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Podcast Profile: Very Bad Wizards

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292 episodes
2012 to 2024
Median: 90 minutes
Collection: Philosophy


Description (podcaster-provided):

Very Bad Wizards is a podcast featuring a philosopher (Tamler Sommers) and a psychologist (David Pizarro), who share a love for ethics, pop culture, and cognitive science, and who have a marked inability to distinguish sacred from profane. Each podcast includes discussions of moral philosophy, recent work on moral psychology and neuroscience, and the overlap between the two.


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

➤ Philosophy • Moral psychology • Literature analysis • Movie discussions • Cognitive science • Classic philosophical texts • Ethical theories • Pop culture interpretations • Neuroscience studies • Thought experiments

"Very Bad Wizards" is a podcast hosted by Tamler Sommers, a philosopher, and David Pizarro, a psychologist. This show focuses on an eclectic mix of topics revolving around moral philosophy, cognitive science, ethics, and pop culture. The episodes often involve in-depth discussions on philosophical texts and theories, literary works, films, and contemporary psychological studies.

A recurring theme is the exploration of moral issues and ethical dilemmas, frequently through the lens of philosophical and psychological analysis. The hosts engage with works from both classical and contemporary figures, such as Nietzsche, William James, and Marshall McLuhan, and examine their implications for understanding human behavior and societal norms. The podcast also delves into literary and cinematic interpretations, analyzing works by authors like Borges and films by directors like Kubrick and Tarkovsky.

The hosts occasionally invite guests to provide insights on particular subjects or discuss recent controversies in academia. Additionally, the podcast doesn't shy away from provocative or controversial topics, often delving into unique or unconventional perspectives on issues such as the morality of zoophilia, cancel culture, and political theory.

Episodes are not limited to scholarly discussions; they also frequently examine pop culture phenomena and incorporate humor, making complex ideas accessible and engaging. For instance, they analyze films such as "No Country for Old Men" and "Oldboy," and TV series like "Deadwood," considering philosophical themes and moral questions inherent in these works.

Listeners can expect a blend of rigorous academic discussion, cultural critique, and lighthearted banter, providing both informative and entertaining content that bridges the gap between academia and everyday life.


Episodes:
Episode 288: The Despised Foot (The Denial of Death Pt. 2)
2024-Jul-09
90 minutes
Episode 287: Gods With Anuses (The Denial of Death Pt. 1)
2024-Jun-25
91 minutes
Episode 286: Laugh and the World Laughs With You
2024-Jun-11
132 minutes
Episode 285: On Culture and Agriculture
2024-May-28
85 minutes
Episode 284: Reel Choices
2024-May-15
82 minutes
Episode 283: When Elephants Podcast
2024-Apr-30
83 minutes
Episode 282: Fearful Symmetry (Borges' "Death and the Compass")
2024-Apr-16
85 minutes
Episode 281: Choose Your Fighter
2024-Mar-26
82 minutes
Episode 280: Mad Masque (with Phil Ford and J.F. Martel)
2024-Mar-12
99 minutes
Episode 279: The Greenhouses We Burned Along the Way (Lee Chang-dong's "Burning" Pt. 2)
2024-Feb-27
69 minutes
Episode 278: Schrödinger's Everything (Lee Chang-dong's "Burning" Pt. 1)
2024-Feb-13
92 minutes
Episode 277: The Merits of Buggery (Nagel's "Sexual Perversion")
2024-Jan-30
95 minutes
Episode 276: Attention Please
2024-Jan-16
87 minutes
Episode 275: The Ineffable Center (Borges' "The Aleph")
2023-Dec-26
94 minutes
Episode 274: Can I Get a Kidney Voucher? (with Vlad Chituc)
2023-Dec-13
95 minutes
Episode 273: Ah. Ah. (Miyazaki's "Spirited Away")
2023-Nov-29
117 minutes
Episode 272: Neigh Means Yay
2023-Nov-15
84 minutes
Episode 271: Concept-Con 2023
2023-Nov-13
58 minutes
Episode 270: Take Me to the River (Blood Meridian, Pt. 3)
2023-Oct-10
103 minutes
Episode 269: Death Hilarious (Blood Meridian, Pt. 2)
2023-Oct-10
91 minutes
Episode 268: Blood Meridian, Part 1
2023-Sep-12
77 minutes
Episode 267: The Thickness of Reality
2023-Aug-22
72 minutes
Episode 266: I Want to Half-Believe
2023-Aug-08
82 minutes
Episode 265: Kekulé (Oh Yeah!)
