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Podcast Profile: Within Reason

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76 episodes
2019 to 2024
Median: 75 minutes
Collections: PhilosophySciPhi-Adjacent


Description (podcaster-provided):

For the curious.
A philosophy podcast that sometimes flirts with other disciplines, Within Reason has featured guests including Richard Dawkins, Douglas Murray, William Lane Craig, Peter Singer, Konstantin Kisin, and Neil deGrasse Tyson.


Themes and summary (AI-generated based on podcaster-provided show and episode descriptions):

➤ Philosophy discussions • Religion and atheism debates • Political and social commentary • Consciousness and psychology exploration • Historical analysis • Science and ethics conversations

"Within Reason" is a philosophy podcast tailored for curious minds, featuring discussions that often expand to encompass other disciplines. The podcast boasts a diverse roster of guests, including renowned thinkers such as Richard Dawkins, Peter Singer, and Neil deGrasse Tyson. Each episode dives into a wide array of intellectual topics, ranging from intricate philosophical principles to pertinent social and political issues.

The podcast explores foundational philosophical themes like the ethical dimensions of religion, atheism, and morality, frequently engaging with both historical and contemporary perspectives. Episodes address profound questions about the nature of consciousness, free will, and the human condition, offering insights from experts in fields like cognitive science, neurology, and religious studies. The show also navigates substantial topics in political thought, examining ideological movements, voting ethics, and complex social phenomena.

In addition to philosophical discourse, "Within Reason" delves into scientific inquiries, addressing topics such as the origins of the universe, quantum physics, and astrophysics. This interdisciplinary approach enriches the listener's understanding by showing the intersections between philosophy and science, particularly how they inform one another.

Social commentary is another significant element of the podcast, with episodes dedicated to discussing the impact of political activism, race in politics, and contemporary cultural trends. The show occasionally features commentary on historical and modern religious texts, offering critical examinations of traditional beliefs and their implications.

Overall, "Within Reason" provides a platform for in-depth discussions that challenge conventional wisdom and encourage listeners to think critically about complex issues. The content is diverse, ensuring that each episode brings something new and thought-provoking, catering to an audience eager to explore broad intellectual horizons.


