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Podcast Profile: Egg Timer Philosophy

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148 episodes
2020 to 2023
Median: 9 minutes
Collection: Philosophy


Description (podcaster-provided):

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: www.eggtimerphilosophy.com
Send any comments about past episodes or suggestions for new episodes to: [email protected]


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

➤ Philosophy ideas • Short episodes • Ancient to contemporary philosophy • Ethical issues • Political philosophy • Classic texts analysis • Thought experiments • Intellectual history

"Egg Timer Philosophy" is a podcast designed to make philosophical ideas accessible, interesting, and relevant within a short time frame of five to ten minutes per episode. The show spans a broad spectrum of philosophical concepts, from ancient to contemporary schools of thought, and explores a wide variety of topics.

Listeners can expect to encounter discussion on critical and historical philosophical debates such as the nature of knowledge, ethical principles, and political theory. One recurring theme in the podcast is the intersection of philosophy with practical and societal issues. For instance, there are multiple episodes dedicated to ethics, including explorations of bioethics, the law, and concepts like altruism and organ donation.

There is also a series delving into philosophical critiques and interpretations of literature, with a notable focus on George Orwell's "1984" and Albert Camus's "The Stranger." Moreover, the podcast frequently engages with fundamental philosophical questions around concepts like liberty, love, and justice, often through the lens of noted philosophers such as Hannah Arendt, Isaiah Berlin, and Rene Descartes.

Listeners will also find multiple explorations of the human mind and behavior, such as episode discussions on cognitive biases like confirmation bias, and philosophical interpretations of psychological puzzles. In addition, the podcast explores the application of philosophical thought to real-world dilemmas through thought experiments and game theory, analyzing scenarios such as the prisoner's dilemma and the Ring of Gyges.

Overall, "Egg Timer Philosophy" aims to provide brief yet comprehensive insights into various philosophical ideas, making complex theories and debates digestible for both novice and seasoned philosophy enthusiasts.


