philosophers bring to the surface the ideas hidden behind the biggest news stories.
podcast imagePhilosophy 247
Twitter: @DavidEdmonds100 (followed by 312 philosophers)
Site: www.philosophy247.org
50 episodes • 2016 to present
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: David Edmonds interviews leading philosophers about moral issues that affect us 24/7.
podcast imageMicrophilosophy with Julian Baggini
Twitter: @JulianBaggini (followed by 309 philosophers)
Site: www.julianbaggini.com
30 episodes • 2011 to present
Average episode: 26 minutes
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Categories: Panel-Style

Podcaster's summary: Diverse discussions with philosophers worth listening to. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
podcast imageHi-Phi Nation
Twitter: @HiPhiNation@ProfBarryLam (@HiPhiNation followed by 292 philosophers)
Site: hiphination.org
57 episodes • 2016 to present
Average episode: 44 minutes
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Categories: Story/Narrative-Style

Podcaster's summary: Hi-Phi Nation is philosophy in story-form, integrating narrative journalism with big ideas. We look at stories from everyday life, law, science, popular culture, and strange corners of human experiences that raise thought-provoking questions about things like justice, knowledge, the self, morality, and existence. We then seek answers with the help of academics and philosophers. The show is produced and hosted by Barry Lam of Vassar College.
podcast imageSacred and Profane Love
Twitter: @eudaimoniapod@jennfrey (@jennfrey followed by 289 philosophers)
Site: thevirtueblog.com
53 episodes • 2019 to present
Average episode: 68 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Podcast by Sacred and Profane Love
podcast imagePhilosophy | Ethics Short Story Discussions
Twitter: @AfterDinnerCon (followed by 272 philosophers)
Site: www.afterdinnerconversation.com
68 episodes • 2019 to present
Average episode: 39 minutes
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Categories: Ethics • Interview-Style • Three+ Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Named “TOP 20 PHILOSOPHY PODCAST” for 2022! | Brought to you by “After Dinner Conversation” publishing; thoughtful discussions about the philosophy and ethics found in the short fiction stories from our monthly magazine. | Or, put another way, discussions about “what-if” examples, across literary genres, regarding ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, utilitarianism, aesthetics, moral relativism, and political and economic philosophy.
podcast imageWhat's Left of Philosophy
Twitter: @leftofphil@gdmorejon@whitherutopia@oglynwil@classreductress (@whitherutopia followed by 264 philosophers)
Site: leftofphilosophy.buzzsprout.com
48 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 57 minutes
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Categories: Political Philosophy • Three+ Hosts

Podcaster's summary: In What’s Left of Philosophy Gil Morejón (@gdmorejon), Lillian Cicerchia (@lilcicerch), Owen Glyn-Williams (@oglynwil), and William Paris (@williammparis) discuss philosophy’s radical histories and contemporary political theory. Philosophy isn't dead, but what's left? Support us at patreon.com/leftofphilosophy
podcast imageFive Questions
Twitter: @KieranSetiya (followed by 253 philosophers)
Site: anchor.fm/kieran-setiya
80 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 26 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: I ask philosophers five questions about themselves. | | New episodes post on Tuesdays.
podcast imageSadler's Lectures
Twitter: @philosopher70 (followed by 249 philosophers)
Site: soundcloud.com/gregorybsadler
500 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 14 minutes
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Categories: Course-Style • Ethics • History of Philosophy • Life Philosophy

Podcaster's summary: I'm that YouTube Philosophy Guy! Find more than 2,000 videos in my main channel. Support my video and podcast work! https://www.patreon.com/sadler or https://www.buymeacoffee.com/A4quYdWoM | | Learn more about this podcast channel - https://youtu.be/qRvL0gqlyrw and https://medium.com/gregory-b-sadler-ph-d/the-sadlers-lectures-podcast-56e18619c5aa | | Due to popular demand - and with the work underwritten by my Patreon supporters - I have started converting my videos into MP3 files listeners can listen to anywhere they want! | | Once I reach a higher level of support on Patreon, I plan to start creating original episodes in a new podcast series. Want to help me get that started? Become a supporter!
podcast imageEmbrace The Void
Twitter: @ETVPod (followed by 249 philosophers)
Site: voidpod.com
260 episodes • 2017 to present
Average episode: 65 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Welcome friends, to a podcast for a darker timeline. Maybe the darkest of all timelines. Definitely not one of the good timelines. Maybe it’s always been a dark timeline, maybe the Hadron collider screwed us over. Science may never know. What we do know is that we live in the void. The void, a place where a chittering mass of void crabs can infest a person suit and win the presidency. The void, a place where we're just clever enough to know that climate change is happening, but not quite clever enough to do anything about it. The void seems terrible and cruel, but it loves you, in its own ironic way.
podcast imageSean Carroll's Mindscape: Science, Society, Philosophy, Culture, Arts, and Ideas
Twitter: @seanmcarroll (followed by 243 philosophers)
Site: www.preposterousuniverse.com/podcast
242 episodes • 2018 to present
Average episode: 93 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Philosophy+/Philosophyish/Ideas/Etc. • Science and Technology

Podcaster's summary: Ever wanted to know how music affects your brain, what quantum mechanics really is, or how black holes work? Do you wonder why you get emotional each time you see a certain movie, or how on earth video games are designed? Then you’ve come to the right place. Each week, Sean Carroll will host conversations with some of the most interesting thinkers in the world. From neuroscientists and engineers to authors and television producers, Sean and his guests talk about the biggest ideas in science, philosophy, culture and much more.
podcast imageThe Free Will Show
Twitter: @thefreewillshow@taylorwcyr@MatthewFlummer (@taylorwcyr followed by 242 philosophers)
Site: thefreewillshow.com
48 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 44 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Mind/Consciousness • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Do any of us really have free will? What does it mean to have free will, anyway? Is free will compatible with determinism? Hasn’t science disproved free will? How could we have free will if God exists and foreknows everything that we will ever do? The Free Will Show provides a beginner-friendly introduction to the topic of free will while at the same time exposing listeners to cutting-edge developments on the topic. Hosted by a couple of philosophers, Taylor Cyr and Matt Flummer, The Free Will Show features interviews with guests on a diverse array of issues relating to free will, including issues in science and theology. thefreewillshow.com
podcast imagePhilosophy For Our Times
Twitter: @IAI_TV (followed by 228 philosophers)
Site: iai.tv/iai-podcast
335 episodes • 2016 to present
Average episode: 35 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Panel-Style

Podcaster's summary: Philosophy for our Times is a free philosophy podcast bringing you the latest talks and debates from the world’s leading thinkers. We host weekly episodes on today’s biggest ideas in news, society, culture, politics, science and arts. Subscribe today to never miss an episode.
podcast imageUehiro Centre for Practical Ethics
Twitter: @ethicsinthenews (followed by 217 philosophers)
Site: podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/uehiro-centre-practical-ethics
128 episodes • 2009 to present
Average episode: 49 minutes
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Categories: Ethics • Talk/Seminar Series

Podcaster's summary: A selection of seminars and special lectures on wide-ranging topics relating to practical ethics. The Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics was established in 2002 with the support of the Uehiro Foundation on Ethics and Education of Japan. It is an integral part of the philosophy faculty of Oxford University, one of the great centres of academic excellence in philosophical ethics.
podcast imageUehiro Lectures: Practical solutions for ethical challenges
Twitter: @ethicsinthenews (followed by 217 philosophers)
Site: podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/uehiro-lectures-practical-solutions-ethical-challenges
33 episodes • 2017 to present
Average episode: 61 minutes
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Categories: Ethics • Talk/Seminar Series

Podcaster's summary: The annual public Uehiro Lecture Series captures the ethos of the Uehiro Centre, which is to bring the best scholarship in analytic philosophy to bear on the most significant problems of our time, and to make progress in the analysis and resolution of these issues to the highest academic standard, in a manner that is also accessible to the general public. Philosophy should not only create knowledge, it should make people’s lives better.
podcast imageThinking Out Loud: leading philosophers discuss topical global issues
Twitter: @ethicsinthenews (followed by 217 philosophers)
Site: podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/thinking-out-loud-leading-philosophers-discuss-topical-global-issues
15 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 15 minutes
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Categories: Ethics • Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Thinking Out Loud provides audio-podcasts based on a series of videos produced by Katrien Devolder in which she talks to leading philosophers from around the world on topics related to practical ethics. The podcast and videos are meant for a non-specialist audience. You can watch the videos on the Practical Ethics Channel. Katrien is a Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics.
podcast imageHotel Bar Sessions
Twitter: @hotelbarpodcast@DrLeighMJohnson@c_fpeterson@rickleephilos (@DrLeighMJohnson followed by 215 philosophers)
Site: hotelbarpodcast.com
72 episodes • 2021 to present
Average episode: 60 minutes
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Categories: Three+ Hosts

Podcaster's summary: where the real philosophy happens
podcast imageNew Books in Philosophy
Twitter: @NewBooksPhil (followed by 214 philosophers)
Site: newbooksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/philosophy
321 episodes • 2011 to present
Average episode: 66 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Interview with Philosophers about their New Books | Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/philosophy
podcast imageOverthink
Twitter: @overthink_pod@ellieanderphd@DrPenaGuzman1 (@ellieanderphd followed by 206 philosophers)
Site: www.instagram.com/overthink_pod/?hl=en
61 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 53 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: The best of all possible podcasts, Leibniz would say. Putting big ideas in dialogue with the everyday, Overthink offers accessible and fresh takes on philosophy from enthusiastic experts. Hosted by professors Ellie Anderson (Pomona College) and David M. Peña-Guzmán (San Francisco State University).
podcast imageMoral Sciences Club
Twitter: @CambridgePhilos (followed by 203 philosophers)
Site: www.phil.cam.ac.uk/podcasts-link/podcasts-philosophy
121 episodes • 2013 to present
Average episode: 43 minutes
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Categories: Talk/Seminar Series

Podcaster's summary: Recordings of talks at the Faculty of Philosophy Moral Sciences Club.
podcast imageSpace Time Mind
Twitter: @spacetimemind99@onemorebrown@petemandik (@onemorebrown followed by 196 philosophers)
Site: www.spacetimemind.com
39 episodes • 2014 to present
Average episode: 81 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Science and Technology • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Philosophy professor Pete Mandik tackles topics ranging from the neuroscience of consciousness to the philosophical foundations of physics.
podcast imageGenerous Questions
Twitter: @DrJoeMorrison (followed by 195 philosophers)
Site: www.generousquestions.co.uk
10 episodes • 2019 to present
Average episode: 54 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: A podcast about philosophy that's made in the Department of Philosophy at Queen's University Belfast. Joe Morrison asks colleagues, students and visiting academics a bunch of questions about the ideas that they're exploring.
podcast imageLittle Bad Thing
Twitter: @TheRealEGS@ethics_centre (@TheRealEGS followed by 193 philosophers)
Site: ethics.org.au/littlebadthing
11 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 15 minutes
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Categories: Ethics • Story/Narrative-Style