2023-Jul-25
80 minutes
Episode Image [BONUS] Overton Windows Episode 1: Israel and Palestine
2023-Jul-18
68 minutes
Episode 264: The Rule You Follow (The Coen Brothers' "No Country for Old Men")
2023-Jul-11
130 minutes
Episode 263: Free Yoel
2023-Jun-27
95 minutes
Episode 262: Supposing Truth is a Woman (Nietzsche's "Beyond Good and Evil")
2023-Jun-13
88 minutes
Episode 261: Death of the Author
2023-May-30
82 minutes
Episode 260: The Scream That Never Found a Voice (Murakami's "Sleep")
2023-May-09
89 minutes
Episode 259: Losing Time ("Tár" with Paul Bloom)
2023-Apr-25
116 minutes
Episode 258: Mystic Peeza
2023-Apr-11
93 minutes
Episode 257: Aural Fixation
2023-Mar-28
99 minutes
Episode 256: The Right to Punish?
2023-Mar-14
96 minutes
Episode 255: Beloved Child of the House (Susanna Clarke's "Piranesi")
2023-Feb-28
103 minutes
Episode 254: Nobody's Parfit
2023-Feb-14
79 minutes
Episode 253: Tarkovsky's Starchild
2023-Jan-31
128 minutes
Episode 252: Yes We Sene-can
2023-Jan-10
94 minutes
Episode 251: First Order, Then Chaos
2022-Dec-20
94 minutes
Episode 250: Metaphors All the Way Down
2022-Dec-06
90 minutes
Episode 249: Phlegm and Carelessness (Hume's "The Sceptic")
2022-Nov-22
85 minutes
Episode 248: Checkmate, Grasshopper
2022-Nov-01
83 minutes
Episode 247: Open the Pod, Dave (with Sam Harris)
2022-Oct-18
154 minutes
Episode 246: Existential Poker-Face (David Foster Wallace's "E Unibus Pluram")
2022-Oct-04
106 minutes
Episode 245: Pragmatically Speaking
2022-Sep-20
91 minutes
Episode 244: Thanks for the Memories? (Borges' "Funes the Memorious)
2022-Sep-06
111 minutes
Episode 243: Finding My Religion
2022-Aug-16
92 minutes
Episode Image Bonus Episode: The Ambulators (A "Deadwood" Podcast)
2022-Aug-09
90 minutes
Episode 242: Losing My Religion
2022-Aug-02
93 minutes
Episode 241: Very Bad Orgies (Kubrick's "Eyes Wide Shut")
2022-Jul-19
155 minutes
Episode 240: Evil
2022-Jul-06
93 minutes
Episode 239: Lose Yourself
2022-Jun-21
83 minutes
Episode 238: I Am Not Ivan Ilyich...Am I?
2022-Jun-07
118 minutes
Episode 237: Glitches Ain't Shit
2022-May-24
103 minutes
Episode 236: Your Outie Is Skilled at Lovemaking (With Paul Bloom)
2022-May-03
130 minutes
Episode 235: Animated Objects
2022-Apr-19
111 minutes
Episode 234: Like A Dog (Kafka's "The Trial" Pt. 2)
2022-Apr-05
113 minutes
Episode 233: Keeping It Surreal (Kafka's "The Trial" Pt. 1)
2022-Mar-22
113 minutes
Episode 232: Mind Over Matter
2022-Mar-08
99 minutes
Episode 231: Ideal Critics (Hume's "Of the Standard of Taste")
2022-Feb-22
111 minutes
Episode 230: Be Happy (Lars von Trier's "Melancholia")
2022-Feb-08
110 minutes
Episode 229: Skin Deep?