Episodes:
Episode Image 147: Thomas Malthus on Population
2023-Dec-04
15 minutes
Episode Image 146: Hardin on The Tragedy of The Commons
2023-Nov-09
11 minutes
Episode Image 145: The Commons
2023-Oct-19
13 minutes
Episode Image 144: Confirmation Bias
2023-Sep-29
11 minutes
Episode Image 143: Bioethics and Organ Donation
2023-Sep-04
12 minutes
Episode Image 142: Philosophy and 1984: Part 4
2023-Aug-12
17 minutes
Episode Image 141: Philosophy and 1984: Part 3
2023-Jul-28
12 minutes
Episode Image 140: Philosophy and 1984: Part 2
2023-Jul-12
18 minutes
Episode Image 139: Philosophy and 1984: Part 1
2023-Jun-29
22 minutes
Episode Image 138: Philosophy and 1984 Summer Series Announcement
2023-Jun-13
2 minutes
Episode Image 137: Leibniz on Monads
2023-May-17
13 minutes
Episode Image 136: Duties Owed to Future Generations?
2023-Apr-26
10 minutes
Episode Image 135: Ethics And The Law
2023-Apr-11
12 minutes
Episode Image 134: Camus's 'The Stranger': Part 2
2023-Mar-29
15 minutes
Episode Image 133: Camus's 'The Stranger': Part 1
2023-Mar-21
11 minutes
Episode Image 132: Camus's 'The Stranger' Preview
2023-Mar-14
2 minutes
Episode Image 131: Hannah Arendt on the Banality of Evil
2023-Mar-03
7 minutes
Episode Image 130: Isaiah Berlin's 'Two Concepts of Liberty'
2023-Feb-21
11 minutes
Episode Image 129: Two Utilitarian Thought Experiments
2023-Feb-10
9 minutes
Episode Image 128: Price Gouging and Scarcity
2023-Jan-31
14 minutes
Episode Image 127: Herbert Spencer's Evolutionary Individualism
2023-Jan-20
18 minutes
Episode Image 126: Darwin on Natural Selection
2023-Jan-10
16 minutes
Episode Image 125: Princess Elisabeth's Objection to Descartes's Dualism
2022-Dec-30
16 minutes
Episode Image 124: The Gettier Problem and Knowledge
2022-Dec-20
13 minutes
Episode Image 123: Knowledge as Justified True Belief
2022-Dec-09
12 minutes
Episode Image 122: Natural Procedural Rights
2022-Nov-29
13 minutes
Episode Image 121: Rousseau on Inequality
2022-Nov-18
12 minutes
Episode Image 120: Egalitarianism
2022-Nov-08
12 minutes
Episode Image 119: The Ring of Gyges in Plato's Republic
2022-Oct-28
10 minutes
Episode Image 118: The Prisoner's Dilemma and Game Theory
2022-Oct-18
14 minutes
Episode Image 117: The Rabbit Duck Illusion
2022-Oct-07
10 minutes
Episode Image 116: Aristotle On The Best Type of Life
2022-Sep-27
9 minutes
Episode Image 115: The Montey Hall Puzzle
2022-Sep-16
7 minutes
Episode Image 114: Presentism
2022-Sep-09
8 minutes
Episode Image 113: Big Lotteries and Expected Value
2022-Sep-02
11 minutes
Episode Image 112: Descartes's Sixth Meditation
2022-Aug-26
16 minutes
Episode Image 111: The Blind Chessmaster
2022-Aug-18
8 minutes
Episode Image 110: Descartes's Fifth Meditation
2022-Aug-11
13 minutes
Episode Image 109: Descartes's Fourth Meditation
2022-Jul-28
17 minutes
Episode Image 108: Descartes's Third Meditation
2022-Jul-14
19 minutes
Episode Image 107: Descartes's Second Meditation
2022-Jun-30
13 minutes
Episode Image 106: Self-Defense
2022-Jun-23
10 minutes
Episode Image 105: Descartes's First Meditation
2022-Jun-16
11 minutes
Episode Image 104: Descartes Summer Series Announcement
2022-Jun-09
3 minutes
Episode Image 103: Tocqueville's Democracy in America: Part 2
2022-Jun-02
11 minutes
Episode Image 102: Tocqueville's Democracy in America: Part 1
2022-May-26
12 minutes
Episode Image 101: Economics Without Ethics?
2022-May-19
11 minutes
Episode Image 100: Are Numbers Even Real?
2022-May-12
