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Podcast Profile: Lives Well Lived

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11 episodes
Median: 63 minutes
Collections: PhilosophySciPhi-Adjacent

Description (podcaster-provided):

Lives Well Lived is hosted by Peter Singer & Kasia de Lazari Radek. Episodes consist of interviews with remarkable guests who have lived well, both in the sense of living an ethical life, but also in that they are fulfilled and happy with what they have achieved in their lives. Some of these guests will be well-known figures, but others who are doing extraordinary things will be unfamiliar to almost all of our listeners. The conversations will often cover ground that involves ethics, how to live well, and how to make a positive difference in the world. It will inspire and empower its audience to change their own lives for the better.
Executive Producer - Rachel Barrett
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Themes and summary (AI-generated based on podcaster-provided show and episode descriptions):

➤ ethical living • personal fulfillment • inspiring interviews • activism • philosophy • human and animal rights • cognitive psychology • evolutionary ethics • conservation • science communication • decision-making

"Lives Well Lived" is a podcast hosted by Peter Singer and Kasia de Lazari Radek that delves into the lives of individuals who have achieved fulfillment through ethical living and personal accomplishments. The episodes feature a variety of guests including activists, authors, scientists, and artists, each offering unique insights into how they have navigated life's challenges and made meaningful contributions to their respective fields.

A central theme of the podcast is the exploration of ethics and what it means to live a good life. Through in-depth conversations, guests discuss their personal journeys, the ethical dilemmas they have faced, and their strategies for creating positive change in the world. Topics such as philanthropy, global aid, animal rights, environmental conservation, human and animal psychology, and the impact of technology and science on society are frequently examined.

The podcast also highlights the personal motivations and transformative experiences that have shaped these individuals' careers and philosophies. Themes of compassion, realism, and the quest for knowledge and truth recur throughout the episodes. The podcast provides a platform for discussing both the practical and philosophical aspects of living well, including dealing with structural inequalities, fostering hope and activism, and understanding human behavior and decision-making processes.

By featuring both well-known figures and extraordinary individuals who may be unfamiliar to the audience, the podcast aims to inspire and empower listeners to reflect on their own lives and consider how they can make a positive difference. The conversations not only emphasize the importance of ethical living but also celebrate personal achievements and the pursuit of happiness through meaningful work and relationships.

Episode Image DUI TOLEDO: self-discipline and contribution
71 minutes
Episode Image KATE GRANT: turning compassion into action
43 minutes
Episode Image ROBERT WRIGHT: navigating moral realism
63 minutes
Episode Image JANE GOODALL: recognising the animal as an individual
57 minutes
Episode Image NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON: the limitations of human perception
89 minutes
Episode Image JUDY COLLINS: the life of an artist
70 minutes
Episode Image YUVAL NOAH HARARI: knowing the truth about yourself
59 minutes
Episode Image INGRID NEWKIRK: the end of suffering
86 minutes
Episode Image DANIEL KAHNEMAN: evaluating the human condition
66 minutes
Episode Image PETER & KASIA: welcome to the podcast
38 minutes
Episode Image Lives Well Lived Trailer
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