2022-Jan-25
99 minutes
Episode 228: Forever Jung
2022-Jan-11
93 minutes
Episode 227: A Terrible Master (David Foster Wallace's "This Is Water").
2021-Dec-21
98 minutes
Episode 226: Unraveling Time Traveling (with Barry Lam and Christina Hoff Sommers)
2021-Dec-07
116 minutes
Episode 225: Forbidden Modules
2021-Nov-16
102 minutes
Episode 224: Hurts So Good (With Paul Bloom)
2021-Nov-02
102 minutes
Episode 223: The Hopeless Dream of Being (Bergman's "Persona")
2021-Oct-19
88 minutes
Episode 222: Choosing Sartre for All Mankind
2021-Oct-05
97 minutes
Episode 221: Granite Cocks vs Robot Overlords
2021-Sep-21
110 minutes
Episode 220: On Your Marx
2021-Sep-07
110 minutes
Episode 219: Multiplied by Mirrors
2021-Aug-17
105 minutes
Episode 218: ...But You Can't Hide (Michael Haneke's "Caché")
2021-Aug-03
119 minutes
Episode 217: Dropping Paradigms (Kuhn's "The Structure of Scientific Revolutions")
2021-Jul-20
126 minutes
Episode 216: Oral Judgments
2021-Jul-06
100 minutes
Episode 215: Touch My Pink Monkey
2021-Jun-22
97 minutes
Episode 214: You Shouldn't Feel Bad (Except You Should)
2021-Jun-08
80 minutes
Episode 213: What Is It Like To Be a Robot Fish Man? (with Ted Chiang)
2021-May-25
117 minutes
Episode 212: Follow Your Nose (with Yoel Inbar)
2021-May-11
105 minutes
Episode 211: To Live and Die in Kurosawa's "Ikiru"
2021-Apr-20
106 minutes
Episode 210: The Priming of the American Mind (with Jesse Singal)
2021-Apr-06
121 minutes
Episode 209: Basic Instincts (with Paul Bloom)
2021-Mar-23
96 minutes
Episode 208: Dream Theater
2021-Mar-09
102 minutes
Episode 207: Sometimes a Paper Tray is Just a Paper Tray
2021-Feb-23
88 minutes
Episode 206: Angel Chasing (Ted Chiang's "Hell is the Absence of God")
2021-Feb-09
97 minutes
Episode 205: Making Your Nervous System Your Ally (William James on "Habit")
2021-Jan-26
92 minutes
Episode 204: Happy Freedom Day! (with Lauren Anderson)
2021-Jan-12
96 minutes
Episode 203: Gorgias, Tell Me Something I Don't Know (with Agnes Callard)
2020-Dec-22
94 minutes
Episode 202: Not as It Ought to Be (H.P. Lovecraft's "The Colour Out of Space")
2020-Dec-08
91 minutes
Episode 201: Very Bad Lizard People
2020-Nov-24
116 minutes
Episode 200: Our 200th Episode Spectactular
2020-Nov-03
104 minutes
Episode 199: When Philosophy Goes Sideways
2020-Oct-20
99 minutes
Episode 198: Is Mental Illness a Myth? (Thomas Szasz's "The Myth of Mental Illness")
2020-Oct-06
92 minutes
Episode 197: The Long Slow Death That Is Life
2020-Sep-22
112 minutes
Episode 196: The Loneliest Paper in Philosophy
2020-Sep-08
109 minutes
Episode 195: Jesus on Trial (Dostoevsky's "The Brothers Karamazov")
2020-Aug-25
115 minutes
Episode 194: God Has No Mother (with Chris Matheson)
2020-Aug-11
113 minutes
Episode 193: Free Wanting (Frankfurt's "Freedom of the Will and the Concept of a Person")
2020-Jul-21
88 minutes
Episode 192: Postmodern Wet Dreams (Borges' "Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote")
2020-Jul-07
96 minutes
Episode 191: All the Rage
2020-Jun-23
96 minutes
Episode 190: We Pod. We Pod-Cast. We Podcast. (Frankfurt’s “On Bullshit”)
2020-Jun-09
121 minutes
Episode 189: The Anality of Evil (Freud's "Civilization and its Discontents")
2020-May-26
97 minutes
Episode 188: Conceptual Mummies (Nietzsche's "Twilight of the Idols")
2020-May-12
102 minutes
Episode 187: More Zither
2020-Apr-21