11 minutes
Episode Image 99: Peter Kropotkin on Mutual Aid
2022-May-05
12 minutes
Episode Image 98: Religious Liberty And The State
2022-Apr-29
11 minutes
Episode Image 97: Transhumanism and Immortality: Part 2
2022-Apr-22
11 minutes
Episode Image 96: Transhumanism and Immortality: Part 1
2022-Apr-15
7 minutes
Episode Image 95: Ethics and Truth
2022-Apr-08
10 minutes
Episode Image 94: Truth: The Basic Views
2022-Apr-01
13 minutes
Episode Image 93: The Turing Test
2022-Mar-25
9 minutes
Episode Image 92: Marx on Alienated Labor
2022-Mar-18
11 minutes
Episode Image 91: Economic Inequality
2022-Mar-11
10 minutes
Episode Image 90: Secondary Ticket Markets
2022-Mar-04
9 minutes
Episode Image 89: Thomas Kuhn on Scientific Revolutions
2022-Feb-25
8 minutes
Episode Image 88: Anselm's Ontological Argument for the Existence of God
2022-Feb-18
9 minutes
Episode Image 87: Emma Goldman on Anarchism
2022-Feb-11
10 minutes
Episode Image 86: Ethical Relativism
2022-Feb-04
8 minutes
Episode Image 85: Max Stirner's Anti-Authoritarianism
2022-Jan-28
9 minutes
Episode Image 84: Advaita Vedanta and Reality
2022-Jan-21
8 minutes
Episode Image 83: Martin Luther King Jr. on Just and Unjust Laws
2022-Jan-14
12 minutes
Episode Image 82: Assumptions
2022-Jan-07
7 minutes
Episode Image 81: God and Foreknowledge
2021-Dec-31
8 minutes
Episode Image 80: Gifts and Gift Giving
2021-Dec-25
9 minutes
Episode Image 79: Public Goods, Free Riders, and Rose Gardens
2021-Dec-22
10 minutes
Episode Image 78: The Morality of Taxation
2021-Dec-16
10 minutes
Episode Image 77: Kant on Space and Time
2021-Dec-10
14 minutes
Episode Image 76: Kant on the Phenomena and Noumena
2021-Dec-03
10 minutes
Episode Image 75: Freedom and Mental Conflict
2021-Nov-26
7 minutes
Episode Image 74: Review of 'The Truman Show'
2021-Nov-19
8 minutes
Episode Image 73: Camus and the Myth of Sisyphus
2021-Nov-12
9 minutes
Episode Image 72: Tattoos and End of Life Medical Care
2021-Nov-05
7 minutes
Episode Image 71: Locke on Tacit Consent
2021-Oct-29
13 minutes
Episode Image 70: Consent
2021-Oct-22
9 minutes
Episode Image 69: Marx on False Consciousness
2021-Oct-15
10 minutes
Episode Image 68: Marx on Relative Deprivation
2021-Oct-08
7 minutes
Episode Image 67: Poisonous Balloons and Vaccine Mandates
2021-Oct-01
10 minutes
Episode Image 66: Freedom, Moral Responsibility and Alternative Possibilities
2021-Sep-24
9 minutes
Episode Image 65: Justin McBrayer Discusses His Book 'Beyond Fake News: Finding the Truth in a World of Misinformation'
2021-Sep-17
8 minutes
Episode Image 64: Cooley's Looking Glass Self
2021-Sep-10
8 minutes
Episode Image 63: Paley, Watches, and God
2021-Sep-03
8 minutes
Episode Image 62: Harm
2021-Aug-27
8 minutes
Episode Image 61: Science, Evolution, and Circular Reasoning
2021-Aug-20
9 minutes
Episode Image 60: Moral Luck
2021-Aug-13
9 minutes
Episode Image 59: Nietzsche and The Arts
2021-Aug-06
10 minutes
Episode Image 58: Nietzsche and Nihilism
2021-Jul-23
8 minutes
Episode Image 57: Martin Bunzl Discusses His Book 'Thinking While Walking: Reflections on the Pacific Crest Trail'
2021-Jul-16
10 minutes
Episode Image 56: Nietzsche's Ubermensch
2021-Jul-09
9 minutes
Episode Image 55: Nietzsche's Will to Power
2021-Jun-25
8 minutes
Episode Image 54: The Non-Identity Problem in Bioethics
2021-Jun-19
5 minutes
Episode Image 53: Nietzsche and Truth
2021-Jun-11
8 minutes
Episode Image 52: Nietzsche Summer Series Announcement
2021-Jun-09
2 minutes