Podcaster's summary: True stories each week of the things we wish we hadn’t done. Smart, dark, wry, and surprising, this is a show for anyone who’s made a big decision or regretted a small one. Hosted by philosopher Eleanor Gordon-Smith and produced by The Ethics Centre.
podcast imageCows in the field
Twitter: @cowspod@juskhoo (@juskhoo followed by 187 philosophers)
Site: cowspod.wordpress.com
73 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 81 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Popular Culture • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: A movie podcast inspired by a Werner Herzog quote, “We have to articulate ourselves, otherwise we would be cows in the field.” Hosted by Justin Khoo (professor of philosophy at MIT) and Laura Khoo (art historian turned fundraiser).
podcast imageShort & Curly
Twitter: @matthewtbeard (followed by 184 philosophers)
Site: www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/shortandcurly
112 episodes • 2016 to present
Average episode: 19 minutes
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Categories: Broadcast Radio Programs • Ethics • Story/Narrative-Style

Podcaster's summary: A fast-paced fun-filled ethics podcast for kids and their parents that asks those curly questions. From banning lollies to trusting robots, and from colonising other planets to eating pets, Short & Curly covers it all.
podcast imageWhat Is X?
Twitter: @jehsmith (followed by 182 philosophers)
Site: whatisx.thepointmag.com
22 episodes • 2021 to present
Average episode: 64 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: “What Is X?” has been described as “a cross between a Platonic dialogue and ‘The Price Is Right.’” It combines dialectical inquiry of the sort perfected by Socrates and his interlocutors with a distinctly ludic spirit. Here’s how it works: For each episode, host Justin E. H. Smith invites on a guest distinguished in their field (or occasionally a “regular” person who really likes to talk). Smith asks the guest to answer a question of the form “What is X?” (for example, “What is beauty?” “What is nature?” “What are dreams?”), after which the two partners in dialogue undertake a Socratic inquiry into the nature of X, in search of a definition that satisfies both of them. There are three possible outcomes: agreement, disagreement, and aporia (Greek for “dead end”), each with its own sound effect: if we arrive at agreement, a church bell will chime; disagreement is signaled by a bleating goat; if aporia is the best we can do, we will hear naught but a gust of wind. Rigorous but freewheeling, fun and serious at once, accessibly highbrow, these conversations model rational inquiry in a new way, providing answers for truth-seekers... or perhaps just more questions. /// Host: Justin E.H. Smith (justinehsmith.substack.com) /// Presented by The Point Magazine (thepointmag.com)
podcast imageThe Partially Examined Life Philosophy Podcast
Twitter: @PartiallyExLife@MarkLinsenmayer@wesalwan@seth_paskin@DylanPEL (@PartiallyExLife followed by 167 philosophers)
Site: www.partiallyexaminedlife.com
541 episodes • 2009 to present
Average episode: 56 minutes
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Categories: Three+ Hosts

Podcaster's summary: The Partially Examined Life is a podcast by some guys who were at one point set on doing philosophy for a living but then thought better of it. Each episode, we pick a short text and chat about it with some balance between insight and flippancy. You don't have to know any philosophy, or even to have read the text we're talking about to (mostly) follow and (hopefully) enjoy the discussion. For links to the texts we discuss and other info, check out https://www.partiallyexaminedlife.com. | | We also feature episodes from other podcasts by our hosts to round out your partially examined life, including Pretty Much Pop (prettymuchpop.com, covering all media), Nakedly Examined Music (nakedlyexaminedmusic.com, deconstructing songs), Philosophy vs. Improv (philosophyimprov.com, fun with performance skills and philosophical ideas), and (sub)Text (subtextpodcast.com, looking deeply at lit and film). Learn about more network podcasts at partiallyexaminedlife.com.
podcast imageMaking Sense with Sam Harris
Twitter: @SamHarrisOrg (followed by 162 philosophers)
Site: samharris.org
311 episodes • 2013 to present
Average episode: 48 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Philosophy+/Philosophyish/Ideas/Etc.

Podcaster's summary: Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. | | Sam Harris is the author of five New York Times bestsellers. His books include The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing and public lectures cover a wide range of topics—neuroscience, moral philosophy, religion, meditation practice, human violence, rationality—but generally focus on how a growing understanding of ourselves and the world is changing our sense of how we should live. | | Harris's work has been published in more than 20 languages and has been discussed in The New York Times, Time, Scientific American, Nature, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, and many other journals. He has written for The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Economist, The Times (London), The Boston Globe, The Atlantic, The Annals of Neurology, and elsewhere. | | Sam Harris received a degree in philosophy from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from UCLA.
podcast imageSCI PHI Podcast
Twitter: @SciPhiPod@NickZautra (@SciPhiPod followed by 148 philosophers)
Site: sciphipod.org/podcast
79 episodes • 2017 to present
Average episode: 78 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: SCI PHI is a weekly philosophy of science podcast featuring interviews with prominent and up-and-coming philosophers of science who engage with scientists in interesting ways.
podcast imageVery Bad Wizards
Twitter: @verybadwizards@peez@tamler (@verybadwizards followed by 146 philosophers)
Site: verybadwizards.com
248 episodes • 2012 to present
Average episode: 89 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Very Bad Wizards is a podcast featuring a philosopher (Tamler Sommers) and a psychologist (David Pizarro), who share a love for ethics, pop culture, and cognitive science, and who have a marked inability to distinguish sacred from profane. Each podcast includes discussions of moral philosophy, recent work on moral psychology and neuroscience, and the overlap between the two.
podcast imagePolitical Philosophy Podcast
Twitter: @PolPhilPod (followed by 134 philosophers)
Site: www.politicalphilosophypodcast.com
148 episodes • 2018 to present
Average episode: 79 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Political Philosophy

Podcaster's summary: Podcast by Toby Buckle
podcast imageMicro-Digressions: A Philosophy Podcast
Twitter: @ADigressions@SpencerJayCase (@ADigressions followed by 126 philosophers)
Site: www.buzzsprout.com/956725
34 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 79 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Philosophical excursions into interesting, and often controversial, topics.
podcast imageGood Is In The Details
Twitter: @InTheDetailsPod@GDolske@SaloRudy (@GDolske followed by 122 philosophers)
Site: goodisinthedetails.libsyn.com/website
98 episodes • 2019 to present
Average episode: 44 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Life Philosophy

Podcaster's summary: Good Is In The Details is hosted by Gwendolyn Dolske, Ph.D. Each episode is a conversation with experts from a variety of fields who can tell us more about what is the good life. What are the details? What does it mean to live life well?
podcast imageThe Panpsycast Philosophy Podcast
Twitter: @ThePanpsycast@_JackSymes@MrMarleyTeach (@_JackSymes followed by 115 philosophers)
Site: thepanpsycast.com
280 episodes • 2016 to present
Average episode: 50 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Three+ Hosts

Podcaster's summary: An 'informal and informative' philosophy podcast inspiring and supporting students, teachers, academics and free-thinkers worldwide. All episodes are available at https://www.thepanpsycast.com.
podcast imageThe Podcaster’s Guide to the Conspiracy
Twitter: @PodGuideCon@conspiracism@monkeyfluids (@conspiracism followed by 113 philosophers)
Site: conspiracism.podbean.com
300 episodes • 2016 to present
Average episode: 46 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Dr. M R. X. Dentith and Josh Addison dissect and analysis conspiracy theories new and old, looking at conspiracy theory through the lens of Philosophy!
podcast imageConversations with Tyler
Twitter: @tylercowen (followed by 113 philosophers)
Site: conversationswithtyler.com
170 episodes • 2015 to present
Average episode: 63 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Philosophy+/Philosophyish/Ideas/Etc.

Podcaster's summary: Tyler Cowen engages today’s deepest thinkers in wide-ranging explorations of their work, the world, and everything in between. New conversations every other Wednesday. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.
podcast imageFive Minute Philosophy
Twitter: @fiveminutephil1@lottie_pike (@lottie_pike followed by 108 philosophers)
Site: anchor.fm/lottie-pike0
77 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 6 minutes
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Categories: Monologue (Non-Course)

Podcaster's summary: A philosophy podcast with simple five minute episodes, making philosophy accessible for people of all ages, backgrounds and experience!
podcast imageEnter the Labyrinth
Twitter: @philosophyguy2@brendenslab (@brendenslab followed by 104 philosophers)
Site: aphilosophersstone.substack.com/subscribe
137 episodes • 2018 to present
Average episode: 28 minutes
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Categories: Monologue (Non-Course)

Podcaster's summary: Enter my labyrinth for thoughts and conversations on philosophy, psychology, psychedelics, spirituality, my dream journal...and anything else that intrigues my sporadic mind.
podcast imageEthics in Action Podcast
Twitter: @UMBEthics (followed by 91 philosophers)
Site: ethics.podbean.com
23 episodes • 2018 to present
Average episode: 54 minutes
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Categories: Ethics • Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Part of UMass Boston's Philosophy Department, the Applied Ethics Center promotes research, teaching, and awareness of public life. In this podcast, Applied Ethics Center Director Nir Eisikovits hosts conversations on the intersection of ethics, politics, and technology.
podcast imageElucidations
Twitter: @ElucidationsPod (followed by 88 philosophers)
Site: elucidations.now.sh
142 episodes • 2009 to present
Average episode: 37 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Elucidations is an unexpected philosophy podcast produced in association with the University of Chicago. Each month, Matt Teichman sits down with a person of philosophical interest to discuss their view on a topic. Now and again, he is joined by an awesome co-host. Some of the guests are philosophy professors, some of the guests are other kinds of professors, and some of the guests are not professors. Either way, the goal is to develop a feel for how the guest’s perspective hangs together interactively. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
podcast imageRadical Philosophy
Twitter: @radphilosophy (followed by 87 philosophers)
Site: www.3cr.org.au/radicalphilosophy
222 episodes • 2015 to present
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Categories: Broadcast Radio Programs • Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Food for Thought, lets get radical for philosophy!
podcast imagePhilosopher's Zone
Twitter: @DavidPZone (followed by 84 philosophers)
Site: www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/philosopherszone
243 episodes • 2018 to present
Average episode: 28 minutes
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Categories: Broadcast Radio Programs • Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: The simplest questions often have the most complex answers. The Philosopher's Zone is your guide through the strange thickets of logic, metaphysics and ethics.
podcast imageThe Meaning of...
Twitter: @ockhamsbeard (followed by 81 philosophers)
Site: meaningoflife.libsyn.com
24 episodes • 2017 to present
Average episode: 51 minutes
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Categories: Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: The Meaning of Life explores how we find meaning in the modern world, hosted by anthropologist Dr Monty Badami and philosopher Dr Tim Dean.
podcast imageIn Our Time: Philosophy
Twitter: @BBCInOurTime (followed by 80 philosophers)
Site: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01f0vzr
144 episodes • 1998 to present
Average episode: 41 minutes
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Categories: Broadcast Radio Programs • Panel-Style

