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Podcast Profile: Philosophy? WTF??

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100 episodes
2020 to 2024
Median: 23 minutes
Collection: Philosophy


Description (podcaster-provided):

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/
Facebook: https://tinyurl.com/5eyc2bpv
Twitter/X: @PhilosophyWtf
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Themes and summary (AI-generated based on podcaster-provided show and episode descriptions):

➤ Pub-based conversations on philosophy • Discussions on existentialism, free will, and determinism • Explorations of identity, AI, age and ageing • Chat with guest Hunter Campbell Royall • Humorous and irreverent tone

In the podcast "Philosophy? WTF??," Danny and Dr. Mike delve into complex philosophical concepts in an accessible, conversational style often set against the informal backdrop of a local pub. Episodes cover a variety of themes, including existentialism, where discussions span the absurdity of existence, the stages of life by Kierkegaard, and even fictional narratives like Kafka’s "The Trial." Another recurring theme is the interplay between free will and determinism, exploring moral questions and the extent to which genetic makeup influences human behavior and choices.

The podcast frequently touches on contemporary societal issues and debates, such as the role and impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on creativity and human decision-making capacities. Through their episodic narratives, Danny and Dr. Mike explore the implications of technology on identity and social constructs. They also offer philosophical musings on cultural identity, essence, and the body’s role in shaping human experience.

The show is interspersed with lighter, albeit insightful, discussions on various eclectic topics. For instance, episodes have portrayed hypothetical scenarios like being Earth's defenders against alien invasions and humorous takes on the philosophers’ daily lives. Holiday specials and festive episodes bring a seasonal cheer to the philosophical discussions, suggesting that the podcast does not shy away from blending serious topics with a playful tone.

Listeners will find deeper dives into specific philosophers’ works, such as Wittgenstein and Popper, and thematic discussions like those on essence and identity, which often venture into conceptual analogies and thought experiments. Danny and Dr. Mike's laid-back yet erudite style aims to demystify philosophical ideas, making them accessible to a wider audience while still engaging in substantial philosophical dialogue.