100 minutes
Episode 186: The One with Peter Singer
2020-Apr-07
89 minutes
Episode 185: The Devil's Playground
2020-Mar-24
85 minutes
Bonus Episode: Top 5 Deadwood Characters
2020-Mar-17
86 minutes
Episode 184: Tainted Glove
2020-Mar-10
85 minutes
Episode 183: Accept the Mystery (with Paul Bloom)
2020-Feb-25
99 minutes
Episode 182: The Paper That Launched a Thousand Twitter Wars (With Yoel Inbar)
2020-Feb-11
118 minutes
Episode 181: The Fraudulence Paradox (David Foster Wallace's "Good Old Neon")
2020-Jan-28
129 minutes
Episode 180: Chekhov's Schrödinger's Dagger (Kurosawa's "Rashomon")
2020-Jan-14
116 minutes
Episode 179: Talking Shit
2019-Dec-24
123 minutes
Episode 178: Borges' Obsession-Obsession ("The Zahir")
2019-Dec-10
100 minutes
Episode 177: Pure Linguistic Chauvinism
2019-Nov-26
124 minutes
Episode 176: Split-Brains and the (Dis)Unity of Consciousness
2019-Nov-12
108 minutes
Episode 175: At Least We Didn’t Talk About Zombies (Nagel’s “What is it Like to be a Bat?”)
2019-Oct-29
102 minutes
Episode 174: More Chiang for Your Buck ("Anxiety is the Dizziness of Freedom" Pt. 2)
2019-Oct-15
106 minutes
Episode 173: Talking to Your (Alternate) Self [Ted Chiang's "Anxiety is the Dizziness of Freedom"]
2019-Oct-01
100 minutes
Episode 172: Are You Free (to like the Chappelle special)?
2019-Sep-17
100 minutes
Episode 171: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Theodicy? (The Book of Job)
2019-Aug-27
91 minutes
Episode 170: Social Psychology Gets an Asch-Kicking
2019-Aug-13
109 minutes
Episode 169: A Bug's Life (Kafka's "The Metamorphosis")
2019-Jul-30
110 minutes
Episode 168: The Big Lebowski vs Pulp Fiction (Pt. 2)
2019-Jul-16
93 minutes
Episode 167: The Big Lebowski vs Pulp Fiction (Pt. 1)
2019-Jul-03
68 minutes
Episode 166: Total Recall (Ted Chiang's "The Truth of Fact, the Truth of Feeling")
2019-Jun-18
109 minutes
Episode 165: Life With No Head (With Sam Harris)
2019-Jun-04
136 minutes
Episode 164: Choosing to Believe
2019-May-14
81 minutes
Episode 163: Should I Stay or Should I Go? (Ursula K. Le Guin's "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas")
2019-May-01
94 minutes
Episode 162: Parents Just Don't Understand (with Paul Bloom)
2019-Apr-16
86 minutes
Episode 161: Reach-Around Knowledge and Bottom Performers (The Dunning-Kruger Effect)
2019-Apr-02
85 minutes
Episode 160: Everything is Meaningless: The Book of Ecclesiastes
2019-Mar-19
93 minutes
Episode 159: You Have the Right to Go to Prison
2019-Mar-05
75 minutes
Episode 158: False Dichotomies and Oral Reciprocity
2019-Feb-19
96 minutes
Episode 157: Notes From Underground (Pt. 2)
2019-Feb-05
81 minutes
Episode 156: Notes From Underground (Pt. 1)
2019-Jan-22
103 minutes
Episode 155: Alfred Hitchcock's Money Shot
2019-Jan-08
98 minutes
Episode 154: Metaphysical Vertigo (Borges's "Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius")
2018-Dec-18
116 minutes
Episode 153: Progress in Psychology: A Reply to BootyBootyFartFart
2018-Dec-04
106 minutes
Episode 152: Ruthlessness, Public and Private
2018-Nov-20
81 minutes
Episode 151: Viddy Well, My Listeners (Stanley Kubrick's "A Clockwork Orange")
2018-Nov-06
124 minutes
Episode 150: Paul Bloom Insisted That We Talk About Sex Robots
2018-Oct-23
86 minutes
Episode 149: Death, Immortality, and Porn (Intuition) Pumps
2018-Oct-02
101 minutes
Episode 148: Am I Wrong?