Podcaster's summary: From Altruism to Wittgenstein, philosophers, theories and key themes.
podcast imageThe Joy of Why
Twitter: @QuantaMagazine@stevenstrogatz (@QuantaMagazine followed by 79 philosophers)
Site: www.quantamagazine.org/tag/the-joy-of-why
13 episodes • 2022
Average episode: 38 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Philosophy+/Philosophyish/Ideas/Etc. • Science and Technology

Podcaster's summary: "The Joy of Why" is a Quanta Magazine podcast about curiosity and the pursuit of knowledge. The acclaimed mathematician and author Steven Strogatz interviews leading researchers about the great scientific and mathematical questions of our time.
podcast imageThe Dissenter
Twitter: @TheDissenterYT (followed by 74 philosophers)
Site: anchor.fm/thedissenter
721 episodes • 2019 to present
Average episode: 63 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: My name is Ricardo Lopes, and I am from Portugal. I started my project, The Dissenter, in February 2018, in which I’m trying to bring people interviews and talks with intellectuals and academics from a variety of areas and disciplines, ranging from the Arts and Philosophy to the Social Sciences and Biology. You will certainly find a subject of your interest covered here. | | This is also a space to promote the open market of ideas, as well as the free expression of all people who pretend to express themselves in a politically incorrect manner.
podcast imageConverging Dialogues
Twitter: @xavierbonilla87 (followed by 72 philosophers)
Site: convergingdialogues.podbean.com
163 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 111 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Converging Dialogues is a podcast that is designed to have honest and authentic conversations with a diversity of thoughts and opinions. Wide-ranging topics include philosophy, psychology, politics, and social commentary. A spirit of civility, respect, and open-mindedness is the guiding compass.
podcast imageDamn the Absolute!
Twitter: @Jeffrey_Howard_@erraticusmag (@Jeffrey_Howard_ followed by 69 philosophers)
Site: erraticus.co/damn-the-absolute-podcast
23 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 50 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Hosted by Jeffrey Howard, editor in chief of Erraticus, Damn the Absolute! is a show about our relationship to ideas. | | Doing our damnedest to not block the path of inquiry. | | Produced by Erraticus.
podcast imageGood in Theory: A Political Philosophy Podcast
Twitter: @goodintheorypod@Clifton_Mark (@goodintheorypod followed by 67 philosophers)
Site: goodintheorypod.com/
46 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 46 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Political Philosophy

Podcaster's summary: Good in Theory is a podcast about political philosophy and how it can help us understand the world today. Want to know what's in Plato's Republic or Hobbes's Leviathan but don't want to read them? This is your pod. I explain my favourite books in political theory in enough detail that you’ll feel like you read them yourself. Deep but not heavy. No experience needed.
podcast imageMoral Maze
Twitter: @BBCRadio4 (followed by 60 philosophers)
Site: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qk11
175 episodes • 2015 to present
Average episode: 43 minutes
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Categories: Broadcast Radio Programs • Panel-Style

Podcaster's summary: Combative, provocative and engaging live debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories. #moralmaze
podcast imageDilemma Podcast
Twitter: @DilemmaPodcast@jay_shapiro@coldxman (@coldxman followed by 59 philosophers)
Site: dilemmapodcast.com
59 episodes • 2019 to present
Average episode: 78 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Solving the problems of what to do next with some of today's top thinkers and writers. | | Hosted by Jay Shapiro.
podcast imageThe Cunning of Geist
Twitter: @CunningofGeist (followed by 58 philosophers)
Site: geistcast.buzzsprout.com
60 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 25 minutes
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Categories: Continental Philosophy • Monologue (Non-Course)

Podcaster's summary: Gregory Novak explores philosophy, psychology, and science with an emphasis on Hegel. For seekers and scholars alike.
podcast imageSeize the Moment Podcast
Twitter: @seize_podcast@EgoEndsNow@leonscafe31 (@leonscafe31 followed by 56 philosophers)
Site: www.o4lonlinenetwork.com/seizethemoment
148 episodes • 2019 to present
Average episode: 67 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Life Philosophy • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Seize the Moment Podcast, hosted by Leon Garber and Alen Ulman, is a project centered around making the most important and useful ideas in psychology, philosophy, and personal development mainstream. We feature guests from all walks of life whether they be artists, musicians, comedians, entrepreneurs, philosophers, psychologists and many more. There is a saying, “the most essential knowledge is not yet made widely accessible.” We want to make that information accessible and change as many lives for the better as possible. | | 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 Psychotherapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Trauma Therapy — and manages a blog exploring issues of death, self-esteem, love, freedom, life-meaning, and mental health/mental illness, from both empirical and personal viewpoints. | | Alen Ulman is a content creator and life long auto-didact. Alen manages the page Ego Ends Now which is a growing community for expanding consciousness with vital information about science, medicine, self actualization, philosophy, psychology and methods to overcome identification with compulsive thought. The purpose of Ego Ends Now is to make sure to give everyone in it's community every tool available to add levity in their own lives, making it a very real possibility for them to create a life of their own design, and help impact the world and our global community positively.
podcast imagePhilosophy Casting Call
Twitter: @PhiloCCpod@ElainaGMamaril (@ElainaGMamaril followed by 53 philosophers)
Site: www.elainagauthiermamaril.com/philosophy-casting-call-podcast
14 episodes • 2021 to present
Average episode: 36 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Have you ever heard of Plato, Aristotle, Socrates? Well, this is not about them! Philosophy Casting Call is where Élaina Gauthier-Mamaril, your friendly neighbourhood philosopher, interviews professors, grad students, and non-academics to find out what philosophy looks like now and try to shine a spotlight on thinkers, topics, and themes that are historically marginalised in academic philosophy. This includes women, LGBTQIA, disabled, and BIPOC people who are out there, getting their philosophy on, and who deserved to be cast as philosophers in our culture.
podcast imageI Think, Therefore I Fan Podcast
Twitter: @ThereforeFan@GreeneRobison@drg95 (@GreeneRobison followed by 51 philosophers)
Site: ithinkthereforeifan.com/about-us
66 episodes • 2018 to present
Average episode: 48 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Popular Culture • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: This podcast explores philosophical themes in television, movies, video games, and books.
podcast image80,000 Hours Podcast with Rob Wiblin
Twitter: @80000Hours@robertwiblin (@robertwiblin followed by 50 philosophers)
Site: 80000hours.org/podcast
170 episodes • 2017 to present
Average episode: 125 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Unusually in-depth conversations about the world's most pressing problems and what you can do to solve them.
podcast imagePhilosophize This!
Twitter: @iamstephenwest (followed by 50 philosophers)
Site: philosophizethis.org
170 episodes • 2013 to present
Average episode: 29 minutes
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Categories: Monologue (Non-Course)

Podcaster's summary: Beginner friendly if listened to in order! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronological order, the thinkers and ideas that forged the world we live in are broken down and explained.
podcast imageSentientism
Twitter: @sentientism@JamieWoodhouse (@sentientism followed by 44 philosophers)
Site: sentientism.info
128 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 69 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Life Philosophy

Podcaster's summary: Want a philosophy or worldview that's grounded in reality and has compassion for all sentient beings (mostly humans and other animals)? | Then you might find Sentientism interesting. It's "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings." | In this podcast, you'll hear about "what's real" and "what matters" from a wide range of celebrities, academics, activists, writers - and interested lay people like me. | Find out more at https://sentientism.info/ or join one of our open-to-all, global community groups, like: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sentientism
podcast imageThe New Thinkery
Twitter: @thenewthinkery@alexpriou@GregMcBrayer3@Tempest1610 (@alexpriou followed by 43 philosophers)
Site: thenewthinkery.com
118 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 66 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Political Philosophy • Three+ Hosts

Podcaster's summary: The New Thinkery is a podcast devoted to political philosophy and its history, along with its many guises in literature, film, and human experience generally. Named after Socrates’ infamous “Thinkery” in Aristophanes’ Clouds, The New Thinkery strikes a balance between the seriousness of academia and the playfulness of casual conversation among friends.
podcast imagePhilosophers In Space
Twitter: @0gPhilosophy (followed by 41 philosophers)
Site: 0gphilosophy.libsyn.com
229 episodes • 2018 to present
Average episode: 48 minutes
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Categories: Popular Culture • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: We've trapped two philosophers in deep space for your amusement. To stave off space madness, they're beaming back podcasts where they overanalyze science fiction to mine it for delicious philosophical concepts. Tune in to our fun little experiment, with samplings from Black Mirror, Star Trek, Rick and Morty, and many more! Live long and philosopher.
podcast imageThe Philosopher's Nest
Twitter: @KOosterum@99lewiswilliams (@KOosterum followed by 41 philosophers)
Site: www.philosophersnest.com
17 episodes • 2022
Average episode: 20 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: The Philosopher's Nest is a podcast created by Kyle van Oosterum and Lewis Williams, two graduate students in philosophy at the University of Oxford. Our podcast is dedicated to showcasing the work, insights, and experiences of graduate students in philosophy. In each episode we talk with a different graduate philosophy student about their research and their views on the discipline of philosophy as it is practised today.
podcast imageParker's Pensées
Twitter: @trendsettercase (followed by 35 philosophers)
Site: parkersettecase.com
199 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 75 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Exploring the deepest ideas in philosophy, theology, nature, and life with the experts. I love thinking about cool stuff, so come think with me! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/parkers-pensees/support
podcast imageThe Contemplative Science Podcast
Twitter: @PredictiveLife@jamie_slevin (@PredictiveLife followed by 35 philosophers)
Site: www.thecontemplativescientists.com
29 episodes • 2022
Average episode: 31 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: What can cutting-edge science tell us about spiritual development? And how are ancient contemplative practices helping us to investigate the nature of well-being? On The Contemplative Science Podcast, hosts Dr. Mark Miller and Jamie Slevin speak with the real experts, from Monks to Neuroscientists, to get clear on how contemplative practices work and how they might help us improve our lives. Brought to you by Monash University’s Center for Consciousness and Contemplative Studies, our diverse range of guests will cover everything from mindfulness and wisdom, to sex, death and enlightenment.
podcast imageExamining Ethics
Twitter: @DePauwPrindle (followed by 34 philosophers)
Site: www.prindleinstitute.org/examining-ethics
70 episodes • 2015 to present
Average episode: 33 minutes
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Categories: Ethics • Story/Narrative-Style • Three+ Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Examining Ethics is an ethics podcast produced by The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University. Everybody wrestles with questions about ethics. Some of those questions are easy to figure out. Should I murder someone? No! But other questions are more difficult to answer. Examining Ethics doesn’t provide answers to these ethical dilemmas, but instead leaves listeners with tools and ideas from some of the biggest names in moral philosophy and ethics. Academic philosophy and ethics can sometimes be difficult to understand, and our accessible, open-minded content bridges the gap between scholars and everyone else. Examining Ethics is hosted and produced by Christiane Wisehart.
podcast imageThe Minefield
Twitter: @RadioNational (followed by 33 philosophers)
Site: www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/theminefield
241 episodes • 2018 to present
Average episode: 47 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: In a world marked by wicked social problems, The Minefield helps you negotiate the ethical dilemmas, contradictory claims and unacknowledged complicities of modern life.
podcast imageThe Daily Stoic
Twitter: @dailystoic@RyanHoliday (@RyanHoliday followed by 32 philosophers)
Site: dailystoic.com/podcast
1413 episodes • 2018 to present
Average episode: 17 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Life Philosophy

