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Podcast Profile: Microphilosophy with Julian Baggini

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39 episodes
2011 to 2023
Median: 23 minutes
Collection: Philosophy


Description (podcaster-provided):

Diverse discussions with philosophers worth listening to.
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Themes and summary (AI-generated based on podcaster-provided show and episode descriptions):

➤ Philosophical discussions • Thinking principles • Diverse philosophical traditions • Live recordings • Expert guests • Ethical debates • Interdisciplinary links • Rationality and humaneness • Contemporary issues • Interviews

"Microphilosophy with Julian Baggini" is a podcast that delves deeply into philosophical discussions with a diverse range of guests. This podcast aims to explore the habits and principles of esteemed philosophers to help listeners think more clearly and critically. Hosted by philosopher Julian Baggini, the series frequently references his book, "How to Think Like a Philosopher," which outlines twelve key principles for a humane, balanced, and rational approach to thinking.

Recurring themes include the examination of philosophical methodologies, such as contemplating the role of anger in thought, the concept of reification, and the balance between confidence and humility in forming arguments. Other episodes focus on practical philosophies, like the value of contemplative practices or the significance of abiding in uncertainty. Ethical considerations related to modern debates, like the intersection of trans rights and women's rights, are also featured, reflecting the podcast's commitment to addressing current societal issues through a philosophical lens.

The podcast encompasses a broad spectrum of philosophical traditions and figures, from existentialism and the works of Nietzsche to the influences of Asian philosophies such as Confucianism and Daoism. Discussions often integrate historical perspectives and contemporary applications, bridging the gap between theoretical insights and their relevance to everyday life.

Philosophy's intersection with other domains is also a notable focus. Episodes discuss true crime, animal consciousness, science as a guide to life, and even the unexpected philosophical implications of activities like cycling. Moreover, the podcast includes experimental formats such as live stand-up philosophy performances, adding variety to its content.

Overall, "Microphilosophy with Julian Baggini" offers an intellectually rich collection of episodes that engage with diverse philosophies, ethical dilemmas, and practical wisdom, making it a treasure trove for those interested in deepening their understanding of philosophical thought and its application to modern life.


Episodes:
Episode Image How to Think Like a Philosopher Ep7
2023-May-03
56 minutes
Episode Image How to Think Like a Philosopher Ep6
2023-Apr-24
44 minutes
Episode Image How to Think Like a Philosopher Ep5
2023-Apr-13
42 minutes
Episode Image Stand-up Philosophy
2023-Mar-31
35 minutes
Episode Image How to Think Like a Philosopher Ep4
2023-Mar-17
51 minutes
Episode Image How to Think Like a Philosopher Ep3
2023-Mar-09
50 minutes
Episode Image How to Think Like a Philosopher Ep2
2023-Mar-03
39 minutes
Episode Image How to Think Like a Philosopher Ep1
2023-Feb-23
41 minutes
Episode Image Hope I Get Old before I Die
2022-Nov-25
22 minutes
Episode Image The Art of the Moog
2022-Apr-01
23 minutes
Episode Image Take your mind for a ride
2022-Mar-18
38 minutes
Episode Image Anarchism Today
2022-Mar-04
40 minutes
Episode Image The history of philosophy in English
2022-Feb-25
48 minutes
Episode Image Existentialism Today
2022-Feb-18
52 minutes
Episode Image Learning from Asian Philosophy
2022-Feb-12
41 minutes
Episode Image How can we talk about trans rights and women’s rights? Pt3
2022-Feb-04
27 minutes
Episode Image How can we talk about trans rights and women's rights? Pt2
2022-Jan-28
31 minutes
Episode Image How can we talk about trans rights and women's rights? Pt1
2022-Jan-18
39 minutes
Episode Image Hierarchy and Inequality in Nietzsche and Falsafa
2016-Dec-02
22 minutes
Episode Image Confucian Harmony and Freedom
2016-Nov-12
18 minutes
Episode Image Age, Expertise, Gender and Hierarchy
2016-Sep-22
21 minutes
Episode Image The Confucian Uses of Hierarchy
2016-Aug-16
23 minutes
Episode Image Freedom and Harmony, Intimate and global
2016-Jul-20
24 minutes
Episode Image Harmony and Freedom in Africa, India and Europe
2016-May-16
20 minutes
Episode Image Hierarchy and Equality in America
2016-Apr-13
23 minutes
Episode Image Self East and West (Part 3)
2015-Nov-15
21 minutes
Episode Image Self East and West (Part Two)
2015-Nov-09
21 minutes
Episode Image Self East and West (Part 1)
2015-Oct-19
22 minutes
Episode Image The virtues of our vices
2012-Sep-03
19 minutes
Episode Image Science as a guide to life
2012-Aug-08
22 minutes
Episode Image The Shrink & The Sage
2012-May-08
23 minutes
Episode Image True crime and evil
2012-Apr-30
19 minutes
Episode Image Warnock on religion
2012-Feb-08
21 minutes
Episode Image Inside the minds of animals
2012-Jan-18
18 minutes
Episode Image Humanity 2.0
2012-Jan-04
10 minutes
Episode Image The Lust for Certainty
2011-Oct-30
21 minutes
Episode Image John Gray on Immortality
2011-Jul-13
15 minutes
Episode Image The most human human?
2011-Jun-13
23 minutes
Episode Image New podcast series
2011-May-17
17 minutes