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Podcast Profile: Five Questions

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81 episodes
2020 to 2022
Median: 26 minutes
Collection: Philosophy


Description (podcaster-provided):

I ask philosophers five questions about themselves.
New episodes post on Tuesdays.


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

➤ Philosophers' self-reflections • Moral and political philosophy • Epistemology • Life guidance through philosophy • Academic accomplishments • Philosophers' books and essays • Interviews and conversations

"Five Questions" is a podcast that explores the personal and professional insights of various philosophers through a series of thought-provoking conversations. Hosted by an unnamed host, the podcast adheres to a unique format—each episode features a different philosopher who is asked five questions about themselves. This simple yet compelling structure allows listeners to delve into the minds of some of the most renowned thinkers in the field.

The show's episodes feature philosophers from prestigious institutions worldwide, ranging from professors at Yale, MIT, and Harvard to those at Oxford and the University of Melbourne. These philosophers specialize in various sub-disciplines, including moral philosophy, epistemology, political philosophy, and the philosophy of mind. Their discussions not only cover their scholarly work but also reveal personal reflections, bridging the gap between complex philosophical concepts and everyday experiences.

Recurring themes across the episodes include the exploration of autonomy, responsibility, ethics, and the intersection of philosophy with other disciplines such as bioethics, political theory, and social epistemology. Many episodes highlight the philosophers' significant publications, offering insights into their major works and how these texts contribute to broader philosophical debates. The conversations also shed light on the practical implications of philosophical ideas, illustrating how abstract theories can be applied to contemporary social and ethical issues.

Listeners can expect to gain a deeper understanding of both the professional trajectories and personal viewpoints of the philosophers, providing a holistic picture of what drives their intellectual pursuits. While the dialogue is deeply rooted in philosophical discourse, the format of asking personal questions ensures that the content remains accessible and engaging, inviting listeners to reflect on the philosophical dimensions of their own lives. This podcast serves as a portal into the world of philosophy, offering a rich tapestry of ideas and insights from some of the field's most compelling voices.