Podcaster's summary: New episodes come out every day for free, with 1-week early access on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday when you join Amazon Music or 1-week early and ad-free for Wondery+ subscribersFor centuries, all sorts of people—generals and politicians, athletes and coaches, writers and leaders—have looked to the teachings of Stoicism to help guide their lives. Each day, author and speaker Ryan Holiday brings you a new lesson about life, inspired by the thoughts and writings of great Stoic thinkers like Marcus Aurelius and Seneca the Younger. Daily Stoic Podcast also features Q+As with listeners and interviews with notable figures from sports, academia, politics, and more. Learn more at DailyStoic.com.
podcast imagePhilosophy? WTF??
Twitter: @PhilosophyWtf (followed by 26 philosophers)
Site: www.podomatic.com/podcasts/philosophywtf
100 episodes • 2019 to present
Average episode: 22 minutes
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Categories: Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: What is Philosophy? Why should we bother with it? Sit down with Danny and Dr. Mike in the comfort of their local pub, as they grapple with the big ideas in a unique and accessible way! Dive into our archive of earlier episodes here: https://castbox.fm/channel/id3766780?country=gb Send us an email: [email protected] Check out our article about the podcast here! Get into Mike and Danny's heads for free! https://blog.apaonline.org/2018/10/03/the-philosophy-wtf-podcast-philosophy-outside-academia/ Discuss our episodes on our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/454227078353259/ Follow us on Twitter: @PhilosophyWtf 
podcast imageAvec philosophie
Twitter: @Philochemins@AdeleVanReeth (@Philochemins followed by 26 philosophers)
Site: www.franceculture.fr/emissions/les-chemins-de-la-philosophie
63 episodes • 2007 to present
Average episode: 35 minutes
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Categories: Broadcast Radio Programs • Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Une rencontre quotidienne entre philosophie et monde contemporain. | Du lundi au vendredi de 10h00 à 10h55 avec Géraldine Muhlmann. (Ancien fil des "Chemins de la philosophie") Rendez-vous sur l'application Radio France pour découvrir tous les autres épisodes.
podcast imageOpen Door Philosophy
Twitter: @opendoorphil@d_parsonage (@d_parsonage followed by 24 philosophers)
Site: opendoorphilosophy.com/
41 episodes • 2021 to present
Average episode: 55 minutes
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Categories: Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Welcome to Open Door Philosophy, hosted by current Rice University philosophy and classics major Andrew Graziano and his former philosophy teacher, Derek Parsons! We unpack big philosophical concepts in an understandable way, so be sure and stop by every other Tuesday and fill your philosophical tool box with the equipment necessary to live a good life.Open Door Philosophy on Twitter @d_parsonage or @opendoorphilOpen Door Philosophy on Instagram @opendoorphilosophyOpen Door Philosophy website at opendoorphilosophy.comContact us via email at [email protected]
podcast imagePlato's Cave
Twitter: @Jordan_C_Myers (followed by 22 philosophers)
Site: muckrakermedia.fireside.fm/platoscave
65 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 85 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: I'm Jordan Myers and I'm a Master's student studying philosophy at the University of Houston. Plato's Cave is my attempt to exit... well, the cave. It's a philosophy podcast meant to help me guide my ascent to the real world, the truth, the place where life is worth living; and apparently that means giving up a regular job with good pay to pursue the security of the academic job market - the philosophy job market nonetheless. Join me on my journey as I cover philosophical works and speak with the best philosophical minds I can convince to come on the show!
podcast imageOwls at Dawn
Twitter: @owls_at_dawn@austin_hayden@axwielderofdeth (@austin_hayden followed by 21 philosophers)
Site: www.owlsatdawn.com
100 episodes • 2019 to present
Average episode: 94 minutes
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Categories: Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Two dudes from SoCal who studied philosophy, politics, and religion around the globe who decided to start a podcast where we could bullshit with impunity.
podcast imageLiving Philosophy
Twitter: @ToddMei1 (followed by 21 philosophers)
Site: www.philosophy2u.com/podcasts-1
39 episodes • 2021 to present
Average episode: 56 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Life Philosophy

Podcaster's summary: What is your second-life? Living Philosophy is dedicated to exploring the inspiring second lives of people who have successfully made significant changes to their careers and lives through self-reflection, insight, and practice. Listen also to our Public Philosophy podcasts, which you can find by topic and the bespoke logo artwork. Hosted by Dr Todd S. Mei, former Head of Philosophy at the University of Kent (UK), and founder, consultant, and freelance author at Philosophy2u.com.
podcast imageIdeas
Twitter: @NahlahAyed (followed by 20 philosophers)
Site: www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-23-ideas
200 episodes • 2021 to present
Average episode: 54 minutes
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Categories: Broadcast Radio Programs • Philosophy+/Philosophyish/Ideas/Etc. • Story/Narrative-Style

Podcaster's summary: IDEAS is a deep-dive into contemporary thought and intellectual history. No topic is off-limits. In the age of clickbait and superficial headlines, it's for people who like to think.
podcast imageInaplicables - Tu podcast de Filosofía de la Ciencia
Twitter: @inaplicables (followed by 20 philosophers)
Site: linktr.ee/inaplicables
20 episodes • 2021 to present
Average episode: 34 minutes
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Categories: Science and Technology • Three+ Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Con Laura Nuño de la Rosa, Vanessa Triviño y Cristina Villegas. | | Tres filósofas de la ciencia Inaplicables y orgullosas de ello. Nos reunimos cada semana para charlar de los temas científicos que más gustan a las filósofas... los inaplicables. Contenido Creative Commons BY SA NC. | | Sintonía de Pandora Mirabilia.
podcast imageCommon Room Philosophy
Twitter: @RoomPhilosophy@toby_tremlett (@RoomPhilosophy followed by 19 philosophers)
Site: anchor.fm/common-room-philosophy
12 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 52 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: A podcast by Toby Tremlett featuring long-form interviews with philosophers. | Listen if you want to hear in-depth but accessible conversations with philosophers which reveal why they entered into philosophy, and the ideas that keep them there.
podcast imageThe Badlands Politics & Philosophy Podcast
Twitter: @TheBadlandsPod (followed by 17 philosophers)
Site: www.badlandsphilosophy.com
91 episodes • 2018 to present
Average episode: 71 minutes
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Categories: Political Philosophy • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: A group of trained philosophers explore the philosophical dimensions of contemporary politics, and make the case for progressive politics.
podcast imageWHY? - Philosophical Discussions About Everyday Life
Twitter: @whyradioshow (followed by 17 philosophers)
Site: philosophyinpubliclife.org/projects/why-radio
20 episodes • 2021 to present
Average episode: 72 minutes
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Categories: Broadcast Radio Programs • Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Join us each month as we engage in philosophical discussions about the most common-place topics with host Jack Russell Weinstein, professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at the University of North Dakota. He is the director of The Institute for Philosophy in Public Life.
podcast imageWeird Studies
Twitter: @weirdstudies@JF_Martel (@weirdstudies followed by 16 philosophers)
Site: www.weirdstudies.com
137 episodes • 2018 to present
Average episode: 75 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Professor Phil Ford and writer J. F. Martel host a series of conversations on art and philosophy, dwelling on ideas that are hard to think and art that opens up rifts in what we are pleased to call "reality."
podcast imageLife From Plato's Cave
Twitter: @lifeplatoscave@MarioVeen (@MarioVeen followed by 16 philosophers)
Site: lifefromplatoscave.com
25 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 86 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: A course in interdisciplinarity by Mario Veen. In each episode I travel through Plato's Allegory of the Cave together with a guide. Together, we examine the question of what it means to learn, grow and develop in life on earth. We do so from a new perspective every time. You can use this course to study whatever interests you through the lens of philosophy, film, art, physics, spirituality and many more. All you need is the willingness to think things through and the openness to have your preconceived notions challenged.
podcast imageThoughts: Philosophy Untangled
Twitter: @ThoughtsUofg (followed by 15 philosophers)
Site: www.thoughtsuofg.com
47 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 29 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: A Podcast Created by Glasgow University Philosophy Students. In every episode, we explore a different philosophical topic with the help of an expert. Whether you're new to philosophy or already love the subject, we look forward to embarking on this philosophical journey together!
podcast imageThe Philosophists
Twitter: @philosophistpod@theirishpenguin (@theirishpenguin followed by 15 philosophers)
Site: www.thephilosophists.com
7 episodes • 2021 to present
Average episode: 54 minutes
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Categories: Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: The Philosophists - Declan & Simon - look to inject some philosophy into your day. So if you're looking for meaning, morality, or just a bit of mayhem then tune in for their unique blend of shorter and longer conversations. Often with the help of some very special guests. This project may or not succeed, but what's the worst that could happen? Listen & find out!
podcast imageWisdom at Work
Twitter: @DavidEStorey (followed by 14 philosophers)
Site: davidestorey.com
30 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 75 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: What is the value of philosophy in everyday life and work? | | Can philosophy offer us not just a way of life, but a way to make a living? | | I profile philosophers who found their way through the wilderness beyond the ivory tower. We explore how they forged a new professional identity, how they built successful new careers, and how philosophy can add value in business, government...and pretty much everything else. From their stories, I distill the decisions, strategies, and habits that powered their success. | | To learn more, check out https://www.davidestorey.com.
podcast imageBig Ideas
Twitter: @eriktorenberg@PatrickJBlum (@eriktorenberg followed by 12 philosophers)
Site: www.spreaker.com/show/big-ideas
49 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 62 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Philosophy+/Philosophyish/Ideas/Etc. • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Erik Torenberg (@eriktorenberg) and Patrick Blumenthal (@PatrickJBlum) interview some of the world's leading economists, political scientists, and philosophers to discuss their ideas and what they mean for society, technology, and the economy.
podcast imageBioethics for the People
Twitter: @BioethicsforPPL@DevanStahl@tsgibb (@tsgibb followed by 12 philosophers)
Site: www.bioethicsforthepeople.com
32 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 29 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Bioethics for the People Podcast is for anyone interested in bioethics. Wait, not sure what bioethics is? We are here to explore that question.
podcast imageRadio Bostrom
Twitter: @peterhartree (followed by 11 philosophers)
Site: radiobostrom.com
26 episodes • 2022
Average episode: 60 minutes
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Categories: Monologue (Non-Course)