Episode Image 51: Hobbes on Government
2021-Jun-04
7 minutes
Episode Image 50: Durkheim on Religion
2021-May-28
6 minutes
Episode Image 49: The Communist Manifesto
2021-May-21
11 minutes
Episode Image 48: The Detachable Body
2021-May-14
7 minutes
Episode Image 47: The Euthyphro Dilemma
2021-May-07
8 minutes
Episode Image 46: The Trolley Problem: Part II
2021-Apr-30
7 minutes
Episode Image 45: The Trolley Problem: Part 1
2021-Apr-23
8 minutes
Episode Image 44: Nietzsche on Eternal Recurrence
2021-Apr-16
6 minutes
Episode Image 43: Vegetarianism and Animal Welfare
2021-Apr-09
7 minutes
Episode Image 42: Euthanasia
2021-Apr-02
6 minutes
Episode Image 41: Crito: The Death of Socrates
2021-Mar-27
6 minutes
Episode Image 40: Weakness of Will
2021-Mar-20
7 minutes
Episode Image 39: Threats, Offers, and The Godfather
2021-Mar-13
6 minutes
Episode Image 38: Human Nature and Freedom
2021-Mar-06
6 minutes
Episode Image 37: Act vs. Rule Utilitarianism
2021-Feb-28
7 minutes
Episode Image 36: Use
2021-Feb-20
8 minutes
Episode Image 35: Milton Friedman on Business Ethics
2021-Feb-13
7 minutes
Episode Image 34: Utilitarianism
2021-Feb-06
8 minutes
Episode Image 33: George Berkeley's Idealism
2021-Jan-30
10 minutes
Episode Image 32: William James on Free Will and Determinism
2021-Jan-23
9 minutes
Episode Image 31: Free Will: The Basic Views
2021-Jan-16
8 minutes
Episode Image 30: Ought Implies Can, or Does it?
2021-Jan-09
6 minutes
Episode Image 29: Music, Money, and Value
2021-Jan-02
6 minutes
Episode Image 28: Self-Ownership
2020-Dec-26
9 minutes
Episode Image 27: Ownership
2020-Dec-19
9 minutes
Episode Image 26: Science and Falsification
2020-Dec-12
7 minutes
Episode Image 25: Aristotle's Ethics
2020-Dec-05
12 minutes
Episode Image 24: Veblen's Conspicuous Consumption
2020-Nov-27
9 minutes
Episode Image 23: Pirsig on Time and Experience
2020-Nov-21
9 minutes
Episode Image 22: Mill's Marketplace of Ideas
2020-Nov-15
6 minutes
Episode Image 21: Voluntary Choice and Belief
2020-Nov-07
7 minutes
Episode Image 20: God and the Problem of Evil
2020-Nov-01
9 minutes
Episode Image 19: Justice in Rawls's Veil of Ignorance: Part II
2020-Oct-24
10 minutes
Episode Image 18: Justice In Rawls's Veil of Ignorance: Part 1
2020-Oct-16
8 minutes
Episode Image 17: Rights
2020-Oct-11
7 minutes
Episode Image 16: Experience, Knowledge and Qualia
2020-Oct-02
7 minutes
Episode Image 15: Four Noble Truths of Buddhism: Part II
2020-Sep-25
7 minutes
Episode Image 14: Four Noble Truths of Buddhism: Part 1
2020-Sep-17
7 minutes
Episode Image 13: The State as a Force Monopolizer
2020-Sep-09
10 minutes
Episode Image 12: Pascal's Wager
2020-Sep-02
7 minutes
Episode Image 11: Sartre and Bad Faith
2020-Aug-26
7 minutes
Episode Image 10: Existentalism
2020-Aug-20
7 minutes
Episode Image 9: Plato's Allegory of the Cave
2020-Aug-05
7 minutes
Episode Image 8: Aquinas, Big Rocks, and God
2020-Jul-26
9 minutes
Episode Image 7: Thoreau's Civil Disobedience
2020-Jul-07
8 minutes
Episode Image 6: Knowledge and Classical Islamic Philosophy
2020-Jun-03
10 minutes
Episode Image 5: Descartes and Knowledge
2020-May-27
8 minutes
Episode Image 4: Robert Nozick's Experience Machine
2020-May-20
6 minutes
Episode Image Egg Timer Philosophy Trailer
2020-May-19
1 minute
Episode Image 3: Identity Puzzles and The Ship of Theseus
2020-May-12
9 minutes
Episode Image 2: Mill's Harm Principle
2020-May-05
9 minutes
Episode Image 1: Stoicism
2020-May-01
9 minutes