2018-Sep-19
101 minutes
Episode 147: Effective Altruism and Moral Uncertainty (with The One True Scotsman, Will MacAskill)
2018-Sep-04
103 minutes
Episode 146: Sore Losers (Does Sports Make Us Unhappy?)
2018-Aug-21
72 minutes
Episode 145: Lost in Borges' Garden
2018-Aug-07
97 minutes
Episode 144: Borges' Babylon
2018-Jul-24
83 minutes
Episode 143: The Psychology of Personality
2018-Jul-10
99 minutes
Episode 142: Suicide (with Matthew Nock)
2018-Jun-26
90 minutes
Episode 141: Implicit Bias
2018-Jun-05
81 minutes
Episode 140: Milgram's Mice
2018-May-22
93 minutes
Episode 139: Honor, Identity, and Headbutts
2018-May-12
91 minutes
Episode 138: Memory, Pain, and Relationships (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)
2018-Apr-24
105 minutes
Episode 137: Are Buddhists Afraid to Die? (with Shaun Nichols)
2018-Apr-10
79 minutes
Episode 136: The Good Life (with Laurie Santos)
2018-Mar-27
92 minutes
Episode 135: Utilitarianism and Moral Identity
2018-Mar-13
76 minutes
Episode 134: Digital Outrage (with Molly Crockett)
2018-Feb-27
111 minutes
Episode 133: Death and Dreams
2018-Feb-06
75 minutes
Episode 132: Emotional Willpower (with David DeSteno)
2018-Jan-23
95 minutes
Episode 131: I Have No Genitals and I Must Scream
2018-Jan-09
99 minutes
Episode 130: Dehumanization and Disintegration (with Paul Bloom)
2017-Dec-26
92 minutes
Episode 129: Dystopias
2017-Dec-12
105 minutes
Episode 128: Fragmented Values and Sex Panics (with Christina Hoff Sommers)
2017-Nov-28
110 minutes
Episode 127: Moral Luck
2017-Nov-14
84 minutes
Episode 126: The Absurd
2017-Oct-24
92 minutes
Episode 125: Can You Feel It?
2017-Oct-10
92 minutes
Episode 124: Dr. Strawson or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Episodic Life
2017-Sep-26
81 minutes
Episode 123: What Chilling Effect? (Intelligence Pt. 2)
2017-Sep-12
87 minutes
Episode 122: Nothing but a "G" Thing (Intelligence Pt. 1)
2017-Aug-29
100 minutes
Episode 121: The Beauty of Illusion - David Lynch's "Mulholland Drive"
2017-Aug-15
89 minutes
Episode 120: Clap Your Hand for Robert Wright
2017-Jul-25
107 minutes
Episode 119: A Brief History of Values
2017-Jul-12
86 minutes
Episode 118: We Don't Love Them Hoax
2017-Jun-28
72 minutes
Episode 117: Extended Minds, Extended Foreskins
2017-Jun-13
71 minutes
Episode 116: Pain, Pleasure, and Peer-Reviewed Penises
2017-May-31
76 minutes
Episode 115: Which Field is More Fu@%ed: Philosophy or Psychology?