Podcaster's summary: Audio narrations of academic papers by Nick Bostrom.
podcast imageHistory and Philosophy of the Language Sciences
Twitter: @hiphilangsci@TeapotLinguist (@hiphilangsci followed by 10 philosophers)
Site: hiphilangsci.net
27 episodes • 2019 to present
Average episode: 24 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: History and Philosophy of the Language Sciences explores the history of the study of language in its varied social and cultural contexts.
podcast imagePhilosophical Trials
Twitter: @tedynenu (followed by 9 philosophers)
Site: www.buzzsprout.com/1084376?amp=1
13 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 58 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: My name is Tedy Nenu and I am the host of the 'Philosophical Trials' podcast. This is a place where philosophers, mathematicians, linguists and other bright individuals share with us fascinating aspects of their work. Whether you are interested in the nature of mathematical reality or how language works, there will be an episode here that caters to your interests.
podcast imageThe Morality of Everyday Things
Twitter: @MoralityofThe@AnthonyNCollias (@MoralityofThe followed by 7 philosophers)
Site: anchor.fm/moedt
39 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 48 minutes
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Categories: Ethics • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Much as it says on the tin, this podcast is about everyday ethics. We pose the kind of questions we enjoy debating; the kind you might wonder about in the course of regular life. It’s been flatteringly described as “Like listening to your mates argue in the pub, except they’re not rude to each other and they sound like they know what they’re talking about”. Somehow, we're now in the Top 2% of podcasts worldwide, so thanks, that's pretty cool. If you'd like to support the show, checkout our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/moedtSubscribe to our email updates at https://moedt.substack.com | If you'd like to listen ad-free (on any podcast app) and support us as creators, become a member for as little as $2 per month at: https://plus.acast.com/s/moedt. | | Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
podcast imageTheory & Philosophy
Twitter: @DavidGuignion (followed by 5 philosophers)
Site: dguignion12.wixsite.com/theoryandphilosophy?fbclid=IwAR06VouJzhPg0928_oRgvsH-aIDmSI3bAj-_yAE
306 episodes • 2019 to present
Average episode: 39 minutes
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Categories: Monologue (Non-Course)

Podcaster's summary: This channel is dedicated to the distribution of ideas so that they be made accessible to anyone. Some key theoretical domains that this channel explores, but that is not limited to, include Feminism, Gender and Queer theory, Post-Structuralism, Structuralism, Psychoanalysis, Marxism, Rhetoric, Epistemology, Ontology, and Phenomenology.
podcast imageBrain in a Vat
Twitter: @JasonWerbeloff (followed by 5 philosophers)
Site: anchor.fm/braininavat
123 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 56 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Thought experiments and conversations with philosophers. Hosted by Dr Jason Werbeloff and Mark Oppenheimer.
podcast imageŽižek And So On
Twitter: @zizekand (followed by 5 philosophers)
Site: zizekandsoon.com
79 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 35 minutes
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Categories: Three+ Hosts

Podcaster's summary: A podcast oriented around the work of Slavoj Žižek
podcast imagePhilosophy In Film
Twitter: @PhilInFilm (followed by 5 philosophers)
Site: philinfilm.libsyn.com/website
58 episodes • 2019 to present
Average episode: 100 minutes
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Categories: Popular Culture • Three+ Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Do you like movies and philosophy? If so then "Philosophy In Film" is the podcast for you. We are three almost cool dudes who like talking about the philosophical dimensions of film. Two of us have PhDs in philosophy, while our show producer helps to keep us grounded with his wry humor and "man behind the glass" insights. Each episode draws upon a well-known movie in order to help animate and illuminate a basic philosophical theme or question. We also like to enjoy a feature "episode beer" to help deepen our philosophical thoughts. Come join our conversation at "Philosophy in Film."
podcast imageNew Voices in the History of Philosophy
Twitter: @olivbransc (followed by 5 philosophers)
Site: www.newnarrativesinphilosophy.net/enn-blog/new-voices-podcast
12 episodes • 2021 to present
Average episode: 39 minutes
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Categories: History of Philosophy • Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary:
podcast imageA Million Little Gods
Twitter: @AMLGpodcast (followed by 4 philosophers)
Site: www.amillionlittlegods.com
30 episodes • 2015 to present
Average episode: 42 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: a podcast on the consolation of uncertainty
podcast imageStoic Meditations
Twitter: @CityCollegeNY (followed by 3 philosophers)
Site: anchor.fm/stoicmeditations
1094 episodes • 2017 to present
Average episode: 3 minutes
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Categories: Life Philosophy • Monologue (Non-Course)

Podcaster's summary: Occasional reflections on the wisdom of Ancient Greek and Roman philosophers with Prof. Massimo Pigliucci. Complete index by author and source at https://massimopigliucci.org/stoic-podcast/. (cover art by Marek Škrabák; original music by Ian Jolin-Rasmussen). Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
podcast imagePhilosophy as a Way of Life
Twitter: @CityCollegeNY (followed by 3 philosophers)
Site: philosophyasawayoflife.blog/philosophy-for-life-podcast/
33 episodes • 2021 to present
Average episode: 60 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Life Philosophy • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Join Rob Colter and Massimo Pigliucci for a series of engaging conversations, sometimes with special guests, on what it means to practice philosophy as a way of life. New episodes out on the second Friday of every month. Full index at https://philosophyasawayoflife.blog/philosophy-for-life-podcast/
podcast imageTwo Philosophers Drink Beer & Discuss Film
Twitter: @twophilpodcast (followed by 3 philosophers)
Site: linktr.ee/twophilpodcast
31 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 39 minutes
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Categories: Popular Culture • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Listen to Dr Daniel Murphy and Dr Gregory David Jackson offer philosophical readings of popular films, whilst drinking beer. Follow us on instagram.com/twophilpodcast or twitter.com/twophilpodcast to get involved with the discussion.
podcast imageBridging the Gaps: A Portal for Curious Minds
Twitter: @BTG_ie (followed by 2 philosophers)
Site: www.bridgingthegaps.ie
57 episodes • 2014 to present
Average episode: 53 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Philosophy+/Philosophyish/Ideas/Etc. • Science and Technology

Podcaster's summary: In-depth conversations with researchers, explorers and thought leaders from around the world, on cutting edge research and original ideas.
podcast imageThe Popperian Podcast
Twitter: @JedLeaHenry (followed by 2 philosophers)
Site: popperian-podcast.libsyn.com
20 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 89 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Interviewing academics, professionals and other experts, The Popperian Podcast is a monthly podcast where Jed Lea-Henry looks into the philosophy and life of Karl Popper.
podcast imageMinds Matter
Twitter: @bethfisher_1@avamadesousa (@bethfisher_1 followed by 2 philosophers)
Site: www.mindsmatterpodcast.com
16 episodes • 2022
Average episode: 54 minutes
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Categories: Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Minds Matter is a conversational podcast about psychology, neuroscience and cognitive science, hosted by Beth Fisher and Ava Ma de Sousa. | | On Minds Matter, we discuss a range of subjects, from conspiracy theories to falling in love, to nostalgia. We explore the neuroscientific and psychological research behind these issues while talking through our own personal experiences.
podcast imageOut of the Tower
Twitter: @Bustingout (followed by 2 philosophers)
Site: soundcloud.com/peter-omeara-616194383
9 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 45 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Podcast by Out of the Tower
podcast imageLucretius Today - Epicurus and Epicurean Philosophy
Twitter: @NewEpicurean (followed by 1 philosopher)
Site: www.lucretiustoday.com
140 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 51 minutes
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Categories: Course-Style • Life Philosophy

Podcaster's summary: Lucretius Today is a podcast dedicated to learning Epicurean philosophy through study of the poet Lucretius, who lived in the age of Julius Caesar and wrote "On The Nature of Things," the only complete presentation of Epicurus' ideas left to us from the ancient world. We'll walk you line by line through the six books of Lucretius' poem, and we'll discuss how Epicurean philosophy can apply to you today. In this podcast we won't be talking about modern political issues. How you apply Epicurus in your own life is entirely up to you. Over at the Epicureanfriends.com web forum, we apply this approach by following a set of ground rules we call "Not Neo-Epicurean, But Epicurean." Epicurean philosophy is not a religion, it''s not Stoicism, it's not Humanism, it's not Libertarianism, it's not Atheism, and it's not Marxism or any other philosophy - it is unique in the history of Western Civilization, and as we explore Lucretius's poem you'll quickly see how that is the case. The home page of this podcast is LucretiusToday.com, and there you can find a free copy of the version of the poem from which we are reading, and links to where you can discuss the poem between episodes at Epicureanfriends.com.
podcast imageReductio
Twitter: @media_inverted (followed by 1 philosopher)
Site: shows.acast.com/reductio
29 episodes • 2019 to present
Average episode: 40 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: A seasonal podcast that brings the ideas and tools of philosophy to everyone. Featuring interviews with professional philosophers, personal stories, and lots of fun thought experiments. We'll start with about 5 episodes per season.Monads are shorts that tend to involve less production than full seasonal episodes.Contact us at [email protected] Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
podcast imageEthical Theory Review
Twitter: @ethicaltheoryr1 (followed by 1 philosopher)
Site: ethicaltheoryreview.com
8 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 61 minutes
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Categories: Ethics • Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Interviews with authors of recent books in ethics and practical philosophy. | | More information at https://www.ethicaltheoryreview.com
podcast imageRed Letter Philosophy
Twitter: @RedLetterPhil (followed by 0 philosophers)
Site: www.redletterphilosophy.com
138 episodes • 2018 to present
Average episode: 13 minutes
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Categories: Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Both café and classroom; equal parts philosophy and faith, Red Letter Philosophy is a show about life and ideas. The finest spirits, from full-bodied saints like Augustine, Anselm, & Thomas Aquinas, to intoxicating intellects like Blaise Pascal or G. K. Chesterton, are on tap every week. | | Join Soz (professional philosopher) and Mot (amateur philosopher) for weekly refreshment, as they drink in the insights of red letter philosophers.
podcast imageWhy Theory
Twitter: @UVMcas (followed by 0 philosophers)
Site: soundcloud.com/whytheory
122 episodes • 2017 to present
Average episode: 77 minutes
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Categories: Continental Philosophy • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Why Theory brings continental philosophy and psychoanalytic theory together to examine cultural phenomena.
podcast imageEgg Timer Philosophy
Twitter: @MillikinU (followed by 0 philosophers)
Site: www.eggtimerphilosophy.com
117 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 9 minutes
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Categories: Monologue (Non-Course)

