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Podcast Profile: For the Love of Sophia!

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121 episodes
2019 to 2024
Median: 52 minutes
Collection: Philosophy


Description (podcaster-provided):

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: www.patreon.com/publicphilosophyproject


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

➤ Philosophical discussions • Metaphysics • Ethics • Epistemology • Human nature • Consciousness • Friendship and love • Artificial intelligence • Tradition vs. novelty • Suffering and aid • Postmodernism and idealism

"For the Love of Sophia!" is a philosophy podcast hosted by two professors from New Jersey, Giuseppe and Anthony, as an extension of the Public Philosophy Project. This podcast aims to bring philosophical discourse from academia to everyday life, tackling a broad spectrum of topics in an engaging and accessible manner.

The episodes are steeped in philosophical inquiry and explore a wide range of subjects. These include fundamental questions about human nature, personal identity, and consciousness, with discussions on what it means to be human, the nature of memory and sensation, and the concept of personhood. The podcast also delves into more specific branches of philosophy, contrasting views such as analytic versus continental philosophy and Plato versus Aristotle’s metaphysical ideas.

Ethical and moral questions are frequently addressed, with episodes dedicated to contemporary dilemmas like the ethics of violence, human responsibility towards global aid and charity, and the moral consequences of postmodernism. The discussions often probe deeply into the relationship between traditional philosophical ideas and modern issues, such as the nature of artificial intelligence and its implications on ethics and personal relationships.

Another recurring theme is the exploration of different realms of human experience and understanding. Giuseppe and Anthony tackle topics such as love, friendship, and the philosophy of music, often dissecting complex ideas into more digestible conversations. They also offer insights into pedagogical concerns, debating the philosophical underpinnings of education, learning, and grading.

Interwoven with these thematic explorations is a consistent effort to make sense of paradoxes, metaphysical inquiries, and epistemological issues. Through this diverse array of topics, "For the Love of Sophia!" invites listeners to reflect on a multitude of philosophical questions, drawing connections between theoretical concepts and practical realities. The podcast serves as a bridge, linking abstract philosophical theories to everyday human experiences and contemporary societal debates.