2017-May-16
97 minutes
Episode 114: Great Vengeance and Furious Anger (Top 5 Movies About Revenge)
2017-May-04
81 minutes
Episode 113: Pascal, Probability, and Pitchforks
2017-Apr-18
78 minutes
Episode 112: Gettier Goggles
2017-Apr-04
91 minutes
Episode 111: Our Language Doesn't Have a Word For This Title (with Yoel Inbar)
2017-Mar-22
63 minutes
Episode 110: Stepsisters and Neck Braces (with Yoel Inbar)
2017-Mar-14
41 minutes
Episode 109: Moral Pluralism: Behind the Lube
2017-Feb-28
71 minutes
Episode 108: The Gimp Exception
2017-Feb-07
74 minutes
Episode 107: Winking Under Oppression (with Manuel Vargas)
2017-Jan-24
81 minutes
Episode 106: American Grandstand
2017-Jan-10
77 minutes
Episode 105: Wizards With (Reactive) Attitudes
2016-Dec-28
83 minutes
Episode 104: Smelling Salts for Morality: Our Top 3 Movies About Empathy (with Paul Bloom)
2016-Dec-14
93 minutes
Episode 103: Very Bad Utopias
2016-Nov-29
67 minutes
Episode 102: Red, Black, and Blue
2016-Nov-15
97 minutes
Episode 101: Having Desert and Eating It Too
2016-Nov-01
88 minutes
Episode 100: It's a Celebration
2016-Oct-13
98 minutes
Episode 99: Mockingbirds, Destructo-Critics, and Mr. Robot
2016-Sep-27
123 minutes
Episode 98: Mind the Gap
2016-Sep-13
82 minutes
Episode 97: Dogmatic Slumber Party
2016-Aug-30
83 minutes
Episode 96: Memory and Meaning in "Memento" (with Paul Bloom)
2016-Aug-16
86 minutes
Bonus Episode: More Doobie-ous Theories About "Mr. Robot" (Season 2)
2016-Aug-09
29 minutes
Episode 95: The Repugnance of Repugnance
2016-Aug-02
88 minutes
Episode 94: Buttery Friendships
2016-Jul-19
96 minutes
Episode 93: Avalanches, Blame, and Cowardice (With Yoel Inbar)
2016-Jul-05
99 minutes
Episode 92: Jonathan Edwards' Basement
2016-Jun-21
68 minutes
Episode 91: Rage Against the Machines
2016-Jun-07
84 minutes
Episode 90: Of Mice and Morals
2016-May-25
80 minutes
Episode 89: Shame on You (with Jennifer Jacquet)
2016-May-10
97 minutes
Episode 88: A Doobie for Elijah
2016-Apr-26
80 minutes
Episode 87: Lucky You (with Robert Frank)
2016-Apr-12
79 minutes
Episode 86: Guns, Shame, and the Meaning of Punishment
2016-Mar-22
74 minutes
Episode 85: A Zoo with Only One Animal (with Paul Bloom)
2016-Mar-12
69 minutes
Episode 84: Lifting the Veil
2016-Feb-23
93 minutes
Episode 83: Ego Trip
2016-Feb-09
61 minutes
Episode 82: Totalitarian Slide-Rulers
2016-Jan-26
65 minutes
Episode 81: Domo Arigato, Mr. Robot (With Yoel Inbar)
2016-Jan-12
107 minutes
Episode 80: The Coddling of the Wizard Mind (with Vlad Chituc and Christina Hoff Sommers)
2015-Dec-21
100 minutes
Episode 79: Good Lives, Good Friends, and Gay Mormons (with Valerie Tiberius)
2015-Dec-04
107 minutes
Episode 78: Wizards Uprising
2015-Nov-24
68 minutes
Episode 77: On the Moral Nature of Nazis, Jerks, and Ethicists (with Eric Schwitzgebel)
2015-Nov-09
80 minutes
Episode 76: Cha-Cha-changes
2015-Oct-26
62 minutes
Episode 75: A Golden Shower of Guests
2015-Oct-06
149 minutes
Episode 74: Lies, Damned Lies, and Ashley Madison
2015-Sep-16
113 minutes
Episode 73: Authentic Apes and Infinite Torture
2015-Aug-12
68 minutes
Episode 72: Tweenie Turing Tests, AI, and Ex Machina (with Joshua Weisberg)
2015-Jul-28
92 minutes
Episode 71: The Murky Morals and Mysterious Metaphysics of "Mr. Robot"
2015-Jul-14
66 minutes
Episode 70: Some Favorite Things
2015-Jun-29
94 minutes
Episode 69: CHiPs on Our Shoulders (Lessons in Objectivity)
2015-Jun-17
93 minutes
Episode 68: Risky, Reckless, and Regretful
2015-Jun-01
74 minutes
Episode 67: Funny How?