Podcaster's summary: A podcast where philosophical ideas are scrambled up in about five to ten minutes. From ancient philosophy to contemporary approaches and everything in between, if you are looking for accessible, interesting, and relevant philosophy served up fast then you are in the right spot. New episode dished out weekly. Check out the egg timer philosophy website at: https://www.eggtimerphilosophy.com | | Send any comments about past episodes or suggestions for new episodes to: [email protected]
podcast imageFor the Love of Sophia!
Twitter: @LoveofSophiaPOD (followed by 0 philosophers)
Site: soundcloud.com/fortheloveofsophia
79 episodes • 2019 to present
Average episode: 48 minutes
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Categories: Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: A philosophy podcast made by two professors from NJ. An extension of the Public Philosophy Project -- a community-building and educational organization dedicated to spreading philosophical discussion beyond academia and into everyday life. For questions or suggestions for future episodes: [email protected]. Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/publicphilosophyproject
podcast imageSutras & Stuff: A Philosophy Podcast
Twitter: @cmalcolmkeating (followed by 0 philosophers)
Site: anchor.fm/malcolm-keating
34 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 13 minutes
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Categories: Life Philosophy • Monologue (Non-Course)

Podcaster's summary: In this informal bite-sized podcast, we'll talk about a range of ideas found in Indian philosophy, along with their connections to the modern day. Your host is a philosopher who reads Sanskrit texts and thinks about how the modern and premodern are intertwined. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/malcolm-keating/support
podcast imageMicrodosing Philosophy
Twitter: @StephenCavan1 (followed by 0 philosophers)
Site: redcircle.com/shows/microdosing-philosophy
30 episodes • 2020 to present
Average episode: 10 minutes
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Categories: Monologue (Non-Course)

Podcaster's summary: I will discuss some of the great philosophers and their ideas on ethics and metaphysics. Classcial philosphy is always my starting point; Plato and Aristotle will start things, but I will discuss various Hellenistic schools, and more modern thinker such as Mill , Kany, Nietzsche, and Whitehead.
podcast imageThe UnMute Podcast
Twitter: @UnMutePodcast@myishacherry (@myishacherry followed by 367 philosophers)
Site: www.myishacherry.org
67 episodes • 2015 to 2021
Average episode: 39 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: I talk with diverse philosophers about the social and political issues of our day. We learn. We laugh. We plot revolutions.
podcast imageJournal Entries
Twitter: @wesbuc (followed by 365 philosophers)
Site: journalentries.fireside.fm
14 episodes • 2020 to 2021
Average episode: 36 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Go behind the scenes with philosophers and cognitive scientists to get their take on published journal articles, what they like about papers, what they maybe don't anymore, and where inquiry should take us next.
podcast imageOut of the Vat
Twitter: @LSEPhilosophy (followed by 301 philosophers)
Site: www.lse.ac.uk/philosophy/out-of-the-vat
10 episodes • 2019 to 2021
Average episode: 32 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: 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 and Social Science, LSE, and the Forum for Philosophy.
podcast imageWisdom for Life
Twitter: @philosopher70 (followed by 249 philosophers)
Site: wisdomforlife.podbean.com
43 episodes • 2020 to 2021
Average episode: 60 minutes
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Categories: Broadcast Radio Programs • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: The Wisdom for Life show discusses Practical Philosophy – ideas, insights, and practices from philosophical traditions that can be applied to live happier, more intentional, and more productive lives. | | Join your hosts as they dive deep into the well of wisdom for your everyday benefit.
podcast imageBLACK MIRROR REFLECTIONS
Twitter: @BMR_podcast@DrLeighMJohnson (@DrLeighMJohnson followed by 215 philosophers)
Site: www.readmorewritemorethinkmorebemore.com/p/podcast.html
22 episodes • 2020 to 2021
Average episode: 56 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Popular Culture

Podcaster's summary: Thinking through the technology, philosophy, morality, and politics of Black Mirror
podcast imageConsciousness Live!
Twitter: @onemorebrown (followed by 196 philosophers)
Site: onemorebrown.com/consciousness-live
72 episodes • 2019 to 2021
Average episode: 112 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Mind/Consciousness

Podcaster's summary: Just some conversations with philosophers, scientists, and anyone else interested in the scientific study of consciousness
podcast imageRationally Speaking Podcast
Twitter: @Rspodcast@juliagalef (@juliagalef followed by 131 philosophers)
Site: rationallyspeakingpodcast.org
263 episodes • 2010 to 2021
Average episode: 52 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Philosophy+/Philosophyish/Ideas/Etc.

Podcaster's summary: Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor! | We agree with the Marquis de Condorcet, who said that in an open society we ought to devote ourselves to "the tracking down of prejudices in the hiding places where priests, the schools, the government, and all long-established institutions had gathered and protected them."Rationally Speaking was co-created with Massimo Pigliucci, is produced by Benny Pollak, and is recorded in the heart of New York City's Greenwich Village.
podcast imagePhilosophers on Medicine
Twitter: @JonathanJFuller (followed by 119 philosophers)
Site: jonathanfuller.ca/podcast
17 episodes • 2019 to 2021
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Categories: Interview-Style • Science and Technology

Podcaster's summary: For the deepest problems in healthcare, philosophy is the best medicine. In this podcast series, Jonathan Fuller, MD, PhD (University of Toronto) speaks to philosophers about their work on medicine and healthcare. You will hear from philosophers on the meaning and reality of disease, on their skeptical worries about evidence-based medicine, on current movements and controversies that shake medicine to its philosophical foundations. Visit our website at https://www.philosophersonmedicine.com.
podcast imageThe Dawdler's Philosophy
Twitter: @dawdlerspodcast@TheAwkwardMelon@rtpmck (@TheAwkwardMelon followed by 108 philosophers)
Site: www.dawdlersphilosophy.com
89 episodes • 2018 to 2021
Average episode: 72 minutes
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Categories: Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Most hustlers won’t wait to put off to tomorrow what they can do today. Not us! We can’t wait to put off to tomorrow what we can do today. We’re overripe fruit of the late bloom. Dawdlers. But all things must come to a partial end and this is partially it! ...a whimper into the abyss... | | We do a podcast we call The Dawdler's Philosophy. It's just two of us, Harland and Ryan (maybe not making it even if we try). We mostly talk about ideas and science and stuff. We also talk about things. Stuffing! | | We try to define the terms we use and, well, we try to be nice to each other. | | Expect content. We aren't interested in spectacle or forced passion and drama. But we're also as advertised.
podcast imageThe Joy of x
Twitter: @QuantaMagazine@stevenstrogatz (@QuantaMagazine followed by 79 philosophers)
Site: www.quantamagazine.org/tag/the-joy-of-x
26 episodes • 2020 to 2021
Average episode: 45 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Philosophy+/Philosophyish/Ideas/Etc. • Science and Technology

Podcaster's summary: The acclaimed mathematician and author Steven Strogatz interviews some of the world's leading scientists about their lives and work.
podcast imageNOUS
Twitter: @NSthepodcast@ilangoodman (@NSthepodcast followed by 60 philosophers)
Site: nousthepodcast.libsyn.com
14 episodes • 2018 to 2021
Average episode: 61 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Mind/Consciousness

Podcaster's summary: NOUS tackles the deepest questions about the mind, through conversations with leading thinkers working in philosophy, neuroscience, psychiatry and beyond. Each episode features an in-depth conversation focussing on one big idea. | | How does the brain produce consciousness? Are mental illnesses just biological? Are there limits to the power of neuroscience - or will it eventually unravel the mysteries of free will and morality? | | Hosted by Ilan Goodman
podcast imagePhi on New York
Twitter: @PhionNewYork@jsbiehl (@jsbiehl followed by 44 philosophers)
Site: phi-on-new-york.captivate.fm
6 episodes • 2021
Average episode: 67 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: The Phi on New York podcast deciphers the words that city's philosophers (and other prophets) have written on the subway walls. Through in-depth conversations about the ideas, issues, and challenges that shape lives of New Yorkers, we try to understand what the city is and what it might become. | | Produced by Joseph S. Biehl | Original music by Jay Spero | Intro voiceover by Mike "Sport" Murphy | Logo art by Mary Ann Biehl
podcast imageCloser To Truth
Twitter: @CloserToTruth@RobertLawrKuhn (@CloserToTruth followed by 29 philosophers)
Site: www.closertotruth.com
100 episodes • 2016 to 2021
Average episode: 27 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Mind/Consciousness • Philosophy+/Philosophyish/Ideas/Etc.

Podcaster's summary: Closer To Truth presents the world’s greatest thinkers exploring humanity’s deepest questions in Cosmos, Consciousness, and Meaning.
podcast imagePandemic Ethics
Twitter: @PreissJoshua (followed by 24 philosophers)
Site: pandemic-ethics.com
14 episodes • 2020 to 2021
Average episode: 38 minutes
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Categories: Ethics • Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: A discussion of the defining ethical challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, featuring world-renowned experts in ethics, public health, law, economics, public policy, and beyond. Hosted by Joshua Preiss, Director of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) at Minnesota State University, Mankato and the author of Just Work for All: The American Dream in the 21st Century (Routledge 2021). Visit pandemic-ethics.com for more information on recent and upcoming episodes.
podcast imageLondon Philosophy Talk
Twitter: @BirkbeckUoL (followed by 18 philosophers)
Site: londonphilosophytalk.podbean.com
4 episodes • 2020 to 2021
Average episode: 82 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: This is a podcast, directed at the philosophically curious, students, as well as fellow academics, in which I, Florian Steinberger, a philosopher at Birkbeck College, University of London, have informal philosophical discussions with experts in a range of different topics. Among them are the philosophy of fiction, the status of moral intuitions, as well as questions surrounding reference in the philosophy of language and whether many of us are too incompetent to deserve a right to vote, and much more. Future episodes will also take a philosophical angle on topics ranging from the sciences and the arts to dog training and martial arts. | | Many thanks to my supremely gifted brother, Chris Kieling (https://www.christopherkieling.com), for designing the logo.
podcast imageUnderstanding Plato
Twitter: @etagluoh (followed by 11 philosophers)
Site: www.spreaker.com/show/understanding-plato
22 episodes • 2021
Average episode: 18 minutes
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Categories: Course-Style

