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Podcast Profile: Select Episodes

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70 episodes
2007 to 2024
Median: 50 minutes
Collection: Philosophy


Description (podcaster-provided):

A selection of episodes from the program that questions everything... except your intelligence. Learn more and access the complete archive at www.philosophytalk.org.


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

➤ Philosophy • Gender and identity • Historical figures • Technology and AI • Literature and drama • Political philosophy • Perception and senses • Mortality and afterlife • Science and metaphysics

The podcast "Select Episodes" offers a rich tapestry of philosophical discussions that aim to challenge and expand the listener's understanding of various profound and complex topics. The content is diverse, exploring themes that touch on identity, social justice, ethics, technology, history, and metaphysics. Many episodes delve into societal and philosophical questions regarding gender, race, and social status, reflecting on historical figures and movements that have shaped contemporary thought.

There are episodes dedicated to examining the philosophical underpinnings of feminist icons and other influential women philosophers from different eras and cultural backgrounds. These discussions often address issues of equality, virtue, and the struggle against oppressive systems.

The podcast frequently explores the intersection of philosophy and technology, especially in the context of artificial intelligence and virtual reality. These conversations probe the ethical and legal considerations of advanced technologies, questioning the nature of personhood and the impact of human-technology interactions on society.

Metaphysical inquiries are also a staple of the podcast, with episodes focusing on the nature of time, space, and the universe. These discussions often traverse the realms of science and philosophy to consider the beginnings and possible ends of the universe, the laws of physics, and the concept of a multiverse.

Additionally, the podcast engages with topics related to human perception and cognition, including our sensory experiences and cognitive biases. It addresses how these elements shape our understanding of the world and influence our behavior and decision-making.

Episodes discussing modern societal issues are also prevalent, analyzing constructs like democracy, liberalism, and the implications of colonialism and foreign aid. The podcast doesn't shy away from interrogating the moral and philosophical dimensions of current events and political systems.

Overall, "Select Episodes" provides a platform for rigorous philosophical inquiry into both timeless and contemporary issues, encouraging listeners to question deeply held beliefs and consider new perspectives.


Episodes:
Episode Image This Week: Nísia Floresta
2024-Jun-11
51 minutes
Episode Image Mary Wollstonecraft
2024-May-06
51 minutes
Episode Image Could Robot Be Persons?
2024-Apr-11
54 minutes
Episode Image Shakespeare's Outsiders
2024-Mar-28
51 minutes
Episode Image Mind Sharing
2024-Mar-12
51 minutes
Episode Image Margaret Cavendish
2024-Mar-07
51 minutes
Episode Image Im Yunjidang
2024-Feb-18
50 minutes
Episode Image 20th Anniversary Quiz Show
2024-Jan-20
60 minutes
Episode Image American Futures (Ken Taylor Memorial Episode)
2023-Dec-29
56 minutes
Episode Image Mary Astell
2023-Nov-20
51 minutes
Episode Image Elisabeth of Bohemia
2023-Oct-16
50 minutes
Episode Image Can Architecture Be Political?
2023-Oct-12
51 minutes
Episode Image Hypatia of Alexandria
2023-Jul-28
51 minutes
Episode Image Can Art Save Us?
2023-Jun-09
51 minutes
Episode Image The Philosophy of Smell
2023-Mar-20
51 minutes
Episode Image Liberty and Justice For Who?
2022-Oct-21
51 minutes
Episode Image The Changing Face of Antisemitism
2022-Jun-18
51 minutes
Episode Image What Can Virtual Reality (Actually) Do?
2021-Dec-12
51 minutes
Episode Image The Social Lives of Robots
2021-Nov-13
51 minutes
Episode Image Time for Summer Reading
2020-Jun-14
51 minutes
Episode Image Ken Taylor Tribute
2019-Dec-29
52 minutes
Episode Image Foreign Aid – or Injury?
2018-Dec-16
50 minutes
Episode Image Does Science Over-reach?
2018-Jul-17
50 minutes
Episode Image Radical Markets: Solutions for a Gilded Age?
2018-Jul-15
50 minutes
Episode Image Repugnant Markets: Should Everything Be For Sale?
2018-Jun-03
50 minutes
Episode Image Faith and Humility
2018-Apr-23
50 minutes
Episode Image Are We Alone?
2018-Apr-20
50 minutes
Episode Image Trolling, Bullying, and Flame Wars: Humility and Online Discourse
2018-Apr-12
50 minutes
Episode Image How To Humbly Disagree
2018-Mar-04
50 minutes
Episode Image Could the Laws of Physics Ever Change?
2017-Aug-08
50 minutes
Episode Image Cognitive Bias
2017-Jul-09
51 minutes
Episode Image Knowing What We Know (And What We Don't)
2017-Mar-07
51 minutes
Episode Image The Space-Time Continuum
2017-Feb-21
51 minutes
Episode Image The Mystery of the Multiverse
2016-Sep-29
51 minutes
Episode Image Matter and Energy: The Dark Side
2016-Sep-27
50 minutes
Episode Image The Big Bang: Before and After
2016-Jul-26
52 minutes
Episode Image Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing?
2016-Mar-21
51 minutes
Episode Image The Ancient Cosmos: When the Earth Stood Still
2016-Mar-04
51 minutes
Episode Image Living On Through Others
2015-Oct-28
50 minutes
Episode Image The Technology of Immortality
2015-Sep-15
51 minutes
Episode Image Reincarnation: Past Lives, Future Selves
2015-Apr-27
49 minutes
Episode Image What's Next? Death and the Afterlife
2015-Jan-09
50 minutes
Episode Image The Lure of Immortality
2014-Dec-05
49 minutes
Episode Image Life as a Work of Art
2013-Aug-18
50 minutes
Episode Image Finding Meaning in a Material World
2013-Aug-04
51 minutes
Episode Image Freedom and Free Enterprise
2013-Jul-20
50 minutes
Episode Image Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times
2013-Jul-07
51 minutes
Episode Image Physics, Philosophy, and Theology
2013-Jun-08
50 minutes
Episode Image Faith, Reason, and the Art of Living
2013-May-19
50 minutes
Episode Image Good, Evil, and the Divine Plan
2013-May-04
50 minutes
Episode Image The Demands of Morality
2013-Apr-28
49 minutes
Episode Image God and the Fine-Tuned Universe
2013-Mar-16
50 minutes
Episode Image The Self
2013-Feb-23
49 minutes
Episode Image Unconditional Love
2012-Dec-06
50 minutes
Episode Image Freedom, Blame, and Resentment
2012-May-12
49 minutes
Episode Image Pantheism
2012-Feb-25
50 minutes
Episode Image Forgive and Forget
2011-Dec-10
50 minutes
Episode Image Miracles
2011-Nov-05
50 minutes
Episode Image Wisdom
2011-Sep-24
48 minutes
Episode Image Time, Space, and Quantum Mechanics
2011-Aug-13
50 minutes
Episode Image The Mind and the World
2009-Jun-07
50 minutes
Episode Image Worship
2009-May-09
49 minutes
Episode Image Challenges To Free Will
2009-Mar-07
49 minutes
Episode Image Creativity
2009-Jan-24
49 minutes
Episode Image Dualism
2008-Aug-08
50 minutes
Episode Image Altruism
2008-Jun-29
49 minutes
Episode Image The Problem of Evil
2008-Jun-06
49 minutes
Episode Image Saint Augustine
2008-Jan-27
49 minutes
Episode Image The Concept of God
2007-Dec-09
50 minutes
Episode Image Faith, Reason, and Science
2007-Oct-13
49 minutes