2015-May-18
77 minutes
Episode 66: Übermensch at Work
2015-Apr-20
84 minutes
Episode 65: Philocalypse Now
2015-Apr-06
79 minutes
Episode 64: Believing in a Just World
2015-Mar-19
73 minutes
Episode 63: Stalemates and Closets (with Sam Harris)
2015-Feb-28
166 minutes
Episode 62: Brain Jizz and "Black Mirror"
2015-Feb-09
61 minutes
Episode 61: Putting a Little Meaning in Your Life
2015-Jan-19
75 minutes
Episode 60: Drunk on Intuitions
2015-Jan-02
72 minutes
Episode 59: Tumors All the Way Down (With Sam Harris)
2014-Dec-16
152 minutes
Episode 58: Do the Right Thing (with Yoel Inbar)
2014-Dec-02
90 minutes
Episode 57: Free Willie
2014-Nov-18
45 minutes
Episode 56: Moral Heroes and Drunk Utilitarians
2014-Nov-03
70 minutes
Episode 55: Rooting for Evil (With Paul Bloom)
2014-Oct-21
78 minutes
Episode 54: Pooping on Ecstasy (Pain, Pleasure, and the Ethics of Breeding)
2014-Sep-24
77 minutes
Episode 53: The Psychology People Love to Hate (Evolutionary Psychology Pt.1)
2014-Sep-08
75 minutes
Episode 52: Thought Experiments (Huh!) What Are They Good For? (Part 2)
2014-Aug-25
76 minutes
Episode 51: Zombies, Trolleys, and Galileo's Balls
2014-Aug-12
78 minutes
Episode 50: Keeping it Unreal
2014-Jul-15
87 minutes
Episode 49: Psychopaths and Contrastivizzzzzzzz (With Walter Sinnott-Armstrong)
2014-Jun-23
103 minutes
Episode 48: Restorative Circle Jerk
2014-Jun-09
68 minutes
Episode 47: Schooled By Our Listeners
2014-May-22
62 minutes
Episode 46: The Real Josh Knobe
2014-May-05
64 minutes
Episode 45: Rounded Brains and Balanced "Play Diets"
2014-Apr-21
68 minutes
Episode 44: Killer Robots
2014-Apr-05
68 minutes
Episode 43: The Nature of Nudges
2014-Mar-17
50 minutes
Episode 42: Reason, Responsibility, and Roombas (With Paul Bloom)
2014-Mar-03
67 minutes
Episode 41: Moral Dilemmas at the Movies
2014-Feb-19
97 minutes
Episode 40: How Many Moralities Are There? Pt. 2 (with Jesse Graham)
2014-Feb-03
79 minutes
Episode 39: How Many Moralities Are There? (Pt.1)
2014-Jan-20
59 minutes
Episode 38: The Greatest Movies Ever Made about Personal Identity
2013-Dec-31
81 minutes
Episode 37: Porn, Poop, and Personal Identity (with Nina Strohminger)
2013-Dec-17
45 minutes
Episode 36: An Irresponsible Meta-Book Review of Joshua Greene's "Moral Tribes"
2013-Nov-25
55 minutes
Episode 35: Douchebags and Desert
2013-Nov-11
61 minutes
Episode 34: Does Reading Harry Potter Make You Moral? (with Will Wilkinson)
2013-Oct-28
74 minutes
Episode 33: Monkeys, Smurfs, and Human Conformity (With Laurie Santos)
2013-Oct-14
57 minutes