Episodes:
Episode 218: Age and Ageing Part 5
2024-Jul-09
31 minutes
Episode 217: Age and Ageing Part 4
2024-Jun-26
20 minutes
Episode 216: Age and Aging Part 3
2024-Jun-12
20 minutes
Episode 215: Age and Ageing Part 2
2024-May-29
19 minutes
Episode 214: Age and Aging Part One
2024-May-15
22 minutes
Episode 213: Freewill and Determinism Final Episode
2024-May-01
24 minutes
Episode 212: Free Will and Determinism Part 4
2024-Apr-17
22 minutes
Episode 211: Freewill and Determinism Part 3
2024-Apr-03
25 minutes
Episode 210: Freewill and Determinism Part 2
2024-Mar-20
24 minutes
Episode 209: Freewill and Determinism Part 1
2024-Mar-06
17 minutes
Episode 208: Existentialism Final Part
2024-Feb-14
19 minutes
Episode 207: Existentialism Part 8
2024-Jan-31
18 minutes
Episode 206: Existentialism Part 7
2024-Jan-17
18 minutes
Episode Image Episode 205: Philosophy? WTF?? 2023 Christmas Special!
2023-Dec-22
58 minutes
Episode 204: Existentialism Part 6
2023-Dec-13
24 minutes
Episode 203: Existentialism Part 5
2023-Nov-29
22 minutes
Episode 202: Existentialism Part Four
2023-Nov-08
17 minutes
Episode 201: Existentialism Part Three
2023-Oct-25
22 minutes
Episode 200: Existentialism Part Two
2023-Oct-11
24 minutes
Episode 199: Existentialism Part One
2023-Sep-27
32 minutes
Episode Image Episode 198: Holiday Time 'Leisure' special!
2023-Jul-05
12 minutes
Episode 197: AI - Episode Three
2023-Jun-14
40 minutes
Episode 196: AI - Episode Two
2023-May-31
37 minutes
Episode 195: AI - Episode One
2023-May-17
30 minutes
Episode 194: A Chat with Hunter: Final Part
2023-May-03
40 minutes
Episode 193: A Chat With Hunter Part 3
2023-Apr-18
26 minutes
Episode 192: A Chat With Hunter Part 2
2023-Apr-05
22 minutes
Episode 191: A Chat With Hunter
2023-Mar-22
19 minutes
Episode 158: Essence and Identity Part 6
2021-Dec-29
32 minutes
Episode 156: Essence and Identity Part 5
2021-Dec-22
24 minutes
Episode 155: Essence and Identity Part 4
2021-Dec-15
17 minutes
Episode 154: Essence and Identity Part 3
2021-Dec-08
19 minutes
Episode 153: Essence and Identity Part 2
2021-Dec-01
19 minutes
Episode Image Episode 152: Essence and Identity
2021-Nov-24
18 minutes
Episode 147: Philosophy is Where You Find it! Part 6
2021-Oct-20
28 minutes
Episode 146: Philosophy is Where You Find it! Part 5
2021-Oct-13
15 minutes
Episode 145: Philosophy Is Where You Find It! Part 4
2021-Sep-29
16 minutes
Episode Image Episode 144: Philosophy is Where You Find it! Part 3
2021-Sep-22
16 minutes
Episode Image Episode 143: Philosophy is Where You Find It! Part 2
2021-Sep-15
13 minutes
Episode Image Episode 142: Philosophy is Where You Find It! Introduction
2021-Sep-08
17 minutes
Episode Image Episode 141: How to Build a Philosophy Part 7
2021-Sep-01
18 minutes
Episode Image Episode 140: How to build a Philosophy Part 6
2021-Aug-25
14 minutes
Episode Image Episode 139: How to Build a Philosophy Part 5
2021-Aug-18
16 minutes
Episode Image Episode 138: How to Build a Philosophy Part 4
2021-Aug-11
16 minutes
Episode Image Episode 137: How to Build a Philosophy Part 3
2021-Aug-04
16 minutes
Episode Image Episode 136: How to Build a Philosophy Part 2
2021-Jul-28
14 minutes
Episode Image Episode 135: How to Build a Philosophy.
2021-Jul-21
17 minutes
Episode Image Episode 134: Coming up.
2021-Jul-14
2 minutes
Episode Image Episode 133: A Well-earned Break
2021-Jul-07
23 minutes
Episode Image Episode 132: Philosophy and Theatre p5
2021-Jun-30
12 minutes
Episode Image Episode 131: Philosophy and Theatre Part 4
2021-Jun-23
17 minutes
Episode Image Episode 130: Philosophy and Theatre Part 3
2021-Jun-16
16 minutes
Episode Image Episode 129: Philosophy and Theatre Part 2
2021-Jun-09
7 minutes
Episode Image Episode 128: Philosophy and Theatre
2021-Jun-02
16 minutes
Episode Image Episode 127: Aristotle Eudaimonia and Virtue p4
2021-May-26
30 minutes
Episode Image Episode 126: Aristotle, Eudaimonia and Virtue p.3
2021-May-19
26 minutes
Episode Image Episode 125: Aristotle, Eudaimonia and Virtue Part 2
2021-May-12
27 minutes
Episode Image Episode 124: Ep.136 Aristotle, Eudaimonia and Virtue.
2021-May-05
21 minutes
Episode Image Episode 123: A Small Interval
2021-Apr-28
1 minute
Episode Image Episode 122: Ep. 135 Permanence and Change p5
2021-Apr-21
24 minutes
Episode Image Episode 121: Ep.134 Permanence and Change p.4
2021-Apr-14
23 minutes
Episode Image Episode 120: Ep.133 Permanence and Change P.3
2021-Apr-07
24 minutes
Episode Image Episode 119: Ep. 132 Permanence and Change part 2
2021-Mar-31
23 minutes
Episode Image Episode 118: Ep.131 The Pre-Socratics: Permanence and Change
2021-Mar-24
21 minutes
Episode Image Episode 117: Ep.130 Alternative Lifestyles Part 4
2021-Mar-17
26 minutes
Episode Image Episode 116: Ep129 Alternative Lifestyles P.3
2021-Mar-10
23 minutes
Episode Image Episode 115: Ep. 128 Alternative Lifestyles P2
2021-Mar-03
23 minutes
Episode Image Episode 114: p. 127 Alternative Lifestyles
2021-Feb-24
24 minutes
Episode Image Episode 113: Ep. 126 Family Part 5
2021-Feb-17
23 minutes
Episode Image Episode 112: EP. 125 Family Part 4
2021-Feb-10
32 minutes
Episode Image Episode 111: Ep.124 Family Part 3
2021-Feb-03
25 minutes
Episode Image Episode 110: Ep. 123 Family Part 2
2021-Jan-27
18 minutes
Episode Image Episode 109: Ep. 122 Philosophy and Family
2021-Jan-20
22 minutes
Episode Image Episode 104: Ep. 121 Humanity Part 5
2020-Dec-09
22 minutes
Episode Image Episode 103: Ep. 120 Humanity Part 4
2020-Dec-02
19 minutes
Episode Image Episode 102: Ep. 119 Humanity Part 3
2020-Nov-25
30 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 118 Humanity Part 2
2020-Nov-18
26 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 117 Humanity Part 1
2020-Nov-11
26 minutes
Episode Image Ep.113 Knowledge Wars Part 4
2020-Oct-14
23 minutes
Episode Image Ep.112 Knowledge Wars Part 3
2020-Oct-07
29 minutes
Episode Image Ep.111 Knowledge Wars Part 2
2020-Sep-30
30 minutes
Episode Image Ep.110 Knowledge Wars Part 1
2020-Sep-23
26 minutes
Episode Image Ep.109 Kant Vs. Bentham The Final
2020-Sep-16
27 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 108. Kant Vs. Bentham Part 4
2020-Sep-09
26 minutes
Episode Image Ep.107 Kant Vs. Bentham Part 3
2020-Sep-02
20 minutes
Episode Image Ep.106 Kant Vs. Bentham Part 2
2020-Aug-26
24 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 105 Philosopher Cage Fight! Kant Vs. Bentham Part 1
2020-Aug-19
20 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 94 Postmodernism Part 4
2020-Jun-03
28 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 93 Postmodernism Part 3
2020-May-27
24 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 91 Postmodernism Part 2
2020-May-20
24 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 90 Postmodernism
2020-May-13
22 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 89 Wittgenstein Part 4
2020-May-06
31 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 88 Wittgenstein Part 3
2020-Apr-29
20 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 87 Wittgenstein Part 2
2020-Apr-22
27 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 86 Wittgenstein Part 1
2020-Apr-15
33 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 85 Phenomenology Part 6
2020-Apr-08
31 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 84 Phenomenology Part 5
2020-Apr-01
31 minutes
Episode Image Ep.83 Phenomenology Part 4: Inauthenticity
2020-Mar-25
17 minutes
Episode Image Ep.82 Phenomenology Pt 3: Heidegger and Sartre
2020-Mar-18
27 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 81 Phenomenology Part 1: Husserl Part 2
2020-Mar-11
19 minutes