Episodes:
#76 Jonathan Pageau - Deconstructing the Fall of Adam and Eve
2024-Jul-16
119 minutes
#75 Destiny on Jordan Peterson, Voting, and Political Principles
2024-Jul-07
146 minutes
#74 Rabbi David Wolpe - What is Judaism?
2024-Jun-30
79 minutes
#73 Arguments for Atheism Tier List w/ Joe Schmid!
2024-Jun-23
155 minutes
#72 John Nelson - What Did Jesus Really Look Like?
2024-Jun-16
64 minutes
#71 Unsolicited Advice - An Introduction to Nihilism
2024-Jun-09
79 minutes
#70 Philosophize This! - A Beginner's Guide to Philosophy
2024-Jun-02
79 minutes
#69 Iain McGilchrist - The Mind is More Than a Machine
2024-May-26
100 minutes
#68 Andrew Mark Henry - What is The Gospel of Thomas?
2024-May-19
83 minutes
#67 Elaine Pagels | What Are The Gnostic Gospels?
2024-May-13
69 minutes
#66 Coleman Hughes - Should We Take Race Out of Politics?
2024-May-05
59 minutes
#65 Esoterica - The History of Yahweh
2024-Apr-28
104 minutes
#64 Rory Stewart - We Are Addicted to a Sense of Crisis
2024-Apr-21
69 minutes
#63 A.C. Grayling - Who Will Own the Moon?
2024-Apr-14
62 minutes
#62 750,000 Subscriber QnA
2024-Apr-07
34 minutes
#61 Sam Harris - Can Science Determine Moral Values?
2024-Mar-31
175 minutes
#60 Carlo Rovelli - Time is Weirder Than You Think
2024-Mar-24
63 minutes
#59 William Lane Craig - Is Biblical Slaughter Ethical?
2024-Mar-17
66 minutes
#58 Michael Knowles - Is America a Christian Nation?
2024-Mar-10
84 minutes
#57 David Deutsch - The Multiverse is Real
2024-Mar-05
95 minutes
#56 Susan Neiman - Left is Not Woke
2024-Feb-18
52 minutes
#55 Robert Sapolsky - Free Will Doesn't Exist. Now What?
2024-Feb-11
56 minutes
#54 The Cultural Tutor - Why Is The Modern World So Ugly?
2024-Feb-05
109 minutes
#53 Jason Brennan - The Case Against Democracy
2024-Jan-28
57 minutes
#52 Jonathan Pageau - The Problem With Secular Architecture
2024-Jan-20
58 minutes
#51 Richard Dawkins - Religion is (Still) Appalling
2024-Jan-15
64 minutes
#50 Sisyphus 55 - Nihilism and the Manosphere
2024-Jan-07
88 minutes
#49 Christmas Special with Bart Ehrman - Did Christmas Really Happen?
2023-Dec-23
63 minutes
#48 Edward Feser - Aristotle's Argument for God
2023-Dec-16
93 minutes
#47 Josh Rasmussen - Why is Consciousness a Philosophical Problem?
2023-Dec-09
92 minutes
#46 John Vervaeke - Escaping the Meaning Crisis
2023-Dec-04
92 minutes
#45 Graham Oppy - Atheism Requires Justification Too
2023-Nov-06
77 minutes
#44 Just Stop Oil - How Far Will They Go?
2023-Oct-19
64 minutes
#43 Peter Hitchens Storms Out of My Interview
2023-Oct-16
59 minutes
#42 Genetically Modified Skeptic - Why Satanism is Making a Comeback
2023-Oct-04
61 minutes
#41 Justin Brierley - The Surprising Rebirth of Belief in God
2023-Sep-24
76 minutes
#40 Slavoj Žižek - Sex, Drugs, and Commodity Fetishism
2023-Sep-08
108 minutes
#39 Andrew Doyle - The New Puritans
2023-Aug-20
88 minutes
#38 Carl Robichaud - Will There Be A Nuclear War?
2023-Jul-30
67 minutes
#37 T.M. Luhrmann - How Does God Become Real?
2023-Jul-24
65 minutes
#36 Peter Boghossian - Having Better Conversations About Philosophy
2023-Jun-25
115 minutes
#35 Bart Ehrman - Did Jesus Even Claim to be God?
2023-Jun-19
90 minutes
#34 Anil Seth - A New Science of Consciousness
2023-Jun-07
100 minutes
#33 Michael Jones - Does God Send People to Hell?
2023-May-29
69 minutes
#32 Destiny - Testing Destiny's Ethics
2023-May-22
135 minutes
#31 Peter Singer - The Limits of Utilitarianism
2023-May-14
63 minutes
#30 Joshua Bowen - How the Bible Supports Slavery
2023-May-07
98 minutes
#29 Richard Swinburne - Souls, Free Will and the Problem of Evil
2023-Apr-30
58 minutes
#28 Neil deGrasse Tyson - What Is Earth's Biggest Threat?
2023-Apr-23
46 minutes
#27 Philip Goff - Is Everything Conscious?
2023-Apr-18
126 minutes
#26 David Renton - No Free Speech for Fascists
2023-Apr-09
66 minutes
#25 Andrew Mark Henry - What is Religion?
2023-Apr-02
71 minutes
#24 William Lane Craig - Did Jesus Rise From The Dead?
2023-Mar-26
63 minutes
#23 Konstantin Kisin - Free Speech and Reparations
2023-Mar-19
63 minutes
#22 Bishop Robert Barron - Seeking Meaning, Finding God?
2023-Mar-12
67 minutes
#21 Trent Horn, Cameron Bertuzzi & Joe Schmid - The Problem of Evil
2023-Mar-12
73 minutes
#20 Joe Schmid - Arguments For God Tier List
2022-Jun-17
114 minutes
#19 Genetically Modified Skeptic - Do We Still Feel the Same Way About Religion?
2022-Jun-07
62 minutes
Episode Image #18 Ed Winters - Veganism Reconsidered
2022-Apr-21
76 minutes
Episode Image #17 April 1st - Why I'm a Christian Now, with Stephen Woodford
2022-Apr-21
85 minutes
Episode Image #16 Alex Hershaft - Surviving the Holocaust
2020-Nov-20
64 minutes
Episode Image #15 — Michael Sandel | The Tyranny of Merit
2020-Sep-09
54 minutes
Episode Image #14 — William Lane Craig | The Kalam Cosmological Argument
2020-Jun-21
75 minutes
Episode Image #13 ⁠— Joey Carbstrong | Why Won't Vegans Just Shut Up?
2020-May-24
65 minutes
Episode Image #12 — David Benatar | Is It Immoral To Have Children?
2020-Apr-26
87 minutes
Episode Image #11 — Douglas Murray | Gender and Activism
2019-Nov-25
83 minutes
Episode Image #10 — Richard Dawkins | Outgrowing God
2019-Sep-19
44 minutes
Episode Image #9 — Earthling Ed | Veganism Can Be Complicated
2019-Sep-13
115 minutes
Episode Image #8 — Andrew Copson | What Is Secularism?
2019-Aug-28
72 minutes
Episode Image #7 — Anthony Magnabosco | How To Change Minds
2019-Aug-09
52 minutes
Episode Image #6 — Peter Singer | Utilitarianism and Animals
2019-Jul-21
90 minutes
Episode Image #5 — Justin Brierley | Why I'm Still a Christian
2019-Jun-12
108 minutes
Episode Image #4 — Rationality Rules | Is Morality Objective?
2019-May-09
104 minutes
Episode Image #3 — Matt Dillahunty | Meta-Ethics and Veganism
2019-Apr-30
126 minutes
Episode Image #2 — Michael Shermer | Death, How To Avoid It, and Why You Shouldn't be Afraid
2019-Apr-11
63 minutes
Episode Image #1 — Armin Navabi | Free Speech and Leaving Islam
2019-Apr-03
84 minutes