Episode 32: Disagreeing About Disagreement
2013-Sep-30
78 minutes
Episode 31: An Anthropologist's Guide to Moral Psychology (Pt. 1)
2013-Sep-16
54 minutes
Episode 30: The Greatest Books Ever Written
2013-Sep-02
71 minutes
Episode 29: PEDs, Tenure Pills, and "Hyberbolic Chambers"
2013-Aug-19
47 minutes
Episode 28: Moral Persuasion
2013-Aug-05
69 minutes
Episode 27: You, Your Self, and Your Brain (With Eddy Nahmias)
2013-Jul-22
82 minutes
Episode 26: Evolution and Sexual Perversion (with Jesse Bering)
2013-Jul-08
81 minutes
Episode 25: Burning Armchairs (with Joshua Knobe)
2013-Jun-24
58 minutes
Episode 24: The Perils of Empathy (with Paul Bloom)
2013-Jun-10
83 minutes
Episode 23: Straw Dogs (with Yoel Inbar)
2013-May-27
76 minutes
Episode 22: An Enquiry Concerning Slurs and Offensiveness
2013-May-12
64 minutes
Episode 21: Grad School
2013-May-06
93 minutes
Episode 20: Boston, Brains, and Bad Pronunciation (with Molly Crockett)
2013-Apr-21
60 minutes
Episode 19: The Burning Bridges Episode (Pt. 2)
2013-Apr-06
63 minutes
Episode 18: "Boy If Life Were Only Like This" (With Joe Henrich)
2013-Mar-22
49 minutes
Episode 17: Learning about Bushmen by Studying Freshmen?
2013-Mar-16
50 minutes
Episode 16: Race, Reparations, and American (In)Justice (with Damani McDole)
2013-Mar-02
60 minutes
Episode 15: The Burning Bridges Episode (Pt. 1)
2013-Feb-16
53 minutes
Episode 14: Bonus Episode on Snitches, Tattletales, and Whistleblowers
2013-Feb-08
27 minutes
Episode 13: Beanballs, Blood Feuds, and Collective Moral Responsibility (With Fiery Cushman)
2013-Jan-22
60 minutes
Episode 12: Justice for #!$@ ?
2013-Jan-14
73 minutes
Episode 11: It is Morally Wrong to Kill Morgan Freeman (with Yoel Inbar)
2012-Dec-28
75 minutes
Episode 10: Religion, Meaning, and Morality
2012-Dec-11
58 minutes
Episode 9: Social Psychology, Situationism, and Moral Character
2012-Dec-03
68 minutes
Episode 8: Dishonesty, Character, and Dan Ariely
2012-Nov-12
71 minutes
Episode 7: Psychopaths and Utilitarians Pt. 2 (Now with more poo poo)
2012-Nov-04
67 minutes
Episode 6: Trolleys, Utilitarians, and Psychopaths (Part 1)
2012-Oct-20
61 minutes
Episode 5: Revenge, Pt. 2: The Revenge
2012-Oct-08
65 minutes
Episode 4: Revenge, Pt. 1
2012-Sep-20
51 minutes
Episode 3: "We believe in nothing!" (Cultural diversity, relativism, and moral truth)
2012-Sep-08
61 minutes
Episode 2: The "Dangerous Truth" about Free Will (Free Will and Morality, Pt. 2)
2012-Sep-01
73 minutes
Episode 1: Brains, Robots, and Free Will (Free Will and Morality Pt. 1)
2012-Aug-30
70 minutes