Episodes:
Episode Image Ep. 119: How Do We Minimize Suffering? (Part II)
2024-Jul-02
58 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 118: How Do We Minimize Suffering? (Part I)
2024-Jun-20
58 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 117: Ancient Metaphysics (Part II)
2024-Jun-04
51 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 116: Ancient Metaphysics (Part I)
2024-May-22
50 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 115: Tradition vs. Novelty (Part II)
2024-May-07
64 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 114: Tradition Vs. Novelty (Part I)
2024-Apr-23
63 minutes
Episode Image Delay Update
2024-Mar-27
1 minute
Episode Image Ep. 113: What is Postmodernism? (Part II)
2024-Mar-05
59 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 112: What is Postmodernism? (Part I)
2024-Feb-20
61 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 111: What is NOT Philosophy? (Part II)
2024-Feb-06
52 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 110: What is NOT Philosophy? (Part I)
2024-Jan-23
55 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 109: What is Atheism? (Part II)
2024-Jan-09
63 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 108: What is Atheism? (Part I)
2023-Dec-12
54 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 107: What is Music? (Part II)
2023-Nov-22
89 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 106: What is Music? (Part I)
2023-Nov-07
57 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 105: What is (Metaphysical) Idealism? (Part II)
2023-Oct-26
50 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 104: What is (Metaphysical) Idealism? (Part I)
2023-Oct-10
51 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 103: What is it like to Be an Octopus? (Part II)
2023-Sep-26
57 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 102: What is it Like to Be an Octopus? (Part I)
2023-Sep-12
56 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 101: What is Love? (Part II)
2023-Aug-15
72 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 100: Audience Q & A
2023-Aug-01
89 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 99: What is Love? (Part I)
2023-Jul-18
68 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 98: What is Friendship? (Part II)
2023-Jul-06
52 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 97: What is Friendship? (Part I)
2023-Jun-20
72 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 96: How Do We Understand Things? (Part II)
2023-Jun-06
72 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 95: How Do We Understand Things? (Part I)
2023-May-23
63 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 94: What is Artificial Intelligence? feat. ChatGPT (Part II)
2023-May-09
73 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 93: What is Artificial Intelligence? feat. ChatGPT (Part I)
2023-Apr-25
51 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 92: The Ethics of Violence (Part II)
2023-Apr-11
43 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 91: The Ethics of Violence (Part I)
2023-Mar-28
46 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 90: The Theory of Forms (Part II)
2023-Mar-15
47 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 89: The Theory of Forms (Part I)
2023-Feb-28
53 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 88: What Is Human Nature? (Part II)
2023-Feb-14
59 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 87: What Is Human Nature? (Part I)
2023-Jan-31
58 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 86: What Are Grades? (Part II)
2023-Jan-19
70 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 85: What Are Grades? (Part I)
2023-Jan-03
57 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 84: Politics and War (Part II)
2022-Dec-20
69 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 83: Politics and War (Part I)
2022-Dec-08
63 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 82: What is Technology? (Part II)
2022-Nov-22
67 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 81: What is Technology? (Part I)
2022-Nov-08
60 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 80: What is Personhood? (Part II)
2022-Oct-25
66 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 79: What is Personhood? (Part I)
2022-Oct-11
61 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 78: On Learning and Teaching (Part II)
2022-Sep-27
62 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 77: On Learning and Teaching (Part I)
2022-Sep-13
58 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 76: What is Sensation? (Part II)
2022-Aug-30
65 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 75: What is Sensation? (Part I)
2022-Aug-16
60 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 74: What is Memory? (Part II)
2022-Aug-03
44 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 73: What is Memory? (Part I)
2022-Jul-19
54 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 72: Analytic vs. Continental Philosophy (Part II)
2022-Jul-05
64 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 71: Analytic vs. Continental Philosophy (Part I)
2022-Jun-21
61 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 70: What is a Paradox? (Part II)
2022-Jun-07
63 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 69: What is a Paradox? (Part I)
2022-May-24
56 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 68: What is Disagreement? (Part II)
2022-May-10
49 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 67: What is Disagreement? (Part I)
2022-Apr-26
46 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 66: Are We Born With Innate Ideas? (Part II)
2022-Apr-12
44 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 65: Are We Born With Innate Ideas? (Part I)
2022-Mar-29
47 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 64: Control, Desire, and Attachment (Part II)
2022-Mar-15
43 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 63: Control, Desire, and Attachment (Part I)
2022-Mar-01
38 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 62: What is History? ft. Gene Nassar, Ph.D. (Part II)
2022-Feb-15
58 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 61: What is History? ft. Gene Nasser, Ph.D. (Part I)
2022-Feb-02
52 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 60: What is Property? (Part II)
2022-Jan-18
67 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 59: What is Property? (Part I)
2022-Jan-04
56 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 58: Holiday Special - What is a Holiday? ft. Claire Celi and Sal Mignano
2021-Dec-21
110 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 57: What is Philosophy? (Part II)
2021-Dec-07
50 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 56: What is Philosophy? (Part I)
2021-Nov-23
57 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 55: Language, Thought, and Reality (Part II)
2021-Nov-09
55 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 54: Language, Thought, and Reality (Part I)
2021-Oct-26
48 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 53: What is Phenomenology? (Part II)
2021-Oct-12
63 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 52: What is Phenomenology? (Part I)
2021-Sep-28
54 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 51: What is Propaganda? ft. Claire Celi, M.A. (Part II)
2021-Sep-14
58 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 50: Audience Q & A
2021-Aug-31
66 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 49: What is Propaganda? ft. Claire Celi, M.A. (Part I)
2021-Aug-17
46 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 48: What is Beauty? (Part II)
2021-Aug-03
57 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 47: What is Beauty? (Part I)
2021-Jul-20
56 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 46: What is Conversation? (Part II)
2021-Jul-06
47 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 45: What is Conversation? (Part I)
2021-Jun-22
44 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 44: Objectivity and Subjectivity (Part II)
2021-Jun-08
57 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 43: Objectivity and Subjectivity (Part I)
2021-May-25
53 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 42: Presocratic Metaphysics (Part II)
2021-May-11
55 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 41: Presocratic Metaphysics (Part I)
2021-Apr-27
50 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 40: What is Critical Thinking? (Part II)
2021-Apr-13
56 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 39: What is Critical Thinking? (Part I)
2021-Mar-30
52 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 38: What is the Good Life? (Part II)
2021-Mar-16
49 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 37: What is the Good Life? (Part I)
2021-Mar-02
45 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 36: What is Intelligence? (Part II)
2021-Feb-16
46 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 35: What is Intelligence? (Part I)
2021-Feb-02
43 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 34: What is Death? ft. Sal Mignano, D.O. (Part II)
2021-Jan-19
46 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 33: What is Death? ft. Sal Mignano, D.O. (Part I)
2021-Jan-05
39 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 32: What is Science? (Part II)
2020-Dec-22
50 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 31: What is Science? (Part I)
2020-Dec-08
44 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 30: Knowledge and Truth (Part II)
2020-Nov-24
49 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 29: Knowledge and Truth (Part I)
2020-Nov-10
34 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 28: What is Democracy? (Part II)
2020-Oct-27
40 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 27: What is Democracy? (Part I)
2020-Oct-13
40 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 26: The Role of Work (Part II)
2020-Sep-29
46 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 25: The Role of Work (Part I)
2020-Sep-15
43 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 24: What is Education? (Part II)
2020-Sep-01
40 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 23: What is Education? (Part I)
2020-Aug-18
42 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 22: What is Language? ft. Claire Kelly, M.A. (Part II)
2020-Aug-04
41 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 21: What is Language? ft. Claire Kelly, M.A. (Part I)
2020-Jul-21
42 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 20: Freedom of Speech (Part II)
2020-Jul-07
42 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 19: Freedom Of Speech (Part I)
2020-Jun-23
39 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 18: What is Time?
2020-Jun-09
44 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 17: What is Justice? (Part II)
2020-May-26
46 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 16: What is Justice? (Part I)
2020-May-12
40 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 15: Aesthetics (Part II)
2020-Apr-28
40 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 14: Aesthetics (Part I)
2020-Apr-14
38 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 13: Existentialism (Part II)
2020-Mar-31
41 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 12: Existentialism (Part I)
2020-Mar-17
38 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 11: Do We Have Free Will? (Part II)
2020-Mar-03
37 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 10: Do We Have Free Will? (Part I)
2020-Feb-18
34 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 9: Ethics (Part II)
2020-Feb-04
62 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 8: Ethics (Part I)
2020-Jan-21
45 minutes
Episode Image Holiday Hiatus Update
2020-Jan-08
less than a minute
Episode Image Ep. 7: Perception and Reality (Part II)
2019-Nov-26
35 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 6: Perception and Reality (Part I)
2019-Nov-12
28 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 5: Is There a God? (Part II)
2019-Oct-29
26 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 4: Is There a God? (Part I)
2019-Oct-15
32 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 3: What is Consciousness? (Part III)
2019-Oct-01
19 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 2: What is Consciousness? (Part II)
2019-Sep-16
27 minutes
Episode Image Ep. 1: What is Consciousness? (Part I)
2019-Sep-01
33 minutes