Podcaster's summary: Do you need help understanding the great books of philosophy? In his podcasts, Professor Laurence Houlgate reads and discusses the classic works of Plato, Thomas Hobbes, Rene Descartes, John Locke, Immanuel Kant, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Stuart Mill, and David Hume. His short readings are based on his acclaimed Smart Student's Guides to Philosophical Classics series (learn more at https://www.houlgatebooks.com). The episodes begin with the dialogues of Plato and will continue week by week through each chapter of Understanding Plato. For those who want to read along, a digital or print copy of the book can be purchased at Amazon.com at this address: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01I5GAIJINew episodes will usually be broadcast weekly on Monday evening at 5 p.m. PST.
podcast imageThe History and Philosophy of Physics Podcast
Twitter: @histphilphyspod@phillipstea (@histphilphyspod followed by 7 philosophers)
Site: historyandphilosophyofphysicspodcast.ca
19 episodes • 2020 to 2021
Average episode: 22 minutes
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Categories: Monologue (Non-Course) • Science and Technology

Podcaster's summary: A podcast looking at the wonderful world of physics through the lenses of history and philosophy!
podcast imageThe Philosophy & Film Podcast
Twitter: @HydeParkPH (followed by 3 philosophers)
Site: hydeparkpicturehouse.co.uk/podcast
5 episodes • 2020 to 2021
Average episode: 31 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Popular Culture

Podcaster's summary: Presented by Joe Saunders, the Philosophy & Film Podcast explores the philosophical questions raised by some of cinema’s most intriguing films. In each episode, Joe is joined by a different guest philosopher, who nominates a film for the pair to discuss. Together, they explore whether they can learn anything about the film from philosophy, as well whether the world of philosophy can learn anything from the film. The podcast is produced by the Hyde Park Picture House, with editing from Ollie Jenkins and music from Nathan Moseley.
podcast imageDissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald
Twitter: @dissectphilo@iamarubberman (@iamarubberman followed by 2 philosophers)
Site: www.dissectingphilosophy.com
140 episodes • 2019 to 2021
Average episode: 44 minutes
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Categories: Course-Style

Podcaster's summary: Dr Andrew McDonald with several years of teaching experience at the University of Dundee takes listeners through a close reading of philosophical texts that allow us to delve into a deeper understanding of them. It is friendly to those new to philosophy and gives easy to understand examples throughout.
podcast imagePatterson in Pursuit
Twitter: @steveinpursuit (followed by 2 philosophers)
Site: steve-patterson.com/podcast
100 episodes • 2017 to 2021
Average episode: 50 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Interviews with intellectuals from across the globe. Exploring philosophy, politics, religion, and rationalism. | | Steve Patterson is an independent philosopher currently traveling the world to interview people in the pursuit of truth. | | Topics include logic and epistemology, skepticism, metaphysics, ethics, science and religion, truth, Christianity, Buddhism, atheism, culture, economics, the philosophy of mathematics, and every other topic that's important to humans.
podcast imageContext with Brad Harris
Twitter: @bradcoleharris (followed by 0 philosophers)
Site: www.bradharris.com/context
30 episodes • 2018 to 2021
Average episode: 39 minutes
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Categories: Philosophy+/Philosophyish/Ideas/Etc.

Podcaster's summary: What led to the rise of the modern world? How have we made so much progress, and what are its consequences? What are humanity's best ideas? Join award-winning historian Brad Harris as he engages these fundamental questions and interprets the biggest historical forces that shape their answers, from the rise of civilization and the development of modern science to the spread of disease and the growth of globalization.
podcast imageThinking Books
Twitter: @philosophybites (followed by 715 philosophers)
Site: thinkingbooks.co
4 episodes • 2017 to 2020
Average episode: 19 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Nigel Warburton interviews a range of authors about their books about thinking
podcast imageThe Big Idea
Twitter: @DavidEdmonds100 (followed by 312 philosophers)
Site: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p066vz7p
42 episodes • 2018 to 2020
Average episode: 10 minutes
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Categories: Broadcast Radio Programs • Philosophy+/Philosophyish/Ideas/Etc. • Story/Narrative-Style

Podcaster's summary: What are the big ideas shaping our world now?
podcast imagePhilosophy Bakes Bread, Radio Show & Podcast
Twitter: @PhilosophyBB@erictweber@anthonycashio (@erictweber followed by 299 philosophers)
Site: www.philosophersinamerica.com/philosophybakesbread
94 episodes • 2015 to 2020
Average episode: 54 minutes
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Categories: Broadcast Radio Programs • Interview-Style • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Philosophy Bakes Bread is a radio show and podcast that showcases the importance of philosophy for everyday life and for leadership. The saying goes that "philosophy bakes no bread." We disagree and co-hosts Dr. Eric Thomas Weber and Dr. Anthony Cashio invite engaging philosophers as guests for interviews about various ideas and conflicts that matter to people in real life, beyond the academy.
podcast imageFuturemakers
Twitter: @PhilFacOx (followed by 262 philosophers)
Site: podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/futuremakers
41 episodes • 2018 to 2020
Average episode: 52 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Philosophy+/Philosophyish/Ideas/Etc. • Science and Technology

Podcaster's summary: Welcome to Futuremakers, from the University of Oxford, where our academics debate key issues for the future of society. | | Season Three: The History of Pandemics | | Season Two: Climate Change | | Season One: Artificial Intelligence | | Special Episode: A brief history of Quantum Computing
podcast imagePremise Podcast
Twitter: @PremisePodcast (followed by 55 philosophers)
Site: soundcloud.com/premisepodcast
3 episodes • 2020
Average episode: 49 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Welcome to Premise Podcast. This is your host Angelos Sofocleous. | | In this podcast, I will be inviting a fellow philosopher each week to discuss a topic in an area of philosophy, including, but not limited to, metaphysics, ethics, phenomenology, aesthetics, epistemology, philosophy of religion, philosophy of language, and environmental philosophy. The podcast will also feature conversations related to politics, religion, and society. | | The name of the podcast, Premise Podcast, signifies what the podcast is about: Introducing, challenging, and contrasting different premises before reaching any conclusion - if we are going to reach a conclusion. Sometimes, the conclusion might just be that a conclusion is unreachable. | | This podcast will offer the opportunity to the public to explore and understand complex concepts in philosophy which will be presented in a clear and intelligible manner. | | I am grateful that you are joining me on this quest to make philosophy public and I hope that this podcast will promote fruitful discussions and provide you with the opportunity to enrich your knowledge of philosophy. | | Twitter: /PremisePodcast | | Facebook: /PremisePodcast | | Soundcloud: https://www.soundcloud.com/premisepodcast | | You can also find the podcast on Google Podcasts, iTunes, and Spotify. | | Email: [email protected] | | Please consider supporting Premise Podcast on Patreon to help bring philosophy to the public, and also enjoy all the benefits of becoming a patron for Premise Podcast | | Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/premisepodcast
podcast imageTheory Talk
Twitter: @theory_talk@FractalOntology (@FractalOntology followed by 29 philosophers)
Site: soundcloud.com/theory-talk
75 episodes • 2016 to 2020
Average episode: 69 minutes
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Categories: Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Theory Talk is a philosophy podcast and critical thinking jam session, featuring in-depth discussions of contemporary thought and thinkers. The show is produced by Joseph Weissman and Taylor Adkins. | | Podcast cover photo: "Trouble Light" (1977) by Joseph Nechvatal.
podcast imageWonder Cupboard
Twitter: @wondercupboard@lele_falco@TheAdmiral (@lele_falco followed by 22 philosophers)
Site: wondercupboard.com
18 episodes • 2018 to 2020
Average episode: 52 minutes
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Categories: Philosophy+/Philosophyish/Ideas/Etc. • Science and Technology • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Wonder Cupboard asks what science is, how it works, and how it came to be. Elena Falco and Ian Bridgeman present a new topic on the history and philosophy of science every episode.
podcast imageNatural Philosophers
Twitter: @PittTweet (followed by 12 philosophers)
Site: anchor.fm/siddharth-krishnan8
4 episodes • 2020
Average episode: 116 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Science and Technology

Podcaster's summary: Here, I interview some of the leading thinkers in modern natural philosophy. I'm your host, Dr. Siddharth Muthukrishnan. I originally trained in theoretical physics, before deciding that my interests were more conceptual and foundational, and switched to philosophy. Conversations will span science and philosophy and perhaps other topics as well.
podcast imageArmchair Opinions
Twitter: @armchair_o@armchairjames (@armchair_o followed by 6 philosophers)
Site: armchairopinions.org
8 episodes • 2020
Average episode: 58 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Three+ Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Armchair Opinions is a blog where qualified philosophers – the Armchair Philosophers – answer questions asked by the public. Here, on the podcast, we take a closer look at some of those answers. Hosted by Alex Impey and Armchair Philosophers Carl Messenger and James Brown.
podcast imageNew Narratives in the History of Philosophy
Twitter: @FemPhilosophers (followed by 141 philosophers)
Site: www.newnarrativesinphilosophy.net
8 episodes • 2018 to 2019
Average episode: 30 minutes
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Categories: History of Philosophy • Interview-Style

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podcast imageThe Public Philosopher
Twitter: @BBCRadio4 (followed by 60 philosophers)
Site: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01nmlh2
16 episodes • 2012 to 2019
Average episode: 42 minutes
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Categories: Broadcast Radio Programs • Course-Style

Podcaster's summary: Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel examines the thinking behind a current controversy.
podcast imageThe Happier Hour
Twitter: @MissMMcCarthy (followed by 50 philosophers)
Site: www.thehappierhour.org/podcast
54 episodes • 2018 to 2019
Average episode: 26 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Life Philosophy