Episodes:
Episode Image Kieran Setiya
2022-Oct-04
37 minutes
Episode Image Liam Kofi Bright
2022-Sep-27
24 minutes
Episode Image Kyla Ebels-Duggan
2022-Sep-20
29 minutes
Episode Image Ken Winkler
2022-Sep-13
31 minutes
Episode Image Laura Ruetsche
2022-Sep-06
34 minutes
Episode Image Hanna Pickard
2022-Aug-30
37 minutes
Episode Image Miriam Schoenfield
2022-Aug-23
27 minutes
Episode Image Palle Yourgrau
2022-Aug-16
24 minutes
Episode Image Pamela Hieronymi
2022-Aug-09
22 minutes
Episode Image Ian Phillips
2022-Aug-02
26 minutes
Episode Image Ben Laurence
2022-Jul-26
30 minutes
Episode Image Susan James
2022-Jul-19
27 minutes
Episode Image Rachel Fraser
2022-Jul-12
34 minutes
Episode Image Steve Yablo
2022-Jul-05
33 minutes
Episode Image Aaron Wendland
2022-Jun-28
33 minutes
Episode Image Karen Bennett
2022-Jun-21
27 minutes
Episode Image Akeel Bilgrami
2022-Jun-14
31 minutes
Episode Image Antonia Peacocke
2022-Jun-07
29 minutes
Episode Image Sharon Street
2022-May-31
31 minutes
Episode Image Ryan Preston-Roedder
2022-May-24
24 minutes
Episode Image Ursula Coope
2022-May-17
25 minutes
Episode Image R. Jay Wallace
2022-May-10
25 minutes
Episode Image Guy Longworth
2022-May-03
23 minutes
Episode Image Japa Pallikkathayil
2022-Apr-26
22 minutes
Episode Image Bob Stalnaker
2022-Apr-19
23 minutes
Episode Image Susanna Siegel
2022-Apr-12
26 minutes
Episode Image Season 3 Trailer
2022-Apr-05
2 minutes
Episode Image Kit Fine
2021-Aug-03
19 minutes
Episode Image Miranda Fricker
2021-Jul-27
34 minutes
Episode Image Lawrence Blum
2021-Jul-20
26 minutes
Episode Image Sebastian Rödl
2021-Jul-13
27 minutes
Episode Image Cheryl Misak
2021-Jul-06
24 minutes
Episode Image Philip Pettit
2021-Jun-29
30 minutes
Episode Image Anil Gomes
2021-Jun-22
27 minutes
Episode Image Elizabeth Barnes
2021-Jun-15
27 minutes
Episode Image Sarah Moss
2021-Jun-08
26 minutes
Episode Image Raimond Gaita
2021-Jun-01
36 minutes
Episode Image Philosophers@MIT
2021-May-25
29 minutes
Episode Image Stephen Darwall
2021-May-18
25 minutes
Episode Image Rachel Barney
2021-May-11
26 minutes
Episode Image Lucy O'Brien
2021-May-04
29 minutes
Episode Image Richard Kimberly Heck
2021-Apr-27
22 minutes
Episode Image Jonathan Wolff
2021-Apr-20
30 minutes
Episode Image Hannah Ginsborg
2021-Apr-13
28 minutes
Episode Image T. M. Scanlon
2021-Apr-06
22 minutes
Episode Image Gerald Dworkin
2021-Mar-30
27 minutes
Episode Image Elisabeth Camp
2021-Mar-23
25 minutes
Episode Image David Hills
2021-Mar-16
24 minutes
Episode Image Michele Moody-Adams
2021-Mar-09
29 minutes
Episode Image Matthew Boyle
2021-Mar-02
29 minutes
Episode Image Havi Carel
2021-Feb-23
26 minutes
Episode Image Mark Wilson
2021-Feb-16
30 minutes
Episode Image Seana Shiffrin
2021-Feb-09
26 minutes
Episode Image Season 2 Trailer
2021-Feb-02
2 minutes
Episode Image Rae Langton
2020-Oct-27
23 minutes
Episode Image Sophie Grace Chappell
2020-Oct-20
28 minutes
Episode Image Jonathan Lear
2020-Oct-13
28 minutes
Episode Image Alice Crary
2020-Oct-06
26 minutes
Episode Image Kwame Anthony Appiah
2020-Sep-29
28 minutes
Episode Image Gabriel Richardson Lear
2020-Sep-22
25 minutes
Episode Image David Christensen
2020-Sep-15
24 minutes
Episode Image Barbara Herman
2020-Sep-08
26 minutes
Episode Image Tim Crane
2020-Sep-01
24 minutes
Episode Image Jane Heal
2020-Aug-25
26 minutes
Episode Image Tom Baldwin
2020-Aug-18
26 minutes
Episode Image Alva Noë
2020-Aug-11
28 minutes
Episode Image Helen Steward
2020-Aug-04
25 minutes
Episode Image Richard Holton
2020-Jul-28
24 minutes
Episode Image Jennifer Hornsby
2020-Jul-21
23 minutes
Episode Image Cora Diamond
2020-Jul-14
22 minutes
Episode Image Barry Lam
2020-Jul-07
23 minutes
Episode Image Nancy Bauer
2020-Jun-30
21 minutes
Episode Image Tommie Shelby
2020-Jun-23
25 minutes
Episode Image Gideon Rosen
2020-Jun-16
26 minutes
Episode Image Scott Shapiro
2020-Jun-09
27 minutes
Episode Image Zena Hitz
2020-Jun-02
26 minutes
Episode Image Béatrice Longuenesse
2020-May-26
25 minutes
Episode Image Richard Moran
2020-May-19
28 minutes
Episode Image Susan Wolf
2020-May-12
22 minutes
Episode Image David Velleman
2020-May-05
21 minutes
Episode Image Season 1 Trailer
2020-Apr-28
2 minutes