Podcaster's summary: Equal parts philosophy and self-help (with a dash of humor thrown in for taste), The Happier Hour aims to make philosophy useful for the rest of us. Each episode explores a modern-day dilemma, via the lens of the greatest philosophers of all time, and often with special guests in the hot seat who know about stuff. Like the joy that comes from a strong drink at half the price, this show is for curious minds who want to know more about philosophy, without going back to school. Join your host Monica McCarthy, because it’s time to get happier!
podcast imagePhilosophy Sites
Twitter: @philosophybites (followed by 715 philosophers)
Site: philosophysites.com
4 episodes • 2016 to 2018
Average episode: 20 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Nigel Warburton interviews a range of experts on places associated with philosophers.
podcast imageRe:thinking
Twitter: @zackabaker (followed by 1 philosopher)
Site: www.rethinking.io
3 episodes • 2018
Average episode: 51 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Re:thinking is an interdisciplinary podcast exploring ideas at the intersection of philosophy and technology.
podcast imageJournal of Practical Ethics
Twitter: @ethicsinthenews@DavidEdmonds100 (@DavidEdmonds100 followed by 312 philosophers)
Site: podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/journal-practical-ethics
3 episodes • 2014 to 2017
Average episode: 14 minutes
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Categories: Ethics • Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: The Journal of Practical Ethics, an open access journal in moral and political philosophy (and related areas), published by the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, located at the University of Oxford. In this series, an author from each issue of the journal presents an overview of their paper in conversation with Dave Edmonds of Philosophy Bites.
podcast imageThe Philosopher's Arms
Twitter: @DrMatthewSweet (followed by 64 philosophers)
Site: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01lyb82
23 episodes • 2012 to 2017
Average episode: 28 minutes
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Categories: Broadcast Radio Programs • Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Matthew Sweet examines philosophical problems with a live audience in a pub
podcast imagePractical Ethics Bites
Twitter: @ethicsinthenews@DavidEdmonds100@philosophybites (@philosophybites followed by 715 philosophers)
Site: podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/practical-ethics-bites
9 episodes • 2014 to 2015
Average episode: 19 minutes
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Categories: Ethics • Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Practical Ethics Bites is a series of audio podcasts on practical ethics targeted specifically at pupils studying philosophy in UK schools. It is produced by the team behind the popular podcast Philosophy Bites, David Edmonds and Nigel Warburton. Philosophy Bites has had over 21 million downloads. David Edmonds is a Senior Research Associate at Oxford’s Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and all the interviewees are academics linked to the Uehiro Centre. The series aims to be a free educational resource for teachers. Each interview is around 20 minutes long.
podcast imageA History of Ideas
Twitter: @BBCRadio4 (followed by 60 philosophers)
Site: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04bwydw
60 episodes • 2014 to 2015
Average episode: 13 minutes
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Categories: Broadcast Radio Programs • Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the work of key philosophers and their theories.
podcast imagePhilosophy Now
Twitter: @PhilosophyNow (followed by 415 philosophers)
Site: philosophynow.org/podcasts
41 episodes • 2011 to 2014
Average episode: 54 minutes
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Categories: Broadcast Radio Programs • Panel-Style

Podcaster's summary: Podcasts from philosophynow.org, home of the most widely read philosophy magazine in the world, Philosophy Now.
podcast imageA Romp Through Philosophy for Complete Beginners
Twitter: @OxPhil_Marianne (followed by 101 philosophers)
Site: podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/romp-through-philosophy-complete-beginners
5 episodes • 2014
Average episode: 82 minutes
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Categories: Course-Style

Podcaster's summary: In this series of podcasts Marianne Talbot uses some famous arguments in the history of philosophy to examine philosophy as a discipline. By harnessing participants’ intuitions on both sides of the various arguments she encourages her audience actually to do philosophy. In listening to these podcasts you can yourself learn how to do philosophy, not by listening to someone else do it, but by starting to do it for yourself.
podcast imageThe Philosophy Podcast
Twitter: @learnoutloud (followed by 2 philosophers)
Site: www.learnoutloud.com/Podcast-Directory/Philosophy/-/The-Philosophy-Podcast/19669
22 episodes • 2008 to 2013
Average episode: 21 minutes
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Podcaster's summary: A periodic showcase of the world's greatest philosophy, from thinkers such as Plato, Descarte, Nietszche and more!
podcast imageBio-Ethics Bites
Twitter: @ethicsinthenews@DavidEdmonds100@philosophybites (@philosophybites followed by 715 philosophers)
Site: podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/bio-ethics-bites
10 episodes • 2011 to 2012
Average episode: 19 minutes
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Categories: Ethics • Interview-Style • Science and Technology

Podcaster's summary: Bioethics is the study of the moral implications of new and emerging medical technologies and looks to answer questions such as selling organs, euthanasia and whether should we clone people. The series consists of a series of interviews by leading bioethics academics and is aimed at individuals looking to explore often difficult and confusing questions surrounding medical ethics. The series lays out the issue in a clear and precise way and looks to show all sides of the debate.
podcast imagePhilosophy of Religion
Twitter: @PhilFacOx (followed by 262 philosophers)
Site: podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/philosophy-religion
8 episodes • 2012
Average episode: 42 minutes
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Categories: Course-Style

Podcaster's summary: This series of eight lectures delivered by Dr T. J. Mawson at the University of Oxford in Hilary Term 2011, introduces the main philosophical arguments pertaining to the Western monotheistic religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Each lecture has an associated hand-out (two for the first lecture).
podcast imagePhilosophy
Twitter: @CambridgePhilos (followed by 203 philosophers)
Site: www.phil.cam.ac.uk/podcasts-link/podcasts-philosophy
3 episodes • 2010 to 2012
Average episode: 51 minutes
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Categories: Talk/Seminar Series

Podcaster's summary: Recorded lectures from the Faculty of Philosophy
podcast imageA Romp Through the Philosophy of Mind
Twitter: @OxPhil_Marianne (followed by 101 philosophers)
Site: podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/romp-through-philosophy-mind
5 episodes • 2012
Average episode: 80 minutes
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Categories: Course-Style • Mind/Consciousness

Podcaster's summary: The mind is a fascinating entity. Where, after all, would we be without it? But what exactly is it? These days many people believe the mind simply is the brain. Descartes would have disagreed profoundly. He recommended a dualism of substance. Modern philosophers are again finding various forms of dualism attractive because the problems with physicalism are so intractable. One such problem is whether the mind, like the brain, is located in space (specifically inside the head). But does philosophy have anything sensible to say about the mind? Surely today it is scientists we should be listening to? Come and find out why this is – and always will be – false.
podcast imageExploring Philosophy - Audio
Twitter: @philosophybites (followed by 715 philosophers)
Site: www.openuniversity.edu/courses/modules/a222
11 episodes • 2011
Average episode: 12 minutes
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Categories: Course-Style • Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Have you ever considered what being conscious actually means? By choosing to live in a particular state are you consenting to be subject to all its laws? For some there’s an assumption that philosophy might not be relevant to modern life but Dr. Nigel Warburton, senior lecturer in Philosophy at The Open University argues that many of us today are faced with philosophical questions such as these as we live our lives in the twenty first century. In this collection we ask academics to discuss these questions in addition to other important philosophical issues and concepts such as the morality of abortions and the reconciling a world with evil and a good God. | | This material forms part of The Open University course A222 Exploring philosophy.
podcast imageJohn Locke Lectures in Philosophy
Twitter: @PhilFacOx (followed by 262 philosophers)
Site: podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/john-locke-lectures-philosophy
27 episodes • 2008 to 2011
Average episode: 61 minutes
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Categories: Talk/Seminar Series

Podcaster's summary: The John Locke Lectures are among the world's most distinguished lecture series in philosophy. The series began in 1950 and are given once a year.
podcast imageAesthetics and Philosophy of Art lectures
Twitter: @PhilFacOx (followed by 262 philosophers)
Site: podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/aesthetics-and-philosophy-art-lectures
8 episodes • 2011
Average episode: 54 minutes
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Categories: Course-Style

Podcaster's summary: Lecture series on Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art. The first part of the series focuses on some of the most important writings on art and beauty in the Western philosophical tradition, covering Plato, Aristotle, David Hume, and Immanuel Kant. The second part of the series focuses on questions about understanding works of art and about the nature of art. This part examines the interpretation of literature, the expression of emotion in music, and the definition of art
podcast imageMulticulturalism Bites - Audio
Twitter: @OUFreeLearning (followed by 6 philosophers)
Site: www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/multiculturalism-bites
10 episodes • 2011
Average episode: 18 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Multiculturalism is one of the most vexing political issues of our day. How can people with very different values and customs live alongside each other? What is the history of multiculturalism? What are the arguments for and against its various forms? Has it failed? Does it have a future? The Open University's Nigel Warburton interviews ten leading thinkers about the meaning and implications of multiculturalism. David Edmonds introduces each episode.
podcast imagePhilosophy: Justice and Morality - Audio
Twitter: @OUFreeLearning (followed by 6 philosophers)
Site: www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/philosophy/philosophy-justice-and-morality
5 episodes • 2011
Average episode: 13 minutes
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Categories: Course-Style • Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Although what constitutes justice may vary depending on culture or historical context, all forms of justice are built on a foundation of moral assumptions that include ideas about ethics, fairness and the law. Philosophers have often debated the nature of both morality and justice and their relationship with each other and in this collection we explore some of the most influential ideas on the topics from Kant to Bentham and investigate problems such as can inequalities be justified, provided they are to the benefit of the worst off? | | This material forms part of The Open University course A222 Exploring philosophy.
podcast imageGeneral Philosophy
Twitter: @PhilFacOx (followed by 262 philosophers)
Site: podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/general-philosophy
33 episodes • 2010
Average episode: 12 minutes
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Podcaster's summary: A series of lectures delivered by Peter Millican to first-year philosophy students at the University of Oxford. The lectures comprise of the 8-week General Philosophy course, delivered to first year undergraduates. These lectures aim to provide a thorough introduction to many philosophical topics and to get students and others interested in thinking about key areas of philosophy. Taking a chronological view of the history of philosophy, each lecture is split into 3 or 4 sections which outline a particular philosophical problem and how different philosophers have attempted to resolve the issue. Individuals interested in the 'big' questions about life such as how we perceive the world, who we are in the world and whether we are free to act will find this series informative, comprehensive and accessible.
podcast imageCritical Reasoning for Beginners
Twitter: @OxPhil_Marianne (followed by 101 philosophers)
Site: podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/critical-reasoning-beginners
6 episodes • 2010
Average episode: 68 minutes
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Podcaster's summary: Are you confident you can reason clearly? Are you able to convince others of your point of view? Are you able to give plausible reasons for believing what you believe? Do you sometimes read arguments in the newspapers, hear them on the television, or in the pub and wish you knew how to confidently evaluate them? | | In this six-part course, you will learn all about arguments, how to identify them, how to evaluate them, and how not to mistake bad arguments for good. Such skills are invaluable if you are concerned about the truth of your beliefs, and the cogency of your arguments.
podcast imagePhilosophy for Beginners
Twitter: @OxPhil_Marianne (followed by 101 philosophers)
Site: podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/philosophy-beginners
5 episodes • 2008 to 2009
Average episode: 92 minutes
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Podcaster's summary: Philosophy has been studied for thousands of years. It involves the use of reason and argument to search for the truth about reality - about the nature of things, ethics, aesthetics, language, the mind, God and everything else. This series of five introductory lectures, aimed at students new to philosophy, presented by Marianne Talbot, Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford, will test you on some famous thought experiments and introduce you to some central philosophical issues and to the thoughts of some key philosophers.
podcast imagePhilosophy: The Classics
Twitter: @philosophybites (followed by 715 philosophers)
Site: www.philclassics.libsyn.com
18 episodes • 2007 to 2008
Average episode: 16 minutes
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Podcaster's summary: Author Nigel Warburton reads from his book Philosophy: The Classics which is an introduction to 27 key works in the history of Philosophy